15 Spectacular Gifts for Movie Lovers (2020 Guide)

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Buying gifts for film lovers can be loads of fun – but it can also be tricky because there are so many different movie gifts you could consider!

The best gifts for movie lovers are going to change depending on your movie buff and what genre they are into, how they like to experience their films, and how passionate they are about their movies.

We’re pretty big into movies – Eric is a huge movie fan while Lisa hasn’t seen that many classics… but we’re working on it.

In any case, there are lots of great gifts for movie buffs out there right now. In fact, gifts for movie goers are especially good right now at a time when movie theatres might be closed where you live.

From basic movie watching items to top movie gift ideas that will take your movie lover’s “movie game” to the next level, check out our curated list of movie lover gift ideas that are sure to fit the bill for your person!

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Great Gifts for Movie Lovers

In the following list, you can find a number of gift ideas for movie fans in different price ranges. Movie buff gifts come in all shapes and sizes so that’s what you’ll find below.

We didn’t focus on specific genres (such as horror movie fans) and instead focused on gift ideas that would appeal to the average movie fan. Of course, there are many more movie gift ideas out there!

Mini Projector

Your movie fan doesn’t have their own projector yet? Then consider getting them one to help them take their movie experience to the next level!

This mini projector is nice since it has a small footprint and can be stored easily. It can also be connected to numerous different devices making it easy to set up and start watching that movie.

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Director’s Chair

Is it your movie lover’s dream to ever be a movie director? With a director’s chair like this they can start preparing for the role, haha!

These director’s chairs can be ordered in different color and at different heights, making it easy to choose a chair that would actually work in the movie lovers home.

For example, these chairs could be used as bar stools or nice accent pieces in a movie or family room.

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Ticket Stub Organizer

If you have a movie fan who likes to go see new movies in theaters and then keeps the ticket, get them a ticket stub organizer.

Organizers like this one make it easy to store the ticket stubs. You can also write down notes and memories from that specific event next to the ticket stub.

This could end up being the perfect memory book to get out every once in a while to relive movie magic.

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Portable Movie Screen

Want to watch movies on a bigger screen? Then get your movie lover a portable movie screen!

This screen can be used both indoors and outside – making it super versatile. It’s easy to set up and can be the perfect movie night addition.

If the movie lover doesn’t have a projector yet, you can go all out and gift the movie screen and mini projector mentioned above as the ultimate movie gift!

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Movie Night Popcorn

If the person you want to get a gift for is not only a movie fan but also a popcorn fan, gift them this movie night popcorn set!

It comes with popcorn kernels and various seasonings and can be the perfect movie gift idea if you’re unsure what to get them.

In that case, edible gifts like this are almost always a good choice since they can be consumed (and thus fulfill their purpose) and won’t just sit on a shelf unused.

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Clapper Board

Want to get your movie lover a slightly cliché movie gift? Then this clapper board might be the perfect gift idea!

If your movie fan also enjoys filming their own amateur videos/movies, the clapper board can even serve an actual purpose – or at least be a fun prop to use!

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Movie Prop Camera

Slightly related to the classic movie gift mentioned above is this movie prop camera. It’s a great gift for a movie lover who is also into displaying unique decor pieces in their home.

Just be aware that this is a cardbox prop – so it’s not a gift that is supposed to last for a long time. However, the novelty of the prop might look great in that man cave or movie watching space in their house!

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Movie Line Captions Game

Do you have a movie lover that frequently recites different movie lines? Then this movie line captions game would be perfect for them!

Bruce is someone who is known to quote from movies so this game would be absolutely perfect for him.

There are, however, also people who don’t like quotes or can’t remember them (like Lisa) – for people like her this game would maybe not be the best choice. But it could still be lots of fun nevertheless!

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Movie Night Decorations

If your movie lover also likes entertaining and having a few friends over, then consider getting them a movie night decoration set.

These decorations can take their movie night get-together to the next level and make for some fun photo props as well!

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Movie Scratch Off Poster

Know someone who loves movies but has a difficult time choosing what to watch? Or someone who just likes to keep track of the movies that they’ve watched already? Then this movie scratch-off poster might be something for them!

The poster includes a variety of movies – from classics to Oscar-winning productions – so there should be something on there for all movie lovers!

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Sound Bar System

Have a movie fan that wants to upgrade the sound quality of their TV and make movie nights even better? A sound bar system like this one might a great gift choice then!

This sound bar also comes with a subwoofer which creates a powerful bass and surround sound. That definitely helps bring the “movie theater feel” to the home.

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The Movie Book

Is your movie fan someone who also likes to read and learn more about the world of film? Then this movie book might be the perfect gift idea for them!

If learning about the key themes and big ideas behind more than 100 of the world’s popular movies, then this is definitely a book you should look into. It covers different movies in various genres making it a suitable gift for any movie lover!

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Movie Cookbook

Want to cook some meals out of movies and TV shows you’ve seen? You can, with the Binging with Babish cookbook!

It includes 100 recipes from popular movies and shows such as Bubba’s shrimp from Forrest Gump and the beef bourguignon from Julie & Julia. This book will give you a completely new way to dive into some of your favorite shows and movies.

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Movie Puzzle

Have a movie fan who also enjoys doing a puzzle every once in a while? Then have a look at this 1000 piece movies puzzle!

It includes snippets and scenes from many different movies, making it all the more fun to find the matching puzzle pieces.

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Movie Socks

Last but not least we have one of these silly gift ideas that will make you chuckle. If your movie lover enjoys funny gifts, then consider getting them a pair of these movie socks.

With the feet propped up on the coffee table, the movie watcher can signal the rest of the people in the house right away to please “do not disturb”.

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Things to Consider When Buying Gifts for Movie Lovers

When buying a gift for someone who loves movies, there are a few things you should consider before making a purchase. We briefly address some of them in this section.

Movie Genres

This consideration is pretty self explanatory – but keep the movie genres that your movie lover is interested in in the back of your mind when looking for a gift.

If you know someone whose a big fan of horror movies, it would make sense to get them either a generic movie gift that works for all movie lovers or something related to horror.

However, if you know that your movie lover enjoys comedies and funny movies, then a horror movie gift would probably not be the best idea.

If you’re unsure what movie genre (if any – maybe your movie lover likes all types of movies) someone is interested in, it’s probably a good idea to just stick to a gift idea that is unrelated to a specific genre.

Product Quality

Of course the product quality will also influence what kind of gift you get. If you get someone an electronic-based gift – such as a mini projector or sound system – then product quality is definitely quite important.

However, if you’re looking for a gift that is mainly a funny gift, a lower product quality could be fine if the price reflects that.

That’s why it’s always a good idea to read the product description and the product reviews (if you’re shopping online) before buying something.

Price

Last but not least the price of an item will most likely also influence what kind of gift you get your movie lover.

We know that some items on this list (like the portable movie screen) are higher-priced items. If these items fit into your budget and would genuinely provide value and happiness to the receiver, then that’s great!

However, if you can’t afford something like that – don’t worry. There are quite a few movie gift ideas that are in a more affordable price range.

And there you have it – some of the best gifts for movie lovers out there right now! In the end, if you keep in mind your movie lover and their movie interests when you make the purchase, you’ll have a good chance of getting them a great movie-themed gift!

As always, Stay Curious,
-B&L

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