motivational movies

During, this pandemic when the world has come to a standstill. We need a dose of inspiration by watching movies. Some of them might say movies like The Conjuring exit them. Movies can make us laugh, they can bring tears to anyone’s eye, they can motivate us. When Harry Potter takes on the Lord Voldemort and winds we all cheer with joy. Someone who is an underdog brings down a powerful villain or is able to achieve unbelievable goals we all get pumped up. But there are some movies which try to see inside us and make us think about somethings.

 Here is a list of movies to watch during these difficult times which will motivate us, inspire us, and keep us stuck to our seats till the end scene. We will discuss in brief some of the movies.

  1. Rocky
  2. Braveheart
  3. Million Dollar Baby
  4. The Karate Kid
  5. The Blind Side
  6. Remember the Titans
  7. The Pursuit of Happiness
  8. 3 Idiots
  9. It’s a Wonderful Life
  10. Saving Private Ryan
  11. Forrest Gump
  12. Cinderella Man
  13. Moneyball
  14. The Godfather
  15. Shawshank Redemption
  16. 127 Hours


The message what Rocky’s movie wanted to give was, it does not depend on how hard you get hit in life but it is your decision to get up again and fight back what matters. This movie is not about just boxing or how to biome a great boxer. It is all about the struggle, hardship faced by the Rocky. It shows how an ordinary man grows from the street to become a boxing legend. He has able to attend this with sheer hard work. The story is well written wherein we can connect with the character, his ups and downs in his career, and his personal life. This movie glorifies the human spirit and sets an example that anything can be achieved by working hard and discipline.

Forrest Gump

The main character of this movie is played by Tom Hanks, this is the most memorable acting performance given by Tom Hanks. The movie had gained a lot of praise for its storyline and beautiful direction. The story revolves around the character Forrest who is slow in understanding, thinking, or learning. But he never thinks like that he is a very positive person. The story is well knitted and shown in flashbacks. The story shows him gradually growing from a college football star, then moves to the next phase where he goes for a war in Vietnam and then becoming a shrimp boat captain. Innocence on his face is throughout the movie. He always tries to keep people around him happy by doing small things. You would have goosebumps while watching some scene of the movie with such an innocence he has acted, this movie has not only entertained by inspired a lot of viewers.

Million Dollar Baby

A great script that has been written keeps women as a central character. How she uplift her spirit to become a boxer and achieve greatness in her field. It is an extremely good story about a determined woman who under her trainer’s guidance becomes a successful boxer. The movie has a message that a person with big willpower and determination cannot be stopped.

The Karate Kid

This is a story about a kid who along with her mother comes down to China as his mother gets a job in that country. The kid gets badly bullied by the local children, Jackie Chan plays a character who comes to the rescue of that character. In this movie the character has 6 packs at such a small age, it shows how much hard work they must have done on this character. The grueling karate practice is done by him under the guidance of Jackie Chan. The kid has to take part karate competition to defeat his opponent. The snake move which he learns by himself is an excellent hidden move that helps win the final match. There will always be people in life who will always try to slow you down, but no matter what happens we need to rise like a phoenix.

The Pursuit of Happiness

This movie is about a bond between a father and son and the problems he faces while raising his son. This is a life-changing movie, Will Smith and his real-life son has played the leading role in this movie. No matter what happens in life we need to learn to be happy in life. There will be a situation in life that will break you down, but all that we need is patience and a positive attitude to defeat the negativity in our life. Each stone thrown at you should be used to make a ladder or steps which will help you reach your goal.


The list is endless and we can write a novel about this topic, but the above list will make help you to choose the correct movies. Eat, watch movies, sleep tight, and repeat.

By Anurag Rathod

Anurag Rathod is an Editor of, who is passionate for app-based startup solutions and on-demand business ideas. He believes in spreading tech trends. He is an avid reader and loves thinking out of the box to promote new technologies.