Prison thriller The Shawshank Redemption is the most inspirational movie ever made, according to British film fans. The 1994 movie - starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman - beat classics Schindler's List and Forrest Gump to top the poll by British music retailer HMV. The top ten is as follows: 1. The Shawshank Redemption 2. Schindler's List 3. Forrest Gump 4. It's a Wonderful Life 5. Billy Elliot 6. Braveheart 7. The Green Mile 8. Erin Brockovich 9. Titanic 10. Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.