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The list contains the best, new and most relevant redemption movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, intense, interesting, dramatic and touching films and TV shows about / with redemption, storytelling, dialogue, destiny, mentor, catastrophe, death, flashback, chase and first contact plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as redemption: The Island (2006), Groundhog Day (1993), American History X (1998), Atonement (2007), Constantine (2005), Noah (2014), Seven Pounds (2008), There Be Dragons (2011), What Dreams May Come (1998), Before I Fall (2017).
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American History X
Crime, Drama
USA
119 min.
 8.5
Groundhog Day
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
USA
101 min.
 8.0
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
Fahrenheit 451
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
100 min.
 4.9

List of redemption movies

 8.0
 10K
The Island
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the ...
Style: philosophical, meditative, psychological, cerebral, biblical ...
Plot: redemption, life philosophy, destiny, forgiveness, supernatural ability, psychic, christian, religion, mentor, loneliness, philosophy, monastery ...
Place: russia
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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.
Style: melancholic, meditative, stylized, scenic, philosophical ...
Plot: redemption, human nature, life philosophy, isolation, philosophy, buddhist monk, mentor, guilt, life changing experience, life, life & death, solitude ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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 8.0
 519K
Groundhog Day
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: philosophical, surreal, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time loop, existentialism, redemption, life philosophy, small town, romance, idealism, destiny, deja vu, life & death, philosophy, love ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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American History X
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, redemption, prison, xenophobia, brutality, revenge, crime, skinhead, prejudice, racial slur, blacks and whites, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
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 7.8
 220K
Atonement
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: emotional, heartbreaking, touching, realistic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, prejudice, false accusation, love story, siblings relations, wartime, storytelling, sexualized violence, unfulfilled love, love, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.0
 267K
Constantine
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: serious, suspense, stylized, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: redemption, good versus evil, supernatural ability, suicide, devil, immortality, supernatural, angel, superhero, sacrifice, demons, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
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 5.8
 222K
Noah
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: biblical, exciting, captivating, suspense, apocalyptic ...
Plot: religion, survival, apocalypse, redemption, christianity, end of the world, god, natural disaster, adventure, forces of nature, life & death, moral dilemma ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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 7.6
 260K
Seven Pounds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Style: compassionate, emotional, touching, sentimental, sad ...
Plot: self sacrifice, sacrifice, redemption, life & death, life philosophy, hopes, existentialism, fall in love, tragic event, life changing experience, secret, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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There Be Dragons
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, stylized
Plot: redemption, soldier, priest, dying father, love, saint, self discovery, unfulfilled love, betrayal, journalist, jealousy, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
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What Dreams May Come
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, sentimental ...
Plot: afterlife, redemption, family relations, heaven and hell, life & death, love, existentialism, life philosophy, sacrifice, true love, fantasy world, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: battleship
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 6.4
 34K
Before I Fall
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: bad ending, touching, suspense, intense, meditative ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: time loop, death, female protagonist, redemption, teenagers, school, bullying, friendship, dying repeatedly, female friendship, saving a life, unlikely friendships ...
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 6.2
 59K
Redemption
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, romantic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, vengeance, chase, ex military, fight scenes, gangster, crimes, money, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, chinese mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, afghanistan, new orleans
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 8.8
 1.7M
Inception
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: surreal, psychological, suspense, ambiguous ending, futuristic ...
Plot: dreams, alternate reality, teamwork, neo noir, virtual reality, existentialism, redemption, philosophy, hi-tech, memory, heist, psychological manipulation ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, paris france, sydney australia, japan
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The Passion of the Christ
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, epic, bleak, factual, brutal ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, suffering, religion, torture, betrayal, redemption, sacrifice, life philosophy, brutality, death, last supper ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 8.1
 812K
The Sixth Sense
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychology, psychiatrist, mystery, doctors and patients, afterlife, able to see the dead, supernatural, ghost, tragic event, redemption, supernatural ability, police investigation ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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 7.3
 199K
Megamind
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, master villain, anti-hero, mad scientist, uninhibited rivalry, redemption, transformation, reporter, superhuman powers, alter ego, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Water Diviner
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA, Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: family drama, parents and children, missing son, redemption, missing person, culture clash, unlikely friendships, promise, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, death of son, loss of son ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1915
Place: australia, turkey, england, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire
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 5.4
 89K
Gods of Egypt
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, adventure, good versus evil, immortality, afterlife, rescue, redemption, danger, transformation, betrayal, chase, save the day ...
Place: egypt
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The Light Between Oceans
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.
Style: scenic, heartbreaking, touching, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: wanting to have children, kidnapping, moral dilemma, redemption, love, motherhood, husband wife relationship, miscarriage, mother love, infertility, isolation, island ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, year 1918, 1920s
Place: australia
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 6.9
 228K
Vanilla Sky
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: surreal, psychological, enigmatic, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: virtual reality, obsession, surrealism, love, love triangle, disfigurement, mystery, mind game, existentialism, alternate reality, redemption, disfigured face ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.0
 36K
Tooth Fairy
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, inspirational, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, fish out of water, children, hockey player, fairy, adventure, redemption, imaginary, disorder, dreams, transformation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.0
 704K
Sin City
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: surreal, bleak, dark, twists and turns, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, dark hero, gory, comics, justice, social decay, vigilante, brutality, hitman, multiple storylines, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, women, life, life philosophy, female friendship, happiness, happy ending, women in society, illegitimate child, working class, love story, midlife crisis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958, 1950s ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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 7.5
 318K
Cloud Atlas
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: non-linear, philosophical, atmospheric, futuristic, intellectual ...
Plot: destiny, reincarnation, multiple storylines, human nature, life philosophy, existentialism, justice, wisdom of life, human existence, love, karma, sacrifice ...
Time: future, 19th century, 1930s, 30s, 70s ...
Place: hawaii, south korea, seoul
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 6.9
 250K
Liar Liar
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: humorous, funny, sentimental, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: father son relationship, liar, dishonesty, farce, lawyer, parenthood, introspection, family problems, redemption, family relations, wish come true, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
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Exodus: Gods and Kings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, serious ...
Plot: destiny, religion, christianity, god, christian, bible, ancient egypt, jews, redemption, miraculous event, religions or cults, belief in god ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, funny, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, social misfits, disorder, creativity, redemption, imaginary kingdom, magic, greed, kids and family, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s
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 6.2
 118K
Devil
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: devil, mystery, trapped in an elevator, elevator, confined, supernatural, mysterious character, police investigation, stranded, group of strangers, captivity, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 6.6
 17K
The Ledge
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.
Style: sincere, psychological, emotional, tense, talky ...
Plot: moral dilemma, introspection, infidelity, adultery, redemption, life turned upside down, hopes, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, religious fundamentalist, religious fundamentalism, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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 5.4
 36K
The Boss
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, sincere, awful ...
Plot: women, business, quitting a job, mentor, redemption, stereotypes, adaptation, unlikely friendships, betrayal, stupidity, greed, parody ...
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8.7
Black Swan 2010
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dialogue
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catastrophe
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6.2
The Mist 2007
7.2
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runaway
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Catch Me If You Can 2002
8.1
Papillon 1973
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The Crossing 2018
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life philosophy
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The Intouchables 2011
8.5
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8.3
The Island 2006
8.0
Forrest Gump 1994
8.8
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears 1980
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brutality
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Martyrs 2008
7.1
A Serbian Film 2010
5.1
The Hills Have Eyes 2006
6.4
Funny Games 2007
6.5
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8.3
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destiny
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7.3
Cloud Atlas 2012
7.5
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6.7
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8.0
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