15 Best Motivational Movies of all time for Students in 2020

Movies are the best source of entertainment for a refreshing mind and get inspired. The inspirational movies are the best way to motivate the students as well as give them entertainment. These are the best motivational movies that leave an incredible impression on the students. There are various inspirational movies, selection ranging from Oscar winners to cult favorites.

The list might contain movies you haven’t seen before but shouldn’t miss watching. In this list, I have added the 15 best inspirational movies for the students in 2019.

List of 15 best Motivational Movies in 2019:

  1. NightCrawler: Nightcrawler

This is the movie which everybody would love to watch. This is the best inspirational movie I watched until now. This is a movie for people who have great vision. The movie is although a little brutal, but the acting of Jake Gyllenhaal’s is excellent and would keep you engaged in the entire movie. This movie is about a struggling guy who is keen to find a job but due to some circumstances is not able to find any. In his journey to find a job, he witnesses a crime and finds a window to become a crime journalist. This movie teaches that with a little persuasion and passion anyone can become anything. This movie also tells us the power of focusing on, improving and the positive attributes would help you to become limitless and achieve what you want in your life. You must watch this movie to get some inspiration.

2. The Social Network:the social network

This movie was released in 2010 and was a Hollywood blockbuster. This movie was based on the fairy-tale rise of Mark Zuckerberg and his start-up on Facebook. The movie shows the struggle of Mark Zuckerberg and the happenings in this life that led him to become the biggest entrepreneur in the world. This movie is the perfect choice for people who want to get some inspiration. This movie has excellent deft storytelling and a brilliant background score. This is a good movie that teaches us to follow our dreams and turn them into reality. The movie also teaches us how to start a company from a small room and turn into the world’s most successful social media platform in the world.

3. Pirates of Silicon Valley:

Pirates of Silicon Valley

Talking about the success of the entrepreneurs, Pirates of Silicon Valley is another story of a successful entrepreneur. This movie is based upon the success of Bill Gates’ Microsoft and Steve Jobs’ Apple. The movie depicts both of them as the great Pirates and showcases their story of this voyage. This movie shows that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were rivals from a long time back, from the early days of their entrepreneurship. Noah Wyle did a great job by portraying young Steve Jobs. This is the best made for television inspirational movies.

4. The Pursuit of Happiness:

The pursuit of Happiness

The pursuit of Happiness is the best inspirational movie I have watched so far. This is the best movie that gives the moral of never giving up. Will Smith is a famous Hollywood actor that is loved by many people. He very well depicted the importance of keep on trying. He had done great acting of depicting himself as Chris Gardner. This movie is based on the book Chris’s memories and is one of the best-selling novels of all time and also became a blockbuster movie. This movie depicts the reality that is hard to find in the movies. The movie gives a simple yet very powerful message of never giving up.

5. The Shaw Shank Redemption:

The Shaw shank Redemption

This is the best movie you would ever find. Ranked in the IMDB’s all-time top 10 movies, this movie is a complete blockbuster. The story of the movie revolves around two imprisoned men who bond over the period of many years, and eventually find peace in each other’s company. They both start their journey of finding solace and redemption through acts of decency. One of them, Andy Dufresne played by Tim Robbins manages to take the best of every bad situation. In the movie, he is imprisoned for a false murder and tries to manage the situation by positivity. Morgan Freeman plays the other character and their chemistry is unmatchable.

6. Forest Grump:

Forest Grump

Who hasn’t watched Forest Grump? This is one of the best motivational and inspirational movies of all time. This movie is a beautiful story about a simple man with good intentions. The man keeps on living his life the way he feels right and accidentally becomes a successful person. In the movie, it has been shown that he wins many medals, becomes a professional Ping-Pong player, takes up the running, and owns a huge shrimping company, and inspires the people all around the country. This story revolves around the simple and decent nature of the character Forrest and the way he proves that you don’t have to be a genius to achieve something.

7. Money Ball: Money Ball

Money ball is a movie about the Oakland Athletics and the general manager is Billy Beane which is played by Brad Pitt. Brad Pitt is a Hollywood actor who is very famous. This team in the movie is an underdog and is losing a lot of money. All of the star players of the movie have been picked by the bigger teams. Billy needs to look at the ways that would help him to win without the investment of the money in the business. This movie shows the ways that the entrepreneurs can follow to make their business successful and more innovative. Overall the movie is very good and is a must watch.

8. Wall Street: Wall Street movie

Wall Street was released in 1987 and is one of the best movies since then. The main theme of this movie is business and greed. The story gives a moral of being hardworking and having positivity in life. The story is about a young and ambitious stockbroker, Bud Fox. This role is played by Charlie Sheen. He in his role in the movie tries everything in his power to become a successful person and some little insider trading. For your information, Insider trading is a punishable crime. Bud fearlessly keeps on doing this punishable crime, and then meets another person Gordon Gecko, and gives the moral that greed is good. But you just need to have the inspiration that greed in positive terms is an important driving factor for the success.

9. Rocky:

Rocky is a classic underdog story, which is highly inspirational. Rocky Balboa which is played by Sylvester Stallone is given a chance to participate in a heavyweight championship. By having this chance, he gets an opportunity to improve his life and make it more positive. The main thing he has to do was to go head to head with the challenge. The movie is very motivational and teaches us a lot of things about the competitive spirit. You must watch this movie to get a dose of competitive spirit and motivation. The movie gives a good morale of always being ready and positive about competitions in your life.

10. Jerry McGuire: Jerry McGuire

This movie was released in 1996 and is the classic favourites of all time. This movie shows the ways that teach us to always be number one. The lead role is played by Tom Cruise, the protagonist. He is faced with rejection and people always keep on turning his backs on him. He faces multiple rejections that kind of makes him strong and teaches him many lessons. He starts to take some big leaps of faith. Slowly and eventually he identifies the best road to the successful life, and then ultimately ends up being successful both in business and his life. This movie gives morale of always keep on trying.

11. Startup.com:Startup.com movie

Startup.com is a movie that was released in the early twenties i.e. in 2001. This is a documentary which was a blockbuster of that time. This movie represents the concept of internet gold rush in the late 1990s. This movie gives its audience various lessons about the internet bubble and the ways to handle it in a positive way. The movie also represents the rise in competition, lifelong friendships, ambitions that are made up of do-or-die spirit, all combined in a perfect way to make up a deadly cocktail. The movie is one of the best motivational and lesson giving movie.

12. Something Ventured:

something ventured movie

Something ventured is a movie that gives many positive lessons about life. This is a perfect movie for an entrepreneur who looks forward to collecting some inspiration. This documentary provides a great insight into the people who are going to explore VC Avenue. The documentary is based upon the perspective of the first avenue capitalists in Silicon Valley. This movie shows the ways of funding things and being in line for some big-time investors. This movie also teaches the entrepreneur to be brave and keep on fighting with the situations to reach the biggest top. This movie also teaches the importance of innovative ideas in the market.

13. Boiler Room:

boiler room movie

This movie is not likely to be inspired by the original Wall Street but is in the same line. The movie was released in 2000. The movie showcases some very excellent tips for being a great salesman. This movie is a perfect choice for the people who want to explore their inner business spirit. You must watch this movie to get some motivation, and also stay true to your spirit. This movie teaches the importance of being morally true and the consequences of being morally corrupt.

14. Office Space:

Office Space

Office space was publically released in 1999. The movie is about the people who hate the work and most importantly hate the work space. This movie is a must-watch for people who hate the office space. Well, I think that most of us hate the office space, but the main reason is the negative energy and the pressure of the work that makes us hate this. This motivational movie will teach you to survive and come out of the typical 9 to 5 life. This movie is basically about a guy who hates his office so much that his destiny makes him get promoted rather than getting fired. But this is not the end; his bitterness about his job comes back to him to haunt him. Watch this movie to witness this incredible tale.

15. Manjhi- The Mountain Man:

Manjhi- The Mountain Man

This is one of the best motivational movies in Hindi, which made its space on this list. This is about a man, who has a dream and a passion. You must watch this movie to get some serious inspiration and motivation. This movie got many international awards. The moral of this movie is that benevolence and passion are important for the success and fulfillment of dreams.

Apart from these movies, there are various other motivational movies such as Ted movies and many other series that would provide you many good life lessons.


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