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7 Feel-Good Movies As Good As Warm Hugs

By Trishi Dhingra

Updated - May 29, 2023 3 min read

Life has its ups and downs. Mostly downs when you're adulting, paying bills, cooking at home and working non-stop. If this sounds too accurate, you need a serotonin boost right about... NOW!


This list of 7 super adorable feel-good movies will help.


1. Jab We Met (2007)

If you too have nightmares about missing your train like our Geet, this Bollywood super hit is a must-watch.

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Plot: Jab We Met is the story of a young, feisty Punjabi girl who is sent off track when she selflessly tries to help a heartbroken businessman from Mumbai, on an overnight train to Delhi. Think adventure, craziness and lots of love!


IMDb rating: 7.9/10



2. Coco (2017)

Let us summarise this animated film in one word, mesmerising!


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Plot: The film follows a 12-year-old boy, Miguel, who is struggling to keep his music alive despite his family's disapproval over generations. Fair warning about the film, though, you’ll definitely fall in love with this one. 


IMDb rating: 8.4/10



3. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

One of the most underrated feel-good films, Hunt for the Wilderpeople is an adventure comedy-drama by Taika Waititi ready to make you happy and cheerful. 


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Plot: When a stubborn foster son loses his mother, he chooses to get lost in the deep woods all alone. Little did he know, his foster father had the same intentions. The plot goes wild when a manhunt brings these two closer... to an extent that there are all laughter and humour. 


IMDb rating: 7.9/10



4. Hum Tum (2004)

For a brief period in the 2000s', Bollywood romcoms defined couple goals. A decade later, we still keep going back for more. Hum Tum is one such classic romantic comedy-drama


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Plot: The film follows the encounter of two completely opposite strangers who somewhere along the way despise, befriend and fall in love with each other - and not in this order. 


IMDb rating: 7/10



5. About Time (2013) 

Time travel is possible... and also quite beautiful. This feel-good film comes straight from my personal stash of great movies. 


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Plot: The movie is about a young man who - as a part of his family's legacy - has the ability to travel through time and tries to change his past in the hope of improving his future.


IMDb rating: 7.8/10



6. Liar Liar (1997)

Oh Jim Carrey, how your movies still make us laugh! FYI, Liar Liar is not just any feel-good film, it's one of the most amazing comedy movies with a valuable lesson in the end.


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Plot: It tells the story of a lawyer (Jim Carrey) with a pathological need to lie, who finds himself cursed to speak the truth for a whole day. 


IMDb rating: 6.9/10



7. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Here's an "inspirational" feel-good movie for everyone who has not yet taken a Goa trip with their buddies. 


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Plot: Dil Chahta Hai is a coming-of-age Hindi drama that focuses on the romantic lives of three college-graduate friends. 


IMDb rating: 8.1/10



Next time you're smiling all silly while looking at your screens, let the reason be these adorable feel-good movies. 




Q. What is a good uplifting movie to watch?

A. Hunt for the Wilderpeople, About Time, Lady Bird, As Good As It Gets are some of the good uplifting movies you can watch.


Q. What's a good comfort movie?

A. Dil Chahta Hai and Hum Tum are two good comfort movies.


Q. What should I watch to feel happy?

A. Coco, Don't Look Up, Devil Wears Prada. 


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