20 Movies Like Past Lives

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Interstellar

Interstellar
Interstellar
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 169 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 44 wins & 148 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada
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Interstellar is a science fiction film that follows a group of astronauts who embark on a space mission to find a new habitable planet for humanity, as Earth faces a global food crisis and is on the brink of collapse. As they navigate through wormholes and encounter time dilation, they must confront the limits of human existence and make sacrifices for the survival of the human race.

The Matrix

The Matrix
The Matrix
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 42 wins & 52 nominations total
Writer: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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“The Matrix” is a science fiction film that explores a dystopian future where humans are unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality created by intelligent machines. A group of rebels, led by a man named Neo, fight to free humanity from this virtual prison and awaken them to the true nature of their existence.

Inception

Inception
Inception
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 159 wins & 220 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page
Language: English, Japanese, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Inception is a science fiction thriller film that follows a skilled thief who enters people’s dreams to steal information. However, he is hired to perform the opposite task of planting an idea in someone’s mind, leading to a complex and mind-bending adventure.”

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 73 wins & 111 nominations total
Writer: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth
Actors: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is a science fiction romantic drama about a couple who undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories after a painful breakup, but eventually rediscover their love for each other. The film explores the complexities of love, memory, and the consequences of trying to erase painful experiences.

Source Code

Source Code
Source Code
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Ben Ripley
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, France, Germany
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“Source Code” is a sci-fi thriller about a soldier who is sent back in time repeatedly to relive the last eight minutes of a commuter’s life in order to find a bomb on a train and prevent a terrorist attack. As he uncovers the truth, he must also grapple with his own identity and the ethical implications of altering the past.

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress
Actors: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Butterfly Effect” is a 2004 science fiction thriller film about a man who discovers he can travel back in time and alter his past, resulting in unforeseen and catastrophic consequences in the present. As he tries to fix the mistakes of his past, he realizes that even the smallest changes can have significant and life-altering effects.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Richard Kelly
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
Language: English
Country: United States
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Donnie Darko is a psychological science fiction film about a troubled teenager who is plagued by visions of a giant, ominous rabbit named Frank, and is compelled to uncover the mysteries of time travel and destiny. As he navigates through alternate realities, Donnie explores themes of existentialism, mental illness, and the blurred lines between reality and imagination.

The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau
The Adjustment Bureau
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 9 nominations
Writer: George Nolfi, Philip K. Dick
Actors: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Lisa Thoreson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Adjustment Bureau” is a sci-fi thriller that follows the story of a politician who discovers the existence of a secret organization that controls people’s destinies. He must fight against their interference to pursue a forbidden love affair and determine his own fate.

Predestination

Predestination
Predestination
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, Robert A. Heinlein
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor
Language: English
Country: Australia, United States
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“Predestination” is a science fiction film about a time-traveling agent who embarks on a complex mission to prevent a series of bombings. As the agent navigates through different time periods, they encounter unexpected twists and revelations that challenge their perception of identity and fate.

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas
Cloud Atlas
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 172 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 15 wins & 79 nominations
Writer: David Mitchell, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer
Actors: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant
Language: English, Spanish, Ukrainian, Korean
Country: United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
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The Cloud Atlas movie is a complex, interwoven narrative that follows multiple characters across different time periods, exploring themes of interconnectedness, love, and the impact of our actions across generations. It delves into the idea that our lives and choices have far-reaching consequences, ultimately highlighting the power of human connection and the potential for change.

Mr. Nobody

Mr. Nobody
Mr. Nobody
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 141 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: 12 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Jaco Van Dormael
Actors: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger
Language: English, Mohawk
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, United States
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“Mr. Nobody” is a science fiction drama that follows the story of Nemo Nobody, the last mortal on Earth in the year 2092, as he recounts his life experiences and the different paths he could have taken, blurring the lines between reality and imagination.”

Looper

Looper
Looper
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 18 wins & 47 nominations
Writer: Rian Johnson
Actors: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt
Language: English, French
Country: United States, China
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“Looper” is a sci-fi action film set in a future where time travel exists, and it follows the story of a hired assassin, or “looper,” who eliminates targets sent from the future. However, when his future self becomes the target, he must confront the consequences of his actions and find a way to protect his future self from being killed.

The Time Traveler’s Wife

The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin, Audrey Niffenegger
Actors: Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams, Ron Livingston
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Time Traveler’s Wife” movie is about a man with a genetic disorder that causes him to time travel involuntarily, and his complicated relationship with his wife as they navigate the challenges of his unpredictable disappearances and reappearances throughout their lives.”

The Prestige

The Prestige
The Prestige
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 44 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest
Actors: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Prestige” is a psychological thriller about two rival magicians in Victorian-era London who engage in a fierce competition to create the ultimate illusion, leading them down a dangerous path of obsession, betrayal, and sacrifice.”

The Fountain

The Fountain
The Fountain
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Awards: 9 wins & 38 nominations
Writer: Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas
Language: English, Maya
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Fountain” is a visually stunning film that weaves together three parallel storylines, exploring themes of love, mortality, and the search for eternal life. It follows a scientist’s desperate quest to save his dying wife, spanning across different time periods and settings, ultimately offering a philosophical reflection on the cycle of life and death.

Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky
Vanilla Sky
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 34 nominations total
Writer: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil, Cameron Crowe
Actors: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States, Spain
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“Vanilla Sky” is a psychological thriller about a wealthy playboy who becomes disfigured in a car accident and struggles to distinguish between reality and dreams as he navigates a surreal and mind-bending journey to uncover the truth behind his existence.

The Jacket

The Jacket
The Jacket
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Tom Bleecker, Marc Rocco, Massy Tadjedin
Actors: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“The Jacket” is a psychological thriller about a Gulf War veteran who is wrongly accused of murder and is committed to a psychiatric hospital, where he is subjected to an experimental treatment that sends him into a time-traveling journey to prevent his own death.”

The Thirteenth Floor

The Thirteenth Floor
The Thirteenth Floor
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Daniel F. Galouye, Josef Rusnak, Ravel Centeno-Rodriguez
Actors: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Thirteenth Floor is a science fiction film set in a virtual reality world where a man discovers a hidden truth about his existence and the nature of reality, leading to a mind-bending exploration of identity and consciousness.”

Dark City

Dark City
Dark City
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 19 nominations
Writer: Alex Proyas, Lem Dobbs, David S. Goyer
Actors: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly
Language: English
Country: Australia, United States
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“Dark City” is a science fiction film about a man who wakes up with no memory and discovers he is being manipulated by a group of mysterious beings who control the city and its inhabitants. As he unravels the truth, he becomes the key to saving humanity from their control.

The Truman Show

The Truman Show
The Truman Show
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 40 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Actors: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Truman Show is about a man named Truman Burbank who unknowingly lives his entire life on a 24/7 reality television show. As he starts to question the reality of his world, he embarks on a journey to uncover the truth and escape the confines of his artificial existence.”

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