Head in the stars

Half of us have made a life-changing decision - after watching a film


Head in the stars

Audrey Hepburn once said: ‘Everything I learned, I learned from the movies’, and, it turns out, she’s not alone.

Research* shows more than half of us admit to making a life-changing decision after watching a film. Going travelling, changing careers and proposing to a partner were among the changes spurred by movies, with drama the most common genre to make viewers review their lives.

Want to feel inspired? The following films were chosen as the most likely to prompt a change:

1. Shawshank Redemption

2. The Green Mile 

3. Schindlers List

4. Forrest Gump 

5. Titanic

6. Rain Man

7. It’s A Wonderful Life

8. Saving Private Ryan

9. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

10. Erin Brockovich

*Research by IMAX in conjunction with their Love For Movies campaign. 

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