Best movies to learn English for Indian: Top 5

If you are on a journey to improve your English speaking skills, make sure to incorporate watching movies as a part of your exercises. Watching movies help to better your pronunciation and knowing how to use the language in daily conversations. We have shortlisted the best movies to learn English for Indians in this article.

Best movies to learn English for Indians: 

1. King’s Speech

Best movies to learn English for Indian: King's Speech

England’s Prince Albert is about to be throned as King George VI. But the problem that arises is his speech impediment and inability to communicate with his countrymen due to his stammer. Upon seeing his situation, Queen Elizabeth hires a speech therapist, Lionel Logue, to help her husband with his speech. Lionel Logue uses different tips and techniques to help the king with his confidence and ability to deliver to the crowd. This movie will help you improve your English and gain confidence, making it one of the best movies to learn English for Indian.

Released in: 2011

Genre: History/Drama

Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce

2. Before Sunrise


Truly a cinematic masterpiece of all times, Before Sunrise revolves around the long conversation between Jesse and Celine, who meet on a train to Vienna. Jesse and Celine wander through the city, having long, deep conversations about life after Jesse convinces Celine to deboard her train. As the day goes by, their exploration makes their bond strong, making it hard for them to leave each other the next morning.

Released in: 1995

Genre: Romance

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Erni Mangold, Hanno Poeschl

3. The Social Network


The Social Network is based on the best-selling book, ‘Accidental Billionaires,’ which show showcases the extraordinary journey of computer genius and Harvard undergrad Mark Zuckerberg. He builds one of the leading social networks, Facebook, and this invention leads to making Mark one of the youngest billionaires in the world, but this fame comes with baggage. This baggage includes personal losses and legal complications when he receives a lawsuit from his ex-friend. The Social Network is a great watch that helps understand what for Facebook to emerge as one of the world’s most used social media platforms.

Released in: 2010

Genre: Biography/Drama

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Brenda Song

4. Notting Hill


Add this feel-good romantic movie that never fails to make us gush with love to your watchlist to improve your English speaking skills. Famous American actress Anna Scott bumps into an ordinary boy who owns a bookshop in London. This boy, William Thacker, offers Anna to use the bathroom to clean herself up, and what follows is a wave of romance. Things begin to get complicated when two different lifestyles of these love birds get to intervene, leading to arguments, fights, and confusion.

Released in: 1999

Genre: Rom-Com

Starring: Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Emma Chambers, Hugh Bonneville, Rhys Ifans

5. The Shawshank Redemption


This cinematic gem, The Shawshank Redemption, shouldn’t be missed by anyone. The movie is based on utter resilience, courage, human connections, and never giving up spirit. Andy Dufresne is sentenced to life imprisonment in the harsh Shawshank Prison for a crime he didn’t commit. The story revolves around Andy’s special bond with Red, hardships, brutality, and his finally being able to flee the jail through a secret tunnel built through his hard work and spirit, all in 19 years.

Year released: 1994

Genre: Drama

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman


We hope that this small guide to the best movies to learn English for Indian readers was helpful. Do not forget to share your recommendations in the comment section below.

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