If you’re having a rough day or week or even a month, the witches at Reels Rated have brewed a special potion for you. Providing you with the much needed emotional retreat. Here is a list of 5 films that we have curated for you. 5 feel good films that could be your retreat for the week.
Forrest Gump (1994)
Runtime: 2h 22m
A young guy with learning disabilities and a low IQ who rises to greatness because to his inherent innocence, niceness, and luck, with a collegiate football career, honourable service in Vietnam, mastery of table tennis, a successful shrimp-fishing company, and later genius in stock-market investing — and he becomes a national celebrity for jogging across the country. Forrest Gump was created in Bill Clinton’s late 1990s, yet Gump is classic Reagan: the simple patriot who triumphs.
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Runtime: 2h 6min
The brightest intellect at America’s finest institution isn’t a student; he’s the child who mop the floors. Will Hunting is a self-assured, working-class genius who is failing to learn life’s lessons. Will’s last opportunity comes from a psychology professor, who may be the only guy who can reach him after one too many run-ins with the authorities. Will finds that the only person holding him back is himself when he is finally forced to confront his past.
The Intouchables (2011)
Runtime: 1h 52min
Driss, an ex-con from the projects, is recruited to look after a French aristocrat called Philippe, and his new employment rapidly turns into an unforeseen adventure. Driss’s journey around Paris in a Maserati, wooing ladies, and paragliding over the Alps is just the beginning of how he flips the frequently amusing world of upper-class Parisian society upside down. Lastly, as this unusual couple overcomes challenges of all kinds. They also destroy their expectations of love, life, and each other.
Into the Wild (2004)
Runtime: 2h 28 min
A bold young bloke embarks on a magnificent trip to discover the world’s beauty and magic. Throughout his journeys, which eventually take him into the wild and wilderness, he searches and ultimately discovers pleasure and joy, as well as a feeling of truth and purpose that he had been searching for his whole life. Along the journey, he meets and significantly affects a diverse group of people who are all, in their own ways, trying to escape or move on from the past and enjoy life again.
Life is Beautiful (1997)
Runtime: 1h 56 min
Guido Orefice, a kind Jewish-Italian waiter, meets Dora, a lovely schoolteacher, and wins her over with his charm and humour. They eventually marry and have a son, Giosue. Their joy, however, is cut short when Guido and Giosue are separated from Dora and brought to a detention camp. Guido, determined to protect his kid from the horrors of his surroundings, persuades Giosue that their stay in the camp is simply a game.