15 Uplifting and Family-Friendly Films for a Wholesome Escape

As a nice gesture, a man searched the internet for suggestions for whimsical, fun, and clean movies that would cheer up his sick wife.

These are the top 15 movies these film enthusiasts suggested. One of them may help you feel better today, too.

Best in Show (2000)

The film is populated with an array of eccentric characters, from a yuppie couple who are overly concerned with their dog's diet to a middle-aged couple who have dressed their beloved terrier in an array of ridiculous costumes.

Legally Blonde (2001)

Reese Witherspoon delivers a delightful and charismatic performance as Elle, and the film is full of memorable moments and witty one-liners. 

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

The film captures the innocence and wonder of childhood, as well as the heartache and confusion of adolescence.

Coraline (2009)

Coraline is a masterful blend of fantasy, horror, and humor, and its stunning visuals and haunting score create an atmosphere of wonder and dread.

Juno (2007)

This charming and offbeat comedy-drama is a refreshing and heartfelt exploration of teenage pregnancy and its aftermath.

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

This science fiction comedy is a hilarious and irreverent romp through the galaxy that will delight fans of Douglas Adams' beloved book series.

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