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Before moving on to the list of motivational movies see some sentences and enlightening suggestions to find the maximum of our motivations. Neville Goddard was a spiritual and mystical theorist born to an English family in Barbados in 1905. May his quotes motivate you to imagine success and take action to ensure that you can live out your wishes.

Neville Goddard

Being aware that you are bad by hoping for treasures means that you are rewarded with what you are aware of being, that is, destitution.

Each individual is born with unlimited power, against which no earthly pressure has the least relevance.

The depth of your own being suggests and also means that you, being the conscious surface, do not know. It specifically recognizes how to do this. Don’t ask how it will be done. Capture the state of mind of the wish fulfilled. What would the feeling certainly look like if it were true?

Simply dare to assume that you are what you intend to be and you will surely force everyone to do their part.

If you believe the desire and live as if it were true, no power on earth can prevent it from becoming a fact. 

If you judge after appearances, you will continue to be enslaved by the evidence of your findings. 

Truth depends on the intensity of the imagination, not on the truths.

Because life does not make mistakes and constantly supplies man with what man first gives himself.

You imagine what you want and then you think it is real.

The dream hides the innovative act, while the objective world reveals it.

Change your perception of yourself and you will automatically change the world you live in.

Love is our birthright.

Capture the feeling of your desire by thinking it would be yours if you were currently in possession of the thing you want, and your dream will surely come true.

I Am is a feeling of long-term understanding.

You will surely discover that you are not a target of fate but a target of faith (yours).

The world is a mirror, forever reflecting what you are doing, yourself.

Predetermine what you want to hear and pay attention until you hear it.

Do not waste a minute in regret, because believing with feeling in the mistakes of the past is to make yourself sick.

For one’s creativity all points are possible.

Advance to a greater degree than awareness by taking your attention away from your current limitations and placing it on what you want to be.

Become aware of what you believe and you will surely identify a link between your mood and surrounding circumstances.

It’s not what you want it to attract, you attract what you think is true.

The law works by faith. If you think, no effort is required to see your every need fulfilled.

The inner self acts over and over again until it takes on the tones of truth.

Live the feeling of your dream and observe the path that your attention follows.

Believe that your requests are already met.

You are already who you want to be, and also your refusal to believe that this is the only factor you don’t see.

Feeling is the trick.

It is necessary to have a purpose in life.

Man moves in a world that is absolutely nothing but his objectified consciousness.

Be aware of your feelings and moods, because there is an unbroken link between your feelings and yours. visible world.

The world is you.

Determined Creative Imagination, thinking from the end is the beginning of all miracles. 

Believe you are what you intend to be.

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Motivational movies to watch

Here is an interesting list of motivational movies to see, carefully selected, from the best known titles distributed around the world to rare independent movies to discover and enjoy. Some are true masterpieces of the history of cinema, movies to be seen at least once in a lifetime. Others are new discoveries of rare festivals and films offered on the Indiecinema channel.



Andrew Neiman is a first year intern at the respected Shaffer Conservatory in New York City. He wishes someday realize his goals and get close to his idol Buddy Rich. Fletcher attacks Andrew after he stops keeping pace while rehearsing Hank Levy’s lead piece “Whiplash”. A indie movie to find motivation when the obstacles that divide us from our dreams seem insurmountable.

Whiplash premiered in competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival on January 16, 2014, as the opening movie of the event; won the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Award for best drama. The movie was praised by critics with appreciation for the film’s script, directing, editing, sound mixing, as well as Teller and Simmons performances. Simmons ‘portrayal of Fletcher earned him the Academy, BAFTA, Critics’ Choice, Golden Globe, and even Screen Actors Guild awards for Best Supporting Actor.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

In 1963, Randle McMurphy entered a working ranch in Oregon for the rape of a 15-year-old girl. He is transferred to a psychiatric institution to avoid forced labor. The ward is dominated by head nurse Mildred Ratched, a cold and aggressive tyrant who scares her patients.

The other individuals consist of Billy Bibbit, a distressed and stammering young man; Charlie Cheswick, who is prone to tantrums; Martini is delusional and childish; the repressed homosexual Dale Harding; Max Taber, profane and warlike; epileptics Jim Sefelt and Bruce Fredrickson; Silent but violent Scanlon; the tall, deaf-mute Native American “Chief” Bromden; as well as many others with chronic problems.

The recording began in January 1975 and lasted 3 months, taking place in the Salem area, Oregon, as well as the surrounding locality, along with Depoe Bay on the north Oregon coast. The producers chose to shoot the film in Oregon State Hospital, a true psychiatric hospital, as this was also the setting for the novel. The medical facility is still in operation (as of 2022), although the initial facilities seen in the film have actually been destroyed. A disturbing motivational movie that is not easily forgotten.

The Pianist

In September 1939, Władysław Szpilman, a Polish Jewish pianist, was playing live on the Warsaw radio when the terminal was bombed during the Nazi invasion of Poland. Jews are quickly sidelined from all services and forced to use the blue Star of David bracelets. Finding motivation to survive in such a situation means having to access resources deeper than your own inner self.

The pianist premiered at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival on May 24, 2002, where it won the Palme d’Or, and was released in large-scale distribution in September; the film received wide acclaim, with critics admiring Polanski’s directing, Brody’s performance and Harwood’s script. At the 75th Academy Awards, the movie won Best Director (Polanski), Best Non-Original Screenplay (Harwood) and Best Actor (Brody), and was nominated for four other awards, including Best Picture.

Into The Wild

In April 1992, Christopher McCandless arrives in a remote area called Healy, just north of Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. Hunt with a. 22, reads books and keeps a diary as she prepares for her new life in nature.

The movie premiered during the 2007 Rome Film Fest and was released outside Fairbanks, Alaska on September 21, 2007. It was also nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Editing and Best Supporting Actor for Holbrook.


The diving suit and the butterfly

The first third of the film tells from the point of view of the main character, Jean-Dominique Bauby (Mathieu Amalric), or Jean-Do as his friends call him. The movie opens when Bauby wakes up from a three-week coma in a health facility in Berck-sur-Mer, France. After a rather optimistic preliminary evaluation by a doctor, a specialist tells him that he has an exceptionally rare problem in which he is almost totally physically paralyzed but remains psychologically normal. But Bauby manages to find new motivations within himself to continue living. 

Based on Jean-Dominique Bauby’s 1997 short story of the same name, the film portrays Bauby’s life after suffering a massive stroke that left him with a condition known as a blocked disorder. Bauby is portrayed by Mathieu Amalric.

Life of Pi

In Canada, a writer is informed that Pi Patel’s life story would certainly make a great topic for a book. Pi tells the writer the story about his life: Pi’s father calls him Piscine Molitor Patel in honor of Piscine Molitor, a famous swimming pool in France. Pi’s family owns a zoo and Pi takes an interest in animals, especially a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. After Pi comes dangerously close to Richard Parker, his father forces him to witness the death of a goat by a tiger.

Based on the 2001 story of the same name by Yann Martel, it stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall, Tabu and Adil Hussain. The story revolves around two survivors of a shipwreck of an ocean liner. One is a sixteen-year-old Indian boy named Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) and the other is a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker who is on a lifeboat stranded in the Pacific Ocean for 227 days. A motivational film about an extreme and meaningful experience. The movie began distribution in theaters shortly after the book’s launch and saw directors M. Night Shyamalan, Alfonso Cuarón and Jean-Pierre Jeunet involved in several stages prior to Ang Lee’s hiring. The recording was split between India, Taiwan and even Montreal in 2011.

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Grizzly Man

Director Werner Herzog used footage from over 100 hours of video footage shot by Treadwell in the last five years of his life. He also conducted and filmed interviews with Treadwell’s family and friends who are bear and wildlife experts.

Grizzly Man chronicles the life and death of bear lover Timothy Treadwell. The movie includes many of Treadwell’s personal footage of his communications with brown bears prior to 2003, as well as encounters with individuals who were related with Treadwell, as well as professionals who care for wild bears.

Treadwell and his then-girlfriend Amie Huguenard, both from New York State, were attacked and killed by a bear on October 6, 2003. The bear that killed Treadwell and Huguenard was later met and killed by the group he recovered. the remains partially consumed.

An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Truth presents an illustrated climate speech by Al Gore in movie form, aimed at alerting the public to a growing “planetary emergency” due to global warming, and shows incidents evoked from his history of life that influenced his concerns about environmental issues.

The former Vice President of the United States opens the movie by greeting the audience with his famous line about his campaign in 2000: “I am Al Gore.” He is shown using his laptop to modify his presentation and reflects on the difficulties he had in awakening the public’s concern: “I’ve been trying to tell this story for a long time and I feel like I haven’t been able to get the message across.

Documentary film to show Gore’s efforts came from producer Laurie David, who saw his presentation at a downtown conference on global warming that accompanied the opening of The Day After Tomorrow. Laurie David was so motivated by her presentation that, along with producer Lawrence Bender, she met with Guggenheim to turn the discussion into a movie. In 2006 the movie attended the Sundance Film Festival and premiered in New York City and Los Angeles on May 24, 2006. The documentary was a critical and commercial success, winning two Oscars for Best Documentary Film and also for the best original song.

Zero Dirty Dark

Ammar provides unreliable information about a suspected attack in Saudi Arabia, but reveals the name of Bin Laden’s personal courier, Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti. Other information on the detainees links Abu Ahmed’s courier traffic between Abu Faraj al-Libbi and bin Laden. In 2005, Faraj denies knowing a courier named Abu Ahmed; Maya interprets this as an attempt by Faraj to hide Abu Ahmed’s importance.

Un Drama movie that chronicles the nearly ten-year global manhunt for the container Osama Laden, leader of the terrorist network Al-Qaeda, after the attacks of 11 September. This research results in the exploration in Pakistan and the army raid in which Bin Laden was eliminated on May 2, 2011.

Lords of Dogtown

Located in the Dogtown area of ​​Santa Monica in the mid-1970s, surfers Tony Alva , Stacy Peralta and Jay Adams enjoy the life of skaters and surfers on the dock with board designer Skip Engblom and other local characters. One day, Skip receives polyurethane wheels for skateboards at his shop, Zephyr Surf Shop. The team turns out to be a success; winning many contests, Stacy, Jay and Tony gain popularity among the venues in Venice.

Ledger’s portrayal of Skip Engblom was applauded for its realism and is considered one of the main highlights of the movie. A great movie to find new motivations to achieve your goals.

Captain Fantastic

Ben Cash, his wife Leslie and their six children live an isolated existence on ten acres in a wilderness land in Washington state. They are leftist anarchist protesters disillusioned with industrialism and American life, who choose to impart alternative survival skills, politics and viewpoints to their children.

They teach them to think seriously, as well as train them to be healthy, sporty and even self-sufficient without depending on contemporary innovation. They grew up to exist side by side with nature and commemorate Noam Chomsky’s birthday celebration instead of Christmas. Children are used to looking at different types of literature at the university level, and while showing a high aptitude and knowledge exceptional for their age, they are socially marginalized as they have not actually been in contact with the outside world. A motivational film about how you can choose to live outside of social cages.

The movie had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2016. It was selected in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. It was chosen by the National Board of Review as one of the top 10 independent films of 2016 and Mortensen was chosen for the Golden Globe, the BAFTA Award, and the Oscar for Best Actor.


Lured by the music of a street artist who makes a living by fixing vacuum cleaners, a young Czechoslovakian flower seller (Girl) tells him about her songs. The next day Girl comes back with her broken vacuum cleaner and tells him she’s also a musician.

In a music shop where Girl usually plays the piano, Guy instructs her with his songs (“Falling Slowly”); they sing and play together and find new motivations in their life. He invites her to her father’s shop, answers Girl’s question about what her songs are about.

The movie stars Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová as 2 artists in Dublin, Ireland. Hansard and Irglová had actually previously performed songs like Swell Season and had also composed and written the opening songs of the film.

He once spent years developing the project and it was built for a budget of € 112,000. It has received awards including the 2007 Independent Spirit Award for best foreign film.

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