It’s a simple fact: people love movies. In America alone an average of $9 billion is spent on movies per year. There are movies that make us laugh and movies that make us cry. We prefer movies that make us smile!
Whether you enjoy watching movies with the whole family or by yourself curled up with a blanket and some popcorn, these movies are sure to make you smile.
6 Movies That Will Make You Smile
The Goonies (1985)
This classic film is a childhood favorite for anyone growing up in the 80s or 90s! The story follows a group of kids set out on an adventure in search of treasure that could potentially save their families and homes. Starring Corey Feldmen, Sean Astin, and Ke Huy Quan, The Goonies is sure to brighten anyone’s day.
A more recent title, this Disney flick is perfect for kids and adults alike. Frozen is the story of Anna, a fearless princess who goes on an epic journey with her friends Kristoff and his reindeer Sven in order to save her sister Elsa who has used her icy powers to trap the kingdom of Arendelle in an eternal winter. Be honest, you know all the words to “Let It Go,” already, don’t you?!
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
When a high school know-it-all (played by Mathew Broderick) decides to take an entire day off school, anything can happen. With his friend Cameron (Alan Ruck) and girlfriend Sloane (Mia Sara), Ferris lives it up on the streets of Chicago while their school principal tries to catch them in the act. This movie is a roller coaster of excitement that will have you grinning from ear to ear.
Despicable Me (2010)
In an attempt to steal the moon, evil genius Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) and his army of minions kidnap three orphan girls to help him. Gru’s plan goes south when the three orphans see him as more than just an evil genius — they see him as their dad! This Dreamworks animated film is perfect for the whole family — who can resist those little minions?
What might be one of the most emotional Disney Pixar movies of all time (besides Up!), is actually one of the best movies to put a smile on your face. After losing his son, a once timid clownfish turns into an adventurous hero who travels across the ocean to be reunited with the title character, Nemo.