6) The Pianist
World War II was one of the darkest times in history, and The Pianist portrays the remarkable fight for survival put up by a Polish pianist. It is based on the autobiography of a Polish-Jewish pianist and composer, Władysław Szpilman.
7) A Beautiful Mind
This American biographical movie is based on the life of Professor John Nash, a Nobel laureate in Economics. A Beautiful Mind is about the struggle of John Nash with his periods of paranoid schizophrenia and how he finally learns to overcome his condition.
8) Forrest Gump
You cannot help but fall in love with the character of Forrest Gump played by Tom Hanks. It’s a beautiful story of a man with sub-normal IQ who overcomes all hardships with his ability to love and his inner strength.
9) Schindler’s List
Set during the time of the Holocaust, Schindler’s List is undoubtedly one of the most inspirational movies ever made. The characters in the movie prove that with determination and strength, you can achieve what you want, even if it seems impossible.
10) Million Dollar Baby
Another brilliant movie, Million Dollar Baby is about a waitress who dreams of becoming a professional boxer and an underrated boxing trainer who is haunted by the ghosts of his past. He attains atonement when he helps the underdog amateur waitress-boxer become a professional.