When you get older, the number of your hobbies reduces, but watching movies is always a good choice. Elderly who have a lot of memories find it easier to connect with the characters and to contemplate their past and future while watching. That’s why we have created a list of the best movies for seniors, which they will find interesting, funny, and educational.
Best Movies for Seniors
1) About Schmidt
In this 2002 comedy, Academy Award winner Jack Nicholson plays a man who is ready to retire after years of service at Woodmen of the World Insurance Company. But, while in the process of retirement, his life shatters as his wife dies after 42 years of marriage. At the same time, his daughter is getting married to a man he dislikes.
2) It’s Complicated
This movie is about two people who have been divorced for years but have remained close friends. The actors that play them are Alec Baldwin and Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep. Despite being divorced, and in the process of seeing other people, the pair discovers that they still have feelings for each other. This movie is good for elderly as it shows them that love is possible even in their late years of life.
3) The Bucket List
The Bucket List is another film starring Jack Nicholson, and this time around, he is accompanied by another Academy Award winner – Morgan Freeman. They play men that are terminally ill from cancer. But, regardless of their hard condition, they decide to leave the hospital and go on a road trip. During their travels, they both have a bucket list that they gradually check off as the movie goes on.
4) Little Miss Sunshine
This movie is a critically acclaimed comedy. The story revolves around a family who will do everything in their power to push their daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant. The movie is a perfect fit for the elderly, as it depicts a caring relationship between a little girl and her grandfather.
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