7 of My All-Time Favorite Movies ...


7 of My All-Time Favorite Movies ...
7 of My All-Time Favorite Movies ...

After a long and stressful day, sometimes there is nothing I like better than curling up on the couch with a cozy blanket and popping in one of my favorite movies. There is something about my favorite movies; it is kind of like an old friend who you can rely on to pick you up, make you feel good, give you a good laugh – or cry – and just let you get away from it all.

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Pretty Woman

Who doesn’t love the story of Cinderalla? This grown-up twist on the beloved fairy tale is certainly one of my favorite movies, and it always puts me in a good mood. It is one of those movies that I always stop to watch, no matter what part is on, and every time I watch it, I instantly feel better. There is just something about the chemistry between Julia Roberts and Richard Gere that is magnetic.


Sixteen Candles

When I need a good laugh, I can always count on one of my favorite childhood movies: Sixteen Candles. No matter how many times I see Long Duck Dong say "yes, married," and Anthony Michael Hall shaking his thing on the dance floor, I laugh until I cry. I absolutely adore this movie and can’t get enough of it.


Steel Magnolias

Every woman needs a good cry from time to time, and when I am in the mood for one, I in pop in Steel Magnolias. This incredibly sweet and endearing story of best friends who support one another through the love, life and the death of a child is so touching and heartfelt; it is like an emotional roller coaster every single time I watch it, and I love it.


Shawshank Redemption

I know that this is not a typical chick flick, but Shawshank Redemption certainly has a place on my list of favorite movies. The persistence of Andy Dufresne, the relationship shared between two men and the look inside a twisted prison really gets me riled up and pumped. This is one of my favorite movies that my husband actually likes watching with me.


Monsters Inc

Okay, I know that an animated child’s movie may not be on every woman’s list of favorite movies, but I have a 2-year-old and I am sure that all of you moms out there can appreciate a good animated movie. There are some flicks that my son loves to watch that I have no interest in, or that drive me batty, but Monsters Inc. isn’t one of them. I absolutely adore this movie. Boo is just so cute!

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Billy Madison

Sometimes you just need to let your mind go numb to the world around you and a silly, nonsensical movie is just the thing to let you do that. For me, that movie is Billy Madison. It’s an Adam Sandler classic that has a silly story line and much needed comic relief.


50 First Dates

This is another Adam Sandler movie that I simply adore. I love the dynamic between Sandler and Drew Barrymore, and Sean Astin, the beefed up brother, is absolutely hysterical. This is another movie that I watch every single time I catch it on television, or that I toss into the DVD player when I need a little pick-me-up.

When I need to get away from it all, a movie is just the ticket, and these 7 movies are my old standbys. So, how about you? Are any of these movies on your list of favorites?

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Love all the 80s teen films. You mentioned Sixteen Candles but I also love The Breakfast Club, Pretty In Pink, Heathers, Some Kind Of Wonderful, St Elmo's Fire, and Beetlejuice!

Seen all except for number 3. The first 2 was a massive romantic for me. Love them.

50 first dates all the way!!

1."Fifty bucks grandpa!" 2".Married!!!!!" 3. Wheezer 4.One of the greatest films ever ....literally. 5.You lost me after five but I will try them out considering your good track record. a few others.....Clueless, Can't buy Me Love, Terms of Endearment,

Love these....also add pretty in pink!

The Goonies and Big trouble in little China.

Water for elephants, the notebook, titanic are my top year jerkers but are amazing movies. On my faves list. Some I go for when I want a pick me up: Friends with benefits, just go with it, bridesmaids

MONSTERS INC!! My favourite film ever! Who's excited for Monsters University :)

Billy Madison

My favorite animated movie is Peter Pan (the Disney version) :)

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