12 Gifts for the Movie-Lover in Your Life

You'll want these even if you haven't seen the movie.

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Cinephiles can be hard to shop for: They have taste, they're hyper-aware of clichés, and they love an inside joke. You're going to need to get creative when you pick out a holiday gift for the movie-lover in your life. Fortunately, we consulted some film fans about what they want for the holidays and they delivered.

Here are 12 genius gift ideas for a film fanatic.

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Ingmar Bergman's Cinema (The Criterion Collection)
Amazon
$449.95

A little birdie who is also a noted film critic told us that this comprehensive Blu-Ray collection of iconic director Ingmar Bergman's work is the present all the movie nerds want this year. 

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Totoro Vintage Tee
Etsy
$19.00

True movie fans must also have a movie-centric wardrobe. This adorable, vintage-looking Studio Ghibli shirt is both stylish and in-the-know. 

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Overlook Hotel Keychain, Room 237
Etsy
$6.00

A nod to one of the most beloved hotel rooms in cinema history, get the film-lover in your life this fun, faux-room key keychain from The Shining. Because all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. 

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ViewSonic Projector
ViewSonic amazon.com
$292.26

This projector can create an 120" image, gets great reviews on Amazon, and is super easy to set-up and use (it plugs into HDMI an cable). It's like that old saying, "Get your cinephile a home theater setup and they're yours forever." 

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Nicolas Cage Stud Earrings
Etsy
$12.00

When I die, please bury me in these subtle studs featuring prolific and problematic fave Nic Cage. Perhaps you could also bury me in Cage's own pyramid

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LeSportsac UO Exclusive Alex Cargo Camera Bag
LeSportsac urbanoutfitters.com
$125.00

This hip and useful camera bag is a far cry from the clunky models that people usually haul their gear around in—so your loved one can make a statement while making a statement. 

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OPOLAR No Oil Popcorn Maker
OPOLAR Amazon
$49.99
$34.99 (30% off)

When you watch enough movies, you need some dedicated equipment, and this popcorn machine checks all the boxes: Fast, oil-free, affordable, cute. Done deal 

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GUCCI Paramount Print Tee
Nordstrom
$590.00

On the one hand, Gucci's shout-out to the Paramount studio is a pricey buy. On the other, it's cheeky and looks very cozy and may be the last shirt you'll ever need. Decisions, decisions...

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Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers
Amazon
$21.04

From the orgasmic sandwich in When Harry Met Sally to the romantic birthday cake from Sixteen Candles, this cookbook from Andrew Rea recreates the dishes in some iconic film scenes. You can eat while you watch. 

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Minimalist Movie Poster
Etsy
£6.60

Everyone loves wall art, but typical posters are a little dorm room, no? Why not go for a minimalist poster, then: With classic films (here's a take on Boogie Nights, by noted auteur Paul Thomas Andersonin beautiful designs, they're for grown-up fans. 

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Raptor Enamel Lapel Pin
Amazon
$9.99

This pin pays homage to one of the most underrated characters in cinema history: The raptor who eats that guy in Jurassic Park. Get it for the clever girl in your life. 

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Bucket List Scratch-Off Movie Poster
Amazon
$14.99

This poster has 100 of the greatest movies of all time on it, and when your loved one crosses another flick off the list, they can literally scratch off the spot for it on this poster. 

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