The Best Reincarnation Movies 

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Updated July 5, 2019 1.7k votes 1k voters 129.6k views 36 items

List Rules Movies must contain a reincarnation.

A list of the best reincarnation movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This reincarnation movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about reincarnation are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about reincarnation you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous reincarnation movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these reincarnation movie titles for more information about the films.

Everything from Cloud Atlas to Dead Again is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best reincarnation movies?" and "What is the greatest reincarnation movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular reincarnation movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these reincarnation movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good reincarnation movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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I Origins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Reincarnation Movies
RegisKeuren added Michaell Pitt, Britt Marling, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey

Released: 2014

Directed by: Mike Cahill

I Origins is a 2014 American science fiction drama film written, directed, and produced by Mike Cahill. The independent production premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival on January 18, ...more
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skamax_99 added Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

Cloud Atlas is a 2012 science fiction film written and directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski. Adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by David Mitchell, the film has ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Cybill Shepherd, Mary Stuart Masterson

Released: 1989

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Chances Are is a 1989 romantic comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey, Jr., Ryan O'Neal, and Mary Stuart Masterson. The original music score was ...more

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Robin Williams, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh

Released: 1991

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

This film is a 1991 psychological thriller/neo-noir written by Scott Frank and directed by Kenneth Branagh. It stars Branagh and his then-wife Emma Thompson, and co-stars Andy García, ...more

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ShreySingh added Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Farah Khan

Om Shanti Om is a 2007 Indian romantic-thriller film directed and choreographed by Farah Khan. It stars Shah Rukh Khan and debutant Deepika Padukone in the lead roles while Arjun Rampal, Shreyas ...more

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jaitrixprakash added Kajal Aggarwal, Surya, Brahmanandam

Released: 2009

Directed by: S. S. Rajamouli

Magadheera is a 2009 Indian Telugu historical fiction film, written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad and directed by S. S. Rajamouli. Based on the theme of reincarnation, the film was produced by Allu ...more
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Oneida added Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Somewhere in Time is a 1980 romantic fantasy film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is a film adaptation of the 1975 novel Bid Time Return by Richard Matheson, who also wrote the screenplay. The ...more

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laura-nicolae added Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow

Released: 1998

Directed by: Vincent Ward

What Dreams May Come is a 1998 American fantasy drama film, starring Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra and Max von Sydow. The film is based on the 1978 novel of the same name ...more

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Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Albert Brooks

Released: 1991

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Defending Your Life is a 1991 romantic comedy-fantasy film about a man who arrives in the afterlife only to find that he must stand trial and justify his lifelong fears in order to advance to ...more

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Reincarnation of Peter P... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Reincarnation Movies
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Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Hillerman

Released: 1977

Directed by: Robert Wise

Audrey Rose is a 1977 psychological horror and drama film directed by Robert Wise, and starring Marsha Mason, Anthony Hopkins, and Susan Swift. It was based on the novel of the same title by ...more

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Café de flore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Reincarnation Movies
RegisKeuren added Café de Flore Vanessa Paradis, Jean-Marc Vallée, Évelyne de la Chenelière

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée

Café de flore is a 2011 drama romance film written and directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.
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Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Anne Heche

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jonathan Glazer

Birth is a 2004 American drama film directed by Jonathan Glazer, starring Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Danny Huston and Cameron Bright. The film follows Anna, the daughter of a prominent ...more

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PriyaPillay added Anushka Shetty, Manorama, Sayaji Shinde

Released: 2009

Directed by: Kodi Ramakrishna

Arundhati is a 2009 Telugu, fantasy film written and directed by Kodi Ramakrishna, starring Anushka and Sonu Sood in the lead. The film was released on 16 January 2009 to positive reviews and ...more
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ApurvYadav added Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kajol

Released: 1995

Directed by: Rakesh Roshan

Karan Arjun is a 1995 Bollywood action thriller film starring Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Raakhee, Mamta Kulkarni, Kajol, Amrish Puri and Ranjeet. The film was directed by Rakesh Roshan and ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

Released: 1989

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Always is a 1989 romantic drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, introducing Brad Johnson and featuring Audrey Hepburn's cameo in her ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Bridget Fonda, Chris Isaak

Released: 1993

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Little Buddha is a 1993 Italian-French-British drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring Chris Isaak, Bridget Fonda and Keanu Reeves as Prince Siddhartha. Produced by Bertolucci's ...more
A Dog's Purpose is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Reincarnation Movies
A Dog's Purpose Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, Juliet Rylance

Directed by: Lasse Hallstrom

A Dog's Purpose is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on a 2010 novel by W. Bruce Cameron (who also co-wrote the screenplay). The film focuses on a dog ...more
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Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong

Released: 1997

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Kundun is a 1997 epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the life and writings of the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman, Nancy Travis

Released: 1995

Directed by: Carlo Carlei

Fluke is a 1995 film directed by Carlo Carlei and starring Matthew Modine as the voice of the title character with supporting roles featuring Eric Stoltz, Nancy Travis, Max Pomeranc, Bill Cobbs, ...more

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rawmelody added Astral City: A Spiritual Journey Werner Schünemann, Othon Bastos, Paulo Goulart

Released: 2010

Astral City: A Spiritual Journey is a 2010 Brazilian drama film directed by Wagner de Assis, based on the book of the same name by the medium Francisco Cândido Xavier. It is distributed by ...more
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Released: 2000

Directed by: Marcus Cole

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Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean

Released: 2015

Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

Jupiter Ascending is a 2015 American-Australian space opera film written, produced, and directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski. Starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis, the film is centered on ...more

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Patrick McGoohan, Wilfrid Brambell, Susan Hampshire

Released: 1964

Directed by: Don Chaffey

The Three Lives of Thomasina is a 1963 American magical realist film starring Patrick McGoohan, Susan Hampshire, and child actress Karen Dotrice in a story about a cat and her influence on a ...more

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Switch Téa Leoni, Ellen Barkin, Catherine Keener

Released: 1991

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Switch is a 1991 comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards, based on George Axelrod's play Goodbye Charlie. The movie stars Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams and Lorraine

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