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October Sky

October Sky

One of my personal favourite.

A biopic on Homer Hickman, a coal miner’s son. He gets inspired to build rockets when he hears about the first artificial satellite Sputnik being launched into space, even though he faces resistance from his father.

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8. 3 Idiots

Most students find themselves in the wrong profession due to parental pressure.

3 idiots is a real-life relatable movie of some students who found themselves doing engineering because of the wrong motivations while one goes against all odds pursuing knowledge and excellence.

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1. Good Will Hunting

In this movie, Matt Damon plays a role of a 20-year old man gifted with high potential in Mathematics and Chemistry. However, he does not realize what his potential can offer.

This movie will inspire you to unleash your hidden talent by trying to think differently. It is also going to help you become competent.

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11. The Great Debaters

This movie is for students who have potential but just need some motivation from their teacher to uplift their spirit.

A story of Melvin Tolson, a professor who inspired his students to challenge Harvard University at the debating championship.

Debaters should be perfect in languages and they can get assistance from any site with experienced professionals.

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4. Rudy

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where nobody believes in you, not even your parents?

Daniel Ruettiger, a no-hoper has a dream of playing football at the University of Notre Dame but is being discouraged by the people around him.

They tell him that he doesn’t have the physical and mental requirements but he doesn’t believe so. After years of hardships and struggles, he finally achieves his dream.

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12. Social Network

This is the journey of Zuckerberg, how he evolved from being a student at the Harvard University to being a billionaire.

An inspiring story for students trying to transform their dreams into reality.

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2. In Pursuit Of Happiness

Sometimes, you may feel like you’ve reached a dead end and you are on the verge of giving up in life.

In pursuit of happiness will turn things around and give you the stamina you need to go on.

Chris Gardner goes from being a homeless salesman to the owner of a brokerage house with sheer determination and willpower.

It shows you just how you should never allow yourself to be a victim of circumstances.

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3. The Blind Side

Michael Oher is adopted by a loving and supportive family who give him all the opportunities he has ever dreamed of.

With their help, Michael discovers his strengths and becomes a successful footballer.

Maybe you’ve never had a reason to show kindness to those in need, perhaps this movie will inspire you to do so.

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6. Freedom Writers

This is just a perfect movie for those students who are finding it hard studying in their early life.

It is a story of a young teacher who inspires her students to work hard despite the hardships, some struggling to get finance and even marriage problems.

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7. Yes Man

They say that opportunity comes once, and most of the time when we miss certain opportunities in life we feel like that’s the end. Carl Allen lives an unfulfilled life until he attends the “yes” seminar and decides to give life a whole new shift.

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9. Stand And Deliver

Jaime Escalante, a mathematics teacher decides to adopt unconventional teaching methods in a bid to help lift his no-hoper students. This is a perfect movie for those students who think that they are hopeless in their studies.

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Research shows being motivated predicts career success better than intelligence, ability, or salary.

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WW II was depicted on screen in Hollywood movies while it was being fought. Though many filmmakers tried to capture the essence of the tragic period, four movies accurately portray the impact and the experience of WWII, according to Rob Citino, a Senior Historian at the World War II Museum:

  • Casablanca (1942)
  • The More the Merrier (1943)
  • The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Stalag 17 (1953)

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