Everyone loves movies, it's one of the best ways to pass time and learn from them as well. Movies are categorised based on what it says and how it's made, the likes of Forzen, Kung Fu Panda and Tinkerbell are so light that makes you relaxed.
While movies like The Shawshank Redemption, 12 Years A Slave bring tears to our eyes. There's yet another genre of movies that completely leave us speechless, and they are called psychological thrillers.
Movie buffs are so obsessed with psychological thrillers, as it gives a sense of suspense and keeps you guessing till the last minute. Some fascinating movies of this genre are talked about even after so many decades.
Although the classics are great, the modern movies are just so fantastic to watch, thanks to the technology. Some of the modern psychological thrillers are so beautiful and each one is a masterpiece.
The following list of movies are a whole new level of thrillers, because they not only maintain the suspense till the end, but sometimes even demands a second viewing to completely understand the whole depth of the movie.
According to us, this list includes:
This masterpiece by Richard Kelly starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Maggie Gyllenhaal is an absolute treat to watch if you are into time travel and parallel universe theories. The movie is so mind-boggling that it's very hard to understand in the first viewing, unless of course you can google the plot and know it from there.
This movie explores the dark side of magicians and their psychological disturbances that cause them to do whatever it takes to reach the fabbled stardom and fame. This is a dark movie that leaves you spell-bound and keeps you thinking long after the movie is over.
This black and white 1958 movie is still one of the best psychological thrillers of all time. Sure there are movies like Inception that are beyond comparison, this movie deserves the credit because this movie explores the darker realm of the mind of a cop with acrophobia. This movie is an example of the absolute marvel of cinema.
Yet another Christopher Nolan movie that deserves appreciation, although his first movie attracted a positive response from critics, this movie is where he established himself as the master of psychological thrillers. This movie follows a man with short term memory loss and how he finds the person responsible for the murder of his wife.
Based on the short story by Robert A. Heinlein, this movie is a fine example of a paradox movie. The movie explores the different possiblities of time travel and one such iteration is portrayed in the movie. The movie leaves you wondering about the paradox it creates onto itself.
David Fitcher known to bring spell binding movies, has directed this beauty of a film. This movie did not do well in theatres, but the DVD sales hit the top of the roof. This movie is talked about so much because of the screenplay and the true brilliance of Fitcher.
The Sixth Sense
Arguably one of the best movies by director M. Night Shyamalan. This movie is so brilliant in terms of film editing and screenplay that, once you know the ending, you'll never watch the movie the same way again. The scenes are played out so brilliantly that the clues are right in front of you the whole time and yet you fail to notice until the end. It's a pure classic.
This movie is possibly the least budget sci-fi film of all time. This movie became an accidental hit and spurred a lot of debate and controversies on the film's story. This movie is so confusing and mind-boggling that you have to watch it several times and follow the narration carefully to understand this genius of a film.
This neo-noir psychological thriller is directed by none other than David Fitcher starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman. The shocking revelations at the final scenes of the movie forces you to rewatch the movie to make note of the findings from the beginning of the movie.
The most confusing movie of all time is this one. The movie revolves around two women trying to find the memory of one of the women. The movie gets so confusing that the dreams and reality in the movie starts to merge and overlap and change sequences. The DVD sales of this movie included clues to watch out for, inorder to follow the storyline and differentiate dream from reality.