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Old 07-31-04, 02:21 AM
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Blue (Three Colors Trilogy)
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Serial Experiments Lain (a 12 episode anime series)


Those above are if you want to chill and stay in the blahs.
However, if you want to get rid of the blahs...

Amelie
Lilo & Stich
The Triplets of Belleville
Mallrats
O Brother Where Art Thou?
Monty Python's Flying Circus (any film or episode)
Old 07-31-04, 04:56 AM
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Fifth Element
Clerks
Mallrats
Finding Nemo
Billy Madison
Happy Gillmore
Tommy Boy
Empire Records
Shaolin Soccer
My Sassy Girl
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these are excellent choices...keep 'em coming. I'm feeling better already!
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These are some of the films I would see during a rainy day or when the sun does not shine on my existence...

Amadeus (1984)
Annie Hall (1977)
Early Summer (1951)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Chunking Express (1994)
Delicatessen (1991)
Amelie (2001)
Dersu Uzala (1975)
Harvey (1950)
L'Appartement (1996)
My Life in Pink (1997)
Magnolia (1999)
Moonstruck (1987)
The Meaning of Life (1983)
Life of Brian (1979)
Shrek (2001)
Shrek 2 (2004)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
Thin Man (1934)
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absolutely, 100% amelie
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In a Glass Cage
Eraserhead
Affliction
Breaking the Waves
Spider

and
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Salo

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I think American Splendor could be a good one to watch. It has its sad, depressing moments, but an overall happy ending I think. You get everything!
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Originally posted by Fooman
When I broke up with my gf, I watched Swingers. Great movie to watch anytime.
Swingers and the first half of Chunking Express are to of the all time great breakup movies.

If you want to feel depressed, watch Dancer In The Dark, Requiem For A Dream or Brazil.
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Blazing Saddles
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Grave of the Fireflies
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Watch My Life or Moulin Rouge or Old Yeller or Episode I.
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The Wall - good music, depressing, but also you don't really have to pay complete attention to so you can get your stuff together.
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Scarface is always a good "pick-me-up" movie, especially the chainsaw scene.
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I recommend some comedy with Will Smith...
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Rushmore
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Apocalypse Now. The opening scene always hit the spot for me.
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Geese make you happy

Fly Away Home starring Anna Paquin. This movie is also stunningly shot.
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Well by reading the responses I seriously don't know what kind of movie people look for when they're depressed.

For me, if I'm sad, I dwell on the emotion and watch a very sad movie as long as the movie's problem isn't the same as mine.
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For general depression:
Mel Brooks' Dracula, Dead and Loving It
Peter Pan
(the recent live-action version)
Rat Race

For metaphysical anxieties, and possibly, a hang nail (this film cures everything!):
The Fifth Element

For a good cry:
Marie Antoinette (1938) [not on DVD yet]
Sunrise (Murnau)

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Is there only one mode of depression or sadness? There are as many types of sadness as there moments in time.
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