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OBIESMOM2 SparkPoints: (134,248)
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2/11/14 1:15 P

Barbershop

DRS510 Posts: 1,873
2/10/14 9:59 P

Elf
What about Bob
Overboard
National Lampoon Family Christmas Vacation

BROOKSRS1 Posts: 74
2/10/14 9:57 P

What About Bob? (funny)
Napoleon Dynamite (funny AND feel-good)

OBIESMOM2 SparkPoints: (134,248)
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2/10/14 3:25 P

I already see several of my favorites mentioned, but haven't seen these yet -

The Goodbye Girl (the one with Richard Dreyfus & Marcia Mason)
The Four Seasons
Young Frankenstein (that's Fronk-en-steen!)
The Thin Man (love the entire series, but the first 2 are the best)
The Full Monty
A Fish Called Wanda
Fierce Creatures
Dave (with Kevin Kline)
Dr. Strangelove (if you like dark comedy)
American Beauty
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Fargo (more dark comedy)
The Trouble With Harry (really dark comedy)
10 Things I Hate About You (a teen version of The Taming of the Shrew)
Wag the Dog
Airplane!
Mr. Roberts
My Man Godfrey
Dinner at Eight
The Women (the original B&W version, not the crappy attempt at a remake!)

not necessarily funny, but 'feel good' -
Save The Last Dance
The Emperor's Club
The King's Speech
Blossoms in the Desert
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Dodsworth


I'm also a big fan of The Marx Brothers movies. Not so much the music, but the comedy is just amazing. Groucho was a genius. Duck Soup and Animal Crackers are probably my favorites.

TIG123GER SparkPoints: (77,514)
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2/10/14 3:19 P

Young Frankenstein and 3 Amigos for funny and Dirty Dancing for feel good.

KELCIE14 SparkPoints: (15,365)
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2/10/14 3:13 P

Evan Almighty, Bridesmaids, He's Just Not That Into You, The Proposal

MNCYCLIST SparkPoints: (116,173)
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2/10/14 2:51 P

Love "The Spitfire Grill," and "Remember the Titans."

KARENSCFLD52 SparkPoints: (2,772)
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2/10/14 2:30 P

I saw an old movie last night call "You Can't take it with you" It was absolutely halarious!


EXOTEC Posts: 3,327
2/10/14 1:52 P

I just remembered Phenomenon (John Travolta)

FORESTGHOUL Posts: 646
2/10/14 7:45 A

I usually like Sci-Fi and action comedy, but some of my favorites that were already said: Benny and Joon, Forest Gump, You've Got Mail, O Brother Where Art Thou.
Some I don't think were mentioned: Picture Perfect, Clueless, 13 Going On 30, Ferris Buler's Day Off, Uptown Girls (there's a sad part but overall a good movie).

SHOOTINGSTAR12 SparkPoints: (30,873)
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2/10/14 6:27 A

Are we there yet?

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,750
2/10/14 6:13 A

The Devil Wears Prada

THROOPER62 Posts: 23,703
2/10/14 5:48 A

Silver Linings Playbook
Sister Act
Legally Blonde

BETRHO48 Posts: 9,665
2/10/14 12:55 A

Funny: Shop Aholic
Feel Good: It's a Wonderful Life

RUBENB2003 Posts: 14,571
2/9/14 10:46 P

For some reason I like watching Rat Race

MNCYCLIST SparkPoints: (116,173)
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2/9/14 10:45 P

What About Bob?
Fried Green Tomatoes
Miracle


LADYDG Posts: 289
2/9/14 9:39 P

Funny : Grumpy Old Men I & 2 , and a few of Jack Nicholas's movies many many others these are the only ones that surface now..

TEAROSE22 SparkPoints: (30,671)
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2/9/14 7:44 P

Feel good. Ghost


KJEANNE SparkPoints: (39,612)
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2/9/14 7:33 P

Zoolander

ANAMORPHOSIS Posts: 1,617
2/9/14 7:17 P

Caddyshack
O Brother Where Art Thou?

RENATA144 SparkPoints: (149,574)
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2/9/14 2:46 P

Muppets

RENATA144 SparkPoints: (149,574)
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2/9/14 2:45 P

Austin Powersb

RENATA144 SparkPoints: (149,574)
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2/9/14 2:43 P

Elf

ETHELMERZ SparkPoints: (151,639)
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2/9/14 2:07 P

"It's A Gift", W.C. Fields, his wife in that is wonderful!


CHRISTA2016 Posts: 2,374
2/9/14 2:03 P

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I'm creating a big list!

RONNIEHUEY Posts: 12,032
2/9/14 2:00 P

Murphy's Romance is my all time favorite.

SHERYLDS Posts: 15,799
2/9/14 1:53 P

another funny feel good movie with a great makeover theme relevant to us is
THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES
Barbara Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Becall.


FIRECOM SparkPoints: (107,673)
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2/9/14 1:34 P

Blazing Saddles, but I remember laughing till it hurt at the Abbott an Costello films as a kid.

FAITHP44 Posts: 5,996
2/9/14 12:47 P

I know Christmas has come and gone, but lots of the Christmas movies have a strong feel good factor with bits of humour as well. My favourite is probably 'Christmas Choir'.

GONNALOSE5 Posts: 975
2/9/14 7:51 A

I have a whole slew of favorites, but off the top of my head, Guys and Dolls with Marlon Brando, Crossing Delancey with Amy Irving and It's Complicated wiith Meryl Streep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin.

BUD_44 SparkPoints: (40,111)
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2/8/14 11:27 P

Silver Streak, old but a very good movie.

MAMALEEANNE SparkPoints: (1,620)
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2/8/14 11:19 P

I love You've Got Mail. :)

JANNABANANA1964 SparkPoints: (1,450)
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2/8/14 10:49 P

Exotec...those are all good ones too!!


EXOTEC Posts: 3,327
2/8/14 10:03 P

I loved Mrs Doubtfire too!
I also loved an old movie called "batteries not included". Very cute and feelgood.
My screwy sense of humor fairly reveled in "The Gods Must Be Crazy".
"Princess Bride" fits in there somewhere.
And "Tootsie"!
"Sister Act".
"Rain Man" was pretty good.


JANNABANANA1964 SparkPoints: (1,450)
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2/8/14 9:52 P

Pirates...or anything with Johnny Depp
Fun with Dick & Jane
Mrs Doubtfire
Parenthood

I have not seen either, but have been told The heat is funny.


MY3MONKEES SparkPoints: (1,389)
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2/8/14 7:33 P

While You Were Sleeping

FITWITHIN Posts: 22,185
2/8/14 6:20 P

The Ugly Truth

BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (107,996)
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2/8/14 5:11 P

It's a wonderful life!

GEVANS7 SparkPoints: (154,826)
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2/8/14 5:06 P

Totally Feel Good? Secretariat

GEVANS7 SparkPoints: (154,826)
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2/8/14 5:05 P

Love, Actually
Griswald's Family Vacation

TACDGB Posts: 6,136
2/8/14 4:50 P

money pit with Tom Hanks and Shelly Long. It's a real funny movie.

BARBFIKE Posts: 1,994
2/8/14 4:22 P

I still love Forrest Gump.

CHRISTA2016 Posts: 2,374
2/8/14 4:14 P

THANK YOU! Keep them coming! (I can use a whole lot of cheering up!) emoticon

Edited by: CHRISTA2016 at: 2/8/2014 (16:14)
KENDILYNN SparkPoints: (15,620)
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2/8/14 3:06 P

Drop Dead Fred! And the 90s version of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. Two of my faves.

MOM2ACAT SparkPoints: (190,535)
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2/8/14 2:32 P

Benny and Joon, with Johnny Depp and Mary Stuart Masterson

BANKER-CHUCK Posts: 6,008
2/8/14 2:30 P

Here comes the Boom.

MCCC75 SparkPoints: (25,022)
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2/8/14 2:04 P

I love romantic comedies and I have probably watched "Moonstruck" with Cher and Nicholas Cage umpteen times....just think it is a great movie!

BUNNYKICKS Posts: 2,403
2/8/14 1:41 P

With a nod to the winter olympics - Cool Runnings.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCjiHb6QSdk

Some people say they know they cant believe,
jamaica we have a bobsled team!

(now if only they would find their luggage)

SHERYLDS Posts: 15,799
2/8/14 1:19 P

Jumping Jack Flash
Bridget Jonesís Diary ...
Silver Linings Playbook


CHRISTA2016 Posts: 2,374
2/8/14 1:03 P

I'm looking for some nice feel-good movies and funny movies. I need to cheer up!

Can you recommend any?


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