Retirement Movies

This is a list of retirement movies. In reality, they are movies I've found online that relate to retirement, seniors, aging.... not necessarily retirement alone.

This list is all movies from 2000 - NOW... listed with the most recent at the top. This page might take a few moments to load -- I've added movie trailers for each movie allowing you to view a bit to see if it might be something for you!


P.S. Comments welcome at the bottom of the page. If I've missed any, please add them!!

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) - A British film about retirees traveling to India. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: rated 4.5 of 5 at Amazon

Late Bloomers (2011) - A long-married couple, adjusting to retirement and aging.

The Artist (2011) - An older silent film movie star, takes a forced retirement, as silent cinema is replaced by the movies with sound, in this silent film. Meanwhile, a much younger women, who the new retiree happens to be in love with, rises to success in the new medium. The Artist: rated 4.0 of 5 at Amazon

Toy Story 3 (2010) - The kid is now headed to college -- and his toys are facing a kind of forced retirement. I can't discriminate against Toys Retirement here... Just watch this trailer, then you'll know why this movie is here! Grin! Toy Story 3: rated 4.5 of 5 at Amazon

Red (2010) - "RED... Retired Extremely Dangerous" A retired CIA agent realizes something big his happening and the Retirees are out to save the world. This is an action comedy starring Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Helen Mirren... Red: rated 4.2 of 5 at Amazon

Up (2009) - An unhappy senior must sell his family home after he loses his wife. His adventure shows that there is always a new reason to keep on moving... life is still around you. This is an animated film. Up: rated 4.4 of 5 at Amazon

Get Low (2009) - A senior man, who has many rumors running about his life, shows up at a funeral home wanting to plan his own funeral party. He wants to hear all the stories about him that the town share.... in the end he tells them about his life, and why he had been a hermit for years... and dies in peace. This is based on a true story. Robert Duvall was awarded the Hollywood Award for Best Actor in this movie. Get Low [Blu-ray]

Is There Anybody There? (2008) - A family turns their house into a retirement home and a 10 yr old boy and senior meet! Is Anybody There?" rated 3.7 of 5 at Amazon

The Bucket List (2007) - Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson meet in side by side hospital beds. They both write bucket lists, , what they need to do with the remainder of their lives. Then choose to "run away" on an around the world vacation, to do all they want to do before they "kick the bucket". The Bucket List: rated 4.3 of 5 at Amazon

The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004) - When an 83 year old retiree dies, this movie follows the five people he meets in heaven. The Five People You Meet in Heaven: rated 4.4 of 5 at Amazon

The Notebook (2004) - Can love last in retirement? Two retirees living in a nursing home relive their memories of the summer they met and their courtship. The Notebook: rated 4.6 of 5 at Amazon

Something's Gotta Give (2003) - Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton find love after age 50, after each has a fling with a younger partner. Something's Gotta Give: rated 3.5 of 5 at Amazon

Secondhand Lions (2003) - Two odd uncles, with a odd life, travel with a 14-year old boy. Secondhand Lions: rated 4.7 of 5 at Amazon

Calendar Girls (2003) - A true story of older Bristish ladies raising money for a local hospital, How? By doing a of calendar of themselves -- in the nude, no less! Calendar Girls: rated 4.3 of 5 at Amazon

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