Afterlife movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant afterlife movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, touching, weird, suspense, bad ending and psychological films and TV shows about / with afterlife, death, catastrophe, supernatural, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, first contact, life & death and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as afterlife: What Dreams May Come (1998), Hereafter (2010), The Sixth Sense (1999), Always (1989), The Lovely Bones (2009), Chances Are (1989), City of Angels (1998), Stir of Echoes (1999), Heaven Is for Real (2014), Soul Survivors (2001).

List of afterlife movies

What Dreams May Come (1998)
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, philosophical, inspirational, touching, cerebral ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, life philosophy, life & death, redemption, death, metaphysics, true love, destiny, husband wife reunion, heaven, love ...
Time: 90s
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 6.5
 93K
Hereafter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: sad, touching, emotional, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, catastrophe, natural disaster, journalist, supernatural ability, supernatural, destiny, survival, death, forces of nature, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: france, london, san francisco, paris france, usa ...
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 8.2
 990K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
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, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, psychology, death, psychiatrist, plot twist, life & death, boy, psychic power ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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 6.4
 31K
Always (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, intense, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, kids, chick flick, date night
Plot: afterlife, airplane, ghost, aviation, rescue, supernatural, pilot, grief, love, death, guardian angel, romance ...
Place: usa, colorado
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The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: suspense, emotional, surreal, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, rape, pedophile, loss of daughter, death in the family, missing child, loss of child, murder mystery, death of child, loss of family member, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania, delaware
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 6.4
 13K
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, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: afterlife, reincarnation, ghost, older woman younger man relationship, death, romance, destiny, heaven, love, life & death, dysfunctional family, resurrection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., yale university, cleveland ohio
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 6.7
 122K
City of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sincere, sad, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, angel, romance, life & death, fall in love, heaven and hell, supernatural romance, love and romance, love, destiny, life philosophy, love story ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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 6.9
 83K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: psychological, suspense, twist ending, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, supernatural, psychic, paranoia, hypnosis, murder, clairvoyance, supernatural horror, psychic power, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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, inspirational, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, faith, christianity, family, jesus, heaven, religion, god, small town, life & death, happy ending, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, scary, surprise ending, slasher, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, twists and turns, alternate reality, fantasy world, life & death, ghost, multiple storylines, psychology, hallucination, college, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 39K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: psychological, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, mystery, twists and turns, supernatural, romance, supernatural ability, ghost, death, hospital, doctor, dealing with death, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, latin america, chicago illinois, venezuela, colombia
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 219K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love story, love, romance, death, love and romance, life & death, supernatural, supernatural romance, betrayal, psychic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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 5.9
 39K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, psychological, bleak, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, twists and turns, mystery, psychology, supernatural, dealing with death, death, mentor, adaptation, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
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Over Her Dead Body (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his fiancée, Kate, dies in an accident on their wedding day, veterinarian Henry grows depressed. To help him move on, his sister has him visit psychic Ashley and gives her Kate's diary. Ashley uses the journal's details to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: afterlife, love story, ghost, romance, love triangle, opposites attract, psychic, impossible love, haunted by the past, angel, looking for love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to ...
Style: emotional, touching, christian film, serious, spiritual ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven, death, amusement park, self discovery, life is a bitch, redemption, hopes, religious, heaven and hell, elderly, grief ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 54K
Odd Thomas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: afterlife, supernatural ability, psychic, able to see the dead, seeing dead people, mystery, romance, supernatural, a vision, small town, good versus evil, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, las vegas
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 368K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, scary, dark ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, afterlife, twists and turns, mysterious character, nightmare, able to see the dead, uncover truth, spiritualism, isolation, supernatural horror ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, english channel, england
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 88K
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, twist ending ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, supernatural, medical student, experiment gone awry, near death experience, resurrection, manipulation, memory, nightmare, hallucination, medical school ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois
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 5.8
 38K
Passengers (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident -- which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened ...
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, survivor, supernatural, love and romance, love affair, mystery, tragedy, psychology, twists and turns, hidden truth, counselor, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 4.4
 8K
Ghost Dad (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Elliot Hopper is a widower with three children, he is currently working on a deal. It seems like his wife illness was very costly and this deal could put them out of the red. However he gets into a cab that is driven by a maniac, and Elliot crashes ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, death, single father, supernatural, justice, happy ending, laboratory, scientist, parents and children, father daughter relationship, parent child relationship ...
Place: london
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Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: romantic, touching, humorous, melancholic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, death, heaven, destiny, past life, romance, courage, life & death, courtroom, reincarnation, honest, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 67K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gothic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, haunted by the past, investigation, murder, death, teacher, supernatural horror ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london, britain
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 32K
The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: dark, suspense, serious, dark fantasy, atmospheric ...
Plot: devil, afterlife, good versus evil, angel, supernatural, prophecy, god, christianity, vicious, religions or cults, society, insubordination ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, arizona, los angeles
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 7.2
 243K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: love and romance, afterlife, dealing with death, life philosophy, love, life & death, love at first sight, mysterious character, supernatural romance, family relations, lifestyle change, supernatural ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 159K
The Good Place (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person. With the help of her wise afterlife mentor, she's determined to ...
Style: sitcom, captivating, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, karma, ethics, death, paradise, utopia, self sacrifice, deception, hell, female protagonist, heaven, morality ...
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The Lazarus Effect (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Medical researcher Frank, his fiancee Zoe and their team have achieved the impossible: they have found a way to revive the dead. After a successful, but unsanctioned, experiment on a lifeless animal, they are ready to make their work public. ...
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, laboratory, experiment, death, demon, science, inventions and discoveries, disorder, experiment gone awry, paranormal, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 3K
Proof (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, tense, captivating, mystical ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, reincarnation, family problems, mystery, unfulfillment, uncover truth, millionaire, research, death, life after death, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 18K
Haunter (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, time loop, afterlife, supernatural, haunted house, rescue, trapped, youth, murder, coming of age, uncover truth, house ...
Time: contemporary, year 1953, 80s, year 1985, year 1983 ...
Place: california, usa, canada
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 35K
The Discovery (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the near future, due to a breakthrough scientific discovery by Dr. Thomas Harbor, there is now definitive proof of an afterlife. While countless people have chosen suicide to reset their existence, others try to decide what it all means. Among ...
Style: enigmatic, philosophical, macabre, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, life after death, alternate reality, plot twist, dreams, twists and turns, self discovery, science, religion, psychology, life philosophy ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 307K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, surreal, witty, dark fantasy, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, haunted house, supernatural, surrealism, dark humor, goth, possession, teenage girl, attic, dysfunctional family, seance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
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