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Cinderella Man (2005)

A dramatization of the Depression-era comeback of boxer Jim Braddock, this movie offers a feel-good film filled with reaching for goals and maintaining optimism. 
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Field of Dreams (1989)

Farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) turns his Iowa field into a baseball diamond because he senses a calling, despite the ridicule of his family and friends.
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Good Will Hunting (1998)

A janitor is discovered to be a mathematics genius and encouraged to pursue a better life.
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It's a Wonderful Life (1947)

This American classic acknowledges hope despite the difficulties and disappointments of life.
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March of the Penguins (2005)

Every March, penguins begin their journey of hundreds of miles across the harshest conditions on Earth, all to fulfill the dream of finding the perfect mate and beginning a family.
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Millions (2005)

Grieving the death of their mother, two boys happen upon a pile of stolen money in this heartwarming and hilarious movie.
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October Sky (1999)

An inspirational movie about boys stuck in a coal mining town in the 1950s who share their spirit of adventure as they explore their fascination with rockets and space.
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