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, psychological, visually appealing and clever films and TV shows about / with metaphysics, death, existentialism, philosophy, storytelling, weird, husband wife relationship, surrealism, destiny and obsession plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
metaphysics movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as metaphysics: The Fountain (2006), I Origins (2014), What Dreams May Come (1998), Waking Life (2001), The Veil (2017), AfterDeath (2015), The Party (2017), The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973), Girl Revolution Utena (1997), Sedona (2011).

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, melancholic, atmospheric, 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, contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, latin america, guatemala, central america
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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, society, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, eye ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, 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, heaven and hell, hell, loss of child, life philosophy, redemption, family relations, painting, life & death, paradise, parents and children, angel ...
Time: 90s
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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, contemplative, philosophical ...
Plot: existentialism, philosophy, lifestyle, human nature, bohemian life, imaginary, daydreamer, computer animation, nightmare, satire, life after death, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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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: exciting, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: warrior, princess, emperor, evil, prophecy, training, moon, heroes, metaphysics, battles, battle, combat ...
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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: whimsical, surreal, pretentious, confusing, serious
Plot: hell, afterlife, house, lighthouse, mysticism, fantasy world, mortality, supernatural, heaven and hell, life & death, hopelessness, death ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, surreal, shoujo ...
Plot: incest, duel, memory, sexuality, rose, corpse, ring, metaphysics, dual role, cross dressing, imaginary, heroes ...
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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: party, secret, celebration, politician, doctor, drinking, flat, money, anger, revenge, apology, professor ...
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, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, haunted by the past, parents and children, train ride, changing the past or future, hopes, imaginary, metaphysics, existentialism, alternate reality, memory, 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: touching, feel good, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, school, high school, revolution, rose, high school life, hotshot hero, gender identity, wedding, silly humor, duel, boarding school ...
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, small town, couples, bad luck, adventure, friendship, society, miraculous event, social relations, couple relations, missing child ...
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, humorous ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, mystery, losing-it hero, lifestyle, bus, love and romance, human nature, coincidence, artist, alternate reality, producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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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, atmospheric, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, imaginary friend, hallucination, society, suburbs, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, time loop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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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, jazz, fashion, corpse, darkroom, photo shoot, singleness, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, 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, intellectual, art house, psychedelic, cerebral ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, space and aliens, investigation, hallucination, astronaut, dreams, russian, back from the dead, psychologist ...
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, group of criminals, crime, ex convict, mob boss, cons and scams, chess, cash, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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We Put the World to Sleep (0000)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Romania
Story: Three young idealists disappointed with the world join forces and embark on a mission to bring everything to an end.
Style: feminist film, apocalyptic, psychological thriller, suspense, anthology
Plot: military base, nuclear, gay, lesbian relationship, idealism, interracial, lgbt, artificial intelligence, lesbian, idealist, feminism, killing spree ...
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Midnight's Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Canadian-Brith film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel of the same name. The film tells the story of a pair of children born within moments of India gaining independence from England grow up in the country that is nothing like their ...
Style: stylized, captivating, psychological, serious, surreal ...
Plot: family relations, political unrest, hopes, society, coming of age, youth, love and romance, rich and poor, siblings relations, colonialism, coup, liberation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: india, asia, bangladesh, bombay india, pakistan ...
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Power Of Evil (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: French, German & Italian film drama..
Plot: husband wife relationship, medical school, village, death of husband, inheritance, infidelity, extramarital affair, prayer, adultery, poverty, morgue, morality ...
Time: 1920s
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Revenge (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Polish Psychological Drama
Plot: metaphysics, reunion, husband wife relationship, meaning of life, confession, memory, old friend, mountain, aging
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The Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, the story concerns a Polish poet living in Cracow who has decided to marry a peasant girl. The wedding is attended by a heterogenous group of people from all strata of Polish society, who dance, get drunk and lament ...
Style: clever, stylized, sexual, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: ghost, wedding, revolution, satire, pregnancy, love affair, state affairs, love and romance, journalism, romance, family relations, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: poland, europe, austria, russia
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Young Aphrodites (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Parallel stories of Eros set in 200 B.C. Nomadic shepherds, plagued by drought, happen on a fishing encampment with plentiful fresh water. The local men are away but will return when it rains; the shepherds stay to refresh their flock until the rain ...
Style: avant garde, sexy, allegory, tragic ending
Plot: female nudity, maturity, desire, buttocks, chief, hair, pelican, injury, mud, chase, fishing, nomad ...
Time: ancient world
Place: greece, athens greece, mediterranean sea, hellas
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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, realistic, talky ...
Plot: massage, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, femme fatale, love and romance, starting over, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, fall in love, couple relations, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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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, typewriter, running, cigarette smoking, prayer, obsession, teacher, student, kiss, rain ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s
Place: paris france, france
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Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: sexual, surreal, disturbing, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, infidelity, graphic violence, murder, police, breakdown, monster, gore, affair, teacher, domestic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, poland ...
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Mary (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Following the shooting of a film on the life of Jesus called This Is My Blood, Marie Palesi (Juliette Binoche), the actress who plays Mary Magdalene takes refuge in Jerusalem in search of the truth behind the myth. The director of the film, Tony ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, hopes, society, self discovery, obsession, religions or cults, celebrity culture, showbiz, redemption, infidelity, husband wife relationship, virgin mary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, jerusalem, israel, middle east, usa
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Love in the Time of Money (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York serves as a backdrop for a cast of characters in search of love, lust or lucre including a woman who makes awkward moves on the man renovating her SoHo loft, an embezzler, a sleazy artist and a phone psychic.
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, captivating, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, love and romance, sexual relations, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, curses spells and rituals, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, phone sex, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
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Hereafter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, psychological, meditative ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, journalist, tsunami, supernatural ability, supernatural, dealing with death, tragic event, loss of loved one, survivor, loss of family member, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: france, london, europe, usa, england ...
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, england
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The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When ...
Style: serious, stylized, harsh, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: caveman, orphan, tribe, adventure, rescue, cavemen, danger, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, wilderness ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, 80s
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