Best Mindfuck Movies
We love watching movies that make us think, but this list of movies completely warped our perception of reality. So, if you’re a junky for a good mind-bender, then this list of movies will leave your brain completely twisted and asking: what the f*ck just happened?
Time travel, it exists. In a future society, it is available to those who have the wealth to afford it on the black market. When the mob wants someone dead, they send them into the past where a hitman known as a Looper awaits, ready to kill them. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is one of these loopers, and he was good at the job. However, when Joe’s (Bruce Willis) future self arrives as his next target, everything changes.
Released in 2016, Arrival is directed by Denis Villeneuve. Also, the movie features Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Tzi Ma.
Gigantic spaceships begin to touch down all around the globe. A U.S. officer, Colonel G.T. Weber, rounds up Louise Banks (Amy Adams), a linguist professor and physicist Ian Donnelly. Louise leads a team of first-class investigators to find out what these extraterrestrial beings want. The team races against time to find a way to communicate with the beings, but Louise takes a chance that could end her life or even worse, be the cause of
Released in 2010, Inception is directed by Christopher Nolan. Also, the movie features Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, Michael Caine.
Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) has the rare ability to enter people’s dreams using experimental military technology to extract valuable information from them. Known as extractors, Dom and Arther (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) possess a sought after skill. Dom’s team are in high demand in the world of corporate espionage. This takes a heavy toll, costing Dom everything he loves. When offered a seemingly impossible job, Dom gets one last chance at atonement. More importantly, can he continue to distinguish what is real and what isn’t?
Released in 2014, Interstellar is directed by Christopher Nolan. Also, this movie stars Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn.
In the future, Earth is becoming uninhabitable. A global crop blight and the second dust bowl are slowly rendering it impossible for humans to live there. NASA physicist Professor Brand (Michael Caine) is working on a plan to save humanity. The plan is to transport all the remaining humans to a different planet through a nearby wormhole. Before that can happen though, Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a former NASA pilot, must take a team of scientists to go determine which of 3 planets is the most habitable for humans.
Released in 1997, The Game is directed by David Ficher. Also, the movie features Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn, Deborah Kara Unger, Peter Donat, Carroll Baker, Armin Mueller-Stahl.
A successful banker named Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas) finds himself in an interesting situation when his alienated brother Conrad (Sean Penn) makes an appearance on his birthday with an unusual gift: a game that is personalized and requires the player to participate in real-life. Offered by the company called Consumer Recreation Services, Nicholas reluctantly accepts. It starts as a harmless game but quickly takes a turn for the worst and Orton begins to fear for his life.
The Sixth Sense
Released in 1999, The Sixth Sense is directed by M. Knight Shyamalan. Also, the movie stars Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, and Olivia Williams.
Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) is a young boy with a dark secret that haunts him. He sees dead people. He never tells anyone about the agony except for child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis). Dr. Crowe tries to help Cole find answers to his supernatural abilities. However, the path they take awakens them to answers they weren’t expecting.
Released in 2006, The Prestige is directed by Christopher Nolan. Also, this movie stars Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Cain, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, and David Bowie.
Set in Edwardian London, Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale), worked together as shills for a magician until a horrible incident occurred. They proceed to start their own separate magic careers and their rivalry continues to build up as one of the magicians performs the ultimate trick. To uncover the secret of the trick, his rival starts down a dangerous path. Using perilous science experiments that put him and everyone around the two magicians in grave danger.
The Usual Suspects
Released in 1995, The Usual Suspect is directed by Bryan Singer. Also, the movie stars Stephan Baldwin, Gabriel Bryne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, Kevin Spacey, Suzy Amis, Benicio del Toro, and Giancarlo Esposito.
After a gun battle on a boat that left 27 dead, a lone eye witness and participant tells the story of what led up to the gruesome gun battle on the boat. All this started with a seemingly arbitrary police lineup where five criminals met each other, leading to the crazy ride that lies ahead.
Released in 1999, Fight Club is directed by David Fincher. Also, the movie stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf, and Jared Leto.
A nameless, depressed, and insomniac man (Edward Norton) led a relatively boring life as an automobile recall specialist. He would attend support groups and pose as someone who suffered from testicular cancer to purge or relieve his emotional tensions. He did this as a remedy for his insomnia. Another imposter named Marla Singer disturbs his self medicating routine. Her presence reminds him that he is attending these groups dishonestly.
Everything changes though when he meets a carefree soap salesman named, Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt). The two start an underground fight club with strict rules that cannot be broken. Other men who are fed up with their boring, uneventful lives start participating in the club. However, it doesn’t take long before everything begins to spiral out of control.