10 Best Uplifting and Inspiring Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now, December2020
The Coronavirus and the lockdown imposed in many states and countries have forced people to stay at home. This is the perfect time to catch up on some inspiring movies that can keep you motivated in these times of crisis. Here are the 10 best and most inspiring films on Amazon Prime that you can watch, as in December 2020. The struggles and fights of the characters in the movies will uplift you and inspire you enough to live and fight another day.
1. The Lost City of Z
This is the true story of Percy Fawcett, a British explorer who went to the Amazon in the early 1900s, and discovered evidences of a still unknown but advanced civilization that was once there in that area. Although humiliated and ridiculed upon his return, Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam) goes back to the place to show that he was right and comes across the Lost City of Z.
2. Mission: Impossible — Fallout
This sixth installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise finds secret agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) trying to stop the attempts of a terrorist group to lay hands on some plutonium cores. Along the way, Hunt and his team have to brave the snows, clever machinations, highly trained assassins, double games and time constraints. With awesome stunts and a nail-biting plot, this espionage thriller makes for an inspiring and gripping watch.
3. The Man Who Knew Infinity
It is a biopic on the life of Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian mathematician who surmounted all obstacles in his life to prove his superior mathematical skills to his professors, and stun the world enough to gain global recognition. Dev Patel stars as the genius mathematician in this flick, which teaches how determination and strong will can overcome all the road blocks that you come across in life.
4. Fighting With My Family
Although a comedy, the film tells the true story of Paige, a WWE wrestler who was an underdog in professional wrestling but battled all odds to emerge a winner. With Florence Pugh, Vince Vaughn, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson etc, this is a sincere attempt at telling a special story.
5. It’s a Wonderful Life
This Christmas classic movie features James Stewart as banker George Bailey who tries to commit suicide but is saved by Clarence, an angel (Henry Travers). Clarence shows Bailey is not as worthless as he thinks himself to be, and how he has done some good things in life to help others putting his interests out of the way.
6. The Report
If you like inspiration with some thrills, this political thriller will be up your alley. Adam Driver plays Daniel Jones, a senate staffer picked by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (played by Annette Bening) to investigate why the 2005 CIA interrogation recordings got destroyed. As Jones tries to unravel the truth, he must dodge government officials, assassination attempts and car chases to make his way to the truth.
7. The African Queen
Directed by John Huston, this much-loved film finds a riverboat captain Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart) teaming up with a missionary Rose Sayer (Katharine Hepburn) to battle the Germans in the backdrop of World War I. Their perilous journey with some romance makes the movie an inspiring classic to watch.
8. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
This legendary comedy-buddy movie remains a classic to this day, and finds two men – advertising professional Neal Page (Steve Martin) teaming up with salesman Del Griffith (John Candy) on a trip Manhattan to Chicago to go back to their families during Thanksgiving. It inspires you to be the best that you can be.
9. Almost Famous
The movie that made Kate Hudson instantly famous. Also starring Patrick Fugit, Frances McDormand and Billy Crudup, this is about a teenage journalist from the early 1970s, writing for Rolling Stone, while traveling with Stillwater, a rock band.
10. A Knight’s Tale (2001)
7 years before his farewell as the Joker, Heath Ledger played a peasant who poses as knight and earns the friendship of renowned personalities like Geoffrey Chaucer and Edward the Black Prince. Also starring the likes of Shannyn Sossamon, Alan Tudyk and Mark Addy, this inspiring comedy-romance film by Brian Helgeland makes for a nice afternoon watch.