10 Great Movies That Will Make You a Better Person

By Dilair Singh

There are various films that will motivate you to become a better person. When these types of films are mentioned, they tend to be unsurprising choices. Works like “The Pursuit of Happyness” are frequently mentioned as being films with great life lessons.

While those types of mainstream movies serve to entertain and educate seamlessly, there are other films where the lessons aren’t so obvious. The “lessons” may be slightly obscured by the reputation the film has developed. Here are 10 great films that will make you a better person; they range from classic films to underrated movies.

1. Salesman (1969)

Salesman (1968)

This is a fantastic documentary by the legendary Maysles brothers that surprisingly still holds up when you watch it today. Salesman is a look into the world of door-to-door sales, and the men that will do anything to make a dollar. It’s almost like an older brother of the film Glengarry Glen Ross, except what we see here is all real.

Door-to-door sales may not be something that is very prevalent anymore, but the film really gives us a glimpse into how cynical business and consumerism can be at the ground level. Salesman pulls off two things very well: it may be a source of inspiration if you work in a sales type of job, and it simultaneously reminds you how careful you need to be as a consumer. When you watch Salesman and see how easily customers can be taken advantage of, you’ll never look at shopping the same way again.

2. Unforgiven (1992)


Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-winning Western film from the 90s has received almost an endless amount of praise. It is considered one of the best Westerns ever made, with Eastwood taking everything he learned from previous filmmakers he worked with (specifically Sergio → continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema