You sometimes need some comfort viewing, but there have been over twelve thousand movies released in this year alone. It really is no surprise that it is hard to choose what to watch when you sit down for an evening.
Lucky for you, we have put together a list of some of the most inspiring movies to watch when you are not feeling your best.
1. The Last Champion
If you are looking for inspirational sports movies, this is a good place to start. In this faith drama, an ex-Olympic athlete returns to his hometown to settle his late mother’s affairs. While there, the local high-school wrestling team asks him to help out with coaching.
The athlete, John Wright, tries to help but his past ends up holding him back. When he was an Olympian, officials outed him as having taken performance-enhancing drugs. Now he must fight back against the judgment of the town and redeem himself in the eyes of locals.
2. Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump is often seen as one of the top inspirational movies of all time. It follows the titular Forrest as he tells his life story in a series of flashbacks. Over the course of the movie, he overcomes physical and mental disability, as well as public ridicule.
Over the course of the movie, he meets presidents, gives inspirational speeches, and serves in the army. All during this time, he rarely gives up and motivates others to achieve greatness.
This tender romance follows two young churchgoing teens caught in a Romeo and Juliet story of familial rivalry. As the movie continues, the two Christians face struggles to hide their relationship from their peers’ judgment.
The movie plays on themes of balancing ambition with emotion but ends on a happy note. As one of the inspirational family movies on this list, it manages to show glimpses of love and care we can have for one another in this world.
4. God’s Own Country
In this cozy, romantic drama, a young farmer falls in love with a guest who shows a tender hand when it comes to rearing lambs. Over the course of the movie, you see a love emerge that will warm your heart for years to come.
It is safe to say that God’s Own Country is one of the most inspiring movies to watch this century. It is not one to miss.
5. Die Hard
One of the best inspirational movies ever made, it is sometimes described as a contemporary Western. It stars up-and-coming Bruce Willis as a lawman who travels west across the country to reconcile with his estranged wife.
When he arrives, he begins to realize that bandits have taken over the local area. Out of his depth, John McClane ends up teaming up with troubled lawmen to save his wife and protect the locals.
Die Hard has strong themes of Christmas, family, and redemption. McClane fights to save his marriage and local lawman Al proves himself as a competent protector of the town.
Where To Find More Inspiring Movies
Now you have the list above to watch, you should see what you enjoyed and what you did not. After that, return to our blog and see what you can find. We have information on more inspiring movies, music, and games you can try out.