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, intellectual, cerebral, stylized and philosophical films and TV shows about / with metaphysics, surrealism, death, female nudity, mother son relationship, existentialism, memory, love, philosophy and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as metaphysics: The Fountain (2006), I Origins (2014), Girl Revolution Utena (1997), Sedona (2011), The Nines (2007), Waking Life (2001), Youth Without Youth (2007), What Dreams May Come (1998), Solaris (1971), Revolver (2005).

List of metaphysics movies

 7.3
 215K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 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, melancholic, stylized, touching, artsy ...
Plot: immortality, loneliness, metaphysics, tragic love, reincarnation, death, cancer, tree, terminal illness, outer space, love, couple relations ...
Time: future, 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, latin america, central america, guatemala
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 7.4
 103K
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: mind bending, atmospheric, thought provoking, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, inventions and discoveries, afterlife, death, religion, memory, science, atheism, loneliness, track down, elevator, sex with a stranger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2012, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, surreal, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, high school, hotshot hero, school, high school life, revolution, youth, orphan, brother sister incest, dual role, sword duel, teenage rebellion ...
Place: japan
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 5.3
 145
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, spiritual ...
Plot: self discovery, bad luck, vortex, lgbt, metaphysics, adoption, travel, small town, social relations, nothing goes right, couple relations, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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 6.4
 31K
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: psychological, serious, atmospheric, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: theology, neighbor, prostitute, arson, arrest, god, supernatural, bus, rehearsal, obsession, producer, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 57K
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, talky, surreal, clever, serious ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, dream, imagination, nightmare, human nature, hopes, parallel world, free will, freedom, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
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: serious, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, philosophical ...
Plot: aging, elderly, hospital, identity, lightning, doctor, fountain of youth, suicidal, amnesia, supernatural ability, miraculous event, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: romania, india, asia, europe, nepal ...
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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, emotional, philosophical, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, redemption, family relations, true love, loss of child, parents and children, husband wife reunion, love, painting, angel, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: battleship
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 8.1
 68K
Solaris (1971)
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, surreal, futuristic, talky, art house ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, russian, space station, space and aliens, astronaut, mysterious planet, scientist, investigation, hallucination, immortality, dealing with death ...
Time: future
Place: russia, tokyo
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 6.5
 83K
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, group of criminals, chess, cash, gangsters, ex convict, mob boss, criminal's revenge, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Public Woman (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An inexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short time she is unable to draw the line between ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: wife, sex, politics, doppelganger, female nudity, erotica, female stockinged legs, nude model, insanity, orgasm, female orgasm, intimacy ...
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 5.9
 9K
Begotten (1990)
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: atmospheric, serious, bleak, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: nihilism, necrophilia, razor, gore, surrealism, self mutilation, chaos, gory, human nature, postmodernism, obsession, apocalypse ...
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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: serious, atmospheric, surreal, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, imaginary, changing the past or future, parents and children, haunted by the past, hopes, train ride, bed, female nudity, soldier, book, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century
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 5.3
 9K
Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rape, infidelity, degradation, bondage, obsession, nymphomania, bound and gagged, nightclub, dancing, frustration, photographer, erection ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
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 6.7
 2K
Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Plot: novelist, coming of age, lgbt, sexual identity, summer vacation, midlife crisis, barefoot, filmmaking, female lawyer, text messaging, pot smoking, sunbathing ...
Time: year 1992, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina
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 6.6
 13K
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: intellectual, dark humor
Plot: gun, politics, tragedy, champagne, politician, lesbian, dysfunctional relationship, toilet, extramarital affair, infidelity, vinyl record, female politician ...
Place: england
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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: bleak, serious, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, blood, vengeance, chaos, tragic hero, rivalry, desert, adventure, lone wolves, rescue, survival ...
Time: near future, future
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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: necklace, childhood, dream, children, riot, classroom, curfew, boy, soldier, mediterranean, harvest, protest ...
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: first love, ex husband ex wife relationship, ghost, surrealism, suicide, female nudity, memory, 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, metaphysics, challenge, female nudity, love, death, artist, poetry, beach, jewish, painting, nazism
Place: europe, germany, mexico city, israel, mexico
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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, gambling, glider, physics, organized crime, kidnapping, illegal gambling, metaphysics, autism, outer space
Place: arizona, mexico
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 7.2
 226
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: metamorphosis, marriage, waltz, painting, wedding, train tracks, angel, past, male female relationship, love, religion, christianity ...
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: wind, fire, betrayal, drunkenness, train, murder, spirituality, arson, pregnancy, killing an animal, village, extramarital affair ...
Place: romania
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Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
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: dark humor, cynical, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, split personality, prophecy, apocalypse, chaos, smuggling, terrorist, future dystopia, dishonesty, postmodernism, alternate reality ...
Time: future, year 2008, 2000s, near future, year 2005
Place: california, north korea, middle east, afghanistan, southern california ...
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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: psychedelic, psychotronic, tech noir, avant garde
Plot: flashback, isolation, nightmare, memory, internet, dream, transformation, psychology, repression, devil, hallucinogenic drug, darkness ...
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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: sexual, serious, scary, erotic, psychotronic ...
Plot: gore, drug abuse, nihilism, obsession, gory, experiment gone awry, woman in danger, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, mad scientist, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
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 7.5
 673
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: serious, bleak, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing
Plot: basic training, recruit, hippie, individuality, military life, military, culture clash, boot camp, soldier, war, misfit, power relations ...
Time: 60s
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 7.2
 439
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: friendship, reincarnation, idealism, introspection, self discovery, hopes, supernatural ability, love and romance, society, state affairs, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Place: peru, california, latin america, usa, malibu california ...
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 6.9
 2K
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: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: prodigy, gay, gays and lesbians, school, lgbt, writer's life, society, tragic love, royal family, ambition, gender, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, year 1919
Place: england, russia, norway, soviet union, 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, child abuse, telephone call, lie, student, typewriter, kiss, singer, pen, prayer, blood, teacher ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: france, paris france
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