Inspirational movies are great, they not only entertain you but sometimes guide you and motivate you. Some movies are so relevant to your life’s story that we feel touched. Sometimes after watching a movie, we are like: Hey that’s exactly what I feel, Hey that’s my life too etc. etc.
10 Best Inspirational Movies For Everyone To Start You Day
Every Friday thousands of new movies hit the theater and some of them are pure diamonds. I believe each one of us would love to watch movies with an epic and decent story line. Hollywood has given us some of the most inspirational and motivational movies that touched our life, thought us new lessons and motivated to overcome all hardships like a hero.
You are the hero of your own life, live it the way you want and win the race,that’s what every movie says.
So without any delay let me list out the best inspirational movies that everyone must watch to learn about life, success, relationship and so on.
1. Soul Surfer
This movie is amazing and truly inspirational. The movie depicts the story of a young girl, a surf champion who is attacked by a shark and in the accident, she loses an arm. The story is all about her faith in god and how her beloved ones supported her during difficult time. Soul Surfer received an IMDB rating of 7.1/10 and highly recommended by critiques.
This amazing biography of Bethany Hamilton will teach you the value of Faith, family, and struggle in life. Movie cast includes Anna Sophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Loraine Nicholson, Carrie Underwood and Dennis Quaid.
Soul Surfer: A true story of Faith, family, and fighting to get back on the Board.
2. Seven Pounds
Seven Pounds is considered to have the best performance by Will Smith. The actor plays a role of Ben Thomas, an IRS agent is guilt-ridden as he mistakenly killed seven people including his own fiancee. Will Smith has been exceptionally well on portraying the character of guilt-ridden man Bean Thomas. Seven Pounds emphasis on the art of giving, when Ben Thomas sets out to save the lives of seven good people by donating his own body organs.
3. The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption is an amazing movie depicting the journey of a banker who gets sentenced to lifetime imprisonment on the charge of murder of his wife and lover despite his claims of innocence.
The movie cast includes the famous actor Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton and William Sadler. Despite a box office average performance the movie had received multiple awards and even 7 Oscar nominations.The Shawshank Redemption focuses on the struggle of life, friendship, hope, and faith in yourself.
4. Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump is my favorite inspirational cum motivational movie. Its storyline is unique and It’s the only movie that fits in all genres i.e Love and Romance, Sports and Athletics, War and struggle, Politics and society and business and entrepreneurship. Forrest Gump is a character who is little bit crack in mind but does exceptionally well in all phases of life. The movie teaches us, how being simple can make you everyone’s favorite. The movie cast includes Tom Hanks and Sally Field.
5. Cast Away
Again a Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Nick Searcy and Chris Noth Starer, Cast Away is a unique inspirational movie, that shows the power of Love. The hero of the movie mistakenly gets into a deserted island where he is left alone to survive. He survives there for 5 years and returns back to home as a changed man. It was an unfortunate plane crash that separates him from his girlfriend Helen, but eventually, both are reunited in the end. The movie has won a Golden Globe Award too.
6. A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind is a biopic on John Forbes Nash Jr. who was an Award-winning mathematician during his time. A Beautiful Mind has grabbed four Oscar and many other popular awards too. The plot of the movie shows how a young mathematician achieves heights in his early years and suddenly everything came to halt when he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. The guy continued to struggle and finally, he got cured. The Nobel Price finally paid all bills for what he had to suffer. The movie will inspire you to move on and handle the miseries of life.
7. The Pursuit Of Happiness
No list is complete without mentioning this motivational movie that teaches you amazing life lessons. Again Will Smith is in lead roles here, cast opposite to Thandie Newton. The pursuit of happiness is a story of once a homeless father who kicked off his poverty and became a successful stock broker.
Chris Gardener played by Will Smith is the father here who always remains under financial pressure and luckily he gets an internship at a reputed stock brokerage firm even without any salary.
The father-son duo also had to go through tons of hardships and eventually Chris’s career gets a boost and all his problems fade away. Every scene of the movie gives a decent life lesson.
8. Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers is a story of a beautiful twenty-three-year-old Erin Gruwell, who starts teaching at Wilson High School. Her class is full of racially charged people, the American, The African, Latinos etc and they all hated each other. Erin works hard and eventually unites them on a common interest in writing. The movie highlights on issues of intolerance and struggle throughout the world and how one should tackle such problems. Freedom Writers is a must Watch For Teachers and students.
9. 127 Hour
Watch Full Movie Here! I consider this is an epic movie, Guys. 127 Hours is a biopic survival drama directed by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle who had also directed Slumdog Millionaire. The movie depicts the journey of Aron Ralston, a mountaineer who goes on a hiking trekking adventure in Utah. Mistakenly the climber gets trapped in a canyon, and he tries hard to get out of it. After127 hours of surviving without food and water, he decides to cut his arm to gets off. The storyline of the movie is amazing and there are some breathtaking scenes which seem unbelievable.
10. Rescue Dawn
Rescue Dawn is an epic war drama film inspired by Vietnam war. Directed by Wermer Herzog, Rescue Dawn has lead roles played by the Batsman Guy Christian Bale and Steve Zahn. Rescue Dawn is a story of a fighter pilot who is arrested peasants, who later makes an escape plan with five other prisoners and successfully gets out of the place. The movie teaches the importance of patience, hope, and self-belief.
Wrapping It Up
So these are some great inspirational movies that will teach you life lessons and are perfect to start your day with. Apart from these movies, there are certainly big names which have not been included in the list like the Social Network, Gravity, Wall Street, etc.