Having your buds over? Get one of these movies ready and let the good times roll—they’re your guaranteed happy place.
Has someone just had a break-up? Then settle in for Titanic, an undeniable weepy.
You don’t have to wait until Christmas to hang out with Colin Firth and that adorable kid! Love Actually is great year-round!
Another Hugh Grant rom-com? Obviously. Watch him romance Julia Roberts in Notting Hill.
Nine years later, you’re still quoting Anchorman in every day speech… to your boss.
Can you even think about this film without hearing the immortal line, “Don’t f*ck with the baby-sitter”? Scream it along with your friends during Adventures in Babysitting.
Between your group of gals, you can probably recite every line to Legally Blonde.
Dancing, bad ’80s hair, a baby Sarah Jessica Parker? Girls Just Want to Have Fun was created for girls’ nights.
With every passing year, the tale of a rich guy falling in love with his prostitute becomes more ridic. Laugh along with your pals to Pretty Woman.
Another one from the Will Ferrell milieu, Step Brothers is pure, unadulterated hilarity. Don’t shoot soda out of your nose in front of your friends.
An oldie and a goodie: Break out Troop Beverly Hills, a total cult classic. What a thrill!
Watch Clueless over again with your friends and try to pick out the jokes that you didn’t understand in 1995.
You’ve been watching it at sleepovers since seventh grade, and Now and Then is still just as perfect as you left it.
Baby Hilary Swank! Her angry fighting face in The Next Karate Kid was excellent prep for Million Dollar Baby
You sit on a throne of lies! But you don’t have to. Just watch Elf and feel silly and gleeful.
Middle school is really terrible. Watch Welcome to the Dollhouse with pals and feel psyched that you never have to go back!
Shock me, shock me, shock me, with that deviant behavior. Or watch Empire Records again.
Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead is the weirdest, funniest, smartest comedy. Why aren’t we already watching it weekly?
Another twisted cult classic? Heathers is one of the more perfect high-school movies ever made. Is it time for a remake yet?
The best wedding-related flick of the bunch? The irrepressible Father of the Bride movies.
A slightly unexpected not unwelcome pick? The Justin Bieber documentary, Never Say Never. It’s seriously, awesomely good. Trust us on this one!