Movies With Angels

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Movies With Angels

Dozens of movies have explored Movies With Angels. We listed 21 of our favorites.

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

It's a Wonderful Life
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Frank Capra, starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell
Rated PG

It's a Wonderful Life is a classic Christmas movie directed by Frank Capra about a man named George Bailey who is feeling overwhelmed by the pressures of life and contemplates suicide. He is visited by an angel who grants him a wish that he could have never been born. George then goes through a journey of what life would have been like if he had never been born and discovers how much of an impact his life has had on others. The film follows George as he learns to appreciate the life he leads and to stay strong in the face of adversity. It's a heart-warming and uplifting story that demonstrates the importance of friendship, family, and community.

Wings of Desire (1987)

Wings of Desire
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Wim Wenders, starring Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois
Rated PG-13

Wings of Desire is a 1987 German romantic fantasy film directed by Wim Wenders. It tells the story of an angel (Bruno Ganz) who falls in love with a mortal woman (Solveig Dommartin). The angel is a guardian of all the souls in Berlin and is unable to feel physical sensations or be seen by humans. He has a mission to watch over them and to ease their pain. However, when he falls in love with a mortal woman, he must decide whether to forsake his immortality and join her in the physical world. The film is a richly poignant exploration of the spiritual and the physical, and of the power of love to transcend them both.

All That Jazz (1979)

All That Jazz
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Bob Fosse, starring Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking, Leland Palmer
Rated R

All That Jazz is a musical-drama film directed by Bob Fosse and released in 1979. It tells the story of a Broadway director and choreographer (played by Roy Scheider) who is struggling with his personal and professional life. His hardworking lifestyle and creative genius are both sources of joy and pain, and his constant drive to create is only made more difficult by the people around him. As his life begins to unravel, he must confront his own mortality and mortality of those closest to him. With an all-star cast including Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, and Ann Reinking, All That Jazz provides a look into the inner workings of show business, while also exploring the complexities of life and death.

The Bishop's Wife (1947)

The Bishop's Wife
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Henry Koster, starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley
Rated Not Rated

"The Bishop's Wife" is a romantic comedy from 1947, directed by Henry Koster and starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young and David Niven. The film tells the story of an angel, Dudley (Grant), who is sent to help a struggling Bishop (Niven) with his plans to build a new cathedral. At first, the Bishop is skeptical of Dudley's help and finds himself competing with the angel for the affections of his wife Julia (Young). As Dudley's divine powers bring unexpected changes to the Bishop's life, he realizes that Dudley's help is invaluable in more ways than he expected. The film is a comedic and heart-warming exploration of faith and relationships, with an uplifting message about the power of love and selflessness.

Dogma (1999)

Dogma
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Smith, starring Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Bud Cort
Rated R

Meet Joe Black (1998)

Meet Joe Black
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Martin Brest, starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber
Rated PG-13

Angel Heart (1987)

Angel Heart
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Alan Parker, starring Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling
Rated X

Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

Wristcutters: A Love Story
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Goran Dukic, starring Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, Tom Waits, Will Arnett
Rated R

Constantine (2005)

Constantine
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Francis Lawrence, starring Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Djimon Hounsou, Shia LaBeouf
Rated R

The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

The Adjustment Bureau
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From George Nolfi, starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner
Rated PG-13

City of Angels (1998)

City of Angels
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Brad Silberling, starring Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz
Rated PG-13

The Prophecy (1995)

The Prophecy
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Gregory Widen, starring Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz
Rated R

A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

A Life Less Ordinary
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo
Rated R

The Heavenly Kid (1985)

The Heavenly Kid
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Cary Medoway, starring Lewis Smith, Jason Gedrick, Jane Kaczmarek, Richard Mulligan
Rated PG-13

Angels in the Outfield (1994)

Angels in the Outfield
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From William Dear, starring Danny Glover, Brenda Fricker, Tony Danza, Christopher Lloyd
Rated PG

Winter's Tale (2014)

Winter's Tale
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Akiva Goldsman, starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly
Rated PG-13

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Harald Zwart, starring Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Jemima West
Rated PG-13

Michael (1996)

Michael
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Nora Ephron, starring John Travolta, Andie MacDowell, William Hurt, Bob Hoskins
Rated PG

Fallen (2016)

Fallen
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Scott Hicks, starring Joely Richardson, Addison Timlin, Hermione Corfield, Jeremy Irvine
Rated PG-13

Legion (2010)

Legion
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Scott Stewart, starring Paul Bettany, Dennis Quaid, Charles S. Dutton, Lucas Black
Rated R

Passion Play (2010)

Passion Play
★★★★
★★★★
1.8 out of 4 stars

From Mitch Glazer, starring Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox, Bill Murray, Kelly Lynch
Rated R

 



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