Do you believe in life after death? It’s often said as well as believed in many faiths that if someone dies with desires unfulfilled, they get another shot to fulfill it by being born again. Science does not have a foolproof explanation of why suddenly a 10-year-old kid starts behaving like an old man or he gets nightmares about past life. Neither does the miraculous scar mark known as stigmata make sense to the intelligentsia. Whatever may be the cause but the theme of reincarnation and rebirth have been topcis of much interest and debate.
We bring you ten such movies where the dead came back as the living, sometimes for the unrequited love and sometimes, for revenge. Here is the list of top rebirth movies ever made. You can watch some of these best reincarnation movies on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
10. Audrey Rose (1977)
A family of three suddenly have an old man stalking them, while showing a keen interest in the young daughter. He claims her to be her dead daughter, born again. To the parents horror, she responds to his calling. Is she really his reincarnated daughter? Why she has the fear of fire? Anthony Hopkins plays the father who sees her dead daughter in a 10-year-old. Incidentally the movie ends in India where the daughter’s urn is strewn across the Ganges to free her soul.
Read More: Best Vampire Movies of All Time
9. Chances Are (1989)
A man who dies untimely, comes back as someone else looking for the love he could not claim as his own. A young, pre-cocaine Robert Downey Jr stars in this romantic comedy. The movie rises to its zenith where the father’s soul is in love with the mother where as the person he’s reborn again, is in love with the daughter! After many hilarious mix ups, sanity prevails as the father puts his family’s happiness before his.