When you’re looking for gifts for movie lovers and film buffs, it pays to be as creative as the people who made the movies. Don’t opt for cinema tickets or DVDs; instead, choose one of the 22 awesome options in this list. There’s a director’s bar stool, retro spotlight, and even an old-fashioned popcorn cart to really make the experience authentic. Or if you’re looking for something smaller, how about a set of movie-inspired socks with cute scenes from four classics?
Help them work their way through 100 of the greatest movies of all time with this colorful scratch-off poster. From The Goonies to Gladiator, every time they watch one of the iconic movies they can scratch off the silver panel to reveal artwork relating to the title underneath.
Give them their own movie theater with this incredible inflatable movie screen that can be used indoors or out. Measuring a massive 12’ high by 11.4’ wide, this screen inflates in seconds and comes with two built-in fans plus stakes and tethers for an al-fresco film night. Storage bag included.
Do they claim to be the most knowledgeable movie-goer of all time? If so, put them to the test with The Movie Quiz Book. Filled with 1400+ questions about the industry across 120 themed quizzes, it will really test their knowledge as a fun alternative to game night with friends.
If they’d like to know more about film making, give them the chance to learn from the best with a Masterclass. Taught by none other than Martin Scorsese, this online class covers everything from developing their style and working with actors, to the importance of music and sound design.
Wall-mounted or freestanding on a console, the Sonos Playbar will bring the cinema into the home. Providing cinematic sound, crisp dialogue, and perfect bass, this soundbar will make the most of TV shows, movies, and music, and is controllable from the Sonos app as well as the remote.
Super fun to do and perfect for movie night, this set of 10 corn cobs will make for a delicious snack. Simply prepare the cob, place it in the paper bag provided, and after a short time in the microwave the kernels will leave the cob and transform into delicious popcorn.
If they always fancied seeing their name up in lights, this movie-themed print will make the perfect gift. Ideal for celebrating a wedding or anniversary, the print will be personalized with the couple’s names, special date, and a movie title of their choosing, either made up or one of three suggestions.
Have them recreate their favorite scenes and channel their favorite leading man or lady with Cocktails of the Movies. Featuring 64 iconic cocktails, along with a synopsis of the scene and a history of the drink, it features the likes of Holly Golightly’s Mississippi Punch, and Sugar Kane’s Manhattan.
This table will make the most perfect gift for the movie lover’s home, as it’s made from authentic 1930s aluminum 35mm film reel. Encased in glass, this occasional table also features a steel base with salvaged gear parts, making it ideal for anyone into steampunk or industrial chic, too.
Lots of fun and great to play with other movie buffs, Awkward Family Photos sees players choosing the funniest silver screen quote to match the cringeworthy photograph pulled from the pile. Of course, they don’t actually need movie knowledge to play, which makes it ideal for everyone.
Make movie night even more authentic with this fabulous Vintage Professional Popcorn Cart. Standing at 53 inches tall, this cart comes with a lighted interior so they can keep their eye on their stash, a built-in stirring system, and a hinged opening for easy access. Compatible with Nostalgia Popcorn Kits.
With 140 letters, numbers, and characters included with this movie light box, there’s no end to the messages they can create. Framed in dark wood laminate and backlit just like the real thing, this vintage edition box makes a fun gift for movie lovers.
These socks are so much fun, and perfect for anyone who loves their movies. With four pairs in the set, each one features a scene from a famous film: King Kong, Harry Potter, Titanic, and Leon: The Professional. Suitable for US women’s size 5-9.
Popcorn always has been and always will be the best snack to eat at the cinema, but you can bring the experience home for somebody with this set of vintage tins. Containing kernels, buttery popcorn oil, movie theater seasoning and sweet caramel seasoning, it’s got everything they need for a nostalgic experience.
Would-be directors can elevate their ambitions with this classic chair that now comes in bar height. Fully foldable for easy storage, this 30” chair features an 18” wide seat and comes in a variety of colors, with a black or a natural wood finish and hand-shaped arms for added comfort.
Any group of film-goers will love battling it out in the Cinephile Game. They can test their knowledge in the movie geek round, before stepping up to the expert level, where they not only match the actors to the films, but also link other actors to each other to win.
Save on washing up with this convenient collapsible popcorn bowl. Made from silicone, it will pop corn in the microwave (with no oil required) and then double as a holder for the delicious popcorn while they watch the TV. Once finished with, it collapses for easy storage until it’s needed again.
Put the spotlight on style with this awesome table lamp. Antique in appearance and full of nostalgia, it’s height adjustable and the shade can open or close for the perfect ambience, while the lamp can also be adjusted up, down, left, and right for light where they need it the most.
Mobile phones are great for watching videos and movies on, but the screens can be a little too small for comfort. This smartphone magnifier is designed to look like a retro TV; simply slide the phone into the back of the ‘TV’, and the pictures are twice the size!
Food plays a starring role in many great movies, and now they can eat along to their favorite with the Eat What You Watch Cookbook. With recipes from Bridesmaids, Saturday Night Fever, and Stand By Me (plus 38 others), it will add a whole new dimension to movie nights.
If the film of the night is an old classic (or even if it’s not), add to the retro vibe with the Whirley-Pop Popcorn Popper. Designed for use on a stove top, this aluminum bucket can make six quarts of popcorn as the hand crank on the top is turned.