We’re just days away from the New Year, and soon our resolution-making mind-sets for 2018 will kick in. We all know life can get the best of us and actually accomplishing our 2018 #goals can become a lot harder due to work and everyday tasks. For those of us who have a hard time making (and sticking to) New Year's resolutions, why not let some good films help you on your journey for self-improvement in 2018? These movies will inspire your New Year's resolutions and help make the next 12 months as great as possible.
Whether your resolution is to eat healthier, travel more, save money, or get out of that toxic friendships or relationship, you can get some inspiration to kick start your next move from the below movies. To keep you encouraged and on your toes, watch one of these films, which will motivate you to be a better you for the new year. A new year means a clean slate, so grab some your journal, get some snacks, put on a movie, and start goal setting for your new chapter.
1. Legally Blonde
Resolution: Take your career to the next level.
This is the movie you need to push through self-doubt and any haters to reach your professional goals.
2. Fried Green Tomatoes
Resolution: Be a better friend.
Fried Green Tomatoes will spark better communication in your friendships and teach you how to empower your buddies. It's a perfect look at finding emotional support in your friendships.
3. My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Resolution: Boost your confidence and be open to love.
Toula (Nia Vardalos) decides she’s sick of the person she has become and wants to grow, both in her love life and her inner strength. This comedy is the movie to watch if you're seeking the same change for your new year.
Resolution: Stand up for yourself.
Stand up for what you think is right for yourself and for other women in 2018. Seeing the movement that ultimately led to women have the right to vote will inspire you greatly.
5. Pursuit Of Happiness
Resolution: Go get your fairy tale ending.
If you want something this year, fight for it and take any step necessary to get it.
Resolution: Get strong.
Michelle Rodriguez plays a troubled teenager who decides to start throwing her own punches against life. This movie will have you fighting to get strong and defend yourself.
7. Yes Man
Resolution: Stop saying no.
Jim Carrey stars as a man who says no to everything and doesn't want to see much change in his life. But after a seminar by a teacher, he's forced to say yes to every opportunity that comes along. For some of us, that's what we need to say this new year. Let this be a year of yes.
8. Inside Out
Resolution: Share your feelings.
If last year made it hard for you to verbally express your emotions, this movie is for you. There is no shame in expressing how you feel. Take some notes and get vocal.
Resolution: Heal yourself.
A woman (Reese Witherspoon) takes a 1,100-mile solo hike to recover from a personal tragedy. This year, do whatever it takes to get the healing you need.
10. Finding Nemo
Resolution: Have more appreciation for your family.
Animated films always pack a huge message, and this movie will have you appreciating every effort your family makes to support you.
11. Julie & Julia
Resolution: Learn a new skill.
For those who aren't too good with maneuvering around the kitchen, this will inspire you to pick up Julia Child's cookbook and learn new skills.
12. Mad Max: Fury Road
Resolution: Don't take crap from anyone.
It's a new year, so that means new attitude. Don't let anyone put you down.
Resolution: Find out about your roots.
Adopted Saroo Brierley (Dev Patel) goes on the hunt to find his biological family, and it'll make you curious about your own heritage.
14. Into The Wild
Resolution: Travel more.
It's a beautiful movie that will push you on your own journey and get you thinking about traveling more.
15. Fat, Sick And Nearly Dead
Resolution: Eat healthier.
Want to kickstart a healthier mindset in 2018? This movie will do the trick. You will look at food so differently going into the new year.
Now that you have a list to inspire you, it's time to add fuel to the fire. Take out that pen and paper to jot down all of your plans for 2018.