The Best Reincarnation Movies

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Vote up your favorite movies that are about reincarnation and coming back from the dead.

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
    Michaell Pitt, Britt Marling, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey
    • Released: 2014
    • Directed by: Mike Cahill
  • Cloud Atlas
    Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, Tom Tykwer
  • Reincarnation of Peter Proud
    Michael Sarrazin, Margot Kidder, Jennifer O'Neill
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
  • Dead Again
    Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
  • What Dreams May Come
    Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding, Annabella Sciorra
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Vincent Ward
  • A Dog's Purpose
    Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, Juliet Rylance
    • Directed by: Lasse Hallstrom
  • Audrey Rose
    Marsha Mason, Anthony Hopkins, John Beck
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Robert Wise
  • Defending Your Life
    Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Albert Brooks
  • Candyman
    Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Bernard Rose
  • Fluke
    Matthew Modine, Nancy Travis, Eric Stoltz
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Carlo Carlei
  • Little Buddha
    Keanu Reeves, Chris Isaak, Bridget Fonda
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
  • Arundhati
    Anushka Shetty, Manorama, Sayaji Shinde
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Kodi Ramakrishna
  • Always
    Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Café de Flore
    Vanessa Paradis, Jean-Marc Vallée, Évelyne de la Chenelière
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée
  • Magadheera
    Kajal Aggarwal, Surya, Brahmanandam
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: S. S. Rajamouli
  • Chances Are
    Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey, Ryan O'Neal
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Emile Ardolino
  • Somewhere in Time
    Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
  • Astral City: A Spiritual Journey
    Werner Schünemann, Othon Bastos, Paulo Goulart
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Wagner de Assis
  • The Golden Child
    Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Charlotte Lewis
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Michael Ritchie
  • Om Shanti Om
    Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Farah Khan
  • Birth
    Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Danny Huston
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Jonathan Glazer
  • Being John Malkovich
    John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Spike Jonze
  • Kundun
    Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Martin Scorsese
  • Karan Arjun
    Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kajol
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Rakesh Roshan
  • Waking Life
    Wiley Wiggins, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Richard Linklater