Must-Watch Inspiring Movies For Lenten Reflection


Here are some of the must-watch movies for Lenten reflection

Lenten has become a time of reflection of a greater part of the human population and here are some of the must-watch inspiring movies to help you reflect in life.

Here is the list of inspiring movies.

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Inspiring movies

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story 

Starring: Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Oded Fehr, Kris Kristofferson
Story: Cale Crane catalyzes the rescue and rehabilitation of Sonador, a racehorse with a broken leg.


Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal
Story: The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father’s ex-students, who wants to search through his papers, and her estranged sister, who shows up to help settle his affairs.

Miracles from Heaven

Starring: Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, Martin Henderson, Brighton Sharbino
Story: Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family.

What Dreams May Come

Starring: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow
Story: Chris Nielsen dies in car crash one night, and then goes to Heaven. Later, his widow Annie commits suicide, unable to overcome her loss. Chris descends into Hell to save her.

Coach Carter

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Rick Gonzalez, Robert Ri’chard, Rob Brown
Story: Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.

The Terminal

Starring: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chi McBride, Stanley Tucci
Story: An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.

Jerry Maguire

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston
Story: When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary.

The Greatest Game Ever Played

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Dillane, Elias Koteas, James Paxton
Story: In the 1913 US Open, 20-year-old Francis Ouimet played golf against his idol, 1900 US Open champion, Englishman Harry Vardon.

Reign Over Me

Starring: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler
Story: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

The Impossible

Starring: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland,Oaklee Pendergast
Story: The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

The Blind Side

Starring: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head
Story: The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Life of Pi

Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu
Story: A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

The Notebook

Starring: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling
Story: A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.

The Pursuit Of Happyness

Starring: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional career

Slumdog Millionaire

Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor
Story: A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”

12 Years A Slave

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt
Story: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery

Catch Me If You Can

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen
Story: A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars’ worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.

A Beautiful Mind

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer
Story: After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Good Will Hunting

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård
Story: Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Like Stars On Earth

Starring: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma
Story: An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

The Green Mile

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt
Story: The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Tuesdays With Morrie

Starring: Jack Lemmo, Hank Azaria, Wendy Moniz, Caroline Aaron
Story: A memoir by American author Mitch Albom about a series of visits Albom made to his former sociology professor Morrie Schwartz, as Schwartz gradually loses his life to ALS.

August Rush

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard
Story: A musically gifted orphan, Evan, runs away from his orphanage and searches New York City for his birth parents.

Enjoy watching these inspiring movies.


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