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, touching, captivating, serious, thought provoking and stylized films and TV shows about / with wisdom of life, friendship, destiny, hopes, loneliness, storytelling, love, death, life and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as wisdom of life: Peaceful Warrior (2006), Million Dollar Baby (2004), James' Journey to Jerusalem (2003), Forrest Gump (1994), The Tree of Life (2011), Mr. Nobody (2009), Soul (2020), Community (2009), The Ultimate Life (2013), Crusoe (2008).

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: inspirational, philosophical, thought provoking, sincere, spiritual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, wisdom of life, wise man, human spirit, gymnastics, philosophy, life philosophy, enlightenment, athlete and trainer, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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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, sad, touching, depressing, harsh ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: boxing, sport, determination, euthanasia, female boxer, mentor protege relationship, underdog, human spirit, female athlete, athlete's life, strong female lead, boxing trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, london, las vegas ...
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: wisdom of life, friendship, fish out of water, culture clash, racism, society, immigrants, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, misfit, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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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: inspirational, touching, feel good, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: love, mentally challenged, life philosophy, philosophy, vietnam war, destiny, human spirit, rise to the top, journey, selflessness, courage, life & death ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, alabama, new york ...
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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, philosophical, thought provoking, atmospheric, art house ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: philosophy, childhood, grief, coming of age, parenthood, spirituality, father son relationship, family relations, domineering father, death, redhead, strict father ...
Time: 50s, prehistory, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
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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: psychological, thought provoking, surreal, philosophical, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time, alternate reality, destiny, philosophy, surrealism, utopia, depression, love and romance, butterfly effect, life changing experience, multiple outcomes, quantum physics ...
Time: future, year 1975, 21st century, 20th century
Place: canada
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Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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: philosophical, sincere, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: self discovery, life after death, meaning of life, afterlife, lifestyle change, life, acceptance, life & death, jazz, following a dream, teaching the ways of the world, musician ...
Time: future
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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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: sitcom, not serious, witty, funny, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, hardcase students, college life, friendship, social relations, geek, lifestyle change, immature, student life, dark humor, uptight character, middle aged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth (2009)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Teenagers, the internationally-recognized characters of the series, will be the heroes of adventures in which they will play an active role. They will be a force for change, faced with situations and problems they need to resolve. The series will be ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, light, educational film
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: global warming, wisdom of life, environmentalism, society, escapades, wise man, contamination, save the planet, environmental health, environmental, family, imaginary
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The Ultimate Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his best intentions, billionaire Jason Stevens can’t find enough time to keep his beloved Alexia a priority. But when he discovers his late grandfather’s journal, he is transported back to Red Stevens’ incredible world. With everything ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: christian, self discovery, rags to riches, life lesson, wisdom of life, family relations, sent to the past, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, introspection, once in a lifetime opportunity, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, haiti
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, baroque
Plot: island, survival, ocean, isolation, friendship, sea disaster, wisdom of life, storm, friends, wise man, escapades, shipwreck ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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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: psychological, stylized, atmospheric, art house, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cult, right hand man, psychiatry, religion, religions or cults, nudity (full frontal - brief), brainwashing, drifter, mentor protege relationship, belief, insanity, manipulation ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, future ...
Place: usa, california, san francisco, england, alabama ...
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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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: atmospheric, thought provoking, art house, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, loneliness, hip hop, samurai, loner, hitman, racial slur, professional killer, mafia, friendship, african american, solitude ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, japan, brooklyn new york city
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The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Taiwan
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: semi serious, touching, feel good, psychotronic, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, escapades, adventure, goofy hero, youth, buddies, mischievous children, friends, disorder, wilderness, family ...
Time: 2000s, 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, serious ...
Plot: stripper, obsession, sex show, loneliness, strip club, workplace, wisdom of life, workplace situations, nightclub, misandry, misogyny, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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There Is No Evil (2020)
Genre: 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, intellectual, philosophical, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: society, life & death, prison escape, adaptation, multiple storylines, destiny, human nature, friendship, love, life philosophy, youth, disorder ...
Place: iran
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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, romantic, scenic, road movie ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: self discovery, travel, midlife crisis, love, lifestyle change, fall in love, starting over, life, introspection, journey, changing lives, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, bali, rome italy, india, indonesia ...
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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.
Style: epic, futuristic, intense, serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, boys' night
Plot: star wars, sword fight, alien, space wars, good versus evil, apprentice, jedi, robot, space battle, space travel, adventure, creature ...
Time: 90s, future
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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: touching, sentimental, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, life, career, love and romance, women in society, women, midlife crisis, life philosophy, relationships, redemption, love story, working class ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1958
Place: moscow russia, ussr, russia, china, new jersey
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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, light, captivating, exciting, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, romance, summer job, teenager, wisdom of life, gambler, youth, fall in love, social differences, nightclub, beach, summer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 80s, year 1963
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, california, new york
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Silver Spoon (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wealth, investigation, crimes, love triangle, clubbing, rivalry, friendship, nightclub, murder, partying, betrayal, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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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: road movie, compassionate, sincere, captivating, ironic ...
Plot: goofy hero, cultural difference, adventure, cross cultural relations, changing lives, wisdom of life, misfit, car trip, naivete, mission, society, brother brother relationship ...
Place: ukraine
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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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, retirement home life, sister, elderly, aging, disagreement, family relations, retirement home, wisdom of life, countryside, self discovery, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Our Century (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The saga of the Winny family through 100 years. The action begins on the eve of World War I in 1914 and ends in modern times.
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, women in society, single mother, relationships, world war one, childhood, society, teenage girl, family history, bittersweet, loneliness, boy ...
Time: post world war one, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: poland
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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: psychological, philosophical, thought provoking, confusing, mind bending
Plot: doubts and hesitations, love affair, family relations, destiny, adolescence, life, love and romance, bittersweet, life changing experience, depression, aging, marital problem ...
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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: realistic, uplifting, stylized, intense
Plot: oil field, love, oil, human relationship, life philosophy, justice, unlikely friendships, rags to riches, loneliness, wisdom of life, americana, ambition ...
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: psychological, philosophical, mind bending, thought provoking
Plot: muslim, islam, religion, student, love affair, bittersweet, doubts and hesitations, life changing experience, human relationship, life, hopes, loneliness ...
Place: egypt, indonesia, cairo egypt
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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, captivating, emotional, political, saga ...
Plot: old testament, siblings relations, family relations, destiny, bible, strong female character, female protagonist, christian, love, women in society, tragedy, betrayal ...
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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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: humorous, touching, sitcom, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: dating, family relations, immigrants, society, introspection, culture clash, prejudice, philosophy, respect, friendship, racism, loner ...
Place: new jersey, egypt
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The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan, France, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.
Style: touching, stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, tuberculosis, earthquake, hopes, dreams, airplane, flying, aviation, love and romance, wartime, culture clash, imagination ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: japan, germany, tokyo, asia
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