Movies That Turn Boys Into Men

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Pursuit of Happyness (2006) - Netflix

Chris Gardner's journey of overcoming adversity through hard work and responsibility, boys learn the importance of resilience, determination, and perseverance in the face of challenges. It also teaches the importance of care, support, and kindness for a child.

Rocky (1976) - Prime Video

Rocky instills values of grit, determination, and never giving up in the face of overwhelming odds. Boys learn the importance of resilience, hard work, and dedication in achieving their goals, as well as the significance of humility and sportsmanship in both victory and defeat.

Boyhood (2014) - Prime Video

Through the protagonist's coming-of-age journey, boys witness the growth and development that comes with time and experience. They learn the value of patience, perseverance, and adaptability as they navigate the challenges and transitions of life.

Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani (2023) - Prime Video

Among many other lessons the one where Rani’s mother schools Rocky on his embarrassment around bras: “When you stop thinking of women as a strange species markedly different from you, and begin to treat them as equals, that’s when you will actually respect them." is very important.

Life is Beautiful (1997) - Prime Video

To maintain a positive outlook even when circumstances are challenging. It Teaches the importance of optimism, love, and compassion even in the darkest of times. You can't control what happens, but you can control how you react. It has some great lessons on parenting too.

Fight Club (1999) - Prime Video

Boys are encouraged to question conventional expectations and forge their own path. They learn to embrace their true selves, accept pain as part of life, and take ownership of their actions and choices.

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) - Prime Video

The film made comparisons between the Alpha and beta males even before these terms existed. It teaches boys to treat women and people in general with respect. To give people space and comfort no matter what. Surinder might not have been the coolest but he is the greenest flag.