Movies with a Deep Meaning

List of the best movies with deep meaning, selected by visitors to our site: The Platform, Vivarium, Mary Magdalene, Christopher Robin, I Can Only Imagine, Zoe, Mid90s, 100 Things, Puzzle, Welcome to Marwen.

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

The Platform (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountrySpain
PlotSurvival, Revolution
PlacePrison
StyleDeep Meaning, Philosophical, Gloomy

    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.

    Vivarium (2019)
    Markimdb: 5.8
    Genrefantastic, drama
    CountryRepublic of Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Canada
    PlotMystery, Survival, Relationship
    StyleDeep Meaning, Philosophical

      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.

      Mary Magdalene (2018)
      Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.9)
      Genredrama
      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
      Duration02:09
      CharactersStrong women, Horses
      PlotReligious, Love, Death, Betrayal, Uprising
      PlaceRoman Empire
      TimeNight
      StyleDeep Meaning, Soulful, Fascinating

        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.

        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.

          I Can Only Imagine (2018)
          Mark6 (imdb: 7.3)
          Genredrama, music, biography
          CountryUSA
          Duration02:22
          CharactersMusicians, Singers, Parents, Family
          PlotDreams, Religious, On real events
          StyleInspirational, Soulful, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Touching, 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.

            Zoe (2018)
            Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.1)
            Genrefantastic, melodrama
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:21
            CharactersRobots, Scientists
            PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, Relationship, Technology, Cheating, Loneliness
            PlaceLake
            TimeFuture
            StyleDeep Meaning, Makes me think, Touching, Fascinating, For men

              Two colleagues at a revolutionary research lab design technology to improve and perfect romantic relationships. As their work progresses, their discoveries become more profound.

              Mid90s (2018)
              Mark6.2 (imdb: 7.4)
              Genrecomedy, drama
              CountryUSA
              Duration01:25
              CharactersTeens, Difficult teens, Friends, Single mothers
              PlotMoney, Chase
              PlaceGhetto, Party, Los Angeles
              StyleDeep Meaning, Makes me think, Light

                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.

                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.

                  Puzzle (2018)
                  Mark3 (imdb: 6.7)
                  Genredrama
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration02:20
                  CharactersFamily, Housewives
                  PlotHappiness
                  PlaceParty
                  StyleDeep Meaning

                    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.

                    Welcome to Marwen (2018)
                    Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
                    Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, biography
                    CountryJapan, USA
                    Duration01:55
                    CharactersArtists, Witch, Lawyers, Photographers, Spy, Revived toys
                    PlotOn real events, Lost memory, Dancing, Weapon, Divorce, Time machine, Mental disorders, Loneliness
                    PlaceAircraft, Village, Hotels, Court
                    StyleInspirational, Kind, Soulful, Interesting, Deep Meaning, To cry, Worth watching

                      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)
                      Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
                      Genredrama, detective
                      CountryUSA
                      Duration01:36
                      CharactersJournalists, Gods
                      PlotRelationship, Religious, Depression
                      StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Soulful, Makes me think, 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.

                        Gifted (2017)
                        Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.6)
                        Genredrama
                        CountryUSA
                        Duration02:27
                        CharactersGeniuses, Childrens, Parents, Family, Cats, Lawyers, Teachers
                        PlotFate, Obsession, Fear
                        PlaceSchool, Court
                        StyleDeep Meaning, Light, Cute, Inspirational, Touching

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

                          The Lobster (2015)
                          Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.2)
                          Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
                          CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
                          Duration01:36
                          CharactersBlind
                          PlotLove, Relationship, Loneliness, Death, Emotions
                          PlaceForest, Hotels
                          TimeFuture
                          StyleSmart, Dystopian, Deep Meaning, Philosophical, Gloomy

                            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.

                            The Zero Theorem (2013)
                            Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
                            Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
                            CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, France
                            Duration01:46
                            CharactersProgrammers, Hackers
                            PlotVirtual Reality, Technology, Computers, Meaning of life, Loneliness
                            TimeFuture
                            StyleFancy, Not for everyone, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Fascinating, Makes me think

                              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)
                              Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
                              Genrefantastic, drama
                              CountryUSA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore
                              Duration02:52
                              PlotLife after death, Uprising, Freedom, Meaning of life, Death, Fate, Supernatural
                              TimeFuture
                              StyleExciting, Philosophical, Worth watching, Long, Interesting, Deep Meaning, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think, Fancy

                                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.

                                Flipped (2010)
                                Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
                                Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                                CountryUSA
                                Duration01:30
                                CharactersTeens, Students, Girlfriends
                                PlotLove, First love, Jealousy
                                PlaceSchool
                                StyleBright, Vivid, Kind, Cute, Deep Meaning, Worth watching, Touching, Exciting, To cry

                                  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.

                                  Mr. Nobody (2009)
                                  Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
                                  Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
                                  CountryBelgium, Germany, Canada, France
                                  Duration02:18
                                  CharactersOld man
                                  PlotTime travel, Meaning of life, Consciousness, Growing up, Mystery, Mystery, Fate, Death, Divorce, Depression
                                  PlaceMars, Parallel worlds
                                  TimeFuture
                                  StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Fancy, Makes me think

                                    Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.

                                    Yes Man (2008)
                                    Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
                                    Genrecomedy
                                    CountryUSA, Australia
                                    Duration01:44
                                    CharactersPolice, Friends, Girlfriends
                                    PlotHappiness, Love, Success, Depression, Money, Adventure, Fate
                                    PlaceHospitals, USA, Party
                                    StyleLight, For men, For relax, For a cozy evening, Uplifting, Soulful, Interesting, Inspirational, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning, Fancy

                                      Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.

                                      The Five People You Meet In Heaven (2004)
                                      Markimdb: 7.3
                                      Genrefantasy, drama
                                      CountryUSA
                                      Duration03:00
                                      CharactersOld man, Lifeguards, Good people
                                      PlotMeaning of life, Life after death, Fate
                                      PlaceRides
                                      TimeWorld War II
                                      StyleDeep Meaning, Kind, Bright

                                        On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to his corporeal existence who help him understand the meaning of his life.

                                        Fight Club (1999)
                                        Mark9 (imdb: 8.8)
                                        Genrethriller, drama, crime
                                        CountryUSA, Germany
                                        Duration02:11
                                        CharactersLosers
                                        PlotSplit personality, Fights without rules, Fight, Consciousness, Obsession, Loneliness
                                        StyleWorth watching, By books, Interesting, Unexpected ending, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning, Philosophical, For men, Depressive, Atmospheric, Action, Makes me think, Fancy

                                          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.

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