Movies That Teaches The Importance of Responsibility

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Dead Poets Society (1989)

Directed by Peter Weir, this film follows an English teacher who inspires his students to seize the day and take responsibility for their own lives and futures.

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Based on Harper Lee's novel, this film directed by Robert Mulligan explores themes of racial injustice and moral responsibility as seen through the eyes of young Scout Finch and her father, Atticus Finch, a lawyer who defends a black man falsely accused of raping a white woman.

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Directed by Gabriele Muccino, this biographical drama stars Will Smith as Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman who takes responsibility for himself and his son while pursuing his dream of a better life.

The Blind Side (2009)

Directed by John Lee Hancock, this film tells the true story of Michael Oher, a homeless teenager taken in by a caring family who teaches him about responsibility, love, and the importance of seizing opportunities.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

Directed by Gus Van Sant, this film follows a troubled young janitor, played by Matt Damon, who has a genius-level intellect but struggles with his past. Through the guidance of a therapist played by Robin Williams, he learns to take responsibility for his own life and relationships.

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Directed by Frank Darabont, this film follows Andy Dufresne, a man wrongfully convicted of murder, as he maintains his dignity and takes responsibility for his own fate while serving time in Shawshank State Penitentiary.

The Kite Runner (2007)

Directed by Marc Forster, this film based on Khaled Hosseini's novel explores themes of guilt, redemption, and the consequences of one's actions. It follows the journey of a man who returns to Afghanistan to confront his past and take responsibility for his actions as a child.

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