Movies about life after death

Movies about life after death
List of the best movies about life after death, selected by visitors to our site: Story of Women, Friday After Next, The Wash, Question of Love, The Green Mile, The Circus, Personal Best, The Wolf at the Door, Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds, Cloud Atlas.

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

Story of Women (1988)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotOn real events
PlacePrison, Women's Prison, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

France, World War II. In order to somehow make ends meet, the mother of two children, Marie Latour, does underground abortions and rents a room to a familiar prostitute. She doesn't pay any attention to her husband, who returned from the war because of his injury and lives her own life. Abortions gradually begin to bring a good income, and boredom can be easily dispelled by starting a young lover ...

Friday After Next (2002)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersThieves, Friends, Partners
PlotFriendship, Chase
TimeNew Year

Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track him down.

The Wash (2001)
Markimdb: 4.8
CharactersLosers, Partners
PlotMusic, Friendship, Hip Hop

With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting suds down at the local car wash.

Question of Love (1978)
Markimdb: 6

Architect Dumas dies from a bullet of his own gun in front of his house. The police suspect his young Swedish wife Catherine and her English lover Tom Hastings. After numerous interrogations, in which they entangle themselves in contradictions, they try to flee, but are soon both caught and brought to trial, he in England, she in France. Only when Catherine keeps on proclaiming her innocence, superintendent Corbier finally considers believing her.

The Green Mile (1999)
CharactersBodyguards, Good people, Guards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, False accusations
StyleTo cry, Touching, Heartbreaking, Serious, Long

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

The Circus (1928)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersArtists, Good people
PlotAdventure, Wedding, Love triangle
PlaceCircus, USA
StyleRomantic, Fancy, Touching

Charlie, a wandering tramp, becomes a circus handyman and falls in love with the circus owner's daughter. Unaware of Charlie's affection, the girl falls in love with a handsome young performer. Charlie's versatility makes him star of the show when he substitutes for an ailing tightwire walker. He is discharged from the company when he protects the girl from her father's abuse, but he returns and appeals to the handsome performer to marry the girl. After the wedding the father prevails upon them to rejoin the circus. Charlie is hired again, but he stays behind when the caravan moves on.

Personal Best (1982)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
StyleAction, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Chris Cahill is a young athlete who competes unsuccessfully in the 1976 U.S. Olympic trials. She meets a more experienced lesbian track and field competitor, Tory Skinner, and their friendship evolves into a romantic relationship.

The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography
CountryDenmark, France

Chronicling a period of time in Paul Gauguin's life, this film follows him through his struggles in love and the financial problems caused by the inability to sell his artwork.

Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersGods, Firefighters, Angels
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceCourt, Korea
TimeDark ones
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.

Cloud Atlas (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death, Meaning of life, Fate
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Psychological problems, Beautiful, Philosophical

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

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Astral City: A Spiritual Journey (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, drama
PlotSupernatural, Life after death
StyleAtmospheric, Serious

The selfish Dr. André Luiz dies and awakes in the limbo called "Umbral". After a painful period in the gruesome swamp, he is rescued and brought in a white light to "Nosso Lar" (meaning "Our Home"). He finds a place of harmony, where people live in peace awaiting

R.I.P.D. (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CharactersMonsters, Friends, Partners
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Life after death

A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.

Hereafter (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTwins, Journalists, Clairvoyants, Reporters
PlotSuperpowers, Tsunami, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceEngland, France, London
StyleTo cry, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.

Mama (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryCanada, Spain
PlotSupernatural, Life after death, Mystery, Ghosts, Adoption
StyleAction, Tense, Creepy, Gothic, Serious

Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night.

Pet Sematary (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersZombie, Family, Neighbors, Cats
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death, Birthday
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Creepy, Disturbing

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Werewolf, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural, Pursuit
StyleExciting, Gothic, For men, Disturbing

Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.

The Answers (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, short
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts

Immediately after his death, the victim of a car crash gets answers to every question he's ever had about his life, including the most import one of all - what did it all mean?

Martyrs (2016)
Markimdb: 4
CharactersMonsters, Orphans
PlotInvestigation, Death, Hostage, Weapon, Life after death
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them.

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Demons, Family
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Witchcraft
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Creepy

In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

Black Death (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
CharactersWitch, Knights, Heroes, Priests
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Viruses
PlaceVillage, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Gothic, Serious

As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are charged by the church to investigate. Their journey is filled with danger, but it's upon entering the village that their true horror begins.