The Most Inspirational Movies Ever Films
Vote List
103  items 1,810 votes 311 voters 227,763 views by  more info

The Most Inspirational Movies Ever

Inspirational movies list, with videos, includes some of the most uplifting films of all time. Inspiring films do not come by very often, but nevertheless, there are many inspirational movies in Hollywood. This list of the most inspirational movies ever includes classics like It's a Wonderful Life and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington as well as newer films like Saving Private Ryan and Apollo 13.

What are the most uplifting movies of all time? Only some Hollywood movies with inspiring storyline have made it to this list. You can copy this list of top 100 most inspirational movies ever to make a list of your personal favorite inspirational movies. These movies will definitely make you feel good about yourself. 
  • 2 ReRanks
    • Region
  • See list ranked by
</> Rerank List
  1. 1
    Up 107
    Down 13

    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

    open
  2. 2
    Up 77
    Down 15

    Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

    open
  3. 3
    Up 50
    Down 12

    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

    open
  4. 4
    Up 48
    Down 11

    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

    open
  5. 5
    Up 48
    Down 12

    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Ward Bond

    open
  6. 6
    Up 45
    Down 10

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Martin Sheen, Ben Kingsley

    open
  7. 7
    Up 32
    Down 6

    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

    open
  8. 8
    Up 23
    Down 3

    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

    open
  9. 9
    Up 43
    Down 17

    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

    open
  10. 10
    Up 36
    Down 13

    Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard

    open
  11. 11
    Up 21
    Down 3

    new! & added by MikeAbuel Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Tim McGraw

    open
  12. 12
    Up 26
    Down 7

    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

    open
  13. 13
    Up 37
    Down 16

    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

    open
  14. 14
    Up 19
    Down 4

    Stephen Fry, Kenneth Branagh, Ian Holm

    open
  15. 15
    Up 20
    Down 5

    Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bryce Dallas Howard

    open
  16. 16
    Up 20
    Down 6

    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

    open
  17. 17
    Up 17
    Down 4

    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

    open
  18. 18
    Up 26
    Down 12

    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

    open
  19. 19
    Up 20
    Down 7

    Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey

    open
  20. 20
    Up 18
    Down 6

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

    open
  21. 21
    Up 19
    Down 8

    Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Thelma Ritter

    open
  22. 22
    Up 14
    Down 4

    Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol, Leonard Frey

    open
  23. 23
    Up 16
    Down 6

    Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix, Don Cheadle

    open
  24. 24
    Up 12
    Down 4

    open
  25. 25
    Up 15
    Down 7

    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

    open
  26. 26
    Up 15
    Down 7

    James Stewart, Claude Rains, Jean Arthur

    open
  27. 27
    Up 16
    Down 8

    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

    open
  28. 28
    Up 10
    Down 3

    Laurence Fishburne, Ben Kingsley, Laura Linney

    open
  29. 29
    Up 12
    Down 5

    Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd

    open
  30. 30
    Up 12
    Down 5

    Marlon Brando, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Saint

    open
  31. 31
    Up 14
    Down 7

    Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March

    open
  32. 32
    Up 17
    Down 10

    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

    open
  33. 33
    Up 10
    Down 4

    Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

    open
  34. 34
    Up 11
    Down 5

    Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Robert Morley

    open
  35. 35
    Up 12
    Down 6

    Morgan Freeman, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone

    open
  36. 36
    Up 13
    Down 7

    Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges, Tobey Maguire

    open
  37. 37
    Up 9
    Down 4

    Andy García, Lou Diamond Phillips, Edward James Olmos

    open
  38. 38
    Up 10
    Down 5

    Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda

    open
  39. 39
    Up 10
    Down 5

    Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

    open
  40. 40
    Up 13
    Down 8

    Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner

    open
  41. 41
    Up 10
    Down 5

    Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

    open
  42. 42
    Up 10
    Down 5

    Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Lee Grant

    open
  43. 43
    Up 10
    Down 6

    Henry Fonda, John Carradine, John Qualen

    open
  44. 44
    Up 10
    Down 6

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Anjelica Huston

    open
  45. 45
    Up 9
    Down 5

    Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Bob Balaban

    open
  46. 46
    Up 8
    Down 4

    Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Jack Warden

    open
  47. 47
    Up 9
    Down 6

    Richard Nixon, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman

    open
  48. 48
    Up 9
    Down 6

    Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins

    open
  49. 49
    Up 8
    Down 5

    Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Hoyt Axton

    open
  50. 50
    Up 8
    Down 5

    Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy

    open
  51. 104 +

    Something missing? Add it!

Is this list missing something?
RANKERS WHO ADDED ITEMS

items 1 - 50 of 103

think you can do better?

Rerank This List

got a blog or website?

embed this list

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists