The best inspirational movies motivate people to overcome difficulties of life and move confidently to success. True or fictional stories are used as a basis for these films. Here is the list that includes 15 best inspirational movies of all time.
List of Inspirational Movies
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The film has the highest rating on IMDB’s list of top 250 movies. It is about Andy Dufresne, who was imprisoned for his wife’s murder. Although Andy argued to be innocent, he stayed in prison for 19 years, and this period of his life is depicted quite realistically in the film.
Schindler’s List (1993)
The film is based on the real-life story of Oscar Schindler. He is a German businessperson, who provided work for one thousand Jewish people during the World War II.
Forrest Gump (1994)
The movie is about Forrest Gump, a very simple person. Although people think that he is unable to do anything in his life, he accomplishes considerable things. Forrest Gump is probably one of the best motivational movies that can help you believe in yourself.
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
The film reveals what life would have been if you had never existed. You surely find sources of inspiration while watching this movie.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The real facts from the life of Jordan Belfort form the basis of the film. Currently, he is a motivational speaker, but a few years ago, he was a successful stockbroker, who was sentenced to imprisonment for stock market manipulation.
Gandhi is a biographical film that depicts the life of Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi. He returned from South Africa to India in order to lead a nonviolent struggle against the British rule and make his native country free.
The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)
It is based on the true story of Chris Gardner. Though, he had undergone lots of troubles, he did not give up and eventually achieved success. It is among the best motivational movies in the list.
The Social Network (2010)
The film is about Mark Zuckerberg, a 19-years-old founder of Facebook. His story of success is a powerful source of inspiration for younger generation.
Seabiscuit is an inspiring film about an undersized horse and three men. Due to proper training, they achieved success and fame.
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Two largest tech giants Microsoft and Apple with their rivalry are central in the movie. After watching the film, you not only learn the history of these two companies, but also acquire some necessary entrepreneurial skills.