Inspirational movies and TV shows – page 5

List of inspirational movies

 6.3
 6K
100 Things (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. A ...
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, captivating, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: naked in public, friendship between men, challenge, friendship, best friend, addiction, escapades, dispute, male objectification, life philosophy, wager, social satire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, central europe
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 6.5
 11K
Ophelia (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.
Style: scenic, colourful, exciting, stylized, inspirational ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, castle, murder, revenge, prince, adaptation, love, vengeance, betrayal, intrigue, treason, father son relationship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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Ladies in Black (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, light, inspirational
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: department store, fashion, rise to the top, career, love and romance, female friendship, opportunity, business, rivalry, feminism, pretty woman, immigrants ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 7.4
 6K
Black Monday (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Taking viewers back to October 19, 1987 – aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in Wall Street history – this is the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, disturbing, cynical, funny ...
Plot: wall street, stock market crash, stock exchange, financial crisis, direction and purpose, money, lack of money, party, against the odds, misfit, stock broker, cocaine ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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An American Girl Holiday (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, fairy tale, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, friendship, young heroes, uncle niece relationship, orphan, teenage life, master and servant, family, best friends, society, social differences ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 7K
Leto (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they ...
Style: romantic, inspirational, atmospheric, light, breathtaking
Plot: rock, musician's life, youth, music band, husband wife relationship, destiny, musician, autobiography, life philosophy, threesome, buddies, party ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, russia
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 6.7
 23K
Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Hungary
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: intellectual, captivating, inspirational, lyrical
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, lesbian relationship, novelist, bisexuality, nobel prize, exploitation, woman, writers, manuscript, ghost writer, lesbian sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, year 1900
Place: paris france, algeria, louisiana, marseille, france
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 6.0
 98K
Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: prodigy, business, rise to the top, creativity, programmer, entrepreneur, inventions and discoveries, inventor, computers and web, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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 6.6
 115K
Burnt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
Style: inspirational, entertaining, exciting, talky, emotional ...
Plot: chef, cooking, redemption, restaurant, career, abused woman, mentor, love, life philosophy, transformation, justice, revenge ...
Place: new orleans, london, paris france
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 7.1
 20K
Kinky Boots (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only ...
Style: touching, humorous, inspirational, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cabaret, small town, fashion, family business, fashion show, factory, cross dressing, unlikely partners, fish out of water, bankruptcy, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, milan italy, europe, london
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 6.8
 14K
Station 19 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of heroic firefighters at Seattle Fire Station 19—from captain to newest recruit—risk their lives and hearts both in the line of duty and off the clock. These brave men and women are like family, literally and figuratively, and together ...
Style: captivating, suspense, inspirational, compassionate, disturbing ...
Plot: fire department, firefighter, fire brigade, partners, team, saving a life, firefighting, father daughter relationship, 911, fire, boss, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle
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Odnoklassniki.ru: The Magic Laptop (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In life of a talented copywriter Alex there comes a black strip. Everything he undertakes, comes to an end with a total failure, even the most good intentions turn into an accident. Only his best friend Dima and a dog Snoopy are nearby. Rescue comes ...
Style: humorous, funny, inspirational, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: laptop, life philosophy, workplace, wish come true, frustration, supernatural ability, new job, wish fulfillment, creativity, responsibility, lovesick, switching roles ...
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 6.6
 1K
Perfumes (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Anne Walberg is a celebrity in the world of perfume. She creates fragrances and sells her incredible talent to companies of all kinds. She lives as a diva, selfish, with a strong temper. Guillaume is her new driver and the only one who is not ...
Style: romantic, inspirational, light, sincere, sweet
Plot: perfume, father daughter relationship, sense of smell, chauffeur, boss and employee, strong female lead, male female relationship, love, strong female character, unlikely couple, co worker co worker relationship, lifestyle change ...
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 8.0
 35K
New Amsterdam (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Max Goodwin, the hospital's newest medical director, sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, emotional, inspirational ...
Plot: hospital, medical, doctor, patient, surgery, physician, medicine, rivalry, nursing, coworker relationship, cancer, workplace ...
Place: usa
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 8.8
 124K
Succession (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father begins to step back from the media and entertainment conglomerate they control.
Style: captivating, emotional, inspirational, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: wealth, family business, ceo, family relations, businessman, father son relationship, betrayal, parents and children, rivalry, patriarchy, employee employee relationship, business ...
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 16K
Frantz (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.
Style: sentimental, captivating, inspirational, touching, romantic ...
Plot: world war one, violinist, post war, french soldier, german soldier, grave, letter, husband wife relationship, death of loved one, sadness, german, soldier ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, 1910s, year 1919
Place: germany, paris france
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Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Sungkyunkwan Scandal is a 2010 South Korean fusion historical drama about a girl who disguises herself as a boy while attending Sungkyunkwan, the Joseon Dynasty's highest educational institute, where no women were allowed. Directed by Kim ...
Style: touching, romantic, exciting, humorous, inspirational
Plot: gender disguise, cross dressing, romance, student, love triangle, female protagonist, joseon dynasty, friendship, woman dressed as man, social differences, king, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: korea
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 8.0
 2K
Hana-Kimi (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Hanazakari no Kimitachi e: Ikemen Paradise, also known as Ike-para, is a Japanese drama produced by Fuji Television and first aired on July 3, 2007. It is based on the comic by Hisaya Nakajo, published in English as Hana-Kimi. Filming locations ...
Style: light, emotional, inspirational, humorous, talky
Plot: cross dressing, boys' school, friendship, private school, dormitory, rivalry, love, high school, love triangle, everyday life, frustration, athlete's life ...
Place: japan
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 7.0
 45K
Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.
Style: captivating, factual, entertaining, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: chess, cold war, prodigy, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, paranoia, politics, genius, obsession, eccentricity, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1962 ...
Place: reykjavik iceland, canada, former yugoslavia, israel, tunisia ...
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 4.7
 514
Camp Cool Kids (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Encouraged by his quirky grandfather, a young boy faces his fears at summer camp.
Style: inspirational, sweet, humorous, christian film, whimsical
Plot: bully, faith based, camp, overcoming fear, nerd, friendship, grandfather grandson relationship, social relations, parents and children, family relations, summer camp, children ...
Place: louisiana
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 6.8
 145K
Glee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, gay teenager, cheerleader, contests and competitions, coach, music band, teenage life, performance, ambition, musician, outcast, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.3
 26K
Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, rivalry, hip hop, ambition, leadership, teenage love, romance, competition, university, breakdance, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
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 7.8
 298K
Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, genetics, discrimination, paraplegic, philosophy, society, eugenics, heart disease, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
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 7.0
 31K
Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: rock star, redemption, elderly, family relations, musician's life, starting over, introspection, aging, artists and showbiz, love and romance, estrangement, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1971
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa, new york
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 8.0
 129K
Papillon (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, suspense, inspirational ...
Plot: prison escape, prison, human spirit, runaway, criminal heroes, prison life, false accusation, labor camp, life sentence, solitary, escape attempt, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
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 8.4
 393K
Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: captivating, stylized, clever, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Plot: genius, mozart, envy, music, musician's life, prodigy, composer, success, desire for fame, character study, bohemian life, classical music ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, 1780s, 1820s
Place: vienna, austria, europe, italy, central europe
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 5.8
 21K
Annapolis (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jake Huard, from a shipbuilders family, promised his dying mother he'ld make it to Anapolis Naval Academy. Thanks to tenaciously bugging a Congressman, he's selected despite dubious grades. Once inside, Jake soon proves sub-standard ...
Style: serious, inspirational, exciting, intense, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: military training, military academy, u.s. navy, navy, bully, boxing, friendship, rivalry, ambition, sport, military life, superior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, new jersey
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 7.1
 29K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, scenic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, adventure, solitude, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, human spirit, journey, outback, camel, self discovery, travel ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976 ...
Place: australia, africa
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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the ...
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: elementary school, immigrants, teacher, precocious child, coping, teachers and students, unconventional method, social relations, society, youth, loss of child, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, ontario canada
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 7.2
 21K
The Express (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
Style: emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: american football, athlete and trainer, african american, sport, human spirit, racism, ambition, college, success, against the odds, rise to the top, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, new york, cleveland ohio, texas, new jersey
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