10 Best “Meaning Of Life” Movies – IMDB

Take a look at some of IMDB’s  best “Meaning of Life” movies

1.

Ikiru (1952)

A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer. (143 mins.)
2.
Fight Club (1999)

An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more… (139 mins.)

3.
American Beauty (1999)

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter’s best friend. (122 mins.)

4.
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. (130 mins.)
5.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (116 mins.)
6.
Taxi Driver (1976)

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
7.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. (142 mins.)
8.
Wild Strawberries (1957)

After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. (91 mins.)

9.
The Truman Show (1998)

An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a T.V. show. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
10.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (133 mins.)