18 Mind-Bending Philosophical Movies Will Make You Question The Whole World
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If you're tired of classic movies and are looking for movies that will blow your mind, you're in the right place. We prepared a list of philosophical movies that would question the value of humanity and morality.
But we should warn you first. Most of the movies in this list can really push your mind about what humanity is or isn't.
1. Blindness (2008)
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness.
IMDb: 6,6 2. The Quiet Earth (1985)
A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.
IMDb: 6,8 3. The Tree Of Life (2011)
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
IMDb: 6,8 4. Benny's Video (1992)
A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents.
IMDb: 7,2 5. They Live (1988)
A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.
IMDb: 7,3 6. Pi (1998)
A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.
IMDb: 7,4 7. Cache (2005)
A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch.
IMDb: 7,3 8. Mustang (2015)
When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.
IMDb: 7,6 9. Englar Alheimsins (2000)
Páll is an artistic and sensitive young man. Getting dumped by his girlfriend, Dagny, triggers his descent into madness. We follow him on his way to what seems like inevitable doom; at home with his parents who finally can't cope, and in the mental institution, Kleppur.
IMDb: 7,7 10. La planète sauvage (1973)
On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.
IMDb: 7,8 11. Der siebente Kontinent (1989)
A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister.
IMDb: 7,8 12. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
IMDb: 7,8 13. A torinói ló (2011)
A rural farmer is forced to confront the mortality of his faithful horse.
IMDb: 7,8 14. Children of Men (2006)
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
IMDb: 7,9 15. Nightcrawler (2014)
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
IMDb: 7,9 16. Tanin No Kao (1966)
A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.
IMDb: 8,0 17. Viskningar Och Rop (1972)
When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.
IMDb: 8,1 18. Stalker (1979)
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.