Derek Stettler collected some words of wisdom from 40 films, weaving them into a virtual advice column using video as the medium.

“In creating this video, I wanted to focus on a few key themes, while featuring as many films as I could,” he wrote on YouTube.

“Reel Wisdom” features an array of film genres, from action/adventure and sci-fi, to drama and animation, in order to show how all types of movies have something important to say.

“There are a lot of Star Wars lines, I know,” he admitted. “Mainly because I grew up watching Star Wars, and I love all the great lessons found in the series.”

If you know of a film clip that should have been used, send Derek a message on his YouTube channel and maybe he’ll include them in Reel Wisdom: Part 2.

WATCH the video below… film list follows

The films used, in order of appearance:

Pirates of Silicon Valley
Swimming with Sharks
The Matrix
Star Trek (2009)
Ghost Rider
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Iron Giant
Lions for Lambs
The Shawshank Redemption
The Matrix Revolutions
Dead Poet’s Society
The Matrix Reloaded
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
The Bucket List
The Lion King
Forrest Gump
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
Ferris Beuler’s Day Off
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Catch Me If You Can
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Batman Begins
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
The Pursuit of Happyness
The Men Who Stare at Goats
Bicentennial Man
The Incredibles
Under the Tuscan Sun
Kung Fu Panda
Quantum of Solace

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