Movies that should have been in your syllabus!

According to philosopher Aristotle, “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”

Let’s begin with the trifling analysis of contemporary education. There are books we read, and later regret reading them. Moreover, we usually miss out on tremendous opportunities by not experiencing things only because they weren’t part of our curriculum. Take my word for it, we regret them even more.

Watching a movie can always be a brilliant idea for students who want to utilize their time in a pragmatic way. This can help them in acquiring knowledge whilst harnessing the power of movies.

Here I am discussing movies that took the world by surprise, performed exceptionally well and became immortalized for generations to come!

Let’s analyze some of the memorable mentions.

  1. Good Will Hunting

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This movie is about a boy with the brain of a genius!

He struggled with his inner demons with a constant desire to escape yet to be found. This story revolves around an aimless janitor, Will Hunting played by Matt Damon. When professors at his workplace discover that a working-class boy is also a math genius, they seek the help of a therapist Dr. Sean Maguireto, who helps him recover from the emotional crisis.

Written by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, the movie earned them an Oscar for original screenplay.


  1. A Beautiful Mind

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Based on a book of the same name by Sylvia Nasar – the story revolves around an Economics Nobel Prize Laureate, Professor John Forbes Nash.

John Nash – a Princeton ingenious doctoral student known for his breakthrough work in mathematics and game theory. He led an exemplary life while curtailing with the descent of severe Schizophrenia.

Russell Crowe played the protagonist and the movie won four Academy Awards.

  1. Theory of Everything

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There is a very good chance that you might have already heard of this feature movie. Probably because you are a millennial, lucky enough to be part of Hawking generation.

Take a hint already, will you?

Inspired by the life events of Stephen William Hawking – an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author of A Brief History of Time and other notable books. This movie has been anchored to the theoretical memoir by Jane Hawking – Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen.

The film stars Eddie Redmayne playing the character of Stephen Hawking for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor.

  1. Ice Age

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Ice Age is an American animation franchise centering on the survival of mammals in the Palaeolithic ice age.

Detailed on the friendship of a mammoth and a sloth, the first part aired in 2002, followed by four sequels. The movies garnered appraisals for animation score and were over-all commercial hits.

There are many such movies that created a vibe and grabbed the attention of its viewers. I’ve been able to frame just a few top-notch mentions. Add these to the bucket list of movies to watch before you die. Let us know your favorite movies of all time in the comments below…


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