10 Uplifting Sunday Films And Where To Watch Them
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10 Uplifting Sunday Films And Where To Watch Them

July 5, 2020 Share

Let’s face it – sometimes all we want to do is kick back on a Sunday, unwind, and watch something uplifting. Putting our feet up on the couch, zoning out to some great TV and letting go of all the week’s stresses is the perfect way to prepare for another working week ahead.

Nowadays, there is certainly no lack of content to choose from – with all the incredible TV and film coming out of Netflix, Prime, Hulu, Disney+ and HBOMax readily available at the press of a button. However, sometimes all of this content can difficult to sift through when all we want to do is relax. With this very real problem in mind, we have prepared a list of the 10 most uplifting sunday films to watch today so that you don’t have to spend hours scrolling…. just snuggle under the cashmere blanket, press play and enjoy, you deserve it!

10 Uplifting Sunday Films Below…

Fire Saga

The latest film from Will Ferrell and Wedding Crasher’s director David Dobkin follows aspiring musicians Lars (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit (Rachel McAdams) on their once in a lifetime journey to represent Iceland at the world’s biggest song competition, the Eurovision Song Contest. Heartwarming moments and catchy songs await you! —— Watch on Netflix

UP (Disney+)

Disney-Pixar’s modern classic comedy-adventure about a 78 year old man, Carl Fredricksen, that ties thousands of balloons to his house to travel the world and his unlikely travel companion – a 9 year old stowaway. Tears, laughs and movie magic brought to you the way only Disney can —— Watch on Disney+

Silver Linings Playbook (Netflix USA)

A beautiful, touching and hilarious dramedy about a dysfunctional couple comprised of a bi-polar man (Bradley Cooper) and a quirky no-nonsense woman (Jennifer Lawrence). Turbulent romance, tear-jerking scenes and feel good vibes as jam-packed in this Oscar-winning film —— Watch on Netflix

The Pursuit of Happyness

Based on the true story of Chris Gardner, who fought impossible odds of homelessness and job loss whilst trying to raise his young son to become a successful stockbroker. Will Smith delivers a career-defining performance (which got him an Oscar nomination) alongside his son Jaden Smith —— Watch on Netflix

When Harry Met Sally

A film classic from 1989, featuring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan as two old school friends rekindle their friendship after years apart. As the love between them grows, an honest and hilarious relation ship blossoms. Always a feel-good winner —— Watch on HBO MAX

The King’s Speech

An Oscar-winning drama directed by British favourite Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays the future King George VI who enlists an Australian speech therapist, Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush) to help him overcome his crippling stammer during times of international crisis ––— Watch on Amazon Prime

The Princess Bride (Disney+)

A favourite film for anyone born after 1987, this adventure follows the fairy tale of a beautiful woman finding her one true love. Through various trials and tribulations the couple must battle evil in the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited. Robin Wright is a dream as the young princess and Cary Elwes delivers a suitably charming performance —— Watch on Disney+

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

This multi-award winning film by Kiwi director Taika Waititi follows a young rebellious boy and his foster father as they get lost in the New Zealand wilderness and a national manhunt is sent to find them —— Watch on HULU

Any Given Sunday

Al Pacino plays a burnt-out American football coach on his last season determined to go out with a bang despite losing his star quarterback and fighting a disjointed team. An Uplifting cinema at its best – it will make you feel ready to tackle the week ahead (pun intended) —— Watch on HULU


Elton John’s personal story is told through the incredible performance of Taron Egerton. The film invites you to ride a wave of fame and chaos through the decades whilst bringing you unrivalled musical performances. A perfect Sunday popcorn flick —— Watch on HULU

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