15 films to relax and forget about everything

Sometimes you really want to forget about the bustle of city life and throw all the negativity aside. Kind and witty melodramas will help you escape from gray everyday life, they will relieve stress and brighten up a cozy evening. We recommend watching some fun films to cheer you up (2018-2019). Be sure to bring a mug of hot coffee and grab your favorite cookies! You definitely won’t be bored!

Inveterate Macho (Gun Shy)


United Kingdom

Genre: Action, thriller, comedy, crime

Producer: Simon West

Release date: in the world - September 8, 2017, in Russia - March 15, 2018

Rating: 4.5

In one episode, you can see real television journalists who wanted to interview Antonio Banderas.

From the great rock musician Turk Henry, only a shadow remained. Now he is lying on the couch, drinking beer and watching stupid shows on TV. The beautiful wife Sheila offers her husband to go on vacation in Chile, and Henry agrees. A married couple stays at a luxury hotel. To diversify the vacation, Sheila calls Turk on an excursion to the mountains, but a lazy husband prefers to stay in his room. As a result, Sheila and a group of tourists are kidnapped by bandits and demand a ransom of $ 1 million. Henry is ready to give the necessary amount for the sake of saving his beloved, but here the consul intervenes in the matter, who wants to file a case so that the tourists were kidnapped not just by bandits, but by terrorists. Thus, the payment of the ransom will be regarded as financing a terrorist group. What will Henry do in this situation?

Unsinkable (Le grand bain)


France, Belgium

Genre: Drama, comedy

Producer: Gilles Lellouche

Premiere: in the world - May 13, 2018, in Russia - November 8, 2018

Rating: 6.6

The actors were trained in swimming for seven months. With them was engaged the former coach of the French synchronized swimming team Julie Fabre.

Forty-year-old Bertrand was disappointed in life. He is depressed and does not want to do anything at all. Beloved wife is trying to put her husband in order, but all attempts are unsuccessful. One day, Bertrand enrolled in a synchronized swimming club, where he met several men who also lost their purpose in life. As a result, the heroes come to their senses, begin to feel their masculine power and are even going to take part in the international championship! Nothing can stop real men, and they accept the challenge.

One Hundred Things and Nothing Extra (100 Dinge)



Genre: Comedy

Producer: Florian David Fitz

Release date: in the world - December 6, 2018, in Russia - March 28, 2019

Rating: 7.3

Details about the film: German comedy “100 Things and Nothing Extra” (2019).

The director said that he was inspired to shoot a movie after watching the movie "My Things" (2013).

Tony and Paul had an unusual argument - they had to give up all things for 100 days to prove that things did not play a significant role in life. Under the terms of the dispute, each of the friends will receive one thing every day. But here a pretty girl intervenes in the matter, who is madly liked by both friends. They want to impress her, though without pants, it will not be so easy to do ...

Review of "100 things."

Pretty Woman (I Feel Pretty)


USA, China

Genre: Romance, comedy

Producer: Abby Cohn, Mark Silverstein

Release date: in the world - April 19, 2019, in Russia - June 7, 2018

Rating: 6.3

Actresses Michelle Williams and Busy Phillips previously starred in the series "Dawson's Creek" (1998-2003).

“Pretty Woman” (2018) is a cool film to cheer you up, in which the leading role was played by the unrivaled Amy Schumer. Rene Bennett struggled with overweight all her life. Once a girl decides to seriously take care of herself and goes to the gym, where she is in trouble. Rene falls from the exercise bike and gets a head injury. Now the girl is sure that she is an unsurpassed beauty with chic forms. From this moment on, the heroine’s life is turned upside down. Bennett ascends the career ladder, enjoys life and shock his boss Avery Leclar. In a nutshell - a beauty on her head.

Night games (Game Night)



Genre: Action, Comedy

Producer: John Francis Daly, Jonathan M. Goldstein

Premiere: in the world - February 15, 2018, in Russia - February 22, 2018

Rating: 7.0

In the house of Donald Underton, you can see the picture "The Old Man with a Gold Chain", this is a reference to the board game "Masterpiece".

Annie and Max meet with their friends every week and arrange paired detective games. Brother Max Brooks decides to go even further and offers a new version of the game. He wants one of his friends abducted. Whoever finds the victim will receive the main prize. At this time, a gang of thugs breaks into the house and kidnaps Brooks. Friends are sure that all this was rigged, however, the deeper they begin to dig, the more they realize that what is happening does not look like a harmless game.

Mary Poppins Returns



Genre: Musical, Fantasy, Comedy

Producer: Rob Marshall

Release date: in the world - November 29, 2018, in Russia - January 3, 2019

Rating: 6.6

The plot of the film is based on the works of the writer Pamela Lyndon Travers.

The Banks family is in a difficult situation - they are going to deprive them of their homes for debts. At this time, their beloved nanny Mary Poppins returns to them to help the family solve pressing problems and take up the education of the next generation of Banks. Mary Poppins fills the house with magic and a real miracle. And the street lamp keeper Jack helps her in this matter, for whom there is nothing more beautiful than seeing a sincere smile of cheerful children.

Review of "Mary Poppins Returns."




Genre: Comedy, adventure

Producer: Ekaterina Telegin

Premiere: in Russia - July 19, 2018

Rating: 5.1

The filming process took place in Baku.

Maroussia always dreamed of playing a beautiful magnificent wedding with her beloved young man. But on the most important day, the groom disappears. The girl has no choice but to go in search of him in Baku, to the homeland of her boyfriend. Maroussia takes several friends with her, but none of them could have imagined that many adventures awaiting them will affect the lives of each of them.




Genre: Short, Comedy, Music

Producer: Ivan Sosnin

Release date: in Russia - February 4, 2019

Rating: 7.4

The director said that some scenes had to be re-shot due to strong shaking on the train. The scenes on the platform were shot very quickly, since the train stopped about 10-15 minutes.

We recommend watching a Russian funny film to cheer you up, which will not only make you laugh heartily, but also give you room for thought. The career of the musician Sasha did not ask, and the young man returns home with sadness. In my pocket there is not even money for lunch. On a long-distance train, the hero meets a fellow traveler Ivan Yurievich, who treats a new friend and even helps remake one of Sasha’s songs. As a result, the heroes not only made friends in such a short time, but even wrote several songs, created a music group and were able to perform on the platforms of several cities. Will the fairy tale end when Sasha leaves at his station?

Adventures of Paddington 2 (Paddington 2)


USA, France, UK

Genre: Fantasy, comedy, family

Producer: Paul King

Premiere: in the world - November 5, 2017, in Russia - January 20, 2018

Rating: 7.6

Paul King wanted so much to direct the film that he refused to shoot the film "Miracle" (2017).

Paddington, the little good-natured bear, finds a rare book about London. The charming teddy bear wants to give it to his aunt, so he tries to work hard to accumulate the necessary amount for her purchase. Once an old book is stolen by an elderly actor who has lost its former glory. Paddington decides to bring the swindler to clean water. The bear unites with friends and goes on the trail of a cunning rogue.

Once upon a time, there were



Genre: Comedy

Producer: Edward parry

Premiere: in Russia - March 15, 2018

Rating: 7.0

Actor Fedor Dobronravov worked for the first time in his career as a producer.

The film takes place in the Russian outback, where only four people live - Grisha, Lesha, Tanya and Sanya. One day, Sanya dies, and Tanya remains completely alone. Grisha decides to tie with loneliness, therefore, offers a hand and heart to a widowed woman. But Lesha does not intend to put up with such injustice, he also gives signs of attention to Tanya. As a result, friends declare war. Who will win Tanya’s heart?

The eternal life of Alexander Khristoforov



Genre: Comedy

Producer: Evgeny Shelyakin

Release date: in the world - November 23, 2018, in Russia - October 18, 2018

Rating: 6.4

Filming took place in the Crimea and in Yalta.

Once upon a time, Khristoforov was a successful actor. Now he is moonlighting as an animator in a resort town. But Alexander does not despair - he goes to his goal in slow steps, enjoying life. His beloved son does not want to see his father, his ex-wife also avoids him. One day, fate presents the hero with a gift in the form of a beautiful woman. Will the life of a man change, or will he remain a failure?

How to skip school for good (L'école buissonnière)



Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family

Producer: Nicolas Wannier

Release date: in the world - August 25, 2017, in Russia - October 25, 2018

Rating: 7.5

Some scenes were filmed near the castle of Vilburjon, located in the region of Sologn (France).

If you don’t know which movie you can watch to inspire and cheer you up, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the work of French director Nicolas Wannier. The painting is replete with beautiful scenes of wildlife. You will enjoy amazing views of the beautiful park and observe the behavior of wild boars and deer. Orphan Paul is adopted by a happy French family - Borel and Celestine. Borel guards large forest estates belonging to the local count, who will not tolerate poachers walking around in his lands. Borel monitors enemies around the clock and protects the forest zone. Once Paul meets a poacher Totosh, who shows him a different life, talks about the forest and its secrets. What adventures will await Fields?

The Way Home (A Dog's Way Home)



Genre: Melodrama, family

Producer: Charles Martin Smith

Premiere: in the world - January 10, 2019, in Russia - January 10, 2019

Rating: 7.1

The adult Bella is played by a dog named Shelby, which the filmmakers found at a dump in Tennessee.

A dog named Bella was at a great distance from its owner. To return home, a faithful Bella will have to overcome many dangerous trials, go through amazing adventures, and only then can she look with gullible eyes at her master.

“The Way Home / A Dog's Way Home” (2019).

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Genre: Melodrama

Producer: Evgeny Kudelnikov

Release date: in Russia - February 14, 2018

Rating: 5.8

The slogan is "A film dedicated to Nizhny Novgorod."

The plot of the film revolves around a young and talented photographer Nikita Pirogov, who is not indifferent to the beautiful girl Natasha. The action takes place in the past, present and future of Nizhny Novgorod. The film shows amazing sights, magnificent cathedrals, and also tells about the most unusual legends that excite not only the residents of the city, but also visiting tourists.

Belle and Sebastian: Friends Forever (Belle et Sébastien 3, le dernier chapitre)



Genre: Adventure, Family

Producer: Clovis Korniyyak

Release date: in the world - October 21, 2017, in Russia - September 6, 2018

Rating: 6.7

This is the final part of the trilogy. Each film had its own director, but the cast remained the same.

Two years passed after the events of the second film. Sebastian was 12 years old, and he hardly misses school. Belle's dog brought charming offspring. Pierre and Angelina are a happy couple who have fun. Even old Cesar hardly grunts. Complete idyll. But the harmony of life is disturbed by the appearance of a stranger who steals Belle along with her puppies. Now, the brave Sebastian will have to single-handedly go on the trail of the criminal and return his faithful friend home. Will the hero restore justice?

We recommend that you watch the presented list of films in order to relax, get rid of negative thoughts and forget about everything. These are kind, funny comedies and melodramas that will definitely not leave you indifferent. The characters of the films will fall into awkward, absurd situations and with agility will get out of difficult situations. These funny films to cheer you up will make you laugh heartily. Energize and positive emotions!