Near death experience movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant near death experience movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, serious and exciting films and TV shows about / with near death experience, death, fear, race against time, danger, catastrophe, violence, chase, murder and rescue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as near death experience: Flatliners (2017), Midnight Sun (2018), The Martian (2015), Gravity (2013), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), War of the Worlds (2005), Dark Phoenix (2019), The Sessions (2012), 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015), Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011).

List of near death experience movies

Flatliners (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the ...
Style: serious, surprise ending, disturbing, light, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical experiment, medical student, paranormal, death, near death experience, afterlife, experiment, morgue, paranoia, guilt, haunted by the past, friendship ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2017
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Midnight Sun (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Katie, a 17-year-old, has been sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.
Style: romantic, sincere, sentimental, sweet, touching
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terminal illness, first love, star crossed lovers, true love, best friend, follow your dream, near death experience, life & death, tragic love ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: survival, mars, space travel, nasa, isolation, stranded, astronaut, trapped in space, struggle for survival, alone, rescue, intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, houston texas, north america, usa, beijing china ...
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Gravity (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, outer space, isolation, space station, astronaut, space travel, spacecraft, trapped in space, catastrophe, sole survivor, stranded, space program ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, navy, cold war, underwater, nuclear, nuclear submarine, sea disaster, catastrophe, danger, leadership, race against time, patriotism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, moscow russia
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, humanity in peril, survival, fate of humanity, destruction, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, chicago illinois, south america ...
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Dark Phoenix (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gathered together by Professor Charles Xavier to protect a world that fears and hates them, the X-Men had fought many battles, been on adventures that spanned galaxies, grappled enemies of limitless might, but none of this could prepare them for the ...
Style: comic, exciting, surprise ending, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural ability, mutant, supernatural power, superhero, teleportation, superhero team, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, super villain, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1975, year 1992, 70s
Place: new york, paris france
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The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, sincere, compassionate, humorous, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: male virgin, loss of virginity, sexuality, cat, therapist, priest, doctors, nurse, sexual exploration, life changing experience, unlikely relationship, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, boston
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90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.
Style: christian film, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, church, heaven, near death experience, car accident, husband wife relationship, recovery, prayer, physical disability, dealing with death, handicapped, religious faith ...
Time: year 1989
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Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last great love as handed down to his son from a family ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, based on true events, dramatic ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, addiction, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, drug abuse, near death experience, kgb, actor, drug addiction, songwriter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
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Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, destiny, death, danger, supernatural, psychic, youth, race against time, life & death, freak accident, survival, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Style: scenic, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: interracial romance, survival, mountain, wilderness, black man white woman relationship, snow, crash landing, stranger, animal attack, plane crash, peril, love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: idaho, utah, manhattan new york city, new york, london
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Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cat and mouse, stalker, kidnapping, truck driver, trap, murder, vengeance, psychopath, family relations, siblings relations, deathtrap, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, nebraska, colorado, san diego california, salt lake city utah ...
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The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, neo noir, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: money, gangsters, marijuana, gang, organized crime, crimes, british, tough guy, swearing, drug lord, conspiracy, criminal underworld ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: london, england, united kingdom
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, transformation, battles, chaos, androids and robots, evil alien, military, extraterrestrial, fictional war, good versus evil, man versus machine, cyborgs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, washington d.c., jordan, shanghai china, paris france ...
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Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing cocaine for Lulu. Via lucky ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban ghetto, rise and fall, gang, organized crime, street life, cocaine, profanity, drug dealing, criminal heroes, social decay, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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47 Meters Down (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, ocean, survival horror, diving, diver, killer shark, panic, great white shark, underwater, sibling relationship, sole survivor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
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Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trap, survival, isolation, trapped, escape, maze, captivity, danger, claustrophobia, survival horror, death, mathematics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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Escape from Hell (2000)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Do you believe in life after death? Dr. Eric Robinson wants to believe and experience that infinite love and warmth that near death testimonies claim is on the other side of life. His colleague, Dr. Marissa Holloway, is on a crusade to alleviate the ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, christian film
Plot: near death experience, hell, doctor, christian, christianity, religion, belief in god, faith, experimenting, medical experiment, experiment, human experiment ...
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Project Orpheus (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
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Story: A group of five top medicine students is admitted to a prestigious program. They'll be working for a renowned professor who turns out to have a secret agenda. The students soon discover a extremely dangerous experiment called Project Orpheus
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: human experiment, experiment, near death experience, doctors, medical, medical student, back from the dead, hospital, doctor, medical experiment, experiment gone awry, medicine ...
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2307: Winter's Dream (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 2307, a future soldier is sent on a mission to hunt down the leader of the humanoid rebellion.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: post apocalypse, humanoid, avalanche, near death experience, reluctant hero, future dystopia, cold, humanity in peril, human versus robot, fight, dark future, humanity ...
Time: future, 24th century
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The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, tense, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: shark, survival, trapped, strong female character, animal horror, ocean, killer shark, animal attack, surfing, sea, island, fear ...
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, australia, texas
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The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: dark, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie child, pandemic, distopia, bunker, eaten alive, infection, little girl, military ...
Time: future
Place: london
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Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, escapades, survival, heroic mission, secret laboratory, military, science, battles, space and aliens, save the world, heroes ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
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Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, visually appealing, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, magic, pirate, child protagonist, heroes, adventure, flying, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, mischievous children, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, maze, adventure, survival, young heroes, immunity, danger, confined, imaginary, escape, on the run ...
Time: future
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The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: suburbs, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, friendship, profanity, alien invasion, goofy hero, invasion, disorder, super weapon, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa
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Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: disaster movie, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, chase, race against time, train crash, save the day, determination, danger, partners, helicopter, chases and races, passenger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california
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The Coffin (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Thailand, Singapore
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the Thai custom to cheat death and rid oneself of bad luck, a man who lays in a coffin for an evening subsequently experiences a series of terrifying incidents
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, terminal illness, healing, supernatural power, near death experience, ritual, death of fiance, death, fear, coffin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, medical student, experiment gone awry, suicide, nightmare, hallucination, medical school, medical experiment, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, hallucinations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois
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