In the mood for some clean, feel-good stuff but fear the prospect of sorting through a million movie titles? Then here is the app for you! If you’ve already gone down that rabbit hole, you may be at a loss as to what movie to see next, too. We’ve put together a list of some of the top movies available on Amazon Prime right now, so you don’t have to worry about missing out. We’ve rounded up 20 Amazon Prime films that will make you smile, from classics like Clue to the moving The Farewell by Lulu Wang.
1. ‘Sylvie’s Love’ (2020)
What’s going on here? During the ’50s, Sylvie Parker (Thompson) meets and falls in love with an aspiring singer named Robert Halloway (David Carradine) (Asomugha). Sylvie, on the other hand, is already engaged to another man. No matter how much time passes and how much their occupations change, can their love endure?
2. ‘The Map of Tiny Perfect Things’ (2021)
What’s going on here? No, this isn’t Groundhog Day, even though the story revolves around a teenager who’s locked in a time loop. While reliving the same day over and over, Mark (Allen) meets Margaret (Newton), a girl who’s also been locked in the same loop. As they try to break the cycle, a wonderful love story develops.
3. ‘Annie’ (2014)
What’s going on here? As Annie Bennett, a 10-year-old foster child who was saved from an accident by a well-known politician, Wallis stars in this lighthearted reimagining of the 1977 Broadway musical.
4. ‘Clue’ (1985)
What’s going on here? This cult favorite begins with six strangers arriving at a mysterious, remote estate for a dinner party. When one of the guests dies, everyone becomes a suspect. It’s practically hard to finish this film without chuckling at the slapstick comedy and brilliant one-liners.
5. ‘Mermaids’ (1990)
What’s going on here? It’s the story of a carefree single mother who moves with her two children continually following her split, based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Patty Dann.
When it comes to Charlotte Flax (Ryder), her neurotic teenage daughter, she wants nothing more but to settle down in Massachusetts and deal with her love for a much older guy.
6. ‘The Big Sick’ (2017)
What’s going on here? Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani (who are now married) inspired The Big Sick, which tells the story of an interracial couple whose families conflict when one of them is very ill.
7. ‘Guess Who’ (2005)
What’s going on here? Think about watching this modern-day version of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (the plot is about a Black woman engaged to a white man). It’s a nice laugh. Percy Jones, the father of Kutcher’s fiancée, Percy Jones, is a shrewd and intimidating black stockbroker who forces Kutcher to tread carefully around him (Mac).
8. ‘Happy Gilmore’ (1996)
What’s going on here? Adam Sandler plays Happy Gilmore, a former hockey player who utilizes his newfound golfing prowess to pay off his grandmother’s house loan. Those who enjoyed Big Daddy, Mr. Deeds, and The Waterboy will enjoy this.
9. ‘First Wives Club’ (1996)
What’s going on here? Three middle-aged divorced friends gather to avenge their ex-husbands for cheating on them with younger women after learning that their college friend committed suicide because of her ex-adultery. husband’s This film has so much to offer, from its excellent ensemble to Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me” performance.
10. ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ (2002)
What’s going on here? Toula Portokalos (Vardalos) is a Greek American woman who falls in love with Ian (Corbett), a White Anglo-Saxon Protestant, much to the dismay of her family.
11. ‘Imagine That’ (2009)
What’s going on here? This financial advisor’s daughter accidently drew on his work documents and Evan Danielson (Murphy) is infuriated. His “random” drawings and imagined pals are actually the key to his success, he realizes at the moment he believes he’ll be fired.
12. ‘Mad Money’ (2001)
What’s going on here? Three great actresses are the stars of a comedy that is sure to make you laugh out loud. Several million dollars worth of soiled cash is about to be destroyed when three female bank employees in Kansas City, Missouri, decide to commit an unusual heist.
13. ‘Late Night’ (2019)
What’s going on here? To paraphrase The Devil Wears Prada, where Thompson plays Katherine and Kaling plays Molly, it feels like a mashup of the two main characters. Katherine, a television host, hires an Indian-American lady to join her all-white, all-male writing crew in an attempt to salvage her show. Not only does this benefit the show, but it also has a positive impact on her own growth.
14. ‘The Ultimate Gift’ (2006)
What’s going on here? after discovering that he has an inheritance from his wealthy grandfather, Jason Fuller (Fuller) is given the opportunity to receive the “ultimate present” through a series of tough activities.
15. ‘Paddington’ (2014)
What’s going on here? He flees to London when an earthquake ruins his jungle home in Peru and is fortunately adopted by a family there. He’s soon on the run from an unscrupulous taxidermist who wants to make a stuffed replica of him.
16. ‘The Family Stone’ (2005)
What’s going on here? Everett Stone (Mulroney) brings his successful girlfriend, Meredith (Parker), to meet his family around the holidays and expects to propose, but when Meredith’s strict nature clashes with his liberal family, things don’t go according to plan.
17. ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ (2004)
Meryl Streep and Jim Carrey star in the film, which also stars Liam Aiken and Emily Browning.
What’s going on here? The terrible death of their parents leaves three young orphans in the care of mystery actor Count Olaf, who adopts the children. They have no idea that all he cares about is their money.
18. ‘Patch Adams’ (1998)
What’s going on here? Hunter “Patch” Adams (Williams) is a physician (also a comic and clown) who decides to become a doctor after battling with his own depressive episodes. He starts to influence other doctors to rethink their approach by connecting with his patients through comedy.
19. ‘The Farewell’ (2019)
What’s going on here? Upon learning that their grandmother is dying with terminal lung cancer, Billi (Awkwafina) and her family plan a ruse to rejoin with her in China so that they may keep the news from her. Bring a box of tissues, because this film will have you laughing one minute and crying the next.
20. ‘3 Idiots’ (2009)
What’s going on here? Three close friends are the focus of this coming-of-age film set in an Indian engineering college. Be prepared for a few laughs as well as some pointed commentary on the rigorous educational system in India.