We love movies and inspiring stories, so we present you 10 all time classic movies to make your day happier, sit back and just enjoy watching.
1. The pursuit of happyness (2006)
A touching and extremely sensitive movie that may make you laugh, cry, wander, think, applause. The story of Christopher Gardner, a struggling salesman who takes custody of his son having to face homelessness, poverty and unemployment.
“Christopher Gardner: Hey. Don’t ever let somebody tell you… You can’t do something. Not even me. All right?
Christopher: All right.
Christopher Gardner: You got a dream… You gotta protect it. People can’t do somethin’ themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want somethin’, go get it. Period.”
2. Yellow Submarine (1968)
Bright yellow cover, glorious Beatles music, amazing animation, a visual feast of color, sound and humor telling a story of the rescue of the citizens of Pepperland from the music hating Blue Meanies by the Beatles and Captain Fred.
[singing] Nothing you can make that can’t be made. No one you can save that can’t be saved. Nothing you can do but you can learn how to be you in time. It’s easy. All You Need is Love. All You Need is Love. All You Need is Love, love. Love is all you need.
John: Well, in my humble opinion, we’ve become involved in Einstein’s time space continuum theory.
George: Oh, right.
John: Relatively speaking, that is.”
3. Amelie (2001)
A romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Amélie Poulain (Audrey Tautou) an sensitive and naive Paris girl, with her unique sweet sense of justice, decides to help those around her and somewhere in way, discovers love.
The Newsstand Woman: A woman without love wilts like a flower without sun.
Amélie Poulain : It’s better to help people than garden gnomes.
4. Hairspray (2007)
Hairspray is an energetic, wonderfully light, and amazingly entertaining musical romp. A fun Summer movie with some of the catchiest songs that will make you want spend all night dancing.
Edna Turnblad: [singing] You can’t stop my happiness, ‘cuz I like the way I am. And you just can’t stop my knife and fork when I see a Christmas ham! And if you don’t like the way I look, then I just don’t give a damn!
Motormouth Maybelle: [singing] Oh, oh, oh… you can’t stop today as it comes speeding down the track! Child, yesterday is history, and it’s never coming back! ‘Cause tomorrow is a brand new day, and it don’t know white from black! ‘Cause the world keeps spinnin’ ’round and ’round, and my heart’s keepin’ time to the speed of sound… I was lost ’till I heard the drums and I found my way, ’cause you can’t stop the beat!
5. Pollyanna (1960)
One of Disney’s best 1960’s films, a touching family movie with a nostalgic feel to it. For some the best film to treat depression.
“Pollyanna Whittier: My father used to say that if we ever had the money you have, we would eat steak and ice cream three times everyday!”
6. Roman Holiday (1953)
Audrey Hepburn (who earned her the only Oscar of her career) in one of Hollywood’s most romantic films about appreciating the small things in life.
“Princess Anne: I hate this nightgown. I hate all my nightgowns and I hate all my underwear too.
Countess Vereberg: My dear, you have lovely things.
Princess Anne: But I’m not two hundred years old. Why can’t I sleep in pajamas?
Countess Vereberg: Pajamas?
Princess Anne: Just the top part. Did you know that there are people who sleep with absolutely nothing on at all?
Countess Vereberg: I rejoice to say I do not.
Princess Anne: Is this the elevator?
Joe Bradley: [offended] It’s my room.”
7.Despicable Me (2010)
“Despicable Me” may be a contemporary version of the Charles Dickens’ classic novel “A Christmas Carol”. Gru, the bad guy, dreams to steal the moon but ends up being the most sensitive step father to three orphan girls Margo, Edith, and Agnes
Agnes: Oh, my gosh look at that fluffy unicorn![Agnes looks at the unicorn with awe]
Agnes: He’s so fluffy I’m gonna die!
One big unicorn, strong and free, thought he was happy as he could be. Then three little kittens came around and turned his whole life upside down. ”
— Felonius Gru
8. High Fidelity (2000)
John Cusack at his finest In a highly humorous film combining music and love.
Favorite quotes :
Rob: I can’t fire them. I hired these guys for three days a week and they just started showing up every day. That was four years ago.
Rob: What came first, the music or the misery? People worry about kids playing with guns, or watching violent videos, that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally thousands of songs about heartbreak, rejection, pain, misery and loss. Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?
9. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is simple yet complicated story about a boy entering high school and adulthood.
Favourite quotes :
Charlie: If my Aunt Helen were still here, I could talk to her. And I know she would understand how I am both happy and sad, and I’m still trying to figure out how could that be.
Sam: You can’t just sit there and put everybody’s lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love.
10. Groundhog Day (1993)
One of Bill Murray’s best work, an intriguing comedy about repeating the past.
A film that is funny but also ends with a moral
Phil: What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered?
Ralph: That about sums it up for me.
Rita: Do you every have déjà vu?
Phil: Didn’t you just ask me that?
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