1. La La Land

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You should watch this if you like:

  • a retro, vintage atmosphere
  • jazz, soul, or old-school R&B
  • "Singin' in the Rain"
  • a Hollywood movie without the expected Hollywood ending
  • to feel things you've never felt before

Personal favorite quote:

"So bring on the rebels, the ripples from pebbles; The painters, and poets, and plays."
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2. Breakfast at Tiffany's

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You should watch this if you like:

  • an independent, atypical female character
  • the New York City lifestyle
  • coffee or cats or both
  • fashion from the 50's or 60's
  • kissing in the rain

Personal favorite quote:

"We belong to nobody, and nobody belongs to us."
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3. The Grand Budapest Hotel

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You should watch this if you like:

  • pastel colors
  • storytelling at its finest
  • quirky humor
  • symmetry and perfect balance
  • tiny cakes

Personal favorite quote:

"Get your hands off my lobby boy!"
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4. The Sound of Music

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You should watch this if you like:

  • the good ol' razzle dazzle
  • positive family relations
  • social justice
  • gold
  • Captain Von Trapp is sUCH A DADDY

Personal favorite quote:

"My heart will be blessed with the sound of music, and I'll sing once more."
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5. Sucker Punch

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You should watch this if you like:

  • steampunk
  • elements of mental illness
  • girls ganging up to dismantle the patriarchy
  • being caught off guard by the ending
  • existentialism

Personal favorite quote:

"Who honors those we love for the very life we live? Who sends monsters to kill us, and at the same time sings that we will never die? Who teaches us what's real and how to laugh at lies? Who decides why we live and what we'll die to defend? Who chains us? And who holds the key that can set us free?"
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6. Everyone Says I Love You

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You should watch this if you like:

  • Woody Allen
  • multiple story lines
  • beautiful shots of Venice, Paris and Manhattan
  • non-predictable feel good-movies
  • humorous dialogue

Personal favorite quote:

"Yeah, she was also a heroin addict, but I thought it was insulin, so how was I to know?"
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7. Clueless

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You should watch this if you like:

  • fashion statements
  • character development
  • everything 90's
  • teenage wisdom at its finest

Personal favorite quote:

"May I please remind you, that it does not say R.S.V.P. on the Statue of Liberty."
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8. West Side Story

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You should watch this if you like:

  • racial themes still relevant today
  • finger-snapping
  • forbidden love á la Romeo & Juliet
  • musical masterpieces
  • latin-american culture

Personal favorite quote:

"Even death won't part us now."
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9. Moulin Rouge!

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You should watch this if you like:

  • 19th century Paris
  • the "starving artist" trope
  • melodrama
  • The Great Gatsby (2013)
  • power soundtracks

Personal favorite quote:

"This story is about truth, beauty, freedom; but above all, this story is about love."
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