10 movies to watch in autumn

Autumn has started – the leaves are turning brown, rain is coming down from the sky and sweaters are back. On rainy days, there’s nothing I’d rather do than to watch films – preferably chick flicks. Cuddling up, sitting beneath a blanket with a glass of hot tea. Here’s a list of 10 movies to watch in autumn.

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada

Andy is a young journalist looking for a job. She lands a job at the high fashion magazine run by Miranda Priestly – a place where Andy totally doesn’t seem to fit. But Runway might just be the perfect place for her…

Genre: Comedy, drama
Runtime: 1h 49min
Director: David Frankel
Cast: Anna Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci
IMDb score: 6,9
Tomatometer: 75%
Nominated for two Golden Globes



Sandy is a good girl and fell in love with bad-boy Danny over the summer. When they discover they’re going to the same school, Sandy feels that Danny isn’t the same Danny he used to be.

Genre: Musical, romance
Runtime: 1h 50min
Director: Randal Kleiser
Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
IMDb score: 7,2
Tomatometer: 75%
Nominated for 1 Oscar

The Age of Adeline

The Age of Adeline

Adaline is a young woman, born around 1900. When the has an accident, she finds out that she can’t age anymore. Many, many years later she meets a man who makes her life turn around.

Genre: Drama, fantasy, romance
Runtime: 1h 52min
Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Cast: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford
IMDb score: 7,2
Tomatometer: 56%



Young boy Jack falls in love with a kind young woman on board the luxurious cruise ship Titanic. Bad luck ahead…

Genre: Drama, romance
Runtime: 3h 14min
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates
IMDb score: 7,8
Tomatometer: 89%
Won 11 Oscars

Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

Will Hunting is really, really smart but doesn’t do anything with it. He’s a janitor at M.I.T. and some people there find out he has a gift for mathematics. While being busy with mathematics, he needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Genre: Drama, romance
Runtime: 2h 6min
Director: Gus Van Sant
Cast: Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck
IMDb score: 8,3
Tomatometer: 97%
Won 2 Oscars

The Holiday

The Holiday

Amanda is a wealthy woman living in Hollywood. Iris is a simple woman living in a small cottage in the English countryside. When the two women meet on the internet, they decide to swap homes. The women find themselves in entirely other lives.

Genre: Comedy, romance
Runtime: 2h 18min
Director: Nancy Meyers
Cast: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black
IMDb score: 6,9
Tomatometer: 49%

Twilight (marathon)


Twilight gives off the perfect autumn vibe with its blue filter and rain – even though it’s a bad franchise. It’s all about young woman Bella meeting old (but in a young body) vampire Edward. Bella finds herself in a battle between vampire clans and werewolves. Ps. Take a look at this blogpost in which I watched Twilight again for the first time in six years.

Genre: Drama, fantasy, romance
Runtime: 1h 55min – 2h 10min
Director: Catherine Hardwicke, Bill Condon, David Slade, Chris Weitz
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner
IMDb score: 4,7 – 5,5
Tomatometer: 25% – 49%

Bridget Jones Diary (and the sequels!)

Bridget Jones

Bridget Jones seems like an ordinary woman. But she hasn’t found love (yet). Over the course of a year, she keeps a diary in which she writes about her tumultuous life, where she is found dangling between the love of two men.

Genre: Comedy, drama, romance
Runtime: 1h 37min
Director: Sharon Maguire
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
IMDb score: 6,7
Tomatometer: 81%
Nominated for 1 Oscar

Notting Hill

Notting Hill

William Thacker is a British man who owns a bookshop in the London neighboorhood of Notting Hill. One day, he meets the most famous movie star in the whole wide world and he finds his world turned upside down.

Genre: Comedy, romance
Runtime: 2h 4 min
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts
IMDb score: 7,1
Tomatometer: 83%
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes

You’ve got mail

You've got mail

Kathleen Kelly and Joe Fox have only two things in common: they both run a bookstore. Kathleen runs a small childrenbookstore while Joe runs the biggest bookstorechain in Manhattan. Secondly, they’re both in love with someone they met on the internet.

Genre: Comedy, drama, romance
Runtime: 1h 59min
Director: Nora Ephron
Cast: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan
IMDb score: 6,6
Tomatometer: 69%
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe

Got any other suggestions for this list of movies to watch in autumn? Leave it in the comments below!

3 thoughts on “10 movies to watch in autumn”

  1. Love this list! What is it about this time of year that makes movies so much more enjoyable?
    I’ve still never seen Good Will Hunting and I really need to do something about it.

    1. littlemisschickflick

      Don’t tell me you’ve never seen The Devil Wears Prada and You’ve got Mail?! Those really are ‘Anna movies’!

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