My Favorite Movie Bedrooms

 Part of the fun of watching movies is noticing the little details. A topic like “movie bedrooms” may seem insignificant, but I think it’s a topic worth exploring.

Here are some of my favorites:


Mia’s bedroom in The Princess Diaries (2001)

I know I’m not the only one who has been more than open to the idea of living in a refurbished firehouse since watching this movie.

(When I look at the first screenshot, I can hear the opening of the song “Supergirl” by Krystal Harris. You know, this song – which still holds up.)

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Mia’s room in La La Land (2016)

Another Mia, another swoon-worthy living space. It’s no wonder I fell in love with this room when I first laid eyes on it…It’s a classic film lover’s dream!

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Iona’s bedroom in Pretty in Pink (1986)

Andie’s BFF Iona is one of my favorite film style icons: that not only goes for her clothing and accessory choices, but the style of her living space, as well.

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Andie’s bedroom in Pretty in Pink (1986)

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The March sisters’ bedrooms/attic in Little Women (1994)

The 1994 remake of Little Women is a wonderfully cozy film for many reasons. One of those reasons, to me, is the family’s home, called Orchard House. I’d give anything to have a space like the attic in Orchard House to write, read, daydream, etc.

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Laurie’s bedroom in Halloween (1978)

Laurie’s bedroom doesn’t seem to stand out as anything more than a fairly plain bedroom, but there’s just something about it that I love. It’s simple and there’s something warm and inviting about it, except for the whole Michael-Myers-is-staring-up-into-her-room thing during this scene.

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Marjorie’s room in On Moonlight Bay (1951)

Frilly and busy, Marjorie’s room has a special place in my heart. I especially like the bookshelf behind her desk.

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Jean and Terry’s room in Stage Door (1937)

Jean (Ginger Rogers) and Terry (Katharine Hepburn) share a room in the Footlights Club boarding house that doesn’t look like anything extraordinary, but I’m a fan of it. I love the big windows.

I think the part that stands out to me the most isn’t in the room, but across from it – a huge sign that lights up at nighttime.

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Lady Bird’s room in Lady Bird (2017)

I wish I had thought of decorating my bedroom like Ladybird’s in high school, because I wouldn’t have regretted it at all. I’d still consider decorating my bedroom like this.

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These are just some of my favorite cinematic bedrooms. If anything, this post probably gives you an idea of what kind of personal spaces I enjoy. In my own life, I often struggle with keeping my personal spaces clean and often want to keep items that I should probably get rid of because I’m waaaay sentimental.

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4 thoughts on “My Favorite Movie Bedrooms

  1. Margaret Laredo says:

    This is an excellent idea for a post – good job!
    Incidentally, the houses in both ‘Pretty in Pink’ and ‘Halloween’ are literally within a block of each other in South Pasadena, although I’m sure the bedroom scenes were probably filmed on a soundstage rather than literally inside the houses.

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