We have prepared this top 10 of the best psychological movies, in my opinion that impressed me over the time. You can say that the top is somewhat subjective – after all how could it be otherwise? We collected 10 new or old psychological movies that are worth to be seen!
Once a while, an amnesiac guy forgets everything that happened and need to be taken again. For his happiness, he set up a system to remember the important things every time: tattoo his body with all sorts of information, keeps notes and take pictures with common people. All they do with one goal: to find and punish his wife’s killer. The story flows in a totally original and innovative for the time when it was released to theaters.
An excellent movie that managed to make history at the Oscars. It gathered no more and no less than five major Oscars: Best Movie, Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins), Best Actress (Jodie Foster), Best Director (Jonathan Demme) and the best adaptation (Ted Tally). Hannibal Lecter, a psychotic killer makes a deal with an FBI agent (Jodie Foster), a fragile young woman to obtain valuable information. Why would he do that? For a chance to catch Buffalo Bill – another killer who is won’t to flay their victims.
Nicole Kidman makes a magisterial work with his psychological role in this movie. Grace is a young girl who comes to take refuge in a town called Dogville, a handful of gangsters who pursue him. In order to remain in the community, she agrees to do certain tasks to help the villagers concerned. At the time when gangsters begin to look increasingly more and get in Dogville, the villagers ask them to exchange services becoming more “personal”. Grace comes to be the “slave” of them.
Due to some awkward circumstances, 10 people get to be both in the same dilapidated motel: a cop who accompanies a criminal, a feuds family, a married couple, a driver and a former star of the ’80s. A feeling of terror and mystery motel is laid among people when they start dying one by one in dubious circumstances. The end is extremely tense and original.
06. Butterfly Effect
It is one of the best psychological movies. A young man, Evan (Ashton Kutcher) discovers his extraordinary power. Has the ability to walk through time, to return at some point in his life. He sees this as a chance to fix the mistakes that he did. All he have to do is to read his diary, with which can travel back in time. By reshaping the past, he hopes to change the fate of loved ones in his life.
Patrick McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) falls in love for a girl of 15 years and reaches in prison for corruption of minors. At this point, McMurphy would be foolish to pretend and manages to be sent to an asylum. But notes that no place in this life is easy. The head assistance, Mildred Ratched (Louise Fletcher) proves to be more dangerous than people with whom they persecute. Trying to heat less oppressive atmosphere of the asylum, McMurphy’s fellow corrupts them at card games and basketball and are able to lift them from their general lethargy.
Sara (Ellen Burstyn) is a full widow obsessed with a television broadcast, which receives an invitation. Sara love of television and chocolate, two great pleasures of her life. But to be more presentable in the nation, she begins a drastic and dangerous weight loss diet, based on some pills that seem harmless at first.
03. Control Factor
Lance Bishop, played by Adam Baldwin, runs a successful insurance company. His fate takes a turn for worse when someone tries to kill him. Although not successful, the Bishop tells villain even before it caught something like: “If you know what I know…” After this event begins to have nightmares and hear voices urging him to kill his wife. The movie also starring Elizabeth Berkley.
02. Vanilla Sky
Easily glide through life, David Aames appears to be part of a glamorous existence. Handsome, wealthy and charismatic, the young journalist has almost everything he wants, yet it seems that something is missing. One night, David meets his dream girl but lost due to small mistakes. Came unexpectedly fast on a journey through love, romance, comedy, suspicion and dreams, David finds himself in a fierce search your soul and discover the precious and ephemeral side of true love.
A serial killer with a brilliant mind starts a game of cat and mouse with two forensic detectives. The oldest of them is going to retire in a week, so he wants to catch the killer as soon as possible. The other is a young, energetic, who looks with a slight contempt and resignation capped partner. The action takes place in a nameless city, drowned by rain and leaden skies down permanently. Syrian crimes continue, the killer seemed to punish the victims for having committed one of the seven deadly sins.