19 Cozy Amazon Prime Movies to Curl Up on the Couch With This Fall
Is there anything better than curling up under a warm blanket with a huge bowl of popcorn and a movie? When it's chilly outside, sometimes the only solution is to stay home and enjoy a fall movie that gives you all the autumnal warm and fuzzies. If choosing the right movie to match your mood often takes you more time than watching the film itself, no need to worry, we've rounded up 19 movies that are perfect for this time of year. You can stream them all on Amazon Prime tonight, so skip the annoying endless scroll, and get to the fun part. Whether you're into rom-coms, period pieces, or something spooky, we guarantee there's a movie here that everyone will enjoy watching! So snuggle up, make a mug of your favorite hot drink, and dive right in.
Get into spooky season with murder mystery Knives Out. When a famous crime novelist turns up dead, it's up to private detective Benoit Blanc to solve the case — if he can get through all of the scheming relatives and staff members in his way, that is. Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ana de Armas, and Daniel Craig, this suspenseful film will grab you from minute one.
If you're in the mood for something scarier, try Us. In this creepy thriller, an entire family must outsmart their own underworld look-alikes. You'll be questioning the ending way after you finish it.
You've Got Mail
As far as rom-coms go, You've Got Mail is one of the greats. Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan play star-crossed lovers who run rival bookstores. Books, sweaters, and a classic soundtrack give this movie the coziest fall vibes around.
No list of freaky fall movies would be complete without the 1978 horror classic Halloween. If you haven't already watched a young Jamie Lee Curtis fight off the infamous Michael Myers, then what are you waiting for?
Set in the misty moors of England, the haunting tale of Cathy and Heathcliff has everything a good fall movie needs: drama, romance, and (of course) ghosts. The 1939 adaptation of Emily Brontë's novel of the same name features Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier as the passionate pair.
Pixar's Coco reimagines the Day of the Dead, a November holiday all about celebrating family and honoring your ancestors. Graveyards, skeletons, and candles aren't the only reasons this is a great movie to curl up and watch this fall, but they sure do help.
Johnny Depp stars as Edward Scissorhands, a Frankenstein-ish creation who falls in love with suburban teenager Kim, played by Winona Ryder. Watch for the fantasy and the romance, stay for the Halloween costume inspiration.
One True Thing
Meryl Streep and Renée Zellweger make the perfect mother-daughter duo in this 1998 flick. Centered around a family's last Thanksgiving together, One True Thing is a moving must-see this season.
Fantastic Mr. Fox
If you're spending your fall days missing summer, one viewing of Fantastic Mr. Fox is sure to cure those autumn blues. With its orange and yellow color palette and charming, quirky characters, this film will have you smelling pumpkin spice before you know it.
Regardless of whether you're a big fan of the board game or you've never heard of Miss Scarlet and Colonel Mustard, Clue is a classic whodunnit you just can't miss this fall. The 1985 film is a delightful murder-mystery comedy that's perfect for your next movie night.
Though there are plenty of Little Women adaptations, only Greta Gerwig's will make you want to bury yourself in a sweater and grab an even thicker scarf. From the costumes to the scenery, there's hardly anything about this movie that doesn't scream fall.
Dead Poets Society
The academic setting in Dead Poets Society feels like going back to school in the best way. With the help of their new teacher, a group of boys learn to open their minds and live every day like it's their last.
Johnny Depp in another Halloween-themed movie? You bet. Sleepy Hollow reinvents Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow with added twists, turns, and a cast full of unsettling characters.
St. Elmo's Fire
The 1985 movie St. Elmo's Fire is a coming-of-age tale that follows a group of recent college graduates as they make their way in the adult world. Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, and Andie MacDowell carry this heartwarming story that will give you all the fall feels.
In this 2020 film, two friends try to throw a quiet Thanksgiving, but their celebration is quickly crushed by a rowdy crowd of friends, relatives, and exes. As far as autumnal comedies go, this one's a winner.
For a nostalgic feel-good flick, give Matilda a watch. From the book to the screen, there's just something so very fall about Matilda and Miss Honey's world.
The Blind Side
What's more fall than football? This heartwarming story starring Sandra Bullock, Kathy Bates, and Tim McGraw follows one teen's journey from a complicated upbringing to the NFL.
Director Alfred Hitchcock is a master of suspense, and his movie The Birds has all the chills and thrills you'll need this season. Tippi Hedren plays a woman at the center of a town that is mysteriously attacked by birds. Her performance will give you some serious shivers.