One of the best things to do if you're feeling sad and need something to lift your spirits is to watch a feel-good, funny movie! There are tonnes of them out there so you'll be spoilt for choice, but why not start with a couple of these top picks? Trust me, you'll be smiling in no time!
What you're favourite movie to watch when you're feeling sad and have you seen any of these?
Table of contents:
- little miss sunshine
- pitch perfect
- the devil wears prada
- mean girls
- legally blonde
- the proposal
- mrs. doubtfire
- definitely, maybe
- patch adams
Annie is a single woman whose own life is a mess, and when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian, is engaged, she quickly agrees to be her maid of honour. The group of bridesmaids go on a fun, laughable journey together as they try to make this one amazing wedding for Lillian that she will never forget.
2 Little Miss Sunshine
The Hoover family puts the fun back in dysfunctional by piling into a VW bus and heading to California to support a daughter in her bid to win the Little Miss Sunshine Contest. The sanity of everyone involved is stretched to the limit as the group's quirks cause epic problems as they travel along their interstate route.
3 Pitch Perfect
College student Beca knows she doesn't want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. She finds out how well she and the rest of an a Capella group can sing together, taking the group of young woman out of their comfort zone and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.
4 The Devil Wears Prada
Andy is a recent college graduate with big dreams. Upon landing a job at prestigious Runway magazine, she finds herself the assistant to diabolical editor Miranda Priestly. Andy questions her ability to survive her grim tour as Miranda's assistant without getting scorched - learning a few important things about herself and how to succeed in business along the way.
5 Mean Girls
Cady Heron was educated in Africa by her scientist parents. When her family moves to the suburbs, Cady finally gets to experience public school and gets a quick primer on the cruel, tacit laws of popularity that divide her fellow students into tightly knit cliques. She unwittingly finds herself in the good graces of an elite group of cool students dubbed "the Plastics," but Cady soon realizes how her shallow group of new friends earned this nickname.
6 Legally Blonde
Elle Woods has it all. She wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But there is one thing stopping him from proposing: She is too blond. Elle rallies all of her resources and gets into Harvard, determined to win him back. She learns the meaning of true friends and justice along the way, winning one battle at a time as she grows to fit in at Harvard.
7 The Proposal
Faced with deportation to her native Canada, high-powered book editor Margaret Tate says she's engaged to marry Andrew Paxton, her hapless assistant. Andrew agrees to the plan, but imposes a few conditions of his own, including flying to Alaska to meet his eccentric family. With a suspicious immigration official always lurking nearby, Margaret and Andrew must stick to their wedding plan despite numerous mishaps.
8 Mrs. Doubtfire
A man secretly dresses as an old woman to be able to spend more time with his kids after he and his wife split. The whole plan eventually unravels in the end but before it does you're guaranteed to be laughing the whole time.
9 Definitely, Maybe
This heartwarming film about a dad who sits down and decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother. In telling the story he realizes he may get a second chance at the future with one of the lovely women he describes. Witty, raw, and endearing, you're spirits will be lifted quickly with this film.
10 Patch Adams
Another great Robin Williams movie in which he is a doctor making great strides in modern medicine by bringing the medicine of laughter to the table. Willing to risk his career to make his patients laugh, and based on a true story, this movie has side splitting humor you can't help but love when you need a pick me up!
What movies have you laughing when you're sad?
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