Movies you need to watch based on your zodiac sign

By: Samreen Maqsood


Let’s admit it. The hardest part of watching a movie is deciding what movie to watch. You want to relax, take a break by settling in and hopping on Netflix. Instead, you aimlessly scroll through 75 per cent of featured movies, frustrated, and still can't decide what to watch.


That’s why we put together a list of inspiring movies to watch based on your zodiac sign. Sit back, relax and find the perfect movie for you!


1. Capricorns and "The Pursuit of Happyness"

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Starting off the guide with one of the most responsible and mature signs, those of you who are Capricorns tend to be very ambitious, hard-working and serious. However, you tend to be very insecure and look down upon yourself if you don’t achieve your goals. The feelings of failure are often something you blame yourself for, which results in having a low self image. That’s why The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) is the best movie for you. Will Smith portrays successful business owner Chris Gardner as the movie follows along the struggles of his life and all he did to achieve where he is now. While there are many points in his life where he is about to lose it all, Gardner does not give up and keeps persevering until he succeeds.


2. Sagittarius and "Little Miss Sunshine"

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If your zodiac sign is Sagittarius, you are known to be compassionate, loyal and smart. Easily attracting friends and lovers, you have an open mind and a straightforward personality. However, your honesty and overconfidence in your abilities can land you in deep trouble. That’s why Little Miss Sunshine (2006) is the movie for you. While the movie brings out your impulsive wild side, it also shows balance between dark and light, advice you can learn from.


3. Aquarius and "Coco"

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This sign is humanitarian, free-spirited and creative. You fight for causes, have an intellectual perspective on life and generally want to make the world a better place. However, your biggest fear is losing your individuality and freedom. You love living life on your own terms and fear that one day you will have to compromise what you believe in. That’s why Coco (2017) needs to be on your must-watch list. This film follows a young boy and portrays the journey of facing pressure from others. The main message is to follow what your heart desires, push boundaries and rebel in order to achieve your dreams.


4. Pisces and "Eat Pray Love"

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As a Pisces, you are known to be creative, considerate and romantic. You are one of the most emotionally aware and sensitive signs, going to great lengths to make sure the people around you are happy. However, because of that, you believe you are not worthy of the same love and happiness you give to others. Your biggest insecurities are low self-esteem and doubt, scared that you will never find someone who loves you. That’s why Eat Pray Love (2010) is the recommended movie for you. This movie follows a woman who’s unhappy in her marriage and chooses to go “find herself”. Rather than trying so hard to please and love others, you should aim to give yourself the same type of love.


5. Aries and "Brad’s Status"

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Those of you who are Aries are known for your courage, confidence and honesty. Passionate and driven, you always have many projects in mind, diving head first into challenges. You pride yourself in being the best at what you do, which is why you refuse to ask others for help. Additionally, the moment someone is better than you is the moment your envious side comes out. That’s why we recommend you watch Brad’s Status (2017). It may seem like Brad Sloan has it all; satisfying career, wife and a son, a comfortable, normal life. Despite this, he keeps comparing himself to his famous college friends, thinking how he could be in the same position. Aries, while you may be confident in what you achieved, someone else who seems to have it all can be the one thing that sets you off.


6. Taurus and "Travellers and Magicians"

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If your zodiac sign is Taurus, you are known to be sensual, intelligent and dependable. As an earth sign, you are more calm, cool and collected. You enjoy a routine and stability, committed to your own comfort. Due to this, your biggest insecurity is instability. Security is one of the most important things for your sign, so when you don’t know what to expect in the future, you worry about the changes headed your way. Worrying too much about what’s going to happen stops you from living in the moment. That’s why you need to watch Travellers and Magicians (2004) immediately. It illustrates the unhappiness that comes from within our own minds and stops us from living in the present.


7. Gemini and "Inception"

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Geminis, you are known to be intelligent, outgoing and curious people. You are constantly trying to juggle your passions, friends and careers. You love being the centre of attention, which is why when you’re not included in the loop, you fear being forgotten about. You can also be a bit superficial, caring too much about what others around you think. As a result, you change your behaviour based on who you’re talking to and often get mislabelled as “two-faced.” Look no further, as Inception (2010) has everything that will keep you interested throughout the entire movie. As one of the most misunderstood signs, this movie follows a crazy dream-builder as he plans to plant a thought into a corporate CEO.


8. Cancer and "Forrest Gump"

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As a Cancer, you are known to be intuitive, sensitive and a homebody. You are very in touch with your emotions and care deeply about those closest to you. However, since you are a homebody, you don’t respond well to change, being more drawn to stability and a routine. You also tend to be too in touch with your emotions, taking everything too personally, feeling insecure and needing other people for validation. That’s why Forrest Gump (1994) is one of the recommended movies for you. Many of the lessons in this movie, such as don’t be afraid to try new things, don’t take yourself too seriously and don’t let anyone tell you they’re better than you are some things you can really learn from.


9. Leo and "Dumplin’"

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Leos, you are known to be dramatic, creative and bold. You love to lead, talk and are the ultimate showman, having a bold sense of charisma and theatrical flair. However, that can also be the reason for one of your biggest insecurities: being forgotten. As you have quite a fragile ego, you need all eyes on you and being forgotten or ignored can be quite bruising towards you. Dumplin’ (2018) hits all those personality traits. Following a mother-daughter’s beauty pageant, the movie shows how the daughter overcomes fatphobia, low self-esteem and body acceptance issues by being a high-spirited Leo.


10. Virgo and "The Perfection"

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If you are a Virgo, you are known to be humble, practical and loyal. You are thoughtful and grounded empaths. However, you are also known to be perfectionists, planning everything to your control. This leads to one of your biggest insecurities: not being able to live up to your own expectations and obsessed with trying to perfect everything. The Perfection (2018) follows the journey of a once-elite cellist and a new star student down a sinister path. This movie highlights issues of trauma, mental health and revenge.


11. Libra and "I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore"

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If you are social, non-confrontational and diplomatic, you are definitely a Libra. You can fit in anytime, anywhere, with anyone and generally like to avoid conflicts. However, one of your biggest insecurities is caring way too much about what people think. You try too hard to be in people’s good books, earning their approval and constantly worrying about making good impressions on others, which can often lead you to let other people treat you like doormats. I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore (2017) sounds like the perfect movie for Libras. Following a depressed woman who sets out to punish the people who robbed her place, this movie seeks to tell the message of what happens when people who keep quiet and suffer through things until they finally snap.


12. Scorpio and "Double Jeopardy"

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If your zodiac sign is Scorpio, you are known to be passionate, loyal and emotional. Determined, when you set your mind and heart to something, you don’t hold back. You are secretive with an air of mystery around you. This makes sense, as your biggest fear is being betrayed by someone close to you, scared that they will judge, humiliate or expose you. That’s why Double Jeopardy (1999) is the movie meant for Scorpios. Following a woman who was framed for her husband’s murder and suspects he faked his death and blamed it on her, this movie depicts the feelings of a Sçorpio and how they feel after being betrayed by those closest to them.