Movies about good people

List of the best movies about good people selected by visitors to our site: The Shawshank Redemption, Golden Slumber, The Green Mile, Forrest Gump, Amélie, Beauty and the Beast, Steven Universe, Saint Ralph, Phenomenon, Mute.

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

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Markimdb: 9.3
Genredrama, crime
CharactersScammers, Friends, Good people, Prisoner
PlotSurvival, Fate, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleWorth watching, Fascinating, To cry, Touching, Atmospheric

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.

Golden Slumber (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersKillers, Couriers, Good people
PlotPads, False accusations, Chase, Conspiracies
StyleDisturbing, Serious, Action, Exciting, Tense

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 Green Mile (1999)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantasy, drama, crime, detective
CharactersGood people
PlotSupernatural, Superpowers, False accusations
StyleWorth watching, To cry, Touching, Long, Sad ones

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.

Forrest Gump (1994)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersFriends, Losers, Soldier, Good people
PlotAdventure, Love, War, Sports, Travel
PlaceChina, New York, USA
StyleWorth watching, To cry, Touching, Makes me think, Soulful

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)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersWaiters, Good people, Introverts
PlotLove, Success, Fate, Happiness, Loneliness
PlaceTrains, France, Paris
StyleTo cry, Touching, Fancy, Kind, Popular

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?

Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon
CharactersMonsters, Good people
PlotLove, Magic, Curses, Stockholm syndrome
StyleDisney, For children, Touching

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes from within.

Steven Universe (2013)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CharactersAliens, Family, Childrens, Heroes, Good people
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Superpowers, Gems, Saving the World
PlaceBeach, Islands
StyleFascinating, Touching, Fancy

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

Saint Ralph (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CharactersTeens, Nuns, Good people
PlotReligious, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Ireland
StyleTo cry, Touching, Soulful, Inspirational

This Canadian made comedy/drama, set in Hamilton, Ontario in 1954, is a sweet and - at times - goofy story that becomes increasingly poignant as the minutes tick by. It's the fictional tale of a wayward 9th grader, Ralph (Adam Butcher), who is secretly living on his own while his widowed, hospitalized mother remains immersed in a coma. Frequently in trouble with Father Fitzpatrick (Gordon Pinsent), the principal of his all-boys, Catholic school, Ralph is considered something of a joke among peers until he decides to pull off a miracle that could save his mother, i.e., winning the Boston Marathon. Coached by a younger priest and former runner, Father Hibbert (Campbell Scott), whose cynicism has been lifted by the boy's pure hope, Ralph applies himself to his unlikely mission, fending off naysayers and getting help along a very challenging path from sundry allies and friends.

Phenomenon (1996)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CharactersGeniuses, Losers, Terminally ill, Good people
PlotLove, Supernatural, Telekinesis, Teleportation, Superpowers
PlaceSmall cities
StyleLight, To cry, Touching, Soulful, Serious

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

Mute (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
CharactersDoctors, Bartenders, Mute, Good people, Gangsters
PlotLove, Revenge, Technology, Investigation, Missing people
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleWorth watching, Netflix, Exciting, Action, Cyberpunk

A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.

The Angels' Share (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, Italy
CharactersFriends, Losers, Partners, Good people, Thieves

Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.

Le Havre (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFinland, France, Germany
CharactersPoor, Friends, Losers, Good people
StyleTo cry, Touching, Fancy, Atmospheric, Makes me think

Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a shoeshiner. As Arletty suddenly becomes seriously ill, Marcel's path crosses with an underage illegal immigrant from Africa, who needs Marcel's help to hide from the police.

Bernie (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CharactersGood people
PlotOn real events, Investigation
PlaceSmall cities, Texas
StyleSmart, Fancy, Black humor, Cute

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.

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersHackers, Friends, Losers, Heroes, Good people
PlotRacing, Adventure, Travel, Computer games, Rivalry
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light, Touching, Fancy

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.

Safe Haven (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CharactersGood people
PlotLove, Obsession, Fear, Love triangle
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Touching, Disturbing

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.

Ernest & Celestine (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family, cartoon, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, Luxembourg
CharactersLawyers, Family, Musicians, Friends, Bears
StyleTo cry, Touching, Soulful, By books

Celestine is a little mouse trying to avoid a dental career; Ernest is a big bear craving an artistic outlet. When Celestine meets Ernest, they overcome their natural enmity by forging a life of crime together.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates
CharactersLosers, Good people
PlotLoneliness, Friendship
PlaceAsia, India, Hotels
StyleTo cry, Touching

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.

The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryNew Zealand, USA, Luxembourg, Japan
CharactersGood people
PlotAdventure, Travel, Motorcycles
StylePhilosophical, Fascinating, To cry, Touching, Inspirational

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.

Lonesome Jim (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersLosers, Good people
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTouching, Soulful, Gloomy, Fancy

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.

Kikujiro (1999)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersOrphans, Good people, Thieves
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleTouching, Fancy

Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro is the unlikely companion for Masao who is determined to see the mother he has never met. The two begin a series of adventures which soon turns out to be a whimsical journey of laughter and tears with a wide array of surprises and unique characters along the way.