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, intellectual and contemplative films and TV shows about / with metaphysics, surrealism, death, memory, female nudity, art, philosophy, flashback, spirituality and love plots mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Romance genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
metaphysics movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as metaphysics: The Fountain (2006), I Origins (2014), What Dreams May Come (1998), The Party (2017), The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973), Girl Revolution Utena (1997), Sedona (2011), The Nines (2007), Waking Life (2001), Youth Without Youth (2007).

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, atmospheric, melancholic, non-linear ...
Plot: immortality, metaphysics, queen, death, reincarnation, tragic love, terminal illness, loneliness, love of one's life, cancer, loss of loved one, tree ...
Time: future, 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, latin america, central america, guatemala
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I Origins (2014)
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: thought provoking, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, emotional ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2009, year 1998 ...
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, surreal, touching, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, hell, loss of child, family relations, life philosophy, redemption, painting, life & death, parents and children, paradise, angel ...
Time: 90s
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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, semi serious, humorous, stylized, shoujo ...
Plot: incest, corpse, duel, memory, ring, sexuality, rose, metaphysics, cross dressing, boarding school, youth, adventure ...
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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, captivating, disturbing, psychological, dark humor ...
Plot: party, celebration, politician, secret, anger, husband wife relationship, telephone, doctor, drinking, money, friend, flat ...
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: bleak, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: time travel, haunted by the past, train ride, parents and children, imaginary, hopes, changing the past or future, metaphysics, female nudity, candle, jewish, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century
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Girl Revolution Utena (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: semi serious, surreal, offbeat, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, high school, revolution, school, gender identity, rose, hotshot hero, high school life, youth, boarding school, animal life, wedding ...
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, light, contemplative, semi serious ...
Plot: travel, self discovery, couples, small town, bad luck, adventure, friendship, society, miraculous event, missing child, couple relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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The Nines (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, 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: thought provoking, psychological, enigmatic, philosophical, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, mystery, losing-it hero, lifestyle, bus, artist, coincidence, love and romance, human nature, alternate reality, rehearsal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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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: stylized, surreal, captivating, philosophical, clever ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, lifestyle, imagination, human nature, imaginary, bohemian life, daydreamer, computer animation, nightmare, satire, life after death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
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Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: atmospheric, philosophical, stylized, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: fountain of youth, danger, supernatural, suicidal, imaginary, aging, elderly, love affair, secret identity, new identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: romania, india, asia, europe, nepal ...
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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, psychological, art house, psychedelic, intellectual ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, space and aliens, investigation, hallucination, mysterious planet, astronaut, dreams, russian, back from the dead ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: 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, mob boss, ex convict, cons and scams, chess, cash, crimes, 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: sincere, serious, erotic, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: massage, femme fatale, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, couples, lifestyle, lovers reunited, starting over, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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The 7th Dimension (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two young women arrive at a curious penthouse apartment, led by one's crush on her tutor. However, her love interest doesn't live alone. He's part of a trio of computer hackers about to embark on the ultimate job on the world's ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, rivalry, signal, computer hacker, hacking, struggle for survival, paranormal phenomena, danger, insanity, violence, destiny, oracle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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
Plot: dragon, angel, theology, cyberpunk, marine, ghost, superhero, empire, contact, colonization, soldier, vampire ...
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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: rough, stylized, serious, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, rivalry, chaos, heroes, anti heroes, tragic hero, anti hero, murder, blood, 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: child in peril, riot, childhood, miraculous event, soldier, boy, teenager, massacre, warrior, children, curfew, letter writing ...
Place: palestine, israel, middle east
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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: memory, ghost, suicide, ex husband ex wife relationship, christmas eve, first love, nudity (full frontal - brief), surrealism, female nudity, partisan, metaphysics
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Ecliptica Welcome Mexico (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Israel, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luciano is a mexican artist living in Berlin, with his Art he wage a symbolic battle between ideologies in the world. Luciano was united with the fashion photographer Anne, however they broke up after they found the challenges of living in this ...
Style: sexy
Plot: show, poetry, jewish, female nudity, beach, painting, nazism, death, artist, love, metaphysics, challenge
Place: germany, mexico city, israel, mexico, europe
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A Man Called Nereus (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Metaphysical Dark Action Comedy "A MAN CALLED NEREUS" is the debut feature of writer/director Nathan Hill, for Armored Vision. Nereus is an autistic man who is being held captive by the Filaria crime family due to his unique ability ...
Plot: time travel, organized crime, gambling, kidnapping, illegal gambling, glider, physics, autism, metaphysics, outer space
Place: mexico, arizona
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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: love, painting, metamorphosis, soul music, surrealism, hell, wedding night, metaphysics, purgatory, male female relationship, marriage, wedding ...
Time: future
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Everyday God Kisses Us on the Mouth (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dumitru is a two-faceted killer: he kills animals and called a hunter, and kills people, and branded as an assassin. Dumitru is just out of prison, for the first time since the fall of communism. Even on the train taking him home, he is planning to ...
Plot: village, widow, release from prison, search, brother in law sister in law relationship, abandoned by father, crow, torment, card game, self loathing, loneliness, gypsy ...
Place: romania
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Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: cynical, dark humor, allegory, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: conspiracy, apocalypse, chaos, future dystopia, end of the world, prophecy, split personality, smuggling, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality, terrorist ...
Time: future, year 2008, 2000s, near future, year 2005
Place: los angeles, california, nevada, middle east, afghanistan ...
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Beyond the Dreamcatcher (0000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an online shock jock's latest episode takes him on a journey into the notorious deep web, his own darkness threatens to drag him into the depths of the binary abyss.
Style: cult film, tech noir, dark humor, avant garde, psychotronic ...
Plot: dream, mother, computer, memory, nightmare, father, cigarette smoking, rape, child abuse, death, murder, technology ...
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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, postmodernism, supernatural, obsession, perversion, reincarnation, human nature, religions or cults ...
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Naked Blood: Megyaku (1996)
Genre: 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: sexy, sexual, erotic, scary, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, nihilism, gore, sex addict, crimes, experiment gone awry, life is a bitch, obsession, gory, deadly, sexual perversion, sexual abuse ...
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: thought provoking, serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing
Plot: basic training, military life, boot camp, culture clash, military, recruit, hippie, individuality, marines, war, rebellion, misfit ...
Time: 60s
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Out on a Limb (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 235 min.
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, society, introspection, self discovery, love and romance, state affairs, supernatural ability, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, idealism ...
Time: 70s
Place: peru, california, latin america, usa, london ...
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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, society, school, writer's life, philosophy, philosopher, world war one, cambridge university, autobiography, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, year 1919
Place: england, soviet union, russia, ireland, norway ...
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