Metaphysics movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant metaphysics movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, surreal, stylized, thought provoking, weird and psychological films and TV shows about / with metaphysics, surrealism, death, existentialism, philosophy, supernatural, memory, storytelling, obsession and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
metaphysics movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as metaphysics: The Fountain (2006), I Origins (2014), What Dreams May Come (1998), Knowing (2009), AfterDeath (2015), Solaris (2002), The Veil (2017), The Party (2017), The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973), Girl Revolution Utena (1997).

List of metaphysics movies

The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, artsy, philosophical, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: immortality, metaphysics, queen, death, reincarnation, tragic love, terminal illness, loss of loved one, love of one's life, loneliness, cancer, tree ...
Time: future, 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, latin america, guatemala, central america
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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, enigmatic, mind bending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, atheism, buddhism, society, eye, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, year 1998, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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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: philosophical, touching, surreal, inspirational, emotional ...
Plot: afterlife, redemption, heaven and hell, life philosophy, hell, loss of child, life & death, husband wife reunion, family relations, painting, angel, destiny ...
Time: 90s
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Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, foreknowledge, prophecy, prediction, code, chases and races, supernatural, catastrophe, disaster film, professor, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, year 1959, 2000s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new york, boston
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Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a loose retelling of the Revolutionary Girl Utena TV series, Utena Tenjou arrives at Ohtori Academy, only to be immediately swept up in a series of duels for the hand of her classmate Anthy Himemiya and the power she supposedly holds. At the same ...
Style: surreal, stylized, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: incest, metaphysics, ring, duel, rose, sexuality, corpse, memory, cross dressing, silly humor, boarding school life, high school life ...
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AfterDeath (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young people wake up dead. Washed up by the tide they scramble to an abandoned beach house, soon realizing that the perpetual night and blasts of pain suggest this is some version of hell. Between in-fighting and attacks by a demonic shadow ...
Style: weird, surreal, whimsical, pretentious, serious ...
Plot: afterlife, hell, metaphysics, house, lighthouse, loss, fantasy world, heaven and hell, hopelessness, life & death, eternity, danger ...
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Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: futuristic, psychological, contemplative, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: space station, space and aliens, outer space, space travel, mysterious planet, astronaut, afterlife, spacecraft, hallucination, back from the dead, romance, paranormal activity ...
Time: future
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The Veil (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in a war-torn land where tribal factions live in fear of annihilation, the film tells the story of a deadly warrior leading a destructive war campaign. When he is betrayed by his own and left for dead, he is healed by a mysterious princess and ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, tense
Plot: princess, warrior, emperor, evil, prophecy, training, heroes, metaphysics, battles, moon, battle, combat ...
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The Party (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing, political ...
Plot: secret, husband wife relationship, party, politician, celebration, telephone, doctor, insult, drinking, apology, friend, revenge ...
Place: england, london
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The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Poland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in pre- World War II era. A young man is on a strange train to see his dying father in a sanatorium. But the place is going to ruin and recalls a lot of memories from the past. He is beset by soldiers from the past, colonial black mercenaries, ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, haunted by the past, parents and children, changing the past or future, imaginary, hopes, train ride, metaphysics, alternate dimension, alternate reality, child, childhood memory ...
Time: 20th century
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Girl Revolution Utena (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Revolutionary Girl Utena is a manga by Chiho Saito and anime directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara. The manga serial began in the June 1996 issue of Ciao and the anime was first broadcast in 1997. The anime and manga were created simultaneously, but, despite ...
Style: surreal, touching, feel good, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, revolution, hotshot hero, fencing, surrealism, rose, high school, school, revolutionary, gender identity, love and romance, youth ...
Place: japan
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Sedona (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soul-searching comedic adventure set among famous red rocks and vortexes of Sedona, Arizona, visitors to the mystical town encounter eccentric characters and a series of calamities that lead them to unexpected miracles.
Style: humorous, captivating, contemplative, light, semi serious ...
Plot: travel, self discovery, social relations, couples, small town, bad luck, adventure, miraculous event, society, friendship, couple relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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The Nines (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, philosophical, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, mystery, lifestyle, losing-it hero, love and romance, coincidence, artist, human nature, alternate reality, actress, rehearsal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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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, surreal, atmospheric, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, supernatural ability, hallucination, time travel, imaginary friend, parallel universe, suburbs, society, prophecy, time loop, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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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, stylized, surreal, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: existentialism, philosophy, lifestyle, bohemian life, human nature, imaginary, daydreamer, computer animation, nightmare, satire, reincarnation, life after death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: photographer, tennis, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), photograph, fashion, jazz, corpse, counterculture, darkroom, photo shoot, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, europe, england, paris france
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Solaris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out ...
Style: atmospheric, art house, intellectual, psychedelic, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space station, scientist, space travel, space and aliens, hallucination, russian, investigation, astronaut, dreams, back from the dead, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 70s, distant future
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, tokyo
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Revolver (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hotshot gambler Jake Green (Jason Statham) is long on bravado and seriously short of common sense. Rarely is he allowed in any casino because he's a bona fide winner and, in fact, has taken so much money over the years that he's the sole ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, group of criminals, crime, cons and scams, ex convict, mob boss, crimes, chess, cash, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Full Body Massage (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy rapport during the session, with talk about past relationships. As Nina ...
Style: erotic, serious, sincere, talky, sexy ...
Plot: massage, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, lovers reunited, couples, love and romance, starting over, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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The Book of Secrets (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A film about one book that makes the world in danger.
Style: spiritual, suspense, contemplative, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: soldier, visionary, contact, spacecraft, spirituality, love, invasion, alien, ghost, cyberpunk, theology, empire ...
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Fist of the North Star (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a nuclear holocaust tears the world apart, mankind is forced to the harshness of not only the oppression of others who are much more powerful, but the dead earth which seems to be getting worse with every passing moment. But a savior has risen ...
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, chaos, rivalry, heroes, tragic hero, anti heroes, anti hero, murder, post apocalypse, wrestler, vengeance ...
Time: near future, future, 80s
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Tale of the Three Jewels (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belgium, Spain, Palestine, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Palestinian boy becomes entranced with a beautiful Gypsy girl and a fairy tale world she weaves amidst conflict in Gaza. The children explore nature, mysticism and what their future holds, while learning to live with the surrounding brutality c. ...
Plot: protest, mediterranean, symbolism, children, childhood, harvest, grandmother, arab, coming of age, binoculars, blindness, shot to death ...
Place: middle east, israel, palestine
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How Far, How Near (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A middle-aged man sets out on a symbolic journey through past, present, and future to learn why an old friend committed suicide, and learns much about his own life along the way.
Plot: surrealism, suicide, first love, female nudity, ex husband ex wife relationship, memory, metaphysics, christmas eve, partisan, nudity (full frontal - brief), ghost
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Dustclouds (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: "Dustclouds" is an epic fever-dream, chronicling a long night's journey into day. As his wedding carriage rides beneath a starlit night, Getz vows to enjoy the fruits of his labor. Having worked his whole life, he has finally married. ...
Style: demonic
Plot: mother nature, angel, time travel, heaven, marriage, waltz, surrealism, purgatory, painting, cosmology, soul music, train tracks ...
Time: future
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Naked Blood: Megyaku (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A scientist taints his mother's scientific experiment with his own drug that transforms pain into a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately for the three women involved in the experiment, the drug works a little bit too well.
Style: erotic, serious, scary, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: drug abuse, nihilism, gore, sex addict, sexual perversion, danger, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, mad scientist, supernatural, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
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The Tribe (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: boot camp, military, basic training, culture clash, military life, individuality, hippie, recruit, marines, power relations, social relations, soldier ...
Time: 60s
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Out on a Limb (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: Shirley MacLaine plays herself in this TV mini-series based on her autobiographical best-seller which delves into her new age beliefs and its effects on her personal and public lives
Style: semi serious
Plot: reincarnation, friendship, life is a bitch, state affairs, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, supernatural ability, society, supernatural, introspection, idealism ...
Time: 70s
Place: peru, usa, california, latin america, malibu california ...
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Wittgenstein (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the nature and limits of language. A series of sketches depict ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, philosophical ...
Plot: gay, prodigy, ambition, school, society, writer's life, philosophy, philosopher, world war one, cambridge university, autobiography, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, year 1919
Place: england, ussr, russia, soviet union, dublin ireland ...
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The Fire That Burns (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two boys in their early teens in a strictly-run pre-WWII Catholic School form a firm friendship which is troubled by an abbot who is obsessed with the younger of the students.
Plot: catholic, altar boy, child abuse, boy, prayer, rain, singer, death of father, telephone call, small town, running, metaphysics ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The basic plot is centered on the great cherry tree Tarōzakura and what happens after it is cut down during the making of a movie, Lum loses her horns-and her powers! Thus begins the strangest and most lyrical of the Urusei Yatsura movies. The ...
Style: psychological, humorous, stylized, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, friendship, school, teenage life, danger, gang, imaginary, heroes, escapades, hallucination, fog, ice ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
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