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The list contains the best, new and most relevant flash forward movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, interesting, melancholic, intense and dramatic films and TV shows about / with flash forward, death, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, flashback, dialogue, redemption, husband wife relationship and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as flash forward: Arrival (2016), Slumber (2017), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Big Wednesday (1978), Paranoid Park (2007), Reflections (1987), Hacksaw Ridge (2016), Flatliners (2017), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Power Rangers (2017).
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Exodus: Gods and Kings
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
UK, Spain, USA
150 min.
 6.0
Big Wednesday
Drama, Sport
USA
120 min.
 7.3
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A Wrinkle in Time
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
109 min.
 4.2
Final Score
Action, Thriller
UK
104 min.
 5.6

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 7.9
 468K
Arrival
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, philosophical, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, first contact, alien invasion, spacecraft, time loop, flash forward, language barrier, destiny, loss, death of daughter, memory, existentialism ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: montana, china, venezuela, massachusetts, pakistan ...
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 4.7
 3K
Slumber
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sleep doctor tries to protect a family from a demon that feeds on people in their nightmares.
Style: captivating, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: nightmare, hallucination, doctor, laboratory, female protagonist, childhood trauma, supernatural, haunted by the past, sleeping, sleepwalking, experiment, flashback sequence ...
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Exodus: Gods and Kings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, serious ...
Plot: destiny, religion, christianity, god, christian, bible, ancient egypt, jews, redemption, miraculous event, religions or cults, belief in god ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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Big Wednesday
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three 1960s California surfers fool around, drift apart and reunite years later to ride epic waves.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, surfing, coming of age, cult, adolescence, buddies, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, mentor, pornography, drinking, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: california, hawaii, usa, vietnam, texas ...
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 6.7
 27K
Paranoid Park
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The teenager and skateboarder Alex is interviewed by Detective Richard Lu that is investigating the death of a security guard in the rail yards severed by a train who was apparently hit by a skate board. While dealing with the separation process of ...
Style: psychological, realistic, surreal, serious, meditative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, teenager, coming of age, guilt, death, police investigation, teenage life, rock, adolescence, innocence lost, loneliness, time loop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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 7.8
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Reflections
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mihajlo, an introvert piano teacher starts romance with a pretty careerist who teaches modeling at the university in Belgrade where they both work. His feelings are awakened after a long period, but this relationship makes him see the flashbacks, as ...
Plot: psychopath, communism, piano teacher, karate, flashback sequence, university, flash forward, deja vu, suicide attempt, alcoholic father, misfit, pianist ...
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 8.1
 333K
Hacksaw Ridge
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Style: intense, brutal, dramatic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: war, violence, blood, soldier, courage, conscientious objector, wartime, brutality, violent, sacrifice, visceral, bible ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: japan, usa
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 5.2
 30K
Flatliners
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the ...
Style: serious, surprise ending, disturbing, light
Plot: medical student, death, guilty conscience, near death experience, medical experiment, paranoia, guilt, paranormal, haunted by the past, experiment, car accident, bullying ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
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We Need to Talk About Kevin
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: violence, guilt, parenthood, childhood, adolescence, mental illness, dysfunctional family, insanity, murder, pregnancy, psychopath, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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 6.0
 86K
Power Rangers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our ...
Style: entertaining, surprise ending, colourful, funny, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: reboot, superhero, superhero team, monster, transformation, giant robots, mentor, good versus evil, high school, fight scenes, apocalypse, betrayal ...
Time: prehistoric times, 2010s
Place: mine
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The Legend of Tarzan
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Style: entertaining, absurd, melancholic, scenic, surprise ending
Plot: jungle, slavery, chase, revenge, good versus evil, greed, colonialism, survival, betrayal, swashbuckler, brutality, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: africa, london, congo
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 7.8
 66K
Black Book
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, war, holocaust, german, survival, jewish, spy, vengeance, nazi, male nudity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: israel, holland, europe, germany, poland ...
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Manchester by the Sea
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
Style: psychological, melancholic, dramatic, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Plot: death, hospital, dysfunctional family, depression, family drama, loneliness, drinking, suicide attempt, tragedy, relationships, nephew, storytelling ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, survival, fight, society, danger, fight scenes, chase, couples, love triangle, propaganda ...
Time: future
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 6.4
 336K
Godzilla
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, military, survival, nuclear bomb, deadly creature, monsters, death, godzilla, natural disaster, dialogue, save the world, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, tokyo, hawaii ...
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 7.0
 83K
Another Earth
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: redemption, tragedy, guilt, loneliness, storytelling, destiny, introspection, nasa, parallel world, hospital, parallel universe, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, yale university, connecticut
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 7.1
 321K
Brave
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: humorous, light, fairy tale, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, adventure, family, bear, rebellious daughter, witch, transformation, archery, bravery, kingdom, happy ending ...
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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 7.4
 99K
I Origins
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: emotional, clever, psychological, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: religion, science, afterlife, death, atheism, loneliness, memory, obsessive quest, love story, god, reincarnation, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2009, year 2012 ...
Place: usa, india, new york, asia, delhi
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The Matrix Reloaded
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, virtual reality, cyberpunk, kung fu, martial arts, artificial intelligence, alternate reality, philosophy, car chase, destiny, hacking, chase ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 23rd century ...
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 6.6
 178K
Machete
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, not serious, humorous, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, parody, betrayal, corruption, immigrants, violence, blood, vigilante, revenge, assassin, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, mexico, usa
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 8.4
 438K
Lost
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, exciting, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: survival, island, plane crash, adventure, destiny, life & death, air disaster, danger, survivor, stranded on an island, stranded, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.7
 175K
Run Lola Run
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different ...
Style: stylized, clever, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: destiny, german, time, alternate reality, running, race against time, art, postmodernism, time loop, existentialism, storytelling, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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Lady Chatterley
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: master and servant, infidelity, human nature, countryside, romance, couple relations, extramarital affair, baby, wheelchair, passion, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, riviera, mediterranean sea
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 6.8
 241K
Insidious
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, supernatural, demons, family in danger, evil spirit, afterlife, alternate reality, parents and children, children, blood, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 303K
Inside Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, bank robbery, police, corruption, police investigation, hostage, investigation, manipulation, conspiracy, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The English Patient
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love story, tragic love, mysterious character, war, destiny, life & death, adultery, tragedy, obsession, love, star crossed lovers, compassion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, year 1944 ...
Place: africa, europe, ethiopia, egypt, italy ...
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 6.8
 21K
Elegy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, serious, melancholic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, loneliness, cancer, aging, adultery, marriage, terminal illness, poetry, death, teachers and students, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 46K
Woman in Gold
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: serious, captivating, dramatic, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, art, courtroom drama, nazi, lawyer, jewish, justice, courtroom, guilt, german, jews, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, germany, poland, vienna, los angeles ...
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The Constant Gardener
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, investigation, aids, corruption, death, conspiracy, politics, idealism, obsession, spy, uncover truth, political ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, england, kenya, europe, london ...
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 6.5
 30K
Choke
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Style: sexual, clever, not serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, dysfunctional family, storytelling, depression, redemption, sarcasm, loneliness, male nudity, mental institution, social misfits, death, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: medical school, italy, iowa
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