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What are some of your favorite feel-good movies or films that have inspired you to do something positive?

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Lawrence of Arabia and Blade Runner.

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I switched the last Star Wars film off after about 30 minutes and cleaned the house.

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Pay it forward

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Priscilla to appreciate how rich society is.

Best line: "who's been playing 'hide the sausage?'"

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Forest Gump

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Backdoor Angels IV

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Backdoor Angels IV

Link?

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Pump Up the Volume inspired me to become a radio DJ and to fight censorship and hypocrisy

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Deadpool!

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The Karate Kid, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, October Sky

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Jerry Maguire

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Apollo 13.

And a few different sappy romance movies, but we won't get into that. ;)

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Surprisingly, Star Wars Episode 1, because Darth Maul , obviously. They were doing reruns of old episodes before the release of The Force Awakens, and Darth Maul was an old flame. Long story short, I began exercising regularly, cut bad food, got fit , lost weight . Who's ever seen the movie and Darth Maul, will understand.

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Willie Wonker and the Chocolate Factory - I was a well behaved boy before, but that story made me determined to be better. Because all I was focused on back then were sweets.

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Bull Durham, Fitzcarraldo, Mash, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, The Life Of Brian

(perhaps showing my age)

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Karate Kid !!

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Batman movies

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The God Father (series)

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Rhapsody in August

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I would say Mobile Suits Gundam 00 -A wakening of the Trailblazer- is the best, and I highly recommend it. Even if it's SF animation movie, it makes an appeal to the importance of understanding between humans through wars between humans. This animation is serialized, 1st season and 2nd season which respectively consist of 25 stories, and finally became a movie. So, I suggest you to watch 1st and 2nd season before that movie if you'd like since you can understand each character's background, relation between them, stories, etc, which make you feel touched.

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Platoon.

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