1. Little Miss Sunshine
We’ve all seen the glitzy world of kid’s pageants, right? It’s crazy town. Nuts pants. Well, Olive wasn’t into it. Along with her supportive and dysfunctional family, she made it all the way to the Little Miss Sunshine pageant, and owned it - glitz-free. You can do that too, you know. Live courageously and glitz-free.
2. Mean Girls
Cady grew up in Africa hanging out with wild animals, so entering an American high school was a bit of a shock. No matter! All she had to do was get a makeover, isolate some true friends, and throw up on the hottest guy in school to realize that she felt at home with the Mathletes. Do what you love, and ignore the haters.
Merida’s life was planned out for her - she would be a submissive princess and marry into a neighboring clan for political reasons. She was all - NOPE! Gonna explore this forest with my horse and build my archery skill set, byeeeee. So who cares what people want you to be? They don’t matter none.
Rats aren’t generally welcome in kitchens. But what if you’re a rat who has a natural talent for the culinary arts? Like Remy? Against all odds, he did what it took to make his dreams of becoming a reputable chef come true. And he’s tiny! He’s just a little rat! What! The sky’s the limit!
7. Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion
Romy and Michelle hadn’t achieved everything they wanted before their 10 year high school reunion. But after a few lies about inventing post its and a bit of soul searching, they figured out that they were fine the way they were. And that dance sequence at the end was a bonus. Are you courageous enough to pull that off?
10. The Truman Show
Do you ever get that weird feeling that someone’s watching you? Well, that was Truman’s whole life. He was a walking, talking reality show, and he wasn’t in on it. When he finally figured it out, he walked away from the perfect life set up for him - into the unknown! That’s some serious courage, there.
So you’re the last robot on earth. Is that going to stop you from being yourself? Nope. Wall-E brought his love of all things show tunes and knick knacks all the way to space, bringing misguided humans back down to earth. Oh and he fell in robot-love! Take a stand, and you too may someday fall in robot-love.