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5 Inspirational Movies That Every Student Must Watch


The proper development of students’ personality isn’t developed through traditional classroom teaching alone. They must feel affection towards learning. Sometimes we need to get help from modern technologies to support this process. Installation of EYFS for early learning and School Apps for primary and high school students are some ways to make learning interesting.

The students need frequent motivation to achieve their goals. We can inspire them through stories of great men. Nowadays there are more effective and easy ways to motivate them. Inspirational movies!
It is not difficult to screen a movie today. We have smart classrooms with projectors or screens. So select some good inspirational educational movies for the students. Choose classical movies which will make them refreshed and make them realize about the value of hard work and proper education. Here are some movies that all students must watch.

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1. Good Will Hunting  (1997)

Good Will Hunting boasts an illustrious cast including Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Stellan Skarsgard. This American film was written by Affleck and Matt Damon while it was helmed  by Gus Van Sant. Matt Damon played the title role of a 20-year old young man. The hero is gifted with high potential in mathematics and chemistry but doesn't realize what his potential can offer. The film will inspire the students to discover hidden talents they have.

2. The Great Debaters(2007)

Starring Denzel Washington, The Great Debaters is an  American movie released in 2007. It was directed by Denzel Washington himself  and its producer was Oprah Winfrey. It is based on an article written about the Wiley College debate team. Thinking of teaching or training others? This movie is the dramatic retelling of the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor who inspired his students to challenge Harvard at the debating championships. This is a heart-warming tale to lift the study spirits of the students, especially if they have been inspired at some point by a wonderful teacher who saw their potential.

3. Lean on Me (1989)

Do you need a second chance at study or your career? Based on a true story, Lean on Me is a dramatized biographical film written by Michael Schiffer and stars Morgan Freeman. An unorthodox teacher returns to the idyllic high school from which he had been fired as the principal, only to find it devoid of the success it used to be. Directed by John G. Avildsen,this movie will help build you up and get you through that pile of study!. There’s nothing like a true story to really lift your spirits.

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4. The Paper Chase (1973)

Directed by James Bridges, The Paper Chase is a film starring Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, and John Houseman. Sometimes study does not come easily – often we need to learn to “set the mode”. The Paper Chase focuses on the hardworking and studious James T. Hart who faces many challenges during his first year at Harvard. The movie is the perfect one for anyone struggling and finding it difficult to keep the motivation alive.

5. 21 (2008)

21 is a 2008 American movie directed by Robert Luketic and stars Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey. The film is inspired by the true story of the MIT Blackjack Team as told in Bringing Down the House, the best-selling book by Ben Mezrich.There is a typical situation: a talented student entered Harvard University, but he has to demonstrate his unique experience no other students have in order to get a scholarship. Taking into account the fact that last year this scholarship was won by a student from Korea who had no leg, this task appears to be not easy at all. But the student is lucky to meet a math teacher who has noticed his talent to count and offered an unusual deal to him…

If you don’t know what to write in your motivation letter for all professors to notice you, this movie is a real must-watch for you then.

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