If you’re interested in the meaning of life, then why not take in someone else’s point of view. Some of these entertaining movies will confuse the hell out you in regard to the meaning of life, but even so they’re still worth watching.
Here are 20 movies about the meaning of life that you need to see to believe:
1. They Live (1988)
Only a few people truly know what’s going on in this world and it ain’t pretty. If only you knew.
2. The Zero Theorem (2013)
God has a plan.
3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Humans are actually descended from superior monkeys/apes who took up the tools. The problem is no one knows where the monkeys came from and why the dumb monkeys didn’t follow suit.
4. The Matrix (1999)
Morpheus, the Greek God of Dreams, enjoys messing with people’s heads.
5. Contact (1997)
This world is only a gateway to another better world. There’s a paradise out there somewhere.
6. Planet of the Apes (1968)
How do you know you’re not under animal rule in this world? Is this how it’s supposed to be? Where are we? Who knows.
7. From Dusk till Dawn (1996)
Everyone’s already in Hell.
8. The Truman Show (1998)
We’re all just entertainment for superior beings.
9. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Life is about following religious text.
10. Ulysses Gaze (1995)
Greek Gods obviously inspired this film to bore everyone to death. It is the polar opposite to the life of Odysseus, the Greek hero who blinded the one-eyed cyclops. It shows how far man has fallen since the Golden Age. We’re in a fallen world.
11. Back to School (1986)
Life is a school. If you pass and you’re not an idiot, you could rise to the heavenly realms.
12. Flash Gordon (1980)
Earth is under the control of a cruel intergalactic dictator, or should we say the Greek Gods?
13. Star Wars (1977)
The Universe is at war. Earth is some sort of prison colony.
14. The Dark Crystal (1982)
Balance must be maintained, which is the reason why you were born.
15. Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Life is about chasing your dreams.
16. The Game (1997)
Life is some sort of bizarre game that makes no sense until the absolute very end.
17. The Hustler (1961)
Life is a game you want to win.
18. Basic Instinct (1992)
The Universe is trying to figure out whether you’re good or bad.
19. The Great Escape (1963)
The world is showing us hell, so that we can fully appreciate Greek Gods Paradise.
20. Cloud Atlas (2012)
Everything goes back to the titan Atlas and the Greek Gods.