6 great Hulu movies to watch on New Year’s Eve

Kristen Wig as Star and Annie Mumolo as Barb in Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Photo Credit: Cate Cameron
Kristen Wig as Star and Annie Mumolo as Barb in Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Photo Credit: Cate Cameron /

Sometimes New Year’s Eve is about dressing in sequins and dancing the night away, and other years, it’s best celebrated by watching movies at home in your favorite comfy clothes and eating leftover holiday treats. Here are 6 new, original Hulu movies that with make you laugh, keep you invested, or have you feeling nostalgic as we head into a new year.

6 – Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar

Barb and Star are two middle-aged best friends in Nebraska who get fired from their job at a local furniture store and plan a beach vacation in paradise. Except, this trip to Florida is the first time they’ve ever left home, and we didn’t stop laughing as they took on the resort lifestyle in Vista Del Mar. The comedy stars Kristen Wiig, ‎Annie Mumolo‎, and ‎Jamie Dornan.

5 – Mother/Android

If you’re looking for sci-fi or thriller Hulu movies before counting down to the new year, the new release Mother/Android might be the perfect fit. Set in the not-so-distant future, the film follows a young pregnant couple as they try to find safety and escape from their country — which is battling against an uprising of droids.

4 – Summer of Soul

One of the documentaries on our Hulu movies list, Summer of Soul focuses on the six-week 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. Showcasing the history, culture, music, and fashion of the festival, Summer of Soul transports its audiences to the festival and offers intriguing insight into the pop culture event.

3 – We Broke Up

We Broke Up is a romance-comedy movie starring Aya Cash, William Jackson Harper, and Sarah Bolger. The story follows a couple who unexpectedly breaks up just days before a family wedding, but in an effort to not damper the event, they pretend to still be a couple for the weekend. The movie has mixed reviews, but if you enjoy easy-watching rom-coms, this may be the perfect movie for you.

Hulu movies Kid 90
Hulu movies Kid 90 /

2- Kid 90

A great watch for anyone who grew up in the 1990s, Kid 90 is a documentary film produced by Soleil Moon Frye that features footage she shot herself as a teenager in Hollywood in the 90s. Along with journal entries, photos and voicemails, Kid 90 includes video footage of Frye and other teen actors like David Arquette, Balthazar Getty, Brian Austin Green, Stephen Dorff, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Danny Boy O’Connor, and Heather McComb.

1 – Vacation Friends

If you’re looking for more laughs this New Year’s Eve, Vacation Friends is a buddy comedy film starring Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji, John Cena, and Meredith Hagner. While on vacation in Mexico, a couple meets another couple and assume they’ll be short-term friends, but when they get back home, their friendship unexpectedly continues and things get awkward. The movie is described as raw and raunchy, and is full of fun and comical antics.

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You can enjoy these movies on Hulu with a desktop browser or through the Hulu app on a mobile device or smart TV. Have a very happy new year!