105+ Top Feel-Good Movies to Make You Happier

The monotonous schedule of life has got everyone so engrossed that you often forget to prioritize yourselves to make you feel good. The feeling of making yourself feel good can be anything, be it self-pampering, watching movies, or gifting yourself. 

the top feel-good movies to Watch

Little Miss Sunshine

The movie is a mixture of drama as well as comedy. The story hovers around a family having a lot of issues including drug abuse, depression, and body image. They are unable to handle all these problems in their lives.

There’s a feeling of joy and cheerfulness in watching the not-so-perfect family handling these issues.

Paddington 2

It is an animated movie that mainly includes comedy, action, adventure. A bear named Paddington is settled in a brown family.  

Paddington finds a job to accumulate enough money to gift his aunty on her 100th birthday. The fun part starts when the gift gets stolen and Paddington is arrested for theft. The family goes on to find the real thief.

Akeelah and the Bee

This movie falls into the genre of drama. An 11-year-old girl named Akeelah goes on to discover her talent in spelling.

She hopes to participate in the National Spelling Bee competition despite her mother’s constant objections. Akeelah found help from a mysterious teacher to meet her goal.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

This is an action-packed movie that falls into the category of superhero, action, and adventure. Miles Morales goes on to protect the world after being a superhero.

Spider-man meets alternate versions of himself and eventually fights a great battle to save the world. It is a treat for all non-marvel fans.

Toy Story 3

It’s a family comedy movie revolving around the toys Andy. Andy who was then aged 17 was leaving for college and all his toys were given off to a day-care center.

Woody (a toy) along with other toys were convinced of them not being dumped and started their way back to Andy’s home.

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About Time

About Time is one romantic, comic-drama movie. Tim Lake like any other member of his family can travel in time. He uses this to change his past.

Tim Lake along with the advice of his father went to propose to his ladylove Mary with his special abilities. 

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This movie falls into the genre of romance, drama. Jenna’s life messes up when she realizes that not only is she dealing with marital woes but also an unwanted baby inside her womb.

The matter goes out of hand when she finds herself falling in love with a doctor.

Girls Trip

This is a comedy film. It’s mainly an experience with female friends which is a real-based story.

Ryan was invited to give a speech at the Essence Festival when she views this as an opportunity to meet her best friends again, and they went to New Orleans for a trip.

Inside Man

It’s a heist film that can be categorized as a thriller. The mastermind has planned for a well-detailed bank robbery in Manhattan.

A detective is on his way to negotiate with the mastermind but things get worse when a broker gets all involved in the case.

When Harry Met Sally

This movie revolves around the genre of romantic-comedy. Two graduates on meeting each other share a short-term friendship.

Destiny brings them back after five years and that was the time when they were forced to share out their feelings for each other and accept their fate.

Crazy Rich Asians

This movie falls into the genre of romantic comedy-drama film. It goes behind a professor who goes on to meet her boyfriend’s family.

She surprisingly finds that her boyfriend’s family is one of the richest families in Singapore, and the movie unravels it in due time.

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Out of Sight

It’s a crime comedy movie. It revolves around a bank robber who escapes prison and comes across a female Marshall.

The case worsens when the robber goes on to kidnap the Marshall and she starts falling for him. In due course of time, the robber seemed to be having fun with the Marshall.

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What We Do in the Shadows

This movie is a type of shockumentary film. It revolves around three vampire’s lives.

The three vampires struggle to balance both with their duties as wells as responsibilities in their day-to-day life and they went on to stay in an apartment in New York.

Top Gun

This is mainly an action, drama movie. The pilot Maverick after losing his companion was given another chance to prove himself.

He tries with all his efforts to be the best and also finds himself falling for a romantic affair with his instructor.

13 Going on 30

It’s a romantic, comedy film. Jenna, the protagonist makes herself a wish on her 13th birthday without knowing its consequences.

To her shock, her wish was granted and she had woken up as a 30-year-old lady the next morning.

Easy A

This is a comedy romantic movie. Olive, the protagonist lies to her best friend regarding losing her virginity. 

While telling this to her best friend, a random girl overheard the entire thing they had been talking about. The story begins to spread like anything and Olive eventually gets into trouble. 


This is a comedy, action film. A CIA analyst even though having proper field training had spent most of her time in a desk job. 

She was a protective figure for other spies and then she went on to her first case solving as an undercover agent.

Ocean’s Twelve

This movie falls into the genre of crime, comedy. Danny Ocean and his associates had taken over a large amount of money. 

They had to give back the money to the casino tycoon within 2 weeks or else they will be killed. 

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Father of the Bride

It’s a comedy romantic movie. The family leads a perfect life with each other. 

The problem arises when Anne decides on her marriage and her father had the most difficult time letting go of her. 

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

This is a fantasy or a family movie. It describes that a chocolate factory owner gives a chance for 5 of the children for unlimited supplies of chocolate

The story took a turn when each child starts facing difficulties and troubles and the main question arises that whether Charlie survives it or not. 

Groundhog Day

This mainly falls into the category of fantasy-comedy films. Phil, the protagonist who is a weatherman, goes for an assignment to a town.

To his shock, he realizes how the same day is getting repeated, again and again, in his life.


Popstar is a musical comedy movie. Three musicians become pretty popular after they released their rap album. 

One of the musicians decided that they didn’t want to work in the band and wanted to pursue as a solo musician but everything goes downhill as his project fails. 

Monsters, Inc.

It’s a comedy fantasy movie. Sulley and Mike were two of the top scarers who had been working at Monsters, Inc.

The path of their lives goes astray when a little girl enters the world. 


This is a mystery crime movie. This movie begins at a dinner party hosted by Mr. Boddy on the occasion of a famous board game where the visitors were blackmailed. 

All the visitors were given aliases. The story takes a thrilling turn when Mr. Buddy was murdered. 


Clueless is a comedy romantic movie. Cher, the protagonist learns her way through her problems of being an adolescent. 

She too aids one of the new students in school to gain popularity. In this whole scenario, she finds herself falling for someone. 

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The Birdcage

This is a comedy movie harping on the LGBT theme. Two men had built their perfect life around Miami nightclub. 

The problem arises when one of the protagonist’s sons decides to marry Senator’s daughter.

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The Emperor’s New Groove

The Emperor’s New Groove is a family comedy movie. The young emperor Kuzco had been converted into one llama by his advisor, Yzma. 

Kuzco had the only chance to get back from the jungle being an emperor with the help of a peasant before Yzma launches an attack on them. 


This mainly a romantic movie bases on an adaptation. Emma helps her shy friend Harriet in the process of matchmaking. 

With due course of time, Emma finds herself falling head over heels in love with the most eligible bachelor. 

Bringing Up Baby

This is a romantic comedy film. It revolves around a paleontologist involving an heiress as well as a leopard named a baby. 

Things go haywire when the heiress falls in love with the paleontologist and tries to hide him in her house. 

Good Will Hunting 

This movie digs into the genre of romantic drama. Will hunting is proclaimed genius in mathematics who solves any problems about the subject. 

On facing difficulties with his emotions, he consults a psychiatrist who helps him to bounce back. 

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a romantic comedy movie. Andy, the protagonist is a 40-year-old single guy who had been spending his time playing video games. 

He finds himself s bit awkward in front of female customers until he fell into a romantic affair with a local shop owner. 


Amelie is a rom-com. Amelie, the protagonist helps others in their pursuit of joy even if she was caught in her fantasy world. 

In the process of helping others, she led herself upon finding true love for herself. 

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

This is a romantic family movie. Princess Mia was stopped during her coronation. 

The coronation was stopped by a nobleman who stated that an unmarried woman cannot rule the state. 

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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski is a criminal comedy movie. Two goons mistakenly take another Lebowski for a millionaire Lebowski and urinated on his rug. 

Trying to compensate for his rug, he gets involved in a kidnapping case. 

27 Dresses

This is a rom-com. Jane had served as a bridesmaid 27 times but she got her greatest surprise when her sister planned to get married to her love. 

Jane goes on to meet a cynical journalist who seemed to have a hidden agenda. 

Inside Out

It’s a family comedy animated movie. Riley, the 11-year-old girl moves to San Francisco leaving behind her life. 

Riley seemed to have a very tough time coping up with all of her emotions. 

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

This is a mixture of adventure and comedy films. Four students went on to play with their video games. 

They get trapped in the jungle world of Jumanji while playing. To get back they need to finish the game. 

The Martian

It’s a science fiction, drama movie. Astronaut Mark on being thought dead was behind by his crew. 

Mark was alive and was stranded on a lonely Planet. He used his wit to signal back to earth with the news of him being alive. The rescue process begins, therefore. 

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How to Train Your Dragon

This is a family fantasy energetic movie. Hiccup, The Viking must kill a dragon to be eligible to enter into manhood.

He went on to do a massacre by befriending a deadly dragon. 

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The Pursuit of Happiness

This movie falls into the genre of drama. Chris, the protagonist had many professionals failures due to which his wife decided on separating. 

Chris seemed to have a pretty hard time since he had been breaking and also had to manage his son’s custody.

The Holiday

It’s a romantic comedy movie. Two girls from different countries change their lives to get rid of their relationship issues.

The story takes an interesting turn when the girls seemed to develop feelings for two local guys.


Chef is a comedy-drama indie movie. Chef Carl, the protagonist attempt to run a business on a food truck after he had lost his job.

In this process of business, he seemingly developed a close bond with his parents.

The Parent Trap

It’s a family comedy movie. After their parents’ divorce, identical twins had been separated from each other.

They met with each other after several long years in a summer camp and started with their efforts of reuniting their parents.

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption is a mixture of drama and crime. A banker was arrested for the murder of his wife and lover.

He was sent to the Shawshank prison for life imprisonment, which was one of the most conventional prisons.

The Notebook

This is a romantic drama movie. Allie and Noah, two lovers were separated from each other due to their ill fate.

Duke read this heart-wrenching story out of his notebook to Ms. Hamilton who had been suffering from dementia.

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500 Days of Summer

This movie falls into the genre of a romantic drama movie. Tom revisits all the places he had spent with the girl Summer with whom he had fallen in love.

Summer on the other hand did not believe in relationships or forever.

Begin Again

It’s a romantic drama movie. A growing songwriter slips into loneliness after her boyfriend dumps her.

Her life seems to have a ray of hope after a record label executive notices her talent for songwriting.

La La Land

This is a romantic, musical movie. Sebastian and Mia were attracted to each other since both of them wanted to do what they love.

As they stepped on success, their dreams seem to pull each other apart and rip their love affair.

Someone Great

It’s a romantic comedy movie. After breaking up with her boyfriend the music journalist reunites with her two best friends.

They plan for an adventurous trip to New York City before she plans on moving to San Francisco.

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The Blind Side

The Blind Side is a mixture of both the genres of sport and drama. Michael, a homeless teenager was adopted by a Caucasian family.

The family helped him with his learning difficulties and also pushed him to pursue football.

Notting Hill

It’s a romantic comedy movie. A British bookseller falls in love with an actress.

Their relationship had to overcome many hurdles as their social statuses were different. The status was the main reason why all other problems occurred.

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Love, Simon

This is a romantic drama movie. Simon kept his sexual orientation a deep dark secret from his family.

A blackmailer started to threaten regarding his sexuality and he seems to have a hard time in maintain the same page with his family.

Set It Up

Set It Up is a rom-com movie. Two overworked assistants came together to knock their bosses off.

They decided on planning to set them up with each other and that’s where the twist lies.


This is a family comedy movie. A 13-year-old boy wished for a body bigger in size with the aid of a fortune-teller machine.

He received his greatest shock the next morning when he saw his wish had been fulfilled.

Forrest Gump

It’s a romantic drama movie. Forrest, the protagonist of the story realizes that he had been a key part of many historical events.

He only wished to be reunited with his childhood love named, Jenny.

The Terminal

The Terminal is a romantic drama movie. Viktor, the protagonist of the movie was stuck at an airport when the war started in his country.

He was not allowed by officials to leave until they confirmed his identity.

Silver Linings Playbook

It’s a romantic drama movie. Pat was sent to mental health care after attacking the lover of his wife.

 He was released after eight months. He reunited with Tiffany to solve their conflicts.

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Pitch Perfect

This is a romantic comedy movie. Beca joined an all-girls a cappella squad and then she went on to mix a new form with their original.

The movie takes a twisting turn when they have to compete with a male in a cappella group.

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Mary Poppins Returns

It’s a family musical movie. Marry Poppins was a magical nanny who had returned to the Banks.

She aided the family from many dangers by taking them on numerous magical adventures. She was smart, clever and very funny.

The Big Sick

The Big Sick is a romantic drama movie. A Pakistani comic fell in love with Emily, an American graduate. The comic begins to think of the acceptance of his relationship by his traditional family.

Emily slips into a coma when the comic found himself developing a strong bond with her parents.

Billy Madison

It is an American comedy movie directed by Tamra Davis. A 27-year-old girl named Billy Maddison was the heir to Maddison hotels which was previously owned by Brain Maddison, her father.

Brian is seen to lose confidence in his son to manage the hotel. They later compromise and Billy shows that he is competent enough to manage.


Casper is a lovable, kind-hearted ghost who was supposedly haunting a mansion situated in Maine. When James Harvey arrives to communicate with Casper, he brings his daughter Kat with him. 

Casper is seen to fall in love with Kat, but their growing relationship becomes complicated due to Casper’s mischievous uncles.

Mamma Mia!

Donna, an old and independent hotelier in the Greek islands, decides to prepare for her daughter’s wedding with the help of her two friends.

In the meantime, Sophie, her daughter has another plan. She invites three men from the mother’s past to find her real husband, and her real father.

Blast from The Past

Adam Webber has lived in a confinement in a fallout shelter in Pasadena, Calif for his entire life. 

When Adam emerges from the Webber family’s refuge for the first time, he finds out that the news of the nuclear apocalypse was entirely false, and meets the very gorgeous Eve Rustikov.

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When Vianne and her daughter arrived in a tranquil French town, the residents could never imagine the impact she and her daughter would have on the stubbornly rooted community.

Within a few days, she opens an unusual chocolate shop, and her ability to perceive customers persuades them to abandon into temptation.

The Rocketeer

A cocky stunt pilot named Cliff Secord is in love with a beautiful actress named Jenny Blake. 

When Cliff discovers a hidden jetpack in a biplane, he dons that on and becomes the hero named rocketeer. Cliff must protect Jenny from an evil actor by using his alter ego.

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Their career launched due to a childhood instant which eventually contributed to their friendship. It was the birth of hip-hop on the New York Street corner.

After about 15 years they believed that they could only fulfill the passions of life if they recall that day spent on the corner.  

The Fate of the Furious

Released in 2017, this is one of the many movies of the fast and furious series. The plot begins with Dominic Toretto encountering a mysterious woman named Cipher, who drags him into the world of terrorism.

The crew must reunite to stop Cipher and save Dom at the earliest.

Now and Then

This movie is basically a romantic drama along with comic gestures. Four of the childhood friends reunite when one of the friends was expected to have a baby. 

They think that how different they were from that of their 12-year-old self. 

Angels in the Outfield 

This is a family movie with the amalgamation of sports culture. Roger a young boy prayed to God for an actual family and the winning of his basketball team. 

A few angels descended and helped him to fulfill all his wishes.

Big Daddy

It’s a comedy-drama movie. Sonny decides to take care of a five-year-old child coming out of his sluggishness to make his way back to his girlfriend. 

The movie takes a twisting turn when Sonny and the child bond.

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Scary Movie

This is a horror-comedy movie. Cindy Campbell along with her friends accidentally killed a man. 

After a year of this accident, someone threatened them. 

Last Holiday

It’s a romantic comedy movie. Georgia had many unfulfilled desires, and when she got to learn about her terminal illness, she was shocked. 

She took all her savings and went on an extravagant trip to Europe.

The Mummy

The Mummy is a mixture of action and adventure genres. An adventurer and an Egyptologist went to the ancient city of Hamunaptra. 

It gets interesting when they accidentally wake up a devil mummy. 

The Sandlot

The Sandlot is a sport and family movie. Scotty decides to move to a new neighborhood where he plans on joining the local baseball team. 

Along with his new friends, he had a lot of new experiences. 

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Bring It On

It’s a sports comedy movie. The cheerleading squad of Toro had the vigor and was full of zeal. 

The squad was led on to a shady section after their golden victory when they got to know their routines were from a hip-hop squad. 

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

This movie is based on the genre of comedy. Ron had a great career as an anchor in the male-dominated industry. 

Things take a turn when a careerist female reporter came into the scene. 

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Dumb and Dumber

This movie is a screwball of comedy. Two compassionates but dumb friends stumbled their way upon a briefcase. 

They didn’t know that the briefcase was composed of money that belonged to the abductors who were a part of the mob.


Dating coach Alex “Hitch” Hitchens mentors Albert, who is very bumbling, and hopes to win the heart of gorgeous Allegra Cole.

When Albert is making progress, Hitchens faces certain setbacks of his own and a point arrives when both Albert’s and Hitchen’s relationships are threatened.

The Rundown

Beck, a bounty hunter who doesn’t like to use guns, accepts any job without any questions.

When Walker sends him to the amazon to find his cocky son Travis, he finds that the population is controlled by a tyrannical treasure hunter. In order to survive, Beck and Travis should work as a team.

Dirty Dancing

Hoping to enjoy her youth till it lasts, Baby is disappointed when she lands in a sleepy resort in the Catskills with her parents during the summer holidays.

To her good fortune the dance instructor of the resort, named Johnny, made her his new partner for dance when the two fell in love.

Napoleon Dynamite

In a small town named Preston, Idaho, a teenager named Napoleon Dynamite has trouble fitting in. After his grandmother’s accident, his life is made worse when his uncle Rico decides to show up, and keep an eye on him.

He and a new kid launch a campaign to run for class president.


An eternal optimist and a little bit scoundrel, Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over the grand theatre and he will do anything to protect it.

To restore the jewel of a museum to its old glory, he makes a final effort by organizing the world’s greatest singing competition.

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Love Jones

Darius and Nina, two urban African-Americans, share an instant bond after they meet at a Chicago club. They eventually begin a torrid romance.

Darius was heartbroken when Nina decided to move to New York in order to fix the relationship with her ex-fiancé Marvin. 

Sleepless in Seattle

Sam Baldwin moves to Seattle with his son Jonah, after the death of his wife. Jonah calls a talk-radio program to find a wife for his father.

As soon as Sam got into line, Annie Reed, a reporter fell for him though she was engaged.

The Intouchables

A French aristocrat named Philippe, paralyzed after a paragliding accident, hires a young man named Driss to be his live-in caretaker.

The two develop a strong bond and friendship even though they are different.


A wholesome exchange student named Sandy and a leather-clad named Danny develop a bond of affection and have a summer romance.

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Tristan made his way into a world of fairies to recover a fallen star and steal the heart of his ladylove Victoria. 

What Tristan finds is a woman named Yvaine instead of the space star. The woman tells him she is in a lot of danger from the king’s sons and the witch.

Role Models

After thrashing a company truck, Danny and Wheeler were given two choices, either jail time or community service. The two chose the easier way out.

The two overgrown men find themselves paired with a teenager and a foul-mouthed fifth-grader requiring an attitude adjustment.


Friday Craig Jones got himself fired as he was stealing cardboard boxes on a Friday. His rent is due, he even hates his girlfriend named Joi, and his best friend Smokey owes the local drug dealer money.

Craig and Smokey experience the span of urban life, all concentrated into one single Friday.

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Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Cal Weaver has a good job, great children, a beautiful wife, and a beautiful house. It came to his notice that his wife Emily was unfaithful, so she wanted a divorce. 

Jacob Palmer enters, he took Cal under his wing and shows him how to become popular among ladies.

Ferries Bueller’s Day Off

Ferries Bueller was a professional in bunking classes and escaping from it. He wanted to bunk one last class before graduation so he borrowed a Ferrari and embarked on a one-day journey.

On his trail is, however, the high school principal Rooney determined to catch him this time.

Bridget Jones’s Diary

A 32-year-old woman named Bridget decides to bring her life under her control and starts to keep a diary. She starts writing the most erotic and provocative book on her table.

With an opinion on everything, she is transitioning towards a whole new life.

Jojo Rabbit

Jojo is the main protagonist of the story. He is a lonely German boy who finds one day that his single mother had been hiding a Jewish girl in the attic.

Along with Adolf Hitler, his imaginary friend, he needs to resist his blind nationalism during World War II. 

Liar Liar

Fletcher Reede is an ace in the court but due to his dishonesty and devotion to work, his relationships are ruined.

His wife, Audrey left him for a more dependable man. Fletcher finds that he can speak the truth only on the day his career-deciding court case must be won.

The Sound of Music

This is a musical, romantic comedy. It was mainly an adaptation of the Von Trapp Family singer’s life who was best known in the age before the Second World War.

The postulant became a governess of a widowed naval captain’s house along with seven children, and brings a new way of life and also music.

Mean Girls

It’s a teenage comedy movie. Cady had gone to a new school and made two friends. They warned Cady of a bullying gang that was led by an arrogant Regina.

The movie gets interesting when Cady fell in love with Regina’s ex-lover.

Pride & Prejudice

This is a romantic drama movie. It is adapted from a novel by Jane Austen.

Mrs. Bennet forced her daughter to marry a wealthy man. A wealthy handsome bachelor started saying near Mrs. Bennet’s house and she was full of glee.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

This movie is a mixture of both romance and comedy. A struggling writer named Paul recently moved to the city of New York.

He fell head over heels in love as soon as he met with Holly, a cheerful and jubilant socialite.


Matilda is a family comedy movie. Matilda was born in a family who never was neither proud of her or appreciated her for her doings.

When the principal tortured Matilda and a compassionate teacher, she used her powers to knock off the principal.


From the above points, it is clear that movies offer you a much-needed break from your busy schedule and a relief from all the stress you have intaking.

There is not one but several movies to help you bring yourself back on track and not indulge in depression. Movies are therapeutic as well.

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