Morgan Freeman was born on 01 June 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee. When Freeman was 16 years old, he almost died of pneumonia. Pneumonia is a kind of infection in one or both lungs. His journey is really inspiring so we won’t get into the details but brief you how he started his acting career.
Freeman made his acting debut at age nine playing the lead role in a school play. He also served as an Automatic Tracking Radar Repairman in United States Air Force. After 4 years in the military, he moved to Los Angeles and took acting lessons and dancing lessons in San Francisco in the early 1960s. After this he gave us number of good movies to watch which we are going to include here. Let’s get started.
The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
We had to include this TV series because it’s full of knowledge and aspects about faith from different points of view of every religion. It shows some incredible stories around the world with full of life. It has deep and clear messages and makes you appreciate this world even more. Morgan Freeman points out some catastrophic events from human history too but the presentation of it will make you say that the documentary is absolutely perfect. There are 3 Seasons of The Story of God with Morgan Freeman is available on Netflix.
Watch It Here: The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (Netflix)
Driving Miss Daisy 1989
This is one of the heart touching movie from Morgan, And Morgon’s this movie won 4 Oscars and 17 other awards around the world. It’s an story of old Southern Jewish lady and her African-American driver. Who tries to develop a bond that takes around 20 Years to enhance. This teaches them about deaths, racial discrimination and other valuable lessons of life.
Watch It Here: Driving Miss Daisy (Amazon Prime Video)
Se7en is a story of a serial killer begins murdering people according to the seven deadly sins (Gluttony,Laziness,Greed,Pride,Lust,Envy,Wrath). Two detectives, one new to the city and the other about to retire, are tasked with apprehending the criminal. The story isn’t so twisted or unpredictable especially considering the way the killer was found. But ending is really good, It leaves you thinking, who won the war? The killer or the common man.
Watch It Here: Se7en (Netflix)
We must consider this movie as a triple war. First is Confederate army against the Union army, Second between the racism of some Union soldiers against the African American men who were determined to demonstrate bravery and courage. And a belief in the freedom of enslaved people, and the tension among the African American men as they fought for a freedom that they might not live to see. The African American men would prefer to die standing up and fighting for freedom than not die as a slave.
Watch It Here: Glory (Amazon Prime Video)
Bruce Almighty 2003
Super Entertaining, Super Funny. You must have seen Bollywood Movie “God Tussi Great Ho” Starring Amitabh Bacchan & Salman Khan. You can expect same level of entertainment in this movie with little different prospective. Bruce is a guy who complains about God. One day god appears in his life and gives him the God’s power to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.
Watch It Here: Bruce Almighty (Amazon Prime Video)
Million Dollar Baby 2004
Million Dollar Baby is a story of a determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.
It’s truly inspiring and motivational film. If this movie doesn’t inspire you to get your ass up from your limbo I don’t know what will! At the end of this movie she did what she wanted to do, what she had been dreaming of since she was little and now that she achieved her goal she could let go! Freeman have done top notch performance and acting. A must watch to get inspiration.
Watch It Here: Million Dollar Baby (Amazon Prime Video)
The Shawshank Redemtion 1994
What we think is this movie dose not need any introduction. Well it’s a movie about a character Andy, a successful banker is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover. and got jailed for lifetime detention at prison. He becomes the most unconventional prisoner. Both characters Andy & Ellis have so much to give you in this movie. Hope, The Motivation to see the life and at the end their appearance in payroll is just remarkable.
Watch It Here: The Shawshank Redemtion (Amazon Prime Video)
The Dark Knight 2008
The Dark Knight is known for The Batman Series this movie was released on 2008. Lucius Fox was a research head and a friend of Dr. Thomas Wayne who was demoted by Wayne Enterprises CEO, William Earle to overseeing the supplies of Wayne Enterprises’ aborted research projects and prototypes in the Applied Sciences Division. Freeman’s dialogues in this movie make big impact on audience.
Watch It Here: The Dark Knight (Amazon Prime Video)
From the same home Warner Bros. Pictures Morgan Freeman is playing role of one of the great leader this world had Nelson Mandela. And the story is about his first term as President of South Africa, initiates a unique venture to unite the Apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Watch It Here: Invictus (Amazon Prime Video)
Street Smart 1987
In this movie you will see Freeman as a badass guy, So the story is about a Jonathan, Who is a reporter struggling to keep his job at a magazine. Assigned to write a real life prostitution expose, he fails to gain information from his subjects and decides to make up his own story about a crime. The piece revives his career, but his fictional character turns out to be strangely similar to Fast Black (Morgan Freeman), an actual criminal, who is outraged and demands that Jonathan spill out his sources. When the police get involved, matters get even uglier and the movie turns around all this.
Watch It Here: Street Smart (Not Available Online)
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