Netflix movies and series: Inspiring

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352 movies and series in the inspiring category


The Free Man
Olympic freestyle skier Jossi Wells learns the dangerous extreme sport of highlining with help from death-defying daredevils the Flying Frenchies.
12 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 84 minutes
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
This biographical documentary examines the early life and career of musical icon James Brown, from abandoned, impoverished child to Godfather of Soul.
12 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 119 minutes
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I Am Bolt
Mixing archival footage with present-day interviews, Olympic champion and global icon Usain Bolt opens up about his athletic legacy.
5 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 107 minutes
Cart
In response to a sudden dismissal of staff, workers at a big retail store begin a protest against their employer's oppressive labor policies.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 103 minutes
Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet
A troubled young girl and her mother find solace on a journey with a subversive poet whose words captivate their hearts and imaginations.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 85 minutes
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Forever the Moment
Based on a true story, this inspiring drama depicts the Korean women's handball team and their rough-and-tumble journey to the 2004 Summer Olympics.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2008 | 124 minutes
I'm in Love with a Church Girl
When a tough-minded ex-drug dealer falls for a beautiful but highly devout woman, their mutual attraction takes them both down a twisty path.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2013 | 118 minutes
Barbie in Rock 'N Royals
When royal Princess Courtney trades places with famous rock star Erika, two worlds collide while both learn to appreciate new friends and experiences.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 83 minutes
Generation Iron 2
New-generation bodybuilding stars -- including Rich Piana, Kai Greene and Calum von Moger -- share their experiences competing in the demanding sport.
5 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 106 minutes
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Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan
After 30 years with the New York City Ballet, celebrated dancer Wendy Whelan redefines herself as an artist in a new stage of life.
28 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 93 minutes
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Night School
Three high school dropouts face a host of challenges when they come back to earn their diplomas at a school with low graduation rates.
28 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 81 minutes
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Gagarin: First in Space
This biopic of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin follows his rise from childhood poverty to his selection and training for the 1961 Vostok mission.
28 September 2017 | Movie | 2013 | 108 minutes
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Love, Sweat and Tears
Ob-gyn Dr. Pamela Dee Gaudry presents a frank discussion about the effects of menopause on sexual health and the best methods to reclaim intimacy.
21 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 81 minutes
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George Harrison: Living in the Material World
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Director Martin Scorsese profiles former Beatle George Harrison in this reverent portrait that mixes interviews and archival footage.
21 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 208 minutes
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Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
The history of the Foo Fighters comes alive in this documentary, from their demo tapes through the creation of their 2011 album "Wasting Light."
21 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 100 minutes
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Deconstructing Dani García
When Dani García, one of Spain's top haute cuisine chefs, finds himself without a restaurant, he struggles to develop his own venue, concept and menu.
14 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 72 minutes
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Facing Darkness
In 2014, as the Ebola pandemic sweeps across western Africa, a Christian organization steps up to help. Soon, one of the doctors tests positive.
7 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 98 minutes
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Resurface
A suicidal war veteran finds like-minded souls in a surf therapy program that helps traumatized soldiers heal while riding the waves.
7 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 27 minutes
Incorruptible
In the streets of Senegal, a youth movement rises up against a regime bent on retaining power in this chronicle of the nation's stormy 2012 elections.
7 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 89 minutes
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Concrete Football
The development of professional soccer worldwide owes a great debt to the soccer -- or "football" -- that is played on the streets of France.
7 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 51 minutes
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Newsies: The Broadway Musical
Newspaper delivery boys in 1899 New York face danger and destitution by striking against their greedy media-mogul employers in this acclaimed musical.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 134 minutes
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Burnt
A chef who destroyed his career through recklessness and bad behavior comes to London to redeem himself and regain his former glory.
31 August 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 100 minutes
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Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary
Icons of '60s counterculture, Harvard psychologists Timothy Leary and Ram Dass became estranged until an illness inspired their fascinating reunion.
31 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 95 minutes
Feel Rich
Talking squarely to the hip-hop generation, musicians, athletes and others outline the benefits of exercise, a healthy diet and spiritual wellness.
24 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 70 minutes
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The Polarman
Arctic explorer Peter Valusiak thrives where others wouldn't dare venture. Where temperatures are at their lowest, he's at his best.
24 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 55 minutes
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A New Economy
This film spotlights companies and individuals who are building a new economy by employing nontraditional business models that look beyond profit.
24 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 85 minutes
Bad Rap
Four young Asian-American rappers strive to achieve success on their own terms in a musical genre that often treats them as outsiders.
24 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 82 minutes
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Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo
Combining archive footage with present-day interviews, this documentary explores how Apollo's mission control helped change the course of history.
17 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 99 minutes
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Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark
Take an in-depth look at the life and talent of the trailblazing musician who conquered racial barriers to leave an indelible mark on the jazz world.
10 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 93 minutes
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