Movies serve the major purpose of providing entertainment to the audience but some movies are there which are a whole package. With entertainment they provide you with a moral lesson with a mix up of comedy and make you feel good. These type of movies are called “feel good movies”. If you have watched and love The Intern then you know exactly what I am trying to say.
There is a unique flair to The Intern with the whole plot, some comedy sense with a tint of reality in it. It’s like presenting the new generation in a reflective way by saying that you can do anything at any point, and just be human and breathe. Directed by Nancy Meyers, the movie brings up a whole new ideas and rules to work, to live and to be human. Well if you love it as much as I do I am sure movies in this list would not be disappointment as well. We have tried to come up with a list of films similar to The Intern that are our recommendations. If you are interested, you might be able to stream some of these movies like The Intern on Netflix or Amazon Prime or even Hulu.
10. How to be Single
Based on the novel of the same name by Liz Tucclio, the movie takes you on a fun roller coaster ride of teaching how to be single. Various different types of single lives are explored in this movie. Alice (Dakota Johnson) falls for one after the other men, her friend/co-worker Robin (Rebel Wilson) is a wild partying one night stand person whereas Alice’s sister who is OB/GYN refuses to fall for any men or babies and finally Lucy (Alison Brie) who still believes in Cinderella story is waiting for her right man. All of their lives go on a ride when people start coming in. And as the movie says “why do we always have to tell our stories through relationships, why can’t we start with I am single…” It’s a must watch if want to laugh out loud and just enjoy and chill with friends, especially for girls see this movie with your girlfriends.
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9. Eat Pray Love
Well if you loved the book you will definitely love the movie and plus who does not want to watch Julia Roberts. This movie is all about self-love and self-discovery which seems to be missing in the life of people today. Directed by Ryan Murphy this movie is a biography of Elizabeth Gilbert who just goes irritated with her life even while having everything, so after her divorce she goes on a trip from eating in Italy to praying and meditating in India to finding herself and love in Indonesia. This movie is a must watch for all the lost souls and for the rest of the people well enjoy the travelling with her.
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8. Love the Coopers
It’s a sweet Christmas comedy family drama film which you should enjoy with your family. Directed by Jessie Nelson this movie focuses on range of stories in a dysfunctional family. The parents to kids to even grandparents to the people they even meet with all are going to meet on Christmas and then the blast happens which is building up the whole movie. With an ensemble cast the movie is pure fun and makes you feel good.
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7. What We Did on Our Holiday
Well it’s another of a comedy family drama film written and directed by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin. This film explores a separated husband and wife reuniting with their three kids to go to their grandfather’s 75th birthday who is suffering from cancer and lives with his eldest son and his wife and son. All the drama takes place when the three kids decide to give a Viking funeral to their suddenly dead grandfather while the adults are all busy fighting. The movie is a sweet funny film where kids takes things in their hands to teach the fighting adults a lesson. It is a British film that will make you laugh to core and as well teach you a lesson.
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6. It’s Kind of a Funny Story
Based on a book of the same name by Ned Vizzini, the film explores a very serious and critical problem of suicide and psychological problems in a fun and comic way. Written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the movie starts when a young 16-year old Craig Gilner decides to see a doctor about his suicidal thoughts and is transferred in the psychiatric ward for a week. Within a week so much happens that he starts to find himself by helping others and he finds his art and love as well. It’s a sweet comic movie about some serious issues.
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5. The Fundamentals of Caring
Based on the book of the name ‘the revised fundamentals of caregiving’ by Jonathan Evison, the movie explores the interaction and events that happens between Trevor who suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and his caregiver Ben. They both take a trip to see the world’s largest pit and finds meaning and worth in their lives on this journey. Directed by Robert Burnett the movie is a fun as well as a little sad but is worth the watch.
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It is a comedy drama film with its main theme as ‘Food’. Written and directed Jon Favreau, the movie tells us a story of a cook working in a famous LA restaurant, who after going on war with a critic on internet, quit his job and went on to open a food truck with his son. It’s a fun movie to watch especially if you love cooking. The relationship between the father and the son and cooking adds an emotional touch to the movie.
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It is a coming of age comedy-drama movie. Directed by Jason Reitman, the movie explores the difficulty faced by a 16-year old girl who gets pregnant which was entirely unplanned and have to deal the repercussions of it and also with the pressures of her adult life. It is quite a fun and witty movie to watch, especially when the acting is so good.
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2. Little Miss Sunshine
It’s a full on chaos movie where the major aim is make the young kid olive reach her beauty pageant ‘little miss sunshine’ contest which is in two days. Her parents support her and cannot even leave the other members of the family so the whole family takes an 800-mile long road trip in a bad shaped yellow Volkswagen type-2. In the whole trip there are various meltdowns from the family members to the Volkswagen and there is super chaos because of it. It is a family fun movie which should be seen with family as they each realise each other’s importance in their lives in this road trip.
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1. Silver Linings Playbook
Based on the novel by the same name by Matthew Quick, the movie is a rom-com directed by David O. Russell, which explores the seriousness of a bipolar disorder in a comic sense. Pat (Bradley cooper) is suffering from bipolar disorder and is recently released from a psychiatric hospital who is adamant on winning his estranged wife back when he meets a widowed tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) and they get close together while training for a dance competition, which tiffany made him join to bring pat’s wife back while pat’s dad also goes on re-evaluation his relationship with his son. It is a chaotic rom-com film, which will make you laugh and leave you feeling good.
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