Motivation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant motivation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out feel good, realistic, inspirational, captivating, touching and motivational films and TV shows about / with motivation, mentor, friendship, storytelling, runaway, suspense, dialogue, family relations, transformation and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
motivation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as motivation: 3 Idiots (2009), Rudy (1993), The Dreamseller (2016), Wimbledon (2004), Oppai Volleyball (2009), 100 Yen Love (2014), A Coffee in Berlin (2012), Suck Me Shakespeer 3 (2017), Class Rank (2017), Psychodrama (2013).

List of motivation movies

3 Idiots (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold. Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like ...
Style: inspirational, entertaining, feel good, touching, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: rebelliousness, motivation, friendship, coming of age, friends, college, teachers and students, talented, twists and turns, student life, life philosophy, buddies ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Rudy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, emotional, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: american football, sport, underdog, college, motivation, aspiration, ambition, american football player, mentor, high school, football, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: indiana, boston, new jersey, texas, usa
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The Dreamseller (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The main actor believes that true success is the attaining WHAT money can't buy and encourages people to follow their dreams. He forms a huge following which becomes cult like following. Officials start feeling threatened and conspire to kill ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking
Plot: motivation, psychology, follow your dream, following a dream, social relations, conspiracy, assassination plot, assistant, political conspiracy, outside help, society, dreaming ...
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Wimbledon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sport, tennis, love, ambition, tennis player, underdog, cheerleading, love story, couple relations, motivation, career, fall in love ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: england, london, new york, big ben london, australia ...
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Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Kenichi is always getting picked on and needs motivation if he hopes to graduate, Miu’s the perfect motivation.
Style: anime, inspirational, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: martial arts, motivation, master warrior, athlete and trainer, training, friendship, sport, high school life, fight scenes, ambition, human spirit, fistfight ...
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Oppai Volleyball (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mikako is a young junior high school teacher who has just transferred to a new school. Excited to be starting a new job, she volunteers for a coach for a boys volleyball club. But, she finds out that there is almost no activity in the club… There ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, funny, light, captivating ...
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, sport, female teacher, motivation, sexuality, lust, asian school, horny, professional sports, sexual humor, wager, rivalry ...
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100 Yen Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Slacker Ichiko gets into a fight with her younger sister and begins to live on her own, working the late shift at a 100 yen shop. On her way home, she passes a gym and meets middle-aged boxer Kano who trains there in silence...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, romantic
Plot: boxing, fired from the job, dating, slacker, motivation, loser, sparring, poverty, life is a bitch, relationship problems, male female relationship, couple relations ...
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A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fateful day pushes an aimless college dropout (Tom Schilling) to stop wasting his time and finally engage with life.
Style: melancholic, realistic, atmospheric, humorous, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, slacker, society, depression, loneliness, unlikely friendships, lifestyle, unfulfillment, hopes, introspection, unsupportive parent, social misfits ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
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Suck Me Shakespeer 3 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.
Style: humorous, feel good
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teacher, motivation, school, female boss, teenager, high school, friendship, society, twists and turns, teenage life, rise to the top, mentor ...
Place: germany, munich germany
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Class Rank (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two high school misfits join forces in an attempt to overtake the local school board. Guided by their families, they enter the perilous word of politics and, in the process, learn a thing or two about love.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, coming of age, school, friend, teenage girl, love, teenage boy, family relations, motivation, mother daughter relationship, politics, high school ...
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Psychodrama (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A collection of hilarious and sometimes heinous moments from the real lives of three girls living in New York trying to make it as actors, or anything, really - as told to their therapist. Yes, they all see the same therapist.
Style: talky, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, friends, best friends, friendship, actor's life, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, city life, girl, motivation, communication, therapy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Flight (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After being abandoned for eight straight years in boarding school, Rohan returns to the small industrial town of Jamshedpur and finds himself closeted with an authoritarian father and a younger half brother who he didn't even know existed. ...
Style: sincere, captivating, sentimental, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family reunited, parents and children, homecoming, step siblings, family relations, family problems, estrangement, youth, journey, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Leap (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After 12 years, the Chinese women's volleyball team again reached the Olympic final. The ups and downs of the Chinese women's volleyball team for more than three decades have slowly spread away.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: volleyball, team, friendship, motivation, athlete's life, friendship between girls, athlete and trainer, suspense, sport, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, chinese, athlete ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 2000s, year 2008, year 2013 ...
Place: china
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Walt Before Mickey (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the book "Walt Before Mickey" covers the early years of Walt Disney's career. The legendary Walt Disney had a tumultuous childhood, yet he was determined to overcome obstacles in his path, before the creation of his first ...
Style: motivational, factual, feel good, serious
Plot: filmmaker, brother, brother brother relationship, follow your dream, relationship vs career, rise to the top, dream come true, bigger dreams, success, career, dream, daydreamer ...
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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, not serious, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: animals, stupidity, jungle, farce, dumb, gross out humor, human animal relationship, save the day, disorder, goofy hero, satire, disguise ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, nigeria, himalaya, asia, china ...
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The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.
Style: political, realistic, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: politics, cheating, adultery, president, manipulation, betrayal, infidelity, motivation, british politics, crumbling marriage, vengeance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: big ben london, london
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White Snow (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An inspiring biopic about the legendary skier Elena Vyalbe. Born in a small town in the north of Russia, she had the courage and dedication to overcome a slew of obstacles on her way to becoming the very best in her sport. The film captures a ...
Style: motivational, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: skiing, contests and competitions, direction and purpose, rivalry, aspiration, motivation, champion, professional rivalry, athlete's life, multiple contestants, championship, sport ...
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The Battle: Roar to Victory (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In 1920, when Korea is under Japanese rule the Korean Independence Army’s Hae-chul and his subordinates are carrying out the operation to deliver funds to the Korean Provisional Government in Shanghai. During the operation Hae-chul is reunited ...
Style: rough, disturbing, compassionate
Plot: fight, japanese occupation of korea, independence movement, joseon dynasty, battles, combat, historical event, victory, suspense, militia, soldier, korean history ...
Place: korea
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Made in Hungaria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Miklós Fenyö's parents returned to Communist Hungary in the mid sixties - when everyone else was fleeing to the West. Miki's old friends don't know what to make of his outrageous clothes, flawless American accent and collection of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: music band, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, family relations, rock, music, desire for fame, misfit, rise and fall, youth, friends, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
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Rocky (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, motivational, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, manly, family outing, teens
Plot: boxing, fight, underdog, self esteem, character study, sport, training, boxer, love story, violence, fistfight, fight scenes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: touching, emotional, bad ending, political, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: civil rights, racism, u.s. president, black history, president, butler, injustice, african american, prejudice, father son relationship, white house, segregation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 50s, year 2008 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, africa, tennessee, cuba ...
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, uplifting, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: british royal family, world war two, royal family, british history, stuttering, disability, unlikely friendships, politics, british monarchy, king of england, historical character, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 50s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: england, britain, london, united kingdom, europe ...
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The Imitation Game (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley ...
Style: inspirational, intellectual, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: world war two, genius, mathematics, inventor, inventions and discoveries, computer, prodigy, ambition, gay interest, invention, mathematician, gay ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1951, 50s ...
Place: england, germany, poland, los angeles, europe ...
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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA, UK, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Style: touching, inspirational, sentimental, emotional, brutal ...
Audience: manly, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, conscientious objector, religion, american soldier, u.s. army, bible, military, father son relationship, pacifism, u.s. military ...
Time: 1940s, middle ages, 20th century, year 1945
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan, japan, tennessee, usa
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About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, life philosophy, fall in love, life, true love, looking for love, changing the past or future, couple relations, sent to the past, father son relationship, young woman ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: london, cornwall, england
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Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, factual, serious, political ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, hacking, internet, whistleblower, moral dilemma, surveillance, hacker, spy, idealism, media ...
Time: year 2015, year 2009, year 2011, year 2004, year 2012 ...
Place: geneva switzerland, hong kong, japan, russia, hawaii ...
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La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: sad, romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: music, jazz, love, dancing, musician, audition, love story, bigger dreams, jazz club, destiny, rags to riches, dreams ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, paris france, california
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Only the Brave (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Style: exciting, emotional, dramatic, tense, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, heroism, firefighter, rescue, tragedy, friends, partners, fire, disaster, fire department, loss of loved one ...
Time: year 2007, 2000s, year 2013, 2010s, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: inspirational, emotional, touching, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: physical therapy, rehabilitation, hospital, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, terrorism, investigation, friendship, husband wife relationship, saving a life, brother brother relationship, medication ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s, year 2014, year 2013, 21st century
Place: boston
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I Lost My Body (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again.
Style: psychological, adult animation, non-linear, anime, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love, surrealism, library, accident, librarian, apprentice, subway, mission, investigation, suspense, distopia, motivation ...
Time: year 1994
Place: paris france, france
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