Resurrection movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant resurrection movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, scary and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with resurrection, supernatural, danger, back from the dead, death, murder, afterlife, imaginary, vengeance and fantasy world plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as resurrection: The Returned (2012), Transcendence (2014), Resurrection (2014), Second Chance (2016), Replicas (2018), The Returned (2015), Hocus Pocus (1993), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), Jesus (1999), Come Back to Me (2014).

List of resurrection movies

 8.1
 20K
The Returned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the shadow of an enormous hydraulic dam, the lives of the residents of a small French town are changed to their core when hundreds of previously dead relatives all return home on the same day.
Style: mind bending, captivating, atmospheric, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: resurrection, afterlife, small town, accident, teenage life, supernatural, miraculous event, death, haunted by the past, dealing with death, serial killer, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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 6.3
 217K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Plot: technology, artificial intelligence, computers and web, nanotechnology, resurrection, scientist, technology gone awry, chaos, hi-tech, utopia, consciousness, cyberspace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
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 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, touching, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, investigation, back from the dead, supernatural, uncover truth, family relations, miraculous event, surprising revelation, parents and children, haunted by the past, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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 7.5
 12K
Second Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff, whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops, is brought back to life and given a second chance by a pair of young tech scientists, as a 35-year-old with unpredictable near-superhuman abilities.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, futuristic
Plot: resurrection, superhuman, sheriff, genius, reanimation, father son relationship, human experiment, scientist, investigation, friendship, brother sister relationship, secret ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 5.5
 33K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, futuristic, exciting, clever, philosophical ...
Plot: science, resurrection, scientist, cloning, family, family in danger, laboratory, genetics, scientific experiment, consciousness, car accident, biologist ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
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 7.1
 11K
The Returned (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have long been presumed dead, suddenly reappear; their presence creates both positive and negative consequences. As families are reunited, the lives of those who were left behind ...
Style: captivating, mind bending, touching, surreal, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, supernatural, small town, back from the dead, uncover truth, life turned upside down, mystery, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.9
 104K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat, light ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, teenage life, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, supernatural, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1700s, year 1993 ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
TV show
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, biblical, serious, atmospheric, based on the bible ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, god or devil, back from the dead, faith, betrayal, rabbi, execution ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 1930s, 30s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a likely site in the castle of Waldemar Daninsky, who invites the ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, serious, sexy, scary ...
Plot: vampire, resurrection, werewolf, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, woman in danger, reincarnation, human becoming an animal, deadly creature, supernatural ability, supernatural, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 70s, 15th century
Place: europe
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 6.0
 3K
Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he weeps at Joseph’s funeral, throws stones in Lake Galilee when meeting ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic, based on the bible, surprise ending ...
Plot: bible, jesus christ, christianity, resurrection, society, hopes, religions or cults, sin, leadership, jesus, death of protagonist, main character dies ...
Place: palestine
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Come Back to Me (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sarah & Josh are married suburbanites. After a car accident, Sarah suffers blackouts & ends up pregnant though Josh is sterile. As her life spirals she hides a camera in her home & unlocks a horrific secret with far-reaching ...
Style: mysterious, scary, serious, tense
Plot: resurrection, neighbor, hidden camera, woman in danger, memory loss, life turned upside down, supernatural, losing-it hero, nightmare comes true, couples, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
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 5.7
 18K
Son of God (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Style: uplifting, based on the bible, captivating, epic, serious ...
Plot: prophet, jesus christ, religions or cults, chosen one, tragic hero, resurrection, bible, torture, jesus, christianity, idealism, clergy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three elderly distinguished gentlemen are searching for some excitement in their boring borgoueis lives and gets in contact with one of count Dracula's servants. In a nightly ceremony they restore the count back to life. The three men killed ...
Style: gothic, tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: vampire, resurrection, dracula, murder, undead, ceremony, danger, master and servant, vengeance, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, black magic ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
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 3.9
 602
Witchouse (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On Mayday 1998 in the town of Dunwich, Massachusetts, Elizabeth gathers together a group of specially selected friends for a rather odd party. It turns out that she is the descendent of a malevolent witch named Lilith who was burned at the stake ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: evil witch, resurrection, supernatural ability, supernatural, youth, danger, vengeance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deadly, seance, witch ...
Time: 90s
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Rolling Penguin Drum (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A terminally ill girl named Himari Takakura is miraculously saved from death by a strange spirit who resides in a penguin-shaped hat. However, in exchange for extending her life, the spirit tasks Himari's brothers, Kanba and Shōma, to seek out ...
Style: humorous, surreal, twists and turns, captivating, tense ...
Plot: destiny, resurrection, penguins, reincarnation, supernatural, mystery, terminal illness, lifesaver, riddles and clues, family relations, danger, back from the dead ...
Place: japan, asia
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 5.1
 10K
Tamara (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tamara, an unattractive girl who is picked on by her peers, returns after her death as a sexy seductress to enact revenge.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, curses spells and rituals, high school, witchcraft, back from the dead, gory, seduction, slasher, social misfits, supernatural ability, youth, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.3
 15K
Glitch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A police officer and a doctor face an emotionally charged mystery when seven local residents inexplicably return from the dead in peak physical form.
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, resurrection, small town, cemetery, death, nothing goes right, supernatural, new life, life & death, husband wife relationship, fantasy world, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Blithe Spirit (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years.
Style: humorous, romantic, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: resurrection, love, ghost, afterlife, psychic power, ex wife, power of love, supernatural, writer's block, love triangle, love and romance, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century
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Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, investigation, danger, sect, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1982, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, mojave desert
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 6.3
 170K
Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, tense, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: elf, buddy cop, magical, two man army, bodyguard, interracial couple, police, alternate world, resurrection, black magic, urban fantasy, stylized violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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 6.3
 25K
Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in ...
Style: biblical, enigmatic, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, messiah, resurrection, investigation, jesus christ, betrayal, race against time, interrogation, faith, desert, religious ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s, 30s
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, rome italy ...
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Reign of the Supermen (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the wake of The Death of Superman, the world is still mourning the loss of the Man of Steel following his fatal battle with the monster Doomsday. However, no sooner as his body been laid to rest than do four new bearers of the Superman shield ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: superhero, one man army, legacy, resurrection, superman character, cloning, showdown, lex luthor character, wonder woman character, green lantern character, cyborgs, battles ...
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The Misfit of Demon King Academy (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Anos Voldigord was a tyrannical Demon King that eradicated humans, spirits, and even the gods, but became bored of eternal warfare and reincarnated with dreams of a peaceful world. However, what awaited him in reincarnation after 2000 years were ...
Style: visually appealing, enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating
Plot: academy, demon, magic, school life, throne, witch, resurrection, descendant, reincarnation, prophecy, class system, misfit ...
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 7.1
 13K
Gantz:O (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Somewhere in Tokyo, there is a room. In that room is a black sphere. Periodically, people who should otherwise have died are transferred to the room. There, the sphere gives them special suits and weapons, and sends them out on a mission to kill ...
Plot: monster, human versus monster, alien encounter, good versus evil, game, violence, katana, evil alien, back from the dead, teleportation, heroes, giant monster ...
Place: japan, tokyo, osaka japan
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 3.9
 522
Ominous (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michael and Rachel are devastated when their six-year-old son dies in a tragic accident. When a stranger offers to bring the boy back to life, they take the offer. However, the child who returns is not the child they once knew.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: demon, resurrection, boy, stranger, devil, curse, evil spirit, loss of child, danger, human host, curses spells and rituals, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 11K
Chances Are (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, ghost, dysfunctional family, heaven, romance, destiny, unlikely couple, resurrection, fall in love, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, yale university
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Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
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 6.3
 4K
Shatterbrain (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries. The husband is a chemical engineer, and the smells from his experiments (and the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychotronic
Plot: resurrection, private detective, laboratory, disorder, gory, deadly, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, mad scientist, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: 90s
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Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, imaginary, magical, adventure, save the world, witch, chosen one, escapades, ancient, supernatural power ...
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 5.8
 9K
Switch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, inspirational, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, body swapping, womanizer, fish out of water, switching roles, murder, gender, redemption, disorder, love and romance, partners, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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