Most Anticipated or Favorite Annual Holiday

by urbanemovies | created - 06 Jan 2016 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Which annual holiday do you look forward to or like to celebrate the most? * holidays and observances

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1. New Year's Day (1989)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

A man returns to his sublet apartment to find the previous tenants, three offbeat young women, still in residence, under the mistaken belief that they have the apartment until the end of New Year's Day.

Director: Henry Jaglom | Stars: Maggie Wheeler, Gwen Welles, Melanie Winter, Henry Jaglom

Votes: 311

2. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

72 Metascore

A jaded Pittsburgh weatherman finds himself inexplicably trapped in a small town as he lives the same day over and over again.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 596,681 | Gross: $70.91M

3. Valentine's Day (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

34 Metascore

Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba

Votes: 116,849 | Gross: $110.49M

4. Mardi Gras (1958)

Unrated | 107 min | Musical

A military school cadet Boone wins a date with a French movie goddess (Carère) who happens to be the queen of the "Mardi Gras" parade. They fall in love, but Carère's movie studio wants to capitalize on this newly found love for publicity.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Pat Boone, Christine Carère, Tommy Sands, Sheree North

Votes: 200

5. President's Day (2010)

80 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

A high school election turns deadly when a homicidal maniac dressed like Abe Lincoln starts killing off candidates.

Director: Chris LaMartina | Stars: Bennie Mack McCoy IV, Lizzy Denning, Nicolette le Faye, Ryan Scott Thomas

Votes: 427

6. St. Patrick's Day (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An Irish family has a reunion near St Patrick's Day, and all of the expected drama ensues.

Director: Hope Perello | Stars: Piper Laurie, Joanne Baron, Jim Metzler, Redmond Gleeson

Votes: 92

7. April Fool's Day (1986)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery

49 Metascore

Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend, but nothing is as it seems.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Deborah Foreman, Griffin O'Neal, Clayton Rohner, Jay Baker

Votes: 15,729 | Gross: $12.95M

9. Patriots Day (2016)

R | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama

69 Metascore

The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, J.K. Simmons, John Goodman

Votes: 97,740 | Gross: $31.89M

10. St George's Day (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Follows two infamous London gangsters, Mickey Mannock and Ray Collishaw. Both men are top of the food chain when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine.

Director: Frank Harper | Stars: Charles Dance, Craig Fairbrass, Vincent Regan, Frank Harper

Votes: 1,957

11. Earth Day (2009)

101 min | Comedy, Horror

Tells the tale of a group of ex eco-crusaders who find themselves being systematically slaughtered as the one year anniversary of the tragic Earth Day death of their leader, Pixie, approaches.

Director: Mister Ooh-La-La | Stars: Christopher Anglin, Courtney Anglin, Dawn Baby, Maida Belove

Votes: 112

12. Draft Day (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Sport

54 Metascore

At the NFL Draft, General Manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Kevin Costner, Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer Garner, Frank Langella

Votes: 57,390 | Gross: $28.83M

13. Cinco De Mayo (2013)

Unrated | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

After being unjustly fired, harassed by his students and labeled a potential menace to society, El Maestro sets out to teach everyone one final lesson.

Director: Paul Ragsdale | Stars: Anthony Iava To'omata, Lindsay Amaral, Spencer Reza, Steven Pettit Jr

Votes: 49

14. Mother's Day (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

18 Metascore

Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis

Votes: 35,709 | Gross: $32.46M

15. Memorial Day (2012)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fischer | Stars: Jonathan Bennett, James Cromwell, John Cromwell, Jackson Bond

Votes: 2,477

16. Fathers' Day (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

43 Metascore

A woman cons two old boyfriends into searching for her runaway son by convincing both that they are the boy's father.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nastassja Kinski

Votes: 15,345 | Gross: $28.66M

17. Independence Day (1996)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

59 Metascore

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

Votes: 550,267 | Gross: $306.17M

18. The Take (2016)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

48 Metascore

A young pickpocket and an unruly CIA agent team up on an anti-terrorist mission in France.

Director: James Watkins | Stars: Idris Elba, Richard Madden, Charlotte Le Bon, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 41,359 | Gross: $0.04M

Bastille Day (Original Theatrical Title)

Movie released worldwide theatrically as "Bastille Day" in Spring 2016, re-titled "The Take" for Fall 2016 USA only theatrical release and for the re-titled UK DVD release.

19. Labor Day (2013)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

52 Metascore

Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith, Clark Gregg

Votes: 44,413 | Gross: $13.36M

20. Oktoberfest (1987)

101 min | Drama

A young man is spending his time by hanging around with his unemployed friends who all seem to endlessly wait for a life opportunity. His friend's experiences from Munich beer festival and ... See full summary »

Director: Dragan Kresoja | Stars: Svetislav 'Bule' Goncic, Zoran Cvijanovic, Zarko Lausevic, Vladislava Milosavljevic

Votes: 462

21. Columbus Day (2008)

R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller

A thief tries to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career.

Director: Charles Burmeister | Stars: Val Kilmer, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Richard Edson, Marg Helgenberger

Votes: 3,361

22. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

87 Metascore

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 247,815 | Gross: $47.00M

23. All Saints Day (2000)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

Fed up with his overbearing mother, his pathetic love life, his lack of money, and especially his cruel boss, Brooklyn-boy Marco decides to rob the fish market where he works (with the help... See full summary »

Director: Thomas J. La Sorsa | Stars: Micky Blatt, Thomas J. La Sorsa, James Patrick McArdle, Mark Love

Votes: 80

24. Election Day (2007)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

Forget the pie charts, color-coded maps and hyperventilating pundits. What's the street-level experience of voters in today's America? In a triumph of documentary storytelling, ELECTION DAY... See full summary »

Director: Katy Chevigny | Star: Jim Fuchs

Votes: 41

25. Veterans Day

Action | Announced

A group of retired Vietnam Veterans turn the border upside down taking down drug cartels and their connection to a terrorist cell. This action packed story is about a group of well trained ... See full summary »

Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Scott Michael Campbell, Frank Stallone, Jack Scalia

26. Thanksgiving (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

It's Thanksgiving, and Amy and Alex are in love. But when a mysterious stranger, introduced as Amy's estranged brother, shows up to dinner, Alex has his suspicions that this man may be someone altogether different.

Director: Adam Newport-Berra | Stars: Matthew Chastain, Benjamin Dickinson, Samantha Jacober, Jennifer Kim

Votes: 36

27. Black Friday (2004)

Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Crime, Drama

76 Metascore

A film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Pawan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastav, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

Votes: 20,044 | Gross: $0.03M

28. Christmas Eve (2015)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

24 Metascore

Hilarity, romance, and transcendence prevail after a power outage traps six different groups of New Yorkers inside elevators on Christmas Eve.

Director: Mitch Davis | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jon Heder, James Roday Rodriguez, Cheryl Hines

Votes: 2,453

29. Christmas (2003)

89 min | Drama, Comedy

The drama of relationships in a dysfunctional New Zealand family, living in a town going nowhere.

Director: Gregory King | Stars: Darien Takle, David Hornblow, Helen Pearse Otene, Matthew Sunderland

Votes: 98

30. Boxing Day (2007)

81 min | Crime, Drama

The story of a father's desperate struggle to reunite his estranged family over the course of a single afternoon.

Director: Kriv Stenders | Stars: Richard Green, Tammy Anderson, Syd Brisbane, Stuart Clark

Votes: 152

31. New Year's Eve (2011)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Romance

22 Metascore

The lives of several couples and singles in New York City intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Biel, Ashton Kutcher, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 83,681 | Gross: $54.54M

32. D-Day (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 153 min | Action, Thriller

A team of experts dispatched to bring in The Most Wanted Man in India almost achieve the unthinkable ... until something goes horribly wrong.

Director: Nikkhil Advani | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Shruti Haasan

Votes: 9,714

33. Flag Day (2021)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

54 Metascore

A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and con man in order to provide for his daughter.

Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Mitchell McCormick, Tom Anniko, Dylan Penn, Regina King

Votes: 475

added 10 August 2021



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