From a classic Hollywood movies to the time of sci-fi and super-heroes actions times, there are many movies make like a relaxation session in busy hectic life. It might make you laugh, it might make you cry, but a new era’s feel-good flick will always leave you a little happier and may even put a smile on your face. Rather than to taste a romance or comedy, here we have compiled the list of top 10 best movies which is a mixture of both and definitely boost your mind in boring life from 21st century.
1. 127 Hours (2010)
127 Hours is a 2010 survival drama film based on the Ralston’s memoir Between a Rock and a Hard Place (2004). The film stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, a canyon who becomes trapped by a boulder in an isolated slot canyon in Blue John Canyon, southeastern Utah, in April 2003. At first, Aron tries to damage the rock using his pen-knife. Realizing the knife is having no effect on the boulder at all, he turns it on his arm but discovers it is now too blunt to cut. As desperation sets in, he begins to have flashbacks about his family and resigns himself to a slow death. The movie will make you realize that how beautiful our life is with our family and friends.
2. About Time (2013)
About Time is one of the most re-watchable and enjoyable romantic comedy deals with about the vicissitudes of life and love. The story turns around 21 years old Tim, who can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. He uses his ability to help people around him and build a strong bond with his family. He also uses this ability to get himself a girlfriend and in the process, he meets beautiful yet insecure, Mary in a very unconventional dinner. In fact, for all the science-fiction flourishes, life is rendered here with specifics that feel authentic.
3. Billy Elliot (2000)
Billy Elliot set against the gritty backdrop of the 1984 Miners’ Strike about a pre-teen boy who dreams of becoming a professional ballet dancer. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family’s set ways, inner conflict, and standing on his toes! And things don’t run smoothly for Billy. It’s a classic story of going for your dreams against all odds, after all — but his love of dance persists, and the film is full of the joy of a good old boogie.
4. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Little Miss Sunshine is the story of a dysfunctional family who get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus. It’s marvelous satire on modern life with its humorous one-liners along with the wonderful character development and terrific performances which gives us a sharp depiction of contemporary America makes for a touching human comedy. We could find out each and every character in this film is us at some stage of lives.
5. My Sassy Girl (2001)
My Sassy Girl tells the love story of a male engineering college student, Gyeon-woo, and “the Girl” who is never named in the movie. Gyeon-woo just cannot seem to catch a romantic break. The characters have very good chemistry although the female character is the kind of girl you wouldn’t see in traditional American rom-com. This film feels more like a two hour friend zoning sequence than an actual romance, made notable only for the fact that it’s the male doing much of the emotional and physical distancing. It was extremely successful in South Korea and was the highest grossing Korean comedy of all time.
6. Happy Go Lucky (2008)
Happy-Go-Lucky is story of young girl Poppy, an irrepressibly free-spirited school teacher. The film is heartfelt and hilarious, but little more than a series of episodes that shows the few chapters of the Poppy’s life. She brings an infectious laugh and an unsinkable sense of optimism to every situation she encounters, offering us a touching, truthful and deeply life-affirming exploration of one of the most mysterious and often the most elusive of all human qualities: happiness. The film shows the reality touch that wins heart and boost up our nature to change the way of thinking.
7. The Intouchables (2011)
The Intouchables also was known as Untouchable, is a story about two men and their strong bonding even though they are not relatives or friends but a man who lost his wife in an accident and whose world is turned upside down and his caretaker. The two form a close bond where both lives are developed for better that proves the power and omniscience that love and friendship. The movie will definitely leave you with a smile on your face.
8. Up (2009)
Up is a film that you can watch more than one time if you really want to enjoy your life the way it is rather than it is complaining and regretting all the time. Even, a cartoon can inspire you to get in touch with your inner child and remember the simple pleasures in life. As in the film, seventy-eight-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. This film is sure to turn that frown upside down.
9. Amelie (2001)
Amélie is like a Parisian fairy tale story with the lively and delightful Amelie character who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better while struggling with her own isolation. When she accidentally discovers a gift for helping others, she was spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do. The feel-good Amelie is a lively, fanciful charmer, showcasing Audrey Tautou as its delightful heroine. The film is also considered as one of the inspirational movies for the interior designers and fashionistas.
10. La La Land (2016)
La La Land, one of the finest romantic comedy-drama that will definitely give wide smile after watching this movie. The film is starring Emma Stone and Gosling as an uncompromising jazz pianist role. Emma Stone, a musician who falls in love in Los Angeles with a jazz pianist, scrapes by playing cocktail piano gigs in dingy bars. Gosling’s dazzling performance has been earning critical praise and making audiences swoon as the tortured romantic. But the story takes turn places when success mounts and they dream, they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.