10 Mindfuck Movies You Might Not Know About
Mindfuck Movies That Are Underrated
Hollywood has long had a whole bunch of movies that they specifically put out there in order to fuck with our minds. Illuminati isn’t even to blame, they just like totally trolling with us by the seemingly normal names and stories and then adding plot twists so weird even the joker would be like “hold up there now satans”. Here’s a list of some mindfuck movies!
1 The Fountain
Combine sci-fi, tragedy, Hugh Jackman’s versatile acting abilities and romance and you get the fountain. It’s about one character trying to desperately save his beloved wife from a vicious brain disease, while the beloved wife is pretty much chill with her mortality and likes to keep a journal about it. Suffice to say, this move will make you feel a lot of emotions.
2 The Thirteenth Floor
A computer scientist creates a simulation in the year of 1937 (yes he’s a goddamn genius) and ends up as a suspect for the murder of his mentor and colleague. The story is full of what-the-fuck moments and will keep you on the edge of your seat while the scientist figures out what went wrong.
3 Jacob’s Ladder
Well if you were imagining what a war veteran would go through if his kid died and first wife to leave him, then this is the mindfuck movie for you. It gives an accurate portrayal of how minds slowly sink into complete and utter madness.
4 Primer (2004)
A bunch of engineers accidentally created a time machine and then didn’t know what the hell they should do about it. It gives you shocking twists and turns and will completely satisfy your inner nerd.
5 Angel Heart
This mindfuck movie starts like your everyday thriller about a guy hiring another guy to track down a completely different guy. But shit goes south when the guy they’re trying to find turns out to be dangerous and harder to find than Waldo.
6 The Game
Think the dolphin game but in the 90’s and only really rich people can play it. But with any game played by rich people, it’s not so simple and gets daring fast. Watch the main character survive the game.
7 Enter the Void (2009)
If you’re wondering how to take revenge after you die, then this is a good movie to give you useful tips. It’s also interesting to watch, as it’s a completely new perspective on death and humanity.
8 Mulholland Drive (2001)
One girl is almost murdered and fortunately just loses her old memories in the crash. She meets up with this new aspiring actress and together they try to figure out what the fuck is going on and well things get dark and complicated pretty fast.
9 The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Two messed up people adopt a girl who also turns out to be very messed up. After their tragic death, she copes with her crippling loneliness is just twisted ways that will make you wish you could give her a number for your therapist. Overall, it’s a horror show but really nicely directed.
10 It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2013)
A minimalistic animated mindfuck movie that manages to implore deep into the human psyche and cleverly shows it by a stick figure named Bill. Bill has mental problems and a nihilistic view of life but many of us can find this lil dude relatable.