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!
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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