Article: Top 10 Pick Me Up Films

10.School Of Rock

After being kicked out of his rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher at an uptight elementary private school, only try and turn his class into a rock band. This will certainly divided people but this is joyous and uplifting film, it is likeable and it is a true underdog type of film and it also made people smile.

9.Zathura: A Space Adventure

Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing. Visually the CGI/SFX is truly spectacular in this entertaining film, it is certainly action packed with two likeable lead and overall it will entertained you from start to finish.

8.Jumanji (1995)

When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped in it for decades and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game. With wonderful CGI/SFX that made this enjoyable from the first frame, it also got four likeable lead and it will thrilled you and it is a fun filled film that everyone can enjoyed.

7.The Goonies

A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate’s long – lost treasure. Since when I watch this it has been my childhood film and it just a fantastic film, it is rip roaring exciting film that will drawn you in straight away and it is one of the finest adventure film.


In 1931 Paris, an orphan living in the walls of a train station gets wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. Usually I’m not a massive fan of Martin Scorsese but this is one of the best film he did, it is character driven but it also got a beautiful story plus it got an all – star cast that bring you a majestic film, it is moving and sincere in this gorgeous looking film.

5.Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom

In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient place. You will automatically fallen in love with this old-fashioned film that is so action – packed, it is enjoyable and with a good cast that bring you an ultimate action film.

4.Paddington (2014 – 2017)

Paddington, having settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, has become popular in his community, offering people emotional support in various ways. Zany and madcap style of comedy certainly ticked all the boxes for everyone, it is one of those film that is generally heartfelt and it is likeable, it is suitable for a family viewing and you can revisit in this childlike film.


After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Personally this is my favourite animation film as this is raw, honest, and real and really relatable, it about being different and I can connect to that message and it will capture people heart.

2.The Call Of The Wild

As the great Klondike Gold Rush is attracting both ambitious treasure hunters and bold adventurers to the unforgiving territories of Canada’s late 1890s Yukon, Buck, a pampered St. Bernard – Scotch Collie dog, finds himself without a master in a frozen world. Remarkable and truly stunning scenery that will wowed you, it has got a cute and heart-warming story and this is a watchable film.

1.Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were – Rabbit

Wallace and his loyal dog Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest. Quietly this is superb and pure escapism type of film, the vocal talent is outstanding and brim with comic one liner and with cliché of other films, it is heartfelt and it is suitable for all ages in this well – made film.

2 thoughts on “Article: Top 10 Pick Me Up Films

  1. Yes, all those films will raise a smile Mark. Here’s some other (older) ones to consider:
    Marx Brothers – Duck Soup
    Some Like It Hot
    Singing in the Rain

    And what about the one we saw called The Farewell?


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