(CNN)With some exceptions, this year's Oscar-nominated films aren't exactly lighthearted. But that doesn't mean Oscar hopefuls don't enjoy kicking back with familiar favorites every now and then.
The best movies to watch when you need to feel good, according to Oscar hopefuls
When we sat down with some prolific storytellers for CNN's award season series Creators, we couldn't help but pose the question: What do some of the biggest names in film watch when they are craving a feel-good flick?
Their answers, featured in the video above, might surprise you.