Highest-Rated Movies about 'Uplifting', Sort by Popularity

Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018), The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2004), I Got Life! (2017), Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical (2017), We Are Together (2006), In Search of Israeli Cuisine (2016), Capernaum (2018), Sui Dhaaga: Made in India (2018) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Uplifting movies.

#2. The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2004)

Storyline: A homeless musician's life is transformed after he discovers a flock of wild South American parrots living in San Francisco. How they got there is a mystery, but Mark Bittner forms a bond with the exotic birds through his music and his patient, attentive care. Over time he comes to appreciate their individual identities and makes a case for humans to reevaluate their relationship to animals. When he is forced to leave them, he despairs over the birds' fate.

Plot Keywords: musician, homeless person, parrot, neighbor, charming, uplifting, emotional ...

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#5. We Are Together (2006)

Storyline: This U.K.-produced HBO documentary covers the spread of AIDS in South Africa, focusing on an orphanage called Agape, founded by one "Grandma" Zodwa Mqadi. The story centers on the local children's choir as they rehearse for a trip to England, and follows the Moya family as they struggle with the disease, which has plagued the region. Notable names such as Lorraine Bracco, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon and Kanye West appear as themselves to help carry the narrative along.

Plot Keywords: orphan, choir director, uplifting, emotional, intense, africa, south africa ...

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#6. In Search of Israeli Cuisine (2016)

Storyline: The Israel-born, award-winning chef of Zahav, Michael Solomonov, offers up a tour of 70 plus diverse cultures of Israel through food. Over the past 30 years, Israel has gone from having no fine food to a food scene that is world renowned. Solomonov visits the vibrant restaurants of Tel Aviv, must-experience Jerusalem destinations and organic kitchens off the beaten track, sampling from remarkable food traditions as diverse as Moroccan, Persian, Lebanese, French, Italian and Russian.

Plot Keywords: chef, traveler, cook, food critic, restaurant owner, positive, uplifting ...

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#9. Together (2000)

Storyline: Goran runs a Stockholm commune in the 1970s. The easygoing Goran does his best to keep the peace between the politically contentious people around him, many of whom are drunk or stoned on a regular basis. When Goran's sister Elisabeth (Lisa Lindgren) flees from her abusive husband, her arrival at the commune significantly changes its dynamics. Elisabeth's two children bring change, agitating for TV and meat and driving away the commune's purists as tensions spread.

Plot Keywords: leader, abusive husband, abused wife, resident, young boy, marxist, uplifting ...

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#10. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

Storyline: A documentary about the Canadian rock band Rush relates the group's 40-year history and examines its continuing popularity. Using extensive archival footage, it follows the resilient rockers, lead guitarist Alex Lifeson and singer/bassist Geddy Lee, from when they started the band in the late 1960s through to the present. A diverse group of interviewees, such as musician Billy Corgan, actor Jack Black and "South Park" creator Matt Stone, shares what makes the band so special.

Plot Keywords: bassist, drummer, rock star, guitarist, singer, engaging, uplifting ...

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#13. Stop Making Sense (1984)

Storyline: David Byrne walks onto the stage and does a solo "Psycho Killer." Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz join him for two more songs. The crew is busy, still setting up. Then, three more musicians and two back-up singers join the band. Everybody sings, plays, harmonizes, dances, and runs. They change instruments and clothes. Bryne appears in the Big Suit. The backdrop is often black, but sometimes it displays words, images, or children's drawings. The band cooks for 18 songs, the lyrics are clear, the house rocks. In this concert film, the Talking Heads hardly talk, don't stop, and always make sense.—<[email protected]>

Plot Keywords: singer, musician, frenetic, intense, uplifting, concert stage, hollywood, calif. ...

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#14. Thérèse (1986)

Storyline: In this true story of a 19th-century nun who achieved sainthood, Thérèse Martin (Catherine Mouchet) hopes to follow in the footsteps of her two older sisters, who became members of the Carmelite order of nuns. Although the church resists initially because of her age, Thérèse stubbornly continues her quest to serve God, and even lobbies Pope Leo XIII (Armand Meppiel). Her wish is granted at age 15, when she joins the order and performs extraordinary works in a life abbreviated by illness.

Plot Keywords: pope, nun, sister, bishop, doctor, uplifting, engaging ...

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#15. Gypsy Caravan (2006)

Storyline: Combining footage from 1999 and 2001 tours, this documentary follows five different gypsy bands as they perform across America. Their music is as diverse as their home countries, from Indian raga tunes to upbeat, fiddle-driven Romanian pieces. Despite their varied backgrounds, the musicians are united by their common identification with the "roma" gypsy culture. As the tour progresses, the musicians begin playing together, fusing their styles into new hybrids.

Plot Keywords: violinist, singer, johnny depp, husband, dancer, gypsy, uplifting ...

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