Movies like Dark Ascension

If you like "Dark Ascension" you are looking for epic, serious and captivating movies about / with hell, afterlife, angel, heaven, purgatory, death and adventure hero themes of Action, Adventure and Fantasy genre shot in UK or USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Dark Ascension (2017)
 6.8
 33
Dark Ascension (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The gates of Heaven & Hell have been broken and the afterlife is in ruins. One group of new arrivals must find a way to put things right to prevent an eternal battle between good & evil.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: hell, afterlife, angel, heaven, purgatory, death, adventure hero, devil, demon, battles, fire, murder, battle, train

Movie in categories

hell movies
377
afterlife movies
806
angel movies
477
heaven movies
230
death movies
14363
devil movies
726

Most similar movies to Dark Ascension

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and captivating films with plots about supernatural, death, hell, heaven, murder, afterlife and angel mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dark Ascension: They Found Hell (2015), AfterDeath (2015), Good Omens (2019), What Dreams May Come (1998), Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
They Found Hell (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a group of gifted college students run a secret teleportation experiment, they accidentally open a portal to another dimension, trapping them in Hell. One by one they are hunted, tortured and killed by the denizens of Hell who are bent on ...
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, tense
Plot: hell, portal, demon, teleportation, monster, adventure, danger, parallel world, trapped, struggle for survival, battles, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 2K
AfterDeath (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young people wake up dead. Washed up by the tide they scramble to an abandoned beach house, soon realizing that the perpetual night and blasts of pain suggest this is some version of hell. Between in-fighting and attacks by a demonic shadow ...
Style: weird, surreal, whimsical, pretentious, serious ...
Plot: afterlife, hell, metaphysics, house, lighthouse, catastrophe, fantasy world, mysticism, heaven and hell, loss, hopelessness, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 67K
Good Omens (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 328 min.
TV show
Story: In 2019 the world is on the brink of an apocalypse as humanity prepares for a final judgment. But follies ensue — Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a demon aren’t enthusiastic about the end of the world, and can’t seem to find ...
Style: witty, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, demon, devil, heaven and hell, armageddon, fallen angel, prophecy, antichrist, end of the world, foe turned friend, good versus evil, hell ...
Place: england, usa, london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, touching, inspirational, emotional ...
Plot: afterlife, redemption, heaven and hell, life philosophy, hell, loss of child, life & death, husband wife reunion, family relations, painting, love, destiny ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
demon movies
2392
battles movies
3863
fire movies
3734
murder movies
18445
Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Having died unexpectedly, firefighter Ja-hong is taken to the afterlife by 3 afterlife guardians. Only when he passes 7 trials over 49 days and proves he was innocent in human life, he’s able to reincarnate, and his 3 afterlife guardians are by ...
Style: dark, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: hell, afterlife, court, trial, god, obsessive quest, supernatural ability, revenge, investigation, supernatural, search, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Stone (the Antichrist) becomes President of the European Union and uses his seat of power to dissolve the United Nations and create a one world government called the World Union.
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: good versus evil, apocalypse, antichrist, heroic mission, leadership, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry, evil empire, parents and children, battles, battle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Left in Darkness (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Celia (Monica Keena, Freddy vs. Jason) has had a rough life, with a mother who died in childbirth and a father who disappeared. Unfortunately for Celia, death is not any easier than life. When she is drugged and raped at a frat party, Celia dies ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: heaven, ghost, guardian angel, family problems, supernatural, darkness, afterlife, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Angel of the Lord (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screwup angel is exiled from the Heaven down to Earth, incarnated as a beggar.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sincere, captivating, light
Plot: heaven, angel, god, devil, love, hourglass, church, beggar, virgin mary, punishment, choir, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
battle movies
2188
train movies
3390
captivating movies
17480
suspenseful movies
18390
The War Within: The Wilderness Night (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man fights through his own psychological and spiritual madness when his guilty past is shadowed by a religious Cult Leader.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: faith, demon, paranormal phenomena, fallen angel, hell, heaven, faith based, sword fight, bible, wilderness, christian, angel ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Astral City: A Spiritual Journey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The selfish Dr. André Luiz dies and awakes in the limbo called "Umbral". After a painful period in the gruesome swamp, he is rescued and brought in a white light to "Nosso Lar" (meaning "Our Home"). He finds a place of ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, contemplative
Plot: afterlife, life after death, reincarnation, purgatory, spiritualist, self discovery, society, human spirit, supernatural, redemption, spiritualism, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 30K
The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: serious, dark, suspenseful, tense, dark fantasy ...
Plot: devil, afterlife, angel, good versus evil, prophecy, vicious, christianity, god, supernatural, religions or cults, insubordination, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Damned on earth (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany
Story: The ordinary Hell official Amon is assigned with a strange task by Luzifer: Together with the chaotic, sex-crazed Samsaveel, he is in charge of stopping Belial, Prince of Hell, who's gone out of control. In order to claim the thrones of Heaven ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: hell, angel, heaven, exorcism, loss, murder, monster, paranormal phenomena, supernatural, supernatural ability, demon, killings ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 14K
Gabriel (2007)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Gabriel tells the story of an archangel who fights to bring light back to purgatory - a place where darkness rules - and save the souls of the city's inhabitants.
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, angel, rivalry, danger, escapades, supernatural, apocalypse, adventure, rescue, fight, human nature, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.5
 550
Haunted Echoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laura (Sean Young) and Guy (David Starzyk) are devastated by grief when their 8-year-old daughter, Kimberly, is murdered. Hoping to repair their tattered marriage, they move to a quiet town to remodel an old mansion, but weird things start to happen ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, abduction, crimes, deadly, dealing with death, family problems, murder, death in the family, kidnapping, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Don't Tempt Me (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer.
Style: psychological, lyrical, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: heaven, gangsters, redemption, angel, bible, hell, fight, debt, destiny, good versus evil, ambition, win over ...
Time: year 1939, year 1999, 70s
Place: paris france, spain, tokyo, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Nephilim Chronicles (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Julius Barnes is one of the ancient Nephilim, a race of human-angel hybrids. When college student Sandra wakes up to find that her roommate Jackie has died in her sleep, Julius decides that Jackie's death was not from natural causes. ...
Style: fairy tale, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: demon, religion, heaven, devil, nightmare, angel, fear, evil, hell, darkness, paranormal phenomena, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to ...
Style: christian film, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: afterlife, heaven, heaven and hell, amusement park, self discovery, danger, life is a bitch, redemption, religious, hopes, world war two, birthday ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, heaven, destiny, romance, fall in love, starting over, hopes, supernatural, couple relations, imaginary, life & death, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
vengeance movies
10601
destiny movies
8166
redemption movies
7931
The Lazarus Effect (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Medical researcher Frank, his fiancee Zoe and their team have achieved the impossible: they have found a way to revive the dead. After a successful, but unsanctioned, experiment on a lifeless animal, they are ready to make their work public. ...
Style: macabre, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, laboratory, paranormal, experiment, death, disorder, inventions and discoveries, experiment gone awry, danger, back from the dead, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 117K
City of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, afterlife, fall in love, romance, supernatural romance, heaven and hell, fallen angel, life & death, fish out of water, love and romance, human nature, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.2
 3K
The Falling (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Amidst his broken life, Police Officer Grayson Reed is about to be thrown into the middle of a feud between the five angels of Heaven and the leader of Hell. As faith ends in the world around him, Grayson will be faced with an ultimate choice that ...
Plot: police, angel, hell, heaven
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 4K
Purgatory (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An outlaw band flees a posse and rides into Refuge, a small town where no one carries a gun, drinks, or swears. The town is actually Purgatory, and the peaceful inhabitants are all famous dead outlaws and criminals such as Doc Holiday and Wild Bill ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, small town, old west, heroes, supernatural, adventure, gang, on the run, chases and races, rivalry, righting the wronged, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, arizona, new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ghosts Can't Do It (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elderly Scott kills himself after a heart attack wrecks his body, but then comes back as a ghost and convinces his loving young hot wife Kate to pick and kill a young man in order for Scott to possess his body and be with her again.
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, love and romance, obsession, reincarnation, murder, murderous pair, romance, deadly, supernatural, supernatural romance, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 132K
Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, apocalypse, deadly creature, survival, heroic mission, danger, vestiges of humanity, chaos, heroes, destruction, post apocalypse, starvation ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 79K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, supernatural, devil, good versus evil, murder, execution, curse, police detective, mystery, angel, psychopath, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, united states, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Satan (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young rock band, half from England and half from the US, drop out of college and move to the Sunset Strip to chase their dreams.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, captivating, mystical ...
Plot: rock band, deal with the devil, satan, music band, fame, devil, obsession, price of fame, manipulation, stranger, drugs, rock and roll ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hotel Inferno 2: The Cathedral of Pain (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 70 min.
Story: You, Frank Zimosa, are dead - brutally killed by the Mistandrian Cultists and trapped in the nightmarish Hotel Inferno: a special layer of Hell where demons co-exist with cultists, providing them dark, forbidden knowledge in exchange for endless ...
Style: psychotronic, bloody, splatter, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: curse, torment, purgatory, hell, supernatural power, witch, evil, supernatural horror, suffering, mysticism, fight, nightmare ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Discovery of Heaven (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Disappointed with humanity, God wants to revoke his contract with humanity and wants to take back the stone tablets containing the ten commandments. To this end an angel is sent out to affect the personal lives of three humans so an appropriate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense, sentimental
Plot: superhuman powers, angel, heaven, religions or cults, supernatural ability, parent child relationship, hopes, miraculous event, love triangle, supernatural, murder, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, israel, amsterdam, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Der Boandlkramer und die ewige Liebe (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Death (in Bavarian: Boandlkramer) is supposed to get little Maxl, but he falls in love with Maxl's mother. Confused by the previously unknown feelings, he confides in the devil. The incarnate persuades him to start a business where the ...
Plot: talking to an animal, two on a motorcycle, small town, pub, hell, heaven, afterlife, little boy, single mother, beer drinking, bureaucracy, horse carriage ...
Time: year 1955
Place: bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.3
 3K
Escape Room (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four friends who partake in a popular Los Angeles escape room find themselves stuck with a demonically possessed killer. The friends have less than an hour to solve the puzzles needed to escape the room alive.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: escape, demonic possession, curse, death, clue, race against time, possession, characters killed one by one, evil, game of death, locked in a room, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%