Hope Is...by MAthePA | created - 04 Apr 2019 | updated - 19 Jun 2019 | Public
What is hope, or what is not... some movies explain well enough if we listen to understand, not to reply.
If you break me, I do not stop working; If you touch me, I may be snared; If you lose me, nothing will matter.
Which quote in the list is your favorite?
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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 2,376,796 | Gross: $28.34M
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.
2. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
A nameless first person narrator (Edward Norton) attends support groups in attempt to subdue his emotional state and relieve his insomniac state. When he meets Marla (Helena Bonham Carter),... See full summary »
Votes: 1,880,811 | Gross: $37.03M
I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.
3. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Votes: 1,229,182 | Gross: $96.90M
You're giving them hope... That's cruel!
4. BioShock Infinite (2013 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A man is sent to the flying city of Columbia to find a missing girl. However, upon arrival he discovers that the city, its people, and his objective are all not what they seem.
Time rots everything. Even hope.
5. Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.
Votes: 572,808 | Gross: $620.18M
Hope is like the sun. If you only believe it when you see it, you'll never make it through the night.
6. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star.
Votes: 563,955 | Gross: $532.18M
Rebellions are built on hope.
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a new threat to the galaxy rises, Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the one hope of restoring peace.
Votes: 868,114 | Gross: $936.66M
Hope is not lost today... it is found.
8. Tomorrowland (2015)
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Votes: 173,587 | Gross: $93.44M
There are two wolves and they are always fighting. One is darkness and despair. The other is light and hope. Which wolf wins? - Whichever one you feed.
9. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Votes: 895,649 | Gross: $154.06M
Hope is a mistake. If you can't fix what's broken... you'll go insane.
10. The Theory of Everything (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.
Votes: 410,353 | Gross: $35.89M
11. The Hunger Games (2012)
PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Votes: 851,476 | Gross: $408.01M
Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective. A lot of hope is dangerous.
12. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Adventure
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
Votes: 1,536,165 | Gross: $448.14M
There can be no true despair without hope.
13. Front of the Class (2008 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Drama
Brad Cohen who, despite being challenged by Tourette's Syndrome at a very young age, defies all odds to become a gifted teacher.
Hope is a hard habit to break.
14. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Votes: 452,888 | Gross: $139.31M
Hope is an indulgence I don't have time for.
PG-13 | 201 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,663,482 | Gross: $377.85M
There never was much hope. Just a fool's hope.
16. Hope Floats (1998)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Romance
Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.
Votes: 24,853 | Gross: $60.05M
When you find yourself at a new beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will, too...
17. Moll Flanders (1996)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive Priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,031 | Gross: $3.36M
Hope comes to the young as naturally as the spring rains.
18. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 494,022 | Gross: $285.76M
This is Christmas! The season of perpetual hope!
19. The Lion in Winter (1968)
PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Votes: 29,301 | Gross: $22.28M
It's the way I register despair. There's everything in life but hope.
20. The Ten Commandments (1956)
G | 220 min | Adventure, Drama
Moses, an Egyptian Prince, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.
Votes: 65,106 | Gross: $93.74M
Hope. On the heels of every hope walks Dathan.