Dozens of movies have explored Movies About Parallel Universes. We assembled 14 of the top ones.
Lilly Wachowski, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving
The Matrix is a science fiction action film released in 1999 and directed by Lana and Lilly Wachowski. The movie stars Keanu Reeves as Thomas Anderson (Neo), a computer programmer who discovers that the world is a simulated reality created by sentient machines in order to pacify and subdue the human population. Neo is taken under the wing of Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) who leads the human resistance against the machines. With the help of Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) and Cypher (Joe Pantoliano), Neo must learn how to use the Matrix to his advantage and defeat the machines. The movie is widely acclaimed for its visual effects, innovative action scenes, and captivating story, and it won four Academy Awards.
Rodney Rothman, starring Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse tells the story of Miles Morales, a Brooklyn teen who discovers he has spider-like superpowers. With help from an array of Spider-People from different dimensions, he works to save the world from a powerful villain known as the Kingpin. Along the way, Miles learns what it truly means to be a hero, no matter where he's from. With an innovative animation style and an all-star cast, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a fresh take on the beloved Marvel franchise.
King Vidor, starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film directed by Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, Richard Thorpe and King Vidor. The film stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, and Margaret Hamilton, with Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, and Bert Lahr. The film follows a young farm girl from Kansas, Dorothy, who is swept away from her home by a tornado and finds herself in a magical land called Oz, where she embarks on a quest to find a wizard who can help her return home. Along the way, she makes friends with a Scarecrow, a Tin Man, and a Cowardly Lion, who accompany her on her journey. Along the way, the group encounters a range of colorful characters, including the Wicked Witch of the West and the Wizard of Oz himself, who tests them with a series of tasks before granting them their wish. The film ends with Dorothy returning home and discovering that the magical land of Oz was all a dream.
From James Ward Byrkit, starring Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon, Elizabeth Gracen
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From Shawn Levy, starring Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi, Lil Rel Howery
From Frank Darabont, starring Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher
From Mike Cahill, starring Brit Marling, William Mapother, Matthew-Lee Erlbach, DJ Flava
From John McTiernan, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance
From Brad Bird, starring George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy
From Charles Band, starring Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Michael Stefani, Art LaFleur
From James Wong, starring Jet Li, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo, Jason Statham
From Julius Onah, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl, John Ortiz
From Brad Silberling, starring Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Anna Friel, Jorma Taccone
From Tim Smit, starring Dan Stevens, Bérénice Marlohe, Tygo Gernandt, Charity Wakefield