Movies that make you think

List of the best movies that make you think about the meaning of life: The Invader, Christopher Robin, Irreplaceable You, Little Forest, I Am Mother, Then Came You, 100 Things, Forrest Gump, K-PAX, Animal World.

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

The Invader (2011)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama
CountryBelgium
Duration01:35
StyleMakes me think

An African immigrant living illegally in Belgium is desperate to find his own sense of belonging.

Christopher Robin (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersRevived toys, Family, Bears, Tigers, Dogs, Students, Teachers, Owls
PlotHappiness
PlaceTrains, Party
StyleCute, Touching, Disney, Makes me think, By books, Deep Meaning, Soulful

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.

Irreplaceable You (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersFriends, Terminally ill
PlotCancer, Love
StyleNetflix, Makes me think, Touching, Soulful, Fascinating, To cry, Worth watching

A couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death do them apart.

Little Forest (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:12
CharactersLosers, Dogs
PlotTravel, Snow
PlaceVillage, Nature
TimeSummer, Winter
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think, Soulful, Touching

A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.

I Am Mother (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration02:14
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Dogs
PlotSurvival, Artificial Intelligence, Mystery, End of the world, Apocalypse, Technology, Cheating
PlaceBeach
TimePost apocalypse
StylePhilosophical, For personal development, Makes me think, Worth watching, Atmospheric, Interesting, For a group of friends, Netflix, Womens in main roles, Unexpected ending, Depressive, Tense

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

Then Came You (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersTerminally ill, Losers
PlotHappiness, Fulfillment of desires
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Cute, Makes me think, Touching, Fascinating

An American hypochondriac who is working as a baggage handler is forced to confront his fears when a British teenager with a terminal illness enlists him to help her carry out her eccentric bucket list.

100 Things (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:46
PlotMoney, Love, Happiness
PlaceGermany
StyleMakes me think, Deep Meaning, Fascinating, For men, Inspirational

Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. A story about contemporary materialism and the quest for the truely important things in life.

Forrest Gump (1994)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersGood people, Friends, Soldier, Losers
PlotAdventure, Happiness, Love, War, Sports, Chase, Competitions, Fate, Travel
PlaceChina, New York, USA
StyleWorth watching, Kind, Vivid, Bright, Makes me think, Touching, Soulful, To cry, Interesting

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes him. 'Forrest Gump' is the story of a man who rose above his challenges, and who proved that determination, courage, and love are more important than ability.

K-PAX (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotInvestigation
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, USA
StyleMakes me think, Atmospheric, Touching, Unexpected ending

Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

Animal World (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryChina
Duration01:26
CharactersMathematicians, Geniuses, Friends, Superhero, Girlfriends
PlotSurvival, Cheating, Money, Betrayal, Supernatural, Abduction
PlaceShips
StyleFancy, Makes me think, Disturbing, Heavy, Depressive

Drifting aimlessly through life, Kaisi (Li Yi Feng) has racked up debts of several million having borrowed money from his friends. Lured with the promise of writing it all off, Kaisi leaves his ailing mother and childhood sweetheart Qing (Zhou Dongyu) to board the ship Destiny and attend a gambling party controlled by the mysterious Anderson (Michael Douglas). All players join the game with stars. For each game they lose, their opponent captures a star. Everyone is holding daggers behind their backs plotting dirty means by which to overcome their opponents. The game quickly deteriorates into a slaughter and Kaisi must battle save his own skin…

Catch-22 (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSoldier, Pilots
PlotWar, Rivalry, Death, Chase
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Makes me think, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Pianosa Island, Italy, World War II. Bombardier John Yossarian tries to fulfill his duty, maintain sanity and return home as soon as possible, but incompetence and bureaucracy constantly stand in his way.

The Professor and the Madman (2019)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, detective, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland
Duration02:04
CharactersGeniuses, Criminals, Scientists
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think, For men

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Five Feet Apart (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill, Disabled people, Surgeons
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Snow, Computers, Fate
PlaceHospitals, Party
StyleMakes me think

Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control -- all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness.

Luce (2019)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Sisters
PlotPolitical, Parenting, Adoption, Computers, Internet, Mental disorders
PlaceSchool, USA, Party
StyleMakes me think, Tense

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

Saving Leningrad (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:32
PlotWar, Survival, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleExciting, Makes me think, Tense, Disturbing

September 1941. In a turn of events young lovebirds Kostya and Nastya find themselves on board of a barge that will evacuate people from sieged Leningrad. At night the barge gets into the storm. When it starts sinking, enemy planes - but not rescuers - are the first to arrive at the scene.

The Room (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration02:03
CharactersFamily
PlotSupernatural
PlaceFrance
StyleUnexpected ending, Makes me think, For men, Heavy

Kate and Matt discover that a part of their house can grant wishes. In the wake of several miscarriages, what they want most is a child.

The Sun Is Also a Star (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
PlotLove
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Makes me think

Two young New Yorkers begin to fall in love over the course of a single day, as a series of potentially life-altering meetings loom over their heads - hers concerning her family’s deportation to Jamaica, and his concerning an education at Dartmouth.

We Die Young (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genredrama
CountryBulgaria, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersVeterans, Criminals, Dogs
PlotMotorcycles, Money
StyleMakes me think, Heavy, Depressive, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Lucas, a 14-year-old boy inducted into the gang life in Washington D.C., is determined that his 10-year-old brother won't follow the same path. When an Afghanistan war veteran comes into the neighborhood, an opportunity arises.

Sanju (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryIndia
Duration03:04
CharactersActors, Criminals
PlaceIndia
StyleMakes me think

Sanju explores some of the most crucial chapters from movie star Sanjay Dutt’s dramatic and controversial real life. It gives a lowdown on his tryst with drugs and his trials and tribulations in the Arms Acts case and the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersJews, Police, Partners, Students
PlotInvestigation, Sects, Weapon, Dancing, Political, Freedom, On real events
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleOscars, Makes me think, Heavy, Fascinating

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.




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