Power Rankings: Movies That Put Smiles on Our Faces

The SAW Power Rankings is our weekly ranking of a certain movie-related topic. Please feel free to comment on our rankings and provide a list of your own in the comments below.

We love movies because they entertain us and they put smiles on our faces. They don’t always have to be the best, winning awards or the biggest box office draw but the moment it makes us grin from ear to ear while watching, it has us hooked. That movie becomes an all-time favorite whether you can explain why or not. It just is. The absolute best ones are when all we have to do is hear someone mention the title and we instantly perk up, smiling and ready to talk about it. Or, you know, sometimes it doesn’t even have to be mentioned before we start blabbering about it. 

If you love movies, you have a number of these that are constantly in the back of your mind ready to slap a smile on your face. We listed some of our favorite movies that instantly make us smile and we want to hear some of yours. Tell us what movies make you instantly grin!

Vincent Kane:

  1. Grease (1978)
  2. Snatch (2000)
  3. Tropic Thunder (2008)
  4. Friday (1995)
  5. The Return of the Living Dead (1984)


  1. The Big Lebowski (1998)
  2. Office Space (1999)
  3. Ghostbusters (1984)
  4. Young Frankenstein (1974)
  5. Galaxy Quest (1999)

King Alvarez:

  1. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  2. Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  3. Die Hard (1988)
  4. Ocean’s 11 (2004)
  5. Star Trek (2009)

Marmaduke Karlston:

  1. Back to the Future (1985)
  2. A Goofy Movie (1995)
  3. Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)
  4. Freaky Friday (2003)
  5. When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

Sailor Monsoon:

  1. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  2. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
  3. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
  4. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
  5. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Lee McCutcheon:

  1. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
  2. The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
  3. Scott Pilgrim vs the World (2010)
  4. WALL-E (2008)
  5. City Lights (1931)

Mitch Roush:

  1. Back to the Future (1985)
  2. Waiting for Guffman (1997)
  3. Hook (1991)
  4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
  5. White Men Can’t Jump (1992)

Author: Vincent Kane

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