7 Must-See Movies If You're Going Through a Midlife Crisis
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Going Through a Midlife Crisis? These Are the Movies You Need to Watch
Have you found yourself buying a new car? Changing your hairstyle after 10 plus years? Spending all your savings on a lavish vacation? It happens to the best of us. You know, a midlife crisis.
A midlife crisis doesn't always have to be looked at as a negative thing, but if you need a pick me up or something to grab a little inspiration, these might be the films for you to watch.
Scroll through the list of movies and find which one best speaks to you!
1. Enough Said
Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener
Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars in this movie playing Eva, a divorced mother who is sad to see her daughter off to college but finds romance with a man named Albert played by James Gandolfini. All the while she befriends Albert's ex-wife and begins to question her relationship with him.
2. It's Complicated
Starring: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin
Jane (played by Meryl Streep) has been divorced from Jake (played by Alec Baldwin) for quite some time. But after a harmless dinner together, feelings change. Jane then find herself in a love triangle with her ex-husband and her new interest Adam (played by Steve Martin) who was hired to redo her kitchen. The title of the movie does not fall short, it's complicated.
3. Kramer vs. Kramer
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander
Advertising executive Ted Kramer (played by Dustin Hoffman) is hit with two things in one day: he lands a huge account at his job and his wife (played by Meryl Streep) tells him she is leaving him. Ted now has to find a balance between being a big shot advertising exec and raising a little boy by himself.
4. Last Vegas
Starring: Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman
Four best friends reunite in Las Vegas to celebrate the end to their bachelor friend's single life. Their glory days might be in the past and Las Vegas puts a test to their long-time friendship.
5. The Incredibles
Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter
Disney's Pixar film shows the lives of superheroes forced to go into hiding and live "normal" lives. Mr. Incredible soon jumps at an opportunity that puts his family at risk in an effort to relive his glory days.
6. Crazy, Stupid, Love
Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore
Cal Weaver (played bye Steve Carrel) finds out his wife (played by Julianne Moore) of many years wants a divorce and has cheated on him. Now, he has to move out and sort out single life after 40. Jacob Palmer (played by Ryan Gosling) takes him under his wing and begins a transformation of the new Cal Weaver.
7. Fantastic Mr.Fox
Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
Mr. Fox (voiced by George Clooney) has lived a simple life in the country with his family. He then finds himself in a tricky situation after breaking a promise to his wife, putting her and his friends in grave danger.
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