For conscious soul seekers, it can be a challenge these days to find quality, uplifting movies that are moving and spiritual while also being entertaining.
If you’re craving some downtime and want to watch some uplifting movies that inspire your spirituality, consider these ten soul-stirring and spiritually meaningful films. These synopses are spoiler-free.
10 Uplifting Movies That Will Make Your Heart Soar
1. About Time
This unique romantic comedy, with a touch of sci-fi. A young man that inherited the ability to travel through time, is a heartwarming take on everyday life and love. The film’s ultra-endearing characters and a plot focused on ordinary miracles come together beautifully in a poignant theme about what truly matters in life.
Happy is a heartening documentary. Featuring interviews with people from 14 different countries and top scientists in the field of happiness research. Exploring what really makes people happy. The individual tales of those who found happiness amidst the most challenging circumstances will fill you with optimism and hope.
3. I Am
A former big-budget Hollywood director goes on a journey to explore the questions, “What’s wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better?” in the documentary I Am. The interviews and entertaining pace are uplifting and will leave you thinking about what positive things you can do.
This 90’s drama starring John Travolta is about a mechanic that receives genius-level intelligence and telekinetic powers after a mysterious vision on his birthday. A beautiful and touching story about the extraordinary power of the conscious mind. Phenomenon shows us what’s possible when one person seeks only to make the world a better place.
5. Rescue Dawn
Rescue Dawn is a drama based on the true inspirational story of German-born US pilot, Dieter Dengler’s capture as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. Despite taking place amongst the horrors of war, Dieter’s positivity and use of visualization to empower those around him make this a must-see. If you’re interested in the law of attraction and desire to create your own reality under seemingly impossible circumstances you will love this movie.
6. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Ben Stiller-directed re-make about a daydreamer, Walter Mitty, living a mundane but safe existence that ends up going on the adventure of a lifetime. Optimistic, visually stunning, and funny. With main characters that are kindhearted. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty makes the list because the plot features an epic quest for something far more significant than material wealth.
This South African drama follows a young, petty-crime gang leader who gets a most unexpected surprise after he robs an upper-class family. Tsotsi is a stunning portrayal of a heart hardened by the realities of life that will melt yours as the story unfolds. Have some tissues handy.
8. The Way
A father goes to France to retrieve the body of his recently deceased son. What follows is a moving, and sometimes humorous, spiritual pilgrimage of a man trying to understand his relationship with his son. A must see for those seeking a film that explores a spiritual journey and more profound connection with humanity.
9. Whale Rider
Whale Rider is an empowering film that follows a twelve-year-old Maori girl who aspires to become the chief of her tribe, a position that traditionally is only meant for males. This touching movie is about the strength of familial bonds and fulfilling one’s purpose.
10. What the Bleep Do We Know?
What the Bleep Do We Know? is a half documentary and half drama that explores the science of consciousness through interviews with esteemed scientists intertwined with the drama of a woman experiencing a personal crisis. A modern classic that demonstrates that, biologically, you have the power to create your reality.
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