Best Inspirational Movies Of All Time
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- 1 Best Inspirational Movies Of All Time
- 2 1.The Shawshank Redemption
- 3 2. Schindler’s List (1993)
- 4 3. Forrest Gump (1994)
- 5 4. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
- 6 5. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
- 7 6. Gandhi (1982)
- 8 7. The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)
- 9 8. The Social network (2010)
- 10 9. Rocky (1976)
- 11 10. Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Best Inspirational movies of all time make can make impression on viewers. Great movies inspire us, they strike through the heart, inspiring the mind and moving our spirit.
The power of cinema is unique. They are touching our souls. The impact of movie is sometimes more similar to our life experiences. The cinema is best form of art that has life changing impact on our lives.
Common person’s transformations, hardship and stories of common man to unbeatable success. Not only this can be an inspiring but it is truly remembering throughout our lives. Following is the list of best inspirational movies of all time.
1.The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption is highest rated movie on IMDB’s list of top 250 movies of all time. This movie is one of the best inspirational movies of all time. The movie is about Andy Dufresne, who was found guilty of his wife’s murder and got two back to back life sentences even though he claimed to be innocent of the crime.
The movie depicts 19 years of his life in prison in the most realistic way, plus the narration by Morgan Freeman makes it even more inspiring.
IMDB Rating : 9.3
2. Schindler’s List (1993)
Schindler’s List is based on the true story of a German businessman, Oskar Schindler who employed around one
thousand Jewish people to work in his factory in Poland during World War II and later saved their life as well.
IMDB Rating : 8.9
3. Forrest Gump (1994)
The movie is based on a very simple man Forrest Gump who does everything with full heart and loyalty. Though,
people used to think that a guy like him can’t do anything in his life but he proves everyone wrong by
accomplishing certain things which others can’t even think of.
The movie inspires you and restores your belief in the fact that nothing is impossible if you give it your 100%
IMDB Rating : 8.8
4. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
Have you ever thought what would have been the life of people around you if you never existed. This movie answers
the exact same question for you. Amazingly good movie.
IMDB Rating : 8.7
5. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The movie is based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, who is now a motivational speaker. But, earlier he was a
very successful stock broker who faced charges against stock market manipulation crimes and served 22 months in
Though, the movie has already set the world record for using the ‘f’ word maximum number of times but that
doesn’t take away the message of the movie. If you are in the business of stock market, this movie is a must
watch for you.
IMDB Rating : 8.4
6. Gandhi (1982)
Gandhi is a biopic of Mahatma Gandhi, Who lead Indian Freedom Movement. I watched this Gandhi movie when I was in high school. Truth be told, before watching the film I knew very little about Gandhi and his mission.
Do you know the incredible story of the person who would go on to inspire Martin Luther King Jr. in his own pursuit of equality years later? If you don’t, you owe it to yourself and the rest of the world to make this the next film you watch– no excuses.
Gandhi is a biopic of Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi. The movie features the instances from the life of Mahatma
Gandhi when he struggled against the British rule in Indian in his own non-violent way. Even though he was a very
successful lawyer and was living happily in South Africa but one instance changed his life and he returned India
with the sole purpose of making his home country free from foreign rule.A must watch movie.
IMDB Rating : 8.1
7. The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)
This movie is based on the real life story of Chris Gardner, who invested a lot of money in a device which he
thought would do great in the market but it turns out to be his biggest mistake. His wife leaves him, he had to
leave his home as well and had to go through a lot of troubles before he finally meets success. It is certainly
one of the most inspiring movie I have ever seen.
IMDB Rating : 7.9
8. The Social network (2010)
The social network is an inspiring story of Mark Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook at the age of 19. The story
begins from his college dorm room and concludes at Facebook becoming world’s largest social networking site.
Though, the story is not 100% accurate but it does inspire the younger generation to create something of their
own and work for a start-up which can touch lives of millions of people.
IMDB Rating : 7.8
9. Rocky (1976)
The ‘Italian Stallion’, Rocky Balboa, is an aspiring boxer in downtown Philadelphia. His one chance to make a
better life for himself is through his boxing and Adrian, a girl who works in the local pet store. Through a
publicity stunt, Rocky is set up to fight Apollo Creed, the current heavyweight champion who is already set to
win. But Rocky really needs to triumph, against all the odds.
10. Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
This movie is based on the history of two biggest tech giants Apple and Microsoft, & their famous rivalry. If you
do not know the history of these two tech companies, then you must watch this movie. The movie also teaches some
really good entrepreneurial skills that you can learn only from the real life experiences of two most influential
tech people in the world, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.
IMDB Rating : 7.2
There are more movies which can be one of the best inspirational movies of all time. I hope you find this list of movies most interesting, inspiring and enjoyable to read. If you have any new ideas you can comment below to share it.