Photos: Dive into the enchanting world of multiverse films

We've had parallel universes and alternate dimensions in fiction for decades. And while these ideas were popularised by the mind-bending

Published on Dec 02, 2022 01:28 PM IST 10 Photos

Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022): The movie explores the many dimensions of parenthood and love through the story of a Chinese-American immigrant named Evelyn Wang (played by Michelle Yeoh) who, while struggling to run a failing laundromat business, uses her newfound powers to travel across multiple realities to save the world and work on her strained relationships with her loved ones. It’s a family drama that’s fast-paced, funny and, above all, tackles earnestly the idea of healing from intergenerational trauma.(Image Courtesy: A24 )

The Lego Movie (2014): There’s a world of possibilities in the story starring Lego construction toys. Emmet (Chris Pratt) and Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks) go dimension-hopping through worlds with names such as Old West, Cloud Cuckoo Land and Middle Zealand, all to stop a tyrannical businessman from freezing our world using a tube of glue.(Image Courtesy: Warner Bros)

Coherence (2013): The sci-fi/ psychological thriller follows eight friends at a reunion dinner party who experience strange events as a passing comet splits their reality in two. Chaos ensues as everyone must now kill their doppelgängers in order to be the last version standing when the comet moves on.(Image Courtesy: Bellanova Films, Ugly Duckling Films)


Another Earth (2011): A promising MIT astrophysicist, Rhoda Williams (Brit Marling), distracted by the appearance of another Earth in the night sky, crashes her car, causing a musician to lose his pregnant wife and lapse into a coma. Haunted by guilt and regret, Williams travels to another version of Earth where the accident never occurred.(Image Courtesy: Artists Public Domain)

Source Code (2011): In this sci-fi film, a US Army Captain named Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) is trying to prevent a train bombing, using an experimental machine called Source Code that allows him to access parallel universes. As the machine helps him enter each new reality, he must try to track down the bomber before his time runs out.(Image Courtesy: Summit Entertainment)