The Best Feel-Good Movies

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List Criteria: Vote up the escapist, uplifting films that leave you feeling happiest.

Want to feel warm and fuzzy inside? This is a ranked list of the best feel-good movies that make us experience all the good feelings. This feel good list includes sports movies, romantic movies, and family movies. What is the best eel-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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