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    15 Movies About Genuinely Decent People For When You're Sick Of "Antiheroes"

    Cha Cha Real Smooth proves morally ambiguous main characters are so overrated.

    collage of different actors in movie scenes

    1. Andrew (Cooper Raiff) — Cha Cha Real Smooth

    Cooper Raiff talking to someone.

    2. Matt and Anna (Ed Helms and Patti Harrison) — Together Together

    Ed Helms holding Patti Harrison.

    3. Kiki (Minami Takayama) — Kiki's Delivery Service

    Kiki flying through the air.

    4. Dottie (Geena Davis) — A League of Their Own

    Geena Davis holding a bat.

    5. Dewey (Jack Black) — School of Rock

    Jack Black playing guitar.

    6. Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) — C'mon C'mon

    Joaquin Phoenix and Woody Norman reading in bed.

    7. Frances (Greta Gerwig) — Frances Ha

    Greta Gerwig smiling.

    8. Lars (Ryan Gosling) — Lars and the Real Girl

    Ryan Gosling sitting next to a doll.

    9. Calvin (Ice Cube) — Barbershop

    Ice Cube holding a drink.

    10. Paterson (Adam Driver) — Paterson

    Adam Driver sitting down.

    11. Burt and Verona (John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph) — Away We Go

    John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph standing next to each other.

    12. Ruby (Emilia Jones) — CODA

    Emilia Jones looking sad.

    13. Lisa (Regina Hall) — Support the Girls

    Regina Hall smirking.

    14. Casey (Haley Lu Richardson) — Columbus

    Haley Lu Richardson talking to John Cho.

    15. Kathy (Hong Chau) — Driveways

    Hong Chau with her arm around Lucas Jaye.