There are ups and downs in everybody’s life and we need to face them on our own. But, sometimes there are days that make us feel that life is truly awesome and that we should live it to the fullest. Now, if you have tolerated us so far, it is better that we come to the point directly. Here is a list of movies that can light up your day every time you watch them. Go ahead and check them out.
1. The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
Ben Stiller is the writer as well as the lead in the movie. So, you can imagine how deeply connected he must have felt while playing the role of Walter Mitty.
If you are stuck in a job that crushes your dreams, then this is the movie for you as it will help you look at the larger picture. It’s always refreshing when you can do that.
The film tells the story of a man living a dull life who dreams up romantic and action-filled scenarios in order to escape from reality. But, when his own job is threatened, it changes everything in his life which leads him down a path of self-realization.
2. The Intern
This film is another feel-good movie that you can pop into your DVD player, right now. It truly is astonishing that such wonderful movies are lost in the muck while we waste our time watching utter crap. Check it out and get some wise life lessons from an intern that’s 70-years-old. Yeah, don’t be surprised when this film hits you with a feel-good message.
3. The Grand Budapest Hotel
How this movie works for you and the how seamlessly it flows from one scene to the next will leave you with a cinematic experience you’ve never had before. It is a comedy film written and directed by Wes Anderson and therefore is a must watch anytime, anywhere.
The film chronicles the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at the famous hotel in the fictional Republic of Zubrowka. The story takes place between the first and second World Wars and also features the awesome Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
Amélie is a French romantic comedy movie where Amelie, a young waitress, despite being caught in her imaginative world, decides to help people find happiness. Her quest to spread joy leads her on a journey where she finds true love. Trust us, the film is truly magical!
5. Eddie The Eagle
How would you feel if your coach said that you could never make it to the team for the one thing you have been preparing all your life for? It could be very disheartening seeing yourself as an incompetent person, right? Well, you definitely need to watch ‘Eddie the Eagle’, a biographical sports comedy-drama film based on the life of Michael Edwards, a British skier, who in 1988 became the first ever competitor to represent Great Britain in the Olympic ski jump, despite all the roadblocks he had to face.
6. Billy Elliot
Going against the norm is not an easy task and the heaviness of the load piles up, even more, when you have to fight through it during your childhood. ‘Billy Elliot’ is a wonderful story of a child who finds the love of his life and it surprisingly turns out to be ballet! It is an inspiring story that teaches us that it doesn’t matter how old we are, we will still have the power to fight for our dreams.
7. The Internship
Two old-school salesmen, Billy and Nick, find themselves unemployed in the digital world. After several rejections, guess what happens? Opportunity knocks on their door. They get an internship at Google where they must beat some tech-savvy geniuses to move ahead. This is a hilarious film that teaches us that ‘new’ is not necessarily better.
Another well-deserved candidate to be included in this life, Chef is a true, feel-good film
After losing his job at a popular restaurant, Chef Carl Casper attempts to start afresh by fixing up a food truck. Also during this process, he ends up becoming closer to his family. If truth be told, what’s more important than your family? Nothing, absolutely nothing.
9. About Time
It is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama movie about a young man named Tim who has a special ability to time travel. He tries to change his past in order to improve his future. But guess what happens? What does he realize in the end?
Tim comes to realize that it is better to live each day at a time and to appreciate everything around him. Isn’t that a cool life lesson? We seem to think so.
10. Garden State
And last but not least, we’ve got ‘Garden State’. The film tells the story of a young troubled man, Andrew, who returns home after a decade, to attend the funeral of his mother. However, what follows ahead is a journey of self-realization that changes him forever. Please watch this film as it has some very important messages about letting go and living life to the fullest.