As they say, “the greatest gift of life is friendship” and indeed lucky are those who have received it. Today in the age of social media when society and human contact are being uploaded online, many people have lost their belief in true friendship. But here are some movies which will definitely bring that nostalgia of good old days.
1. The Perks of being a Wallflower
Charlie, who is a fifteen-year-old boy, starts his life in high school and becomes very nervous about the new life. Being an introvert, when he becomes friends with others, he struggles to cope with everybody but eventually his life is affected by the sweet, loving, caring and fiery friendship surrounding this movie.
2. The Help
The Help will definitely help you discover not only the upper layer but the deeper cores of friendship and familiarise you with the various possibilities that the love of friendship can bring. The protagonist, who is an aspiring author, wants to write a book on African-Americans and the problems that they face on a daily basis, and the movie captures the struggle around it.
3. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
This film not only enhances the sense of friendship but also touches the core of the heart of the viewers with the story. Bruno, who is an 8-year-old boy of a commander stationed at a concentration camp of Nazi Germany during WWII gets lost and accidentally befriends a Jewish boy. His friendship with that Jewish boy that he met through the fence results in an unexpected ending.
4. Forrest Gump
Thinking why this movie is on the list? Don’t get fooled by Forrest’s love or crush, whatever one wants to call it, as love is also a form of ultimate friendship. Forrest Gump, a whimsical man joins the armed services, and befriends his boss and colleague Dan and Bubba. But while everything in his life is happening greatly he cannot stop thinking about his childhood best friend Jenny.
5. Toy Story
Toy story is a classic story of friendship and everything that stand for. The story is centered by Andy a boy and his favorite toy Woody, who is terrified that after Andy buys a new toy, he would not love his old friend that much but ends up eventually befriending the new toy.
6. I Love You Man
This is a classic movie about buds. In the story, a situation is shown where the fiancée gets jealous of the deep friendship between Peter and his new best man.
7. The Shawshank Redemption
Although this movie has made a serious splash with the audience, this too highlights the friendship of two prisoners and their story in a broader sense.
8. How to Train Your Dragon
And last but not the least; this is a story of friendship between a boy and his dragon who is ready to go to any extent to save his bud from the villagers.