10 Most Inspirational Movies of All Time You Must Watch

If you are seeking inspiration in your life, you should watch some of the great inspirational movies. Movies have become the greatest source of entertainment today for every generation. In this article, we will brief you about the ten most inspirational movies of all time you must see. These movies will entertain you and bring a change to your life. 

List of 10 Most Inspirational Movies of All Time

The Shawshank Redemption(1994)

The Shawshank Redemption tells the story of a banker Andy Dufresne who went to prison for 19 years in her wife’s murder case. The film gives a powerful message of trust and friendship to Andy and Red (Morgan Freeman). Andy was a successful banker; he plans to escape from the Shawshank Prison brilliantly. 

He convinces the jail warden that he can manage the warden’s black money and save the taxes as well, then he starts working for the warden. Meanwhile, he made a tunnel from his cell to escape. Red becomes his best friend in the jail.

The movie ends with Andy’s escape, and Red came out on parole after serving 40 years in prison. Still, he struggled to adapt outside the prison; then, he remembered Andy’s promise. He goes to that place and finds some cash and a letter asking him to come to Zihuatanejo. Red violates the parole rules and crosses the Mexico border to meet Andy. 

He finds Andy on a beach in Zihuatanejo, and the two reunited friends happily embrace each other. This is a movie about hope, trust, and friendship. This is the best movie of all time, and you will learn a lot from this movie.

The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)

This is a very emotional and inspirational movie. This movie tells the story of a man’s struggle, Chris Gardner, and his little son. Chris Gardner (Will Smith) is a salesman suffering from a financial crisis. He wants to give a good education to his child. The film shows the warm relationship of Chris and his son and the problems they face daily. This film inspires us to keep trying to work hard in any situation and never give up.

Schindler’s List (1993)

This movie was a historical drama starring Liam Neeson. This is the story of a true hero. This movie shows Oskar Schindler’s arrangement to protect Jewish workers and his factory during the war. He doesn’t only work for himself; he saves many innocent lives. This movie ends with the tragic fate of Schindler; this movie has a truly inspiring conclusion.


Rocky is a sports drama film released in 1976. This movie is the story of Rocky Balboa(Sylvester Stallone), a boxer. But the movie is not just about a boxing championship. It is about the struggle and hard work of Rocky. The story of Rocky gives the message that if you want to make a mark not just in boxing, in any career, you need to focus and move forward towards your goals.

Forrest Gump (1994)

This is an American Romantic drama film released in 1994 based on a novel of the same name. The film briefly tells the story of a mentally disabled man who battles against all odds and becomes a national pride, joining the army but not forgetting her childhood love. The main credit of excellence and success of this movie goes to Tom Hank’s performance. He portrays the character in this way and makes the movie funnier and endlessly entertaining. The life lesson that you can learn from this movie is present in its quote: “Life’s like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get”. This movie will motivate you and teach you to live in the moment and not worry much about the future.

Ali (2001)

This movie is also a sports drama film based on the real-life of Boxer “Muhammad Ali.” American famous and brilliant actor Will Smith portrays the character of Muhammad Ali. This movie shows the ten years of struggles of Ali’s life. He was always sure about what he wanted from the world, and he fights for it. He doesn’t fight for money or get fame; he fights for the rights of all black people in the world. This movie will bring a change in your actions towards your goals.

127 Hours

127 hours is an American survival drama movie of 2010. This is the story of a hiker who falls from the mountain, and his arm gets stuck under a big stone, then he fights to save his life for 127 hours and shoots everything. He asked for help, but it didn’t work out. In the end, when he realizes that he is going to die there and strives for water, he decides to cut his hand with a knife he was carrying and save his life. This is also a very inspirational movie you must watch.

A Beautiful Mind(2001)

This movie is an American biographical drama based on the real-life of a well-known and noble prize-winning mathematician John Nash. This is the story of the self-discovery of John as he finds another side of him he was not aware of. He made an outstanding discovery early in his career. Still, He suffered from schizophrenia, a kind of mental illness that makes his journey more painful.


Rush is an autobiographical sports drama centered on the lives of two best “Formula One” drivers British Jame Hunt and Austrian Niki Lauda, at the 1976 Formula one moto racing season. This is a brilliant movie with many ups and downs in their lives and shows their mental strength and physical endurance to win the race. Chris Hemsworth played the character of James Hunt in the movie, which makes the movie more entertaining and inspiring.

Life of Pi(2012)

This is an adventurous drama film based on a novel of the same name. The story revolves around an Indian Man, Pi, telling a book author about how he survived a shipwreck when he was 16 and got stuck with a Bengal tiger on a boat in the sea. As the days and weeks passed, both tiger and man learned to trust each other, and they both survived.

Here, we have selected the best inspirational and entertaining movies of all time for you. You will love these movies and learn a lot of new things. We hope you will be inspired after watching all these movies, and your attitude will change towards life’s goals. To gain more knowledge and positivity, read other interesting articles on our website about real-life facts.

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