Netflix movies and series: Inspiring

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336 movies and series in the inspiring category


Best and Most Beautiful Things
This documentary focuses on Michelle Smith, a legally blind young woman with Asperger's syndrome who approaches her 20s with courage and curiosity.
12 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 90 minutes
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Miss Sharon Jones!
This uplifting documentary follows R&B singer Sharon Jones's battle with pancreatic cancer while keeping her band intact for a return to the stage.
12 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 94 minutes
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Wizard Mode
Pinball wizard Robert Gagno trains his focus on becoming a world pinball champion while simultaneously challenging social assumptions about autism.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 97 minutes
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The Perfect Physique
Go behind the scenes with the world's top male fitness models as they share their struggles and reveal what it takes to stay in peak form.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 105 minutes
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Becoming Zlatan
Using rare footage, this sports documentary follows iconic soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimović through his rocky early years and his 2005 breakthrough.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 95 minutes
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Autistic Driving School
A fascinating portrait of prospective young drivers with autism sheds light on the challenges they face on the road -- and the freedom a car provides.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2010 | 56 minutes
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Marias: Faith in Womanhood
Explore what the Virgin Mary means to women throughout Latin America and how she has affected their lives and faiths in different ways.
22 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 75 minutes
Hannah: Buddhism's Untold Journey
This documentary tells the story of Hannah Nydahl, a free-spirited Dane whose personal journey brought Tibetan Buddhism to the West in the 1960s.
22 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2014 | 89 minutes
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The End of Malice
Hip-hop artist No Malice reflects on the spiritual journey that led him to renounce coke rap, change his name and embrace Christianity.
22 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 43 minutes
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Backstage
Teens at an elite school for the arts sing, dance and act their way through performances as they face challenges that test them onstage and off.
22 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Sons of Ben
Passion is an understatement. Meet the folks who wanted a Major League Soccer club in Philadelphia so badly, they became fans before it even existed.
15 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 73 minutes
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Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things
People dedicated to rejecting the American ideal that things bring happiness are interviewed in this documentary showing the virtues of less is more.
15 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 78 minutes
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At All Costs
This revealing documentary explores how the high-stakes world of Amateur Athletic Union basketball has professionalized youth sports in America.
15 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 81 minutes
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Call Me Francis
On his path to becoming Pope Francis, Father Jorge Bergoglio pursues his religious vocation in a country ravaged by a brutal military dictatorship.
15 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Wildflower
When promising young artist Chloe starts having terrifying flashbacks, she suspects they might be connected to her dark past and an unsolved murder.
15 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 91 minutes
Asperger's Are Us
A comedy troupe of four friends on the autism spectrum prepares for a final show before its members go their separate ways.
15 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 82 minutes
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Finding Traction
Ultra-marathoner Nikki Kimball tests her body and spirit in this documentary tracing her quest to break the record on Vermont’s 273-mile Long Trail.
15 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2014 | 55 minutes
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On Meditation
Peter Matthiessen, David Lynch and Russell Simmons are among the many celebrity devotees interviewed in this case study of Zen Buddhist medication.
8 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 70 minutes
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One in a Billion
Follow the journey of Satnam Singh Bhamara as he works to fulfill his dream of becoming the first India-born player to be drafted into the NBA.
8 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 69 minutes
On the Shoulders of Giants
Spotlighting all-black basketball squad the Harlem Rens, this film documents the segregated world of pro hoops during the 1930s.
1 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2011 | 75 minutes
The Perfect Gift
Holiday tensions teach a father what Christmas is all about. When family comes for an unannounced visit, a festive holiday slips into chaos.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2011 | 85 minutes
Most Valuable Players
This exuberant documentary celebrates the Freddy Awards, a televised high school musical theater competition held every year in Lehigh Valley, Penn.
1 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2010 | 95 minutes
La Niña
A former Colombian guerrilla fighter faces challenges as she reintegrates into society and tries to overcome her traumatic memories.
21 November 2016 | Show | 2016
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Christmas Miracle at Sage Creek
Two families struggle without success to overcome prejudice and tragedy in 1888 Wyoming, until a special Christmas miracle saves the life of a boy.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2005 | 83 minutes
Sing Street
In 1980s Dublin, a teen whose family is falling apart transfers to a tough school, where he forms a rock band to fit in and win a girl's attention.
13 November 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 105 minutes
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Big Voice
This film follows an intense but caring teacher who aims to unify a high school choir into a singular whole, the undisputed best among the rest.
8 November 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 82 minutes
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Floyd Norman: An Animated Life
Charming original animated sequences blend with interviews and archive footage to chronicle the unique career of Disney animator Floyd Norman.
8 November 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 94 minutes
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Dough
An aging Jewish baker sees his struggling business reach unexpected heights when he takes a chance on a young Muslim apprentice.
8 November 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 94 minutes
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Christmas Ranch
Sent to her grandmother’s ranch for Christmas, a rebellious teen bonds with her grandmother’s horse and resolves to save the ranch from foreclosure.
8 November 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 81 minutes
Tales by Light
Follow renowned photographers as they explore far-flung locales, capturing extraordinary images that present nature and culture in a new light.
8 November 2016 | Show | 2015
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Best and Most Beautiful Things
This documentary focuses on Michelle Smith, a legally blind young woman with Asperger's syndrome who approaches her 20s with courage and curiosity.
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