Kevin Smith'Rocky' ... 'Glory'... 'It's a Wonderful Life' ... see where they rank on our list.

Whether it's a last-ditch Hail Mary pass flung on fourth and long to win the game or a high school math teacher leading students by his quiet example, movies are at their best when they inspire us.

The following films have stood the test of time (and racked up plenty of Oscar gilt) with their ability to enliven us to make all our dreams, however daunting, a reality. And the winners are ...

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