24 Entertaining Gifts For Movie Lovers That’ll Get An Ovation

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: November 9, 2023

    Movies have such a prominent place in our lives. We can remember the first movie we ever saw in a theater. For many of us, our first date was going to a movie. Movies can bring back memories, transport us to a different place and time and help us escape sadness or chaos in our real lives. No wonder movies inspire such love, devotion, and even scholarship. 

    Given how popular movies are, you’re sure to have a flicks fan in your life. And we have curated an Oscar-worthy gift list. No matter their favorite genre of film, their favorite actor, or director, we have something to delight in. 

    For that movie lover or cinephile on your list, look no further. We’ve collected this collection of unique and affordable movie gifts for any budget. Our gift guide has some pretty awesome gift ideas, from books to games to home decor, that will get a standing ovation.

  1. Portable Projector
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    Nebula Capsule is a brilliant cinema that you can enjoy anytime, anywhere. Using Android 7.1, it plays content from your favorite video streaming service like Netflix or mirrors your phone’s screen to create a remarkably detailed picture up to 100 inches big right in your living room. A class-leading 360° speaker complements stunning image quality to deliver heart-pounding sound wherever you sit. So enjoy stunning pictures and sound wherever you want—one of the best gifts for movie lovers. It’s excellent for watching their favorite tv shows too. 

  3. Scratch Off  Movies Bucket List Poster 
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    Some films will never get old. Timeless classics with life-changing stories, inspiring actors, and genius direction work together to create pure magic. So many great movies! Learn more about cinema, the world, and yourself from the 100 best movies of all time. Reunite with your heroes and remember the scenes that made you laugh and cry. Get them this 100 movies scratch-off poster for a great gift for movie lovers.

  5. Inflatable Outdoor Projector Movie Screen
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    Move the cinema to your backyard and watch your favorite movies under the stars. It’s straightforward to install and remove. The screen cloth is made of high-quality light box cloth, which brings excellent picture quality. The screen cloth is replaceable to help you save money. It can get an incredible home theater or outdoor car movie party in just a few minutes.

  7. Movie Reel Accent Table
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    If you’re searching for a unique gift for your favorite film buff or film student, this small, round black metal accent table features a metal film reel with glass as the tabletop on a tripod base. This film reel decor makes for a great statement piece anywhere from an office to a dorm room, both a work of art and a functional side table.

  9. Notepad
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    Is Die Hard an action movie or a Christmas movie? And how many great movie quotes are backed into this film? It’s a debate for the ages. They can record their thoughts on the matter in this Die Hard-inspired notebook. The notebook measures 6×9 inches and has 120 lined pages. This is a great stocking stuffer for film fans. 

  11. Vintage Tripod Table Lamp
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    This tripod lamp is an ideal solution for any modern and industrial interior. The legs allow adjusting the lamp’s height and width, which best suits the space and needs. These old Hollywood tripod lights make great accents in home theater rooms. An excellent Christmas gift for any movie fan.

  13. Embossed Retro Theater Sign
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    Get nostalgic with your home decor! This Theater Triangle Embossed Tin Sign features black, white, yellow, and red shades and is designed to look like an old-fashioned theater sign. The triangle shape makes the sign project from the wall, adding even more interest! Display it on your entertainment or movie room wall for an instant touch of vintage flair.

  15. Directors Chair
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    Discover a variety of uses for this classic-style Director’s Chair. Constructed with solid wood, this portable Director’s Chair is built for lasting strength. Foldable design makes transportation and storage a breeze–meaning you can move it from room to room or transport it for special occasions with ease—an excellent solution for homes, schools, events, and businesses alike.

  17. Eat What You Watch
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    Many of our favorite movies come with a side of iconic food moments: the elaborate timpano from Big Night, Charlie Chaplin’s dancing dinner rolls in The Gold Rush, the orgasmic deli fare from When Harry Met Sally, or the redemptive birthday cake from Sixteen Candles. From the creators of Binging With Babish, this cookbook recreates these iconic food scenes and many more. With recipes from more than 40 classic and cult films, Eat What You Watch is the perfect gift for movie buffs and home cooks who want to add some cinematic flair to their cooking repertoire.

  19. Movie Critic T-Shirt
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    Watching movies is a labor of love, not a paid endeavor for true movie junkies. That’s the sentiment of this t-shirt. Available for men, women, and kids, you can choose from a variety of colors. 

  21. The Wes Anderson Collection
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    The perfect coffee table book for a movie buff! This New York Times bestselling overview of Wes Anderson’s filmography features previously unpublished behind-the-scenes photos, artwork, and ephemera from his classic movies.

  23. Movie Popcorn Container Blanket
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    Stay in for movie night while still going BIG with BigMouth Inc.’s Movie Popcorn Fuzzy Blanket. This 5-foot-long plush throw blanket is cozy, warm, and incredibly soft! Our extra-large movie-theater-style popcorn blanket is perfect for movie marathons on the couch, crisp cool nights on the patio, snuggling up by the campfire, and more! 

  25. Movie Trivia Card Game
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    Movie Trivia Features 1200 Fun Trivia Question Cards. Test your knowledge of comedy, action, drama, sci-fi-horror, and awards. Win the Movie Buff Bragger title when you beat your friends and family at Movies Trivia game night. Easy setup and has no complicated rules or pieces, so you get right to having fun. Great for large groups and film lovers ages 12 and up.

  27. Stovetop Popcorn Gift Set
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    Whether you’re a card-carrying popcorn aficionado or just a voracious snacker, there’s no denying that not all popcorn is created equal. And once you try Amish Country Popcorn, you’ll never go back to eating the “regular stuff” again. The gourmet popcorn kernels are grown, manufactured, and packaged in the heart of America; Amish Country Popcorn is popcorn as it should be—made without toxic additives, allergens, or high-calorie toppings. It comes with a stovetop popcorn popper too. It gives you that authentic movie theater experience. 

  29. Let’s Make a Movie
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    Almost anyone can shoot a two-minute video of Fluffy or Fido being adorable. But how many can make an enjoyable film that tells a story? This step-by-step book the process and storytelling skills to make videos they’re proud of. Packed with tips, tricks, and info, it will help develop the confidence to use their imaginations and get their ideas onto film. DIY filmmaking and a mini master class in the art. Friends will marvel at their talent. 

  31. Air Popcorn Maker
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    Make a favorite movie night treat in just minutes. The Hamilton Beach Hot Air Popcorn Popper is easy to use – add the kernels with the built-in measuring cup, plug it in and let the fun begin. Everyone can have their own bowl of popcorn, as this popper makes 16 cups per batch. With an air popper, you can customize the flavor by adjusting the seasonings to your liking, have it plain for a low-calorie snack, or spice it up with toppings for a holiday snack. It will be a blockbuster gift!

  33. The Snack Bar
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    Because not everyone likes popcorn! Just like the real snack bar at a movie theater, this snack box has a wide assortment of treats to choose from, some are savory, and some are sweet. There are forty snacks in the box, plenty to share! 

  35. Vintage Movie Poster Collage Kit
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    Each of these 50 4×6 inch retro movie posters is printed on high-quality card stock. When arranged edge to edge, the posters cover a 3×3 foot area. They can put stuck on the wall, put into a collage frame, or hung from lighted clip strands. Unleash their creativity! 

  37. Horror Movie Tote
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    Horror movie fans will adore this cute tote bag! See? Horror fans have a softer side! The tote bag is made of 100% sturdy cotton canvas and is washable. It’s a great bag for the gym, the office, and running errands. The tote makes an excellent Halloween gift for your spooky someone! 

  39. The Movie Jigsaw Puzzle
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    It’s not only fun to put this 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle together, but it’s also fun to see how many of your favorite moves you can spot! When completed, the puzzle measures 24×30 inches. 

  41. Canvas Prints
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    These prints evoke old Hollywood, arguably the Golden Age of filmmaking. Each print measures 12×16 inches, and the giclee pictures are printed on high-quality polyester canvas. The prints are not framed and will look perfect in a den or office. 

  43. Star Wars Box Set
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    This is the ultimate gift for Sci-Fan fans, the box set of Start Wars episodes I-VI, the complete saga. The set also includes extended deleted scenes and alternative scenes, costume turnarounds, interviews with the cast and crew, and more. 

  45. Christmas Movie Advent Calendar
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    Christmas movie lovers are a breed apart! They will love this fun gift. Each of the 24 cards lists a different Christmas movie for them to watch in the lead-up to the big day and some fun facts about the movie. This is a great (early) family Christmas gift. 

  47. Movie Socks
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    You can read the socks, don’t ask questions! Just make it with popcorn. These silly socks are 80% cotton and will fit most men with US size 6-13 feet and women with US size seven and up.