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27 Best Lighthearted Movies to Watch

Popular + Lighthearted

Popular + Lighthearted

Find the best lighthearted movies to watch, from our mood category. Like everything on agoodmovietowatch, these lighthearted movies are highly-rated by both viewers and critics.

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CODA (2021)
7.0

A lovely and feel-good portrait of family and deafness

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Whisper of the Heart (1995)
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8.3

Finds magic in the ordinary every day—and reminds us the most special art is that which comes from the heart

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Rudy (1993)
7.2

The 1993 trophy holder for underdog sports films

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Gunda (2020)
7.6

A bittersweet plea to take a serious look at farm animal lives

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Lucky (2017)
7.0

The routine of a disgruntled 90-year-old atheist in Harry Dean Stanton' final role

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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
7.3

A group of college freshmen baseball players hit the town in 1980, Texas, where they’re here for a good time, not a long time

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Manon of the Springs (1986)
7.5

Continuing the story of Jean de Florette, Manon of the Springs follows a quiet young woman who must avenge her father and protect the springs from two crooked men

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Limbo (2020)
7.9

A darkly funny drama about a Syrian refugee confronted with isolation in the Scottish countryside

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The Gleaners and I (2000)
7.9

A documentary about the rural past that explores how we might shape our futures with technology and tenderness

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Right Now, Wrong Then (2016)
7.7

A clever reflection on romantic encounters is a perfect introduction to this South Korean auteur

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20th Century Women (2016)
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8.0

A star-packed coming-of-age story

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Mid-August Lunch (2009)
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8.1

A gorgeous, warm Italian comedy about a special kind of sleepover

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