Movies for when you feel whimsical

by cristina_cenicienta | created - 17 Aug 2016 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

Here are some films that i like to watch when i feel whimsical

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1. Amélie (2001)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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69 Metascore

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Votes: 599,561 | Gross: $33.23M

2. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.7
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75 Metascore

In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

Votes: 40,337 | Gross: $10.63M

3. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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74 Metascore

High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman

Votes: 100,615 | Gross: $6.74M

4. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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80 Metascore

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 386,925 | Gross: $59.89M

5. God Help the Girl (2014)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.4
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58 Metascore

As Eve begins writing songs as a way to sort through some emotional problems, she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own.

Director: Stuart Murdoch | Stars: Emily Browning, Olly Alexander, Hannah Murray, Pierre Boulanger

Votes: 7,496 | Gross: $0.10M

6. La famille Bélier (2014)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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A girl, who lives with her deaf parents, discovers that she has the gift of singing.

Director: Eric Lartigau | Stars: Karin Viard, François Damiens, Eric Elmosnino, Louane Emera

Votes: 19,642

7. The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

TV-MA | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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55 Metascore

A man suffering an incredible amount of loss enrolls in a class about care-giving that changes his perspective on life.

Director: Rob Burnett | Stars: Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez, Alex Huff

Votes: 38,379

8. Begin Again (II) (2013)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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62 Metascore

A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter, new to Manhattan, turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld

Votes: 119,143 | Gross: $16.17M

9. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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84 Metascore

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Votes: 267,142 | Gross: $45.51M

10. The Way Way Back (2013)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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68 Metascore

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

Directors: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, AnnaSophia Robb

Votes: 125,859 | Gross: $21.50M

11. Laggies (2014)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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63 Metascore

In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.

Director: Lynn Shelton | Stars: Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz, Sam Rockwell, Mark Webber

Votes: 35,592 | Gross: $0.44M

12. Paris-Manhattan (2012)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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36 Metascore

Alice, a Woody Allen-obsessed pharmacist and hopeless romantic, meets a charming man named Victor but has trouble committing to him.

Director: Sophie Lellouche | Stars: Alice Taglioni, Patrick Bruel, Marine Delterme, Michel Aumont

Votes: 3,244

13. The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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43 Metascore

An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

Director: Lee Kirk | Stars: Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina, Topher Grace, Malin Akerman

Votes: 8,533 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Populaire (2012)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.9
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58 Metascore

1958. Rose is a terrible secretary but a demon typist. Her handsome boss resolves to turn her into the fastest girl in the world.

Director: Régis Roinsard | Stars: Romain Duris, Féodor Atkine, Déborah François, Bérénice Bejo

Votes: 9,929 | Gross: $0.18M

15. Frances Ha (2012)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

A New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment) apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer) and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as the possibility of realizing them dwindles.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen

Votes: 52,629 | Gross: $4.06M

16. Captain Fantastic (2016)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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72 Metascore

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

Director: Matt Ross | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso

Votes: 131,256 | Gross: $5.88M

17. Mistress America (2015)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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75 Metascore

A lonely college freshman's life is turned upside-down by her impetuous, adventurous stepsister-to-be.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Shana Dowdeswell, Shelby Rebecca Wong

Votes: 20,197 | Gross: $2.46M

18. Sing Street (2016)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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79 Metascore

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor

Votes: 63,480 | Gross: $3.23M

19. Life, Animated (2016)

PG | 92 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama

7.5
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75 Metascore

A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.

Director: Roger Ross Williams | Stars: Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Alan Rosenblatt, Owen Suskind

Votes: 4,275 | Gross: $0.24M

20. Her (2013)

R | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.0
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90 Metascore

In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara

Votes: 417,380 | Gross: $25.57M

21. Equals (2015)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.0
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43 Metascore

In an emotionless utopia, two people fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease, causing tensions between them and their society.

Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart, Vernetta Lopez, Scott Lawrence

Votes: 19,933 | Gross: $0.03M

22. Jane Wants a Boyfriend (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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51 Metascore

A young woman with Asperger's tries to find her first boyfriend with a little help from her older sister.

Director: William Sullivan | Stars: Louisa Krause, Gabriel Ebert, Eliza Dushku, Polly Draper

Votes: 1,580

23. Byuti insaideu (2015)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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48 Metascore

Woo-jin wakes up in a different body everyday, regardless of age, gender and nationality. Sometimes he's a man, a woman, old, young, or even a foreigner. He's the same person on the inside,... See full summary »

Director: Jong-Yeol Baek | Stars: Hyo-ju Han, Seo-joon Park, Juri Ueno, Jin-wook Lee

Votes: 2,898 | Gross: $0.11M