Which Movie is Your Soulmate?

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By Olivia Urrico, Staff Writer

The Myers Briggs personality test is a personality type indicator based on a combination of multiple psychological theories.  After separating these characteristics into 16 personalities, your personality type can be detected by a combination of acronyms.  You can find out your personality type by taking the test here. I have decided to pair a movie with each of these personalities based off of their attributes.

INTJ – The Architect

An Architect (INTJ) is a person with the IntrovertedIntuitiveThinking, and Judging personality traits. These thoughtful tacticians love perfecting the details of life, applying creativity and rationality to everything they do. Their inner world is often a private, complex one.

A Beautiful Mind

People with the INTJ personality type tend to be full of strategy. 

They rely on ration, and often enjoy analyzing books, ideas, and people.  Although these brilliant people are often viewed as “nerds” or “bookworms” in high school, they usually just take this as a complement.

This drama, inspired by the life of John Nash JR, portrays this mathematical genius’s accomplishments and setbacks while living a life with Schizophrenia. 

INTP – The Logician

A Logician (INTP) is someone with the IntrovertedIntuitiveThinking, and Prospecting personality traits. These flexible thinkers enjoy taking an unconventional approach to many aspects of life. They often seek out unlikely paths, mixing willingness to experiment with personal creativity.

The Truman Show

Individuals with this personality are usually known for their unique perspectives, if they are brave enough to share them. 

Logicians love to explore their own theories of the universe, and easily become interested in philosophical topics.

Have you ever felt like you are a character in a TV show?  Mr. Truman actually is.  Watch as this man slowly begins to realize that his whole life has been a show that everyone but him is in on.  

ENTJ – The Commander

A Commander (ENTJ) is someone with the ExtravertedIntuitiveThinking, and Judging personality traits. They are decisive people who love momentum and accomplishment. They gather information to construct their creative visions but rarely hesitate for long before acting on them.

Black Widow

People who fall under this personality type are natural born leaders, and never struggle bringing a crowd together. 

ENTJs are competitive, confident, and pros at coming up with solutions.

This action/drama takes a turn after one family’s past is brought back, forcing them to face a series of dangers.

ENTP – The Debater

A Debater (ENTP) is a person with the ExtravertedIntuitiveThinking, and Prospecting personality traits. They tend to be bold and creative, deconstructing and rebuilding ideas with great mental agility. They pursue their goals vigorously despite any resistance they might encounter.

Lovely Bones

Debaters, as hinted by their name, love tearing apart a true controversy. 

Often playing the devil’s advocate, these people never fail to spend their time understanding every aspect of something.

The question of “what happens after death?” is taken on after 14 year old Suzie Salmon’s murder. 

Suzie watches the truth of this case unfold as she tests the limits of how she can comfort her family, and receive justice.

INFJ – The Advocate

An Advocate (INFJ) is someone with the IntrovertedIntuitiveFeeling, and Judging personality traits. They tend to approach life with deep thoughtfulness and imagination. Their inner vision, personal values, and a quiet, principled version of humanism guide them in all things.

Debaters, as hinted by their name, love tearing apart a true controversy. 

Often playing the devil’s advocate, these people never fail to spend their time understanding every aspect of something.

The question of “what happens after death?” is taken on after 14 year old Suzie Salmon’s murder. 

Suzie watches the truth of this case unfold as she tests the limits of how she can comfort her family, and receive justice.

INFP – The Mediator

 Mediator (INFP) is someone who possesses the IntrovertedIntuitiveFeeling, and Prospecting personality traits. These rare personality types tend to be quiet, open-minded, and imaginative, and they apply a caring and creative approach to everything they do.

Lady Bird

People with the INFP personality type often find themselves longing for deeper connections. 

Full of creativity and imagination, these individuals earn to understand others around them.

This artistic film follows one teen finding her way to college, while facing typical family and friend conflicts.

ENFP – The Protagonist

A Protagonist (ENFJ) is a person with the ExtravertedIntuitiveFeeling, and Judging personality traits. These warm, forthright types love helping others, and they tend to have strong ideas and values. They back their perspective with the creative energy to achieve their goals.

Don’t Look Up

Protagonists are always ready to create some positivity.  Drivin to help their friends grow, these people never fail to convince people to do what’s right.

After two young astronomers discover an extremely threatening comet on its way to earth, they are faced with an even larger problem than human life being at stake. 

No one believes them.

ENFP – The Campaigner

A Campaigner (ENFP) is someone with the ExtravertedIntuitiveFeeling, and Prospecting personality traits. These people tend to embrace big ideas and actions that reflect their sense of hope and goodwill toward others. Their vibrant energy can flow in many directions.

Pay it Forward

These extroverts tend to be seen as the life of the party, but they really are much more than that.  People with this personality type are fascinated by the connections of everyone and everything.

When one middle school social studies teacher gives an assignment, it turns into an endless domino effect of acts of kindness. 

In this film, the capacity one has to create an impact is revealed.

ISTJ – The Logistician

A Logistician (ISTJ) is someone with the IntrovertedObservantThinking, and Judging personality traits. These people tend to be reserved yet willful, with a rational outlook on life. They compose their actions carefully and carry them out with methodical purpose.

Level 16

Some people love to show affection.  Generally, Logisticians do not.  These individual workers tend to rely on logic, avoiding debate.

This Sci-fi / Thriller takes place in an all girls boarding school, where the morality behind this cooperation comes into question. 

When two smart teens try to out-wit the grownups, the harrowing truth is uncovered.

ISFJ – The Defender

A Defender (ISFJ) is someone with the IntrovertedObservantFeeling, and Judging personality traits. These people tend to be warm and unassuming in their own steady way. They’re efficient and responsible, giving careful attention to practical details in their daily lives.

The Pursuit of Happyness

People with the Defender personality type have the skill to analyze, but usually do so while staying reserved. 

These people feel the deep desire to make good change, and can show their affection especially to their family.

After a father and his son are evicted from their apartment, this dedicated man struggles to find a sustainable job and maintain a place for him and his son to sleep.

ESTJ – The Executive

An Executive (ESTJ) is someone with the ExtravertedObservantThinking, and Judging personality traits. They possess great fortitude, emphatically following their own sensible judgment. They often serve as a stabilizing force among others, able to offer solid direction amid adversity.

The Giver

People with this personality type approach some of the most difficult tasks, and have strong opinions on what makes society work.  ESTJs never fail to be honest and dedicated.

Set in an alternate reality in the future, this movie portrays a possible outcome of our society. 

When the protagonist, Jonas, is assigned a unique role, he begins to understand both the positive and negative ways that life is being filtered out.

ESFJ – The Consul

A Consul (ESFJ) is a person with the ExtravertedObservantFeeling, and Judging personality traits. They are attentive and people-focused, and they enjoy taking part in their social community. Their achievements are guided by decisive values, and they willingly offer guidance to others.

Legally Blonde

Usually being viewed as the “popular” ones in high school, it goes without saying that these individuals value friendships. 

Although these personality types get caught up in their social status, they use it for the better and contribute to things that feel morally good.

This movie follows the college experience of Elle Woods, a girl who is covered in fashion.  When her relationship takes a turn, viewers find Elle being far more successful than perceived to be.

ISTP – The Virtuoso 

A Virtuoso (ISTP) is someone with the IntrovertedObservantThinking, and Prospecting personality traits. They tend to have an individualistic mindset, pursuing goals without needing much external connection. They engage in life with inquisitiveness and personal skill, varying their approach as needed.

Everything Everything

Individuals with the ISTP personality usually enjoy company but feel the need to have their own space as well. 

These people tend to be unpredictable, and do best around people who can understand their way of working.

Maddy, an 18 year old girl, lives with a condition that requires her to stay indoors. 

After living a life of independence, it isn’t long after she discovers Ollie, her next door neighbor, that she will begin wanting to take risks.

ISFP – The Adventurer

An Adventurer (ISFP) is a person with the IntrovertedObservantFeeling, and Prospecting personality traits. They tend to have open minds, approaching life, new experiences, and people with grounded warmth. Their ability to stay in the moment helps them uncover exciting potentials.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

People with the Adventurer personality type are uniquely good at focusing on the present, rather than the past or future.  They enjoy forming meaningful connections, and immaturity tends to be their biggest enemy.

As a new freshman struggles to find emotional stability, he finds himself with a friend group of upper-classmen. 

Never feeling like he has fit in before, this teen navigates a new social life while trying to cope with mental illness.

ESTP – The Entrepreneur

An Entrepreneur (ESTP) is someone with the ExtravertedObservantThinking, and Prospecting personality traits. They tend to be energetic and action-oriented, deftly navigating whatever is in front of them. They love uncovering life’s opportunities, whether socializing with others or in more personal pursuits.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

These true extroverts have a great sense of humor, and enjoy receiving attention. 

ESTPs are intelligent, but struggle to focus in school and oftentimes do spontaneous things as a way of brain stimulation.

This classic portrays a high school senior, hoping to ditch school one last time before graduation. 

While having a blast, his principal’s goal is to not let him get away with it.

ESFP – Entertainer

An Entertainer (ESFP) is a person with the ExtravertedObservantFeeling, and Prospecting personality traits. These people love vibrant experiences, engaging in life eagerly and taking pleasure in discovering the unknown. They can be very social, often encouraging others into shared activities.

Thelma and Louise

People with the ESFP personality type almost always have a skill of encouraging others. 

Enjoying the spotlight, these people love nothing more than having fun with friends

Things quickly take a turn for the worst after two close-nit friends decide to go on a road trip. 

After committing an unplanned crime, these girls decide to indulge knowing they soon will be facing the police.