Most Popular "Optimism" Titles
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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
R | 169 min | Action, Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Votes: 876,911 | Gross: $216.12M
2. The Great Gatsby (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Romance
A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
Votes: 361,466 | Gross: $144.81M
3. SpongeBob SquarePants (1999– )
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The misadventures of a fast-food restaurant working sponge who lives under the sea.
5. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
Votes: 417,832 | Gross: $57.60M
6. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Votes: 531,578 | Gross: $132.09M
7. Tangled (2010)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
Votes: 293,414 | Gross: $200.81M
8. Apollo 13 (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Votes: 208,239 | Gross: $172.07M
9. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 354,587 | Gross: $59.89M
10. The Great Escape (1963)
Approved | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
11. The House Bunny (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
After Playboy bunny Shelley is kicked out of the playboy mansion, she finds a job as the house mother for a sorority full of socially awkward girls.
Votes: 63,755 | Gross: $48.24M
12. 50/50 (2011)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Votes: 269,724 | Gross: $34.96M
13. Yes Man (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
A guy challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year.
Votes: 270,920 | Gross: $97.68M
14. The Peanuts Movie (2015)
G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.
Votes: 27,280 | Gross: $130.17M
15. 3 Idiots (2009)
PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Votes: 205,576 | Gross: $6.52M
16. Before Sunset (2004)
R | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.
Votes: 167,742 | Gross: $5.79M
17. Role Models (2008)
R | 99 min | Comedy
Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program.
Votes: 194,867 | Gross: $67.27M
18. Come and See (1985)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, War
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.
19. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
G | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future.
Votes: 43,633 | Gross: $90.56M
20. Frances Ha (2012)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A story that follows 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 their possibility dwindles.
Votes: 43,698 | Gross: $4.06M
21. Rescue Dawn (2006)
PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Votes: 84,445 | Gross: $5.48M
22. The Great Gatsby (1974)
PG | 144 min | Drama, Romance
A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.
23. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama
Set in Post-WWII Italy, a working class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it.
Writers: Cesare Zavattini, Luigi Bartolini, Oreste Biancoli, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Vittorio De Sica, Adolfo Franci, Gherardo Gherardi, Gerardo Guerrieri | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda
Votes: 94,024 | Gross: $0.33M
24. South Pacific (1958)
Unrated | 157 min | Musical, Romance, War
On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.
25. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Comedy
Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and ... See full summary »
26. Adam's Apples (2005)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
28. That Girl (1966–1971)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger, and her dad, Lew Marie.
29. DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now (2016 TV Movie)
22 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi
The producers introduce audiences to the characters and concepts of "Legends of Tomorrow", the upcoming spin-off of superhero series "Arrow" and "The Flash".
30. Chungking Express (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.
Votes: 40,263 | Gross: $0.60M
31. Like Stars on Earth (2007)
PG | 165 min | Drama, Family, Music
An eight-year-old boy is thought to be lazy and a trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.
Votes: 83,685 | Gross: $1.20M
32. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.
Votes: 17,416 | Gross: $0.83M
33. Letter Never Sent (1960)
Not Rated | 80 min | Adventure, Drama
Four geologists search for diamonds in the wilderness of Siberia.
34. The Chorus (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Music
The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively affect the students' lives through music.
Writers: Georges Chaperot, René Wheeler, Noël-Noël, Christophe Barratier, Philippe Lopes-Curval | Director: Christophe Barratier | Stars: Gérard Jugnot, François Berléand, Jean-Baptiste Maunier, Kad Merad
Votes: 44,023 | Gross: $3.63M
35. Pollyanna (1960)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.
36. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
37. Wander Over Yonder (2013– )
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The series follows Wander and his steed Sylvia traveling from planet to planet helping people have fun and live free, all against Lord Hater and his army of Watchdogs' evil reign.
38. Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
Votes: 32,223 | Gross: $3.49M
39. Nights of Cabiria (1957)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
A waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love but finds only heartbreak.
Votes: 25,745 | Gross: $0.75M
40. Storytelling (2001)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Votes: 15,223 | Gross: $0.91M
41. A Better Life (2011)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.
Votes: 13,149 | Gross: $1.75M
42. All of Me (1984)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A dying millionnaire has her soul transferred into a younger, willing woman. But something goes wrong, and she finds herself in her lawyer's body - together with the lawyer.
43. The Secret (2006 Video)
90 min | Documentary
Interviews with leading authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of the Law of Attraction. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives.
44. Standing Ovation (2010)
PG | 105 min | Musical
About a group of friends competing in a national tween music video contest. Enter a world of hilarious adventures, original songs and never before seen dance routines. You will be left believing in the power of childhood dreams.
Votes: 544 | Gross: $0.53M
45. Guru (2007)
166 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
A villager, Gurukant Desai, arrives in Bombay 1958, and rises from its streets to become the GURU, the biggest tycoon in Indian history.
Votes: 13,513 | Gross: $2.09M
46. American Movie (1999)
R | 107 min | Documentary
Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.
Votes: 13,788 | Gross: $1.16M
47. The Great Gatsby (2000 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married cousin Daisy Buchanan and her former love, nouveau riche Jay Gatsby.
48. The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
PG-13 | 99 min | Biography, Drama
In order to support her ten children, Evelyn Ryan (Moore) enters a commercial jingle-writing contest. Based on a true story.
Votes: 5,420 | Gross: $0.63M
49. Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
R | 104 min | Drama
In New York City, the lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a house-cleaner, a professor and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Votes: 8,594 | Gross: $3.29M
50. Audition (II) (2015)
90 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance
A romance is portrayed by one hundred actors who audition for the two lead roles and the chance to perform the final terrifying act.