Some people are casual movie fans. They may look forward to the latest superhero movie or the newest incarnation of their favorite horror movie franchise, but in between those blockbusters they really do not give the output of Hollywood much thought.
Then there are the superfans – the ones who get into endless debates about the best Batman franchise or the relative talents of Meryl Streep, Vanessa Redgrave and Kate Winslet. They are the ones who camp out overnight for the first crack at Star Wars tickets, the ones who watch all those behind-the-scenes exposes about the real Hollywood, and the ones who know which movies are coming out this week and how they are expected to do at the box office.
If you have one of those movie fans on your gift list, here are some great gift ideas that are sure to surprise and delight them.
A Movie Theater Gift Card
Every self-respecting movie fan looks forward to their favorite films, and that means seeing those new releases on opening nights. You can make their movie obsession less costly with a movie theater gift card. Just find out which chain of theaters they prefer and present them with a year’s worth of great film entertainment.
A Gift Basket Filled with Gourmet Popcorn
Enjoying a great film at home can be just as much fun as going out, especially if you have a supply of the world’s best popcorn at your side. Creating a custom gift basket filled with an assortment of great gourmet popcorn is a great gift idea for the movie fan in your life. If you play your cards right, you might even be invited to the next movie night.
An Original Script
It the film fanatic on your gift list has an all-time favorite movie, why not surprise them with an original script? Reading the script will bring back all kinds of memories, and every time they see the movie in question they will think of you. An original movie script signed by the cast and crew is a true one-of-a-kind gift idea, but even a printed copy can be a real treat.
A Framed Movie Poster
A framed movie poster is a great gift idea for the film fanatic on your shopping list. If your recipient has a favorite movie, just look for an original poster from that film and have it professionally framed. Your friend is sure to love it.
Tickets to a World Premiere
Few things are as exciting to a true movie fan than attending a world premiere. If you know where the premiere is being held, and you act fast, you could score tickets to the big event and give your favorite film buff the gift of a lifetime.
A Netflix Subscription
When it comes to streaming services, Netflix is the undisputed leader. When you give the movie lover on your gift list a Netflix subscription, they will be able to enjoy a nearly unlimited selection of old classics, new favorites and everything in between. The recipient of your Netflix generosity will also be able to choose from dozens of original productions, hundreds of classic TV shows and much, much more.
If someone on your gift list is a big fan of the silver screen, you no longer have to scratch your head or stress when selecting a present. The ideas listed above can help you make the movie lover on your list happy – and keep them enthralled for many months to come.