Whether it pains you to say goodbye to 2012 or you’re anxious to bid the past 12 months sayonara, everyone has got a reason to celebrate come New Year’s Eve. The mere fact that the calendar reads December 31st is reason enough to overindulge—to eat and drink too much, sleep and exercise too little, and swear you’ll change your ways in 2013.

But partying like it’s 1999 isn’t some newfangled construct; people have been doing it since the days of Julius Caesar. So whether you plan to brave the crowd of one million revelers who swarm Times Square to watch the ball drop or bring in the new year with a pots-and-pans jam session in your very own kitchen, get in the mood for midnight with The 10 Best New Year's Parties in Movies.

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Written by Jennifer Wood (@j_m_wood)