If you want to be social but are more of a stay in than a go out kind of person, why not have a cozy hangout with your pals? Throw on a good movie, enjoy some yummy snacks, pour yourself a delicious beverage, and get comfy.

Here are 8 great movie picks:

1. Steel Magnolias

“In this bittersweet drama, a close-knit group of women congregates at a beauty parlor in a small Louisiana town to laugh, cry, and discuss life events.”

Starring: Sally Field, Olympia Dukakis, Shirley MacLaine, Julia Roberts

Available on Netflix here, Amazon Prime here, and iTunes here.

2. Thelma & Louise

An Arkansas waitress and her naïve housewife friend hit the road for a simple weekend of freedom – and end up on a wild flight from the law.”

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Brad Pitt

Available on Netflix here, Amazon Prime here, and iTunes here.

3. Girls Trip

“Four friends are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they travel to New Orleans for the Essence Festival.”

Starring: Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Queen Latifah

Available on Amazon Prime here, iTunes here and Google Play here.

4. The Joy Luck Club

“Young Chinese American women explore the difficulties of mother/daughter relationships.”

Starring: Ming-Na Wen, Tamlyn Tomita, Lisa Lu, Julie Chen and Rosalind Chao

Available on Amazon Prime here and Google Play here.

5. Bridesmaids

“From the producer of Knocked Up, Bridesmaids takes Maid of Honor, Annie, and four wild bridesmaids on a hilarious ride to their friend’s wedding.”

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy

Available on Amazon Prime here, iTunes here, and Google Play here.

6. Mean Girls

“Raised in the African bush country by her zoologist parents, Cady Heron thinks she knows about “survival of the fittest.” But the law of the jungle takes on a whole new meaning when the home-schooled 15-year-old enters public high school for the first time and falls prey to the psychological warfare and unwritten social rules that teenage girls face today.”

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, Lacey Chabert, Lizzy Caplan, Tina Fey

Available on Netflix here, Amazon Prime here, and iTunes here.

7. Real Women Have Curves

“A Mexican-American teen struggles to strike a balance between her college ambitions and the pull of her traditional cultural heritage in this delightful coming-of-age film.”

Starring: Josefina López, America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu

Available on Amazon Prime here, iTunes here, and Google Play here.

8. Tangerine

“Sin-Dee is back. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend was unfaithful during the days she was jailed, the sex worker and her friend, Alexandra, set out to get to the bottom of this. Their odyssey leads them through subcultures of Los Angeles.”

Starring: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O’Hagan

Available on Netflix here, Amazon Prime here, and Hulu here.

Here’s what to snack on:

Caramel Popcorn

Get the recipe here.

If you want to balance it out with some healthy munchies, you can serve fresh veggis with this Dill Dip by Six Sisters’ Stuff:

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And to go with it, some refreshing Strawberry Moscato Lemonade.

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Happy viewing!

 

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