«The Rapture» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

Rapture is a predicted event in certain systems of Christian eschatology.

Rapture or The Rapture may also refer to:

  • Rapture (Buddhism), a common translation of the Pali word piti, which is a factor of meditative absorption
  • A feeling of ecstatic joy or delight, synonymous with Ecstasy


  • The Rapture (band), New York City-based rock band
  • Rapture (band), Finland-based doom metal band
  • Rapture (Anita Baker album), 1986
  • Rapture (Bradley Joseph album), 1997
  • Rapture (Dragonlord album)
  • Rapture (Impaled Nazarene album)
  • Rapture (The Mavis's album), 2001
  • Rapture (Johnny Mathis album)
  • "Rapture" (song), 1980 US #1 hit single by Blondie
  • "Rapture" (iiO song), 2001
  • "Rapture" (Hurt song)
  • "Rapture" (Morbid Angel song)
  • The Rapture (album), by Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • "Rapture", song by Laura Veirs from her 2004 album Carbon Glacier
  • "Rapture", album by Romeo's Daughter, 2012
  • "The Rapture", song on Senses Fail's 2006 album Still Searching

Film and television

  • The Rapture (film), a 1991 film starring Mimi Rogers
  • Rapture (1965 film), starring Dean Stockwell
  • "Rapture" (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), fifth season episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • "Rapture" (Battlestar Galactica), episode of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica
  • Rapture TV, UK television station
  • "The Rapture" (Supernatural), an episode of the television series Supernatural


  • Rapture (novel), by David S. Sosnowski
  • The Rapture, a 2009 novel by Liz Jensen
  • The Rapture (novel), the fifteenth book in the Left Behind series written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
  • The Rapture (audio drama), audio drama based on the British science fiction television series Doctor Who
  • Rapture (comics), supporting character in Image Comics Savage Dragon comic book series

Video games

  • Rapture (video game), a codename for Square Enix's upcoming MMORPG video game Final Fantasy XIV
  • Rapture (BioShock), a fictitious underwater city

Other fields

  • Rapture (engine), the proprietary engine of Iron Realms Entertainment which handles networking issues and supports C-like script

See also

  • Rapt (disambiguation)
  • Raptor (disambiguation)
  • Raptus (disambiguation)
  • Rupture (disambiguation)