Top Spiritual Films

The best spiritual, enlightening films we highly recommend you to watch:

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) by Frank Capra
La Belle et la Bête (1946) by Jean Cocteau
La Beauté du Diable (1950) by René Clair
Les Enfants du Paradis (1953) by Marcel Carné
Paths of Glory (1956) by Stanley Kubrick
The Ten Commandments (1955) by Cecil B. DeMille
Ikiru (To Live) (1966) by Akira Kurosawa
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) by Stanley Kubrick
El Topo (1970) by Alejandro Jodorowsky
A Clockwork Orange (1971) by Stanley Kubrick
The Holy Mountain (1973) by Alejandro Jodorowsky
Derzou Ouzala (1975) by Akira Kurosawa 
Playtime (1977) by Jacques Tati
Star Wars (1977) by George Lucas
The Elephant Man (1980) by David Lynch
The Empire Strikes Back (1980) by Irvin Kershner
Chariots of Fire (1981) by Hugh Hudson
Gandhi (1982) by Richard Attenborough
Return of the Jedi (1983) by Richard Marquand
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) by Hugh Hudson 
Ran (1985) by Akira Kurosawa
The Color Purple (1985) by Steven Spielberg
The Mission (1986) by Roland Joffé
Wings of Desire (1987) by Wim Wenders
The Last Temptation of the Christ (1988) by Martin Scorsese
Field of Dreams (1989) by Phil Alden Robinson
Dead Poets Society (1989) by Peter Weir
Awakenings (1989) by Penny Marshall
My Left Foot (1989) by Jim Sheridan
The Sheltering Sky (1990) by Bernardo Bertolucci
Dreams (1990) by Akira Kurosawa
Days of Being Wild (1990) by Wong-Kar-Wai
Jacob’s Ladder (1990) by Adrian Lyne
The Double Life of Veronique (1991) by Krzysztof Kieślowski
Groundhog Day (1993) by Harold Ramis
Heaven and Earth (1993) by Oliver Stone
Little Buddha (1993) by Bernardo Bertolucci
Schindler’s List (1993) by Steven Spielberg
Fearless (1993) by Peter Weir
Three Colors: Blue, White, Red (1993-1994) by Krzysztof Kieślowski
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) by Frank Darabont
Forrest Gump (1994) by Robert Zemeckis
Ashes of Time (1994) by Wong-Kar-Wai
The Matrix (1994) by Lana and Lily Wachowski
Rangoon (1995) by John Boorman
City of Joy (1995) by Roland Joffé
La Belle Verte (1996) by Coline Serreau
Phenomenon (1996) by Jon Turteltaub
The Sixth Sense (1996) by M. Night Shyamalan
Contact (1997) by Robert Zemeckis
Life is Beautiful (1997) by Roberto Benigni
Kundun (1997) by Martin Scorsese
Seven Years in Tibet (1997) by Jean-Jacques Annaud
Princess Mononoke (1997) by Hayao Miyazaki
The Truman Show (1998) by Peter Weir
What Dreams May Come (1998) by Vincent Ward
Fight Club (1999) by David Fincher
American Beauty (1999) by Sam Mendes
The Straight Story (1999) by David Lynch
In the Mood for Love (2000) by Wong-Kar-Wai
Cast Away (2000) by Robert Zemeckis
Pay It Forward (2000) by Mimi Leder
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) by Ang Lee
Unbreakable (2000) by M. Night Shyamalan
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2002-2003) by Peter Jackson
Hearts in Atlantis (2001) by Scott Hicks
K-Pax (2001) by Iain Softley
Waking Life (2002) by Richard Linklater
Signs (2002) by M. Night Shyamalan
Big Fish (2003) By Tim Burton
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003) by Kim-Ki-Duk
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) by Michel Gondry
I Heart Huckabees (2004) by David O. Russel
The Celestine Prophecy (2006) by Armand Mastroianni
Peaceful Warrior (2006) by Victor Salva
The Village (2006) by M. Night Shyamalan
The Fall (2006) by Tarsem Singh
The New World (2006) by Terrence Malick
The Fountain (2006) by Darren Aronofsky
The Lives of Others (2006) by Florian Henkel Von Donnersmarck
The Man From Earth (2007) by Richard Schenkman
Into the Wild (2007) by Sean Penn
There Will Be Blood (2007) by Paul Thomas Anderson
The Darjeeling Limited (2007) by Wes Anderson
Departures (2008) by Yojiro Takita
Mr. Nobody (2008) by Jaco Van Dormael
Kung Fu Panda (2008) by Mark Osborne and John Stevenson
Up (2009) by Pete Docter
Avatar (2009) by James Cameron
The Shift (2009) by Michael A. Goorjian
Hereafter (2010) by Clint Eastwood
Hugo (2011) by Martin Scorsese
The Tree of Life (2011) by Terrence Malick
Shaolin (2011) by Benny Chan
To the Wonder (2012) by Terrence Malick
Life of Pi (2012) by Ang Lee
Cloud Atlas (2013) by Lana and Lily Wachowski
Her (2013) by Spike Jonze
The Master (2013) by Paul Thomas Anderson
I Origins (2014) by Mike Cahill
Docteur Strange (2016) by Scott Derrickson
Captain Fantastic (2016) by Matt Ross
Silence (2016) by Martin Scorsese
The Lost City of Z (2017) by James Gray

And all Andreï Tarkovski’s, Sergueï Paradjanov’s, Satyajit Ray and Ingmar Bergman’s films.

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