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Top 5 Movies That Were More Education Than Entertainment

Everyone has their favorite genres of which they like to watch any movie. Inspirational and educational movies are a genre as well. In this type of movie, they usually try to address a social cause or have some message that people can learn from. These types of movies are called educational films. In this article today you will get to know about some popular movies that are more educational than entertainment


Good Will Hunting


This 1997 a movie written by Affleck and Matt Damon has an IMDB rating of 8.3 out of 10. The rating itself can say how good it is. This educational movie is about a boy in his 20s who is very good at math and chemistry but isn't aware of the exposure his potentials can offer to him. From being a boy unaware of his abilities at the beginning to finding his potentials at the end is what you will learn from this movie. This is a great movie for students who are yet to find their potentials. 

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The Internship


Even though it is a piece of comedy you will find a lot to learn from this movie if you watch properly. This movie released in the year 2013 and has an IMDB rating of 7.2 out of 10. This Shawn Levy directed movie is about two middle-aged men and how they find it difficult to cooperate with the new digital age. At first, they get fired from their respective jobs for not being able to do digital work. Then, later on, they started an internship with Google to prove their worth and succeed in it. 


The Pursuit of Happyness


This 2006 drama is a biographical portrait of famous entrepreneur Chris Gardener. This American drama is directed by the famous film director Gabriele Muccino. The role of the protagonist was played by famous American actor Will Smith. This story is about a married man who is suffering to find a job. His wife and family everyone leaves him for his poor condition, yet he kept trying with a mind full of determination. At the very end, he was appointed as the CEO of a brokerage house. 


Life of Pi


Life of Pi is a 2012 movie that includes both Indian and American actors. This film directed by Ang Lee has an IMDB rating of 7.9 out of 10. The famous Indian actor Late Irfan Khan played the protagonist here. This story is about a 16-year-old boy who faced a shipwreck in the Pacific. And after the shipwreck, he somehow found himself in a lifeboat with a Royal Bengal Tiger. Both the boy and the tiger knew that they have to form a companionship to survive. 


Forrest Gump


Last but not least is Forrest Gump. This 1994 movie is about a boy named Forrest Gump, he has a very low IQ level. Despite having low IQ Forrest Gump achieved everything he puts his hand on. This role was played by legendary actor Tom Hanks. Forrest Gump tried several things in his life and succeeded in everything. But all his life he kept loving one woman. His love for his lady love never changed and they ended up being married. This is a story of how true determination can make happen everything. 


These are some top educational movies that will make you learn something while also being entertaining