Wisdom of life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant wisdom of life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, stylized and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with wisdom of life, friendship, destiny, storytelling, death, loneliness, life philosophy, mentor, hopes and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as wisdom of life: Peaceful Warrior (2006), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Forrest Gump (1994), James' Journey to Jerusalem (2003), Cloud Atlas (2012), The Prophet (2014), The Tree of Life (2011), The Flamingo Kid (1984), Crusoe (2008), The Master (2012).

List of wisdom of life movies

Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: philosophical, inspirational, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, athlete and trainer, enlightenment, coach, wise man, wisdom of life, philosophy, gymnastics, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, determination, athlete and trainer, underdog, athlete's life, female boxer, sport, human spirit, suffering, follow your dream, ambition, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, missouri, europe ...
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 8.8
 1.9M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, life philosophy, human spirit, journey, destiny, true love, philosophy, rise to the top, storytelling, human relationship, selflessness, army ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, san francisco, new york, united states, vietnam ...
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: captivating, sentimental, atmospheric, dramatic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: life philosophy, impossible love, love and romance, aging, true love, tragic love, life & death, child as adult, adult as child, existentialism, journey, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: new orleans, usa, paris france, louisiana, pearl harbor ...
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James' Journey to Jerusalem (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During his journey to Jerusalem young James learns the meaning of being Israeli.
Style: thought provoking, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: wisdom of life, friendship, change of luck, fish out of water, culture clash, boss and employee, society, misfit, immigrants, racism, social differences, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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 7.4
 349K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: destiny, life philosophy, reincarnation, human nature, dystopic future, life & death, distopia, death, karma, multiple storylines, love and romance, supernatural ...
Time: future, 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: san francisco, hawaii, south korea, seoul
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 7.1
 4K
The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, scenic, tragic ending, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wise man, wisdom of life, introspection, single mother, friendship, painter, girl, fantasizing, house arrest, healing, mute child, hopes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
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The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, touching, captivating, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: childhood, philosophy, coming of age, dinosaur, outer space, family relations, grief, child abuse, suffering, hopes, spirituality, parenthood ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
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The Flamingo Kid (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Willis, thoroughly unhappy with his modest homestead, embraces the other-world aspects of his summer job at the posh Flamingo Club. He spurns his father in favor of the patronage of smooth-talking Phil Brody and is seduced ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, romance, wisdom of life, youth, nightclub, fall in love, social differences, summer job, gambler, family relations, cheating, beach resort ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 1950s ...
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, new york, california
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 6.8
 2K
Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: island, cannibalism, isolation, friendship, survival, sea disaster, wise man, storm, wisdom of life, friends, escapades, survivor ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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 7.2
 160K
The Master (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World ...
Style: stylized, intellectual, atmospheric, art house, psychological ...
Plot: right hand man, drifter, alcoholic, belief, religious cult, cult leader, psychiatry, guru, wisdom of life, leader, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, post world war two, year 1950 ...
Place: usa, alabama, england, phoenix arizona, philadelphia ...
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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: mafia, loneliness, racial slur, hitman, lone wolves, loner, gangsters, code, african american, samurai, friendship, honor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, japan, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After an incident which nearly cost Littlefoot's grandmother her life, Littlefoot learns a series of lessons which his species call "Wisdoms". Meanwhile, a trio of dim-witted Beipiaosauruses named Loofah, Doofah and Foobie arrive in ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, disorder, friends, goofy hero, youth, mischievous children, escapades, buddies, wilderness, wisdom of life, family ...
Time: prehistory
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From the Head (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Underneath Times Square, there's a strip club filled with beautiful women. Behind the club's bathroom door is Shoes, a bathroom attendant. For three years, Shoes gives advice, compliments or a sympathetic ear to his visitors, getting ...
Style: realistic, talky, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: obsession, workplace, wisdom of life, nightclub, workplace situations, stripper, loneliness, sex show, strip club, adult virgin, nudity (full frontal - brief), brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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How About You... (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: retirement home life, disagreement, elderly, aging, family relations, wisdom of life, retirement home, siblings relations, self discovery, countryside, sister, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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 7.8
 221K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, psychological, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, surrealism, depression, utopia, alternate reality, life changing experience, philosophy, parallel world, love and romance, teenage love, family relations, imaginary ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1975
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 8.5
 227K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, not serious, odd, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friends, friendship, lifestyle change, student life, social relations, hardcase students, geek, college, uptight character, silly humor, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, life, soviet, midlife crisis, career, couple relations, women, women in society, happiness, female friendship, love story ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, ussr, new jersey ...
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 8.1
 255K
Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, philosophical, uplifting ...
Plot: meaning of life, self discovery, life & death, acceptance, musician, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle change, life after death, jazz, afterlife, death, cat ...
Place: new york
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 5.8
 91K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, touching, scenic, sentimental, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, fall in love, introspection, hopes, love, love affair, travel, lifestyle change, midlife crisis, tourist, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, indonesia, india, bali, rome italy ...
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Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, friendship, island, adventure, danger, adventurer, destiny, ocean, stranded on an island, jungle ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, london
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 7.5
 5K
Himalaya (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK, Nepal
Duration: 108 min.
Story: As the denizens of a Tibetan village prepare for their arduous annual trek to exchange salt for grain, the community's allegiances are split between aging chieftain Tinle (Thilen Lhondup) and rebellious young Karma (Gurgon Kyap). Tinle tries to ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, monk, monastery, mountain, wisdom of life, adventure, parents and children, elderly, society, leadership, escapades, disobey ...
Time: 90s
Place: himalaya, nepal, tibet, asia, tokyo
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 6.6
 674
Easy (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Ukraine
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 40-year-old loser named Isidoro at the request of his brother drives from Italy to mountainous Carpathian village in Ukraine with a coffin of a diseased Ukrainian worker, who died at a construction site in Italy.
Style: captivating, sincere, compassionate, ironic, whimsical ...
Plot: adventure, cross cultural relations, goofy hero, cultural difference, wisdom of life, changing lives, brother brother relationship, misfit, search, society, mission, kindness ...
Place: ukraine
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 6.4
 1K
7 Emotions (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Fear, anger, sadness, joy, disgust, envy, shame. Adaś Miauczyński goes back to his childhood days when, like most of us, he used to find it problematic to name the emotions that accompanied him. To improve the quality of his adult life, he decides ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, mind bending, confusing, thought provoking
Plot: love affair, doubts and hesitations, bittersweet, life changing experience, wisdom of life, aging, marital problem, human relationship, life, depression, family relations, destiny ...
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The Iron Orchard (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: “The Iron Orchard" is the story of Jim McNeely, a young man thrust into the vibrant and brutal West Texas oilfields in 1939, who works his way through the ranks to ultimately become a formidable wildcatter.
Style: intense, realistic, stylized, uplifting
Plot: oil field, love, oil, human relationship, americana, storytelling, life philosophy, ambition, society, rags to riches, wisdom of life, human spirit ...
Time: 1930s
Place: texas
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Verses of Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ayat-Ayat Cinta is a beautifully portrayed Islamic love story – a tale of a virtuous Muslim protagonist who overcomes all obstacles of life maintaining pure ideals.
Style: mind bending, psychological, philosophical, thought provoking
Plot: islam, muslim, religion, student, human relationship, bittersweet, love affair, doubts and hesitations, life changing experience, young woman, hopes, young man ...
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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There Is No Evil (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, Iran, Czech Republic
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Heshmat, an exemplary husband and father, gets up very early every day. Where does he go? Pouya cannot imagine killing another man, yet he is told he must do so. Javad doesn’t know that proposing to his beloved won’t be the only surprise on her ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, intellectual, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: society, love and romance, life & death, uncle niece relationship, death sentence, terminal illness, multiple storylines, friendship, adaptation, human nature, destiny, love ...
Place: iran
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 7.3
 3K
The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: The Red Tent is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah (Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver) and Jacob (Iain Glen). Dinah happily grows up inside the red tent where ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, epic, sentimental ...
Plot: old testament, siblings relations, family relations, destiny, female bonding, strong female character, betrayal, women in society, tragedy, based on a novel, wisdom of life, massacre ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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 8.1
 11K
Ramy (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ramy, the son of Egyptian immigrants, is on a spiritually conflicting journey in his New Jersey neighborhood, pulled between his Muslim community that thinks life is a constant test, his millennial friends who think life is full of endless ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, captivating, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, family relations, society, introspection, prejudice, culture clash, wisdom of life, disorder, respect, racism, philosophy, friendship ...
Place: new jersey, egypt
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 7.2
 34K
The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
TV show
Story: The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, pandemic, deadly virus, supernatural, catastrophe, good versus evil, future dystopia, race against time, psychic, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, las vegas, colorado, missouri, virginia ...
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