Lucid dreaming movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lucid dreaming movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, surreal, psychological, scary and stylized films and TV shows about / with lucid dreaming, lucid dream, supernatural, dream, death, suspense, surrealism, danger, nightmare and murder plots mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as lucid dreaming: The Good Night (2007), Behind Her Eyes (2021), The Ringing Bell (2020), Enakkul Oruvan (2015), The Endless (2018), Nightmare Shark (2018), The Show (2020), Wonderland (2011), Shattered Image (1998), Paprika (2006).

List of lucid dreaming movies

The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When ...
Style: emotional, melancholic, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, obsession, advertising, dream, unlikely friendships, love and romance, couple relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love, lifestyle, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, new jersey, new york, london, usa
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Behind Her Eyes (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 298 min.
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Story: A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife.
Style: enigmatic, twist ending, mystical, captivating, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, lucid dream, sociopath, body swapping, twists and turns, friendship, mental disorder, mental illness, soul transference, supernatural, employer employee relationship, heroin ...
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: slasher, scary, splatter, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, adult
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, supernatural, nightmare, monster, sleep disorder, dead teenager, dream, trapped, death, serial murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: ohio, los angeles, usa
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The Ringing Bell (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Judah is a young man with a condition - he dreams while he's still awake. His imagination makes it difficult for him to process the loss of an important person in his life, so when his cousin contacts him with a ridiculous scheme to get at the ...
Style: stylized, surreal
Plot: lucid dreaming, uncle, disappearance, grief, dreaming, cousin, loss, disability, dream, african american man, get rich quick scheme, bell ringing ...
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Enakkul Oruvan (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A man suffering from insomnia is tricked into buying a drug, Lucia, that makes his desires come true in his dreams, blurring the line between fantasy and reality.
Style: non-linear, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, workplace, drugs, pills, love, marriage proposal, dream, insomnia, split personality, lucid dreaming ...
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, india
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The Endless (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lonesome man at the threshold of death finds himself trapped in a place called the Endless.
Style: surreal, experimental, art house, art film, silent film
Plot: lucid dreaming, lonely man, suicide, avant-garde, darkness, dying, surrealism, depression, dream, nightmare, death
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Nightmare Shark (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of shark-attack survivors is hunted by a supernatural shark that haunts their dreams.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, cliffhanger
Plot: shark, nightmare, shark attack, dangerous animal, survival, fear, terrorizing, suspense, animal attack, lucid dreaming, creature feature, cliffhanger ending ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Show (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man goes on a mission to locate a stolen artifact for a client, which leads him to a haunted town full of vampires, sleeping beauties, and Voodoo gangsters.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: supernatural, artifact, vampire, private detective, supernatural being, sleuth, fantasy world, investigation, superhuman powers, private investigator, private investigation, relic hunter ...
Time: year 1973
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Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A new, experimental dream-melding drug called 'Wonderland' hits the streets, granting its users the ability to place their consciousness into the bodies of other people. Soon, a serial killer begins to use the drug as a way to live and die ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, experimental, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, suicide, hallucination, jealousy, death, experiment, suspense, violence, supernatural, life is a bitch, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Shattered Image (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Confusing realities surface in this paranoid film dealing with the fragile nature of a young woman (Anne Parillaud) recovering from rape and an apparent attempted suicide. In one reality, she is a killer destroyer of men. In another she is the new ...
Style: surreal, mind bending, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: surrealism, wizards and magicians, nightmare, erotica, serial killer, infidelity, psychology, betrayal, hitman, murder, honeymoon, assassin ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, jamaica
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Paprika (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.
Style: surreal, psychological, anime, psychedelic, philosophical ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: twists and turns, surveillance, hallucination, virtual reality, lucid dream, dream, surrealism, dreams, villain, deception, scientist, mental illness ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Night Terrors (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: Israel, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl travels to Cairo to visit her father, and becomes unwillingly involved with a bizarre sadomasochistic cult led by the charismatic Paul Chevalier, who is a descendant of the Marquis de Sade.
Style: dark, scary, queer horror, serious, realistic ...
Plot: first lesbian experience, descendant, ghost, couples, religions or cults, gays and lesbians, supernatural, dangerous animal, youth, life is a bitch, prostitute, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century
Place: egypt
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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the Deep Eyes Squadron and her mentor, Dr. Sid, Aki must save the Earth from its ...
Style: anime, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, space station, post apocalypse, distopia, alien invasion, battles, scientist, military, space travel, computer, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, tucson arizona, arizona
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Quiet Comes the Dawn (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Female protagonist’s brother dies under mysterious circumstances. Extremely vivid nightmares begin to haunt her and she decides to turn to the Institute of somnology for help. Along with other patients, they are induced into a «collective lucid ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, emotional, psychedelic
Plot: nightmare, fear, group of strangers, suspense, sleeping, subconscious, lucid dreaming, death of brother, widow, death of mother, female protagonist, cult ...
Time: 21st century
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Desecration (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sixteen year-old Bobby is emotionally damaged by his mother's early death. He accidentally causes a nun's death, unleashing a chain of supernatural events that lead him into the pits of Hell.
Style: avant garde, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: nun, killer clown, child abuse, afterlife, amusement park, catholic school, hell, supernatural, hallucination, childhood trauma, bad kids, insomnia ...
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Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, slasher, mind bending ...
Plot: time loop, psychopath, serial killer, death, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, murder, time travel, woman in danger, destiny, vengeance, rescue ...
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, date night, adult
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, murder, serial killer, suspense, fear, teenager, nightmare comes true, high school, sleep deprivation, macabre, monster ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, year 1981
Place: canada, ohio, usa
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, surreal, splatter ...
Audience: date night, teens, adult
Plot: supernatural, asthma, high school, serial killer, monster, time loop, murder, teenager, demon, cheerleader, nightmare comes true, surrealism ...
Time: 80s, year 1991
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
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Generation X (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of young mutants--humans with a genetic variation that gives them superpowers and makes them feared by the population at large--begin training at a school for heroes. Their studies are interrupted when they must rescue one of their number ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mutant, american football, telepathy, x men, super strength, villain, failed pilot, comic hero, super powers, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 90s
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Your Name. (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: anime, touching, sweet, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids, teen drama
Plot: time travel, body swapping, school, girl, beautiful scenery, love, friendship, destiny, schoolgirl, teenager, memory loss, boy ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, fear, paranormal activity, demon, nightmare comes true, child in peril, suspense, serial killer, boy, afterlife ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 21st century
Place: usa
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Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, rebellion, survival, post apocalypse, heroine, chosen one, choice, society, youth, teenage life, training ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, exciting, dark, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens, teens, adult
Plot: witch, magic, supernatural, fantasy world, immortality, black magic, lone hero, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, dark hero, fight scenes, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, surreal, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: murder, death, nightmare, nightmare comes true, serial killer, monster, torture, dream, youth, serial murder, surrealism, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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Cargo (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, space, spacecraft, isolation, post apocalypse, distopia, uncover truth, teleportation, space and aliens, alien, suspense, twists and turns ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: time travel, psychology, time loop, supernatural, mental institution, murder, memory loss, parallel universe, hallucination, supernatural ability, suspense, butterfly effect ...
Time: future, 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: vermont
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Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, stylized, dark, mind bending ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, angel, good versus evil, devil, suspense, occult, hell, tough guy, mysticism, suicide, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, splatter, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: serial killer, monster, suspense, two killers, teenager, murder, brutality, violence, human monster, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 2000s, year 1957, 21st century
Place: new jersey, ohio, midwest
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Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, surreal, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night, adult
Plot: surrealism, hallucination, virtual reality, mind game, love, tragic love, disfigurement, psychology, dream, obsession, lost love, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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SantaClaus: A Horror Story (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A woman who us researching alien abductions for her new book begins to receive reports of a nocturnal attacker whose description matches that of Santa Claus. She enlists the help of a scholar of mythology to see fi there is a darker side to the ...
Style: surreal
Plot: killer santa claus, christmas, lucid dreaming, surrealism, female nudity, greek mythology, santa claus, female full frontal nudity
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