Inspirational movies

List of the most inspirational movies selected by visitors to our site: Happy as Lazzaro, Spread Your Wings, Stronger Than The World: The Story of José Aldo, The Taking of Deborah Logan, Temple Grandin, Running for Grace, England Is Mine, Nappily Ever After, On the Basis of Sex, The Brawler.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Happy as Lazzaro (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryItaly, Luxembourg, France, Germany
CharactersWolves, Slaves, Friends, Poor
PlotTime travel, Slavery, Friendship, Missing people, Debts
PlaceVillage, Italy, Railway
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Soulful, Fancy, Makes me think

Purehearted teen Lazzaro is content living as a sharecropper in rural Italy, but an unlikely friendship with the marquise’s son will change his world.

Spread Your Wings (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, family
CountryFrance, Norway
CharactersTeens, Horses, Fathers, Birds
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Travel, Political, Holidays
PlaceNature, France, Hospitals, Arctic, Lake
StyleLight, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy project: save a species endangered, thanks to the ultralight of Christian! Then begins an incredible and perilous journey ...

Stronger Than The World: The Story of José Aldo (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
CharactersTough guys
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating, Touching, Heartbreaking

The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.

The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
PlotExorcism, Music, Obsession, Rivalry
PlaceParty, New York
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Inspirational

What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all.

Temple Grandin (2010)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, biography
CharactersTeachers, Geniuses, Autistic, Scientists, Disabled people
PlotOn real events
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.

Running for Grace (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersTeens, Orphans
PlotLove, Friendship, Viruses, Adoption
PlaceJungle, Forest
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

An orphan boy of mixed race finds family with the newly arrived white village doctor in Hawaii. The boy can run like the wind, and begins bringing Doc's medicine to coffee pickers throughout the mountainous region. On an errand, the medicine runner meets the daughter of the plantation owner and a forbidden, young love blossoms like the white "Kona Snow" of the surrounding coffee trees.

England Is Mine (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Writers, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Water, Love triangle, Depression
PlaceEngland, Office, Night Clubs
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Serious

A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths.

Nappily Ever After (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
StyleInspirational, Soulful, For girls, By books, Touching

After an accident at the hair salon, Violet realizes she's not living life to the fullest. A soulful barber helps her put the pieces back together.

On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, China, Canada
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Family, Lawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Relationship, Obsession, Cancer, Success
StyleUnexpected ending, Inspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Smart

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.

The Brawler (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography, history, sport
PlotOn real events, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Fascinating

The true story of underdog boxer, Chuck Wepner, who gets a shot to fight the champ, Muhammed Ali.

The Founder (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Greece
CharactersRich, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Success

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Businessmen (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CharactersFriends, Businessmen
PlotLove, On real events, Money, Friendship, Success
StyleInspirational, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Events in the "Businessmen" unfold in the era of the 90's, when the country is experiencing an economic crisis. Heroes of the film are among the first who stood at the origins of market relations in Kazakhstan.

Brian Banks (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, American Football, Friendship, Justice, Freedom
PlacePrison, Los Angeles
StyleInspirational, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

An All-American football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is falsely accused of rape and sent to prison.

Tooth Fairy (2010)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, family
CharactersFamily, Guitarists, Cats, Single mothers
PlotAdventure, Hockey, Dreams
StyleLight, Inspirational

When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. Soon, Derek is inspired to rekindle his youthful dreams.

The Glorias (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, biography, history
PlotOn real events
StyleInspirational, By books

An equal rights crusader, journalist and activist: Gloria Steinem embodies these and more. From her role in the revolutionary women's rights movement to her travels throughout the U.S. and around the world, Steinem has made an everlasting mark on modern history. A nontraditional chronicle of a trailblazing life.

Girl Rising (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, documentary
CountryUSA, India
PlotDeath, Religious, Uprising
StyleInspirational, Makes me think, Serious

Nine filmmakers each profile a young girl from a different part of the world to weave a global tapestry of youth in the 21st century.

Cosmos (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotAdventure, UFO
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Philosophical, Smart, Intellectual

Three astronomers accidentally intercept what they believe to be a signal from a distant alien civilization, but the truth is even more incredible than any of them could have imagined.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Obsession, Expeditions
StyleExciting, Action, Inspirational, Fascinating, Epic

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Woodlawn (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, sport
PlotOn real events, Sports, American Football, Religious
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.

The Fighter (2010)
Markimdb: 7.8
PlotOn real events, Boxing, Fights without rules
StyleAction, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy

The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.