The 'Love Actually' Drinking Game You Need To Know

"Just because it's Christmas," doesn't mean you can't still have some fun with a holiday movie-inspired drinking game. If you consider The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows" a Christmas song and you're still waiting around for your Christmas Eve love confession, you're going to enjoy this "Love Actually" drinking game inspired by the movie. Richard Curtis's star-studded 2003 film intertwines several different stories centered around Christmastime in London. This game is perfect to play with your friends at a gift exchange or while cozying up with your own IRL Jamie.

"Love Actually" has a storyline to fit whatever your holiday vibe is, whether it's sad, happy, whimsical, or funny. Or, maybe you're just looking for a sign to watch the movie for the first time. All you need to play this game is a drink, a little over two hours, and a passion for one of the best Christmas films ever made. Whether you're sipping some spiked eggnog or a festive cranberry orange crush cocktail, this drinking game is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. At the very least, you'll get tipsy. 

If you want to play along with our "Love Actually" drinking game, here are the rules:

Have a sip when...

1. You hear part of the song "Christmas is All Around" begin playing.

2. A character cries.

3. Someone says the word "actually."

4. You hear British slang such as "wank," "bugger," or "bollocks" used.

5. Someone comes on screen wearing a holiday-themed outfit.

6. A note appears on Sam's door.

7. Billy Mack refers to his "fat manager."

8. A countdown of weeks until Christmas flashes on the screen.

9. John performs a pelvic thrust.

10. You hear Sarah's cell phone ring.

11. Jamie attempts to speak Portuguese and butchers it.

12. Part of the story takes place in an airport.

13. You hear someone speak with an American accent.

Have a few sips when...

1. Karen starts opening her Christmas gift from Harry (trust us, you're going to need it).

2. Someone dances solo.

3. Different storylines have a crossover.

4. One of the characters cheats on their partner.

5. Someone says "Prime Minister."

Finish your drink when...

Mark begins showing Juliet the cue cards he wrote to profess his love to her while "Silent Night" plays from his boombox.