It is in your twenties that the pressure of figuring out everything in your life feels like a must. You dream of backpacking around the world, living your dream job, and finding someone to settle with, but it looks like you are in the alternate universe where everything is not going anywhere. You are clueless on what to do next to your life and panicking that you might end up miserable. Now, that is over thinking.
Relax! Here are some movies to watch that will teach you that you don’t really need to figure out everything, all you need is to be yourself and keep living forward.
15. Moulin Rouge
Christian is a hopeless romantic and a bohemian poet wannabe who falls in love with Satine, Moulin Rouge’s highest paid courtesan who is committed to a Duke. It is a roller coaster romance and a battle cry of me-against-the-world that will either make you hate them or love them.
14. Yes Man
Carl is a pessimist who went to a self improvement seminar to learn the power of saying Yes. Life has becomes more vibrant to Carl since then, but he also learned later on that saying yes is not necessarily good every time. It’s a Jim Carrey movie, so expect the good vibes all along. If you feel like nothing is happening in your life because of the way you see things, this movie is a good catch.
13. Reality Bites
So what will you do after you graduate from College? Well Lelaina don’t know either, so she started to film a documentary about herself. Her documentary revolves with her interesting and quirky friends, a guy with an existential crisis, a friend waiting for HIV test results and a friend coming out to parents.
12. Breakfast at Tiffany’s
This is a classic romantic comedy about a young woman named Holly, who intrigues a struggling writer named Paul. In public, Holly is a sophisticated woman, but when they’re alone, she becomes a sweet vulnerable lady. Breakfast at Tiffany’s is the most iconic movie of Audrey Hepburn and one of the best movies of the 60’s.
11. The devil wears Prada
Andy is a fresh graduate with big dreams who becomes the assistant of a monster-boss named Miranda in a prestigious Runaway Magazine. If you are struggling with your job, here’s Anne Hathaway to show you how to conquer and rock your career without getting insane.
10. Stranger Than Fiction
Harold Crick is a boring auditor who is stuck in the rat race of life when one day he heard a voice that is narrating his life. On the other hand, Karen is a writer struggling with writer’s block who is narrating the story of Harold. She is already in the ending of her story about Harold and all that she is thinking is how to kill the character. Harold looks for Karen and, for the first time, Harold wishes to live more.
9. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
We are the product of our past and it either builds us or destroys us. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming-of-age movie about how a socially awkward student finds new confidence as he meets new friends. But just when life is starting to have some colors, his traumatic past tries to haunt his new found confidence.
8. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Can’t move on? Clementine has a weird but cool idea how to. After a painful breakup with Joel, she undergoes a procedure to erase all the memories of Joel. When Joel learned it, he also undergoes this procedure to forget about the pain and loss.