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Jason Vorhees Tiki Mug
Target

Jason Vorhees Tiki Mug

Perfect for: Horror Movie Fans
$30 from Target
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Some faces are too scary to forget, such as ’80s horror icon Jason Vorhees, the mask-wearing maniac from the “Friday the 13th” movies. These ceramic tiki mugs hold 26 ounces and are microwave- and dishwasher-safe. Other horror icons available include Pennywise the clown from “It,” Freddy Kruger from “Nightmare on Elm Street,” and Michael Myers from “Halloween.”

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Monopoly Hallmark Channel Edition
The Paper Store

Monopoly Hallmark Channel Edition

Perfect for: Hallmark Movie Lovers
$40 from The Paper Store
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Choose your favorite playing piece (Christmas tree, friendly dog, ice cream cone, etc.) and buy up properties that feature prominently in Hallmark holiday films as you make your way around the game board. Think of it as a kinder, gentler version of Monopoly.

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After the Final Curtain: America's Abandoned Theaters
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After the Final Curtain: America's Abandoned Theaters

Perfect for: People Who Love Old Movie Theaters
$29 from Amazon
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Once upon a time, we built elaborate gilded temples to cinema that rivaled the fanciest concert halls. Today, most of these majestic movie theaters have been destroyed, converted, or abandoned. Photographer Matt Lambros explores some of these glorious wrecks, taking you inside crumbling theaters across America, uncovering the histories of these fallen temples to the stars of Hollywood.

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Original Salbree Microwave Popcorn Popper
Amazon

Original Salbree Microwave Popcorn Popper

Perfect for: A Movie Theater Gift Basket
$16 from Amazon
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Bring the movie theater home with a gift basket filled with their favorite concession-stand goodies. Fill this silicone popper with packages of microwave popcorn, boxes of their favorite candy, and finish it off with a couple cans of their favorite beverage to wash it all down. As a bonus, add a gift card to their favorite movie streaming service.

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Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition
Amazon

Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition

Perfect for: Star Wars fans
$59 from Amazon
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Whether they love "The Empire Strikes Back" or "The Mandalorian," Baby Yoda will thrill any Star Wars fan. The robot knows how to make 25 sounds and gestures, plus he can wiggle his ears, move his arms and head, and open and close his eyes.

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John Wayne Famous Quotes Bandana
John Wayne Stock and Supply

John Wayne Famous Quotes Bandana

Perfect for: Western Movie Lovers
$20 from John Wayne Stock and Supply
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When it comes to legendary Hollywood Westerns, one star shines brighter than all others: John Wayne. This cotton bandana, designed by Spanish artist Dani Verges, includes quotes from some of The Duke’s most memorable films, and it's American-made.

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TCM Retro Socks
TCM Shop

TCM Retro Socks

Perfect for: Classic Movie Fans
$18 from TCM Shop
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For more than 25 years, Turner Movie Classics has been must-see TV for classic Hollywood films, especially from the golden era of Warner Brothers and MGM. These argyle socks incorporate TCM logos and would make a great stocking stuffer.

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Personalized Couples Enamel Popcorn Bowl
Etsy

Personalized Couples Enamel Popcorn Bowl

Perfect for: A Movie Night For Two
$22 and up from Etsy
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This enameled popcorn bowl, available in two sizes, is crafted in Great Britain and can be customized with your favorite couple’s names (other designs are available). Wrap it up with a box of their favorite popcorn or chips, and you’ve got the makings for a date night done right.

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Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection
Amazon

Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection

Perfect for: People Who Love Old Movies
$50 from Amazon
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Alfred Hitchcock is one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century, especially when it comes to psychological thrillers. This DVD boxed set contains 15 of his films, including “Rear Window” and “Psycho,” as well as 10 episodes of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” and “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” and bonus features including interviews, documentaries, and commentaries.

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Hollywood: Her Story, An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies
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Hollywood: Her Story, An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies

Perfect for: Movie Gift Baskets For Women
$25 from Amazon
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Women have been making movies since the dawn of cinema, though they rarely have received the recognition they deserve. This richly illustrated book aims to correct that historical oversight, celebrating silent-era filmmakers such as Cleo Madison and contemporary actors such as Ellen Page. This, with a copy of “Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers” to watch, would make a great addition to a gift basket for her.

The Art of Mondo
Amazon

The Art of Mondo

Perfect for: People Who Love Movie Posters
$41 from Amazon
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Austin, Texas-based Mondo has made a name for itself making hyper-stylized, limited-run movie posters, T-shirts, and other memorabilia that often sell out as soon as they're released. This 356-page book collects Mondo’s best works, along with essays by filmmakers including Quentin Tarantino and Paul Thomas Anderson.

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A Subscription to The Criterion Channel

Perfect for: People Who Love Foreign Films
$99 from Criterion Channel
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Since 1984, the Criterion Collection has been preserving, restoring, and promoting the best of world cinema, from German silent-era classics to modern Hollywood masterpieces, to say nothing of works by leading filmmakers from Iran, Japan, Russia, India, and beyond. For folks who love subtitles, a subscription is a must.

Google Chromecast
Google

Google Chromecast

Perfect for: People Who Stream Movies
$30 from Google
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Once upon a time, people had to go to the movies or the video store to see their favorite flicks. These days, there’s an app for that. Scores of apps, in fact. Google Chromecast allows you to stream and binge the best that Netflix, YouTube, Disney+, and other providers offer, as well as stream music, show photos, watch sports, and play games. Just plug it into your TV, download the app, and get started streaming.

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Film Festival in a Box
The Grommet

Film Festival in a Box

Perfect for: Aspiring Movie Directors
$18 from The Grommet
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Film festivals are the laboratories of cinema, where established filmmakers and beginners can rub elbows and inspire one another with their newest creations. Although the pandemic has put a (temporary) stop to many in-person cinematic events, Film Festival in a Box brings the party home. Each month, a DVD containing four short films will arrive in the mail, along with online extras such as filmmaker Q&As. Just choose your favorite genre and Indieflix, the distributor, will do the rest.

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Like Brothers
Amazon

Like Brothers

Perfect for: Young Movie Makers
$11 from Amazon
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Jay and Mark Duplass have been making movies together since they were kids growing up in Louisiana in the 1980s. From their film school days to their Sundance success with “Baghead” to their recent work on TV shows such as “The Boys” and “Transparent,” the Duplass brothers dispense practical advice on how to pursue your dreams without killing your best friend and sibling along the way.

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Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Disney Little Golden Book
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Disney Little Golden Book

Perfect for: Disney Fans
$10 from Amazon
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This irreverent, loving parody of Little Golden Books dishes out the kind of wit and wisdom that classic Disney animated films dispense by the spoonful. With illustrations featuring Alice in Wonderland, Snow White, Pinnocchio, and others, it’s a treat for anyone who grew up reading (and rereading) Little Golden Books.

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Plastic Popcorn Containers
Amazon

Plastic Popcorn Containers

Perfect for: Movie Gift Baskets For Men
$9 from Amazon
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Dude, everyone loves movie popcorn! These containers would make a great base for a movie gift basket that can be filled with all the goodies a guy could ask for. Set of four.

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A Gift Card to Their Favorite Store
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A Gift Card to Their Favorite Store

Perfect for: Anyone Who is Hard to Please
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Let’s be honest. Movie snobs are impossible to please. So give ’em what they really want, no matter what they’re into: the freedom to choose for themselves.

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