"War of the Roses" with Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, and Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito's lawyer character conveys the story to a potential client of the divorce battle fought by Mr. and Mrs. Rose who just would not let go of their vindictive childish need for retaliation.Required viewing for any couple even toying with the idea of divorce.
"Tuesdays With Morrie" with Jack Lemmon, Hank Azaria, Wendy Moniz, Caroline Aaron, and Bonnie Barlett
Morrie is a retired sociology professor who is dying of ALS. Mitch his former student rekindles a relationship with his old friend and mentor and is forced confront feelings like love and sadness and deal with issues like death and commitment, and question his all consuming obsession with his job as a sports writer as he opens to his humanity and his spirituality.
"Pay it Forward" with Helen Hunt, Kevin Spacey, Jon Bon Jovi, Angie Dickingson, and Haley Joel Osment
A young boy is given a social studies assignment to come up with an idea that would change the world for the better. He thinks really big and dreams up a kind of pyrimid scheme of good will, where one person would do something nice and really meaningful for three other people and would ask them not to pay it back but to pay it forward to three other people, and so on and so on and so on. The boy thinks its a failure but after a while his plan launches a social revolution. Millions of people who have seen this movie are taking on the concept as a potential reality and have launched the pay it forward social revolution in the real world.