Happiness Movies

List of the best movies about happiness, selected by visitors to our site: Yes Man, Out Stealing Horses, Private Life, Then Came You, 100 Things, Puzzle, The Professor, My Life, The Upside, Forrest Gump.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Yes Man (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:44
CharactersPolice, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotHappiness, Love, Success, Depression, Money, Adventure, Fate
PlaceHospitals, USA, Party
StyleLight, For men, For relax, For a cozy evening, Uplifting, Soulful, Interesting, Inspirational, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning, Fancy

Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.

Out Stealing Horses (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, detective
CountryNorway, Sweden, Denmark
Duration02:19
PlotHappiness
PlaceVillage, Norway

A grieving widower moves to the country where a chance encounter rekindles memories from his past.

Private Life (2018)
Mark2.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:56
CharactersFamily, Dogs
PlotRelationship, Happiness, Adoption
TimeHalloween, Winter
StyleInspirational

Richard and Rachel, a couple in the throes of infertility, try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the insular world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption.

Then Came You (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersTerminally ill, Losers
PlotHappiness, Fulfillment of desires
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Cute, Makes me think, Touching, Fascinating

An American hypochondriac who is working as a baggage handler is forced to confront his fears when a British teenager with a terminal illness enlists him to help her carry out her eccentric bucket list.

100 Things (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:46
PlotMoney, Love, Happiness
PlaceGermany
StyleMakes me think, Deep Meaning, Fascinating, For men, Inspirational

Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. A story about contemporary materialism and the quest for the truely important things in life.

Puzzle (2018)
Mark3 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersFamily, Housewives
PlotHappiness
PlaceParty
StyleDeep Meaning

Agnes is a woman who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but being very, very good at it.

The Professor (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersTerminally ill, Students, Teachers, Teachers
PlotHappiness, Cancer, Adventure, Rivalry, Death, Fate
PlaceCollege
StyleMakes me think, Touching, Fascinating

A world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak and a touch of madness.

My Life (2018)
Mark9
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Dreams, Relationship, Sports, Happiness, Soccer
PlaceRussia
StyleBright, Vivid

Since childhood, the main character falls in love with football and dreams of becoming a great footballer to play his most important match. Following his dream, he has to abandon his beloved girl and choose the path of a football player. And now, when there is only one step to the cherished dream, fate disposes of it in another way. The world ceases to exist, because he not only loses the opportunity to realize his dream, but also loses his loved ones. How not to break, follow your dream and return your beloved? Or she will not reconcile with his choice to become a football player?

The Upside (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersRich, Disabled people, Nurses
PlotHappiness

Phillip is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell, a struggling parolee who's trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom.

Forrest Gump (1994)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersGood people, Friends, Soldier, Losers
PlotAdventure, Happiness, Love, War, Sports, Chase, Competitions, Fate, Travel
PlaceChina, New York, USA
StyleWorth watching, Kind, Vivid, Bright, Makes me think, Touching, Soulful, To cry, Interesting

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes him. 'Forrest Gump' is the story of a man who rose above his challenges, and who proved that determination, courage, and love are more important than ability.

Amélie (2001)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:02
CharactersWaiters, Good people
PlotHappiness, Love, First love, Fate, Success, Loneliness
PlaceTrains, France, Paris
StyleKind, Popular, Touching, To cry, Fancy

At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDoctors
PlotLove, Love at first sight, Depression, Lost memory, Happiness, Fate, Time travel, Jealousy, Dreams
PlaceTrains, Office, USA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Fascinating, To cry, Fancy, Smart, Gloomy, Mind-altering

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Actors
PlotTime travel, Success, Happiness, Fate
PlaceSchool
StyleLight, Cute, Disney

Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy.

The Air I Breathe (2007)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryMexico, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersMafia, Doctors, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Horses, Snipers, Singers
PlotLove, Happiness, Fate, Justice, Superpowers, Gambling
StyleFascinating, Touching

A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star (Gellar) falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.

Sophie's Revenge (2009)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea, China
Duration01:47
CharactersFriends
PlotWedding, Love, Happiness
PlaceJapan

Dumped by her fiance just two months before their wedding, comic strip writer Sophie hatches an elaborate plan to get her Jeff back and punish the movie star, Joanna, who seduced him away. She finds herself a partner, Gordon, an ex-lover of Joanna's. The two start on a comic adventure full of laughs and tears, aided by Sophie's two best friends, Lucy and Lily. At the eve of her success, Sophie suddenly faced of having to chose between a repentant Jeff and Gordon who has fallen for her.

Love's Complicated (2016)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersWriters
PlotLove, Happiness, Relationship
PlaceUSA

Leah thinks all is fine coasting along in a relationship with the ever-predictable Edward until he surprises her and enrolls her in a conflict-management class. In the class, Leah finds herself locking horns with a handsome, radio talk-show host who thrives on making waves. Through the course, Leah develops new friendships, an inner strength she never knew she had and discovers real love should never mean settling for the easy and predictable.

Matter of Respect (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryTurkey
CharactersBrothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Money, Happiness, Betrayal
PlaceTurkey

Ayvalik is brought into play by the mob from a family who came to Istanbul. Yigit's father committed suicide because of the mob.

Vanilla Sky (2001)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:10
CharactersFriends, Psychologists
PlotLove, Happiness, Love triangle, Obsession, Jealousy, Virtual Reality, Loneliness
PlaceNew York, Party
StyleTense

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality, between life and death, are blurred.

Pauline et François (2010)
Mark2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:35
PlotLove, Happiness
PlaceFrance

Pauline, 28, hopes that by moving to the countryside she will be able to come to terms with the recent death of her husband. Here, she meets François, an introverted man of about her age whose emotional wounds run much deeper than her own. Forever scarred by a childhood tragedy, François lives a prisoner-like existence, guarded night and day by his authoritarian father and intrusive sister. Pauline and François discover a common bond in the fact that they both desperately want to start a new life, but lack the confidence to do so. At first, they find it hard to communicate with one another. But, gradually, they find the words to express their feelings and begin to realise that each has the power to set the other free...

Winter Passing (2006)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersFamily, Writers, Fathers
PlotHappiness, Loneliness
PlaceUSA

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that an ex-grad student and a would-be musician have moved in with her father, who cares more about his new friends than he does about his own health and well-being.




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