When we think about the moments which have taught us about life, the moments which have inspired us in life and made us remember the life which we forget in this modern life of our this are the movies which give us a warm reminder of the life that we have forgotten.
#1 Into the Wild (2007)
In the wild is one of the finest movies made about life that we choose. It is, it is about the true story of a Christopher McCandless played by Emile Hirsch and directed by Sean Penn adaptation of Jon Krakauer’s fascinating novel of the same name.
The movie starts with Alaska’s view and music of Eddie Vedder. The story follows the life of a bright student who decides to left his life and education behind for the wildness & nature of Alaska. this movie carries some great views and landscape
With few great quotes.
“Happiness is only real when it’s shared”
“The core of man’s spirit comes from experiences.”
This movie gives a reality check on how we forget the nature and beauty around us where we are just stuck finding happiness in our life thinking we can only get what we want by working hard this shows us we can be what we want to be and for that money is not the only needed thing
Into the Wild Trailer
In to the wild is a must watch to remind us about the joy and spirit of wild and free the life we have forgotten .this movie is an experience which one should not miss out .. if you are confused and want to see one movie out of this list this is highly recommended.
#2 The motorcycle diaries
Another movie based on a true story inspired by the book, the same name, is about one of the most influenced men in this world, Che Guevara. This film set in 1952 where Ernesto Guevara ( Che Guevara) and his friend decide to take a journey from Argentina to America on a motorcycle.
The film shows beautiful and untouched Latin America, from one border to another border with never-ending mountains to green jungles to the river between mountains to urban to wild rural it gives an enjoyable visual experience. As the story comes to an end, this travel around the country changes Ernesto in a way that he becomes the che we all came to know. What showed in a movie as 1952 we are still seeing and ignoring about life.
Some of the notable quotes from the film.
“This is not a story of heroic feats, or merely the narrative of a cynic; at least I do not mean it to be. It is a glimpse of two lives running parallel for a time, with similar hopes and convergent dreams.”
“What do we leave behind when we cross each frontier? Each moment seems split in two, melancholy for what was left behind and the excitement of entering a new land.”
This movie describes romance, friendship, and adventures from a life-changing journey and experience. It reminds us of the forgotten feeling of going out there on a journey, a journey that is going to open a new way for our life.
The motorcycle diaries Trailer
#3 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Another movie about the travel, but its different in its way this movie is based on a short story with the same name by James Thurber, directed and staring well know comic actor ben stiller (Walter mitty).
This movie tells us a story of middle age men working as a photographic archivist for Time magazine with entertaining daydreaming fantasy .story start Walter mitty find a threat to his job which ledes him to escape adventure journey; this movie carries some of the best locations of the world like Iceland, Greenland, and the Himalayas .this movie brings an adventure of a common man remarkably.
Some of the notable quotes from the film.
“To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.”
“I just live by the ABC’s — Adventurous. Brave. Creative.”
This movie takes us to the forgotten adventure of us, where we are stuck with routine work and life this inspire us to go and plan our little adventurous journey even if it is solo we have a company of our excitement and new friends.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013 film) trailer
#4 Forrest Gump
One of the most beautiful movies of all time directed by Robert Zemeckis based on the novel the same name by Winston groom it is staring one of the finest actor tom hanks this movie was nominated in 13 categories and won 6 out of it including best actor, best picture and best director.
The movie focus on the life of Forrest Gump whos IQ was 75 and called stupid often, who was encouraged by his mother Forrest eventually finds his way in life and proves that despite what anyone says he is capable of achieving success from becoming football hero of collage, the medal of honor for Vietnam war, getting attention for his excellent pin pong skills, from being shrimp boat captain to millionaire stockholder to running all around America.
The movie beautifully presents an incapable man doing extraordinary things by keeping innocence and his mother lessons in mind of being loyal, kind and happy; he follows what he like which lead him to success in everything he did . along with this it has some funny moments which going to makes laugh and some emotional moment with his mom and love of his life jenny
Few notable quotes from the movie
‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.’
“I don’t know if we each have a destiny or if we’re all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze. Butus I, I think maybe it’s both”
This movie reminds us of the innocence which we once had or still finding, show us how we achieve great success by just following the process and believing in it. Moreover, it does not matter what others think of us as long as we believe in ourselves.
Forrest Gump Trailer
#5 Hachi: A Dog’s Tale
Another movie based on a true story and remake of 1987 movie Hachiko Monogatari this movie directed by Swedish filmmaker Lasse hallström and starring Richard Gere. This movie is a story of a Japanese dog born in the monastery being shipped to us. His address tag gets lost, and the wooden crate falls.
Somehow the puppy reaches Rhode island train station where he catches the attention of parker Wilson ( Richard gare ) who has just gotten off the train. He decides to take him home from the night and return it tomorrow, as no one comes from search he decides to keep the puppy.
He names him Hachi as that what was written on the tag he was wearing as the movie moves the bond between the professor and dog developed they both create the pure and deep bond which are going to be witnessing a greatest human and dog relationship with the moment where they are watching baseball together to taking a shower together.
Hachi devoted the professor so much that he used to go with him every day to work and then wait for him at the station on his way back home . just like regular day Hachi wait in the station to wait for his master, but he did not come due to his unexpected death. Hachi refused to go away from the station.
He would go every day to the station wait for his master till he gets old. This movie worth every minute, even if you are not a dog lover .this movie has some fantastic chemistry between the master and dog bond, which one should not miss.
This movie shows us about the forgotten part of our life with animals our bond towards them. This real-life movie shows us the most exceptional human and animal relationship, loyalty, emotion, and selfless love.
Hachi: A Dog’s Tale Trailer
#6 Crossing bridges
Tashi, a man in his early thirties, is forced to come back to his village in the remote northeast region of India after eight years when he loses his job in the city. As he stays in the town waiting for news of any new job in the city to go back to, he begins to experience the life and culture of his native place and his people.
He gradually begins rediscovering his roots, which he had never paid attention to earlier. He meets and falls in love with a girl, Anila, a school teacher in the village who helps him in the process. The experience in the town begins to change him slowly, and he decides to finally stay back in the village and not go back even after he gets the news that he has found himself a new job in the city.
This film takes us to part of India, which not many are known. It is set in Shertukpen remote location of the state of Arunachal Pradesh . its write and directed by first-timer Sange Dorjee Thongdok. Its a story of Tashi who has been visiting his hometown after eight years. Tashi, who has lost his job in Mumbai and recently have lost his job. While Tashi is revisiting friends and family, he is trying to adjusting with village life, culture, and food. Tashi is finding ways to get back to his city life.
As his time goes in village Tashi begins rediscovering his roots which were ignored. While he is in the hometown he meets old friends and falls in love with a school teacher all this helps him in the rediscovering. The impact of the village and culture slowly changes him and when the opportunity knocks for the way out which Tashi was looking for he rejects it and decides to stay in his village.
This movie carries some beautiful self-made roads with fantastic landscapes, and mountain views with nature simplicity give us a pleasant look of culture and life of tribal villages around mountains there simplicity and calmness towards life. The movie shows us a very different way of life which we have not to experience
This movie reminds us of the life we have forgotten in the light and noise of the city. It gives us a needed warm reminder of visiting our roots and simplicity it carries.
Crossing bridges Trailer
#7 Hacksaw Ridge
One of the finest true war hero stories directed by Mel Gibson starring Andrew Garfield. The movie is based on the true-life of medal of honor awarded Desmond Doss .the movie tell us a story of a young Desmond Doss who had trouble with family life and outrageous anger which nearly kill his brother later he finds a way by devoting himself to god by being a true believer of Ten Commandments he believed “Thou shalt not kill.” he joins rifle company he becomes outcaste by fellow solider over his wish not to carry gun which has titled him as a coward and mockery for his beliefs, his beliefs made him court-martialed from the army.
But that not gave up his hope he decides he will server not by killing but by saving life being medic .as the story develops during the bloody siege on Hackshaw Ridge the army has to retreat, desmond decide to stay there at the wartime he looked for the injured soldiers carries them over his shoulder to the cliff, by lower them down with rope he drops them to safety in that one night he saves 75 soldiers including those who have humiliated him for his beliefs.
Again next day he returns to his company and demonstrates the belief over his courage again .this movie carries some of the most significant moments of ordinary men with extraordinary choice over his belief and faith. This movie is a true inspiration for courage and power of believing our self-belief .this movie also carries some of the great war scenes.
Some of the notable quotes from the film.
“With the world so set on tearing itself apart, it does not seem like such a bad thing to me to want to put a little bit of it back together.”
“I don’t know how I’m going to live with myself if I don’t stay true to what I believe.”
This movie reminds us of the faith and belief we have forgotten, this story remind us if our faith and beliefs are strong we will make threw all the situation this extraordinary story is must watch if you have not seen it.