Are you looking for some feel good films that aren’t conventional? Do you want something original that’s going to wow you? Then read below to see our list of quirky films to watch that will inspire you.
The Invention Of Lying
The Invention of Lying, starring Ricky Gervais and Jennifer Garner, is a quirky film set in a world where no one can lie. Suddenly, Gervais develops the power to lie to others and make them believe anything. So of course, he uses this to his advantage since no one else can lie. In this gut wrenching comedy, Gervais explores the world in a different way and takes us along with him for a wild ride.
Be Kind Rewind
Be Kind Rewind, starring Jack Black and Yasiin Bey, is a comedy about two store clerks who erase all the videos from their local movie rental store. They then have to re shoot every single video in the store in order for it to stay afloat.
Little Miss Sunshine
Little Miss Sunshine is one of our favourite quirky films that will inspire you because it’s such a weird yet wonderful film about family, love and what it means to be yourself. Starring Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette, Steve Carell and more, this film’s cast will have you laughing and crying along with them. The hoover family decide to help their daughter (Abigail Breslin) to win the Little Miss Sunshine contest. By doing this, they have to take a suicidal uncle, an annoying grandfather and a grumpy teen along for the ride. Their sanity is stretched to the limit with finding out truths and trying to get to the contest on time despite having a dead body in the boot.
The Fundamentals Of Caring
The Fundamentals of Caring is on our list of quirky films to watch that will inspire you because it sends a message about friendship and love. Starring Paul Rudd, a writer who becomes a caregiver, agrees to embark on a journey with disabled Trevor (played by Craig Roberts) that will change both their perspectives on life. Selena Gomez is also in the film, starring as Dot, a girl who comes along for the ride. Their patience and ability is tested as they realise the importance of hope and friendship.
Baby is a music loving orphan who is also a talented getaway driver for a heist mastermind. Baby (Ansel Elgort) meets Debora, a diner waitress who he falls in love with and plans to run away into the sunset with. But all of this is easier said than done for poor Baby who gets caught up in one of his last jobs. This film is full of hope, despair and tears. Make sure you have the right playlist picked out for the ride.
Stranger Than Fiction
A mentally unstable auditor, played by Will Ferrell, can hear an author’s voice (Emma Thompson) in his head and discovers he’s her protagonist in her book. With the help of a professor, played by Dustin Hoffman, Will Ferrall tries to find the writer and plead with her to change her mind about the story she’s writing. Queen Latifah also stars in this funny yet heartbreaking film as a book company employee who is supposed to encourage Emma Thompson to keep writing.