For students, in the roller coaster ride of life, it’s okay to feel demotivated at times. It is very important how we handle these situations and how maturely we react. So, whenever you are finding that reason to hang on, but can’t seem to find one, you need to listen to that tiny voice in your head that tells you to have faith.
When feeling demotivated, you might need a little push from outside. Here is a list of movies that will make you hang on and help you through your downs.
1. The pursuit of happyness
2006, 1h 57m, 8/10 IMDb
Just to make it clear, the spelling mistake is intended. The entire movie is like a reality check of how unfair and tedious life can be. A story of a father whose family is at stake because of a bad investment and how he gives in his everything to save his family.
This is a movie that you will spot in every “feel-good” film list, hence, if you are looking for some optimism in life, you must go for this film. Heads up, don’t forget your box of tissues if you are someone very emotional.
2011, 2h 9m, 7.5/10 IMDb
“Machines never come with any extra parts. They come with the exact amount they need. So, I figured out, if the world is one big machine, I couldn’t be an extra part, I had to be here for some reason.”We all have a purpose in our lives. We are made aware of it in many ways, just start paying attention to those subtle hints given by the universe. Watch this movie to find out how a young orphan, finds his purpose and inspires a thousand others to do so.
3. I am Kalam
2010, 1h 27m, 8/10 IMDb
Have you ever wondered where does inspiration come from? Is it just a mere act of trying to be someone? Well to have the answer, watch this optimistic movie revolving around the life of a child who works in a tea stall and considers APJ Abdul Kalam as his hero. If not on the ninth cloud, this movie will get you out of your bubble.
"There's Always A Scope Of Improvement"
4. Taare zameen par
2007, 2h 45m, 8.4/10 IMDb
If you have grown up in an Indian family, this movie will touch you in different spheres. Taare Zameen Par takes us inside the life of a 10-year-old dyslexic boy and his problematic family who refuse to see his speciality. This film reminds us that we are far more than our results, what defines us really is the artist inside us, the child inside us who no matter what, won’t take no for an answer.
2017, 1h 49m, 8.4/10 IMDb
If you are truly dedicated to something, no matter how difficult the challenges are, you ought to achieve it. Passion is the strongest feeling of a person’s life and when you give your everything to it, you are destined to succeed. Patience, determination, and hard work are all you need. The movie ‘coco’ will re-ignite the fire inside you and keep you going so that you achieve all the milestones in your life.
2016, 1h 53m, 7.6/10 IMDb
The story revolves around a girl named “Moana” who doesn’t take no for an answer. She knows her purpose and can go to any extent to fulfil her dreams. This movie is worth a watch because this movie has the ability to restore our faith in ourselves and make us compel to ask ourselves questions like ‘what’s stopping us?’, ‘Is our wait worth or should we go get it right now?’
2019, 2h 23m, 8.2/10 IMDb
Life is a lot more than just our academics or our results. We need to understand that happiness is relative. If you are depending on that result sheet to celebrate, this movie will make you think once again. A very important message is conveyed through this movie, i.e., we all have plans regarding what we will do when we are successful but none us of think about dealing with failure. Before expecting success, you need to teach yourself and others how to deal with failure.