Movies about fate

List of the best movies about fate, selected by visitors to our site: The Butterfly Effect, Life Itself, Time Freak, Serendipity, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Devil's Advocate, Gattaca, The Lion King, The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift, Mr. Sunshine.

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The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersDoctors
PlotTime travel, Fate, Meaning of life, Supernatural, Death, Jealousy, Love, Superpowers, Consciousness
PlaceHostel
StyleWorth watching, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Philosophical, Expanding consciousness, Mind-altering

A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected consequences.

Life Itself (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs, Orphans, Singers, Terminally ill, Writers
PlotLove, Relationship, Fate, Dancing, Love triangle, Weapon, Jealousy
PlaceCollege
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching, For single girls

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Time Freak (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersGeniuses, Teens
PlotLove, Time machine, Relationship, Time travel, Fate, Cars
StyleLight, Cute

Stillman, a heartbroken physics student, builds a time machine when his girlfriend breaks up with him. Going back in time, he attempts to save their relationship by fixing every mistake he made—while dragging his best friend along in the process.

Serendipity (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersWizards, Friends
PlotLove, Love at first sight, Fate, Relationship, Adventure
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, To cry, Cute, Smart

Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDoctors
PlotLove, Love at first sight, Depression, Lost memory, Happiness, Fate, Time travel, Jealousy, Dreams
PlaceTrains, Office, USA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Fascinating, To cry, Fancy, Smart, Gloomy, Mind-altering

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24
CharactersLawyers, Demons, Killers
PlotFate, Love, Supernatural, Success, Superpowers
PlaceNew York, Prison, Office, Hospitals, USA, Court
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Unexpected ending, Smart

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

Gattaca (1997)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersJanitors, Astronauts
PlotDreams, Success, Fate, Uprising, Cheating
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Disturbing, Unexpected ending, Philosophical, Dystopian

Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.

The Lion King (2019)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersAnimals, Lions, Family, Kings
PlotSurvival, Fate, Adventure, Rivalry, Dancing
PlaceJungle
StyleDisney, For children, Action, Touching, Unexpected ending

Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryDenmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Iceland, Sweden
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Magic, Investigation, Fate, Death
StyleExciting, Atmospheric

The Shamer's Daughter, Dina, with the magical power of compelling people to admit their most secret shame, must save her family with her newly found father. But he is a Blackmaster, with the power to make people see and believe things that aren't true, so Dina must deal with having inherited this horrible power, while forging a relationship with a father she fears and mistrusts.

Mr. Sunshine (2018)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:25
CharactersSoldier
PlotRelationship, Love triangle, Fate, Survival
PlaceKorea
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Patriotic

Based in Shinmiyangyo, or the U.S. expedition to Korea in the late 19th century, Mr. Sunshine tells the story of a Korean boy born into a family of a house servant running away to board an American warship, later to return to his homeland as a U.S. marine officer. He ironically falls in love with an aristocrat’s daughter and discovers the dark scheme to colonize the country that he once ran away from.

Leto (2018)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryRussia
Duration02:20
PlotFate, Love triangle
PlaceRussia, Trains, Party, Beach
StyleAtmospheric, Inspirational, Light

Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they will change the destiny of rock’n’roll in the Soviet Union.

When We First Met (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:14
CharactersPhotographers
PlotLove, Time machine, Time travel, Date, Fate, Rivalry, Love triangle
TimeHalloween
StyleNetflix, Fascinating, To cry

Noah spends the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams Avery but gets relegated to the friend zone. He spends the next three years wondering what went wrong - until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and alter that night, and his fate, over and over again.

Destination Wedding (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
PlotWedding, Date, Relationship, Fate, Loneliness

Frank and Lindsay—two emotionally-broken strangers—meet on the way to a destination wedding. Over the course of the weekend and against all odds, they find themselves drawn together even though they are initially repulsed by one another.

Eva (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrethriller
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:11
CharactersWriters
PlotSeduction, Money, Fate, Loneliness, Cars

A playwright encounters a mysterious woman when he takes shelter in a chalet during a violent snowstorm.

The Place (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryItaly
Duration01:37
PlotMystery, Mystery, Mystery, Fate, Death
PlaceItaly
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think, Fascinating, Depressive, Disturbing

The fates of an apparently random group of strangers who each come into contact with a mysterious figure who they believe possesses the power to grant any wish, in return for which they must carry out a task he assigns them.

A Ghost Story (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersPianists, Single mothers, Singers
PlotGhosts, Fate, Death, Dancing, Money, Computers, Bulimia, Loneliness
PlaceParty
TimeFuture
StyleTouching, Philosophical

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

Moonlight in Vermont (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:35
CharactersFriends, Fathers
PlotRevenge, Fate
PlaceUSA

After fast-paced New York City high-end real estate broker Fiona Rangely (Lacey Chabert) gets dumped by her boyfriend, she escapes to her family’s quaint Vermont Inn for a few days to slow down and evaluate her life. When her ex-boyfriend Nate shows up at the Inn with a brand new girlfriend, Fiona quickly devises a plan to win him back: pretend the handsome and very laid- back head chef Derek (Carlo Marks) is her new boyfriend! Much to the surprise of Derek --and to Fiona herself-- in pretending to be in love, she realizes that she’s been thrown a curveball: sometimes the best things in life are worth the wait.

Lifeline (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Fate, Investigation
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Tense

Lifeline, set in the not-too-distant future, is a half hour series about a little known life insurance company that sends its agents forward 33 days in time to prevent the accidental deaths of its clients. The company’s best agent, Conner Hooks (Gilford), has never missed a save – until he takes on the most personal case of his life. When sixteen-year-old Norah (Park) is orphaned on his watch, Conner pledges to protect her, even if that means putting his career at Lifeline – or his own life – in jeopardy.

The Boy Downstairs (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersWriters
PlotTime travel, Love, Relationship, Fate
PlaceEngland, New York, London, USA

A young woman is forced to reflect on her first relationship when she inadvertently moves into her ex boyfriend's apartment building.

Pottersville (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersBusinessmen, Yeti, Family
PlotFate

Maynard, a beloved local businessman is mistaken for the legendary Bigfoot during an inebriated romp through town in a makeshift gorilla costume. The sightings set off an international Bigfoot media spectacle and a windfall of tourism dollars for a simple American town hit by hard times. When Brock Masterson, reality TV’s “Monster Hunter,” arrives to hunt the beast, Maynard agonizes over whether to come clean, destroying the rebirth of his beloved town, or perpetuate the inadvertent hoax.




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