Hibernation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hibernation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, cult film, weird, exciting, visually appealing and entertaining films and TV shows about / with hibernation, catastrophe, storytelling, adventure, mentor, escapades, dialogue, danger, transformation and disorder plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
hibernation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hibernation: Idiocracy (2006), Passengers (2016), Hibernatus (1969), Alien (1979), Mr. Nobody (2009), Genesis II (1973), Forever Young (1992), Moomin (1990), Over the Hedge (2006), Brother Bear 2 (2006).

List of hibernation movies

Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, absurd, futuristic, humorous, funny ...
Plot: distopia, stupidity, evolution, future dystopia, satire, time travel, society, hibernation, social decay, dimwit, intelligence, brainwashing ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, scenic, dramatic, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: isolation, trapped in space, love story, survival, space travel, love, space station, malfunction, space program, spacecraft, loneliness, destiny ...
Time: future
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Hibernatus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His descendants take care of him: to spare him the cultural ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, ironic, light ...
Plot: time travel, hibernation, fish out of water, family life, misfit, disorder, pretense, society, culture clash, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather, abbey ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: france, greenland
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Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, monster, space travel, space and aliens, female protagonist, deadly creature, spacecraft, evil alien, survival, alien monster, creature, sole survivor ...
Time: future, 22nd century, distant future
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Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, surreal, philosophical, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time, alternate reality, destiny, philosophy, surrealism, utopia, depression, love and romance, butterfly effect, life changing experience, multiple outcomes, quantum physics ...
Time: future, year 1975, 21st century, 20th century
Place: canada
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Genesis II (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, serious, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, failed pilot, suspended animation, cave, nasa, rebellion, shock, revolution, sent to the future, chaos, political unrest ...
Time: near future, future, 70s, 22nd century
Place: arizona, new mexico
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Forever Young (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma. The next thing Daniel knows is that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, rapid aging, love story, romance, suspended animation, coma, aviation, love, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, haunted by the past, aging ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, northern california, california
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Moomin (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, Finland, Netherlands
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: In the remote and mysterious Moomin Valley live the Moomin trolls, gentle and peaceful creatures. Young Moomin and his family experience many strange adventures, both magical and mundane. Based on the children's stories by Tove Jansson.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: troll, magic, adventure, friends, family life, friendship, hibernation, family, family relations, social relations, legends and myths, snake ...
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, sweet, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, adventure, imaginary kingdom, forest, beast, curses spells and rituals, love, good versus evil, young heroes, strong female character, dangerous animal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
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Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, satirical, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, family, squirrel, talking animals, raccoon, cons and scams, fish out of water, leader, friendship, animal that acts human, turtle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
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Brother Bear 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Kenai finds his childhood human friend Nita and the two embark on a journey to burn the amulet he gave to her before he was a bear, much to Koda's dismay.
Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, witty, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: bear, beast, human becoming an animal, friendship, adventurer, native american, forest, adventure, rescue, animal life, village, talking animals ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: alaska
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Frankenstein 90 (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: French cybernetics genius Victor Frankenstein carries on the work of his notorious ancestor and creates a monster, albeit one with a penchant for philosophy, etiquette and occasional bouts of murderous rage. But when the creature develops a hunger ...
Style: parody, psychotronic, urban fantasy, modern day adaptation
Plot: frankenstein, dancing, locked door, running from police, one against many, stealing a car, breaking and entering, police officer, accident, female scientist, killing an animal, secret ...
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Logan's Run (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being 'renewed' in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.
Style: futuristic, apocalyptic, psychotronic, cerebral, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, utopia, cat, robot, totalitarianism, artificial intelligence, biosphere, runaway, end of the world, space opera, chase ...
Time: future, 70s, 23rd century
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa
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Yoga Hosers (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two teenage yoga enthusiasts team up with a legendary man-hunter to battle with an ancient evil presence that is threatening their major party plans.
Style: psychedelic, parody, absurd, surreal, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, yoga, female friendship, death, friendship, prejudice, adventure, sacrifice, teenager, yoga instructor, sister sister relationship, lesbian ...
Time: year 1945, 1930s
Place: canada, new jersey
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Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: macabre, slasher, scary, atmospheric, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, alien, monster, college, supernatural, teenager, survival, parasite, alien invasion, violence, fraternity, undead ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, year 1986
Place: california
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The Amazing Captain Nemo (1978)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Captain Nemo (José Ferrer) is found in suspended animation under the sea and revived by modern-day people in order to battle the King of Atlantis, who is under the control of a fiendish mad scientist (Burgess Meredith).
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, tense, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, ocean, battles, adventurer, exotic island, swimming, disorder, mad scientist, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, cryogenics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 1860s
Place: washington d.c., pacific ocean
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Yogi's First Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are awakened from hibernation and join their friends' Christmas activities while interfering with 2 villians' efforts to ruin the holiday.
Style: christmas special, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, cartoon bear, holiday, save the day, family, best friends, escapades, adventure, animal life, friends, disorder, friendship ...
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Hastrman (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A strange nobleman returning after years abroad to a small Bohemian village in the beginning of 19th century. The nobleman feels closer to animals despite looking like a human.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, enigmatic, folk tale ...
Plot: loneliness, collector, secret, tragic romance, supernatural power, love triangle, fish out of water, mythology, murder, hiding place, mysterious character, priest in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: central europe
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Iceman (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An anthropologist is brought to an arctic base when explorers discover the body of a prehistoric man who has been frozen in a block of ice for 40,000 years. After thawing the body to perform an autopsy, scientists discover to their amazement a real ...
Style: bad ending, harsh, visually appealing, allegory, psychological ...
Plot: survival, caveman, neanderthal, frozen alive, natural disaster, life, unlikely friendships, religion, evolution, childhood, anthropology, redemption ...
Time: prehistoric times, 80s, stone age
Place: california, antarctica
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Mammoth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a hot summer afternoon in the sleepy town of Blackwater Louisiana, a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof of the local Natural History Museum. The meteor is actually a spaceship containing an alien life form which animates ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: museum, save the world, supernatural, adventure, alien encounter, rescue, race against time, dangerous animal, survival, escapades, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: prehistoric times, 21st century, prehistory, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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The Reptile (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harry and Valerie Spalding arrive in the remote Cornish village to an unwelcoming and suspicious population. Harry's brother dies suddenly, bitten by a lethal reptilian bite. They befriend a young woman Anna whose tyrannical father controls her ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, gothic horror, macabre, gothic ...
Plot: monster, creature feature, snake, pagan, exploitation, female monster, metamorphosis, village, last will and testament, inheritance, curse, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: cornwall
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Jack Frost (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In this delightful animated tale, Pardon-me Pete (Buddy Hackett), the official groundhog of Groundhog Day, tells the story of Jack Frost, who falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begs Father Winter to make him human so that she can see ...
Style: christmas special, claymation, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, winter, fall in love, ventriloquist dummy, holiday, escapades, love and romance, adventure, family, buddies, daring rescue, heroes ...
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Without a Paddle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, friendship, adventure, asthma, wilderness, hippie, escapades, disorder, friendship between men, nothing goes right, buddies, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: washington state, oregon, usa, costa rica, mexico
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Within the Rock (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Space miners sent to stop a moon's collision course with the earth discover a hibernating creature that soon revives and starts slaughtering the mining crew.
Style: cult film
Plot: creature feature, monster, alien, alien invasion, alien creature, hibernation, nuclear bomb, waking up, save the world, alien monster, female scientist, doomsday ...
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Space Truckers (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, captivating, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, space and aliens, rescue, space pirate, space travel, adventure, stranded, killer robot, rebellion, nothing goes right, space opera ...
Time: future, 90s
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Sexmission (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two scientists are chosen as guinea pigs for a time experiment: they are placed in hibernation and should be brought back to life after three years. In the meantime, however, the World War III breaks out and life have been wiped out of the surface ...
Style: sexual, sexy, futuristic, sex comedy, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, polish, matriarchy, tribe, society, friendship, friendship between men, sex, blonde, future dystopia, surrealism, satire ...
Time: future, near future, year 1984, 21st century, year 1999 ...
Place: poland
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Ride with the Devil (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ride with the Devil follows four people who are fighting for truth and justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Director Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist, an ...
Style: bloody, realistic, epic, visually appealing, erotic ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, war, romance, slavery, brutality, violence, friendship, revenge, courage, freedom, dark hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: iraq, missouri, texas, germany, kansas ...
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Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, creature, space travel, alien life-form, escape, dark hero, alien, deadly creature, one man army, eclipse, warrior ...
Time: future
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The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the ...
Style: humorous, non-linear, witty, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: puppet, muppets, pig, family, puppetry, rat, talking animals, amnesia, broadway, memory loss, loneliness, honest ...
Time: year 1984, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, pittsburgh, maine ...
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Mr. Klein (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing discrimination because of laws edicted by the French government are ...
Style: art house, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, mistaken identity, art dealer, anti semitism, prostitute, adultery, female nudity, nazi occupation, french resistance, doppelganger, art, mysticism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, vichy, algeria, europe ...
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