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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  2. 2
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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

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    added by thomasashraf Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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  5. 5
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    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Ward Bond

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    added by sally Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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  10. 10
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    Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    added by looksharp Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson

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  12. 12
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    added by thomasashraf Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson, Paul Reubens

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    added by sally Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter

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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, January Jones

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    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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  16. 16
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    added by BeverlyGray Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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    added by looksharp Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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  18. 18
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    Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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  21. 21
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    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

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    Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

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    added by thomasashraf Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    added by BeverlyGray Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

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    added by looksharp Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Jason Hervey

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Allen

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    added by thomasashraf Eddie Murphy, George Takei, Donny Osmond

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    added by looksharp Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    added by TraceyMaroniStivala John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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    added by BeverlyGray Macaulay Culkin, John Candy, Patricia Arquette

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    added by BeverlyGray Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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    added by BeverlyGray Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks, Zoe Saldana

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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

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    + 49
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    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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    added by looksharp Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

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    added by thomasashraf Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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    Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow

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    added by sally Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Gisele Bündchen

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    added by looksharp Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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  43. 43
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    Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne, Kristen Wiig

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  44. 44
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    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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  45. 45
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    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Owen Wilson

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  46. 46
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    Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

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    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

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    added by BeverlyGray Nicolas Cage, Don Cheadle, Kate Walsh

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    added by BeverlyGray Jack Nicholson, Keanu Reeves, Diane Keaton

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    added by looksharp Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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