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10 Movies and TV Shows That Can Start Your New Year the Right Way

The holidays are here and so are our preparations. While it’s customary to plan the celebration the traditional way, but this year, you can give this Twitter trend a try when it comes to choosing a movie on New Years’ eve. The trend is called “If You Start...” where you begin watching a movie at a particular time to begin your New Year with a legendary scene. 5-Minute Crafts has your back if you’re looking for some interesting choices that include both movies and TV shows for you to start your 2022 right.

1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
IMDb rating: 7.9/10

“If you begin watching this movie at 10:39:47 PM on New Year’s eve, Hermione Granger will slap Draco Malfoy exactly at midnight. Start your New Year right.”
— @NewOwlWhoDis_

2. The Incredibles
IMDb rating: 8.0/10

“If you begin the movie The Incredibles at 10:27:57 pm on December 31st, Frozone will yell, “Honey, where’s my supersuit?!” with the perfectly synced clock striking midnight to ring in the New Year. Isn’t that just amazing?
— @isabelmayosss

3. Die Hard
IMDb rating: 8.2/10

“If you start the movie exactly at 9:58:13 pm, you’ll see Hans Gruber fall at midnight.”
— u/withnoshame

4. Naruto
IMDb rating: 8.3/10

“If you begin Episode 48 of Naruto at 11:46:15 on December 31st, Rock Lee’s leg weights will hit the ground at midnight. Commence your New Year right.”
— nekowafers

5. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
IMDb rating: 8.7/10

If you start this movie at 9:13:19 pm, you will begin the New Year by Théoden saying, “So it begins...”
— @lotrscenes

6. Forrest Gump
IMDb rating: 8.8/10

“If you start Forrest Gump at exactly 10:38:57 pm on New Year’s Eve, you can ring the New Year with Lieutenant Dan.”
— @itsfilmthusiast

7. Inception
IMDb rating: 8.8/10

“If you start watching Inception at 9:43:43 PM on New Year’s Eve, you’ll wake up from your current dream and enter the new reality in the new year.”
— @filmjolnir


“If you start watching Inception at 10:36:56 P.M. on New Year’s Eve, Tom Hardy will say ‘You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling’ right when the clock strikes midnight. Kick off your new year the way it’s meant to be.”
— @sherlockify

8. The Shawshank Redemption
IMDb rating: 9.3/10

“If you start watching The Shawshank Redemption at 23:51:47 on December 31, at exactly midnight, Morgan Freeman will describe the new year accurately.”
— @timiretimzzy_

9. Avengers: Infinity War
IMDb rating: 8.4/10

“If you begin watching Infinity War at exactly 10:14:32 PM on New Year’s Eve, you will watch Thor land in Wakanda as soon as you enter the next year. Start off the new year right!”
— @kohlerg48

10. Avengers: Endgame
IMDb rating: 8.4/10

“If you start watching Endgame at 9:41:34 pm on New Year’s Eve you can hear Captain America say ‘assemble’ exactly at midnight. Start 2022 off right.”
— @luucyykiingg


“If you start watching ’Avengers: Endgame’ exactly at 9:29:30 PM this New Year’s Eve, Tony Stark will be snapping his fingers and ending Thanos, at the same time 2021 vanishes & 2022 starts. You’ll be starting 2022 in the best way possible.”
— @beforeyeezus_

Wish you very happy holidays from 5-Minute Crafts! 🎉

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