Movies are the world’s best way to sit back and relax. Is it too cold or a health risk for you to go to the cinemas? Why don’t you stay in and watch these movies in the warmth and safety of your home?
Here Are 5 Feel-Good Movies To Stay In And Watch
1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Ferris Bueller’s day off is a comedy film written and directed by John Hughes in 1986. This film stars a young Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off gives the audience a protagonist who is poised and knows how to work the system despite what his principal thinks. Ultimately, Ferris Bueller may be one of the coolest teenagers to exist. This movie is full of laughs and suitable for the whole family.
2. The Holiday
The Holiday is a 2006 romantic comedy written, produced, and directed by Nancy Meyers. The film stars Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz; two women from opposite sides of the world both troubled with relationship issues, who arrange a home swap holiday to escape heartbreak during the holiday season and end up falling in love. Although this film may sound very lovey-dovey it is the perfect balance of romance and comedy.
3. The Parent Trap
Looking for a feel-good family movie? Look no further! This 1998 rom com was co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers. The film is a remake of the 1961 film also titled “The Parent trap” and is an adaptation of Erich Kästner’s 1949 German novel Das doppelte Lottchen. The film follows identical twins Annie and Hallie both played by a young Lindsay Lohan, who were separated at birth. One was brought up by their mother and the other raised by their father. Later they meet each other for the first time at a camp and devise a plan to bring their parents together.
4. Easy A
Easy A is a 2010 teen romantic comedy film directed by Will Gluck starring Emma Stone as Olive. The film follows Olive, Olive is a well-presented 17-year-old high school girl whose life starts paralleling Hester Prynne’s in “The Scarlet Letter,” after lying to her best friend about losing her virginity. She then decides to use the rumour mill at her high school to advance her social and financial status.
5. Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part 2
In 1991, long before we could enjoy mobile pokies in New Zealand, the world got to watch Steve Martin and Diane Keaton come to terms with their daughter’s marriage. Martin plays a reluctant father battling to let go when his oldest daughter gets married. This feel-good movie is one of two in the franchise. Father of the Bride Part 2 is the sequel to the first film and was made in 1995. The second film is twice as funny following Steve Martin’s character when both his wife and daughter announce that they are expecting! The third film was rumoured to be released in 2020 before the pandemic hit.
There is nothing better than lying on your couch with a warm blanket, some popcorn, and a good movie.