Movies and TV Shows about redemption

The Lion King
  • The Lion King (2019)
  • Adventure, Animation, Drama, Action, Family,
  • Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
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The Lion King
Angel
  • Angel (1999)
  • Drama,
  • The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption. A spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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Angel
Inception
  • Inception (2010)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.
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Inception
Thor
  • Thor (2011)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action,
  • Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.
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Thor
Unplanned
  • Unplanned (2019)
  • Drama,
  • As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in. Until the day she saw something that changed everything.
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Unplanned
Pulp Fiction
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • Thriller, Crime,
  • A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
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Pulp Fiction
The Lion King
  • The Lion King (1994)
  • Animation, Drama, Family,
  • A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
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The Lion King
Alien³
  • Alien³ (1992)
  • Horror, Action, Science Fiction,
  • After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The prison does not allow weapons of any kind, and with aid being a long time away, the prisoners must simply survive in any way they can.
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Alien³
Hold On
  • Hold On (2019)
  • Drama,
  • Fighting to save her brother from a life of addiction on Los Angeles' Skid Row, an overlooked singing prodigy embarks on an unlikely journey with the son of a famed music manager.
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Hold On
Hummingbird
  • Hummingbird (2013)
  • Action, Thriller,
  • Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
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Hummingbird
Trainspotting
  • Trainspotting (1996)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • Renton is living the dream and that dream is Heroin. As Renton struggles with the agony and ecstasy of his life we follow him and his increasingly unstable mates. Drinking, fighting, drugs, sex and the most disgusting toilet in Scotland. Choose Trainspotting.
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Trainspotting
Burnt
  • Burnt (2015)
  • Drama,
  • Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
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Burnt
Small Town Crime
  • Small Town Crime (2018)
  • Thriller, Crime,
  • An alcoholic ex-cop finds the body of a young woman and, through an act of self-redemption, becomes hell-bent on finding the killer but unwittingly puts his family in danger and gets caught up with several dark characters along the way.
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Small Town Crime
Mean Streets
Mean Streets
Scrooge
  • Scrooge (1951)
  • Fantasy, Drama,
  • Ebeneezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) contentedly meanders through his life as a cruel miser until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three ghosts. The spirits show him how his behavior over the years has made him a lonely, bitter old man, and how his heart has grown colder. Using events from Scrooge's idealistic past, dreary present and dismal future, the apparitions try their best to melt his steely soul. Tightfisted Ebeneezer Scrooge learns the error of his ways through the intervention of the ghost of his former partner and of the three spirits and, just in time for the holidays, manages to make everyone's lives a little brighter, his included!
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Scrooge
Rock the Kasbah
  • Rock the Kasbah (2015)
  • Comedy, Music, War,
  • A washed-up music producer finds one last shot at redemption with a golden-voiced young girl in Afghanistan. However, when jealousy gets the better of a disgruntled ex-boyfriend, he decides to oppose the young star with talent of his own.
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Rock the Kasbah
The Railway Man
The Railway Man
Bone Tomahawk
  • Bone Tomahawk (2015)
  • Adventure, Drama, Horror, Western,
  • Four men set out in the Wild West to rescue a group of captives from cannibalistic cave dwellers.
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Bone Tomahawk
Brooklyn's Finest
  • Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • Brooklyn's Finest takes place within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects in the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three policemen struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and wrong.
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Brooklyn's Finest
The Crow: Wicked Prayer
  • The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)
  • Horror, Action, Thriller,
  • Jimmy Cuervo is a down-on-his-luck ex-con living in a polluted mining town on a reservation that would run him out of town if not for the remainder of his probation. With his time nearly finished, he plans to start a new life with his girlfriend Lily , and leave the town for good. But Luc Crash and Lola Byrne head up a local gang of local Satanists who murder Jimmy and Lily in a brutal ritual.
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The Crow: Wicked Prayer
Everyone Says I Love You
  • Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
  • Drama, Comedy, Music, Romance,
  • A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.
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Everyone Says I Love You
Light Sleeper
  • Light Sleeper (1992)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use him for deliveries worry about his mental well-being and his effectiveness at his job. Meanwhile someone is killing women in apparently drug-related incidents.
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Light Sleeper
Pit Fighter
  • Pit Fighter (2005)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller,
  • Jack Severino has no memory, all he knows is the brutal sport of Pit Fighting. When his past catches him up, he realizes he is not who he thought he was. For some men must fight for redemption.
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Pit Fighter
Sauna
  • Sauna (2010)
  • Horror,
  • It is 1595. Brutal wars have just ended in an uneasy peace between Protestant Sweden and Orthodox Russia. We focus on the spiritual defeats of two conquered Finnish brothers, one a hardened near-psychopathic war hero, the other a gentle scientist in an age with no use for such men. They find themselves in the swampy interior, demarcating the new border with a unit of sadistic Russians.
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Sauna
Bottom of the World
  • Bottom of the World (2017)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery,
  • A mysterious disappearance of a young woman leads her boyfriend on a journey for truth and perhaps his own unknown reality in this dark, hypnotic mystery that transcends the limitations of traditional narrative.
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Bottom of the World
Jamesy Boy
  • Jamesy Boy (2014)
  • Drama, Crime, Romance, Family,
  • Based on the true story of teenager James Burns who goes from a suburban street gang to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. He turns his life around in prison thanks to the unexpected friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who becomes his mentor.
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Jamesy Boy
Levity
  • Levity (2003)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • Manuel Jordan is a man who is free after serving 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery. After nearly two decades of staring at his victim's face on a newspaper clipping in his cell, the paroled man attempts to find redemption, in the form of a mysterious minister and two needy women
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Levity
The Apocalypse
  • The Apocalypse (2002)
  • Fantasy,
  • It is 90 AD, and the Roman Empire is being run by the Emperor Domitian, who has declared himself to be God and ruler over heaven and earth. The Christians, who do not recognize his divinity, are a thorn in his side and he is having them cruelly persecuted. The small village in Asia Minor to which the aged apostle John has withdrawn is also attacked by Roman soldiers.
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The Apocalypse
Jirga
  • Jirga (2018)
  • Drama, War,
  • Made under extraordinary, and extremely dangerous, conditions, Jirga tells the emotional story of a former Australian soldier who travels to Afghanistan to seek forgiveness.
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Jirga
The Interrupters
  • The Interrupters (2011)
  • Documentary,
  • The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters — former gang members who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once caused.
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The Interrupters
On Dangerous Ground
  • On Dangerous Ground (1951)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • A big-city cop is reassigned to the country after his superiors find him too angry to be an effective policeman. While on his temporary assignment he assists in a manhunt of a suspected murderer.
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On Dangerous Ground
The Last Days of Frankie the Fly
  • The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1996)
  • Drama, Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime,
  • Dreaming of ascending the underworld ladder and gaining revenge on his sadistic boss, Sal, a Mafia flunky, Frankie, tries to take a step in the right direction by "saving" an exploited, drug-addicted porn actress, Margaret.
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The Last Days of Frankie the Fly
Charley and the Angel
  • Charley and the Angel (1973)
  • Fantasy, Comedy, Family,
  • Charley is a workaholic family man that finds out from an angel that his "number's up" and he will be dying soon so he tries to change his ways and be a better husband and father with the time he has left.
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Charley and the Angel
Epicly Later'd
  • Epicly Later'd (2017)
  • Documentary,
  • Filmmaker Patrick O'Dell explores the careers and lives of some of the most influential people in skateboarding–and in the culture at large.
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Epicly Later'd
Vibrations
  • Vibrations (1996)
  • Drama, Music, Romance,
  • Rising rock star, TJ Cray, gets the shot of a lifetime, an audition with a A & R man. On the way into the city, a carload of drunks smash into his car, severing his hands. He drops out of the business and becomes a homeless drunk. Cray wakes up to a pulsing beat in an abandoned warehouse, where a "rave" party is in full action. To his rescue comes Anamika, a computer artist, who takes him outside for fresh air. They become friends and eventually reinvent TJ's career. With the help of friends, they replace his hands with prosthetics and design a metallic cyber looking suit. TJ quickly becomes an overnight sensation, known as Cyberstorm. The finale is a dramatic scenario where TJ has to make crucial decisions about his new life.
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Vibrations
Walk Proud
  • Walk Proud (1979)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • A young Chicano gang member in Los Angeles comes to realize that the gang life is not what he really wants but doesn't know how to get out.
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Walk Proud
Innocent Bystanders
  • Innocent Bystanders (1972)
  • Action, Thriller,
  • Washed-up agent John Craig is given the task of proving his worth by tracking down a Russian scientist on the run. Cross and double-cross is the name of the game.
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Innocent Bystanders
Truce
  • Truce (2005)
  • Drama, Western,
  • Modern western detailing the drama of a man struggling to hold on to his ranch and struggling to raise a granddaughter he never knew.
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Truce
Broke
  • Broke (2016)
  • Drama,
  • A disgraced sports star and gambling addict attempts to turn his life around with the support of his number one fan.
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Broke
Forgiven
  • Forgiven (2011)
  • Action, Western,
  • It's 1878 and Jake Kincaid has just been released from prison for a crime he didn't commit. His heart is seeking vengeance on those responsible for landing him in jail but hes also very interested in finding the gold he was accused of stealing.
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Forgiven