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Fall Movie Bucket List – 25 Fall Movies Not To Be Missed

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Get in the mood for sweater weather with this awesome Fall movie bucket list.

This list is packed with fantastic films that ooze fall vibes – from adult-only adventures to autumn movies that are perfect for your next family movie night in.

Read on for the best fall movies to watch this year – and don’t forget to download the free printable fall movie bucket list at the bottom of the page!

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This list of movies runs the gamut from the romantic to the scary. No matter what kind of movie you like to watch, you are sure to find something on this list that is perfect for your next night in.

Just grab your cozy blanket, a cup of pumpkin tea and settle in for your fall movie marathon.

Great Movies For Adults To Enjoy This Fall

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Let’s get the fall party started with some classic fall movies for adults to watch. Whether you are looking to add something special to your Fall Bucket List For Couples or you just fancy a night in, you will love this list.

If you are looking for something more scary, make sure to check out our Halloween Movie Bucket List of 60+ scary and not-so-frightening movies.

October Sky (1999)

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This highly rated movie tells the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father’s wishes

Good Will Hunting (1997)

Good Will Hunting

This heartwarming tale of a janitor who is a math wizard won Oscars for best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay.

Set in New England in the fall, it is a great movie to watch on a cold evening.

Autumn In New York (2000)

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This romantic tearjerker is one of those movies that you watch when you are in the mood for a cry (you know what I mean).

The NYC fall backdrop makes this perfect for your fall movie bucket list.

Autumn In The Vineyard (2016)

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When Frankie and Nate both have a claim to ownership of Sorrento Farms, they are forced to divide the vineyard right down the middle and work the fields alongside each other to bring in the harvest leading up to the Best Wine competition at the annual Autumn Harvest Festival.

You’ve Got Mail (1998)

You've got mail

This syrupy sweet “chick” flick is set in New York during the fall and is the perfect movie of those nights when you want something light.

You’ll love the outdated technology that don’t detract from this timeless love and witty love story.

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

Sweet Home Alabama

Here is another fun comedy that is set in the autumn.

Reese Witherspoon shines in this movie about a hotshot New Yorker who goes back to her hometown with her fiance.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

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This hilarious movie follows two men as they do everything they can to make it home in time for Thanksgiving.

Friendsgiving (2020)


Molly and Abbey, and their close friends and acquaintances, host a comical and chaotic Thanksgiving dinner in this cute movie starring Wanda Sykes.

The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side

No Fall movie bucket list would be complete without at least one football movie!

The Blind Side is one of those films that touches your heart whether you like football or not.

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

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This classic romcom has a beautiful autumn dropout.

If you are looking for a movie set in the fall, you can’t get better than this film.

Dead Poets Society (1989)

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Nothing says fall more than the whole back to school thing and this movie has it all.

Elite prep schools, secret societies and gorgeous autumn scenery.

Stepmom (1998)

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A terminally-ill woman must deal with her ex-husband’s new lover, who will be their children’s stepmother in this tender-hearted movie.

The whole film is filled with gorgeous autumn colors making a must on any Fall movie bucket list.

Love Story (1970)

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Set in the fall, this beautiful story is one for the ages.

This tearjerker is one of those movies that everyone has to watch at least once in their lifetime.

Mean Girls (2004)

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Set around the first few months of school, this is one of the best movies to come out of the last 20 years if you love light and fluffy comedies.

Plus October 3rd is officially Mean Girls day so how can you resist?

Sweet November (2001)

Sweet November

This movie set in the fall is about a workaholic and a woman who agree to spending a month in a relationship.

This definitely isn’t a romcom but if you are in the mood for some romance, it might be right up your alley.

Fall Movie Bucket List For Kids

If you are looking for a cute family-friendly movie to watch this fall, we have rounded up some of the best options for you here.

Coraline (2009)

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Wandering her rambling old house in her boring new town, Coraline discovers a hidden door to a fantasy version of her life.

This animated horror movie is not suitable for little kids but it is great for tweens and younger teens.

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

It's the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Will this Halloween be the one when the Great Pumpkin comes?

Linus thinks so in this classic fall movie that is sure to become a family tradition.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

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Although the Harry Potter franchise is not necessarily a “fall” themed movie collection, the surroundings and content make it perfect for watching on a crisp fall evening.

Fantastic Mr Fox (2009)

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The colors, the woodland animals and the farm make this a wonderful fall movie to watch as a whole family.

Twilight (2008)

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The cult teen classic is spooky, dark and perfect for watching in the fall.

Fall Disney Movies

Looking for some Disney movies with fall vibes? Here are some of our favorites:

Coco (2017)

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Coco is a really cute movie filled with music and fun.

Miguel finds himself in the Land of The Dead in his quest to be a musician.

Frozen 2 (2019)

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From the songs about the changing seasons to the fall leaves everywhere, Frozen 2 is a great fall movie that is sure to get you in the mood to snuggle up somewhere cozy.

Pocahontas (1995)


Yeah, I think Pocahontas takes place in the fall–the corn crops are all ready to be harvested and of course, the whole Thanksgiving thing – falling leaves.

The Fox and The Hound (2006)

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The Fox and the Hound has several fall scenes making it a cute family movie to watch together – although bear in mind that it can be a bit sad.

Adventures of Ichabod and Mr Toad

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This Disney fall movie combines two classic stories into one – The Wind In The Willows and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Free Printable Fall Movie Bucket List

Make sure to download this free printable fall movie bucket list and start checking off as you want each of this autumn-tastic films!

So grab a pumpkin spice latte and some apple pie and settle down for a fall movie marathon!

Click here to grab your free printable bucket list

You can print this fall movie bucket list as many times as you like.

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Fall Movie Bucket List – Final Thoughts

Throw on your coziest sweater and get ready for a autumn movie marathon with this list of awesome fall-themed movies.

From the creepy to the fun, there is something for everyone on this awesome list – what is your favorite?

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