10 Most Underrated Metaphors in Movies - Mainstream
2. No Country for Old Men
3. You’re Next
4. Inside Out
5. Neverending Story
7. Spirited Away
9. Groundhog Day
The entirety of the film Groundhog Day is a metaphor. The metaphor of the film is centered around Buddhism. The main character of the film is a questionable person who is stuck in a time loop, forced to relive the same day over and over again until he changes his ways, ultimately becoming a better person. The charitable acts featured in the film are symbolic of said Enlightenment, which is an important part of the Buddhist religion.
Read Groundhog Day’s entry in our rundown of the best philosophical movies.