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9 Feel Good Movies That'll Uplift Your Mood In These Challenging Times

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Hello, all you lovely people who’re staying indoors for your and your family’s health and for the sake of the country’s health. This lockdown is difficult for us, and we thought you guys could definitely do with some positivity, motivation and laughter to get through this period! We’ve rounded up a list of 9 Hollywood movies that will inspire you and bring a smile to your face, so read on and grab a bucket of popcorn while you’re at it.

1. Seven Years In Tibet

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Heinrich Harren, an Austrian, played by Brad Pitt, makes his country proud by climbing Nanga Parbat in British India. After WWII breaks out, he is sent to jail and tries to break out many times. When he finally succeeds, he and Peter Aufschnaiter travel to Lhasa and befriend Dalai Lama. It’s a story about humanity and compassion during difficult times and how their story unfolds is a delight to watch!

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2. Lion

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Lion is the story of an Indian boy named Saroo who gets lost in the alleys of Calcutta as a child and later gets adopted by an Australian couple. 25 years later, he decides to look for his Indian family without knowing where to find them. His journey for his biological family leads him on an extraordinary journey via Google Earth and guess what? This one is based on real-life events.  A family-flick that’ll warm your heart, check out this one and y’all can thank us later!

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3. The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

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This movie is based on a true, inspiring story about a boy who is expelled from school because his family can no longer afford the fees. He is determined to save his village from famine, so he creeps into the library and learns to create a windmill. Watch his journey through the difficulties and poverty, that’ll leave you teary-eyed but will encourage you to not give up on your goals!

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4. Coach Carter

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Ken Carter, played by the legendary Samuel L. Jackson, comes back to his high school in California, and decides to coach the basketball team. He leads his team to a winning streak, but their grades begin to suffer because of the tough academic rules. He receives a lot of criticism, but he’s determined to make the students excel in the court as well as the class! A sports drama that delivers a motivational message, this one’s a must-watch!  

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5. Forrest Gump

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This award-winning movie revolves around the story of Forrest, played by Tom Hanks, who leads a rather charming life, despite his sub-normal IQ. Without trying, he teaches Elvis Presley to dance, serves with honour in Vietnam and meets Lyndon Johnson. He tries to make people happy in his unique ways, while trying to save his childhood sweetheart, Jenny. If you haven’t watched this classic already, what are you even doing?

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6. Life Of Pi

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Pi survives the disaster of his shipwreck at the sea caused by a catastrophic storm, but with him, a majestic Bengal Tiger survives too, and from there begins an epic journey of adventure. The storyline is emotional, but it also tells you a story of patience and compassion to keep you going through the tough times!

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7. Free Willy

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A kid named Jessie befriends a killer whale named Willy, and also teaches him tricks. But, Willy fails to perform infront of the audience, and the folks at the Marina decides to get rid of him by killing him. Watch how Jessie and his friends go to great lengths to protect Willy that’ll make your heart swell with joy!

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8. The Theory Of Everything

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The story of Stephen and Jane Hawking, The Theory Of Everything tells you about Stephens’ diagnosis, his ambitious scientific work, breaking grounds in science and medicine, and defying all impossible works, together. It’s based on a memoir by Jane Hawking, titled “Travelling To Infinity: My Life With Stephen”, and we’re sure y’all are gonna fall in love with it, just as we did!

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9. Cast Away

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Chuck’s plane crashes into the ocean, and now he’s stranded on a remote island, far away from any human contact. He undergoes a physical and mental transformation to survive, and he makes the best out of it. This movie shows you how to adapt and change when everything is taken away from you, so check out this award-winning Tom Hanks movie and get inspired.

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Which movies do y’all like for some inspiration and positivity? Let us know in the comments below!

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