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FEATURED in The NEW YORK TIMES, The WASHINGTON POST and The TORONTO STAR.

Emmanuel Lopez-Motivatorman is an Author, Speaker, Movie Blogger and an award-winning illustrator. The WASHINGTON POST has featured Emmanuel’s blog, Movies That Motivate: The Adventures of Motivatorman, as a recommended resource for motivational tips and inspiring movie examples.

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HELPING YOU MAINTAIN YOUR BEST IN DIFFICULT TIMES
THROUGH THE POWER OF MOVIES

Are you or someone you know going through difficult times in life, career OR business?

Take a look at this list of movies that will inspire, empower & motivate you forward!

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MOVIES CAN HELP INCREASE YOUR:

• Passion & Perseverance

• Indestructible Optimism

• Confidence & Self-Esteem

• Supportive Relationships

• Personal Leadership

• Motivational Resources

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INTRODUCTION

I’ve had many successes AND challenges in my career as an award-winning illustrator, entrepreneur, recording artist, motivational speaker and movie blogger. I’ve overcome unexpected change and crisis. Through it all it was the power of MOVIES that helped me maintain my best and increase my PASSION to PERSEVERE. I learned to develop INDESTRUCTIBLE OPTIMISM!

My goal is to share my success tips, personal stories AND movie recommendations so you too can overcome difficult times in your life, career or business.

HOW TO ACCESS TIPS

These movie tips come from the first 500 tips of my internationally popular blog, Movies That Motivate: The Adventures of Motivatorman that documents my struggles and the movies that fueled my spirit to PERSEVERE. Click on each tip number and they will take you to the full blog entry of the movie discussed. I hope these CINEMATIC ROLE MODELS help bring out the BEST in you. Enjoy!

Emmanuel Lopez-Motivatorman
Author | Speaker | Movie Blogger

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TOP 10 MOTIVATIONAL TIPS:

1) The Power of Your Passions click here

2) Believe In Synchronicity click here

3) Cultivate Supportive Relationships click here

4) What Can’t You Live Without? click here

5) What Makes You Laugh? click here

6) Resilience Is Your Hidden Super Power click here

7) Activate The Power of Your Mind click here

8 Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining click here

9) Favourite Stories Energize click here

10) How To Build Indestructible Optimism click here

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MOVIE LIST A to Z:

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A

A Beautiful Mind (2001) #47 #322 #340

A Christmas Carol (1951) #300

A Christmas Story (1983) #10 #82

A Good Year (2006) #398

A History of Violence (2005) #358

A Knight’s Tale (2001) #125 #137 #249 #300

A Perfect Getaway (2009) #328

Accepted (2006) #363

The Adjustment Bureau (2011) #438

Alice In Wonderland (2010) #339

Amal (2007) #357

Amelie (2001) #140 #197

The American President (1995) #131

An Inconvenient Truth (2006) #45

Antitrust (2001) #56

Anonymous (2011) #500

Apocalypto (2006) #278

Apollo 13 (1995) #284 #300

As Good As It Gets (1997) #41 #45 #122 #137 #200 #252 #300

August Rush (2007) #141 #224

Austin Powers Goldmember (2002) #46

Avatar (2009) #314 #324 #365 #384 #395

Awakenings (1990) #142 #143

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B

Baby Boom #45 #61 #122

Back To The Future #37

Back To The Future Part III #171

Bad Teacher (2011) #483

Bandidas #289

Barney’s Version #435

Battle: Los Angeles #439

Batman Begins #68

The Beaver (2011) #491

Bedtime Stories (2008) #218 #459

Be Kind Rewind #168 #290 #300

Ben Hur #146

Bicentennial Man #48 #79 #87 #96 #333

Big (1988) #88 #89 #197 #469

Big Night #111 #231

Big Trouble In Little China #356

Billy Elliot #334

The Black Stallion #103 #367

Blast From The Past #204 #273

The Blind Side #325 #335 #343 #395

The Blue Butterfly #294

The Book of Eli #383

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan #58

Boundin’ #134

The Bourne Identity #85

The Bourne Supremacy #85

The Bourne Ultimatum #85

Bowfinger (1999) #461

Boys and Girls #4

Brainstorm #161

Bridesmaids (2011) #489

Bridge To Terabithia  #132

Bridget Jones’s Diary #47

Bruce Almighty (2003) #452

The Bucket List #401

The Butterfly Effect #265

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C

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) #476

Casino Royale #19

Cast Away #42 #45 #47 #86 #96 #103 #123 #143 #200

Catch Me If You Can #309

Cedar Rapids (2011) #430 #470

Certified Copy (Copie Conforme) #411

The Change-Up (2011) #479

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory #28

Chasing Amy #397

Children of Men #375

Chocolat #27 #197 #231

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian #209

The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader #420

Cinderella Man (2005) #3 #41 #47 #54 #122 #147 #175 #233 #335 #347 #395 #475

Citizen Kane #100 #226 #269 #402

Click #37 #46 #51

Cloudy With A Change of Meatballs #310

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind #35 #163

Cloverfield #124 #126

The Color Purple #268

Conan O’Brien: Can’t Stop (2011) #476

Contact #39 #129 #200 #300

Contagion (2011) #488

The Contender #47

Conversations With God #47 #258 #333

Coraline #282

Count of Monte Cristo #47 #62 #91

Crazy Stupid Love (2011) #479

Crocodile Dundee (1986) #90 #300 #464

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon #103

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button #217 #370

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D

Dark City #57 #191

Dark Knight #359

The Day After Tomorrow #133 #136 #215

The Day The Earth Stood Still 2008 #237

Deep Impact #133 #272

Despicable Me #423

Deuce Bigalow, European Gigolo #46

The Devil Wears Prada #321

Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries) #387

Die Hard #416

Disney’s The Kid #179 #226

District 9 #281

Dogma (1999) #450

Dor #49

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E

Eat Pray Love (2010) #381 #395 #417 #475 #495

The Edge #45 #47 #123

Edward Scissorhands #407

Elf #8 #10 #67 #109 #113 #197 #216 #412

Erin Brockovich #25 #47

Enchanted #110 #113 #130 #197

Evan Almighty #239

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F

The Fall #189

The Family Man #11 #51 #75 #92 #113

The Family Stone #113 #313 #436

Fanboys #251

Fast Five (2011) #455

Field of Dreams #39 #115 #296 #300 #436

50/50 (2011) #492

The Fighter #431

The Firm #298

50 First Dates #130 #186 #200

500 Days of Summer #274 #303 #355

Finding Forrester #41

The Fly #112

Footloose (2011) #496

Forbidden Kingdom #151 #152

Forrest Gump #80 #175 #181 #247 #335

Freedom Writers #92 #94 #342

Frequency #115 #436

Funny People #306

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G

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra #279

Galaxy Quest #210

Get Shorty #277

Ghost #145 #436

Ghost Town #211 #300

Gladiator #362

Going The Distance #413

The Golden Compass #120

Good Will Hunting #225

Gran Torino #232

Great Expectations #65

Green Lantern (2011) #466

The Green Mile #379

Grizzly Man #177

Groundhog Day #24 #54 #77 #81 #96 #127 #130 #200 #227 #300 #326 #395 #427 #491

Grown Ups #410

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H

Hachiko: A Dog’s Story #344

Hanna (2011) #447

Hancock #174

The Happening #174

Happy Feet #36 #67 #197

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010) #406 #453

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) #474

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince #275

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban #332 #386 #395

The Help (2011) #481

Hereafter #396

High Fidelity #43

Highlander #256

Hitch #108

The Holiday #319

Horrible Bosses (2011) #473

How Do You Know (2010) #498

How To Train Your Dragon #346

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I

I, Robot #242

I Am Legend #114 #143

I Heart Huckabees #57 #66 #135 #226 #261

The Illusionist #266

The Illusionist (2010) #432

Imagine That #422

In America #41

Inception #374 #389 #395 #452

The Incredible Hulk #165 #359 #436

The Incredibles #117 #122 #299 #359

Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull #104

Into The Wild #244

The Invention of Lying #323 #360 #395

Invictus (2009) #327 #335 #451

Iron Man #154 #201 #359

Iron Man 2 #354

It’s A Wonderful Life #6 #7 #10 #51 #73 #92 #131 #300 #347 #415

The Italian Job #118

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J

Jerry Maguire #96 #97 #122 #130 #197 #200 #252 #270 #300 #335

Joe Versus the Volcano #308

Julie and Julia #283 #300 #316 #391 #395 #404

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K

Kate & Leopold #131

The Karate Kid #157 #335 #390

The Karate Kid 2010 #364 #428

Kick-Ass #351 #359 #362 #395

King Arthur (2004) #463

The King’s Speech #424 #433 #476

Kingdom of Heaven #409

Knight and Day (2010) #449

Knowing #241

Kung Fu Panda #164 #197

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) #460 #476 #477

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L

The Lake House #131

Last Holiday #263

The Last Mimzy #132

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) #451

Lawrence of Arabia #220

Laws of Attraction #131

Leap of Faith (1992) #451

Legally Blonde #105 #175

Letters To Juliet #398

Life as a House (2001) #451

Life in a Day (2011) #486

Life or Something like it #160

Limitless (2011) #441 #452

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) #440

The Lion King #167 #436

Live Free or Die Hard #104

Love Actually #12 #113 #130

The Lovely Bones #329

Local Hero #14

Lord of the Rings trilogy #47 #90 #96 #226 #234 #291 #300 #333

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M

Machete #392

Mad Max beyond Thunderdome #307

Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) #487

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World #293 #300

The Matrix #5 #39 #57 #64 #84 #100 #119 #128 #276 #340 #452 #495

The Matrix Reloaded #369

Meet Dave #182

Meet Joe Black #20 #45 #96 #131 #166 #436

Meet John Doe #229 #300

Megamind (2010) #457

Memento #17 #226

Micmacs #399

Midnight in Paris (2011) #484

Million Dollar Baby (2004) #497

Millions #169

Minority Report #121

Miracle (2004) #480

Miss Potter (2006) #485

Mr. Nobody (2010) #499

Moneyball (2011) #493 #495

Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life #144

Morning Glory (2010) #482

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town #31 #47 #73 #148 #300 #382

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington #31 #47

Mrs. Doubtfire #292

Multiplicity #98

Music and Lyrics #78 #131 #259

My Cousin Vinny #271

My Date With Drew #280 #300

My Kid Could Paint That #236

Mystery Men #353

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N

Nanny McPhee #437

Night At The Museum #193

Night At The Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian #288

Nim’s Island #147

Ninja Assassin (2009) #449

Noel #315

Notting Hill #74 #130 #167 #436

The Number 23 #243

The Nutty Professor #107

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O

Ocean’s 11 #70 #72 #91

Ocean’s 12 #70 #72 #91

Ocean’s 13 #70 #72 #91 #300

October Sky #434

The Other Guys #414

Office Space #213

Outsourced #192

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P

P.S. I Love You #173

The Pacifier #58

Parenthood #167 #436

Paris Je T’aime #230

Passengers #267

Patch Adams #46 #214

Paul (2011) #483

Pay It Forward #2 #81 #126 #190 #300

Peaceful Warrior #69 #92 #95 #96 #100 #101 #119 #152 #200 #252 #270 #372 #395 #491

Phenomenon #57 #135

The Pianist #47

Pinocchio #35

Planes, Trains and Automobiles #176

Planet of the Apes #146

Pleasantville #1 #30 #71 #197 #200 #212

Powder #57 #135

The Prestige #112

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time #361

The Prizewinner of Defiance Ohio (2005) #454

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) #22 #23 #40 #47 #84 #122 #136 #147 #197 #270 #300 #347 #395 #456 #475

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Q

Quantum of Solace #240

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R

Raiders of the Lost Ark #155

The Rainmaker #206

The Ramen Girl #388

Ratatouille #111 #196

Real Steel (2011) #494

Red Cliff (2008) #478

Red Planet #377

Redbelt #208

Regarding Henry #45 #75 #194 #495

Remember The Titans #338

Rescue Dawn #429

Revolver #286

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) #490

Rocky #197 #335

Rocky 2 #202

Rocky Balboa #18 #47 #99 #104 #335 #395

Role Models #203

Rudy (1993) #254 #300 #335 #475

Run, Robot, Run! #337

Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage #378

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S

Salt #414

The School of Rock #59 #67 #122 #197 #335 #340 #362

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010) #380 #405 #472

Seabiscuit #331 #335 #347

The Secret #9 #32 #38 #56 #57 #82 #96

The Secret of My Success #205

Secretariat (2010) #448

Serendipity #13 #26 #113 #130 #221 #311

The Shadow #57

Shall We Dance? #352

Shallow Hal #285

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) #47 #123 #188 #200 #362 #373 #395 #451

She’s All That #4

Sherlock Holmes #318

Shorts #317

Signs #13

The Sixth Sense #76

Sliding Doors #51

Slumdog Millionaire #222

The Social Network #393

Son of Rambow #159

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010) #458

Soul Surfer (2011) #446

The Sound of Music #195 #197

Source Code (2011) #445

Space Cowboys #104

The Sphere #57

Spider-Man 2 #5 #15 #130 #359

Spider-Man 3 #53

The Spiderwick Chronicles #139

Splice #366

Star Trek #60 #112 #150 #178

Star Trek Generations #295

Star Trek 2009 #255 #264 #300

Star Wars #57

Stardust #83

Stranger Than Fiction #21 #52 #63 #93 #121 #122 #130 #153 #197 #231 #248 #270 #336

Stuart Little #67

Sullivan’s Travels #347

Sucker Punch (2011) #443

Super 8 (2011) #465

Superman The Movie #257 #359

Superman Returns #106 #149

Surrogates #302

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Take The Lead #198

Taken #228

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three #162

The Tale of Despereaux #287

Tampopo #111 #231

Tangled (2010) #468

Temple Grandin #385 #395 #408

The Ten Commandments #146 #333

The Terminal #123 #297 #300 #345

That Thing You Do! #199 #335

This Is It #301

Thomas Crown Affair #91 #130

Thor (2011) #455

The Time Traveler’s Wife #330

Titanic #131 #219 #371

300 #102

The Town #394

Toy Story 3 (2010) #444

Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (2011) #471

The Tree of Life (2011) #467

TRON: Legacy #419 #436

Tropic Thunder #187

True Grit 2010 #418

The Truman Show #13 #185

Tucker: The Man and His Dream #235 #300 #376

2012 #223 #304 #305

Twilight #250

The Twilight Saga: New Moon #341

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U

The Ultimate Gift #96 #246 #491

Unbreakable #5 #47 #359

Up #262 #270 #426

Up In The Air #320

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V

Vanilla Sky #184

Vicky Cristina Barcelona #180

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W

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps #403

Watchmen #238 #359 #368

The Way Back #425

West is West (2011) #442

What Dreams May Come (1998) #116 #436 #451

What The Bleep Do We Know? #57

When Harry Met Sally #74

Where God Left His Shoes #253

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory #28

Witness (1985) #172 #451

The World’s Fastest Indian #421

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X

X-Men trilogy #5 #47 #57 #183 #359

X-Men: First Class (2011) #462 #477

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Y

Yes Man #245

You Don’t Mess With The Zohan #182

Youth Without Youth #207

You’ve Got Mail #131 #260

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Z

Zombieland #312

Zookeeper (2011) #476

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HELPING YOU STAY STRONG
IN DIFFICULT TIMES THROUGH MOVIES
THAT INSPIRE, EMPOWER & MOTIVATE!

Info for Lectures, Keynotes, Seminars: Click here
Info for Social Media Consulting: Click here

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