Films With A Good Heart

Films that promote caring and understanding.

Films with good intentions.

Trying to avoid films that are controversial or problematic to some. I don't mind political lists, but this is not trying to be that either.

Suggestions welcome.


Let's use this lockdown to find films that help us better ourselves!

  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?
  • Ikiru
  • Spirited Away
  • Supa Modo
  • Toni Erdmann
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • Red Beard
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • Wild Strawberries
  • WALL·E
  • Girlhood
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • 37 Seconds
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  • House of Hummingbird
  • Ivan's Childhood
  • Up
  • The Personal History of David Copperfield
  • Yi Yi
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • The House of Us
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • And Then We Danced
  • The Farewell
  • Mary Poppins
  • The Florida Project
  • The Rider
  • Shoah
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Okja
  • Wolf Children
  • Columbus
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Ethel & Ernest
  • Fish Tank
  • American Honey
  • One Wonderful Sunday
  • Tomboy
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Toy Story
  • Toy Story 2
  • Toy Story 3
  • Toy Story 4
  • Chungking Express
  • If You Were Me
  • Fireworks
  • Finding Nemo
  • Life Is Sweet
  • Secrets & Lies
  • Happy-Go-Lucky
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • Paddington
  • Paddington 2
  • Inside Out
  • The Nice Guys
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Groundhog Day
  • Some Like It Hot
  • The Apartment
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • The Little Prince
  • The Princess Bride
  • The Intouchables
  • Matilda
  • Captain Fantastic
  • The BFG
  • The Sound of Music
  • Kedi
  • The Great Buster: A Celebration
  • Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
  • Little Dieter Needs to Fly
  • América
  • 5B
  • Maiden
  • The Work
  • Intelligent Lives
  • Pick of the Litter
  • Gleason
  • Perfectly Normal for Me
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Cemetery of Splendor
  • A Man There Was
  • Where Is My Friend's House?
  • Solaris
  • Ordet
  • Princess Yang Kwei Fei
  • Ugetsu
  • Life, and Nothing More...
  • Walkabout
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • Umberto D.
  • The Cave of the Yellow Dog
  • Simple Simon
  • Travellers and Magicians
  • Bye Bye Blue Bird