Tarot Cards As Movies

Updated: Mar 23

Today is part 2 of understanding each tarot card by associating it with a movie. Let's get onto the next group of cards!

9. The Hermit - 'Chocolat'

The Hermit represents seeking out approval from others, while also seeking approval from yourself. 'Chocolat' fits this card perfectly, as the woman and daughter in this movie go against what everyone else wants, yet over time win the people's hearts and help with their troubles. The Hermit is all about withdrawing and reflecting in order to be better going forward.


10. Wheel Of Fortune - 'Ghostbusters'

The Wheel Of Fortune shows the cycle of life within the tarot deck and wants those who do bad to get what's coming to them. 'Ghostbusters' represents this card, as it is all about a group of people coming together to fight the evil in their city. The Wheel Of Fortune wants people to know that nothing lasts forever. Be grateful for the good and know that your day will come.


11. Justice - 'Mary Poppins Returns'

Justice wants the world to be balanced and make sure that there is harmony within everyone. 'Mary Poppins Returns' represents this card as when a family is facing difficult times, the iconic nanny helps return their joy by taking the family on magical adventures. Justice is all about how your choices and actions affect others and what goes around comes around.


12. The Hanged Man - 'The Mummy'

The Hanged Man represents delay in the tarot deck and 'The Mummy' shows this perfectly. This movie shows that even though there are many obstacles on your path, you can still reach your goal. The Hanged Man is all about letting go and how it is pointless to go full steam ahead on a path that you're not sure you want to go down. Focus on the parts of your life that you are passionate about.


13. Death - 'We Bought A Zoo'

Death is all about alteration and transformation. 'We Bought A Zoo' embodies this card, as it is about moving on after a difficult time and building a life that is completely different to the one you previously had. Death is all about finding ways to rejuvenate and engage with life for a renewed sense of purpose. Let yourself been seen by people and show them who you really are.


14. Temperance - 'Frozen'

Temperance is all about moderation and having the will to stop yourself doing something that you don't want to do. 'Frozen' captures the essence of this card, as Elsa tries throughout the movie to control her powers. She is only able to control her powers when she lets herself be free and determine her own methods of self-control. Temperance understands that staying away from extremes restores harmony.


15. The Devil - 'Knives Out'

The Devil is a card that has a very obvious definition...mystery! 'Knives Out' is perfect for this card, as it is an old school murder mystery that captures viewers instantly. It keeps you on your toes, as you're never sure who the killer is until right at the end. The Devil card is about knowing that ego can lead us astray when we see ourselves as 'not enough'.


16. The Tower - 'Wonder Woman'

The Tower is a card about believing in something bigger than yourself and knowing that if you get pushed out of your comfort zone, it is for the better. 'Wonder Woman' can be associated with this card, as she ventures into an unknown world to help people with her extraordinary powers. The Tower wants you to know that starting on the wrong foot, or acting without the right support, leads to an unstable outcome.


17. The Star - 'The Sound Of Music'

The Star is about hope and reminds everyone to believe that things can always get better. When the children in 'The Sound Of Music' are having a tough time, Maria comes along and puts a song in their hearts with her free-spirited, joyful attitude. Maria is the embodiment of The Star. This card is all about remembering that there is always darkness before dawn.


By Pia Louisa


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