137 Best Lighthearted Movies To Watch - A Good Movie To Watch

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Sometimes, you just need a good movie that poses neither an emotional rollercoaster nor an intellectual challenge. Here are the best lighthearted movies and shows to stream now for a carefree and uplifying watch, from the funny to the offbeat.

May Fools (1990)

7.0

Grief is delayed by personal squabbles and countrywide protests in this funny and familiar family drama

Snack Shack (2024)

7.0

This 90s-set summer flick unapologetically (and joyfully) embraces the conventions of its genre

Mansfield Park (1999)

7.0

A decent, contemporary spin to Jane Austen’s lesser known novel

Remembering Gene Wilder (2024)

7.0

Less a biography than a career appraisal, this documentary is an important account both for Wilder’s fans and industry hopefuls

Fast & Feel Love (2022)

7.0

Speed stacking makes a comeback in this surprisingly funny film

Fighting with My Family (2019)

7.5

A refreshing look at pro wrestling through teen comedy drama tropes

Fern Brady: Autistic Bikini Queen (2024)

7.0

Fern Brady's comedy is friendly and absurd in the best way

Dogleg (2023)

7.0

An offbeat, unusual debut feature that’s as uncontrollable as its medium

The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)

7.2

A nostalgic and languid summer afternoon in an Eden-like Hanoi that hides some underlying turbulent desires

Chicken for Linda! (2023)

7.4

A mother makes it up to her daughter in this delightful, colorful comedy of errors

Jim Henson Idea Man (2024)

7.8

Bursting with color and heart, Jim Henson’s life story is sure to inspire hopeful creatives all around

Blind Date Book Club (2024)

7.5

A perfectly saccharine bookstore romance for light viewing

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