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What's your go-to feel good movie?

Discussion in 'Movie Lounge' started by CJ, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. Barry_NJ

    Barry_NJ Well-Known Member War Zone Member

    The Fifth Element, great visuals, great sounds, fun!
     
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  2. Dan Driscoll

    Dan Driscoll HTT Refugee Donor War Zone Member

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen and Barry Fitzgerald are the primary cast and John Ford directed.
     
  3. Dennis Pagoulatos

    Dennis Pagoulatos Active Member

    Feel-good classics that I like to play in the background:
    Goonies
    Rocky 1/2/3/4
    Close Encounters
    Original SW trilogy
    Original Indiana Jones trilogy
    Commando/Predator/Conan the Barbarian
    Karate Kid

    More "recent" guilty pleasures/ feel-good movies:
    Tron: Legacy
    Turbo Kid
    Kung Fu Hustle/ Shaolin Soccer
    Guardians of the Galaxy
     
  4. Jason Lorette

    Jason Lorette Active Member

    Casablanca is my all time favorite movie so that would be up there for sure.

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a new 'inspiring' favorite.

    A "seasonal" favorite is always National Lampoons Xmas Vacation
     
  5. CJ

    CJ Well-Known Member Admin War Zone Member

    I REALLY enjoyed Walter Mitty.
     
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  6. chad

    chad Active Member War Zone Member Top Poster

    Walter Mitty was very good also the first 3 Vacation movies. Vegas just doesn't have any rewatch value for me.


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  7. Jason Lorette

    Jason Lorette Active Member

    Mitty was inspiring for me 'chase your dreams, get out there' etc. Plus visually it was filmed in such amazing locations.

    I agree Chad...Vegas...meh.
     
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  8. Max Yokell

    Max Yokell Well-Known Member War Zone Member Top Poster

    Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2

    This was fun.
     
  9. Barry_NJ

    Barry_NJ Well-Known Member War Zone Member

    Oh yeah, "Wanted" another favorite feel good flick!

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  10. Randy Rhoton

    Randy Rhoton Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member

    Another one I should have remembered, Monster vs. Aliens. Don't know why I missed it. As for John Wayne movies, McClintock, The Comancheros, and Donovan's Reef all come to mind.
     
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  11. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

    High Fidelity
     
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  12. "High Fidelity" is great, I'm going to go with "That Thing You Do." It's got everything, humor, soundtrack, romance, love it.

    "Pirate Radio" is also right up there. Makes me want to sell everything except my records and my turntable and buy a boat.
     
  13. CJ

    CJ Well-Known Member Admin War Zone Member

    Goonies. Possibly the perfect adventure movie and in my top 10 overall.
     
  14. Carl V

    Carl V Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    Goonies, definitely a generational film.


    Sorta Like:
    Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Fantatastic men in their flying machines,
    ET.,
     
  15. JeffC

    JeffC Active Member War Zone Member

    Office Space
    Big Fish
    Good Will Hunting
    Forrest Gump

    The most current one I've watched several times is Popstar. Never Stop Never Stopping. Good stupid fun.
     
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  16. Carl V

    Carl V Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    OK. POPSTAR...interesting.
    Which plays right into CJ's
    Guilty pleasure theme.

    I think it's agreed some of these/our Guilty
    Pleasure films might stand the test of time
    others not so much
     
  17. Popstar had so much potential, but was merely okay. Every time I start watching it, I wonder why I'm not watching Zoolander instead.


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  18. Steve Wright

    Steve Wright Active Member War Zone Member

    Jerry Maguire, Fast Times and Ferris Bueller.
     
  19. nolan

    nolan Member

    Inception, The Breakfast Club and Back To The Future
     
  20. Carl V

    Carl V Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    welcome to the neighborhood
     

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