Virtual Reality made its impact right from its release. But the latest trend of watching 3D in Virtual Reality has reached new heights, and people absolutely love this brand new cinematic experience, while many are looking forward to trying out this latest technology in cinema as well.
Cheers to the advancement in technology that we can experience movies as we have never before. It has taken visual stimulation at such a stage that it feels like we are transported to a place that is shown. Without further ado, check out these amazingly realistic 3D VR movies that will blow your mind.
15 Best 3D VR Movies
1. The Martian (2015)
- Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig.
- IMDb Rating: 8/10
An exploration team was sent to Mars, but one of them got separated and left behind, presuming he was dead. For the twist, he isn’t dead yet, but fighting his survival in these unearthly conditions and managing to send a vital signal of him being alive. The outer space in 3-D VR looks absolutely stunning.
2. Life of Pi (2012)
- Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain.
- IMDb Rating: 7.9/10
It’s quite an unusual and popular movie bagging 4 Oscars where a teenager hardly escapes the disaster of shipwrecking. Surprisingly, he isn’t the only survivor; along with him is Richard Parker, a Royal Bengal Tiger. It will feel as if you are with them the whole time through 3-D Virtual Reality.
3. Avatar (2009)
- Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver.
- IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
Sent on a mission to the world of Pandora, the Marine explores the habitat and infiltrates the humanoid “Na’vi” for mining a special material with the help of the ‘avatar’ ability. Things go off track as he falls in love with one of them, so who will he stand for? Watch the world of humanoids and super realistic arrows go off in front of your eyes in 3-D.
You can watch Avatar on Amazon Prime.
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4. Gravity (2013)
- Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris.
- IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
Another astounding movie with realistic visuals of outer space is being shown. The two astronauts co-survive at their best as they are left off in space as their shuttle is destroyed. Experience the traumas, and thrill of outer space from home in the best possible way through Virtual Reality.
5. Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)
- Cast: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis.
- IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
Humans are the most evolved species on the Earth, but what if the apes become genetically superior to us? The movie brings this concept to reality, where the apes and humans fight each other to determine who is the most dominant one. Enjoy the epic fight in 3-D as everything zooms past you.
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6. Ready Player One (2018)
- Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn.
- IMDb Rating: 7.4/10
Dive into the world of Virtual Reality while using Virtual Reality, cool isn’t? The movie depicts the world of 2045, where the human race is mostly found to emerge in VR called OASIS, as the reality is way too harsh. The protagonist takes up the challenge of being the heir to the company and also the danger to save the virtual world.
7. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
- Cast: Rosa Salazer, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly.
- IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
A cyborg is reactivated and cannot remember anything from her life. Join the quest of recollecting her memories as she discovers her true intent and purpose. The intense action sequence is quite thrilling when seen and experienced through Virtual Reality, especially through 3-D.
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8. The Walk (2015)
- Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Guillaume Baillargeon.
- IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
The most worthy movie to be seen in 3-D and VR adds the cherry to the top as The Walk has stunning visuals of walking between the immense void of World Trade Centre towers. Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a high-wire artist, fulfills his dream of walking between the Trade towers.
The movie is captivating, and the hyper-realistic visuals make it more appealing and a must-watch movie in 3D.
9. Prometheus (2012)
- Cast: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender.
- IMDb Rating: 7/10
A group of archaeologists discovers the remnants of early life or the origin of mankind from a map that leads to the moon. Excavating the moon, they have an unexpected face-off with another species called ‘Engineers.’
This sci-fi movie has a profound story with perfect visuals, thus making it one of the best in its genre.
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10. Pacific Rim (2013)
- Cast: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi.
- IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
‘Kaiju,’ a monstrous species from the sea has shaken the world and destroyed everything on its way. To counter the disaster, special weapons called Jaegars are built, that can be controlled by two pilots.
But the super-powerful Kaijus has an advantage, and humanity is dependent on the obsolete Jaegar driven by our protagonists.
11. TRON: Legacy (2010)
- Cast: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde.
- IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
In search of his father, a technically astounding guy ends up in a digital world made by his father. Finding his father trapped in the cybernetic universe starts their quest of routing back to the real world with the help of their ally.
Although some parts of the story are a bit of a drag, the mindblowing visuals make up for it nicely.
You can watch TRON: Legacy on Amazon Prime.
12. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
- Cast: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown.
- IMDb Rating: 6/10
Watch the mighty Godzilla going against its ultimate foe Ghidorah for the battle of dominancy, leaving human lives at stake. The CG monsters are the most appealing part of the movie, and with 3-D effects, it almost seems to pop out in front of you.
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13. Final Destination 5 (2011)
- Cast: Nicholas D’Agosto, Emma Bell, Arlen Escarpeta.
- IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
Every Final Destination movie takes you on a wild ride, and there is no exception in this part as well. In this part, we witness the collapse of a bridge that might kill thousands of people. Watch Sam (Nicholas D’Agosto), who already had a premonition of the event tries to help the people from the disaster.
You can watch Final Destination 5 on Netflix.
14. Journey To The Center Of The Earth (2008)
- Cast: Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem.
- IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
In the pursuit of searching for his brother, the protagonist revealed an unexpected and bewildering world in the center of the world. The story won’t astound you, but the visuals and action sequences are cool and impressive to watch in 3-D Virtual Reality.
You can watch Journey To The Center Of The Earth on Amazon Prime and Vudu.
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15. Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
- Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor.
- IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
The Autobots sided with the protection of humans against the previous war with the Decepticons, but humans declare them as threats which led to emerging of the bounty hunter to slay Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobots. Explore the fight of the Transformers in a hyper-realistic way with Virtual Reality.
FAQs on 3D VR Movies
1. Name some 360 VR Movies.
Some 360 VR Movies are:
– Save Every Breathe: The Dunkirk Experience.
– Henry Oculus.
– The Mission.
– Zero Point.
– The Alien Desert.
2. Can you watch 3D Movies in VR?
Yes, you can easily watch 3D Movies in VR, provided the VR has the 3D feature available.
3. Does Netflix have VR Movies?
Yes, Netflix has made the Netflix VR app specifically to watch VR Movies at its best.