Parallel Worlds Drama Movies

List of the best parallel world drama movies selected by visitors to our site: The Frame, Interstellar, Your Name., Another Earth, Mr. Nobody, Possible Worlds, Coherence, Mirage, Trollhunters, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

Two strangers find their lives colliding in an impossible way. Alex is a methodical cargo thief working for a dangerous cartel. Sam is a determined paramedic trying to save the world while running from her past.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49

    Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

    Markimdb: 8.4
    Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, cartoon, anime
    CountryJapan
    Duration01:35

    High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:32

      On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

      Markimdb: 7.8
      Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
      CountryBelgium, Germany, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA
      Duration02:18

        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.

        Markimdb: 6.7
        Genrefantastic, drama, crime, detective
        CountryCanada
        Duration01:33

        The same man lives out several parallel lives in different "worlds" and in different relationships at the same time.

        Markimdb: 7.2
        Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
        CountryUSA, United Kingdom
        Duration01:29

          On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.

          Markimdb: 7.4
          Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
          CountrySpain
          Duration01:47

          During a mysterious thunderstorm, Vera, a young mother, manages to save a life in danger, but her good deed causes a disturbing chain of unexpected consequences.

          Markimdb: 8.5
          Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
          CountryUSA, Mexico
          Duration02:09

          After uncovering a mysterious amulet, an average teen assumes an unlikely destiny and sets out to save two worlds. Created by Guillermo del Toro.

          Markimdb: 8.4
          Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
          CountryUSA, Canada
          Duration02:26

          Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.

          Markimdb: 7.9
          Genrefantasy, drama, family, cartoon, short
          CountryUSA
          Duration00:18

          In a desolate future, one small town has survived because of a large windmill dam that acts as a fan to keep out pollution. The dam's operator, Pig, works tirelessly to keep the sails spinning and protect the town, despite abuse from classmates and an indifferent public. When a new student joins Pig's class, nothing will be the same again.

          Markimdb: 5.3
          Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
          CountryUSA
          Duration02:03

          After moving to a vineyard with her family, a pregnant woman experiences horrifying visions.

          Markimdb: 5.6
          Genrefantasy, drama, family
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:29

          Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year long sabbatical to continue their medieval studies in nearby DC. Her new high school, Avalon High, seems like a typical high school with the stereotypical students: Lance the jock, Jennifer the cheerleader, Marco, the bad boy/desperado, and Will, the senior class president, quarterback, and all around good guy. But not everyone at Avalon High is who they appear to be, not even Ellie herself. Eventually, it becomes apparent that Avalon High is a situation where the ancient Arthurian legend is repeating itself. Will, Jennifer, Lance, Marco, and Mr. Morton all correspond to King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Knight Lancelot, Mordred, and Merlin, respectively.

          Markimdb: 5.4
          Genrefantastic, drama, detective
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:21

          In this mind-bending 'Sci-Fi Noir' a daring physicist folds time to travel into the past, trying to stop a mysterious woman from stealing his invention. But once there, he uncovers a surprising truth about the machine, the woman, and his own fractured reality.

          Markimdb: 4.4
          Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:52

          A woman reeling from the death of her parents becomes attached to an alluring man whose sudden disappearance sends her and her friends into a haunted high-rise to find him.

          Markimdb: 6.8
          Genrethriller, drama, detective
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:35

          Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his parents. As reality starts to contradict fact, Sam spirals into an unstable mental state. Then he finds a clue as to how and when Henry may try to kill himself, and races to try to stop him.

          Markimdb: 7.1
          Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective
          CountrySouth Korea
          Duration01:35

          Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days follows the journey of 3 Afterlife Guardians and Su-hong as they journey through their 49th trial in order to gain their reincarnations and how the Guardians slowly recover their forgotten memories through Household God in the living world.

          Markimdb: 6.2
          Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
          CountryUSA

          In a parallel present, delivery man Ray Tincelli is struggling to support himself and his ailing younger brother. After a series of two-bit hustles and unsuccessful swindles, Ray takes a job in a strange new realm of the gig economy: trekking deep into the forest, pulling cable over miles of terrain to connect large, metal cubes that link together the new quantum trading market. As he gets pulled deeper into the zone, he encounters growing hostility and the threat of robot cablers, and must choose to either help his fellow workers or to get rich and get out.

          Markimdb: 8.8
          Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
          CountryUSA, United Kingdom
          Duration02:28

            Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

            Markimdb: 6.4
            Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:41

            Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices strange parallels between what he reads and what he's experienced. But now he's worried that a fictional murder might materialize.

            Markimdb: 7.5
            Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
            CountryUSA, Canada
            Duration01:38

            Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.

            Markimdb: 7.7
            Genrefantasy, drama, cartoon
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:39

            Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our relationships with others, and the meaning of life.

            Markimdb: 5.8
            Genremelodrama, drama, musical
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            Duration01:58

              Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before shooting begins, he desperately searches for answers and inspiration from his wife, his mistress, his muse, and his mother.

              Markimdb: 6.3
              Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, biography
              CountryUSA
              Duration02:15

              The Grimm brothers Wilhelm and Jacob, known for their literary works in the nineteenth century, have their lives dramatized. In the movie they write a family history for a duke which includes reenactments of three of their stories including "The Dancing Princess," "The Cobbler and the Elves" and "The Singing Bone."

              Markimdb: 6.1
              Genrethriller, drama, detective
              CountryUSA
              Duration02:00

              One year after her husband has passed away, Joanna Burke (Sherilyn Fenn) is plagued by reoccuring nightmares about her daughter Emma.after risking her life to prevent a horrendous accident, Joanna wakes up in the hospital and finds herself in a bizarre parallel world that holds little resemblance to her previous reality. Suddenly, her name is Sarah Randolph, she has a sister Penny ( Rena Sofer), her old friends have vanished and no longer recognize her, and, most shockingly, she no longer has a daughter. Enlisting the help of her smitten doctor (Thomas Gibson), Joanna searches for Emma and for traces of her old life, but she is haunted both by her memories of Emma and by the creeping suspicion that her new identity has a dangerous secret to hide.. Joanna will have to find a way out of this alternative world before someone in it finds out Sarah's disturbing past.

              Markimdb: 6.5
              Genrefantastic, drama, cartoon
              CountryIsrael, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, USA, India
              Duration01:58

              More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, Robin Wright decides to take her final job: preserving her likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount Studios, her digital doppelganger will be controlled by the studio, and will star in any film they want, with no restrictions. In return, she receives healthy compensation so she can care for her ailing son. Twenty years later, under the creative vision of the studio’s head animator, Wright’s double rises to immortal stardom. With her contract expiring, she is invited to speak at Miramount's "Futurological Congress". However, a group of terrorists plot an attack on the convention.

              Markimdb: 4.1
              Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
              CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
              Duration01:48

              Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty diesel engines. Getting more gold dust will require help from Mr. C's slacker cousin, his new friend Lily and her morose grandfather, plus the secret engine.

              Markimdb: 6.8
              Genrefantasy, drama, detective
              CountryThailand, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Malaysia, South Korea, Mexico, USA, Norway
              Duration01:10

              In a hospital, ten soldiers are being treated for a mysterious sleeping sickness. In a story in which dreams can be experienced by others, and in which goddesses can sit casually with mortals, a nurse learns the reason why the patients will never be cured, and forms a telepathic bond with one of them.

              Markimdb: 7.6
              Genrefantastic, action, drama, detective
              CountryUSA
              Duration02:42

                In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so uncover a sinister plot that puts all of humanity in grave danger.

                Markimdb: 6.1
                Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                CountryUSA

                Alex's dreary life is reignited when he meets Rachel, the woman of his dreams. The only thing that stands in the way of their perfect, serendipitous relationship is that Rachel has recently passed away.

                Markimdb: 7.2
                Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
                CountryCanada, USA
                Duration01:30

                Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.

                Markimdb: 6.7
                Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:31

                When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter in a Paris hotel room, to a fateful phone call-an unforgettable portrait of a relationship emerges.

                Markimdb: 7.4
                Genredrama, biography, sport
                CountryUSA
                Duration02:35

                A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.

                Markimdb: 5.3
                Genrecomedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
                CountryGermany, Canada

                A young dragon looking for his own fire must fight against an evil wizard with help of the beautiful ice princess, Lilli.

                Markimdb: 5.8
                Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
                CountryUSA

                A man becomes obsessed with facts and events that have been collectively misremembered by thousands of people. Believing the phenomena to be the symptom of something larger, his obsession eventually leads him to question reality itself.

                Markimdb: 6.9
                Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:47

                Invisible forces exert power over us in our sleep. A mercenary named Ink, on a literal nightmare mission, captures the spirit of 8-year-old Emma in the dream world. To save her, the dream-givers marshal all their resources, focusing on saving the soul of Emma's tragically broken father.

                Markimdb: 7.3
                Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
                CountryFrance, Belgium, Canada, USA

                Three characters living in an unfinished painting venture out into the real world in search of their creator to convince him to finish his work.

                Markimdb: 4.2
                Genrethriller, drama, crime
                CountryIndia
                Duration02:20

                A professor uses the three-card game to prove his probability thesis. He involves some of his students on his research and later realizes it was a big mistake

                Markimdb: 4.9
                Genrefantastic, drama
                CountryAustralia

                A lowly utility worker is called to the future by a mysterious radio signal, he must leave his dying wife to embark on a journey that will force him to face his deepest fears in an attempt to change the fabric of reality and save humankind from its greatest environmental crisis yet.

                Markimdb: 5.8
                Genremelodrama, drama
                CountryCanada, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Japan, USA
                Duration01:47

                Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.

                Markimdb: 4.5
                Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:27

                Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to his own parents within two months. Thus North starts off on a journey around the world to find parents that really care about him.

                Markimdb: 6
                Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
                CountryUnited Kingdom
                Duration01:38

                Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London and the futuristic faith dominated metropolis of Meanwhile City, Franklyn weaves a tale of four souls, whose lives are intertwined by fate, romance and tragedy. As these worlds collide, a single bullet determines the destiny of these four characters.

                Markimdb: 6
                Genrefantasy, drama, family
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:36

                A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.

                Markimdb: 7.8
                Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, cartoon, anime
                CountryJapan
                Duration01:30

                One year after the events of the anime, Rintarou begins to feel the repercussions of extensive time travel, and eventually completely fades from reality. Kurisu, being the only companion to remember him, now must find a way to bring him back.

                Markimdb: 7
                Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, cartoon, anime
                CountryJapan

                The anime's setting is a fictional Japanese city named Sugomori City. One day, Noriko Sonosaki tells her classmate Katsuhira Agata, "You have been selected to be a Kiznaiver." The Kizuna System, which allows Katsuhira to share his wounds, connects him to the classmates whose lives and personalities completely differ from his. The Kizuna System is an incomplete system for the implementation of world peace that connects people through wounds. All those who are connected to this system are called Kiznaivers. When one Kiznaiver is wounded, the system divides and transmits the wound among the other Kiznaivers. Sugomori City is built on reclaimed land, but as the years go by, the city's population is decreasing. The story is set in this town where Katsuhira and the others live.

                Markimdb: 6.8
                Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
                CountryLuxembourg
                Duration01:28

                One fine morning, Benno finds sand in his bed. While he tries to ignore this at first, he soon must realize that he himself is loosing the sand.

                Markimdb: 4.8
                Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:39

                A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

                Markimdb: 6.9
                Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:17

                Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have seemingly anything they want. Taking advantage of this unique opportunity is the first challenge they face. Dealing with the consequences is the next.

                Markimdb: 7.5
                Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
                CountryUSA
                Duration02:04

                Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's modern attitude disrupts Pleasantville's peaceful but boring routine, she literally brings color into its life.

                Markimdb: 7.2
                Genredrama, adventure, cartoon, anime
                CountryJapan
                Duration01:56

                The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster and saved mysterious boy named Shun. However, Shun disappears and Asuna embarks on a journey of adventure to the land of Agartha with her teacher Mr. Morisaki to meet a Shun again. Through her journey she comes to know the cruelty and beauty of the world, as well as loss.




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