Optimism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant optimism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, humorous, feel good, serious and semi serious films and TV shows about / with optimism, hopes, friendship, family relations, couples, love, friends, love and romance, society and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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optimism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as optimism: Pollyanna (2003), Amelie (2001), Wander Over Yonder (2013), Life Is Beautiful (1997), New Girl (2011), Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), LOL (2008), Like Stars on Earth (2007), Polseres vermelles (2011).

List of optimism movies

 7.6
 921
Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, orphan, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, small town life, hopes, friends, family relations, small town, change of heart, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
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 8.3
 695K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: touching, feel good, stylized, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, fall in love, looking for love, optimism, social relations, life, life philosophy, love, love and romance, lifestyle change, weirdo, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1997, 90s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
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Wander Over Yonder (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of Wander, an eternally-optimistic intergalactic traveler and constant do-gooder, and his quick-tempered but loyal steed and best friend, Sylvia. The friendliest face in outer space, Wander journeys across the galaxies to spread ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, absurd
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, optimism, friends, adventurer, space and aliens, space travel, hopes, intergalactic, evil empire, alien planet, idiot ...
Time: 2010s
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: sentimental, tragicomedy, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, human spirit, life philosophy, jewish, survival, nazi, optimism, self sacrifice, fascism, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1939, 1930s
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, poland
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 7.7
 185K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: feel good, talky, buddy comedy, light, humorous ...
Plot: friends, roommate, ex couple relations, couple relations, group of friends, optimism, young people, singleness, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.0
 37K
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 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.
Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: optimism, friendship, looking for love, elementary school, social worker, homeless, female friendship, love and romance, goodhearted, hopes, stranger, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, miami
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SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, North Korea, Canada, UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Deep down in the Pacific Ocean in the subterranean city of Bikini Bottom lives a square yellow sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants. SpongeBob lives in a pineapple with his pet snail, Gary, loves his job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab, and has a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: best friends, underwater, imaginary, optimism, friendship, jellyfish, stupidity, dimwit, disorder, escapades, goofy hero, ocean or sea ...
Time: 1990s, 2020s, 2010s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: pacific ocean
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 6.3
 8K
LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenage love, youth, high school, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, optimism, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Like Stars on Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and ...
Style: touching, motivational, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: teachers and students, childhood, dedicated educator, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, dyslexia, young heroes, boarding school, optimism, fish out of water, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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Polseres vermelles (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Polseres vermelles and Pulseras Rojas in Spanish, is a Catalan television show. The first season aired on TV3 in 2011, with a second season planned for 2013. The show was created by Albert Espinosa and draws on his childhood experiences as a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, serious ...
Plot: fighting illness, teenage life, overcoming, terminal illness, youth, friendship, everyday life, doctors and patients, patient, anorexia, life is a bitch, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan, a midwestern housewife who managed to rescue her family from debt by entering contests for ad slogans sponsored by consumer product companies.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: optimism, advertising, underdog, americana, prize, eviction, small town, mortgage, family problems, ambition, contests and competitions, large family ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa
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Like a Star Shining in the Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple finds out what love truly means when one of them has a brush with death. When Anne and Marc met, it was love at first sight, and the longer they were together, the more they realized they never wanted to be apart. But not long after ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious
Plot: optimism, radiation, terminal illness, life turned upside down, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, family reunited, family relations, male female relationship, love, wedding planning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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Love's Long Journey (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: newlyweds, optimism, pregnancy, farm, starting over, true love, friendship, adventure, family relations, couples, romance, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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The Great Escape (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, world war two, freedom, prison escape, pow, optimism, desperation, soldier, capture, escape attempt, officer, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, switzerland, alps, europe, poland
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 7.8
 5K
Arya (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Arya (Allu Arjun) is a happy-go-lucky, college-going youth with an attitude. He falls in love with Geeta (Anuradha Mehta) at first sight. He proposes to her in front of her boyfriend Siva. She bluntly refuses. The theme of the film is Arya's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: college life, optimism, true love, fall in love, couples, romance, wooing, couple relations, peer pressure, hopes, love and romance, proposal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Harishchandrachi Factory (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The movie depicts efforts and struggle by Dadasaheb Falke for creating first motion picture in India - Raja Harishchandra.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Plot: optimism, against the odds, filmmaking, ambition, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friendship, visionary, film within a film, passion, husband wife relationship, actor playing female role ...
Time: 1910s
Place: india, asia, london
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American Housewife (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.
Style: feel good, funny, sitcom, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: family, optimism, woman, housewife, marriage, society, province, satire, suburbs, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship
Place: connecticut
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 8.0
 1K
Candy Candy (1976)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Candy Candy is a Japanese novel, manga, and anime series. The main character, Candice "Candy" White Ardlay is a blonde girl with freckles, large emerald green eyes and long, curly hair, worn in pigtails with bows. Candy Candy first ...
Style: sweet, romantic, touching, uplifting, sentimental
Plot: loss of loved one, friendship, orphan, kindness, good versus evil, romance, follow your dream, optimism, tragic love, teen romance, goodhearted, first love ...
Time: 70s
Place: chicago illinois, italy, mexico, london, america
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 7.5
 5K
100 Meters (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the incredibly true story of a Spanish man with Multiple Esclorosis who tried to finish an Iron-Man: 3,8km swimming, 180km cycling and 42 running. And he was told that he could not make 100 meters.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, based on true events
Plot: multiple sclerosis, swimming, optimism, love, suicide attempt, disability, sport, husband wife relationship, marriage, treatment, prank, diagnosis ...
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 6.8
 3K
Black Jesus (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A TV series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, light, feel good ...
Plot: peaceful mission, optimism, supernatural ability, hopes, society, religions or cults, clergy, social relations, nothing goes right, small town, jesus, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 7.6
 480
The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Plot: optimism, life turned upside down, human spirit, hopes, couples, family relations, life is a bitch, terminal illness, couple relations, journalism, blogger, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.2
 604
Humble Pie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At nearly 400 pounds, Tracy Orbison is a wide target. When he sets out to pursue his dream of acting, the grocery clerk finds an assortment of people waiting to dash his dreams. Through it all, Tracy remains irrepressibly upbeat, convinced he's ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: follow your dream, rise to the top, optimism, artists and showbiz, youth, social misfits, family relations, love and romance, teenage love, society, humble, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.7
 221
Pepperminta (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Pepperminta is an anarchist of the imagination. She lives in a futuristic rainbow villa and according to her own rules. Colors are the young woman's best friends and strawberries are her pets. She knows the most amazing remedies to free people ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, surreal, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: peaceful mission, against the rules, idealism, optimism, rebellion, rebelliousness, human spirit, youth, hopes, fall in love, society, friendship ...
Place: switzerland, europe
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 7.4
 372
Committed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Committed is a television sitcom that aired on NBC as a midseason replacement from January 4 to March 15, 2005. Although originally broadcast twice a week the series eventually settled in a regular timeslot on Tuesdays at 9:30PM EST after Scrubs. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, neurotic
Plot: therapist, unlikely couple, eccentric family, optimism, opposites attract, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, family relations, disagreement, interracial friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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You Can't Write a Letter (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julien and Nina sign a pact with the universe: they must enjoy life, whatever the cost. Will that decision lead them to happiness, or to their disappearance?
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, optimism, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, sister sister relationship, love, death, unfulfillment, paris metro, metro ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Dreaming of Space (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of a simple, naive Russian man Konek and the people around him: his love and her sister and a mysterious man. The film is set in 1957, time of changes, time of waiting for something big to happen.
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: optimism, love triangle, couple relations, friendship, rebellion, mysterious character, love and romance, society, couples, small town, communism, cosmonaut ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: russia, soviet union
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 6.8
 251
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: optimism, family relations, parents and children, unemployment, hopes, society, family problems, village, husband wife relationship, loss of job, strong female presence, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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God Is Brazilian (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God decides to take a vacation, but first He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job, however, during His mission, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: optimism, human spirit, society, miraculous event, human nature, hopes, chosen one, faith, religion, unlikely partners, imaginary, religions or cults ...
Place: brazil, latin america
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Letters to Elena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the beautiful hills of the Copper Canyon in Chihuahua, Mexico, a young boy (Emilio) is adopted by the mailman (Teo). As part of their daily tasks, they not only deliver the mail but read letters to the villagers, as well as take dictation, since ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, optimism, protecting from truth, youth, hopes, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, love and romance, village, dream, letter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of a breast-cancer patient and a researcher who is trying to prove a genetic link to cancer intersect in a groundbreaking study.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: genetics, cancer, coping, human spirit, terminal illness, inventions and discoveries, optimism, chemotherapy, hopes, couples, genetic engineering, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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