Movies that Keep you Going

Just like them ... you can do it all!

Movies that Keep you Going

Just like them ... you can do it all!

When you want a dose of strength and energy, let these stories inspire you. Some are real life and other fiction, but all true examples of resilience. You as Malala, Pi, the girls of NASA and Forrest Gump, can get achieve anything.

He Named me Malala

If you do not know the incredible story of Malala Yousafzai at this point, please let us know what rock you’ve been living under. Simply put, Malala is a Pakistani girl who wanted and managed to change the world after suffering an attack by the Taliban forces. We will not tell you more to avoid spoilers but it is definitely a story you want to know.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Based on a true story, Will Smith plays a salesman in a very difficult situation: the sales of the product in which he is betting his future are not flowing as they should. And, in addition, he has to watch over his son, whose custody he has completely after his wife leaves him.

Slumdog Millionaire

This exciting story will keep you on the edge of your seat. It tells the story of Jamal, a boy whose childhood memories help him answer the contest “Who wants to be a millionaire?“. Will Jamal win? Do you want to know why the police are pursuing him? Will he manage to take the 20 million rupees? Watch the movie and find out.

The Martian

If Matt Damon was able to plant potatoes on Mars, you can finish that project with success. Yes, we know it’s fiction, but it’s still inspiring, right? The Martian is a story of resilience, but more importantly, about survival and the limits to which humanity is willing to go to (literally) return to Earth. What would you do if you were stranded on another planet?

Life of Pi

Can you imagine being stranded in the middle of the sea, in a small boat … accompanied by a tiger? After the wreck of the ship where he was traveling, Pi Patel must maintain hope and fight against the tide to survive. And to do it while praying to all the available gods not to become his companion’s lunch.

Forrest Gump

‘Run, Forrest, run!’ Those famous words have been used in thousands of marathons for decades. And that is precisely what Forrest Gump did: run. And also go to war and work in a seafood restaurant and start a madness for ping pong and write stickers for cars and meet several presidents. A truly extraordinary life.

127 Hours

127 hours is the time that Aron Ralston had his arm caught between a huge canyon and a stone. Practically without water or food, hallucinating with pain. We will not tell you how he managed to free himself and be rescued but we will say that this movie is not for people with sensitive stomachs. By the way, it’s a real story.

Wild

1,100 miles. That’s the distance that Cheryl, played by Reese Witherspoon, walked alone on the Pacific Crest Trail. Why did you decide to make this dangerous journey without experience or company, with the risk of not returning? You will have to see the movie to discover it.

Hidden Figures

We all imagine that taking man to space is not an easy task. But can you imagine doing it without computers? Before reaching the era of super machines that can calculate almost anything, there were human computers. This film is the story of the hidden talent of three women who were crucial in getting the first American to enter orbit.

Silver Linings Playbook

What do dance, the Philadephia Eagles and mental health have in common? This movie! The film’s director wanted to portray the difficulties of his son, who suffers from bipolar and obsessive-compulsive disorder and bring a little more understanding of this type of diseases. With a little comedy and a lot of heart, he achieves it.

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