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Life is like a sea where you experience several highs and lows that makes the journey worthwhile. The moment of extreme happiness and sadness that life throws at us either make us or break us. If you are at an important juncture in life dealing with difficulties or looking for some motivation, then inspiring movies can actually help. Apart from entertaining, they have the best life lessons to offer that can broaden your perspective, help to take certain decisions and make you believe in yourself.

Here comes the list of inspirational Hollywood movies that will embark you towards a new journey in life.

Forrest Gump (1994)

It is the story of Forrest, a physically disabled kid with marginal intelligence who is bullied at school due to his leg braces. Trying to escape from some bullies, one day his braces fall off, revealing him to be a very fast runner. After that, there was no looking back for this guy. Later, he went on achieving many great things in life, including football scholarship, meeting President John F. Kennedy, joining the U.S. Army, and receiving the Medal of Honor for his heroism. This movie teaches us that with hard-work and constant efforts, we can overcome all the difficulties in life and achieve what we desire for.

“You have to do the best with what God gave you.”

 

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Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The story of Andy Dufresne, a banker who is wrongly sentenced to two consecutive life terms in Maine’s Shawshank prison for the murder of his wife and her lover. In the prison, Andy is regularly raped by three of his inmates and goes through the regular hardships of a prisoner. He keeps his hope alive and eventually manages to escape through the tunnel that he dug with his rock hammer over the past 19 years. The movie gives us a golden lesson that we must keep ourselves calm and composed even in the toughest situations of life because there is always light at the end of the tunnel.

“Get busy living or get busy dying.”

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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The movie depicts the story of a salesman who faces several failures, challenges, and hardships in life. He struggles hard to deal with the growing financial demands, his wife leaves him and he became homeless at one point. But he never gave up and keep moving towards his goal in the pursuit of his dreams. The one important lesson that this movie teaches us- Life will throw several problems and challenges in your way, you have the choice to either surrender to them or take things in your hand and work hard to achieve what you want in life and reach where you want to be.

“Don’t ever let somebody tell you, you can’t do something.”

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The Bucket List (2007)

The Bucket List is the story of two ill men, Edward and Carter who meet each other in hospital after being diagnosed with lung cancer. Sharing the room at the hospital during their treatment, at first, they rub each other only to become good friends later. During the treatment, they learn that they only have a year left before they bid goodbye to this world. Turns out Carter has a bucket list that he wants to complete before he dies. Edward likes the idea and both of them embark on a trip to fulfill their bucket list. The movie shows us that life is unexpected and you never know what’s next. So try to find the joy in your life and bring joy to other people’s lives.

“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.”

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The Intouchables (2011)

The movie portrays the story of Phillipe, a millionaire who gets paralyzed down the neck in a paragliding accident. This accident changes his life forever and confined him to the wheelchair. In search of a caretaker, he meets Driss, a homeless man with a criminal record for robbery who applies for the job. Along with taking good care of Phillipe, Driss develops a friendship with him. Which helps Phillipe recover from the misery that arises from the disability as a result of the accident. Based on a true story, this movie sends the powerful message that disability is not the end of the life. It makes you believe in the power of love, life, and friendship.

“Don’t wait for things to get easier, simpler, better. Life will always be complicated. Learn to be happy right now. Otherwise, you’ll run out of time.”

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Do you believe that life has gone out of your hands and you need that extra dose of motivation? These movies will keep the spark alive and become your guiding light. Just go to Netflix and enjoy them while learning the important lessons of life.

The word chick flick says itself that there is going to be a lot of drama, fun, comedy, and romance in it. When you are having a girl’s night in, of course, there is going to be plenty of fast food and gossips. But what are you going to do for entertainment? We guess all you need is the collection of awesome chick flicks that make you laugh and cry through the night. So here we have curated a list of 10 best Hollywood chick flicks of all time. Snuggle up in a blanket with your besties and enjoy!!

Bridesmaids

The best part of the movie is- all-female cast. It’s the story of a jobless woman, Kristen Wiig asked by her best friend to be her maid of honor. As time passes, she needs to get along with other friends of the bride and get in a fight (aka war) with one of the bridesmaids. And the rest of the story unfolds amidst several comic and inspiring scenes.

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Clueless

Released in the year 1995, Clueless is the ultimate chick flick of all times. From high school drama to teenage romance and friendship to the trendy fashion statements, there is everything in this movie that girls could ask for. And amidst all the drama, the protagonist in the movie, Alicia Silverstone, finds herself and what she covet for.

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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

A guy bets that he will make a girl fall in love with her in ten days for winning an advertising campaign. The girl he chooses comes out to be a writer who is practicing to lose a guy in ten days to get an experience in writing an article. The game begins when they both try hard to achieve their target but eventually fall in love with each other.

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John Tucker Must Die

As the name suggests, the movie features a group of the charming girls betrayed by John Tucker. They get teamed up to ruin his public image in college. The girl gang recruits a new girl for the task who gets succeeded in her attempts. But eventually, find out that she fell prey into the trap of jealousy and hatred.

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Mean Girls

With an irresistible plot, the pic mean girls is fun and make you laugh till your stomach hurts. And all the girls watching this flick can definitely relate to one character or another in the movie. The movie revolves around the most famous girls in the high school and an outsider trying to set a place for herself. From wearing pink on Wednesdays to going shopping with besties and puking on your crush, this movie is all fun and laughs.

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Pitch Perfect

It’s not just the pitch that is perfect in the movie, but the film worked in its entire department. The movie features a college singing group that wins a prestigious competition by going through the hardships of personal issues and group dynamics. In between, there is a lot of fun, entertainment, and drama that makes the movie worth watching.

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The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants

The story of four best friends who spend their summer away from each other and hatch a plan to stay connected. They pass around a pair of jeans that fits them all perfectly despite their different body structures. In the entire movie, the girls have their fair share of adventures, love affairs, breaks ups, and life struggles. While watching the movie, the girls will definitely be able to relate to one of the characters.

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So add these flicks to your bucket list and enjoy with your girls relishing popcorns on a fun weekend. We guarantee you a heavy dose of fun and laughter ahead!!

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