Dream Movies

List of the best movies about dreams, selected by visitors to our site: The Shadow Effect, Proxy: A Slender Man Story, Napping Princess, Quiet Comes the Dawn, Ruben Brandt, Collector, Mara, On Body and Soul, Your Name., Don't Go, The Sandman.

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

The Shadow Effect (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CharactersSnipers, Doctors, Scientists, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotDeath, Dreams, Conspiracies, Radio, Cheating
PlaceTrains, Metro, Yachts, Hotels, Laboratory
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.

Proxy: A Slender Man Story (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, short
PlotDreams, Fear

Vince sees things he shouldn't.

Napping Princess (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CharactersKings, Princesses, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Dreams, Dreams
PlaceTrains, Japan, Cemetery
StyleBy manga

Japan, 2020, a few days before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. Although she should be studying for her final exams, Kokone, a schoolgirl who lives in a small town with her widowed father, a mysterious and talented mechanic, falls asleep often, anywhere, anytime, entering, over and over, a dream-world where a squad of fantastic motorized contraptions fights against magic, a world close to reality where she will find out the keys of her true past.

Quiet Comes the Dawn (2019)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersZombie, Widows
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Death
StyleTense, Psychedelic, Serious, Disturbing

Female protagonist’s brother dies under mysterious circumstances. Extremely vivid nightmares begin to haunt her and she decides to turn to the Institute of somnology for help. Along with other patients, they are induced into a «collective lucid dream». But at the dawn, they will awake to a completely different reality that is more horrifying than any nightmare.

Ruben Brandt, Collector (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, cartoon, crime
CharactersThieves, Psychologists, Criminals, Partners
PlotRobbery, Cars, Dreams, Art, Chase
PlaceTrains, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

Psychotherapist Ruben Brandt becomes the most wanted criminal in the world when he and four of his patients steal paintings from the world's most renowned museums and art collections.

Mara (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersDemons, Psychologists, Clairvoyants
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Dreams, Fear
StyleTense, Creepy, Disturbing

Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie. As Kate digs into the mystery of an ancient demon which kills people in their sleep, she experiences the same petrifying symptoms as all previous victims and spirals through a chilling nightmare to save herself and Sophie before she dares fall asleep again.

On Body and Soul (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CharactersBlonde girls, Autistic, Disabled people, Psychologists, Friends
PlotLove, Passion, Dreams, Snow, Dreams
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating

Two introverted people find out by pure chance that they share the same dream every night. They are puzzled, incredulous, a bit frightened. As they hesitantly accept this strange coincidence, they try to recreate in broad daylight what happens in their dream.

Your Name. (2016)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, cartoon, anime
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotLove, Time travel, True love, Friendship, Body exchange
PlaceParallel worlds, School, Caves, Japan
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, To cry, Fascinating, Touching

High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other.

Don't Go (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
CountryRepublic of Ireland
PlotDeath, Dreams, Depression, Dreams

Devastated by his daughter's death in a terrible accident, Ben becomes convinced that he can bring her back through a recurring dream. But is it just a dream? Or is Ben losing his mind?

The Sandman (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
CharactersMonsters, Killers, Blonde girls, Family, Photographers
PlotDreams, Experiments, Telekinesis, Hypnosis, Mystery
StyleTense, Disturbing

A monster from a little girl's nightmares comes to life and attacks anyone who would harm her.

Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, cartoon
CharactersSuperhero, Monsters, Demons
PlotTime travel, Dreams

This All Hallows’ Eve, Nightmare is bent on conquering our waking world by crossing through the Dream Dimension, and converting each dreamer into a monster. Can Dr. Strange, Hulk and the Howling Commandos hold the line and put an end to his nefarious scheme?

The Girl on the Train (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersAlcoholics, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Time travel, Investigation, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Escape Room (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersTeens, Demons, Friends, Actors
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Death, Mystery, Excavations
PlaceDeserts, Castle
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Six friends test their intelligence in a game that takes a dark turn.

Pinocchio (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryItaly, Luxembourg, France, Belgium
CharactersDogs, Thieves, Whale, Family, Foxes
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceSea, School, Italy
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, By books, Fascinating

Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He will call him Pinocchio. Imagine his surprise when he discovers that the puppet moves, as if by magic, and is gifted with a life on its own.

Dark Souls (2010)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryNorway, France
CharactersZombie, Family, Fathers
PlotApocalypse, Revenge, Death, Supernatural
StyleHeavy, Black humor, Serious, Disturbing

A young girl, Johanna, is attacked and seemingly murdered. Her father receives a phone call from the police pronouncing her dead as he sees her walk in the front door of their house. Strange things begin to happen to Johanna; she is disorientated and becomes pale and unresponsive. Similar attacks begin to happen, and Johanna’s father takes it on himself to find out the truth. He embarks on a dark thrill ride of lost memories, conspiracy, and zombie-like symptoms. Finding the mysterious darkness within is the source of the bizarre world he has uncovered.

Corbin Nash (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersVampire, Demons, Heroes
PlotLove, Fight, Friendship, Death, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Gothic

A rogue police detective in search of his parents' killer is murdered and reborn the ultimate killer.

Blue My Mind (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CharactersTeens, Mermaids, Doctors, Psychiatrists, Parents
PlotDepression, Jealousy
PlaceSchool, Party, Beach, Hospitals, USA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

15-year-old Mia faces an overwhelming transformation which puts her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, Mia is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful than she is.

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA, Sweden
CharactersTeachers, Demons, Angels, Military
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Dolls, Pursuit, Ghosts
PlaceEngland, Cemetery, Estate
TimeWorld War II, Dark ones
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Gothic

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

SuperFly (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersGangsters, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Scammers, Bodyguards
PlotDancing, Soccer, Martial Arts, Gambling, Fight
PlaceAircraft, Party, Casino, Night Clubs
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.

Julia's Eyes (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, detective
CharactersDisabled people, Blind, Surgeons
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive

The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister.