10 Movies That Can Help You Relax and Forget About Everything

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There are movies that seem to be comedies and they are easy to watch, but they still leave a certain philosophical aftertaste. This is the type of movie we want to talk about in this article. We hope that you will love the unusual plots and funny jokes.

We at Bright Side are convinced that if we’ve forgotten something new and interesting, you will tell us about it in the comment section below.

Alibi.com, 2017

  • Starring: Philippe Lachea, Élodie Fontan, Julien Arruti, and others
  • IMDb rating: 6.5

An agency that creates alibis is really busy. It is managed by Greg. The project is extremely successful, and the main character is totally happy until he meets the girl of his dreams that hates deception. The main character has absolutely no idea how hard it will be for him to get out of the trap he set for himself.

It’s Kind of a Funny Story, 2010

  • Starring: Emma Roberts, Zach Galifianakis, Zoe Kravitz, and others
  • IMDb rating: 7.10

The main character, teenager Craig, sees a dream where he commits suicide and after waking up, he is so scared that he willingly decides to go to a mental hospital. Unfortunately, he accidentally gets redirected to the adult section and this is where the most interesting stuff happens. Who would have guessed that friendship and love could be found in such an unexpected place?

Dai si hing, 2018

  • Starring: Donnie Yen, Joe Chen, Yu Kang, and others
  • IMDb rating: 6.3

An ex-military officer starts working at a regular school in Hong Kong which, unfortunately, is about to be closed down because all of the students are very unsuccessful. The main character solves the problem in the most non-trivial way, that ends up being a combination of his military past and his good heart.

Like Father, 2018

  • Starring: Kristen Bell, Danielle Davenport, and others
  • IMDb rating: 6.1

The main character breaks up with her fiancée right as she’s walking down the aisle. But the honeymoon was already paid for. So, she goes on the trip with her father who had left her 20 years ago.

The A-Team, 2010

An Iraq war veteran team is accused of a crime that was committed by someone else. And in order to return to their freedom and restore their reputation, they decide to find the criminals by themselves.

Mauvaises herbes, 2018

  • Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Kheiron, André Dussollier, and others
  • IMDb rating: 7.3

The complicated story is centered around a fraud and orphan named Wael and his mother Monique, who earn money in an unfair way. When this unusual duo steals from a good friend of Monique’s, the main character’s life gets completely changed.

She’s Funny That Way, 2014

Everything totally changes when a call girl named Isabella gets involved in the life of a Broadway director. Amazing family secrets get revealed, terrible scandals break out, and the calm and quiet life of the main character is over. But it is totally worth it.

Going in Style, 2016

  • Starring: Michael Cain, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, and others
  • IMDb rating: 6.6

Old friends, Joe, Willie, and El are scared of being old and poor and they decide to commit a crime: they want to rob a bank in order to return their retirement savings.

The Healer, 2017

  • Starring: Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jonathan Pryce, Camilla Luddington
  • IMDb rating: 6.2

The main character, Alex, is sure that only women, gambling, and alcohol can give some meaning to his life. Then he meets his relative that is ready to pay off all of Alex’s debts but on one strange condition: he has to live far from his current home in a small space for one year.

Jour J, 2018

  • Starring: Reem Kherici, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Julia Piaton, and others
  • IMDb rating: 6.9

This story is centered around Mathias who is going to get married very soon. But the celebration is being planned by the ex-girlfriend of the main character. And he still has feelings for her, so he has to make a difficult choice.

Have you seen any of these films? Can you recommend something like this to us?


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I got really interested. I will watch "She’s Funny That Way" first


Never saw any of these movies.. they seem to have low ratings on IMDB too, anyone who recommends any of these?


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