when you wanna feel some sort of joy

or probably when you want to cry and let it all out bc SOME of these movies will make you cry... 

— any recommendations?

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There are 33 films in this list released in the 2000s.

  • (500) Days of Summer
  • Amélie
  • Before Sunset
  • In the Mood for Love
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Spirited Away
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Pride & Prejudice
  • Mean Girls
  • Garden State
  • Juno
  • Lost in Translation
  • Almost Famous
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Lars and the Real Girl
  • Donnie Darko
  • WALL·E
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Bridget Jones's Diary
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
  • Marley & Me
  • Hachi: A Dog's Tale
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Whip It
  • Chocolat
  • Jersey Girl
  • Mr. Nobody
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • The Lake House
  • Treasure Planet
  • The Spanish Apartment