Netflix movies and series: Inspiring

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339 movies and series in the inspiring category


Ramayan
A prince's divine destiny to rule as a king is thwarted by his stepmother's scheme to put her own child on the throne in this legendary epic.
9 May 2017 | Show | 2012
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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is celebrated using her own words set over rare photographs and video illustrating her remarkable life.
9 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 113 minutes
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Embrace
Activist-media sensation Taryn Brumfitt leads a crusade to shed negative body images and body shaming to create a new way of perceiving our bodies.
9 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 86 minutes
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Losing Sight of Shore
This documentary recounts the feats of the Coxless Crew, a team of four women who rowed from San Francisco to Australia in support of two charities.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 91 minutes
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Budhia Singh: Born to Run
Born into poverty and sold by his mother to a street vendor, a 5-year-old boy becomes India's first marathon-running champion despite his youth.
3 May 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 95 minutes
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Travis: A Soldier's Story
After Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills loses his limbs while serving in Afghanistan, he begins a courageous battle to rebuild his life at home.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2013 | 66 minutes
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Saeed Mirza: The Leftist Sufi
This documentary profiles the celebrated Hindi film director known as much for his embrace of leftist politics and social concerns as lyrical cinema.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 61 minutes
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Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table
Chefs, food critics and historians share stories about pioneering female restaurateur Ella Brennan, who put the New Orleans food scene on the map.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 95 minutes
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Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism
Cultural and intellectual luminaries offer varied insights into Pope John Paul II’s role in bringing down Europe’s Eastern Bloc.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 93 minutes
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American Experience: The Boys of '36
Up against Ivy Leaguers and elite German athletes, a team of American working-class rowers inspired the world by winning gold at the 1936 Olympics.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 53 minutes
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Southside with You
Tag along as future President Barack Obama and a young lawyer named Michelle go on their first date across Chicago's South Side in the summer of 1989.
28 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 83 minutes
Queen of Katwe
Bolstered by a devoted mentor, 9-year-old Ugandan girl Phiona Mutesi takes aim at becoming a chess champion in this drama based on a true story.
28 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 124 minutes
Aarakshan
The decision by India's supreme court to establish caste-based reservations for jobs in education causes conflict between a teacher and his mentor.
13 April 2017 | Movie | 2011 | 163 minutes
IT Champions
In Hong Kong, elite IT professionals young and old reveal their inspirations, roadblocks, triumphs and heartbreaks with touching and funny flair.
13 April 2017 | Show | 2014
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Despite roadblocks and a lack of privilege, natural-born cricketer M.S. Dhoni swings his way onto the prestigious Indian team in this sports biopic.
13 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 184 minutes
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The Bad Kids
In this documentary, teachers at a Mojave Desert high school adhere to a belief that compassion and life skills can profoundly help at-risk students.
13 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 101 minutes
Generation Startup
This film tracks six young Detroit entrepreneurs over 17 months as they struggle to make their business dreams into successful startup realities.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 91 minutes
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Jane & Payne
Capturing the long-planned meeting of primatologist Jane Goodall and whale conservationist Roger Payne, this film celebrates both scientists' careers.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 53 minutes
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The Memphis Belle: A Story of a
Flying Fortress
This documentary centers on the crew of the B-17 Flying Fortress Memphis Belle as it prepares to execute a strategic bombing mission over Germany.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 1944 | 39 minutes
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Boca Juniors 3D: The Movie
This documentary gives soccer fans an exhilarating inside look at La Bombonera, the Argentine stadium that's home to the Boca Juniors sports club.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 107 minutes
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Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
The cast and crew of the 1981 Broadway musical "Merrily We Roll Along" recall joy and heartbreak during the production of a surefire hit that wasn't.
23 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 96 minutes
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Cheer Squad
Follow the Great White Sharks, a world-champion cheerleading squad, as they juggle the pressures of training, school, work and relationships.
23 March 2017 | Show | 2016
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Les Bleus - Une autre histoire de France, 1996-2016
This documentary charts 20 years of the French national soccer team, Les Bleus, whose ups and downs have mirrored those of French society.
17 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 103 minutes
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Mucize
Sent away from his family to a remote mountain town, teacher Mahir helps the villagers build a school -- and inspires a path to hope for them all.
14 March 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 136 minutes
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Kurtulus Son Durak
When a recently single psychologist moves to a new neighborhood, she finds friendship with women starting to rebel against years of domestic abuse.
14 March 2017 | Movie | 2012 | 99 minutes
100 Meters
A man who is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis responds by training for an Ironman triathlon, with his cranky father-in-law's help.
14 March 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 108 minutes
Impossible Dreamers
This film follows age-defying pro and amateur senior athletes, including golfer Gary Player and boxer Ann Schranz, as they train for competition.
9 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 74 minutes
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Singing with Angels
An LDS woman reflects on how her faith, family and position in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir have all helped her to meet life's many challenges.
2 March 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 94 minutes
Sustainable
Chef Rick Bayless, farmers and others discuss the history leading to the sustainable food movement and how it could change what we eat in the future.
2 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 91 minutes
Be Here Now
Trace the brave journey of actor Andy Whitfield, who received a devastating cancer diagnosis while starring in the series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand."
2 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 109 minutes
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