18 incredibly happy endings in movies that will definitely lift your mood 4 years ago

18 incredibly happy endings in movies that will definitely lift your mood

1) Groundhog Day

Feel good factor: Even your worst days can have a happy ending and just look at the positives, you don't even have to floss!


Floss Groundhog Day

2) Home Alone

Feel good factor: Christmas is never far away in the calendar and nobody REALLY wants to make their family disappear.


3) The Wedding Singer

Feel good factor: Proof that the sound guy can get the girl while the absolute di*khead gets into an argument with Billy Idol. This happens all the time in Coppers.


4) The Magnificent Seven

Feel good factor: One epic score can lift your spirits, even after suffering a crushing low.

5) Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade

Feel good factor: Your dad can always be relied upon to give you the best advice.  Much like the Holy Grail, you just have to let any go of any hang-ups because the reward is greater.


Last crusade ending

6) Good Will Hunting

Feel good factor: Sometimes you just have to throw caution to the wind and say 'I want this girl more than anything else'.

See Girl


7) Little Miss Sunshine

Feel good factor: There's always a silver lining to be found even if death, frustration and family issues make it impossible to see.

All you need is a weird combination of inappropriate dancing, laughter and Rick James.



8) The Breakfast Club

Feel good factor: There's nothing better than pissing off the man. Be yourself and feck the haters.

Breakfast Club

9) Napoleon Dynamite

Feel good factor: Always vote for Pedro.

I'm fairly sure that Uncle Rico also managed to perfect time travel and throw that pigskin over the mountain.

10) Wayne's World

Feel good factor: There's lots to be said for the super happy Scooby-Doo ending.

11) Before Sunset

Feel good factor: The one that got away can always come back.


12) The Commitments

Feel good factor: Glorious failure is still better than doing nothing. At least you tried.

On the lighter side, it also proves that Jimmy 'The Lips' Fagan wasn't a complete spoofer.

Jimmy Lips

13) Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Feel good factor: You can always rely on a friend that will do their very best to help.

14) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Feel good factor: Some birds just aren't meant to be caged.

Cooko's Nest

15) Back to the Future

Feel good factor: Take your pick. Chuck Berry? Biff getting punched? Marty going home? Doc Brown surviving? A happy family? It's all amazing.

16) The Goonies

Feel good factor: Sloth love Chunk. Oh yeah, they also weren't evicted. Never say die.

Goonies Ending

17) Cinema Paradiso

Feel good factor: Make peace with the past and on a very rare occasion, movies can genuinely move you.

18) The Shawshank Redemption

Feel good factor: Don't be so obtuse because happy endings do exist.