Feel-good realistic movies

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  1. TigerG

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    My wife and I just watched The Upside and really enjoyed it. Feelgood? Check! Realistic? Well, supposedly it is based on a true story.
     
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    Upbeat?

    Try “Midnight Cowboy”
     
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    Very Australian, extremely low budget, but very feel good! unnamed (7).jpg
     
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    Any time you watch a movie, it will require suspension of disbelief cuz it's only a movie.
     
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    A double shot of Woody H.... 1) Wilson 2) The Glass Castle
     
  7. kelnet

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    I loved that movie. "How's the serenity?"
     
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    We just finished watching Colette, and absolutely loved it. However, it's definitely not for everyone here. I would think that quite a few of the members here would really hate it.
     
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    The worlds fastest Indian, stars Sir Anthony Hopkins, it’s a true story.
    It’s about the Indian Motorcycle, this guy from New Zealand is a real tinker with a dream to take his WW2 Indian to the
    Bonneville Salt Flats.

    It’s a real feel good movie, and Sir Anthony is fabulous as usual.
     
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  10. richiek65

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    +1 from me!
     
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    I was going to recommend Yesterday as well, even though you do have to believe that the world can somehow hit a glitch where The Beatles suddenly disappear. I saw with my girlfriend yesterday and we both loved it.
     
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    I think The Quiet Man is John Wayne’s best movie ever.
    It’s a real feel good movie with no suspension of belief necessarily.
    It’s 68 years old, same as me.
    If you don’t feel good with that one, check your pulse.
     
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    Second Hand Lions,
    Robt Duval, Micheal Caine, Haley Joel Osment, Kyra Sedgwick ,
    A little disbelief needed, but the good kind.
    Two old crusty uncles take in their nephew for a summer.
     
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    Joy was another Jennifer Lawrence movie that was pretty feel good that I enjoyed.
     
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    The Magic of Belle Isle
    Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen
    This is a real feel gooder, love this one.
    A handicapped writer spends a summer in a rental house on Belle Isle,
    I have tons of feel good movies, if you need more just let me know.
     
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    Oh!

    The Astronaut Farmer
    Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen again
    Texas cattle rancher builds his own rocket
    Great feel good movie, not much disbelief needed.
     
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    1982 movie Cannery Row with Nick Nolte and Debra Winger.

    I saw it years ago and it stuck with me. Not often a movie does that for me.
     
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    The 2009 movie "The Perfect Game"

    "Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who became the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series."
     
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    Just watched ‘Morning Glory’... Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams. Nice easy film about an ailing breakfast news show. Just found it on Amazon prime.
     
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    Slumdog Millionaire
     
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