Our top 15 feel good movies

Here’s a mix of new and old feel good movies that you can watch as you recover from surgery…or any time you fancy a movie!


1) Monty Python’s Life of Brian

A comedy about a young Jewish man who is born the same night as Jesus and is accidentally mistaken for the Messiah.  Cue the misadventures as he seeks to impress Judith, a young rebel.


2) Four weddings and a funeral

Charles tried to discover if he really loves Carrie as their lives intertwine at four weddings and a funeral.


3) Jojo Rabbit

Jojo is a German boy who finds out that his mum is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic forcing Jojo to face his blind nationalism along with his imaginary friend.


4) Pitch Perfect

If you don’t like singing, don’t watch this! Beca joins her college all-girls a cappella group and tries to freshen up their repertoire which gets the to the college music championships where they face their arch-rivals- the all-boys group from their college.


5) Groundhog day

Cynical Phil, a weatherman, wakes up to find himself living the same day over and over again.  It drives him mad until he discovers a way of using it to his advantage.


6) Peter Rabbit

A modern re-telling of Peter Rabbit.  McGregor’s nephew moves in and plots to get rid of the rabbits once and for all.


7) La la land

An aspiring actress and jazz musician are drawn together through their common desire to do what they love.  But when fame comes calling, can their relationship survive?


8) When Harry Met Sally

Two college graduates share a car ride to New York where they argue if men and women can ever truly just be friends.  Years later they meet again and are forced to confront how they feel about each other.


9) The Greatest Showman

PT Barnum starts a circus that becomes a worldwide sensation.  His innovative ideas and wild imagination bring fame and fortune, but can he have it all?


10) As Good As It Gets

The unlikely friendship between the bigoted romantic fiction writer, the gay guy next door and a waitress in a local diner.


11) Bruce Almighty

Bruce gets the opportunity of a lifetime when God offers him all of his powers if he can do a better job.  He goes on a spree to use his power for selfish reasons, but then realises the prayers of the world are going unanswered.


12) Silver Linings Playbook

Pat  is spending time in a mental health facility after brutally attacking his wife’s lover.  When he gets out, he meets Tiffany who offers to help reconcile him with his wife, if he does something important in return.


13) Good Will Hunting

Will is a mathematical genius but when faced with an emotional problem he needs help.  A beautiful friendship develops between Will and his therapist helping Will to reach his potential.


14) How to lose a guy in 10 days

She is a journalist who has to turn off a love interest in 10 days, he is an advertiser who needs to convince a girl to fall in love with him in 10 days.  But when they meet each other, their plans backfire.


15) Little Miss Sunshine

A quirky family travel across country so their daughter can take part in a beauty pageant.  The trip causes epic problems and there is quite a journey in store for them.


We hope you enjoy these movies, don’t forget to share your own recommendations on our community chat.