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Favorite Motivational Movies

Updated on January 20, 2013

What is your favorite motivational or inspirational movie?

Have you been inspired by a movie to examine your life and make changes? Has a movie motivated you to try something you've never done before or look at the world through changed eyes?

Here's your opportunity to vote for your favorite motivational or inspirational movie.

If you don't see your favorite movie listed, please feel free to add it, and don't forget to come back later and vote for it.

Tell your friends!

Let's see which inspirational movies make it to the top.

Please don't add a movie unless it has really been an inspiration to you.

This is a companion lens to Favorite Motivational Books.

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Favorite Motivational Movies - Vote for your favorites!

Please take a moment to vote for your favorite motivational movies - or to vote against the ones you don't like.

Don't see your favorite? Add it to the list.

Let's see what bubbles to the top of the list over time.

Books or movies, your preference?

So, are you a reader or a watcher?

Which do you prefer, motivational books or movies?

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Courageous

Facing the Giants

Flywheel

(Director's Cut)

Fireproof

Faith Like Potatoes

Please feel free to share your thoughts about movies that inspire and motivate us.

I also welcome your comments and suggestions about the subject and the lens.

Act on your dream!

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    Deb Bryan 5 years ago from Chico California

    @anonymous: Hello BaseballHittingTips, I agree! I think Field of Dreams and Stand By Me (of the movies you mentioned) are my favorite motivational movies. There are so many favorites and this page helps us to put them together on one page so we can collect them all. ;-)

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    You have so many great motivational movies listed! I really like Rudy, Field of Dreams, Rocky, Hoosiers and Stand By Me.

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    RuralFloridaLiving 5 years ago

    You've come up with a wonderful list of movies. Thanks!

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    glowchick 5 years ago

    Great list of movies, there are several of them I love to watch :)

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    Laurel Johnson 5 years ago from Washington KS

    Pay it Forward is my fave, but you listed many excellent motivational movies here.

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    You've listed a lot of terrific movies. My favorite on the list is The Shawshank Redemption with Glory being a close second.

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    siobhanryan 5 years ago

    Lovely lens. Pay it Forward is the best for me.

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    Scriber1 LM 5 years ago

    I love the movies you've listed here. I didn't vote on the poll because I'm both an avid reader AND a film buff :-). Uplifting lens, it made me smile - thanks!

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    I added one of my favorite movies the Shadow Effect by Debbie Ford. She is one of my favorite writers.

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    I added one of my favorite movies the Shadow Effect by Debbie Ford. She is one of my favorite writers.

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    I added one of my favorite movies the Shadow Effect by Debbie Ford. She is one of my favorite writers.

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    I added one of my favorite movies the Shadow Effect by Debbie Ford. She is one of my favorite writers.

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    bestcollegeart 5 years ago

    I haven't seen all but few of them are really wonderful movie. Thanks for listing the best of movies. I will definitely watch all.

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    dahlia369 6 years ago

    I can never pick only one, like quite a few of them from your list and others, not listed.

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    garyrh1 6 years ago

    Ah wow. A ton of great movies listed. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a great Jimmy Stewart film and definitely a top motivational movie.

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    m2paper 7 years ago

    Top Motivational Movies

    This list of inspirational movies includes a variety of different story lines. Hope you enjoy them.

    1. PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS- A rages to riches story about a man who goes for his dreams and wont let his circumstances get in the way

    2. REMEMBER THE TITANS- during the 70s the black and white school is closed and they are sent to an integrated school. Through all the racial tension a black coach is chosen to head the newly segregated football team

    3. FOREST GUMP- The story of a man with a low IQ who rose above his challenges, and proved that determination, courage, and love are more important than intellectual ability

    4. THE COLOR PURPLE-Its based on the life and trials and tribulations of an African American woman in the early 1900's

    5. RUDY: About a huge football fan who always wanted to play for the Notre Dame Football team. He is told he is too small for the game but he perseveres on

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    Mary Norton 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

    I am a fan of motivational movies. I have taken from your list some I have not seen and will look for these. Thanks.

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    kab 8 years ago from Upstate, NY

    The Giant Squid Greeters are kicking off a fun team challenge. You are hereby formally invited to join my team: Kab's Fab Squid Squad. I think you'd be a great addition to the Squid Squad.

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    anonymous 8 years ago

    great collection of movies, great lens

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    anonymous 8 years ago

    great collection of movies, great lens

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    Joan4 9 years ago

    Great list! I love this idea! There are so many good motivational books and movies that it is hard to see them all! I keep at least one motivational book in process all the time! You have lots of my favorite movies on your list! Thank you for a super lens!

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    anonymous 9 years ago

    I don't know about you, but I enjoy reading motivational and inspirational books and watching the same kind of movies. I almost always get a fresh burst of energy and new ideas to pursue.

    Act on your dream!

    JD