Movies about angels

Movies about angels
List of the best movies about angels selected by visitors to our site: It's a Wonderful Life, Legion, Northfork, What if..., Michael, Heaven Can Wait, Constantine, What Dreams May Come, Don't Tempt Me, Dogma.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.

Legion (2010)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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.

Northfork (2003)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

"We are all angels. It is what we do with our wings that separates us." In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a new hydroelectric project.

What if... (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

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.

Michael (1996)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.

Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A new body must be found, and that of a recently-murdered millionaire is chosen. His wife and accountant—the murderers—are confused by this development, as he buys the L.A. Rams in order to once again quarterback them into the Superbowl.

Constantine (2005)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:01

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.

What Dreams May Come (1998)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration01:53

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 small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven.

Don't Tempt Me (2001)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySpain, France, Italy, Mexico
Duration01:52

Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer.

Dogma (1999)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

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.

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Meet Joe Black (1998)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:58

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 Black, Death begins taking part in Parrish's daily agenda and falls in love with the man's daughter. Yet when Black's holiday is over, so is Parrish's life.

Angel-A (2005)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:31

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

City of Angels (1998)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:54

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.

Wings of Desire (1987)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany, West Germany, France
Duration02:10

Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds -- with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk -- that it might be possible for him to take human form.

The Prophecy (1995)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

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.

Passion Play (2011)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

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

Matt's Chance (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

A dark comedic tale about love, revenge, and the fickle nature of human morality.

The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.

Exposed (2016)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

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

Beverly Hills Christmas (2015)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefamily
CountryUSA

With help from a guardian angel, a spoiled rich, very material teenage girl learns that true value is found in assisting others and not in material things.

The Christmas Candle (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40

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.

Support the Girls (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

Lisa Conroy is general manager at a highway-side 'sports bar with curves', Double Whammies. She nurtures and protects her employees fiercely - but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction... Double Whammies sells a big, weird American fantasy, but what happens when reality pokes a bunch of holes in it?

The Night Before (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration03:03

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.

Wildlife (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry — a housewife and a golf pro — in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job (and his sense of purpose) he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves.

Constantine: City of Demons - The Movie (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, cartoon
CountryUSA

A decade after a tragic mistake, family man Chas and occult detective John Constantine set out to cure Chas’s daughter Trish from a mysterious supernatural coma. With the help of the mysterious Nightmare Nurse, the influential Queen of Angels, and brutal Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli, the pair just might have a chance at outsmarting the demon Beroul to save Trish’s soul. In a world of shadows and dark magic, not everything is what it seems, and there’s always a price to pay. The path to redemption is never easy, and if Constantine is to succeed, he must navigate through the dark urban underbelly of Los Angeles, outwit the most cunning spawns of hell, and come face to face with arch-nemesis Nergal – all while battling his own inner demons!

Constantine (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA

A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.

I Am Gabriel (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA

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

Winter's Tale (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

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.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

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.

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, music
CountryUSA

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




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