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Check This Out: 40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 Minutes

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December 15, 2008
Source: SlashFilm

Braveheart

What's the best inspirational speech you can think of? Is it Braveheart? Mighty Ducks maybe? How about Al Pacino in Any Given Sunday? Or from Lord of the Rings? Well, YouTube user Matthew Belinkie has put together a 2 minute video featuring a combined total of 40 inspirational speeches. Yes, it's impressive, especially when at the end all you want to do is cheer with everyone else. Normally we don't feature these kinds of videos, but I loved this one so much that I couldn't help sharing it with all of you today. As funny as it is, it's also just as inspirational as each and every one of the 40 speeches contained within it.

Even though even TIME wrote about this video, I owe a big thanks to SlashFilm for first pointing it out. Watching this made me just want to watch all of the 40 movies that these speeches came from. I could literally sit down and spend the next two weeks going through all of them with the knowledge that at some point I'll see an inspirational speech and cheer. I love these kinds of videos and I hope we get to see more of them this December. I really hope we get to see another year end compilation like this one as well.

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Reader Feedback - 20 Comments

1

nice Vid... my favourite speech >Al Pacino, in Any Given Sunday<

BaDGuY on Dec 15, 2008

2

Boy did I need this. In the midst of finals week, when one has no time to watch movies (even for a cinema class), an inspirational speech from 40 of them gets you PUMPED. Seriously, though, great find; I don't read TIME, so I depend on the likes of y'all and slashfilm for things like this.

Squeak on Dec 15, 2008

3

VICTORY OR DEATH! On that note, I think I need to watch The Last Starfighter again. Favorite movie ever. That video was amazing, only bit I could do without was the Bring it On bit lol.

MissHQ on Dec 15, 2008

4

lol Animal House he was just about to skull a bottle of scotch!

werdnafaz on Dec 15, 2008

5

Best thing I've seen on the internet for a long time...

Ricardo on Dec 15, 2008

6

nice and all... but where's Gladiator

irreprehensible on Dec 15, 2008

7

braveheart is still the best!

scar on Dec 15, 2008

8

not bad, it could have used some back to the future though.

dac_fan on Dec 15, 2008

9

Awesome! I love that music, St. Crispin's Day I believe.

Tim C on Dec 15, 2008

10

I don't see how Billy Bob Thornton's speech in Friday Night Lights isn't the best speech of all time. Kurt Russell as Herb Brooks runs a close second.

Ryan Thomas on Dec 15, 2008

11

any chance someone give me the list of the movies? theres a few that i could recognize, and another few that i want to watch...

L on Dec 15, 2008

12

Wow, some of that was pretty corny. But it was fun. Not really sure how that Pulp Fiction clip could be counted as an inspirational speech.

Zach D. on Dec 15, 2008

13

Wow! I am real inspired now. Awesome editing too:) Can someone post up a list of the movies?

Ryan on Dec 15, 2008

14

Braveheart The Great Muppet Caper Animal House Rudy Street Fighter Old School Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Star Trek: First Contact Bring It On Stand and Deliver Newsies Charlie Brown Apollo 13 Rocky Balboa Matrix Reloaded Kingdom of Heaven Knute Rockne: All American Alexander Broadcast News Network The Outlaw Josey Wales Robin Hood The Little Great Dictator Patton Any Given Sunday Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End 300 Troy Swingers Miracle Dead Poet’s Society Galaxyquest TRON The Last Starfighter The Untouchables Army of Darkness Peter Pan Hoosiers The Mighty Ducks Henry V Pulp Fiction Braveheart Independence Day Free Willy Angels in the Outfield Cool Runnings Dead Poet's Society Meatballs Spartacus Goonies Superman II The Neverending Story Rudy Shawshank Redemption How the Grinch Stole Christmas Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure Rocky II

Squeak on Dec 15, 2008

15

THIS IS SPARTA!

Trent on Dec 15, 2008

16

good call "irreprehensible" Where is Gladitor, I was also thinking perhaps Glenn Gary Glen Ross, Alec Baldwin

Ignacio on Dec 15, 2008

17

When it said "they may take our lives, but they'll never take our Independence Day," I lost my shit. So funny.

Derek on Dec 15, 2008

18

Peter Pan was in there! AWESOME!

OneBadAce on Dec 15, 2008

19

no dark knight? oh whoever made this clip is so flamed

johnny on Dec 16, 2008

20

lol free willy was awesome Troy FTW!!

Silver on Dec 16, 2008

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