Today is the International Day of Friendship. In India, this day will be celebrated on the first Sunday of August that is celebrated on August 2 of this year. Here we list five of those movies and web series that you can watch to celebrate this special day. What is “moving” about these films is not necessarily the stories they tell, by the way, it is the strong and enduring friendships among the characters that will restore their faith and hope in humanity.
3 IDIOTS (2009) [ IMDb: 8.5]
In this movie, the three main characters, Rancho, Raju, and Farhan, went from being strangers to becoming best friends who can go to any lengths for the happiness of the other. And through their hilarious and emotional journey, they gave us some valuable lessons about life and friendship. They showed us what it means to find a friend, make them realize what is good or bad for them, and experience
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) [IMDB 9.3]
Bank merchant Andy Dufresne is convicted of the murder of his wife and lover, and sentenced to life in prison in Shawshank prison. Life seems to have gotten worse, but fortunately, only Andy befriends some of the other inmates, in particular, one character is known only as Red.
Over time, Andy finds ways to live life as easily as possible in a prison, leaving a message for everyone, while the body may be locked in a cell, the spirit can never really be imprisoned. This movie is IMDB 9.3 best rating.
The Intouchables (2011) [IMDB 8.5]
Prepare the tissues, because this unexpected friendship story is incredibly impressive. Philippe (François Clauset) is a rich man, after becoming fourth, hires a young man (Omar C) as his temporary official. And they change each other’s life.
The Lord of the Rings (2001) [IMDB 8.8]
While Frodo & Sam continue to approach Mount Doom to destroy one episode, unaware of Gollum’s path leading him, former Fellowship assistance Rohan & Gondor is in a major battle at Pelennor, Minas Tirith, and Black Gates fields while Sauron wages the last war against Middle-earth.
Gandalf and Aragorn led the world of men against the Sauron Army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approached Mount Dome with one ring.
Good Will Hunting (1997) [IMDB 8.3]
A young adult named Will Hunting has always been living in the slums. He spends his nights in bars and batting cages with his best friends. However, he has an incredible talent in mathematics. When Will is almost sent to jail, an MIT professor decides to rescue him on the condition that he work with him for math every week and visit a therapist. Little does he know that the therapist, Sean, will change his life in many ways.