Feel-good movies are criminally underrated. Sure, we love a hard-hitting blockbuster as much as the next person, but – especially at this time of year, with many cold, snuggly nights to fill with the best watches – it’s no surprise we’re craving as much lighthearted entertainment as possible.
So, to relieve any seasonal or festive season-related anxiety you may be feeling right now – or if you’re simply looking for a pick-me-up – we’ve rounded up the best flicks that will give you a much-needed mood boost.
We have delved into the vaults of Netflix, NOW TV, Amazon Prime, Disney+ and the rest of them… and found some seriously feel-good movies, from dreaming about our own lives as royalty in The Princess Diaries to rom-com classics such as How To Lose A Guy In Ten Days. There are also pom-pom dazzling cheerleading routines in Bring It On to the hilariously cutthroat world of fashion in The Devil Wears Prada.
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Also, how about The Terminal starring Tom Hanks (because doesn’t Tom Hanks make everything better?), or Will Ferrell’s LOL-worthy hit Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, also starring Rachel McAdams. Or guaranteed laughs with Tiffany Haddish and Regina Hall in Girls Trip? We even included some musical classics like Grease, Hairspray and Mary Poppins. You’re welcome.
So, if you are looking for an easygoing flick – something to make you laugh, inspire you or generally restore your faith in humanity, here are the best 60 feel-good movies for you…
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