Spiritual movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant spiritual movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out spiritual, thought provoking, serious, inspirational, philosophical and reflective films and TV shows about / with consciousness, storytelling, philosophy, death, destiny, mentor, life philosophy, life lesson, spirituality and hopes plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as spiritual: The Monk and the Demon (2016), The Cokeville Miracle (2015), Waking Life (2001), The Fountain (2006), Cloud Atlas (2012), 96 Souls (2016), Mr. Nobody (2009), I Origins (2014), Fight Club (1999), The Man from Earth (2007).

List of spiritual movies

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.
Style: philosophical, melancholic, meditative, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, coming of age, buddhist monk, isolation, guilt, existentialism, life, meditation, life & death, monk, buddhist, nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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The Monk and the Demon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Fantastic story of the first half of the XIX century about a monk named Ivan who must fight the dark forces in his monastery.
Style: spiritual, christian film, surprise ending, captivating, macabre ...
Plot: monk, belief in god, temptation, monastery, human spirit, resistance, obsession, clergy, evil force, faith, street vendor, demon ...
Time: 20th century
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The Cokeville Miracle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On May 9, 1986, a small ranching community in Wyoming experiences a divine intervention when a couple detonates a bomb inside a crowded classroom.
Style: spiritual, light, suspenseful, tense, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, divine intervention, tragedy, christian, elementary school, father son relationship, spirituality, ghost, loss of faith, little boy, little girl, evacuation ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: wyoming
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 7.7
 65K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, surreal, stylized, psychedelic ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, surrealism, dream, alternate reality, lucid dream, life philosophy, imagination, lifestyle, trippy, bohemian life, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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 7.2
 240K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: surreal, philosophical, melancholic, artsy, atmospheric ...
Plot: metaphysics, afterlife, spirituality, death, immortality, love, buddhism, cancer, multiple storylines, reincarnation, loneliness, surrealism ...
Time: future, 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, latin america, guatemala, central america
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 7.4
 363K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, futuristic, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: distopia, reincarnation, dystopic future, destiny, life & death, multiple storylines, life philosophy, human nature, karma, tribe, post apocalypse, utopia ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1975, year 1936, distant future ...
Place: san francisco, belgium, seoul, south korea, hawaii
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 5.7
 3K
96 Souls (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A university research scientist, about to lose funding and status, has a lab accident and discovers he can see people's true intentions -- making his situation even worse.
Style: spiritual, captivating, serious, suspenseful, light ...
Plot: research, homelessness, spirituality, supernatural power, faith, supernatural, hallucination, psychoanalysis, science, experiment, skepticism, evidence ...
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 7.8
 234K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, surreal, philosophical, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time, alternate reality, destiny, philosophy, surrealism, utopia, depression, love and romance, butterfly effect, life changing experience, multiple outcomes, quantum physics ...
Time: future, year 1975, 21st century, 20th century
Place: canada
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 7.3
 126K
I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: thought provoking, philosophical, mind bending, enigmatic, cerebral ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, atheism, eye, elevator, buddhism, religion, genetics, evolution, love story, death, worm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 1998, year 2009 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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 8.8
 2.1M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, imaginary friend, psychology, fight, plot twist, self destructing, fighting the system, split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, against the rules ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: delaware, usa
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: philosophical, sincere, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: philosophy, immortality, religion, society, professor, atheism, hidden identity, christianity, twists and turns, legend, friendship, heart attack ...
Time: future, prehistoric times, prehistory, middle ages, 21st century ...
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 8.8
 2.3M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory, alternate reality, subconscious, virtual reality, dream, fictional reality, teamwork, mind control, architecture, existentialism, imagination, lucid dream ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, new york, tokyo ...
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 5.4
 33
Nightfur (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Frank, an introspective astrophysics major, visits a remote lab to work with his mentor; doctor Roberts. After his arrival, he finds that Helen; a young woman seemingly from another world, a metaphysical realm, has been taken in by the doctor. The ...
Style: spiritual, psychotronic, avant garde, underground film, student film
Plot: supernatural, surrealism, supernatural power, spirituality, science, zen, existentialism
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 8.7
 1.9M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, surreal, mind bending, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, artificial intelligence, martial arts, cyberpunk, philosophy, alternate reality, virtual reality, post apocalypse, gunfight, hacker, existentialism, fight ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: los angeles
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town life, small town, life changing experience, family, angel, life philosophy, friendship, second chance, love, desperation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1932, year 1945 ...
Place: vatican, new york, new york state, usa
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 8.1
 232K
Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, USA, South Africa
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: epic, political, inspirational, sexy, factual ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: idealism, protest, lawyer, politics, human spirit, religious intolerance, leadership, assassination, freedom, courage, hindu, british empire ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, victorian era ...
Place: india, south africa, africa, vatican, new delhi ...
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 8.8
 2.1M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: love, mentally challenged, life philosophy, philosophy, vietnam war, destiny, human spirit, rise to the top, journey, selflessness, courage, life & death ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, alabama, new york ...
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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: surreal, philosophical, inspirational, touching, cerebral ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, life philosophy, life & death, redemption, death, metaphysics, true love, destiny, husband wife reunion, heaven, love ...
Time: 90s
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: surreal, psychological, mind bending, romantic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: memory, amnesia, love, surrealism, memory loss, loneliness, introspection, love story, alternate reality, borderline personality disorder, relationships, existentialism ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 8.1
 631K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: philosophical, feel good, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: time loop, small town, existentialism, time travel, life philosophy, time warp, romance, love, repeated event, winter, idealism, road not taken ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: inspirational, touching, emotional, sentimental, tragicomedy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, jewish, nazi, human spirit, life philosophy, life & death, nazism, survival, fascism, love ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: italy, europe, poland, tuscany
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Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: inspirational, philosophical, thought provoking, sincere, spiritual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, wisdom of life, wise man, human spirit, gymnastics, philosophy, life philosophy, enlightenment, athlete and trainer, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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 7.6
 76K
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his ...
Style: epic, intense, inspirational, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, friendship, fight, childhood, qing dynasty, redemption, exile, life philosophy, warrior, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: japan, china, asia, hong kong, shanghai ...
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 7.6
 201K
Dark City (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: psychological, mind bending, neo noir, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, investigation, memory, cyberpunk, alien race, alternate reality, post apocalypse, alien, future dystopia, amnesia, memory loss, virtual reality ...
Time: future, 1940s
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 7.9
 630K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada, India, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, motivational, visually appealing, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: survival, ocean, human animal relationship, adventure, stranded, loneliness, life, animals, beautiful scenery, survivor, hopes, journey ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, mexico ...
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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, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, spiritual ...
Plot: afterlife, life after death, spiritualist, reincarnation, self discovery, society, human spirit, purgatory, supernatural, redemption, spiritualism, quantum physics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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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: emotional, touching, christian film, serious, spiritual ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven, death, amusement park, self discovery, life is a bitch, redemption, hopes, religious, heaven and hell, elderly, grief ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
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 6.1
 1K
The Letters (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mother Teresa, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, is considered one of the greatest humanitarians of modern times. Her selfless commitment changed hearts, lives and inspired millions throughout the world. The Letters, as told through personal ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, thought provoking, spiritual
Plot: human rights, nun, religion, letter, charity, workaholic, illness, idealist, children, spirituality, family relations, peace ...
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A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal. Sir Thomas More stands up in opposition to the King even ...
Style: political, inspirational, spiritual, talky, sexy ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lawyer, politics, catholic, idealism, betrayal, legal, royalty, justice, morality, christian, british history, religion ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, new york, rome italy, vatican, europe
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 6.2
 36K
The Shack (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: christian film, philosophical, psychedelic, spiritual, inspirational ...
Plot: christian, forgiveness, god, death of daughter, guilt, depression, husband wife relationship, a vision, hate, missing child, death of child, jesus ...
Place: oregon
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