What makes a good movie and what inspires a person can be two very different things. Most movies entertain the viewer leaving them satisfied, but little else. Few films leave you with a desire for action, taking momentum from the creative energy ingested and turning it into something new. Those rare gems are truly above simply entertainment. They hold a quality unto themselves which is difficult to capture in any medium let alone on-screen.
Here are films that have inspired me to become a better writer, to create something as amazing as what I just watched, and to take my thoughts in completely new directions.
This list started from a post on Cuban Nomad: http://gabrielnovo.com/top-5-inspiring-sci-fi-films/Read less