the movies about stories of overcoming have the power to move us with their touching and powerful scenes. They are also sources of inspiration for our lives, as they show how their characters manage to overcome their deprivations, difficulties and suffering.
If you love the amazing stories of overcoming, check out the list of 5 Netflix movies that are sources of inspiration below.
Based on the book of the same name, by RJ Plácido, the film “Extraordinary” follows the story of Auggie Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a boy who was born with a genetic syndrome whose severe facial deformity is.
This deformity made him undergo several plastic surgeries. When he turns 10 years old, Auggie starts attending a regular school for the first time. In the fifth year, he has to face his new reality.
In addition to Jacob Tremblau, the film’s cast also includes Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
2. The Soloist
The film tells the story of Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.), a famous journalist for the Los Angeles Times. When looking for an unusual story, Steve finds on the streets of Los Angeles, Nathaniel Anthony Jr. (Jamie Foxx).
Nathaniel is an alumnus of Julliard, one of the most respected music schools in the United States. However, at a certain point in his life, he starts living on the streets of Los Angeles as a beggar.
Steve then becomes interested in this intriguing story.
3. The Meaning of Life
Ali Spencer (Andrea Figliomeni) is the most popular girl in school. At one point, she has a near-fatal car accident. As a sequel, she loses her memory. By trying to get her back, she will discover who she really is.
4. Whiplash: In Search of Perfection
The film follows Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller) in pursuit of his dream of being the best drummer of his generation. In this quest, he catches the attention of jazz master Terence Fletcher (JK Simmons), who by training him, pushes the limits and turns Andrew’s dream into an obsession.
With this, the young physicist has his physical and mental health put at risk.
5. The Game of a Lifetime
The movie “The Game of a Lifetime” tells the story about the trajectory of the football coach, Bob Ladouceur, who took on the unknown De La Salle High School Spartans. Upon taking over the team, Bob had the team achieve 151 wins.
However, in the middle of a game season, tragedy strikes. With that, Bob will have to rediscover the true meaning of life.