Life is full of challenges, and when you battle the tidal waves of life’s demands, you often feel deflated. Life for students at high school, college, or university is no different. The pressures of juggling academics, club commitments, social life, and family obligations can drain your energy.
Suppose you’re in desperate need of an excellent pick-me-up to get back in the saddle. The holy grail of motivation is in some of the most inspirational films. Book and movies review services offer a resource for these top nine films, a must-see for any student.
Here are the top 9 student inspiring movies:
1. The Social Network (2010)
It’s a biographical drama based on “Facebook” founder Mark Zuckerberg’s life. The extraordinary journey from a Harvard student to be a billionaire should inspire every student. The film will inspire you to work hard to realize your dream.
The movie also conveys the message that is taking risks in life is necessary to achieve greatness.
2. I am Kalam (2010)
Chotu is a bright child from a low-income family who works at a roadside in Dhaba, India, to help support the family. The difficult financial situation does not hinder the boy’s academic, street intelligence, and natural capacity. President Kalam’s extraordinary life inspires Chotu to study hard to become a significant person in society.
This movie sends a simple message that education is a fundamental right for all children and hard work is key to success.
3. Blind Side (2009)
The Blind Side is a film about an African-American homeless boy whose life changes when a family adopts the boy. With the help of the foster family, the boy overcomes learning disabilities and makes it onto the all-American football team, defying the stereotype that foster families are bad.
4. The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)
“The Pursuit of Happiness” is another inspirational film that you should not miss. It’s based on the life of entrepreneur Chris Gardner, trying to achieve the American Dream. Chris Gardner, the film’s lead actor, is a middle-aged salesperson struggling to make ends meet.
Gardner is on the verge of disaster, depressed by his failure, has a partner leaving, and has no money. Thanks to his unwavering determination and motivation, Gardner goes from a homeless salesperson to owning a multimillion brokerage firm.
5. Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump is a movie that shows the journey of a man who, despite having an IQ of only 75, receives an award for bravery, excels at ping pong, and makes money selling shrimps. From school bullying because of his disability to serving in the Vietnam Wars.
The film illustrates how anyone can overcome life obstacles with patience and poise. Apply the skills to your studies, homework, or research paper.
6. October Sky (1999)
Like Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son, many young minds got inspiration from the launch of Sputnik, the first artificial satellite. Despite his father’s opposition, Homer sets out with friends on a mission to build and launch a rocket. The movie October Sky reminds you to keep your aim high, and you’ll get closer to achieving your goals.
7. Nil Battey Sanatta (2015)
It’s a story about a single mother who works four different low-paid jobs to make ends meet. The daughter is an unmotivated student who struggles with math. The mother enrolls herself in a math class to tutor the daughter at home.
It inspires the daughter to work hard and achieve good grades. What follows sends a powerful message that everyone has the right to an education and a good life regardless of social status. The film also teaches us that hard work and dedication always lead to success.
8. The First Grader (2010)
It’s important to remember that not everyone attends high school or university. This biographical drama is a true story of an 84-year-old man who enrolled in elementary school classes. The main character inspires an entire generation to attend school for the first time.
It also encourages those who are already in school to value their education.
9. The Theory of Everything (2014)
Stephen Hawking is one of the most brilliant minds of our time. This film is about a brilliant cosmologist and physicist who overcame all odds to achieve greatness. Hawking, who excelled in school and college, had a degenerative motor neuron disease.
The ground-breaking contributions to cosmology and physics were remarkable despite being in a wheelchair. The story teaches us that if you have the desire to succeed, disabilities are rarely a hindrance.
Movies may teach you many life lessons, breaking free from its traditional role as a source of enjoyment. Movies might motivate you to change your life. Learn the basics needed to meet your life goals and the best ways to overcome challenges.
Take a journey with the characters of these films and see they have one thing in common. They all want to do something outstanding and to contribute to the world.