Uplifting Movies

List of the best uplifting movies: The Intern, Mamma Mia!, The Chairman, Savages, A Good Year, Patch Adams, Fate of a Man, Piter FM, With Honors, Play.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Intern (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan, Germany
Duration01:48

Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But Sophie has secretly invited three of her mother's ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her father.

The Chairman (1964)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union

Year 1947... Yegor Trubnikov is giving all his powers to make life in his own Kolhoz better.

Savages (2006)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:40

The sea, August, interesting and simple people. They tan, swim, play volleyball, basketball, drink, dance and then find someone to spend the night with. Many grew out of their student phase and can afford a more comfortable holiday but when July comes they grab a tent, jump into their cars and come here. Here, nobody talks about work and the size of your wallet means nothing.

A Good Year (2006)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:57

Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.

Patch Adams (1998)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humour is the best medicine and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh—even if it means risking his own career.

Fate of a Man (1959)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:37

The story of a man (Andrey Sokolov) whose life was ruthlessly crippled by World War II. His wife and daughters were killed during the bombing of his village, he spent some time as a prisoner, and his only son was killed in action only a few days before the victory...

Piter FM (2006)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:26

Lyrical story about two young people, Masha and Maxim, who have to decide what to do.

With Honors (1994)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.

Play (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance

In 1993, Max was 13 when he was offered his first camera. For 25 years he will not stop filming. The bunch of friends, the loves, the successes, the failures. From the 90s to the 2010s, it is the portrait of a whole generation that is emerging through its objective.

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A Man at His Place (1972)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union

A story about young man who is trying to turn his village into an agricultural center.

Three Men in a Boat (1979)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, musical
CountrySoviet Union

Three London gentlemen take vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way.

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.

Begin Again (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.

Blinded by the Light (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France

In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

School of Rock (2003)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.

Just Like Heaven (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at will, David thinks she's a ghost, while Elizabeth is convinced she's alive.

Yesterday (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:45

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:54

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

Legend No. 17 (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:14

Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death

The Lost Prince (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Belgium

Djibi lives alone with Sofia, his 8-year-old daughter. Every night, he invents a story to put him to sleep. When Sofia falls asleep, these extraordinary stories come to life somewhere in an imaginary world inhabited by knights, pirates and other dragons. In this world that belongs only to them, Sofia is always the princess to save, and the brave Prince is none other than Djibi himself. But 3 years later, the entry of Sofia to the college will mark the end of her childhood. To the despair of her father, she no longer needs her stories at night. On the one hand, Djibi will have to accept that his daughter will grow up and move away from him. On the other hand, in the World of Stories, the Prince will have to face the most epic of all his adventures. Find your destiny in a world where it no longer has a place.

Just Go with It (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives.

Licorice Pizza (2021)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

The story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and going through the treacherous navigation of first love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973.

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, are eager, so Joey fixes Kat up with Patrick, a new kid in town just bitter enough for Kat.

Light Up! (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:25

Alevtina Romanova is a warden in the woman's colony, and the only thing that is different from her «iron lady» image is her voice - a voice which even a notable opera diva would envy. However, Alevtina has been ashamed of her talent since the times she was a kid and nowadays, preliminarily making sure no one's around, she rarely sings for herself. Despite the fact that Alevtina is trying to stay invisible, one of the prisoners secretly records her singing on video by a cellphone and puts it online. The tape becomes a real sensation, and soon Alevtina is invited to Moscow to participate in the main singing show on national television. A sincere desire to change her life awakens inside Alevtina but she's not ready to compete in the show at all. The only person who could train her voice and prepare her for the performance is that very prisoner, who recorded the video, who turns out to be a singer in the past.

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past.

Little Women (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Classmates #NewTurn (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:56

It's been a year since Katya's wedding so now Dasha is getting ready to marry.

Vacation Friends (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

When a straight-laced couple that has fun with a rowdy couple on vacation in Mexico return to the States, they discover that the crazy couple they met in Mexico followed them back home and decide to play tricks on them.




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