Top 8 Hollywood Films That Draws Inspiration From Hinduism
By True Scoop

James Cameron's Avatar movie title is derived from the Sanskrit word. The film draws parallels with Hindu concepts of divine incarnations.

Keanu Reeves starrer The Matrix incorporates themes reminiscent of the Maya philosophy in Hinduism.

Released in 1995, some scenes in the movie Species bear similarities to incidents in the Mahabharata. For instance, a rapidly aging child shortly after mating.

Interstellar Christopher Nolan's Interstellar plot revolves around the Vedic philosophy i.e. idea of a universal super-consciousness that transcends space and time.

Released in 1977, George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, drew inspiration from various Eastern cultures, including Hinduism.

Marvel's Doctor Strange heavily incorporates Hinduism into its narrative. The character meditates and explores different dimensions.

In Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Vin Diesel uses Lord Krishna's quotes from the Bhagavad Gita.

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer uses the Bhagavad Gita reference in the making of the world's first atomic bomb.

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