Movies have been the biggest motivational factor in my life as I practically didn’t meet that number of successful people than I saw in movies. They reveal everything about their success story in such a way that movies inspire a huge number of audiences with their scripts, acting, dialogue and the joy of success.
There are lot of great movies with powerful stories, courage and determination that influence and motivate our lives. We have reviewed and listed out a few of the best motivational movies on Netflix that will fuel up your spirit with optimistic attitude, positive and productive thinking.
1. The Shawshank Redemption
Director: Frank Darabont
Star Cast: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
IMDb Ranking: 9.3/10
This is an old movie yet with a very meaningful message and lessons to motivate you. This dramatic story is all about two friends with a strong friendship bond dwelled between the walls of a prison. The friendship gets more stronger when they come out of the prison as they never lose hope and are able to control their mind.
2. The Pursuit of Happyness
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Star Casts: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith
IMDb Ranking: 8.0/10
This is one of the greatest movies that a few can relate to their lives while others can learn from the struggle of a homeless father who struggled for success and happiness for a year with his very young son. This movie will fill your mind and soul with positivity and happiness as you see the success story of Will Smith along with his son Jaden Smith in the Oscar-winning movie.
3. The Fault in Our Stars
Director: Josh Boone
Star Casts: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff
IMDB Ranking: 7.8/10
This is one of those incredible love stories that will melt your heart. The story is about two teenage cancer patients love each other with the core of their heart and are not scared of death. This movie teaches us that life is too short to build sorrow, anger, and hatred. Just enjoy your life while making every moment a happy moment.
4. 127 Hours
Director: Danny Boyle
Star Casts: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara
IMDB Ranking: 7.6/10
This is a great movie that will glue you through the escape struggle of a rock climber who got stuck under a rock while canyoneering alone near Moab. The adventures mount climber had to face struggle to escape for 127 hours and it is an inspirational escape. This motivational movies on Netflix teaches us never to lose hope and keep fighting till your last breath.
5. Steve Jobs
Director: Danny Boyle
Star Cast: Aaron Sorkin
IMDb Ranking: 7.2/10
Steve Jobs is a biopic of co-founder of Apple that tells you about the success story of the visionary Steve Jobs as a renowned businessman. The story revolves around the problems he faces with his personal and professional life while trying to launch three products. Such movies that show struggle with determination and success are motivating and inspiring.
6. Jersey Boys
Director: Clint Eastwood
Star Casts: John Lloyd, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Vincent Piazza, Christopher Walken
IMDb Ranking: 6.8/10
This movie is a lesson to those who go blind in their own success. It’s a cinematic adaptation of Broadway musical. The story of four friends of New Jersey pop group Frankie, Bob, Tommy, and Nick Massi takes a turn when they become a victim of mafia threats and family disasters due to gambling debts. There are a lot of lessons learned from this epic movie.
7. The Karate Kid
Director: Harald Zwart
Star Casts: Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan
IMDb Ranking: 6.2/10
My kids have seen this movie for over 10 times as they always feel motivated and inspired by Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) who wanted to win a karate competition. He takes the help of the secret Kung Fu master Mr. Han (Jackie Chan) and succeeded in his aim with lots of struggles. The story also depicts the school bullying attacks and how he overcame the situation. This is one of the top Netflix movies on the banner nowadays.
Though movies are for entertainment however there are a few movies that teach us the best possible lessons of life. These uplifting movies on Netflix are trending because now in this pandemic situation of COVID-19, all the families are locked down under one roof and this is the best time to spend with each other and learn the morals of life. Relate yourself with the characters in these top Netflix movies and just make a stronger relationship with your loved ones.