Parallel universe movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant parallel universe movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with parallel universe, alternate reality, time travel, catastrophe, destiny, first contact, danger, imaginary, dialogue and chase plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as parallel universe: Mirage (2018), Counterpart (2017), The 10th Kingdom (2000), ARQ (2016), Time Lapse (2014), Parallels (2015), Synchronicity (2015), Source Code (2011), The One (2001), Stranger Things (2016).

List of parallel universe movies

Mirage (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: On November 9, 1989 (the same day that Wall of Berlin falls), Nico is a 12 years old boy passionate to videotape himself playing guitar, being care lovely by her single mother María. This same night, when starts a 72-hours storm, Nico watches a ...
Style: suspense, exciting, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: parallel universe, uncover truth, car, mystery, disappearance, mother daughter relationship, thunderstorm, mother, marriage, fantasy world, thunder, plot twist ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, year 1989, year 2001, 2000s ...
Place: spain
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Counterpart (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Howard Silk is a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension.
Style: suspenseful, serious, melancholic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parallel universe, espionage, doppelganger, deception, husband wife relationship, betrayal, blackmail, murder, secret service, murderer, twists & turns, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: parallel universe, weapons, harem, mysticism, love and romance, video game, unlikely friendships
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The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, adventure, good versus evil, creature, magical, supernatural ability, journey, imaginary, mythology, parallel world, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: new york, virginia, usa
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ARQ (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two old friends living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.
Style: enigmatic, tense, futuristic, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: time loop, time travel, parallel universe, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, memory, devastation, tied to a chair, technology, survival, existentialism, twists & turns ...
Time: future
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Time Lapse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, time paradox, plot twist, parallel universe, paranoia, gambling, death threat, camera, twists & turns, photograph, greed ...
Time: future
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Parallels (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An underground MMA fighter must confront his sister and his past in an adventure through parallel universes
Style: suspense, twists and turns, futuristic, intense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel universe, plot twist, nuclear bomb, mystery, distopia, teleportation, survival, clones, apocalypse, family, betrayal, multiverse ...
Time: future
Place: california
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Synchronicity (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this mind-bending 'Sci-Fi Noir' a daring physicist folds time to travel into the past, trying to stop a mysterious woman from stealing his invention. But once there, he uncovers a surprising truth about the machine, the woman, and his ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, surprise ending, tricky, twist ending ...
Plot: time travel, parallel universe, time loop, time machine, scientist, investor, alternate reality, repeated scene, science, travel, twists & turns, life & death ...
Time: future
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Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, imaginary, suspicion, terrorism, precognition, alternate reality, danger ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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The One (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, alternate dimension, parallel universe, supernatural ability, daring rescue, twins, race against time, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, dual identity, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, hong kong, china
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Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, monster, friendship, super powers, telekinesis, parallel world, missing person, experiment, parents and children, missing child, small town, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, alien planet, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, alien race, save the world, wormhole, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
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GATE (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In August of 20XX, a portal to a parallel world, known as the "Gate," suddenly appeared in Ginza, Tokyo. Monsters and troops poured out of the portal, turning the shopping district into a bloody inferno. The Japan Ground-Self Defence Force ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: war, parallel universe, dragon, death threat, danger, weapons, portal, alien creature, parallel world, imperialism, adventure, catastrophe ...
Time: near future
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Into The Alternate (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Taking place in the fifth reality to be discovered by humanity, Into The Alternate follows an inhabitant and foreign visitor as they struggle to survive within a collapsing ecosystem.
Style: experimental, nature documentary, avant garde
Plot: parallel universe, alternate reality, avant-garde
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Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: twists and turns, surreal, tricky, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, inventor, time machine, experiment gone awry, parallel universe, inventions and discoveries, couple relations, friends, crumbling relationship, dishonesty, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, tense, thought provoking, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, hitman, destiny, on the run, neo noir, organized crime, sent to the past, time paradox, mafia, violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai, kansas, shanghai china
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Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: exciting, stylized, comic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, evil force, youth, danger, supernatural ability, martial arts, teenage life, death, supernatural, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Rosario + Vampire Capu2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Tskune accidentally gets on a bus to a school of monsters.
Style: surprise ending, ecchi, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, school, harem, supernatural, monster, witch, jealousy, transformation, split personality, female nudity, summer vacation, werewolf ...
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Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning begins with Captain James B. Pirk of the starship Kickstart shipwrecked on the 21st century Earth with his crew. Originally from the distant future, Pirk and his crew traveled back in time to save the Earth from hostile ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, light, funny ...
Plot: outer space, emperor, spacecraft, space travel, parallel world, parody, space opera, space station, space wars, time travel, space and aliens, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: russia, finland
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The Owl House (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: An animated fantasy-comedy series that follows Luz, a self-assured teenage girl who accidentally stumbles upon a portal to a magical world where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and an adorably tiny warrior, King. Despite not having magical ...
Style: whimsical, light, entertaining, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, magic, portal, female protagonist, parallel universe, fantasy world, family, chosen one, magical, wizards and magicians, apprentice
Time: 2020s
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Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, imaginary friend, hallucination, society, suburbs, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, time loop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he's lost and confused in a new world where he doesn't even know left from right, the ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: alternate world, magic, time loop, tragedy, death, supernatural, parallel universe, parallel world, adventure, time travel, rescue, medieval ...
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The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.
Style: serious, exciting, light, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, dark fantasy, puppetry, good versus evil, race against time, adventure, crystal, mission, wizards, escapades, imaginary, puppet ...
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Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: futuristic, stylized, light, clever, tricky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, nazism, moon, ufo, outer space, fantasy world, space travel, steampunk, chaos and mayhem, space station, astronaut, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york, germany
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Emmanuelle Through Time: Emmanuelle's Skin City (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emmanuelle arrives in Las Vegas where she is recruited for a time-travel experiment that sends her to a time and place where all her wishes are granted. Brittany Joy, Russia Hardy, Tim Daly and Harper Issacs star in this erotic fantasy.
Style: erotic
Plot: emmanuelle, sexual fantasy, erotica, sexual desire, sex scene, scientist, time travel, lust, sexuality, parallel universe, female masturbation, parody ...
Place: las vegas
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Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Style: sitcom, futuristic, stylized, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, cat, hologram, outer space, friendship, space and aliens, adventurer, escapades, androids and robots, captain, isolation ...
Time: future
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The King of Fighters (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Taiwan, Germany, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The King of Fighters movie will introduce a new science fiction spin into the setting established in the games universe by following the surviving members of three legendary fighting clans who are continually whisked away to other dimensions by an ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, prophecy, undercover, teleportation, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, mortal combat, contests and competitions, chases and races, escapades, supernatural ability ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle, boston
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Perfect Creature (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: vampire, serial killer, danger, supernatural, good versus evil, imaginary, gory, epidemic, escapades, legends and myths, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new zealand
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Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Penn Zero is not your average kid - every day he's zapped into another dimension with his friends to save the world.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: heroes, adventurer, friendship, heroic mission, escapades, save the day, danger, youth, distant planet, young heroes, outer space, space travel ...
Time: 2010s
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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, not serious, tricky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, alternate reality, sent to the future, friendship, disorder, parallel universe, loser, time loop, pub, underdog, adventure ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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