Movies for Social Distancing (and Bad Days)

Most of us are at home for the foreseeable future and most of us are not used to having all this extra time to fill. As a seasoned introvert who loves downtime, I've compiled a list of movies to keep you entertained for hours. 

Note: I'll be continually updating this list with new recommendations, so stay tuned!

British Movies to keep you going

  • Pride & Prejudice
  • About Time
  • Notting Hill
  • About a Boy
  • Bridget Jones’ Diary
  • Juliet, Naked
  • Love, Rosie
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society 
  • The Decoy Bride
  • Love Actually
  • Begin Again
  • Far From the Madding Crowd
  • Bend it Like Beckham
  • Belle
  • Becoming Jane

Romantic

Comedies

  • Away We Go
  • You’ve Got Mail
  • Crazy Stupid Love
  • Sleepless in Seattle
  • When Harry Met Sally
  • Set It Up
  • Plus One
  • Drinking Buddies
  • Life Partners
  • Sleeping With Other People
  • The Holiday
  • Long Shot
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
  • What If
  • Stardust
  • Home Again
  • My Best Friend’s Wedding
  • Julie & Julia
  • Penelope
  • Trainwreck

Dramas

  • Little Women (Greta Gerwig’s is available on Amazon!)
  • Brooklyn
  • Before Sunrise Trilogy
  • Lost in Translation
  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Her
  • Blue Valentine
  • An Education
  • Shakespeare in Love
  • 5 to 7
  • Like Crazy
  • The Age of Adaline

Comedies

  • Booksmart
  • Maggie’s Plan
  • Mistress America
  • Adult Beginners
  • Francis Ha
  • Lady Bird
  • Friends with Kids
  • Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • The Hundred Foot Journey
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Spy Who Dumped Me
  • Instant Family
  • Bridesmaids
  • Animal House (not PC at all but very funny)
  • Breaking Away 

International

  • 2 Days in Paris (Fr)
  • 2 Days in New York (Fr)
  • Wedding Unplanned (Fr)
  • It’s Now or Never (Sp)
  • The Spanish Apartment Trilogy (Fr/Sp)
  • Populaire (Fr)
  • A Happy Event (Fr)
  • Amelie (Fr)
  • The Spanish Affair (Sp)
  • Mood Indigo (Fr)

 

(Photo from Frances Ha)

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