Movies about Self-Help

Relieving Stress: Most Recommended Movie List

Stress can be constant, or only occasional, but it is always difficult and painful. There have been a number of great films over the years dealing with the affects of stress. We compiled a list of Stress Relief movies that approach the topic from a variety of different angles. Click on the movie poster thumbnail, or movie title, to learn more and a chance to purchase as well.

Silver Linings Playbook

Starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro
Directed by David O. Russell

Released in 2012


Good Will Hunting

Starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Robin Williams
Directed by Gus van Sant

Released in 1998



Starring Audrey Tautou, Matthieu Kassovitz and Rufus
Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Released in 2001


Ordinary People

Starring Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch and Timothy Hutton
Directed by Robert Redford

Released in 1980


Dead Poet’s Society

Starring Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard and Ethan Hawke
Directed by Peter Weir

Released in 1989

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