7 Must-Watch Philosophical Movies


It revolves around a middle-aged intellectual who tries to negotiate with God to prevent an imminent nuclear catastrophe

The Sacrifice

It delves into themes of religion and mysticism, following a mathematician's obsession with discovering complete order in the world.


It portrays a traveling circus that tours small villages in Kerala. The film beautifully captures the transient blend of melancholy and joy


It follows a young man as he journeys through dreamlike realities, engaging in philosophical discussions

Waking Life

The story follows a group of people seeking cursed wealth from the shrine, resulting in catastrophic consequence


It delves into the complexities of human consciousness and self-destruction. It depicts the emotional turmoil of a hangman


It follows the journey of a man playing a game of chess with the personification of death, who has come to claim his life.

The Seventh Seal