10 Movies That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Life

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resigned.

As a whole, entertainment media is some of the most influential content that the general public will ever have access to, and over the years film has had a substantial role in the way we view certain subjects and ideas. Contrary to popular belief, all movies have an innate ability to influence our lives, as well as the way we think. Yes, that is a generalization, but this time it's one we're going to defend. Movies can impact our minds both positively and negatively; the change might be so subtle that it could take you years to discover it, and there might be some instances where you never will. But whether you realize it or not, the movie that you probably spent half of your retirement fund to see has undoubtedly caused you to become a different person. Seeing a movie for the first time is essentially akin to flipping a coin; you're either going to exit the theater feeling satisfied or jaded. If you're reading this article, we can almost guarantee that you have seen more than a handful of films from both sides of the coin. The movies mentioned here are just a few of those that have inspired us to look deeper into our own thoughts and actions, and are sure to make you re-evaluate your life in ways both big and small.

Currently living in Orlando, Florida, Riley is a 19 year old Journalism major with her sights set on film and television review.