Your stomach is an oil slick of Christmas cookies and tequila, and your skull feels like it’s filled with pulsing cement. Appears like it’s 2019, newborn!
For many, the New Year’s Day hangover is as familiar a tradition as the Times Square ball drop–but with less Auld Lang Syne and more watered-down Gatorade. Luckily, Netflix and Hulu are offering tons of phenomenal content to help us fast forward through our mornings/ afternoons/ day-and-a-halfs of sadnes.
Broken down by specific post-party situations, here are 19 movies streaming right now to help you overcome your hangover woes. Godspeed, you warrior.
You’re nauseous . strong>
When it comes to nailing the queasy cinematic experience, your cinema of selection is necessary involving enough to distract you from wanting to lunge, but not so special effects heavy that your couch was transformed into Space Mountain. Here are a few selects that fit the bill 😛 TAGEND
Election ( 1999)
This timeless face-off between social analyzes teacher Jim McAllister( Matthew Broderick) and student government icon Tracy Flick( Reese Witherspoon) is now streaming on Hulu. Imagine modern period politics satisfies Mean Girls em> meets Nebraska.
Silver Linings Playbook ( 2012)
The dramatic comedy that earned Jennifer Lawrence her Oscar, this love story/ ode to the Philadelphia Eagles/ special edition of Dancing with the Stars is streaming on Netflix.
I, Tonya ( 2017)
At the peak of ice skating season, this biographical film of Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding( Margot Robbie) is streaming on Hulu. Warn: there’s a really bumpy knee trauma and also an unbearably cute bird.
The Theory of Everything ( 2014)
Another biopic, this drama chronicling the life of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is now streaming on Netflix. Eddie Redmayne, who won an Oscar for his role as Hawking, glistens throughout. You’ll hardly remember how much “youre trying to” throw up.
You’ve got a bad headache . strong>
First, booze some sea. Second, select a film that is the equivalent of your mom gently stroking your whisker while you snuggle a kitten upon a velvety cloud of butterfly kiss. Perhaps one of the following feel-good flicks will be sufficient:
Big ( 1988)
If there’s one movie that can quietly lull anyone to sleep, it’s Big . A kid ages up overnight into Tom Hanks, and spends his time doing stuff like playing a giant piano. Now streaming on Hulu.
Hearts Beat Loud ( 2018)
Nick Offerman as a doting dad who plays guitar and owns a vinyl shop. Want I say more? Complete with a soundtrack that altogether slaps, this heartfelt love letter to dads and daughters is now streaming on Hulu.
Midnight in Paris ( 2011)
The only thing not totally delightful about this Owen Wilson flick is how insufferable Rachel McAdams’ character is.( It’s okay, that’s the point. She does a great job .) Perfect for reminiscing on better times–like before you had that fourth shot of peppermint schnapps–this nostalgic comedy is now streaming on Hulu.
Mamma Mia! ( 2008)
You’ll need to watch the volume on this one, but no quantity of Tylenol can compare to the mending effects of ABBA. You’ll laugh, you’ll weep, you’ll probably call your father. Now streaming on Netflix.
You’re wallowing in your dishonor . strong>
You’re not exactly sure what, but something is telling you to be very embarrassed. Lucky for you, Hollywood is chock-full of characters doing things style more humiliating than whatever litter you pulled last nighttime. Try some of these “well, at the least I didn’t do that “sagas 😛 TAGEND
Colossal ( 2016)
One thing you didn’t do last night: become a gigantic robot and subsequently crush the city of Seoul. The complete personification of wondering “what did I do when I was boozed? ” Colossal is now streaming on Hulu.
Ingrid Goes West ( 2017)
Last night you likely didn’t spraying mace into the face on an unsuspecting bride … but if you did, at least you and Ingrid( Aubrey Plaza) can refer. Now streaming on Hulu.
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before ( 2018)
Note to self: do not write love letters to everyone you have ever had a crush on, seal them in addressed envelopes, and then just leave them around to be accidentally sent. Your awkward midnight kiss could not have been worse( or as cute) as Lara Jean Covey’s misadventures in love , now streaming on Netflix.
I Love You, Man ( 2009)
Unless you purchased a number of billboards last night , nothing you did is more embarrassing than the specific characteristics arc of Peter Klaven in I Love You, Man . Starring Paul Rudd and Jason Segel, this classic aughts comedy is streaming on Netflix.
You need to sober up , now . strong>
Maybe scheduling brunch with your significant other’s mothers for January 1st wasn’t such a great idea. Regardless, you have about 3 hour until you need to be first impression ready and honestly? You’re still
a little really drunk. Try some coffee and perhaps stream one of these intense, gripping dramas to get your blood flowing 😛 TAGEND
District 9 ( 2009)
Nothing says, “Wow, I should be paying attention more! ” like an alien invasion turned human rights parable. A little too real, this unsettling found footage project is now streaming on Netflix .
The Hateful Eight ( 2015)
Only a shot of whisky( or a fall off a pony) could wake you up like Quentin Tarantino’s critically-acclaimed western. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh and another five talented performers, this breakneck expedition is available on Netflix.
No Country for Old Men ( 2007)
Based off Cormac McCarthy’s novel of the same name, this terrifying felony thriller suns Javier Bardem and a surprising application of compressed air. You have been advised: it gets rough. Now on Netflix.
You’re trying that whisker of the dog strategy . strong>
Sometimes the only solution to too much partying is more partying. But don’t go it alone. Instead, let one of these wild, cinematic nighttimes accompany your wild, groggy morning. Happy New Years, ya filthy animal.
When We First Met ( 2018)
Groundhog’s Day , but with intrigue and booze! This Adam DeVine comedy relives the same party on echo just like you’re doing with that leftover wine right now. Streaming on Netflix.
Magic Mike ( 2012)
Not unlike Channing Tatum’s rock-hard abs, Magic Mike simply does not get old. If it’s before noon and you’re cracking open a beer , no reason you can’t enjoy some light stripping too–and from the consolation of your couch no less. Streaming on Netflix.
The Overnight ( 2015)
Featuring Jason Schwartzman in his most ridiculous role since Scott Pilgrim , The Overnight is a super weird drug and booze infused playdate that turns harmless fun into an unsettling fever dream. It’s a ride that’s now streaming on Netflix.
The Big Lebowski ( 1998)
When searching for a hangover tutor, look no further than The Dude. An ode to enlightenment, chillness, and interior furnishing, this Coen friends cult classic is what morning afters are made of. Now streaming on Netflix.