15 Inspiring Movies That Will Lift Your Spirits ...


Inspiring movies uplift you when you're feeling blue or need a pick-me-up for any other reason.

The next time you’re feeling down about something, pop in one of these inspiring films to lift your spirits and give you a temporary escape from everyday life.

Whether you’re going through a break-up or just a bad day, allow yourself a short getaway and it might help you look at your situation differently and discover a different way to tackle it.

There's bound to be an inspiring movie here for everyone!

1. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Will Smith stars in this inspiring movie as Chris Gardner, an unemployed and homeless man who recently gets custody of his son.

He tackles fatherhood and an internship at a brokerage firm to try and provide a better life for his son and himself.

Talk about being between a rock and a hard place, this is a must-see movie when you’re feeling down.

2. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Andy Sachs (Anne Hathaway) finds herself a job as an assistant to super snotty but super influential magazine editor Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep) and struggles to fit in at her new job yet stay true to herself.2

Andy goes through tough times but perseveres and comes out a winner.

If you feel like you just don’t fit in somewhere and are striving to find yourself, this movie is sure to inspire you.

3. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

This is one of my favorite inspiring movies, without question.

Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins star in this movie that inspires and moves you.2

Tim Robbins plays Andy Defresne who is wrongly accused of a crime and is sentenced to prison where he meets Red (Morgan Freeman) and forges a lifelong friendship.

This movie shows us how the power of hope and friendship can overcome anything life throws at us.

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
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