Top Ten Most Inspirational Movies Of All Time

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1
Forrest Gump
I just finished watching it and I was so inspired I wanted to go own a shrimp company I wanted to go be in the Vietnam war and go compete in a ping-pong tournament one of the best movies of all time
It was a complete life Forrest Gump had

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forrest gump represents the best in people!
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2The Shawshank Redemption
Some Awesome quotes
"Get busy livin, or get busy dyin"
"Fear makes you prisoner, hope can set you free"..
And most of all can't deny the acting of Tim Robbins and Andy Freeman.. You will never regret watching this movie.
Andy Dufresne is a young and successful banker whose life changes drastically when he is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife and her lover. Set in the 1940's, the film shows how Andy, with the help of his friend Red, the prison entrepreneur, turns out to be a most unconventional prisoner.

Crispy085

Shawshank Redemption is better than any other movie on the list. The acting by Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins had outclassed the others actors in the contemporary world. The most inspirational movie ever.
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3Rocky
A true american classic. A film that embodies the true essence and amazement of the human spirit! Never back down, never give up!
it's really great movie, which I have ever seen. Hats off for this movie and silvester for such wonderful role...
People who have not seen this movie may think that it's about boxing and all...However, believe me it's much more than Boxing. It's about relationship with people. It's about how to keep on moving in life. One of the movies from which you can learn a lot of things. Must watch...
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4The Pursuit of Happyness
Few days ago I watched this movies by suggestion of one of the my friend who is working in accenture so I think it is one of the best inspirational movie I ever watched. This will give a lots of thing which is change my life.
The best inspirational movie in the list according to me and easy to understand also.
This is one of the best movies, I loved this movies, it inspire me a lot & guide me a lesson whatever the situation will occur you have to face without complain. Sometimes life will too harsh to teach us a lesson but we are not aware of that aspects. I must be a changed man after seeing this movie... Must watch it :-)
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5The Blind Side
Great movie.. This is one which teaches us that let your work speak for you. And everyone has a hero within him only thing you need to bring that out. Explore the hero within.
Based on the life of Michael Oher who is is in the NFL and plays for the Baltimore Ravens at Offensive Tackle
OK, these are some great movies, but the blind side is a true epic movie, the storyline, the characters, the moral it is all amazingly wonderful
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63 Idiots
Really Awesome must watch it truly inspirational movie... It shows the life of three student which are also good friends. One nice quote " Don't go beyond the success go beyond excellence success will definitely come behind you".
It gives you big message which is "LEARN TO KNOW"
Students study so that they can pass the examination and get a job and earn money and have good life style but that is not it.
This movie really deserves a position in the top 10 and I urge everyone who has not watched it to watch.
Awesome movie about passion and finding goal in life.
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7Braveheart
How can you not put this movie in your top 10 inspirational movies list when you have a warrior like William Wallace Defending his country against the much bigger country like England but Wallace was able to give England the fight of there history when the scotts fought for there freedom.

johnspera

The most inspirational movie of all time.
Oh, I love this film, Every person should be as brave as William Wallace, he have the ultimate will and courage,
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8127 Hours
Real story based! Very inspiring...! I just loved this movie.. This teaches a lot of things.

Things like patience, taking the right decision!
This is the best inspirational movie which I ve ever watched beside 300, Aron Ralston became my superhero after I've watched this...
This movie shows you Not give up. The best inspirational movie

9The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Proof that size doesn't matter when a two young hobbits barely 3 feet tall prove to the world that they bow to no one by destroying the one ring and freeing middle earth from the forces sauron and his orcs, this and the whole Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit are simply amazing.
Friends who gave no oath lay down each their lives for the greater good, even in defeat. It shows the best of people, no contest one of the greatest films ever made.
Not to be a hypocrite, but the way I said that it gives me warmth to hear gandalf say death is just another path is because of how positive of a story LOTR is. where there is a heaven in middle earth.
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10Edward Scissorhands
Beautiful film that has a heart-felt powerful meaning that anyone can relate :) Tim Burton's masterpiece!
This is one of the best story I ever watched.

The Contenders

11Remember the Titans
Worth a watch! Loved it!
I wouldn't say this is the best in the list with Pursuit of Happyness sitting there. But in sport, this is the most inspirational you can ever watch and deserves to be in top 5. Too good. By the end of the movie, if you didn't laugh tears, you ain't human. And it's a frigging true story! :"D :"D
Well the cool part about this movie is it was based off events that happened under 20 miles from where I live
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12Slumdog Millionaire
This movie make you belive impossible is nothing..

13Rudy
A movie about a guys dream to one day play football at the college of his dreams Notre Dame. Rudy was a long shot because of his size and ability but he was an all star when it came to heart. Rudy never gave up on his dream even though he was not smart enough to get into notre dame so he had to go to holy cross a junior college to get the grades for notre dame. Finally in his senior year Rudy is able to attend notre dame and plays on the practice squad. Because of Rudys heart the coaches took a notice of him and let him stay on even though his lack of size and ability. Rudy then gets his wish in the last game of his career to not only dress and march out onto the field but also to get in for two plays and makes a tackle in one of them.

johnspera

Real men cry when they watch this movie.
It makes people want to go to college.

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14Schindler's List
Defiantly the best movie ever made. Period.
Its one of the best movie I have ever seen.
This is the good movie...
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15Titanic
A movie for all time. The way it has touched my heart no other movie did before. This has to be the no. 1 of this list.
Ah! So sweet, adorable and cute. Just watched it for the first time ever great romantic movie, love story, classic, and ( NO OFFENSE) oldISH movie, watch it right now! GO
Most romantic and yet sad movie of all times, it inspired many people because your suppose to live our life cause you can die at any molment and if you love someone don't give up keep trying
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16It's A Wonderful Life
Heart warming and inspirational makes you think what could have happened if I wish I were never born huh blows your mind away right?
Life is Wonderful indeed!
Gave me some real motivation to stay in my hometown Ajmer and make my way to the top right here.
AFI rated it No. 1 and we put it down to 19th. It's happening only because people don't have a choice of movies and are sunk on new ones; shame on these people!
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17The Help
Its an inspirational movie for sure. I liked it a lot

18Saving Private Ryan
It's the best warfare movie I have seen so far

19We Are Marshall

20Gladiator
GREAT MOVIE! Inspirational with a Capital I! Especially how he sees his family in the end in heaven and how he fights in the colosseum for freedom! Russel Crowe is Amazing in this!
I think that gladiator desrves firs place couse russell crowe is awesome actor not just that, this movis is so inspirational I mean in this movie he plays a man who wants to be with his family but unfortunately his son and wife were killed by royal soldiers and after that he was fighting in arena for his freedom but in the end he dies by killing the king..
I'm surprised seeing this movie here at 18th rank. this is sad. if there is any movie ever that has shown the real face of war, anarchy and ancient politics more closely, this is it
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21Good Will Hunting
This movie deserves to be at the top

22A Beautiful Mind
This movie is very inspirational... Its about John Nash, probably the best mathematician of 20th century. The movie is about his life and how her wife helped her... Surely boosts you up after watching, very good movies for science students.
Great and very inspirational movie so far I have watched, that tell you that tell you man with a mind of very serious problems could turn to be noble prize holder with keeping his focus on real things and avoid fantasies..

23Freedom Writers
Overall inspirational movie! Should at least be in the top ten!
Though I loved a lot of the movies in the top ten ish I believe this one should be there to... It's an amazing film. Oh my it's amazing
Best. every teacher should watch

24One Flew Over the Cuckoos' Nest

Jack Nicholson was at his best in this movie, one of the best I have ever seen, you must watch it.

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25Big Fish
I love how this movie puts more emphasis on how you feel than what you are

26Radio

27The Secret Life of Bees

28Rain Man

A heart warming movie played by Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise as Charlie Babbit, a selfish car salesman star as brothers in this movie and shows the growing love of two brothers.

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29300
If you can't get psyched to kick stuff and attack household objects from this movie, your watching it wrong
Awesome film! Higly energetic!

30Black Hawk Down

31Billy Elliot

32Battle of Britain
This was the story of how the RAF managed to repel the superior Luftwaffe assault on Britain to mark a key change in the war. Hitler's "Operation Sea Lion" was a failure thanks to the brave RAF.

33Almost Famous

34Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Its in hindi... But still search for its translation... Its a athletic movie which will inspire you... Must watch!
A very inspirational story of a simple boy from being no one to being one of the best athletes of his time.
Its truly a inspirational movie...
Must watch..
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35Happy-Go-Lucky

36Three Fugitives

37The Green Mile
Amazing movie to watch...
It's an impressive movie.

38Soul Surfer
Love it! She is my absolute hero. Also like dolphin tale. Never seen rocky, but mom, I'm her hero, calls me rocky. Love the blind side. Watch this movie, read the book, and follow your dreams! Sorry, got kinda cheesy!

39Fight Club
Very inspirational! Now I'm trying to create my own another personality
Tyler durden... Leader of freedom movement
Tyler durden... I think I don't need to say nothing else.

40The Dark Knight Rises
Must be in top three because we all got inspired by joker
It inspires me to stand for something!
It has to be there in the top 10

41The Godfather
Greatest movie in cinema history
Greatest movie in cinema history
Greatest movie in cinema history

42Hotel Rwanda
That scene when they're driving down the 'bumpy' road just made me feel sick

43Erin Brockovich
Love the story... A mom who will do anything and everything for her family and neighbors...

44The Miracle Worker
I just watched this in school, loved it

45Boys Don't Cry

4612 Angry Men
It's a very old movie but never mind... go for it! It's an awesome movie!

47Never Back Down
The title for this movie is justified."Never Back Down".

488 Mile
This film is amazing mainly because Eminem is in it and it also inspired me to write my own rap lyrics and express my feeling and thoughts through them.
Eminem is there! It tells everything...
This should be over forest gump... imagen you doing your talent and. A girl you like cheers for you.

49The Exorcist
In my opinion, this is a movie that will scare you out of your mind so much that morals will be brought back into humanity again.

50My Left Foot
Daniel's masterpiece must deserve in the top 5
Where glory is over rated

51Up
Best animated movie ever, a story about journey of life and achieving what you dream when you are very close to the end of life and its almost over and you have nothing to loose.
This movie is inspirational. its about a man that goes on a adventure to go to paradise Falls. The boy found a dog that talks with a device and the boy is also a Boy Scout. I think that movie is cute.
This movie is great, one of the best Disney movies
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52Gran Torino

53South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
Awesome as ever, south park rules

54Life Is Beautiful
This shows the power of being no matter what situation is around us we can still make Life Beautiful. What love this man had for his family!
This should be in top 10
Must watch
Bes of all. Teaches how to turn a trasgedy into fun and hope
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55Glory

56The Best Years Of Our Lives

57Die Hard

58Inception
This movie makes you THINK
Makes you FEEL that you gained some KNOWLEDGE

59Dead Poets Society
Deserves to be in at least he top 20. Brilliant story of a teacher who shows its more than just a job

60To Save a Life

61Norma Rae

62Invictus
Why isn't it in top 10

63Step Up
It's definitely one of the most inspirational movies of our generation. You can be what you dream of being, even if you are broke, live in a small town, you have no education, no family...It's very inspiring.

64Requiem for a Dream
This movie is the ultimate drug PSA. everyone should see this movie if they're about to take drugs.

65Rocky IV
The reason i have chose 4 over all the rest of the rockys is because one its my favorite of all the rockys but second because he passes the major test that no one thought he could pass without losing or even dieing againt a mountain of a boxer Ivan Drago who already killed rocks best friend. Now out for revenge rocky trains his heart out and is able to get his revenge by not only beating Ivan but also knocking out the russian champ.

johnspera

One of the best inspiration, must watch,

66Warrior
One brother, a war hero who is struggling after leaving the Army, pinned against his detached brother, a school teacher struggling to make the payments on his home, fight their way through the most prestigious cage fighting tournament only to face each other in the final match.
The move that you want to watch over and over again..
This movie put rocky to shame.

67Crazy Heart

68Pay It Forward
... Sincerely, this movie made me the kind hearted being I am... It is a movie every household must make their child (ren) watch, and I have never been more hopeful that we would have a great world where we watch not just for ourselves but for one another. MOVING!

69Life of Pi
Enthralling story about never giving up.

70The Simpsons Movie
This movie proves that if we don't protect the environment, we'll end up domed like springfield in the movie.

71Working Girl

72Cinderella Man
A boxer who was working his way to the top of the mountain but was knocked down to the bottom by the depression and a broken hand. Now needing money to save his family he gets back into the ring and is able to make it all the way to the world heavie weight championship bout against the bear max baer and passes every ones expectations when he beats him for the belt.

johnspera

One of my favorite movie.. Really gave me a feeling that we always get a second chance and how we can turn things around from worst to best
Its really inspiring... Need to be in top ten for sure
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73Frozen

74The Road

75Hoosiers
Any athlete would agree with me

76Crash

77Like Stars on Earth

78Peaceful Warrior

79October Sky
Must be at the top
Great movie
Every student must watch this movie
You'll never find anything inspirational than this
Yaa, definitely it is an inspiring movie. Showing way to success.
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80Alien

81Blood In, Blood Out

82Into the Wild
Happiness is real only when Shared!

83Rush
Amazingly inspirational.
It's about one of the best rivalries in racing, in the 70's between Niki Lauda and James Hunt.
Tells us how two men of completely different personalities can be successful in their own right.

84John Q

85Miracle

Maybe the best hockey movie ever. This is definitely one of my favorite hockey moments ever, most films like this are boring too me but I couldn't stop watching this one!


86Gridiron Gang

87The Jungle Book

88Jobs
Success of Steve Jobs.

89Kung Fu Panda
Please add kung fu panda

90Gifted Hands

91Lilies of the Field

92Wall-E
This movie shows what the earth and humanity will become if we don't recycle and take care of ourselves (i mean, the humans in this movie are already really fat! ).

93The Grapes Of Wrath

9461*

Not many know about the player who broke the babes homerun record but this movie tells the tale. This movie is about the great season when Rogger Maris hits 61 homers in the 1961 season to beat the babes record. Roger had to battle through the fans who didnt want Roger to beat the record they wanted there hero and in there eyes the real yankee Micky Mantle to beat the record. Roger faced boos death threats and being the underdog to get his homerun title when he hit 61 home runs.

johnspera


95Dolphin Tale

96Bully

97The World's End
This is a movie of friendship, loyalty, love, and loss. Also it's really funny!

98Inazuma Eleven: Saikyō Gundan Ōga Shūrai
Speechless that this isn't a famous series!

99The Legend of Bagger Vance
An overlooked very beautiful movie. I don't know why it was overlooked.

100Garden State

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