feel-good movies

Everyone can use a spirit booster these days. For starters, it's election week and coronavirus chatter seems to be everywhere you turn. Top that with the normal stress and responsibilities of being an adult (and parent!), and life can get a bit overwhelming. Engaging and addressing issues in our life is important, but remember that you deserve to take a break and enjoy the moment.

Ready to relax? Here are our favorite feel-good movies and TV shows to help you lift your spirits:

Best feel-good movies + shows on HBO Max:


  1. When Harry Met Sally...
  2. You've Got Mail
  3. Last Christmas
  4. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
  5. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
  6. Two Weeks Notice
  7. Bringing Up Baby

Best feel-good movies + shows on Netflix:



  1. Someone Great
  2. Emily in Paris
  3. Moneyball
  4. ParaNorman
  5. Bee Movie
  6. Jane the Virgin
  7. Always a Bridesmaid
  8. The Office
  9. His House
  10. Benji
  11. She's Gotta Have It
  12. Gilmore Girls
  13. Zumbo's Just Desserts
  14. Carol
  15. Cheer

Best feel-good movies + shows on Apple TV+:



  1. Animaniacs
  2. This Way Up
  3. The Golden Girls
  4. 11.22.63
  5. Meet the Fockers
  6. Bewitched
  7. Four Weddings and a Funeral
  8. Sorry to Bother You
  9. Living Single
  10. Crawl
  11. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
  12. Rocketman
  13. Seinfeld
  14. Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  15. Moulin Rouge!
  16. Mamma Mia!
  17. Bob's Burgers
  18. Garfield a Tail of Two Kitties
  19. Instant Family

Best feel-good movies + shows on Amazon Prime:

  1. Brittany Runs a Marathon
  2. Home Again
  3. Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family
  4. What Men Want
  5. Creed
  6. Chopped
  7. Troop Zero
  8. Emma
  9. I Don't Know How She Does It
  10. The Spy Who Dumped Me
  11. Accidentally Engaged
  12. Singin' in the Rain
  13. Martin
  14. Book Club
  15. 30 Rock
  16. Heidi
  17. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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