5 Best Inspirational Movies

There are a lot of things that are a source of inspiration to us. Movies also fall under this category and it is for this reason, film makers across the world make stories based on real life legends or self conceived plots that go on to become sources of inspiration to the world at large. Mentioned below are some of the best inspirational movies of all time.

Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich

1. Erin Brockovich

In this movie, Julia Roberts tastefully and exceptionally portrays a real life lady, Erin Brockovich. The movie revolves around a single mother who is living from hand to mouth. With immense pursuit and determination, she files a case against a popular utility company for polluting the water supply in the city which she lives. In her quest to reach her objective, Erin faces several obstacles and fights her way through each of them like a warrior queen.

Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire

2. Chariots of Fire

The 1981 sports drama obtained 7 Academy Award nominations and won 4 of it. The plot focuses on the life, victories and failures of two athletes in the Olympics of 1924. The movie is not just about sports but about playing the game, fighting against anti-semitism and about immense determination and persistence.

Pursuit of Happiness

Pursuit of Happiness

3. Pursuit of Happiness

The movie is easily a winner especially because the entire story evolves around the life and history of Chris Gardner. An entirely hopeless salesman dealing with bone density scanner turns into a legendary entrepreneur despite every possible obstacle an individual can face in a lifetime. The aspiring father, whose wife abandons him for the utter failure that he has become, loses his home and all that he can possibly claim as property. The actor and the plot evoke a myriad emotions in many scenes and the audience feels a sense of ecstasy when he emerges successful amidst the worst odds life proposes for him.

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

4. A Beautiful Mind

This movie is inspired by the real life of John Nash, an Economics Nobel Laureate. Played brilliantly by Russell Crowe, the story revolves around the life of a genius young man who becomes a victim of paranoid schizophrenia in his later life. He goes through many delusions and is not able to help his situation. He grieves for being a burden over his family. John eventually learns to deal with his illness and determines ways to ignore his delusions. He manages to do so quite well and also receives the Nobel Prize for his brilliant game theory.

Rocky

Rocky

5. Rocky

The movie is inevitably on every top chart of most inspiring films the world has witnessed until date. An underdog eventually turns into a champion. An inspirational theme song, loads of determination, patience, struggle to success, passion for the game and the aspiration to win are written all over the movie. This makes it a much desired movie amongst the thousands of inspirational movies made in Hollywood.

  • Erin Brockovich
  • Chariots of Fire
  • Pursuit of Happiness
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Rocky

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