Top 10 Motivational movies

Student Life is full of challenges and difficulties. Often we face these problems and difficulties alone and sometimes collectively. College or University life is not too different even more challenging as you progress in your career. Often you need to work hard to keep balance among your studies, family responsibilities and meeting with friends.

In order to get yourself up in difficult moments, you will definitely in need of a good pick me up.

You can watch some motivational movies to find out where you are standing and uplifting yourself from that point to an upper level. All students must watch these films and these movies will undoubtedly leave you feeling galvanized.

If you are a teacher or a parent, you might understand this very well. It is essential for students to feel affections towards learning.

Best Motivational Movies For Students

1: God Will Hunting (1997)

Cast: Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Stellan Skarsgard

Movie Script: This is a film that will leave an attractive impression on all students. An interesting fact about this movie is that screen play was produced by two young and coming up stars in Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

In this movie, Matt Damon played the role of 20 years old Will Hunting. He was blessed by God with good IQ levels but he was unaware about these skills.

Gerlad Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard) who played the role of school teacher, observed the talent of Will Hunting. Gerlad Lambeau wants to help misguided young man.

Having experienced some of life challenges, he has been sent to see a therapist, Sean Maguire (Robin Williams).

This film is presented as a good lesson for those who believe in hard work. This film was made in 1997.

2: The Great Debaters (2007)

This film was produced by Oprah Winfrey and directed by Denzel Washington.

This movie is for those who want to see themselves in some empowerment. This movie is based on a true story and tells about a professor. The Professor grooms his students to become first black debate team to challenge Harvard at the debating championships.

This film raises the level of confidence in the viewers. If you are a student and like to perform well in study then you must watch this film. There are always learning and earning opportunities for Students, this movie emphasizes on same.

3: The Theory of Everything (2014)

This is a best film for those students who belong to science department.

The Theory of Everything tells about the important parts and extraordinary life of famous scientist Professor Stephen Hawking.

This films is directed and produced by famous and award winning actor Eddie Redmayne. This British biographical romantic drama is set in Cambridge University, where we get a telling insight into the timeline of events of Stephen Hawking’s life.

This film tells us that everything is possible in the world of science. This movie is based on an impressive and good script about actual events.

4: The Social Network (2010)

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justing Timerlake, Dustin Fitzsimons, Joesph Mazzello

21st century is age of computer and technology; The Social Network movie tells about the right uses of computer and technology.

This film is based on the life of owner of face book Mark Zuckerberg. The Social Network also tells us how the internet was created in this world. Jesse Eisenberg played the role of Mark Zuckerberg (facebook owner), who was a computer expert. Because of these IT skills, he became rich quickly.

This journey was not easy for Mark Zuckerberg, as far as we understand. This American biographical drama has won 4 golden globes and 3 Oscar titles so far. This film is certainly one for those who hold big dreams.

5: The Breakfast Club (1985)

Cast: Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, AllySheedy, Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall and Paul Gleason.

This is an American Comedy Drama that will makes you laugh and leave a good impression on you. The film tells how 5 students from various backgrounds all end up in detention together on a Saturday, where they eventually all open up to one and other.

Don’t you (forget about me) is famous song of the “The Breakfast Club”

This movie shows how you can make good friends forming in some of the unique ways.

6: Dead Poets Society (1989)

Cast: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

It is one of best movie for students who are currently studying as well as those who are now alumni. This film improves the confidence level of all students.

In this movie, late and best actor Robin Williams played the role of John Keating who is teacher in English School. The Professor has a particular set of unorthodox teaching methods.

William (John Keating) enters in a school which is famous and well known due to performance of its students in study. All students work hard for the best grade in reading.

In this movie, we see that John uses his skills to communicate and interact with students.

All students are under-pressure due to hard rules made by school and their parents. This way of teaching allows the students to embrace themselves and absorb all opportunities.

Many scenes of Dead Poets Society will leave good impressions on your personality if you are currently student.

7: The Blind Side (2009)

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Quinton Aaron, Lily Collins and Tim MCGRAW

This movie is about sport’s players who believe in a good ending. The Blind side tells about the real life of Michael Oher. Quinton Aaron played the role of Michael Oher, who was a homeless teenager.

The Tuohy family Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) and her husband Sean (Tim McGraw) adopted him later.

Recognizing Michael’s skills, Leigh Anne helps and guides him that later has a positive impact on his football talents.

In the end, Michael becomes the famous and big player in the football’s world due to support and love from Tuohy family.  

8: The Paper Chase (1973)

Cast: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, and John Houseman.

This movie shows that “sometimes study is not hard for any student often we only need to learn to set the mode”

The Paper Chase movie tells about brilliant and hard working student James T.Hart who faces many problems during his first year at Harvard University.

The movie is perfect for anyone struggling and finding it difficult to keep the motivation alive.

9: The Internship (2013)

Cast & Crew: It is an American comedy movie which is directed by Shawn Levy and written by Vince Vaughn & Jared Stern. The movie produced by Vaugh & Levy.

The movie tells about two middle aged salesmen Billy & Nick which were played by Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. Both men lose their jobs because of arrival of digital age. Now how they will get a golden chance to do internship with Google and prove their worth.

10: The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)

Cast: Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandiwe Newton, Brain Howe, Dan Castellaneta, James Karen, Kurt Fuller, Takayo Fischer, Mark Christopher Lawrence and Chris Gardner.

The Pursuit of Happiness is an American drama film which is based on the life of entrepreneur Chris Gardner.

In this movie, Will Smith played the role of Gardner who is homeless salesman. In the end of movie, he becomes the owner of brokerage home after facing difficulties due to his work hard.

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