The Best Feel Good Movies Films
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The Best Feel Good Movies

List Criteria: Any uplifting films that leave viewers feeling happy

This is a ranked list of the best feel good movies as voted on by men and women. This feel good list includes sports movies, romantic movies, and family movies. What is the best feel good movie? These are the movies that have the ability to make us feel. They make us want to believe, be inspired and live vicariously through the stories we see on screen. Whenever you are feeling down you can simply watch one of these movies and it will make you smile.

This list of feel good movies includes such titles as Rudy, It’s a Wonderful Life, Big, and Cool Runnings. These movies vary in their genre but they all have the ability to lift our spirits no matter how many times we’ve viewed them. If you are sad, feeling sick, or just looking for a film to get lost in, these titles from the list of the best feel good movies are what you should be watching.

Whether it’s cheering on the underdog, living a fanciful life in another country, or are just completely silly, these films provide something for viewers to enjoy and aspire to. If you’re looking for “the greatest feel-good movie ever” you can find it on this list.

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

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    John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Jason Hervey

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Ward Bond

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    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson

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    Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, January Jones

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    Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

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    Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

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    Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson, Paul Reubens

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

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    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Allen

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    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Gisele Bündchen

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    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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    Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

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    Macaulay Culkin, John Candy, Patricia Arquette

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    Eddie Murphy, George Takei, Donny Osmond

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    Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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    Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne, Kristen Wiig

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    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks, Zoe Saldana

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

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    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Owen Wilson

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    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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    Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey, Bradley Cooper

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    Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow

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    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

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    Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges, Tobey Maguire

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    Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

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    Nicolas Cage, Don Cheadle, Kate Walsh

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