Movies about good people

Movies about good people
List of the best movies about good people selected by visitors to our site: The Shawshank Redemption, The Blind Side, The Green Mile, Larry Crowne, Wreck-It Ralph, Steven Universe, Winnie the Pooh, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, A Veteran's Christmas, Jeff, Who Lives at Home.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Markimdb: 9.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

The Blind Side (2009)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.

The Green Mile (1999)
Duration03:09

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Larry Crowne (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:38

When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph escapes his game and lands in Hero's Duty, a first-person shooter where he helps the game's hero battle against alien invaders. He later enters Sugar Rush, a kart racing game set on tracks made of candies, cookies and other sweets. There, Ralph meets Vanellope von Schweetz who has learned that her game is faced with a dire threat that could affect the entire arcade, and one that Ralph may have inadvertently started.

Steven Universe (2013)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA, South Korea, Spain, Japan, Mexico

A young boy takes his mother's place in a group of gemstone-based beings, and must learn to control his powers.

Winnie the Pooh (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:03

During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Pooh convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by a creature named "Backson" and they set out to save him.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:04

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose in their old age.

A Veteran's Christmas (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA, Canada

Captain Grace Garland, a decorated U.S. veteran, returns home after two tours of Search and Rescue in Afghanistan. After being separated from her beloved K9 partner, Grace must rediscover the magic of Christmas. When she finds herself stranded in the town of River’s Crossing a couple weeks before Christmas, the local judge, Joe Peterson, offers her a place to stay on his property and takes it upon himself to show Grace everything she has been missing; Christmas, family, community, and love.

Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.

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The Call of the Wild (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada

Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team—and later its leader—Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.

Safe Haven (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Everything Must Go (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

The film tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret also stuck in the time loop. Mark and Margaret form a magnetic partnership, setting out to find all the tiny things that make that one day perfect. What follows is a love story with a fantastical twist, as the two struggle to figure out how -- and whether -- to escape their never-ending day.

Christmas in Mississippi (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Photographer Holly Logan returns to her hometown of Gulfport, Mississippi for Christmas. The town is resurrecting their traditional holiday light show for the first time since a terrible hurricane struck five years earlier. Holly volunteers to pitch in, but soon has second thoughts when she discovers the festival is run by her high school sweetheart, Mike.

Northpole (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

Northpole, the magical city where Santa and his elves live and work is in trouble. Families around the globe have gotten too busy to enjoy the season together, and Northpole depends on their holiday happiness to keep running. In the hopes of turning things around, a determined young elf befriends a little boy with a lot of spirit. His skeptical journalist mom doesn’t have room in her heart for anything but the facts, so it’s going to take a little nudge from his charming teacher to create an unbeatable Christmas team to turn around this town and share the importance of the season with the whole world.

Enough Said (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest Albert — a sweet, funny and like-minded man. But things get complicated when Eva discovers that Albert is in fact the dreaded ex–husband of Marianne...

The Five People You Meet In Heaven (2004)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:00

On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to his corporeal existence who help him understand the meaning of his life.

Godmothered (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA

A young and unskilled fairy godmother that ventures out on her own to prove her worth by tracking down a young girl whose request for help was ignored. What she discovers is that the girl has now become a grown woman in need of something very different than a "prince charming."

Bernie (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself from her grasp.

Jack (1996)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Jack Powell suffers from an affliction that makes him grow four times faster than normal, so the 10-year-old looks like a 40-year-old man. After years of being tutored at home, Jack convinces his overprotective parents to send him to public school. The children don't know what to make of Jack, but with the help of his fifth-grade teacher, he makes an effort to win them over.

Our Idiot Brother (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Everybody has the sibling who is always just a little bit behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. For sisters Liz, Miranda and Natalie, that person is their perennially upbeat brother Ned, an erstwhile organic farmer whose willingness to rely on the honesty of mankind is a less-than-optimum strategy for a tidy, trouble-free existence. Ned may be utterly lacking in common sense, but he is their brother and so, after his girlfriend dumps him and boots him off the farm, his sisters once again come to his rescue. As Liz, Miranda and Natalie each take a turn at housing Ned, their brother's unfailing commitment to honesty creates more than a few messes in their comfortable routines. But as each of their lives begins to unravel, Ned's family comes to realize that maybe, in believing and trusting the people around him, Ned isn't such an idiot after all.

Lonesome Jim (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

After failing to find success as a writer in New York City, Jim slinks back to his family's home in the Midwest to lick his wounds. But his visit is quickly complicated when his angst spreads to his brother, Tim, who promptly decides to drive his car straight into a tree. Under the shadow of his sibling's injurious actions, Jim strikes up an unlikely friendship with Anika, whose centered small-town wisdom gradually rubs off on him.

The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryNew Zealand, Japan, USA
Duration02:07

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.

Fruitvale Station (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, comedy, adventure, family, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

Golden Slumber (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:39

A delivery man has to flee for his life when he is framed for the assassination of a political candidate and the evidence against him begins to accumulate.

The Circus (1928)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:11

Charlie, a wandering tramp, becomes a circus handyman and falls in love with the circus owner's daughter. Unaware of Charlie's affection, the girl falls in love with a handsome young performer. Charlie's versatility makes him star of the show when he substitutes for an ailing tightwire walker. He is discharged from the company when he protects the girl from her father's abuse, but he returns and appeals to the handsome performer to marry the girl. After the wedding the father prevails upon them to rejoin the circus. Charlie is hired again, but he stays behind when the caravan moves on.

Astro Boy (2009)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration01:34

Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before returning to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him.

Phenomenon (1996)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.




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