My mom posted today about movies that she likes to watch over and over that never get old. So I decided to “steal” her graphic because that’s okay when it’s your mom, and make a post about this as well. Some of these movies are the same, and some of them are very different.
- Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
This is one of my favorite movies. It probably has something to do with seeing the play when I was maybe 8 at a local high school. My cousin played Frank Butler. When I saw this movie at the library a few months later, I got it and watched it. Over and over and over. Now I own the DVD, the CD, the song book, and a lot of other books about the real Annie Oakley. The music in this movie is incredible, and it never gets old. Plus, it helps when you know every word to the songs so that you can sing along and dream about someday being Annie Oakley. 🙂
- Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
My mom introduced me to this movie when I was a young teenager. She had seen it in the theaters and loved it so much, and I followed closely in her shoes with my love for this movie. I bought it on DVD in the $5 bin at Wal-Mart (SCORE!) and have watched it 100 times since then. I even introduced it to some of my besties. Because when you know about a movie as good as this one, you can’t help but share it.
By far one of my favorite love-stories of all time. It’s my happy-place movie, and I can never get enough of it.
“You look good wearing my future.” *sigh*
WARNING: note that this movie has one used of the F-word.
- Leap Year (2010)
By now you may realize that I like happy-go-lucky love stories. This is no exception. This movie makes my heart happy, not only because of the love story, but also because of the accents. Does it get any better than that? Plus, Amy Adams and Matthew Goode have amazing on-screen chemistry. I always seem to forget just what guy she’s going to choose until the very end, too. I mean, I always HOPE she’s going to pick Declan (because who WOULDN’T pick a guy with THAT name?), but I just never really know. It could end differently the next time around, right?
- Letters to Juliet (2010)
Omg, more love stories. And more accents. What’s better? I’ll answer that: nothing!!! Plus, there’s not just one love story here, but two. This is a sweet story that doesn’t get old no matter how many times you see it. I’ve always dreamed of going to Italy, so this movie takes me there – even if only for an hour and a half. 🙂
- Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
Let’s just take a minute to recall that Reese Witherspoon, Jake Thomas AND Patrick Dempsey are all three in this movie. If that’s not enough to get you to watch this movie, then let me explain why I love it so much! This is the story of love that never really dies, and going back home. It makes me laugh at parts, cry at parts, and swoon at parts. I can’t get enough of it, and in fact, I want to watch it right this second.
WARNING: this is rated PG13. The one thing that really sticks out to me is that there is a lot of swearing. Probably not best to watch around small children.
- A Walk to Remember (2002)
This is my “I need a good cry so I’m going to watch a sad movie” favorite. I watch it when I know that it’s okay to cry. I watch it when I need to remember that there are still great guys in the world. This movie makes me hope that I can find a man that will love me half as much as Landon loved Jamie. This movie makes me think that they are real, and that somewhere Landon is in South Carolina as a doctor working to figure out a cure for cancer because the love of his life died from it. Now I’m going to go cry in the corner somewhere because this is saddest movie ever.
- While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Fall in love with one guy, want to marry him, but have never talked to him in your life? That’s what this movie is all about. I discovered this movie on Netflix about 2 years ago, and have probably watched it 5 times since then – if not more. It makes my heart happy. If you haven’t guessed, I’m a hopeless romantic and always have been. I love movies that have a happy ending – “and they all lived happily ever after” – and this movie gives me that. If you haven’t seen it, go on Netflix and watch it – right now! It’s worth your time.
- Princess Diaries (2001)
I’m pretty sure I love this movie so much because Mia reminds me so much of myself. She’s awkward, isn’t quite sure of herself and makes a really hilarious princess. Just like I would be if my stranger-grandma came into my life and told me I was a princess and would eventually become queen of my own country. “SHUT UP!” This movie makes me laugh, and there’s even an underlying love story.
- You’ve Got Mail (1998)
Sure, it’s a little behind the times – when was the last time we heard the words “you’ve got mail”? – but that doesn’t make it any less of a great story. I have seen this movie probably 20 times, and every single time I cry at the very end. Because it’s absolutely wonderful. Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan have wonderful chemistry, and they make this movie worth watching. Sure, they are “rivals”, but they end up falling in love (SPOILER ALERT) and that makes me happy. And I, obviously, love movies that make me happy.
So, there ya have it! The Top 9 Movies I could watch over and over! What are yours? Comment below and let me know!