This list contains information on the best movies about characters reinventing themselves, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best reinvention films come in many forms. Some good reinventing yourself movies are about people finding religion while other good films about reinvention are about higher learning. Many of the best movies about reinventing yourself have won awards.
What films will you find on this top reinventing yourself movies list? American Beauty has to be near the top. After getting fired from a job he hates, Lester Burnham (played by Kevin Spacey) decides to revert back into a youthful existence of smoking weed, working at a drive-thru, and driving a sports car. Larry Crowne is another good movie that features a character reinventing himself.
In the 1983 comedy Trading Places, a rich broker and a street hustler switch lives and learn how the other half lives. Other good films about reinvention featured on this list include Clueless, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and Chef. Do you have a favorite movie about characters reinventing themselves? Give the best films a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Directed by: Gabriele Muccino
Directed by: Ben Stiller
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Directed by: Kevin Reynolds
Directed by: David O. Russell
Directed by: Thomas Carter
Directed by: Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Directed by: Anthony Minghella