The Pursuit of Happyness (2006):

Will Smith stars in this true story of Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman who becomes homeless with his son but eventually lands a competitive internship on Wall Street.

Slumdog Millionaire (2008):

A rags-to-riches tale set in the slums of Mumbai, following the life of Jamal Malik as he participates in the Indian version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"

Joy (2015):

Jennifer Lawrence stars in this biographical film about Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who invents the Miracle Mop and builds a successful business empire.

The Greatest Showman (2017):

A musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship and the pursuit of one's dreams.

October Sky (1999):

Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who pursues his passion for rocketry against the odds.

The Karate Kid (1984):

A classic underdog story where a young boy learns martial arts and life lessons from his mentor, emphasizing the power of discipline and perseverance.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013):

A visually stunning film about a man who embarks on real-life adventures, showcasing the transformative power of embracing one's dreams.

The Martian (2015):

A sci-fi film about an astronaut stranded on Mars who uses his ingenuity and determination to survive against all odds.

Lion (2016):

Based on a true story, this film follows a young Indian boy who gets lost and later uses Google Earth to reunite with his family, highlighting the power of determination.

Cast Away (2000):

Tom Hanks stars as a FedEx executive stranded on a deserted island, showcasing his struggle for survival and eventual attempt to return home.

10 Bollywood Motivational Movies You Must Watch