21 Must-Watch Spiritual Movies for Enlightened People

f you’re interested in expanding your mind and learning more about yourself, you must watch at least some of these spiritual movies!

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If you're interested in bringing your spirituality to the next level, you've got to watch these movies!

Watching movies that make you think and help to expand your spirituality and consciousness is a beautiful way to broaden your horizons, change your perspective, and allow your spiritual nature to flourish.

Here Are 20 Spiritual Movies That Every Truth Seeker Must Watch:

1. Samsara (2011)


This non-verbal documentary is a mind-blowing exploration of humanity and our role in our realities.

2. Kumaré (2011)


This ordinary man went on a mission to explore the power gurus have on people – so he impersonates a guru and travels the world "healing" people. This eye-opening documentary is a humbling reminder to not place anyone on a pedestal.

3. I AM (2010)

Only two questions need to be asked: what's wrong with our world and what can we do to improve it? I AM explores the root of these questions and the solutions for a better life.

4. What the Bleep Do We Know (2004)

Unlock the secrets of life in this engaging and thought-provoking movie. With relatable stories and real-world solutions, you'll have a different perspective on life after watching this.

5. I Origins (2014)


The eye is truly the window to this mind-bending movie's soul (and the universe). If you’ve ever questioned the possibility of reincarnation, you’ll want to press play on this one.

6. Conversations with God (2006)


This timeless classic adaptation from the book of the same name by Neil Donald Walsh is a soul-satisfying and heart-warming story of rags to riches through the hand of God.

7. The Shift (2009)

A companion to the book, this movie by Dr. Wayne Dyer explores the place deep within all of us that wants to be fulfilled, but first, a shift is required. While this is a fictional movie, the sentiment is genuine and impactfully conveyed through story form.

8. I Am Not Your Guru (2016)


Tony Robbins is known for his larger-than-life personality and unorthodox life coaching methods – and this documentary is in total alignment. If you're looking for clarity, empowerment, and self-love, this is your flick.

9. The Celestine Prophecy (2006)

If you haven’t seen this classic, stop what you’re doing and watch it now! Based on the novel by James Redfield, this movie is an adventure tale of following your bliss and trusting the universe.

10. The Secret (2006)


Another must-see for a solid spiritual foundation, The Secret, is the product of the Law of Attraction as discovered by the author of the book by the same name, Rhonda Byrne. You can create the reality you want, and this movie will show you how.

11. Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds (2012)

This 4-part documentary explores the inner workings of the universe. After learning what lies beneath and within, you'll never look at anything the same way (including yourself!).

12. Ram Dass: Fierce Grace (2001)

The author of Be Here Now, Ram Dass is a modern mystic on an ancient mission to awaken humanity to our true potential and innate power as spiritual beings. This biography/documentary is a closer look at spirituality, gurus, and hippiedom.

13. The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2006)

Based on the New York Times best-selling book, this moving and fascinating movie explores the interconnectedness of everything – in life and death.

14. Happy (2011)


Director Roko Belic circles the world interviewing people (including the Dalai Lama) in search of the definition of happiness and the cause of our happiness.

15. Waking Life (2001)

Lots of deep discussions on life, meditation, lucid dreams, and more . . . if you have a curious soul and want to know more about the power of the mind, then this movie is for you.

16. Awake: The Life of Yogananda (2014)


This documentary chronicles the life of the infamous Indian yogi and yoga guru who brought the ancient practice to millions of westerners. Paramahansa Yogananda is also the author of the spiritually-stimulating book Autobiography of a Yogi.

17. Cloud Atlas (2012)


This trippy movie contains many unpredictable plot twists and turns and delves deeply into reincarnation, soulmates, and past lives in an adventurous way with an all-star cast. A definite must-see!

18. Finding Joe (2011)

Famous author Joseph Campbell coined the term "The Hero's Journey." Finding Joe is a heart-opening and entertaining movie starring Deepak Chopra about the path we all take as humans on a mission to find our purpose.

19. Peaceful Warrior (2006)

Based on the popular novel, this spiritually inspiring movie follows how a motorcycle accident forces an all-star athlete and straight-A student into a tailspin as he tries to learn to walk again and cope with the hard lessons and mental challenges he faces in recovery.

20. The Life of Pi (2012)

A man who survived the sinking of a ship is stranded at sea on a lifeboat and encounters many different facets of his own psyche as he battles to stay alive and keep from losing his mind.

21. Avatar (2009)


A digital masterpiece and seriously thought-provoking movie, Avatar is one of the most important movies in the past decade. It addresses climate, population, morals, values, and love in a provocative and mind-blowing way.

Enjoy These Spiritual Movies!

Enjoy these soul-satisfying movies and documentaries!

You may feel many feelings, think many thoughts, and even develop a different perspective about the world and your place in it after watching any or all of these movies . . . enjoy!

Feature Image Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko

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