When you’re having a really difficult day, there’s something to be said for watching movies. The appropriate movie can dramatically shift your mentality when you’re feeling extremely anxious. Some films allow you to escape for a short while, while others make you laugh, while some are so devastating that they are therapeutic, and still others fall somewhere in the middle.
Whether you’re looking for a serious film with a happy ending or something to make you giggle, there’s almost always a right film for you. To get you started, here are a few relaxing movies.
1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is one of Matthew Broderick’s most well-known films, and it perfectly depicts the sincerity, hilarity, and concerns about the future that any high school senior might have. The amusing antics of a group of teenagers as they explore Chicago will keep you laughing.
In every aspect, Amar represents the ‘loser.’ He decides to re-evaluate his life one day. He then makes a list of ten genuine ambitions and devotes everything he has to each one in order to make life worthwhile. A really underappreciated Bollywood film that was ahead of its time.
Despite being a rat in a rodent-phobic industry, Remy dreams of becoming a renowned chef. He relocates to Paris to pursue his goal, and with the help of hapless garbage lad Linguini, he puts his culinary skills to the test in the kitchen while remaining in hiding, with comic results. Remy finally gets the chance to show off his cooking skills in front of a renowned food critic, but is the cuisine any good? This is a Pixar animation.
4. C’mon C’mon
Johnny is a shy, emotionally stunted radio journalist who travels the country interviewing a variety of children about their views on the world and their future. Then Johnny has to look after his baby cousin Jesse. Jesse brings a fresh perspective and expertly turns the emotional tables on Johnny as they travel from state to state.
5. The Intouchables
A quadriplegic Parisian aristocrat recruits a young man to be his live-in caretaker after a paragliding accident. Despite their differences, the two guys form a strong bond and create a close friendship. It’s a touching story about friendship, and it’s a shame it’s forgotten about anymore.
6. Peanut Butter Falcon
A man with Down syndrome encounters an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally after fleeing a residential nursing home to pursue his ambition of becoming a pro wrestler. This film is both an adventure and a drama, making for a fantastic pairing. This film completely defies the preconceptions that are commonly seen in films of this kind.
7. Jaane Tu Jaane Na
The relatives and friends of a soft-spoken man and a hot-tempered woman pressurise them to marry. The best friends, convinced that they aren’t a good match, resolve to look for a soul partner for each other. This film is amusing and unique in its own right. We’ve seen this movie so many times that we’ve lost track of how many times we’ve seen it. This film will leave you with a smile on your face and a warm feeling in your heart before you go to bed; everything about it will relieve you of your stress.
8. La La Land
Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are brought together by their desire to pursue their passions. However, as their success grows, they are faced with decisions that begin to shred the delicate fabric of their relationship, and the dreams they worked so hard to keep in each other threaten to tear them apart. This film is without a doubt the best musical of our generation, and it is extremely wholesome.
9. Jab We Met
Aditya, a distraught tycoon on the edge of suicide, boards a train aimlessly. He meets Geet, a free-spirited girl who is planning an elopement with her lover, and is drawn into her chaotic world. Jab We Met is a wonderful stress reliever. It will take you through a wide range of emotions, but in the end, your heart will be overflowing with love and warmth.
10. Inside Out
This animated film about a little girl’s thoughts is surprisingly appropriate given its Disney name. Its beautiful atmosphere and the upbeat plot will undoubtedly brighten your spirits, as it touches on themes of loneliness, anger, sadness, and pure joy. It also teaches essential mental health skills, such as how crying can assist, how other people can help you cope with difficult feelings, and how letting it all out is the greatest way to feel better.
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