Watching movies can indeed be a therapy (cinematherapy), especially to restore the problem of relationship motivation, depression, and so on, except for acute psychiatric disorders.

When watching a movie, we will usually feel for ourselves what is felt by the characters in the story. Through the symbols that are usually scattered there, the subconscious then tries to communicate with the conscious. The bridge is imagination. After the movie has finished playing, the solutions in the movie (conveyed through characters) also reduce feelings of depression. Therefore, positive inspiration arises along with the connection of subconscious material and its conscious nature. Here is a list of movies that can be therapeutic.

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To achieve hope and reinforcement:
Gandhi (1982)
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Cider House Rules (1999)
Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Elephant Man (1980)

For personal encouragement:
Babe (1995)
Braveheart (1995)
Courage Under Fire (1996)
The English Patient (1996)
Forest Gump (1994)
The Insider (1999)
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

For friendship:
The Lord of the Rings (2001 – 2003)
Peter’s Friends (1992)
Star Wars (1977 – 2002)

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