Examples of Visionary Fiction


Examples of Visionary Fiction

Books:

Alchemist, The – Paulo Coelho

A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens

Celestine Prophecy, The – James Redfield

Chocolate and The Girl with No Shadow  – Joanne Harris

From the Corner of His Eye – Dean Koontz

Illuminatus Trilogy, The  – Robert Anton Wilson and Robert Shea

Illusions – The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah – Robert Bach

Javid Nama – (British India, poetry epic)-  Muhammad Iqbal

Jonathen Livingston Seagull – Robert Bach

Journeys of Socrates, The – Dan Millman

Keeping Faith  – Jodi Picoult

Life of Pi – Yann Martel

Mists of Avalon, The – Marion Zimmer Bradley

Odd Thomas series – Dean Koontz

Stand, The – Stephen King

Twelfth Insight, Thet: The Hour of Decision – James Redfield

Valis – Philip K. Dick

Way of the Peaceful Warrior – Dan Millman

What Dreams May Come – Richard Matheson (also the movie)


Children’s Books

A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle

Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White

The Chronicles of Narnia – C.S. Lewis

Happy Prince, The – Oscar Wilde

Hobbit, The – J.R.R. Tolkein

Journeys of Socrates, The – Dan Millman

Neverending Story, The (and its US movie adaptation) – (Germany) – Michael Ende

Percy Jackson and the Olympians (Series) – Rick Riordan

Remarkable Rocket, The – Oscar Wilde

Selfish Giant, The – Oscar Wilde

Seven Roads to Happiness – Desmond  Marwood

Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Graham


Film

Avatar

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Cloud Atlas

Contact

Dreams Awake

Equilibrium

Great Dictator, The

Groundhog Day

Life of Pi

No Retreat, No Surrender (Hong Kong/USA) – Corey Yuen (writer/director)

Star Wars

The Truman Show

The Way

What Dreams May Come

2001: A Space Odyssey

 

Television

Babylon 5

Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)

The Dead Zone

Dr. Who

Stargate

Star Trek

Girl From Tomorrow, The (Australia) – Film Australia

Touched by an Angel

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