Thursday, September 08, 2016

Films to Improve Your Mood

This is not a laugh-filled year and strange times are lurking on the horizon. Here's a partial list of movies that improve the mood of anyone but the most extreme grump:
  • "A Night at the Opera"
  • "The Lady Vanishes"
  • "The In-Laws" [Peter Falk/Alan Arkin version]
  • "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"
  • "Oh Brother Where Art Thou"
  • "Sullivan's Travels"
  • "Charade"
  • "My Fair Lady"
  • "Other People's Money"
  • "Get Shorty"
  • "Michael"
  • "Father of the Bride" [Steve Martin version]
  • "The Freshman" (Brando)
  • "Groundhog Day"
  • "Bowfinger"
  • "The Thin Man"
  • "The General" (silent)
  • "The Gold Rush" (silent)
  • "A Shot in the Dark"
  • "Amelie"
  • "Delicatessen"
  • "The Secret of Santa Vittoria"
  • "Once More, With Feeling" (Yul Brynner}
  • "Arsenic and Old Lace"
  • "Local Hero"
  • "Born Yesterday"
  • "Tom Jones"
  • "Harvey"
  • "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World"
  • "His Girl Friday"
  • "The Naked Gun"
  • "True Grit" (Jeff Bridges)
  • "Young Frankenstein"
  • "The Producers"
  • "Napoleon Dynamite"
  • "The Full Monty"
  • "Shakespeare in Love"
  • "Airplane"
  • "Animal House"
  • "My Favorite Year"
  • "Radio Days"
  • "Caddy Shack"
  • Other nominees?


At 11:27 AM, Blogger Paula said...

If I want "smart", I go with Marx Brothers. If I want "dumb" or mindless, I go with Chris Farley (Tommy Boy) because even though it is so silly, it still usually has a good message.

At 8:39 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...


I have never seen a Chris Farley film but, due to your recommendation, I will do so.



At 3:29 AM, Blogger Kurt Harden said...

The Burbs. Tom Hanks

At 8:18 AM, Blogger Michael Wade said...


Will check it out.




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