We all have a lazy mood now and then and there is nothing wrong with that. Doesn’t matter if you are tired from work, or the kids are driving you crazy, there is nothing like a quality lazy time. Well, guess what, today, August 10th, we celebrate National lazy day. So if you are feeling especially lazy, that must be the reason for that.
That also means that you don’t even have to feel guilty for feeling that way. So, to fit your current mood, we’ve picked up a list of great movies you can enjoy on your couch with your favorite drink and a bowl of popcorn. No stress, no sad endings, no complex storylines. Just pure relaxation, great time and a lot of fun moments ahead.
It’s Complicated (2009)
Yeah, we know we’ve promised you no complex storylines. But don’t get fooled by the name of the movie. There is nothing complicated here. This docent means the film is bad or anything, quite the contrary. “It’s Complicated” is very kind and warming family movie with the great performance of Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin. So Jane (Meryl Streep) owns a little bakery. She has a new love affair and a divorce behind her. She considers her life to be predictable… until her ex-husband Jake (Alec Baldwin) decides he wants desperately to be with her again, despite everything.
The movie is about how a couple could still reignite the lost spark in a relationship considered to be over.
We’re the Millers (2013)
Don’t you just love a good comedy? Well, that’s exactly what this movie is – a good comedy. The good jokes are in abundance here.
Basically, David Clark is a petty drug dealer. Among his clients are cooks and bored housewives. He does not sell drugs to children and therefore considers himself to be a man of principle. One day David tried to help a couple of kids who were in trouble, and he is was attacked by hooligans-punks. They took all the drugs and money from him, and now he finds himself in a desperate situation. After all, now he has nothing to pay to his supplier, Brad. The only way out of this situation is to transport a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico. For the job, he creates a fake family to come with him on this dangerous mission.
Yes Man (2008)
Carl docent live life he always dreamed of. He always answers with “no” to all questions and any opportunities provided by life. He does not get on well with other people and is not generally very pleased with himself. But everything changes one day when Carl decides to go to a positive psychology seminar. The main topic there is to say “yes” to everything in your life. Carl then decides that from now on he will do exactly that.
As a result, he’s life begun to change very quickly. Over time, he understands that life under the sign of “yes” is something very pleasant. He meets a great girl, gets a promotion at work, begins to engage in extreme sports, gets many friends and even saves a person’s life. And yet, such a sharp change, can bring to very different consequences, and not necessarily – to pleasant ones.
Good Luck Chuck (2007)
Charlie Logan, a young dentist who is currently happy with his life discovers an amazing thing. Every single girl after dating him literally on the next day finds the ideal partner for her. Is he that bad, or is it something else?
But that’s actually not a problem for Charlie and he is quite satisfied with this situation. He happy with his freedom and has no obligations. Of course, the situation changes radically when he finds the perfect girl for him.
A good romantic comedy you should definitely check out. Perfect for your lazy Friday night mood.
The 78-year-old Karl Fredriksen believes that somehow, life always bypasses him. To keep the promise given to his deceased wife, he decides to fulfill his dream of a great adventure, tying thousands of balloons to his house and flying off into the wilds of South America. Everything is going as planned, but the old traveler discovers that he inadvertently took with him an extremely talkative and incorrigibly cheerful 8-year-old boy named Russell …
The Pixar movie will warm your heart and you will love every moment from it. Lazy or not, you should definitely consider watching this animated masterpiece.
The Intouchables (2011)
Stuck on a wheelchair, as a result of the accident, the rich aristocrat Philip hires an assistant to help him with his dally routines. He hires a man who is least suitable for this work – a young resident from the suburbs named Driss, who was just released from prison. Despite the fact that Philip is chained to a wheelchair, Driss manages to bring meaning and a spirit of adventure in the life on the aristocrat.
A warming, witty, funny and charming picture we strongly recommend checking out.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
The film takes place in 1899 in a famous Paris nightclub. Moulin Rouge is not only a disco and chic brothel but also a place where people gather to celebrate beauty, freedom, and love and are ready to pay for it … in cash.
This is a place where the tragedy and comedy, the luxurious interiors of the beginning of the century and modern musical rhythms converge.
For the love of the most famous courtesan of Paris, the brilliant Satine (Nicole Kidman), two men are fighting. One of whom is the poor writer Christian. The second is a rich duke, ready to buy the whole Moulin Rouge, just to let Satine spend the night with him.
The movie easily immerses you with its exciting and captivating world. The songs (yes, it’s a basically a musical), the acting, everything is so magical and surreal that you just don’t want it to end anytime soon.
Even if you saw the movie a couple of time, it’s always a great idea to rewatch this modern day classic.
The story? Well, the main thing you need to know about Shrek is that he is an ogre. An ogre is a huge green giant who likes to eat people. Such creatures dwell alone, live in swamps and dense forests. However, in any rules, you can find an exception and Shrek was such an exception. Sometimes he was very loud growling and trying to eat animals, but he could not do that.
Once, the evil Lord Farquaad, the ruler of the local lands, decided to drive out all the nice, kind, fairy-tale creatures from his territory. Suddenly the ogre’s house was full of pigs, mice, and cats in boots. Forced to somehow solve this situation, Shrek goes to Farquaad for a serious conversation.
The Pixar animated movie is a modern-day fairy tale, you just can’t get enough of and it’s your perfect choice for a lazy Friday afternoon.