Most Popular "Inspiration" Titles
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2. Rocky (1976)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
3. Rocky Balboa (2006)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon.
5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
6. Ruby Sparks (2012)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.
7. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
8. Invictus (2009)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
10. Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
PG-13 | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.
11. Babe (1995)
G | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.
12. Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
13. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Monica, Tess, and Andrew are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.
14. Stand and Deliver (1988)
PG | 103 min | Drama
The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.
15. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
PG | 116 min | Drama
A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.
16. Total Eclipse (1995)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
17. Whisper of the Heart (1995)
G | 111 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A young girl finds that all the books she chooses in the library have been previously checked out by the same boy. Later she meets a very infuriating fellow... could it be her "friend" from... See full summary »
19. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
R | 160 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado."
22. Shaolin Soccer (2001)
PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
23. Barfly (1987)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Henry Chinaski never cared for the American dream, the thought of needing to become 'something' and fit into the system disgusts him. He believes that life is free and yours to live like ... See full summary »
24. Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
R | 119 min | Drama, Music
Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work. Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is about to be performed. The ... See full summary »
25. Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama
Confounded by her clashes with the seemingly rule-obsessed world, a troubled young girl seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher.
26. Andrei Rublev (1966)
Not Rated | 205 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.
27. RKO 281 (1999 TV Movie)
R | 83 min | Biography, Drama
28. Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound.
29. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama
This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »
30. Bare Knuckles (2010)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama
Can a determined single mom go the distance and win the tournament that could ultimately lead to a better life for her and her daughter?
31. Satin (2011)
84 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A washed up Vegas lounge singer, Jack Satin (Hamilton von Watts), has no money, no job, and delusional aspirations of fame. When Jack is forced to leave Vegas, he packs up his old Cadillac ... See full summary »
32. The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
G | 97 min | Family
A lonely boy wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with help from a brave velveteen rabbit whose one wish is to become a real rabbit someday.
33. Mistral's Daughter (1984 TV Mini-Series)
390 min | Drama, Romance
Beautiful and naïve Maggy Lunel arrives in Paris completely broke. She becomes an artist's model and the toast of Paris, attracting the attention of Picasso-like painter Julien Mistral, an ... See full summary »
34. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Approved | 138 min | Drama, History
The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.
35. King Lear (1987)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Everything returns to normal after Chernobyl. That is, everything but art. Most of the great works are lost, and it is up to people like William Shakespear Junior the Fifth to restore the ... See full summary »
37. Love on a Horse (1973)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
An Egean artist sees his younger wife and his son (from a previous marriage) making incestuous love, decides to paint such a beautiful scene on a canvas, especially with them riding her ... See full summary »
39. Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Horror
A painter struggling for inspiration finds an unexpected muse after he accepts a teaching position in a small town and becomes the caregiver to Eddie, a seemingly docile art student with a rare sleepwalking condition.
40. Cole (2009)
95 min | Drama, Romance
A small town youth finds fulfillment and romance in a big city's creative writing course, but feels obliged to sacrifice them when his sister's home life deteriorates in his absence.
41. House by the River (1950)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.
42. Conversations with God (2006)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Drama
Chronicles the dramatic true journey of a struggling man turned homeless, who inadvertently becomes a spiritual messenger and bestselling author.
43. The Dragon Painter (1919)
TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance
A wild man and genius becomes a master painter's disciple, but loses his divine gift when he finds love.
44. A Man Called Peter (1955)
Approved | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The rise of Peter Marshall, from modest Scottish upbringing, to New York seminary, time in Atlanta churches, his marriage, appointment as chaplain of the US Senate, and early death at 46. Based on real events.
45. A Bear Named Winnie (2004 TV Movie)
PG | 90 min | Drama, War
It's 1914, the beginning of WWI. In White River, Ontario, en route to a training camp in Valcartier, Québec, with the Winnipeg section of the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps, Army Lieutenant... See full summary »
47. Summer's Shadow (2014)
102 min | Drama, Family
Bright and independent 12-year-old Summer Larsen rescues a sweet, stray dog and will stop at nothing to save him. And it's her determination that ultimately impacts those around her.
48. The Newspaper (2015)
90 min | Action, Comedy, Drama | Post-production
The Newspaper, is a British feature film about an entrepreneur who after first hand negative experience with the media industry decides together with his friend to launch a brand new ... See full summary »
49. Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007)
Not Rated | 237 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.
50. Daphne (2007 TV Movie)
90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Set during the years between the "Rebecca" trial and the writing of Du Maurier's short story "The Birds", including her relationship with her husband Frederick 'Boy' Browning, and her ... See full summary »