This is CANSWER HIVE. Tips and insights shared directly from Rethink’s Young Women’s Network (RYWN).


We’ve all had those days… the bad ones. Where we don’t feel like doing anything but curling up in a blanket and turning to the beloved Netflix. But what to watch?

Here are 10 RYWN recommended movies and shows that are sure to brighten any blues you might be having:

 

1Big Bang Theory

“Best friends and roommates Leonard and Sheldon, physicists who work at the California Institute of Technology, may be able to tell everybody more than they want to know about quantum physics, but getting through most basic social situations, especially ones involving women, totally baffles them. ” (Source).

 

Seasons: 11            Rating: 91% (Google)

*Photo via CBS

 

2Friends

“Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.” (Source).

 

Seasons: 10            Rating: 94% (Google)

*Photo via TV

 

3The Office

“A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium” (Source).

 

Seasons: 9            Rating: 95% (Google)

*Photo via NBC

 

4Magic Mike

“Mike Lane is a thirty-year old living in Tampa,Florida. By day he works as a roofer while at night, as Magic Mike, he is the star attraction of the Kings of Tampa, a group of male strippers ” (Source).

 

Films: 2            Ratings: 73% (Google)

*Photo via creative.bauermedia.co.uk

 

5Bridget Jones

“Bridget Jones is an average woman struggling against her age, her weight, her job, her lack of a man, and her many imperfections. As a New Year’s Resolution, Bridget decides to take control of her life, starting by keeping a diary in which she will always tell the complete truth” (Source).

 

Films: 3            Ratings: 75-83% (Google)

*Photo via Brit Movie Tours

 

6Love Actually

“Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England” (Source).

 

Films: 1            Rating: 81% (Google)

*Photo via Daily Mirror

 

7Downton Abbey

“A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century” (Source).

 

Seasons: 6            Rating: 91% (Google)

*Photo via Lowertown Landing

 

8Scandal

“A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets” (Source).

 

Seasons: 7            Rating: 85% (Google)

*Photo via Scandal Wiki – Fandom

 

9Dirty Dancing

“Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle” (Source).

 

Films: 1            Rating: 87% (Google)

*Photo via Youtube

 

10Pretty in Pink

“A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy” (Source).

 

Films: 1            Rating: 86% (Google)

*Photo via the odyssey online