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Nancy Meyers Movie Marathon

A 7 Week Countdown to Fall

There is nothing more comforting than a Nancy Meyers movie. It’s kind of the suspended reality of a Gilmore Girls life – life isn’t this perfect, but damn it’s nice to pretend it is for two hours! Not only are they comforting as all get-up, they make the perfect transition from summer cozy to fall cozy. 

For the next 7 Saturdays I’ll be embarking on a Nancy Meyers Movie Marathon as I count down the seconds to my favourite season – autumn! Here’s the order I’ll be watching my favourite Meyers’ movies:

The Parent Trap

Released in 1998

Yes, there is some serious implausibility in this movie – a divorced couple just splitting their twins in half and never seeing the other … yeaaaahh … but you can’t argue the summery vibe perfection of this one! Bonus family friendly movie night material here! 

Info, trailers and more at IMDB.com


Something’s Gotta Give

Released in 2003

I’ll be honest – it’s the beach house in this movie that has me lusting every time I watch it and I kinda want Diane Keaton’s life here … so for setting alone Something’s Gotta Give will be watched in high summertime. 

Info, trailers and more at IMDB.com


Father of the Bride/Father of the Bride Part II

Released in 1991 and 1995

Gear up, the third weekend in August is a double-header. Because how am I to pick a favourite between these two? 

Info, trailers and more at IMDB.com



The Intern

Released in 2015

I love this movie – I love conversations on millennials and boomers learning from each other. But aside from that, being that this movie centres around a fashion start up (Modcloth is the inspo here) and fashion always makes me think back-to-school and fall fashion week. So here we are, last weekend of August, it’s time to watch The Intern.

Info, trailers and more at IMDB.com


It’s Complicated

Released in 2009

No reason for it being here other than I didn’t exactly know where I wanted to place it … and it isn’t my absolute fav Meyers’ movie tbh, but it has two important things: 1) Meryl Streep and 2) Meryl Streep. Also, Meryl Streep runs a hecka successful bakery … and is there anything more fall cozy than bakeries? 

Info, trailers and more at IMDB.com


Baby Boom

Released in 1987

Okay, here we are. I always recommend this as a go-to fall cozy film as our forever favourite Nancy Meyers heroine, Diane Keaton, moves to a beautiful apple orchard in small town Vermont … in the fall. Yes other seasons follow, but come on. Vermont in the fall? Apple orchard? You’re sold. 

Info, trailers and more at IMDB.com


The Holiday

Released in 2006

Okay, this is for the diehards. If you’ve been following along week-to-week we should be at Sept. 18. Which is 4 days before the first day of fall … so should we be watching a Christmas movie? Yes. Yes we should. I mean, if you’ve got the gumption – you know the scene that word comes from right?? Of course you do. (If you want to save this for the first weekend in November, I’ll understand. Kinda.)

Info, trailers and more at IMDB.com

There it is. A countdown to fall Nancy Meyers movie marathon to get you through to the first day of Autumn! 

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