Conscious Movies

List of the best consciousness movies selected by visitors to our site: Archive, The Matrix, World of Tomorrow, Chappie, Travelers, Strange Invaders, Ex Machina, Loving Vincent, The Red Turtle, 20.000 Days on Earth.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Archive (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Robots, Heroes, Scientists, Androids
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Relationship, Obsession, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Serious, Expanding consciousness, Disturbing

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

The Matrix (1999)
Duration02:16
CharactersHackers, Heroes
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Multi-part, Technology, Freedom
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Mind-altering, Spectacular, Philosophical

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

World of Tomorrow (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
CharactersRobots, Immortals
PlotTime travel, Virtual Reality, Obsession, Loneliness, Death
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Black humor, Psychedelic, Makes me think

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Chappie (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration02:17
CharactersRobots, Gangsters, Scientists, Cyborgs, Punks
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Consciousness
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fancy, Touching, Cyberpunk, Serious

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

Travelers (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:50
PlotTime travel, Time travel, Artificial Intelligence, Time machine, Consciousness
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Disturbing

Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers" assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly working as teams to perform missions in order to save humanity from a terrible future.

Strange Invaders (1983)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotUFO, Alien invasion, Telekinesis, Mystery, Consciousness
PlaceSpace, Small cities, New York
StyleTense, Fancy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he goes to where she grew up--a rural town in the midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don't believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens.

Ex Machina (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:48
CharactersRobots, Geniuses, Androids
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Cheating, Consciousness
StyleExpanding consciousness

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Loving Vincent (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, cartoon, crime, biography
CountryPoland, United Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Duration02:17
CharactersGeniuses, Snake, Artists, Friends, Fathers
PlotLove, On real events, Fight, Money, Investigation
PlaceVillage, Trains, Paris, London
Time19th century, Summer
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant paintings are his passionate and ill-fated life and mysterious death.

The Red Turtle (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium, Japan
Duration01:44
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, Tsunami, Relationship
PlaceSea, Islands, Nature, Ocean, Uninhabited island
StyleAtmospheric, Makes me think, Depressive

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

20.000 Days on Earth (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, documentary, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersWriters
PlotMusic
PlaceEngland
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Vital signs

A semi-fictionalized documentary about a day in the life of Australian musician Nick Cave's persona.

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Circle (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
CharactersDemons, Strangers
PlotSurvival, Survival, UFO, Experiments, Abduction
PlaceSchool, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense

Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.

Split (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Psychologists, Captives, Psychiatrists
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Superpowers, Split personality, Pursuit
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Creepy, Disturbing

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him — as well as everyone around him — as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersStrong women, Friends, Presidential
PlotLove, Survival, Dancing, Fight, Revolution
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

The End of the Tour (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Artists, Students, Writers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Virtual Reality, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleSoulful, By books, Philosophical, Makes me think, Serious

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'

I Origins (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists, Inventors
PlotLove, Loneliness, Death, Pursuit, Religious
PlaceIndia, USA, New York
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Makes me think

I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and and spiritual beliefs. Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.

Oceans Rising (2017)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Weapon, Fate
PlaceSea
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A scientist readies a boat after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. However, after the disasters reach a peak level of destruction those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, as he and other refugees look to save the world and stop the disaster using the two Supercolliders on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Nightcrawler (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersJournalists, Losers
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Mental disorders, Depression, Cheating
PlaceLondon, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Blackhat (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersHackers, Terrorists, Special agents, FBI
PlotComputers, Chase, Technology, Conspiracies
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.

War (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller
CountryIndia
CharactersSpy, Special agents
PlotLove, War, Karate, Motorcycles, Investigation
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Khalid, is entrusted with the task of eliminating Kabir, a former soldier turned rogue, as he engages in an epic battle with his mentor who had taught him everything.

Killjoys (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryCanada
Duration00:58
CharactersHunters
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Dark ones
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating

An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.




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