40 Movies You Should Watch If You're Turning 30 This Year

Good Will Hunting
Miramax Films

So you're turning the big 3-0. What's the big deal? Just kidding. It is a big deal. You're finally leaving your devil-may-care years and entering an uncharted territory of adulthood. Sure, it may seem scary, but you've still got decades upon decades ahead of you. If you're anxious about welcoming a brand new era in your life, we've listed down a roundup of films you have to watch, all brimming with life lessons that might come in handy in your thriving thirties. Enjoy!

Legally Blonde (2001)

Legally Blonde

On the surface, Legally Blonde seems to be just another chick flick, but it's more than that. It's a story about woman empowerment and how anyone can achieve anything if you just put your mind to it. 

Where to stream or rent: Amazon

500 Days of Summer (2009)

500 Days of Summer

As stated in the intro, 500 Days of Summer is a story of boy meets girl, but you should know upfront, that it is not a love story. It tells you a lot about relationships — how your happiness shouldn't be dependent on someone else, and how you can't force someone to be with you if they don't want to.

Where to stream or rent: HBO, Amazon

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Pulp Fiction

Considered to be one of the greatest films of all time, Pulp Fiction will take you on an epic adventure and introduce you to a slew of larger-than-life characters.

Where to stream or rent: Amazon

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