5 Movie Couples That Changed The World For The Better

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Movies have the power to entertain, inspire, and sometimes even change the world.

Throughout cinema history, there have been numerous examples of fictional couples who have had a profound impact on the world we live in.

From fighting for civil rights to breaking down social barriers, these couples have left an indelible mark on society.

In this article, we will explore five movie couples who have changed the world for the better and continue to inspire us today.

1. The Promise

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2016's "The Promise" - The Armenian Genocide is a little-known historical incident, but this movie vividly depicts it through the perspective of an American journalist named Ana and a medical student named Mikael.

They become involved in the genocide's pandemonium as they fall in love, and they both put forth endless efforts to raise awareness of the Ottoman Empire's horrors.

While Ana puts her life in danger to record what is happening, Mikael utilizes his medical expertise to assist those in need.

They work together to transform the world by bringing attention to this lost period of history.

2. A United Kingdom

Two married people from different countries

The historical story of Seretse Khama, the first president of Botswana, and his wife Ruth Williams, a white British woman, is the basis for the 2016 movie "A United Kingdom".

They had to overcome numerous challenges, including hostility from the British government and the people of Botswana, because their love story was at the time viewed as scandalous.

But they persisted, and together they confronted the British government's practices of apartheid in Africa, ultimately leading to Botswana's independence.

Many people were and still are inspired by their love story and battle for justice.

They are the true examples of when we say "Love can give us independence", here they proved it, literally.

3. Amazing Grace

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William Wilberforce's name is frequently overlooked in history books, but the 2006 movie "Amazing Grace" serves as a timely reminder of his incredible legacy.

He was a British politician who was supported by his wife, Barbara Spooner, in his fight to end the slave trade.

Together, they put in a lot of effort to bring about change while overcoming many challenges.

Their love story is one of tenacity and endurance, and their struggle for justice makes us believe that we can do anything with the one who is our soulmate.

Amazing Grace you really do amaze us with all the charm in the world.

It's a story about "No matter what happens I'M STAYING"

4. The Age Of Adaline

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"The Age of Adaline" (2015) is a romantic fantasy movie, which sets it apart from the other movies on this list.

Following a rare accident in the 1930s, Adaline Bowman is a lady who no longer ages.

She meets a man named Ellis Jones, who encourages her to live life to the fullest and use her skills and expertise to better the world.

Adaline's special circumstance enables her to view the world from a new angle, and her love for Ellis motivates her to have a constructive influence.

That may not be a real story but it's a story of support, a story of lovers pushing each other forward.

A story about "We are not alike but I LIKE YOU ANYWAY"

5. Southside With You

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The first date of Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson, who would eventually go on to become the President and First Lady of the United States, is portrayed in the movie "Southside with You".

Although the romance between them is the main subject of the film, it also discusses their joint efforts to change the world and their professional successes.

Both Michelle and Barack have dedicated their lives to improving the communities in which they live.

Particularly Michelle has been a steadfast supporter of education, healthy living, and helping military families.

She started the Joining Forces program, which supported military families, and the Let's Move project, which tried to fight childhood obesity.

Barack, of course, became the country's first Black president, and his leadership style and policies demonstrated his dedication to diversity, equality, and advancement.

Among other things, he supported LGBTQ+ rights, climate change, and healthcare reform during his presidency.