Transcendence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant transcendence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, melancholic, visually appealing and cerebral films and TV shows about / with transcendence, redemption, existentialism, death, runaway, life & death, mentor, brutality, storytelling and art plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
transcendence movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as transcendence: Begotten (1989), Au Hasard Balthazar (1966), The Method (2015), The Wanderings of Ivan (2018), 3-Iron (2004), Walking on Air (1987), Horse, Woman, Dog (1990), The 23rd Psalm (2007), Praying the Hours (2016), Caresses (1998).

List of transcendence movies

Begotten (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Begotten is the creation myth brought to life, the story of no less than the violent death of God and the (re)birth of nature on a barren earth.
Style: macabre, surreal, bleak, experimental, avant garde ...
Plot: nihilism, chaos, surrealism, self mutilation, necrophilia, obsession, postmodernism, supernatural, reincarnation, perversion, gory, religions or cults ...
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Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
Style: stylized, thought provoking, touching, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, donkey, cruelty, purity, transcendence, redemption, friendship, misery, friends, sin, injustice, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, tokyo
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The Method (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 53 min.
Story: The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, serial killer, brutality, haunted by the past, human nature, crimes, danger, psychosis, murder, good versus evil, uncover truth ...
Time: year 2015
Place: russia
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The Wanderings of Ivan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: During a beautiful summer, Ivan, a young Russian arriving in Paris, lives in extreme precariousness. Without money, isolated, deprived of everything, victim of general indifference, even rejected by his Orthodox community, he soon left the big city ...
Style: multicultural, homoerotic, social realism, psychotronic
Plot: unhappiness, wheat field, tragic hero, begins with narration, simulated blow job, bisexual, gay cruising, culture shock, male objectification, drinking, outdoor sex, guilt ...
Place: paris france
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3-Iron (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young man, whose only possession is a motorcycle, spends his time riding around the city looking for empty apartments. After finding one, he hangs out for a while, fixing himself something to eat, washing laundry or making small repairs in return. ...
Style: contemplative, enigmatic, melancholic, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: destiny, golf, homeless, romance, domestic violence, jealousy, love triangle, escape, drifter, invasion, husband wife relationship, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
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Walking on Air (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A young paraplegic wants to escape the bonds of gravity by going into outer space.
Plot: wheelchair, disability, swimming lesson, spacewalk, outer space, magic, nasa, boy, basketball, gravity, teacher student relationship, astronaut ...
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Horse, Woman, Dog (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Typically urban pinku-eiga filmmaker Hisayasu Sato switched to a rural local for this graphic descent into softcore sleaze and bestiality. At heart, the film is an extremely perverse rural Gothic reminiscent of Western '70s films like Pets and ...
Style: surreal, pink cinema, sexploitation film, twists and turns, cult film
Plot: bestiality, taboo sex, interspecies sex, zoophilia, compassion, sexploitation, dominatrix, bare breasts, group sex, horse, hostage, white dress ...
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The 23rd Psalm (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama - An evolving, empathetic, African-American, police detective, unconsciously channels his intuition to transcend his shortcomings and unravel the enigmatic murder of a transformed prostitute - Fredrick Burns, Auggie Cavanagh, Arnita Champion
Style: avant garde
Plot: faith, african american, christian, gospel, metaphysics, urban setting, art, new age, supernatural power, spirituality, religious faith, religion ...
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Praying the Hours (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: The Traveling Man is hit by a car. Over the 24 hours that it takes to cross over from this life into the next, he visits with each of eight friends. By seeing ordinary life from this view, he realizes that eternity is not something that happens to ...
Style: spiritual
Plot: afterlife, death, praying, travel, prayer, eternity, time, transcendence
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Caresses (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The eroticism exudes in the eleven interconnected stories that recount difficult relationships and violent sexuality
Style: clever, sexual, humorous, offbeat, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, couples, urban, love affair, twentysomething life, looking for love, couple relations, city life, coming out, sexual relations, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
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Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, romantic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, magic, love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, wizards and magicians, fish out of water, dishonesty, seance, clairvoyant, love story, provence ...
Time: 1920s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: france, cote d'azur, french riviera, zurich switzerland, berlin germany ...
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Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw from her relationships, lock herself in her apartment and suppress her pain. ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: loss of child, pianist, loss of spouse, musician, neighbor, stripper, cat, grief, freedom, secret, infidelity, composer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland
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The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: rough, captivating, bleak, epic, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, invasion, world war two, military life, battles, infantry, commander, jungle, squad, battle, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
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Silent Light (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, France, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Johan and his family are Mennonites from the north of Mexico. Against the law of God and Man, Johan falls in love with another woman.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: forbidden love, infidelity, redemption, fall in love, moral dilemma, couples, sin, regret, clergy, love affair, human nature, society ...
Place: mexico, latin america
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Sol Goode (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sol Goode, a charismatic L.A. twenty-something, has always relied on charm, good looks, and fast talk to glide through life. But his luck may have run out; faced with eviction from his hipster apartment, totaling his car, and the threat of having to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, sex comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, self discovery, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, looking for love, couples, singleness, male female relationship, eviction, dream, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
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Poetry (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Grandmother Mi Ja works part-time as a caretaker, and struggles to raise a teen grandson by herself. Despite her tough situation, she speaks softly, dresses fashionably, and approaches the world with child-like curiosity. Enrolling in a poetry ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage rape, loneliness, poetry, old woman, introspection, life is a bitch, society, juvenile delinquency, grandparent and grandchild, terminal illness, suicide, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: korea, japan, asia, south korea
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The Ninth Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama loosely based on Jean Bernard's Nazi-era prison diary.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, psychological, uplifting ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, soldier, heroes, traitor, faith, nazi occupation, human spirit, hopes, introspection, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: holland, germany, paris france, netherlands, russia ...
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My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
Style: talky, thought provoking, clever, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, storytelling, hopes, starting over, introspection, haunted by the past, lifestyle, writer's life, buddies, artists and showbiz, friends, conversation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, poland
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Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, brutality, violence, kidnapping, torment, torture chamber, gory, suffering, cult, death, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, satirical, dark humor ...
Plot: fighting the system, suicide, corruption, industry, journalism, secretary, psychiatrist, success, newspaper, satire, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Heaven (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorist, redemption, fall in love, on the run, justice, bomb, murder, police, translator, explosion, love, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, tuscany
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The Color Purple (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: domestic violence, incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, feminism, life is a bitch, slavery, rape, african american, dysfunctional family, self discovery, childbirth ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s, 1910s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, africa, georgia, tennessee
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: monk, christianity, artist, monastery, human spirit, social misfits, greek, invasion, hopes, horse, painting, prince ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Essential Killing (2010)
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: Poland, Norway, Ireland, Hungary, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Taliban soldier struggles to survive after he escapes his captors and flees into the Polish countryside.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, thought provoking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: survival, manhunt, on the run, chase, desert, danger, politics, military, fugitives, track down, state affairs, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, europe, middle east, poland
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Heart of Now (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Heart of Now" concerns a young woman with a profound longing for a sense of family. Amber is devastated after her boyfriend abandons her because she's pregnant. She is whisked across a contrast of urban, natural and emotional ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: desert, introspection, looking for love, haunted by the past, redemption, downfall, pregnancy, spirituality, female protagonist, life turned upside down, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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