Since autumn is already here, we figured that it’s time to get cozy and start watching some nice, classic movies that will make you have a very relaxing time. Here is our selection of best 7 classic autumn movies that you should definitely watch this season.
Scent of a woman
The reason why this movie reminds us of autumn is due to these scenes: we have a dinner at the Oak Room overlooking the Central Park, we also have the moments when Ferrari rides the streets of New York. More than that, there is a looming pressure of Thanksgiving. The movie was directed by Martin Brest and it was released in 1992.
Dead Poets Society
Released in 1989 and directed by Peter Weir, this is probably one of the favorite movies of many people. The reason why this film is connected to autumn is that the action takes place at school, when kids go back to school. We also have charismatic teachers and prep school uniforms. The movie was filmed at St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Delaware. It was hard to choose our favorite quote from this movie, but here it is: “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” – John Keating
Good Will Hunting
This movie was filmed in Greater Boston and Toronto and it was directed by Gus Van Sant. It became available to the public in 1997. In the film, the school is starting up again in New England and we can notice some autumn foliage on Harvard’s campus, as well as apples. Here’s a quote for you to remember: “Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself.” – Sean
This movie made its debut in movie theaters in 1998 and it was directed by Wes Anderson. It was filmed at St. John’s School in Houston, Texas. The reason why this film reminds of autumn is that it’s about going back to school and we also have a Halloween scene in the courtyard. Let’s also not forget about Max Fisher’s hat. This is our favorite quote of the film: “I saved Latin. What did you ever do?” – Max
This movie has all the things that can make us think of autumn: changing weather and cozy sweaters, as well as family drama. It was filmed in New York and the director is Chris Columbus. It was released in 1998. Here is one nice quote from the movie: “Just because you can’t see something, doesn’t mean it isn’t there.” – Jackie Harrison
Far from Heaven
In this film we can closely witness the autumn in Connecticut and the suburbs getting ready for winter. We also have plenty of shades of red. It was filmed in New Jersey and directed by Todd Haynes. It became available to the public in 2002. Here is one nice quote from the film: “Call me old fashioned, I just like all the men I’m around to be all men.” – Eleanor Fine
Fly Away Home
This movie was directed by Carroll Ballard and was filmed in Ontario, Canada. It was released in 1996. The reason why this movie is about autumn is that we have ducks flying south for winter and we can also witness the beauty of the autumnal wilderness. This is our favorite quote: “That’s a wonderful idea. Birds follow me, I follow you, and we all head south.” – Amy Alden
We definitely hope that you will enjoy these movies during this wonderful season, which is perfect for watching one movie after another.