30 Spiritual Growth Movies For Dreamers: Om Up Your life


By The Urban Howl

Nourish your soul and feed your growth with this (short) list of recommended movies and documentaries that’ll help increase the magnitude of high vibrations, self-love, acceptance and joy into your life!

Thanks to IMDB for the movie descriptions!

1. Powder:
An off the charts genius who is home schooled and shunned after his last relative dies shows the unconscious residents of his town about connection awareness and the generosity of the spirit.

2. Waking Life:
A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

3. Peaceful Warrior:
A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.

4. Yes Man:
A guy challenges himself to say “yes” to everything for an entire year.

5. I Heart Huckabees:
A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

6. Stranger Than Fiction:
An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

7. The Venus Project – Documentary
Describes the Venus Project and how it would provide a better future by applying the latest technologies directly to our social system to benefit the lives of everyone.

8. Whale Rider:
A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

9. Never Been Done – Documentary
A documentary on the life and skating career of Jon Comer. The film’s title, Never Been Done, is appropriate because Comer is the first amputee to make a professional career of skateboarding.

10. No Impact Man – Documentary
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.

11. The Secret Garden:
A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle’s estate.

12. Big Fish:
A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father’s life.

13. Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood:
After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the “Ya-Yas”, her mother’s girlhood friends.

14. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory:
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world’s most unusual candy maker.

15. Alice in Wonderland:
Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen’s reign of terror.

16. Hearts in Atlantis:
A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.

17. Milton’s Secret:
A young boy becomes the victim of bullying at his school.

18. Kate and Leopold:
Kate and her actor brother live in N.Y. in the 21st Century. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, lives above her apartment. Stuart finds a space near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time.

19. Heaven and Earth:
In 16th century Japan, two samurai engage in massive battles across the countryside; one attempting to conquer and the other attempting to defend his land while repressing his love for a woman after taking a vow of celibacy.

20. Conversations With God:
Chronicles the dramatic true journey of a struggling man turned homeless, who inadvertently becomes a spiritual messenger and bestselling author.

21. The Compass:
Biology governs 20 percent of our lives; the remaining 80 percent is up to us. With this in mind, wellness expert John Spencer Ellis set out to create a life guide to help people realize their potential and achieve success.

22. The Shift:
In this compelling film, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer explores the spiritual journey from ambition to meaning.

23. Mr. Holland’s Opus:
A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.

24. The Secret:
Interviews with leading authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of the Law of Attraction. The audience is shown how they can learn and use ‘The Secret’ in their everyday lives.

25. What The Bleep?
Interviews with scientists and authors, animated bits, and a storyline involving a deaf photographer are used in this docudrama to illustrate the link between quantum mechanics, neurobiology, human consciousness and day-to-day reality.

26. You Can Heal Your Life:
This movie offers not only an intimate look into her moving and inspirational life story, but also a special segment devoted to helping you apply Louise’s affirmations and groundbreaking wisdom to heal your own life and the challenges that you face today {via Hay House}.

27. Finding Neverland:
The story of J.M. Barrie‘s friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

28. Gandhi:
Gandhi’s character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

29. Food Matters – Documentary
Food Matter examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.

30. Dogma:
A clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loop-hole and reenter Heaven.

Share your favourite spirit-lifting, heart-activating flicks below!

For more self-study, The Urban Howl recommends Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.




  1. Inner worlds Outer worlds. It can be watch for free on YouTube. And it’s absolutely awesome!

  2. Tanya Markul

    Yay! Thanks so much for letting us know! XOXO

  3. I was going to say Inner Worlds Outer Worlds too. Also UNITY by Sean Monson the same guy who wrote Earthlings. Before The Flood (2016)

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