Movies with a Deep Meaning

List of the best movies with deep meaning, selected by visitors to our site: Mary Magdalene, Fight Club, Palm Springs, Flipped, Welcome to Marwen, An Interview with God, Mid90s, The Platform, The Lobster, Gifted.

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

Mary Magdalene (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersHorses, Strong women
PlotLove, Death, Religious, Betrayal, Freedom
PlaceTomb, Roman Empire
TimeNight
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Deep Meaning

Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world is changing. Mary is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it.

Fight Club (1999)
Mark
Duration02:11
CharactersLosers
PlotFight, Fights without rules, Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Action

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Palm Springs (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
PlotWedding, Treason, Recurring day, Meaning of life, Rest
PlaceCaves
StyleLight, Romantic, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.

Flipped (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Students, Girlfriends
PlotLove, First love, Jealousy
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting, Kind, To cry, Cute, Deep Meaning

When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.

Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersWitch, Spy, Artists, Lawyers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Time machine, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceVillage, Aircraft, Court, Hotels
StyleInteresting, Kind, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

An Interview with God (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersGods, Journalists, Veterans
PlotChess, Relationship, Religious, Depression
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Soulful, Philosophical, Heavy

An up-and-coming journalist finds his world and faith increasingly challenged when he's granted the interview of a lifetime – with someone who claims to be God.

Mid90s (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Teens, Friends, Difficult teens, Single mothers
PlotFight, Money, Friendship, Chase
PlaceGhetto, Party, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for somewhere to belong. He finds it at the Motor Avenue skate shop.

The Platform (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersCannibals
PlotSurvival, Revolution, Recurring day, Cold, Hunger
PlacePrison, Kitchen
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Tense, Gloomy, Disturbing

A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.

The Lobster (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Gifted (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Geniuses, Family, Lawyers
PlotObsession, Friendship, Happiness, Fate, Fear
PlaceSchool, Court
StyleLight, Cute, Inspirational, Deep Meaning, Touching

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Soul (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Family
PlotAdventure, Music, Art, Meaning of life
StyleDisney, For children, Exciting, Soulful, Philosophical

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

The Zero Theorem (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, France
Duration01:46
CharactersHackers, Programmers
PlotVirtual Reality, Loneliness, Computers, Meaning of life, Technology
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Fancy, Psychedelic

A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.

Cloud Atlas (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration02:52
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.

100 Things (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:46
CharactersProgrammers, Jews
PlotLove, Fight, Artificial Intelligence, Money, Investigation
PlaceForest, Party, Germany
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Makes me think, For men

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.

The Truman Show (1998)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
PlotLove, Loneliness, Intrigue, Meaning of life, Mystery
PlaceSea, Islands, Forest
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Philosophical, Deep Meaning

Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows -- including his wife and his best friend -- is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

The Matrix (1999)
Mark
Duration02:16
CharactersHackers, Heroes
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Multi-part, Technology, Freedom
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Mind-altering, Spectacular, Philosophical

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Puzzle (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersFamily, Partners, Housewives
PlotLoneliness, Happiness, Competitions
PlaceParty
StyleInspirational, Deep Meaning, Serious

Agnes is a woman who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but being very, very good at it.

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:40
CharactersProgrammers
PlotTime travel, Virtual Reality, Computer games, Investigation, Computers
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleMind-altering, Atmospheric, Deep Meaning, Cyberpunk, Intellectual

Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel world that's just like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions.

Vivarium (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Canada
CharactersFoster children, Newlyweds
PlotSurvival, Relationship, Mystery, Death, Hostage
StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an otherworldly child.

I Can Only Imagine (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersMusicians, Family, Parents, Singers
PlotOn real events, Religious, Dreams
PlaceTexas
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.




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