Watch These Movies when Youre Feeling Lonely ...

By Neecey

Watch These Movies  when Youre Feeling Lonely  ...

There’s a movie to fit all the emotions of being lonely. Sometimes you want the empathy of someone else feeling alone. Sometimes you want to see the joy of people in company. There are times you want loneliness to be cured and others where you revel in someone that stays as lonely as you’re feeling right now.
Here’s a selection of movies for when you’re feeling lonely:

Table of contents:

  1. i am legend
  2. cast away
  3. frozen
  4. thelma & louise
  5. steel magnolias
  6. gravity
  7. bridesmaids
  8. melancholia
  9. the fountain
  10. never been kissed
  11. children of men
  12. wet hot american summer
  13. stepmom
  14. seeking a friend for the end of the world
  15. the perks of being a wallflower
  16. garden state
  17. my girl
  18. a league of their own
  19. lost in translation

1 I Am Legend

Allow a movie to put your own loneliness in temporary perspective with this Will Smith post apocalyptic action drama. I Am Legend is pretty much just him and his dog, now that’s lonely!

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2 Cast Away

In a similar vein, your current loneliness will pale in comparison to poor Tom Hanks’ character in this early 2000s classic. Spending years on a desert island with just a ball for company doesn’t seem as appealing all of a sudden!

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3 Frozen

Frozen works in a number of ways: one it’s got amazing songs for you to sing along with, and two, it lets you see that loneliness can be just a temporary thing thanks to loving family and friends.

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4 Thelma & Louise

Thelma & Louise is the perfect movie to boost your spirits and help you see the wonders that independent women can achieve. Hey the ending might not be ideal, but the message of the movie is certainly inspiring!

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5 Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias is a pure feel good movie with all the ups and down of a perfect melodrama type story. It has all of your favorite actresses in it and will definitely help to cheer you up.

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6 Gravity

Once again, you don’t know loneliness like floating through space in the complete and utter dark! Let Sandra Bullock and George Clooney display that for you in this gripping space thriller.

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7 Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids is the absolute perfect movie to pop in the DVD player and forget all of your temporary worries. No matter how down in the dumps you are you won’t be able to resist a chuckle or two.

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8 Melancholia

This is another one to let you see that things really could be worse. A very strange and artistic movie about the end of the world.

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9 The Fountain

This one is a bit of a cult classic, and one of the many films about death. It’s brilliant if you want to have a cathartic cry.

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10 Never Been Kissed

Drew Barrymore always manages to put a smile on my face, and in Never Been Kissed you might come away being thankful that you are you and not her character!

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11 Children of Men

Another film that will have you thinking your situation isn’t as bad as it could be, but importantly also a movie that will have you completely gripped from beginning to end.

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12 Wet Hot American Summer

Pick this one on Netflix if you are just looking for something to distract you while at the same time making you laugh and giving you a good time.

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13 Stepmom

This is one of the classic 90s movies that contains the perfect mixture of happiness and sadness. A great choice for somebody who down in the dumps but wants to be cheered up a little.

Buy at: itunes.apple.com

14 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

The title alone is enough to give a lonely person perspective.

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15 The Perks of Being a Wallflower

A recent favorite . The story of Charlie trying to find a group of people to whom he comfortably belongs will take your mind off your own woes for a time.

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16 Garden State

Garden State is something of a hipster classic, and it’s just the sort of introspective, quirky movie that get help you get in touch with your emotions.

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17 My Girl

My Girl is the sort of movie that you want to watch when you need a good cathartic cry. Although it definitely is sad, it might help you take your mind off of your own feelings.

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18 A League of Their Own

The friendships shown in A League of Their Own won’t make you sad that you are lonely. They will inspire you to get a smile back on your face, perhaps even join a women’s sports team of your own!

Buy at: itunes.apple.com

19 Lost in Translation

This is a wonderful, unique film that displays two completely different kinds of people coming together to make a meaningful connection; something that I find inspiring and hopeful.

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What sort of movies do you like to watch when you’re lonely? A feel good story or something to wallow in?

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