Collections Of Inspiring True-Story Movie
Sometimes in life you just have to take a deep breath and be grateful because right now as you read this, you are alive, healthy, and still living in a fine house with clothes covering your body, and enough food to eat everyday. More or less, there is always a reason to be grateful to God and live your life to the fullest. Right now, we want to recommend you some of the greatest based on true-story movies that will definitely inspire you.
1. The Pursuit of Happyness
This is a story about Chris Gardner’s struggle to success and his nearly one-year experience of being homeless. It is something you should watch to inspire you that when you have a dream, you have to pursue it till you get it. The Smiths duo (Will & Jaden Smith) with their touching performances will definitely melt your heart.
2. Faith Like Potatoes
Faith Like Potatoes is a Christian movie, based on the life of Angus Buchan. The story is about the time he gave his life to Jesus, and then he began to see changes in his life. The most daring thing he did solely based on his faith is when he was planting potatoes in the dry season. In this movie, we are taught to have more faith in everything we do, as far as we believe that God is leading us into something greater.
3. A Beautiful Mind
Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly give stunning performances in A Beautiful Mind. The story covers up the life of John Nash, a recipient of Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science despite of his illness. A great movie to reminds us that we are capable of doing so many things as long as we don’t give up!
The story is about William Wallace, a Scottish warrior who led the Scotts in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England. Braveheart taught us to have courage and fight for what you believe in – in this case it’s freedom. Eventhough he faced many obstacles along his way, but he never gave up and in the end, he managed to achieve his goals – Scotts get its freedom.
5. 12 Years A Slave
12 Years A Slave is a slave narrative memoir covering the life of Solomon Northup when he was abducted and sold as a slave for 12 years. This story taught us about hard-work and when life takes you to the circumstances you never imagined, you just have to be strong and still be the light in the middle of the darkness. It’s an important story told with passion and grace. A must-see!
6. Heaven Is For Real
A Christian movie about a young boy named Colton Burpo, who visited Heaven when he was on emergency surgery at the age of four. A story about Christian faith that Heaven is real and that the life we are in now is simply a life in-waiting for the eternal life we will have if we believe in Jesus as our savior.
7. October Sky
Young Jake Gyllenhaal played the role of Homer Hickam brilliantly. A sweet story about four young teenagers chasing their dreams, breaking the usual. October Sky taught us that there are many ways to achieve success, and that you shouldn’t be afraid if you’re different, because you can reach success only when you stay true to yourself and your passion. In fact, being different is what made him success in the first place.
8. Patch Adams
This movie told us about the life of Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams, where he is known as a doctor who believes that using humor can help patients in their recoveries. Despite it has low ratings, what we could learn from this movie is that happiness could heal your body – literally! Because what you think determines what you become. Simple, but that’s how our brain works!
9. The Intouchables
The Intouchables is a French movie based on true story of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and his French-Algerian caregiver, Abdel Sellou. The Intouchables reminds us that everyone needs other people in their life, and we should take care of each other in a better way. This story also taught us that weakness is not always a disadvantage, as long as you can see it beyond the obvious with a positive mind.
So, have you watch all of these inspirational movies? Which one is your favorite? Let us know if you’ve watched some other great true-story movies that are worth to be featured here!