Movies about angels

List of the best movies about angels selected by visitors to our site: Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days, The Seven Deadly Sins: Prisoners of the Sky, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds, A Dark Song, Exposed, Preacher, Hell & Back, The Night Before, The Cokeville Miracle
In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days (2018)
Mark5 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersAngels, Gods
PlotAdventure, Life after death
PlaceParallel worlds, Korea, Court

Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days follows the journey of 3 Afterlife Guardians and Su-hong as they journey through their 49th trial in order to gain their reincarnations and how the Guardians slowly recover their forgotten memories through Household God in the living world.

The Seven Deadly Sins: Prisoners of the Sky (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CharactersAngels, Demons
PlotFight, Magic

Traveling in search of the rare ingredient, “sky fish” Meliodas and Hawk arrive at a palace that floats above the clouds. The people there are busy preparing a ceremony, meant to protect their home from a ferocious beast that awakens once every 3,000 years. But before the ritual is complete, the Six Knights of Black—a Demon Clan army—removes the seal on the beast, threatening the lives of everyone in the Sky Palace.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Mark5 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CharactersGold miners, Indians, Cowboys, Pianists, Dogs, Horses, Deer, Hunters, Bartenders, Owls, Angels, Singers
PlotBank robbery, Dancing, Weapon, Money, Gambling
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleNetflix, Fancy, Not for everyone, Short Story

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersAngels, Gods
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death, Life after death, Superpowers, Ghosts
PlaceKorea, Court
StyleTense, Disturbing

Having died unexpectedly, firefighter Ja-hong is taken to the afterlife by 3 afterlife guardians. Only when he passes 7 trials over 49 days and proves he was innocent in human life, he’s able to reincarnate, and his 3 afterlife guardians are by his side to defend him in trial.

A Dark Song (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersMothers, Demons, Angels
PlotAbduction, Religious, Revenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, Lake, Country houses
StyleTense, Exciting, Disturbing

A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.

Exposed (2016)
Mark2 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CharactersDetectives, Dogs, Horses, Soldier, Angels
PlotMystery, Investigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Cheating
PlaceUSA, New York

After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.

Preacher (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CharactersGods, Priests, Vampire, Gods, Angels

A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy child born from an angel and a devil, Jesse gives up everything to set the world straight with its creator.

Hell & Back (2015)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon

Two best friends set out to rescue their pal after he's accidentally dragged to hell.

The Night Before (2015)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CharactersFriends, Jews, Thieves, Elves, Angels
PlaceParty, New York, USA
TimeNew Year

In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, family, detective, history
CharactersAngels, Students, Teachers, Sheriffs
PlotInvestigation, Ghosts, On real events

On May 9, 1986, a small ranching community in Wyoming experiences a divine intervention when a couple detonates a bomb inside a crowded classroom.

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Heaven's Lost Property Final – The Movie: Eternally My Master (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, cartoon

Ikaros is an Angeloid and falls out of the sky. Tomoki Sakurai is a boy who believes the most important thing is to live a peaceful life. The two live tougher. Tomoki Sakurai has never seen Ikaros smile. Tomoki Sakurai sees Nymph and Astraea laugh after they got free from the master’s rule. He hopes Ikaros can laugh like an ordinary girl. This movie wraps up the story of Tomoki Sakurai and his relationship with the Angeloid from the sky, Ikaros.

Angels of Everyday (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryCzech Republic
CharactersTeachers, Nuns, Angels
PlotLove, Death, Rivalry, Depression, Pursuit, Cars

Based on a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh, Angels of everyday focuses on a few intimate family members: a recently widowed young doctor Ester; a school canteen cook and her son; a driving instructor, his wife, and their closest relatives.

Winter's Tale (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CharactersThieves, Horses, Angels
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Justice, Superpowers
PlaceNew York
StyleFascinating, Light, To cry, Cute

A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.

Noah (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CharactersGods, Angels
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Adventure, Mystery, Apocalypse, Survival, End of the world
PlaceJungle, Forest, Deserts, Nature
StyleFascinating, Action, Exciting

A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
CharactersMilitary, Demons, Teachers, Angels
PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts
PlaceEngland, Estate
TimeWorld War II
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Gothic, Gloomy

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.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, detective
CountryGermany, Canada
CharactersVampire, Mothers, Fathers, Hunters, Heroes, Teens, Werewolf, Angels, Monsters
PlotMagic, Death, Supernatural, Adventure, Rivalry, Mystery, Superpowers
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting

In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters and enters Downworld, an alternate realm filled with demons, vampires, and a host of other creatures. Clary and her companions must find and protect an ancient cup that holds the key to her mother's future.

The Christmas Candle (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersPriests, Angels
PlaceVillage, England
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at the dawn of the electric age, this centuries old legend may come to an end.

I Am Gabriel (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CharactersAngels, Sheriffs, Reporters
PlaceSmall cities

An unforgiving sun, a parched earth, and a failed economy have left a small Texas town desolate. For ten years Promise, Texas has known nothing but one curse after another. It's barren, broken, and dying, leaving a town full of despair. When a couple finds a boy walking along a dusty road, alone in the middle of nowhere, with nothing but a mat tucked under his arm, they pick him up in hopes of helping him. What they don't realize is that he has come to help them and the residents of Promise. No one knows who he is or where he came from. Some think he's an answer to prayer. Others think he's a runaway or a false prophet. And the only thing this boy will say about himself is that he's here to help. The town's sheriff, Brody, is determined to uncover the truth. But Brody has his own problems trying to hold a dying town together. Miracle after miracle takes place and the residents of Promise embrace the boy... Written by Mike Norris

Sundays at Tiffany's (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersFriends, Angels
PlotLove triangle, Growing up, Wedding
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching

Alyssa Milano, who also serves as producer, stars as Jane Claremont, who, as a young girl, would accompany her mother Vivian (Stockard Channing) to Tiffany’s in New York every Sunday and bring along her imaginary friend, Michael. Now, 20 years later, Jane is a successful businesswoman, set to marry Hugh (Ivan Sergei), her handsome fiancé, until Michael (Eric Winter) suddenly reappears.

Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, cartoon
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Giants, Angels
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Depressive

Fourteen years after Third Impact, Shinji Ikari awakens to a world he does not remember. He hasn't aged. Much of Earth is laid in ruins, NERV has been dismantled, and people who he once protected have turned against him. Befriending the enigmatic Kaworu Nagisa, Shinji continues the fight against the angels and realizes the fighting is far from over, even when it could be against his former allies. The characters' struggles continue amidst the battles against the angels and each other, spiraling down to what could inevitably be the end of the world.

A Caretaker's Tale (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy, Depressive

A custodian in a housing project discovers that a naked, mute woman he found in one of his apartments has miraculous healing powers.

Heaven's Lost Property the Movie: The Angeloid of Clockwork (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.1)
PlotLove, Magic

Sakurai Tomoki goes on a trip to a hot spring, and is soon up to his usual perverted antics. In addition, he's about to receive his first love confession! However, his desire to pass his days peacefully is challenged once again by another Angeloid. Compared with the hostile Angeloids he had encountered in the past, this new Type Zeta Angeloid is by far the most powerful!

Passion Play (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CharactersMusicians, Losers, Angels
PlaceLos Angeles, Deserts
StyleAtmospheric, Touching, Exciting, Soulful, Fancy

An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.

Legion (2010)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CharactersAngels, Heroes, Gods
PlotApocalypse, Supernatural, Survival, Religious, Superpowers
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Action

When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.

What if... (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CharactersFamily, Losers, Angels
StyleTouching, Soulful, Light, Fascinating, To cry

Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him a glimpse into what his life would look like had he followed his calling.

The Big Gay Musical (2009)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CharactersGay, Angels

Paul and Eddie have just begun previews for the new Off-Broadway musical "Adam and Steve - Just the Way God Made 'Em." Their lives strangely mirror the characters they are playing. Paul is looking for the perfect man and Eddie is dealing with how his sexuality and faith can mix.

Journey to Saturn (2008)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CharactersHeroes, Family, Dragons, Angels
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Death
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Prison
StyleExciting, Fancy

A Danish crew of misfits travel to Saturn in search for natural resources. However, the planet is colonized by a ruthless army of Aliens that turn their eye on Earth and invade Denmark. Thus, the crew change their mission to liberate Denmark.

Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CharactersOrphans, Dogs, Dinosaurs, Angels
PlotRevenge, Dancing, Love, Adoption
PlaceIndia, Asia

One day they pray to God for help and he does help them. He sends his most mischievous, childlike, lovable angel to the rescue, with a mission to bring Ranbeer and the kids together. Geeta (Rani Mukerji) comes bicycling down a rainbow… and bursts into Ranbeer's house as the selfproclaimed new nanny. And then starts the roller coaster ride of fun, emotions, magic and love.

Gabriel (2007)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CharactersDemons, Angels
PlotSupernatural, Rivalry, Apocalypse, Adventure, Martial Arts, Fog, Superpowers
StyleDisturbing, Gothic, Tense, For men

Gabriel tells the story of an archangel who fights to bring light back to purgatory - a place where darkness rules - and save the souls of the city's inhabitants.

Death Defying Acts (2007)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
CharactersThieves, Wizards, Monkeys, Angels
PlotDancing, Money, Superpowers
PlaceScotland, Hotels
StyleExciting, Atmospheric

On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.

The Nativity Story (2006)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, family
TimeNew Year

Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in a small village, where they find shelter in a quiet manger and Jesus is born.

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CharactersFriends, Angels, Singers, Cowboys, Musicians
PlotMusic, Radio
StyleTouching, To cry, Fancy, Smart

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court

Fallen (2006)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Angels, Losers
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Superpowers

For high schooler Aaron Corbett, turning 18 means becoming not just a man but a nephilim, too -- half human, half angel, with supernatural abilities.

Angel-A (2005)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersAngels, Gangsters, Gangsters
PlotFate, Loneliness
PlaceFrance, Paris
StylePhilosophical, Fancy, Gloomy

A beautiful and mysterious woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together...but is their meeting purely coincidence?

Constantine (2005)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersAngels, Heroes, Demons
PlotReligious, Supernatural, Investigation, Superpowers
StyleGothic, Disturbing

John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles.

Death Trance (2005)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Samurai, Heroes, Ninja, Priests, Angels, Monsters
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Rivalry, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceJapan, Asia

In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.

Santa's Slay (2005)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSerial killers, Teens, Losers, Angels
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Fate, Obsession, Ghosts
PlaceSmall cities
StyleDisturbing, Fancy

Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an angel, so he became the giver of toys and happiness. But this year the bet is off, and Santa is about to return to his evil ways.

Hawaii, Oslo (2004)
Markimdb: 7
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Norway
CharactersAngels, Singers
PlotLove, Fear, Loneliness
PlacePrison, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleTouching, Depressive

Hawaii, Oslo is the story of a handful of people who cross each other's path without necessarily knowing each other, during the hottest day of the year, in Oslo. We follow Frode and Milla. They are having their first child, who they are told will not live long. We follow Bobbie-Pop, a faded singer who tries to commit suicide. We follow Leon, an institutionalized kleptomaniac who is loking for Åsa, to whom he has a ten year old deal to get married. We meet Leon's brother, Trygve, who fetches Leon at the institution to celebrate his birthday, but who himself has plans to use his leave from prison to run away. And most of all we meet the angel Vidar, Leon's best buddy at the institution, who sees things no one else can see, and who may be able to save everyone - except himself?

Noel (2004)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.2)
CountryUSA, Canada
PlaceNew York, Party
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, Soulful, To cry, Gloomy

Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina Vasquez breaks her engagement with her beloved fiancé Mike due to his suffocating jealousy, but misses him. Mike is stalked by a stranger, bartender Artie Venzuela. The poor Jules arranges to spend Christmas Eve in the hospital, where he spent the best Christmas of his life when he was a teenager. The lives of some of these characters cross with others along the night.

Cowboys & Angels (2004)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Germany, United Kingdom
CharactersGay, Students, Friends, Cowboys, Angels
PlaceIreland, School, Party, College

This story concerns a hapless civil servant who gets more than he bargains for when he moves into an apartment in Limerick with a gay fashion student and becomes a star on the catwalk. A contemporary story embracing the essence of what it is to be young in today's Ireland.

The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersAngels, Terminally ill, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, On real events, Conspiracies, Mystery
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing

Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.

Frailty (2001)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersSerial killers, Sheriffs, Demons, Angels, FBI
StyleAction, Disturbing

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."

Disco Pigs (2001)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersTeens, Friends, Thieves, Twins, Kings, Teachers, Angels
PlotObsession, Death, Dancing, Love
PlaceIreland, Beach

Pig and Runt born on the same day, in the same hospital, moments apart. Twins, all but by bloodline. Inseparable from birth, they are almost telepathic. They are one, needing no one else, inhabiting a delicate, insular and dangerous world where they make their own rules and have their own language. But days before their 17th birthday the balance of their world begins to shift. Pig's sexual awakening and jealousy begins to threaten their private universe.

Down to Earth (2001)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA, Australia, Germany, Canada
CharactersLosers, Angels
PlotSupernatural, Death, Body exchange, Life after death
PlaceNew York

After dying before his time, an aspiring comic gets a second shot at life... by being reincarnated as a wealthy but un-likable businessman.

The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CharactersHeroes, Angels
PlotFate, Supernatural, Rivalry, Life after death, Superpowers
StyleAction, Disturbing

The conclusion to The Prophecy Trilogy. Once again, Christopher Walken returns as the Arch-Angel Gabriel. As the War in Heaven and on Earth rages on, Pyriel, the Angel of Genocide, rises to power, intending to destroy all of mankind. The only one who stands in his way is Danyael, who was born of an Angel and a woman.

Maelström (2000)
Markimdb: 6.9
CharactersFish, Angels
StyleFancy, Gloomy

Bibiane, a wealthy part-time model, questions her seemingly perfect life after she has a traumatic abortion.

The Family Man (2000)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBusinessmen, Friends, Brides, Losers, Angels
PlotLove, Fate
TimeNew Year
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Touching, To cry, Cute

Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.

Dogma (1999)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CharactersAngels, Gods, Nuns, Monsters
StyleExciting, Smart

The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of humankind.

City of Angels (1998)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany, USA
PlotLove, Fate, Life after death
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Cute

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 embarks on a tender but forbidden romance spanning heaven and Earth.

Fallen (1998)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime
CharactersFamily, Serial killers, Angels
PlotSupernatural, Rivalry, Curses, Superpowers
PlacePrison, USA, Court
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.