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 suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic and exciting films and TV shows about / with near death experience, death, danger, flashback, violence, fear, revenge, escape, survival and rescue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as near death experience: Midnight Sun (2018), Flatliners (2017), The Mountain Between Us (2017), The Martian (2015), Gravity (2013), Winchester (2018), X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019), The Sessions (2012), 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015), Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011).

List of near death experience movies

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, touching, sweet
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terminal illness, true love, first love, follow your dream, near death experience, star crossed lovers, best friend, tragic love, teenage girl ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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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: surprise ending, serious, disturbing, light, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical experiment, medical student, paranormal, death, death of child, afterlife, haunted by the past, near death experience, experiment, paranoia, guilt, guilty conscience ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2017
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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, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: interracial romance, survival, wilderness, mountain, snow, crash landing, stranger, black man white woman relationship, near death experience, peril, animal attack, plane crash ...
Time: 2010s
Place: idaho, manhattan new york city, utah, london, new york
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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, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, space travel, mars, isolation, nasa, astronaut, stranded, trapped in space, alone, space and aliens, human spirit, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, houston texas, china, beijing china, pasadena california
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Gravity (2013)
Genre: 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: isolation, survival, outer space, space station, spacecraft, space travel, astronaut, trapped in space, catastrophe, survivor, sole survivor, loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
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Winchester (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Firearm heiress Sarah Winchester is convinced that she is haunted by the souls killed at the hands of the Winchester repeating rifle. After the sudden deaths of her husband and child, she throws herself into the construction of an enormous mansion ...
Style: gothic, enigmatic, disturbing, exciting, based on true events
Plot: haunted house, gothic horror, supernatural horror, mansion, near death experience, widow, old woman, secret door, fictional biography, architecture, curse, vengeful ghost ...
Place: san francisco
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X-Men: 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: exciting, surprise ending, comic, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: telekinesis, mutant, superhero, supernatural ability, supernatural power, superhero team, teleportation, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, super villain, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1975, 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: loss of virginity, male virgin, sexuality, cat, therapist, priest, nurse, sexual exploration, life changing experience, unlikely relationship, misfit, hopes ...
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, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, church, near death experience, recovery, heaven, car accident, husband wife relationship, hospital bed, prayer, truck, praying, driving in the rain ...
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, dramatic, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, addiction, society, life is a bitch, drug abuse, near death experience, kgb, concert, wiretap, on the road, rebellion ...
Time: year 1979, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, soviet union
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Arise from Darkness (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the early events of psychic Lazaro Ruben Torres, clinically declared dead five times. In the process of trying to reconnect with his daughter Lazaro discovers the man who killed her.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: paranormal, ghost, death, near death experience, afterlife, killer, murder, church, religion, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, cheating ...
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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, stylized, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, pirate, magic, heroes, journey, adventure, flying, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, tense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, terminal illness, healing, near death experience, ritual, supernatural power, claustrophobia, death of fiance, fear, coffin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, hallucinations, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: chicago illinois
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Approaching the Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Style: disturbing, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mars, space travel, isolation, spacecraft, astronaut, near death experience, nasa, space mission, outer space, peril, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
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24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: stylized violence, redemption, gunfight, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, near death experience, murder, tragic hero, conspiracy, mercilessness, shooting ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, hong kong, cape town south africa, florida
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The Shades (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Bolivia, USA
Story: Two U.S. ecologists travel to a remote town in South America to investigate what appears to be unnatural decay of the environment. They soon discover the cause is a horrific curse that's been haunting the lands for centuries.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: paranormal investigator, poltergeist, supernatural power, gothic horror, witchcraft, afterlife, demonic possession, medium, evil force, revenge, demon, exorcism ...
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Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, underdog, heroes, sport, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, escapades, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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Love Unto Death (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elisabeth and Simon have been deeply in love for two months when Simon momentarily dies, but comes back to life. Simon does not want any further medical tests, but the couple are forced to grapple with the possibility of his death. They eventually ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, emotional, thought provoking, surreal ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, dealing with death, romance, tragic love, introspection, unfulfillment, death of loved one, resurrection, back from the dead, near death experience, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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Afterwards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Newly divorced lawyer Nathan Del Amico is shaken up after he meets a doctor who claims that he can sense when select people are about to die. Though he doesn't believe the doctor, events in Nathan's life slowly make him think he's not ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: supernatural ability, lawyer, doctor, mysterious character, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, miraculous event, prophecy, crumbling marriage, cheating death, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Heaven Is for Real (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old Colton shares the details of his amazing journey ...
Style: christian film, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, christianity, faith, family, heaven, religions or cults, parents and children, small town, family relations, clergy, supernatural, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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House (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trying to recover from the nearly marriage-breaking stress following the death of their child, Jack (Reynaldo Rosales) and Stephanie (Heidi Dippold) spontaneously take off on a road trip. But when their car breaks down in a remote area, they find ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: survival, confined, psychopath, danger, race against time, deadly, family problems, ultimatum, stranded, murder, husband wife relationship, husband murders wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa
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Jurassic Galaxy (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the near future, a ship of space explorers crash land on an unknown planet. They're soon met with some of their worst fears as they discover the planet is inhabited by monstrous dinosaurs.
Style: breathtaking, futuristic, intense, serious, exciting ...
Plot: dangerous animal, deadly, chase, monster, chaos, survival, fear, danger, team, dinosaur, alarm, adventure ...
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Amphibian Man (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: People living at the seashore town are frightened by reports about the unknown creature called "the sea devil." Nobody knows what it is, but it's really a son of a doctor Salvator. The doctor performed a surgery on his son and now ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underwater, hidden identity, superhuman powers, swimming, social misfits, love and romance, lovers apart, romance, unfulfilled love, tragic love, greed, mermaid ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, interesting, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, twists & turns, gunfight, hitman, cocaine, drugs, crime, drugs/alcohol, boxing, criminal heroes, heroin, stylish ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Blackbird (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terminally ill mother invites her family to their country house for one final gathering, but tensions quickly boil over between her two daughters.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, sentimental, disturbing, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, life & death, family problems, meaning of life, dying man, family relations, health situation, doubts and hesitations, problem solving, dark secret, death of mother, life philosophy ...
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Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, adventure, heroes, prodigy, weapon system, self sacrifice, good versus evil, intelligence, terrorism, millionaire, androids and robots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, usa, middle east, las vegas ...
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The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land, two renegades—Eric the Huntsman, who aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna in Snowwhite and the Huntsman, and his forbidden lover, Sara—set out to stop them.
Style: fairy tale, sentimental, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sorceress, magic, snow white, dark fantasy, magical creature, female warrior, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, evil queen, witch, love, happy ending ...
Place: egypt
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Green Room (2015)
Genre: Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young punk rock band find themselves trapped in a secluded venue after stumbling upon a horrific act of violence.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, bleak, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: skinhead, brutality, murder, punk band, friendship, heroin, survival, killer dog, blood, violence, escape, murder witness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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Insurgent (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: future dystopia, teenage love, fighting the system, female fighter, heroes, post apocalypse, tough girl, good versus evil, danger, rebellion, social misfits, virtual reality ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
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