Movies for motivation – II

Pirates of Silicon Valley
1999 Film

History of Apple and Microsoft.

The Green Mile
1999 Film

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

3 Idiots – 2009 Film

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think

differently, even as the rest of the world called them “idiots”.


I Am Kalam
2010 Film

An impoverished boy forms an unlikely and unstable friendship with the lonely son of a nobleman.

Iqbal (2005)
8.2/10 – ?5,713 votes

Iqbal, the deaf and mute son of a farmer, has a passion for the game of cricket and seeks the tutelage of washed-up, alcoholic ex-player.

2007 Film

A villager, Gurukant Desai, arrives in Bombay 1958, and rises from its streets to become the GURU, the biggest tycoon in Indian history.

The Social Network
2010 Film

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their

idea, and the cofounder who was later squeezed out of the business.

OMG – Oh My God!
2012 Film

A merchant (Paresh Rawal) decides to sue God after his antique shop is destroyed in an earthquake and the insurance company denies his claim.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
2013 Film

The truth behind the ascension of Milkha “The Flying Sikh” Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition.

Finding Nemo
2003 Film

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Lage Raho Munna Bhai
2006 Film
Rating: 8.2/10 – ?18,758 votes

Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer.

Phas Gaye Re Obama
2010 Film

A near-bankrupt American is kidnapped by desperate gangsters in India.

Band Baaja Baaraat
2010 Film

Shruti and Bittoo decide to start a wedding planning company together after they graduate from university, but romance gets in the way of business.

Taare Zameen Par/Like Stars on Earth
2007 Film

An eight year old boy is thought to be lazy and a troublemaker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his

struggles in school.

Well Done Abba
2009 Film

You Don’t Get Life a Second Time/Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2011 Film

Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

Dil Chahta Hai
2001 Film

Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them – until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to

relationships creates tension.

2011 Film

Unable to get accepted, four academically-challenged students decide to open their own college.

Groundhog Day
Rating: 8.1/10 – ?3,60,943 votes

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

Rating: 8.4/10 – ?47,025 votes

A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.


Mr Bean’s Holiday
Rating: 6.3/10 – ?77,125 votes

Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France,

bicycling, and true love, among other things.


Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
2003 Film

A gangster sets out to fulfill his father’s dream of becoming a doctor.

Seven Pounds (2008)

Rating: 7.7/10 – 2,11,184 votes

A man with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.


PK – 2014 film
A stranger’s childlike curiosity and world-view challenges people’s long-held notions, making friends of some and foes of others.