I need to watch a "feel good" movie.. what would you suggest?

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  1. An Officer

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    Some really great choices here. :D

    Crazy People - always makes me belly laugh, especially the "hello" guy and his "hello song".
    Some Like it Hot - what a script, what a cast.
    That Touch of Mink - Cary Grant trying to get Doris Day into bed and all the mishaps that ensue - what's not to like?
    Calamity Jane - fantastic songs and gags.
    Crocodile Dundee - the sequel is just as good, too.
    What About Bob - Bill Murray at his funniest.
    Murder by Death - Maybe the title isn't so inviting, but the situations are brilliant!
    Victor/Victoria - one of the classics, surely.
    Flight of the Navigator - I've watched this so many times and it never gets old.
    Galaxy Quest

    Even a really bad day would seem brighter after one of those. :D

    EDIT: There are just so many, I keep adding!
     
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  2. judge alba

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    these are a few i watch when i need the feel good factor
     
  3. jamestyler

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    Mines changes depending on my mood. I have a soft spot for School of Rock at the moment, and although it's not a feelgood movie I always seem to watch Hedwig when I'm feeling down.
     
  4. AstroSmurf

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    Oh my god! Someone else, besides me and mrcoaster that is, actually likes "Hedwig"? Wow! :bolian:

    And this has turned into a fantastic list. I would like to add "The Absentminded Professor", "Swiss Family Robinson" and "Pleasantville".
     
  5. Daedalus12

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    This is not a feel good movie at all but it certainly made me feel good in the sense that it made me laugh non-stop. It's called Les Valseuses and it's a classic among the French. The English translation of the title ended up being Going Places however the title actually means "The Bollocks".
     
  6. Kryton

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    Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a favorite...I caught a live show of it 2 years back...one of the best shows I'd seen and wildly different from the movie (which was cool).

    I really don't think of it as "feel-good" though. :)
     
  7. pookha

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    dave
    princess bride
    it happened one night
    as good as it gets
     
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    Those four never fail to cheer me up.
     
  9. Delta Belle

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  11. trekkiedane

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    But I always had good results from watching any of the Star Trek TOS-films (including Generations)! :bolian:
     
  12. jamestyler

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    Looks like there are four of us ;)

    I don't ether, but it cheers me up. Mostly because of the music, though it does have a happy ending. Though that could change depending on interpretation. My ex thought 'Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless mind' (I may have that title a bit wrong) was a feelgood movie the way it ended, but my view on it was the complete opposite.

    I wish I'd had the chance to see the live show of Hedwig though :(

    A few people would disagree with me, but I'd put City Slickers on the list, as well as the Great Escape, which still managed to save itself with an upbeat ending.
     
  13. Rincewiend

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    The Blues Brothers...
    Police Academy series...
     
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  16. Niorah

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    My feelgood movies actually depend on my mood. :shifty:

    I'll go for classics like:
    The Philadelphia Story
    The Grass is Greener
    That Touch of Mink
    Ninotchka
    Operation Petticoat

    Or maybe some other times I'll go for stuff that will fill up my whole day:
    The LotR Trilogy
    The Star Wars Trilogies
    The Jurassic Park Trilogy
    The Matrix Trilogy
    The Indiana Jones Quadrilogy

    Then again I may be in the mood for some well-written comedy:
    The First Wives Club
    Steel Magnolias
    Galaxyquest
    Sister Act
    A Fish Called Wanda
    Victor/Victoria

    ...

    I feel like I'm very lucky to have a lot to choose from.
     
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    Little Women (1940's & 1990's versions)
    Sense & Sensibility (1990's)
    Persuasion
    Cranford
    Goodbye Girl
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    Only the Lonely
    My Big Fat Greek Wedding
    Starman
    Tremors
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    King Soloman's Mines (Kerr/Granger)
    The Gay Divorcee
    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
    Easter Parade
    Random Harvest
    Rose Marie
    Fellowship of the Ring
     
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  18. archeryguy1701

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    My big pick-me-up movie would have to be Run, Faboy, Run. Very funny movie, and it kinda represents places that I've been in my running as well. Very good for days when I'm in a slump like I am now.
     
  19. Tim

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    The ending is the best part. :devil:
     
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