What are the best mind bending movies?

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    #1Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko is a science-fiction drama thriller movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, and Mary McDonnell. It was written and directed by Richard Kelly. The movie was premiered in the Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2001.

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    Henry Carter
    Written on June 3, 2018
    "The best mind-bending movies make you go what the fuck. They make you feel like you just took some drugs. You don't understand what's going on but then you kind of do. You second guess yourself multiple times and wonder if a movie like this can exist. I want to see mind bending movies like that and this is a great link to movies like those. "
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    #2Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a romantic sci-fi movie by Michel Gondry about a young couple who has a falling out who then decide to have each other deleted from their memories via a medical procedure. It stars Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet.

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    Verónica Montiel
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "Jim Carrey is good in this movie, but not his best work. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a good mind bending movie though. It really makes you think about if you did erase an old girlfriend and what it would do to you. I recommend it."
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    #3Memento

    Memento

    Memento is a 2000 psychological thriller about Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce), a man with anterograde amnesia caused by head trauma. Shelby is trying to solve the mystery of his wife's murder by following clues from photos and tattoos on his own body.

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    Henry Ray
    Written on June 2, 2018
    "This is a film that asks for repeated viewings, and then rewards the effort. Told "backwards," this is, at its core, a touching film about a man looking for solace after the death of his wife. Even if one is already familiar with the story--indeed, even if one has seen it before--it is worth watching repeatedly as new details emerge."
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    #4The Prestige

    The Prestige

    The Prestige is a psychological film directed by Christopher Nolan, which is about the story of magicians  Robert Angier and Alfred Borden, who share an intense rivalry after being beaten by a tragedy. 

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    #5A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    Alex is the leader of a small gang of thugs who enjoy doing illegal and violent felonies. One day, he gets captured, and with the main goal of his rehabilitation into society, he is forced to undergo some controversial techniques to change his behavior. 

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    Marisol Carrillo
    Written on May 30, 2018
    "This movie is as old as I am, but it still holds up as a great example of a movie that will mess with your mind. It's not for the easily offended but if you can handle it, there's actually a message behind the disturbance."
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    #6Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive is a suspense and mystery drama directed by David Lynch. It was released in 2001 and starred Naomi Watts and Laura Harring. It is about an aspiring actress who found herself mired in a startling conspiracy.

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    Richard Pena
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "Mulholland Drive is a very intriguing movie filled with mystery. I am a fan of Lynch's work and still find that sometimes it is a challenge to wrap your mind around the story. This is very much a film that you learn more as you watch and pick up new things watching again and again."
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    #7Mother!

    Mother!

     Mother! is a psychological horror film released in 2017 starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. The story centers a couple who sees their happiness and well-being disrupted when some uninvited guests arrive at their home. 

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    Juan Larson
    Written on June 2, 2018
    "This film has everything for movie fans. The cinematography is phenomenal, the acting is amazing, and the plot is so hard to wrap your head around. You'll definitely want to go back and watch it again, and you'll still feel like you don't quite understand everything."
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    #8Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    Blade Runner is a 1982 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott. Rick Deckard is a blade runner which must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. 

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    Lawrence Simpson
    Written on May 30, 2018
    "Blade Runner is quite possibly one of my favorite science fiction movies. Set in a dystopian fututure Los Angeles, Deckard is a Blade Runner who sets out to track down replicants or androids that have escaped to Earth. The themes in this movie are timeless and this is a movie I can watch time and time again it never gets old."

Summary

Best What are the best mind bending movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Donnie DarkoMovies 13 Paid
2Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindMovies 11 Paid
3MementoMovies 9 Paid
4The PrestigeMovies 6 Paid
5A Clockwork OrangeMovies 6 Paid
6Mulholland DriveMovies 4 Paid
7Mother!Movies 3 Paid
8Blade RunnerMovies 2 Paid
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