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22 Movies Celebrities Watch When They Need Some Comfort

Because we could all use a little comfort right now.

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So, while we were at the Sundance Film Festival last week, we asked celebrities what movies they watch when they want to feel comforted. Below are some of their answers. Maybe they'll help you find some comfort, too.

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You've Got Mail and Day For Night – Jenny Slate

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"[You've Got Mail] makes me feel really good. I love how adorable Meg Ryan is, and that she's not overly-sexualized but she's very, very beautiful. The area that she sort of resides in in that film just feels really good to me. She's like a human daisy — she's so sweet. And I also really like to watch the movie Day for Night because I love being on a film set, and I think that film is really, really fresh. And timeless."

Bridget Jones's Diary, Annie Hall, Manhattan, Three Men and a Little Lady — Elizabeth Olsen

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"Bridget Jones's Diary and Annie Hall, Manhattan, Three Men and a Little Lady. When I was in high school, I started becoming obsessed with Woody Allen films and I identified with Diane Keaton's continual characters in a lot of his movies, just being like, 'Oh, I understand that woman. She's cool and smart, [and] a nervous mess.'"

Billy Jack, Brazil, Time Bandits, and Baron Munchausen — Nick Offerman

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"I love Billy Jack, I love Terry Gilliam's Brazil, and Baron Munchausen, and Time Bandits. And I think that's enough for now."

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Legend, The Dark Crystal, The Last Unicorn — Chloë Sevigny

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"I like some nice escapism. I've been into all those '80s fantasy films like The Dark Crystal, The Last Unicorn, things like that. That's what I've been into as of late, things you revisit [from childhood]. Like, 'Was Legend really good?' Those are always kind of comforting and nice, the sense memory of when you were younger."

Being There, A Face in the Crowd, and Ace in the Hole — Judd Apatow

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"We all need to watch Being There and A Face in the Crowd. Those movies are important to see right now. Ace in the Hole might be one for people to check out, learn a little about that one."

Terms of Endearment — Connie Britton

"I just saw Terms of Endearment again — can we talk about that for a second? We all remember the amazing Shirley MacLaine 'give my daughter the shot' scene, but maybe what we forget is the incredible comedy, the incredible characterizations."

The Champ — Ray Romano

"I like to cry. I'm a crier. I'm a sucker, I could cry at a commercial, I'm gonna cry soon — right now. I like sad movies, I don't know why, it's cathartic for me to let it out. The Champ, remember The Champ? When little Ricky Schroder [cries], 'Wake up, Champ!' That's a good release."

The Big Lebowski — O'Shea Jackson Jr.

"When that movie's on, I'm throwing the remote. I might break it. The Big Lebowski is everything. The Dude abides. That's my go-to — the simplest plot, and it grows and snowballs into this huge fiasco. There's nothing better than Jeff Bridges in that."

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