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I Love Films That Make Me Think About Life

A group for all those who see a movie they like, know why and really want to share and have others feel the same as they did, films that make you feel, happy, sad angry or pumped just share! 29,225 People

    knowmeevery knowmeevery 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I absolutely love them.

    They make me reflect on everything I've ever done and how my actions affect me and other people. Some movies that have really made me think are "Heaven is for Real", "Summer Eleven", and "The Fault in Our Stars." "Heaven is for Real" is about a preacher who's four-year-old son...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    "An Education." God help me,

    i can relate to the universal theme... I live a boring life with nothing but studies and studies. I always prayed or imagined something spectacular to happen.
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Oct 19

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    I love the magical realism of Amelie.

    I have so many favourite movies. What is yours?
    sofiaann sofiaann 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 3

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    For me it would have to be 'Green Mile'

    that movie hits the feels each time
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT.

    ...Saw this film and I remembered it again.I am building a dream at the present time after a nightmare in the past and I wish someone there...in my future!Well, a woman can dream..and hope for the best! 
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 3 Responses May 6

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    bishinbi bishinbi 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I was watching My Blueberry Nights

    and it made me think a lot, especially about a topic that seems to recur here on EP, namely breakups, broken hearts, lost loves, and starting over. Besides just loving Wong Kar Wei's style including both visuals and soundtrack, I really loved the characters in this film. I find...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    ~~~My ex-boyfriend looks like Jeremy Renner,

    now I miss him~~~I saw a film this afternoon called "The Immigrant" with Jeremy Renner. I use to think he had an ordinary face. Now I can't stop fantasizing about him. I realized he reminds me of my ex-boyfriend, whom left me about two months ago. He had pale skin, glossy blue...
    dandylyne44 dandylyne44 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 19

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    not only movies ,i like everything

    which made me think about life...but religious movies are the one i liked for this cause!
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I just finished watching a film

    that I know I'm going to fail miserably trying to share because it was touching in a personal way to me. It was a film about a young girl from the a small poor town called Lourdes, in France. Work was scarce and the town was in a slump. The story focuses on a family of 6. A...
    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 1 Response Sep 21

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    Vianne: Don't you ever think about belonging somewhere? Roux: The price is too high.
    Neo8 Neo8 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Donnie Darko is my favourite film.

    Although completely confusing it makes you realise how utterly pointless and lonely this life is.
    bluefrogs247 bluefrogs247 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    Dead Poets Society, A Movie That Challenges You To Think!

    Now we all have a great need for acceptance, but you must trust that your beliefs are unique, your own, even though others may think them odd or unpopular, even though the herd may go, "that's baaaaad." Robert Frost said, "Two roads diverged in the wood and I, I took the one less...
    Noorlight Noorlight 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    My Top Thought-Provoking Films

    - The Perks of being a Wallflower - Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Forrest Gump - The Breakfast Club - It's kind of a Funny Story (Any other recommendations??)
    cyjenny95 cyjenny95 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Lost in Translation with Bill Murray

    and Scarlet Johansson is a film that i watched a million times. It's a simple story about loneliness and how two people get connected with each other because they're sharing the same issue. I think the fact I'm a lonely person made the film affect me in a way most films don't.
    viktorwolfman viktorwolfman 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Good Will Hunting

    Still my favorite movie after all these years. It always makes me wonder how many people I truly know and how many think they truly know me.
    Lostagainohno Lostagainohno 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    3movies

    If I would have to pick 3 movies that made me really think about life and also about society and the world we live in I would pick;The Wave/Die Welle who is a film based on Ron Jone's social experiment called The Third Wave. It's really both scary and interesting, read for...
    Faraklin Faraklin 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    Now Watching~ The Book of Eli A very

    interesting, thought-provoking film with great cinematography and of course the great actor Denzel Washington! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kAMUv22y1og
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    Spare Me The Hollywood ClichéS

    Things we have learned from movies... 1. Large, loft-style apartments in New York City are well within the price range of most people whether they are employed or not. 2. At least one of a pair of identical twins is born evil. 3. Should you decide to defuse a bomb, don't...
    loveland loveland 41-45, M 7 Responses Sep 1, 2013

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    sabrinabuurke sabrinabuurke 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Saw the Gaby Douglas story

    and ever since I been on a Grind to succeed and live and be Happy with what I do ! I believe we all sometimes just need that push that one thing like watching a film or even hearing a speech to set are minds on the right track ! So after I heard her story I prayed instantly for...
    Clark305 Clark305 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I love Into the Wild

    for just this reason. I think sometimes about materialism as a sickness, an epidemic that no one seems to be able to break free from. We all sit in public places whilst staring into our phones and all I'm thinking is that I'm looking up into a void of humanity, I only see robots...
    Jennyboii Jennyboii 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    I love the movie Steele Magnolias.

    Well, I didn't like the part when she died but I loved the setting, and the relationship Sally Field had with her daughter. Whenever I see movies like this it makes me think of my mother. We were not close growing up but after I got married and started having children we became...
    ffields123 ffields123 61-65, F Sep 7

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    Hector and his search

    for happiness Wonderful film 😊
    Dotty73 Dotty73 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Anyone here saw the movie "The Wind Rises?

    " Very bittersweet ending.
    WingsOfTheDawn WingsOfTheDawn 26-30, F Oct 14

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    Into the Wild made me realize how ****** our

    modern world and society is. I plan on emulating Chris McCandles when I graduate. I don't want a career and money. I just want to be happy. Most people with a career aren't happy.
    jurgiejurgs jurgiejurgs 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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    Clementine: You don't tell me things,

    Joel. I'm an open book. I tell you everything... every damn embarrassing thing. You don't trust me. Joel: Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating. Clementine: I don't do that. I want to know you. [angry] Clementine: I don't constantly talk! Jesus! People have to...
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    The Perks of being a Wallflower left me feeling

    like I could conquer the world. The character Charlie stole my heart. Both the book and the movie made my cry.
    babemcgee babemcgee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Begin

    Just saw Beginners and I really loved it. A quiet film, but very moving.
    EPKate EPKate 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2011

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    (I wrote this a while ago.

    ) I saw this movie 50 First Dates and it is personal for me. Drew Barrymore's character has short-term memory but it lasts a whole day. But when the new day comes, she doesn't remember the previous day. It reminded me of my ex-roommate. She had short-term memory and it was...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response May 1

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    Films that make you think about the way you live

    and make you question why. Or films that make a subtle commentary on society. Sometimes, I can watch a film that I haven't seen for many years, since adolescence and realise that when I first watched it, I had no idea what it was really about.
    PickledPete PickledPete 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    So I just watched the movie: Mr.

    Nobody from Belgium. I must say this movie was freakin amazing...definitely goes up there as one of my top favs. The cinematography, music, visuals, storyline..everything was brilliant. I would probably classify it as a pretty surreal kind of movie, it definitely touches on many...
    ebolarama ebolarama 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    Pay it forward is one of all time favorite

    movies. I love the message it portrays.
    acw012192 acw012192 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    The only thing i remained with in life is

    watching movies, i do this because it make me feel better. i sit in my bedroom after work and i start thinking about the future where i want to get married to a white man because i want to adapt to another culture. i want this because i was hurt ed by a man of my culture which...
    africangall africangall 22-25, F Sep 17

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    guys!! I need some movie tips 😍 what is your

    best movie so far? And what is so good about it? 😁
    sonjaberger sonjaberger 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    Life films that make you think twice!

    These kind of films are great because it shows that the films mean something to you, showing a new light and another perspective of life! Also these films are the ones that you remember the most not forgetting how the films make you feel!To name a few films that make me think...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I love the feeling after you see

    such a good and inspiring movie because it really makes you think! That moment doesn't always last long but the fact that movies can do that is crazy!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I watched "The Departed" a few days ago.

    I'd heard several times that it was a really good film but had been put-off by a number of things: firstly that it's a remake, and I've not seen the original; secondly that I'm not a huge fan of Scorcese, especially when he's doing a gangster film. Watching it made me think...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M Oct 19

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    Okay! since the last few days I've been hearing

    really disappointing reviews about the Movie Blue is the warmest color, Especially for its long and super bold love scenes. (Which even i am not a big fan of) however i think it has a good story and the lead actress had done AMAZING acting. But it would've been better with a...
    WakeupArtist WakeupArtist 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

    I just finished watching this and can I just say what a great film this was. It had me in tears at the end and i think this was because it made me reflect on my own life. It was an amazing film with an awesome story line. If you haven't seen this yet then I don't know what you...
    ForeverOnABoat ForeverOnABoat 18-21, F 9 Responses May 18, 2013

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    "When you grow up, your heart dies…" "Who

    cares?" "I care." -the Breakfast Club
    alixxdd alixxdd 13-15, F Jul 11

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    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Thepainlover Thepainlover 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985),

    directed by Woody Allen With Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello ***Spoiler alert*** This movie was an incredible thing, first the plot is a crazy utopic and funny idea. I'm not a huge fan from Woody Allen, but this movie is so touching. Needless to say I could relate to...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F Aug 30

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    Here are some of the movies

    that totally changed my perspective about life.. Into the wild: realised how life is not just about material possessions and being stable/settled in life and how important it is to be free spirited. FightClub: How consumerism is eating away our dreams and spirit to conquer...
    Hamirr Hamirr 22-25, F 16 Responses Jan 24

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    My Top 10 Thought-provoking Films (mixed Genre)

    In no particular order: -Doubt -Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind -Closer -Little Children -Being John Malkovich -The Perks of being a Wallflower -The Machinist -Exam -Fight Club -Pi
    ninjafox ninjafox 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Huskyforders Huskyforders 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    Perks of Being A Wallflower.

    I'm watching it now. I've seen it at least fifty times (no exaggeration) and it seems to hit a bit closer to home each time I watch it. It's one of those films that I consider to be a friend. I think we all feel that way about at least one or two. You can almost put yourself...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I'm watching 50/50 on Netflix

    while I babysit... They're in bed so just watching this.
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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    One of my favorite films is Mr.

    Nobody. It talks about causality and a bunch of other things
    schroswag schroswag 18-21, M 1 Response May 26

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