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Top 10 Movies for Seniors 

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Any time is the right time to settle in and enjoy a great movie.
Here are 10 films recommended for mature audiences.

The Hundred Foot Journey

 

“The Hundred-Foot Journey”
Cultures and cuisines collide when a family from India opens a restaurant across the street from one of France’s finest eateries.

 

 

 

 

 

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

 

 

 

“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
A group of retirees finds new adventures after moving to a dilapidated hotel in India.

 

 

 

 

Cocoon

 

 

 

“Cocoon”
Seniors stumble upon the fountain of youth, compliments of visitors from another planet.

 

 

 

Space Cowboys

 

 

 

“Space Cowboys”
A crew of former NASA engineers comes out of retirement to try to fix a failing satellite.

 

 

 


On Golden Pond

 

 

 

“On Golden Pond”
A pivotal summer at a cabin in the north woods helps bring a family back together.

 

 

 


Nebraska

 

 

 

“Nebraska”
A father and son try to find common ground while on a road trip to claim a lottery prize.

 

 

 


The Bucket List

 

 

 

“The Bucket List”
Two terminally ill men head off to complete their wish lists before they die.

 

 

 

The Notebook

 

 

 

“The Notebook”
A love story transcends time and circumstances to reconnect a husband and wife.

 

 

 

Grumpy Old Men

 

 

 

“Grumpy Old Men”
An attractive new neighbor inflames an ongoing feud between elderly rivals.

 

 

 

Harold and Maude

 

 

 

“Harold and Maude”
A septuagenarian teaches a self-destructive teenager about life.

 

 

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