THRILL THE SENSES and BOG THE MIND

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Which are the best brain twisting psychological thriller movies ever made?

These are my personal favorites and these movies are really worth watching. So, fasten your seat belts and be ready with that popcorn… and just INDULGE.

2010 ‧ Drama/Mystery ‧ 1h 50m

8/10IMDb

86%Rotten Tomatoes

79%Metacritic

88% Google users liked this film

Nina (Natalie Portman) is a ballerina whose passion for the dance rules every facet of her life. When the company’s artistic director decides to replace his prima ballerina for their opening production of “Swan Lake,” Nina is his first choice. She has competition in newcomer Lily (Mila Kunis) however. While Nina is perfect for the role of the White Swan, Lily personifies the Black Swan. As rivalry between the two dancers transforms into a twisted friendship, Nina’s dark side begins to emerge.

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2010 ‧ Thriller/Drama ‧ 2h 18m

8.1/10IMDb

68%Rotten Tomatoes

63%Metacritic

93% Google users liked this film

The implausible escape of a brilliant murderess brings U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his new partner (Mark Ruffalo) to Ashecliffe Hospital, a fortress-like insane asylum located on a remote, windswept island. The woman appears to have vanished from a locked room, and there are hints of terrible deeds committed within the hospital walls. As the investigation deepens, Teddy realizes he will have to confront his own dark fears if he hopes to make it off the island alive.

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1991 ‧ Drama/Crime film ‧ 2h 18m

8.6/10IMDb

85%Metacritic

95%Rotten Tomatoes

89% Google users liked this film

Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI’s training academy. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

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2005 ‧ Crime film/Thriller ‧ 1h 44m

7.1/10IMDb

68%Rotten Tomatoes

58%Metacritic

80% Google users liked this film

Hayley (Ellen Page) is a precocious teenager who goes to a coffee shop to meet Jeff (Patrick Wilson), the photographer she met on the Internet. Jeff thinks he is in for a real treat, but Hayley plays a trick on him. After drugging Jeff and tying him down, Hayley reveals that she knows Jeff preys on teenage girls and she has a plan to wring a confession from him.

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2004 ‧ Mystery/Thriller ‧ 1h 36m

6.6/10IMDb

46%Metacritic

2/5Empire

87% Google users liked this film

While in the process of an ugly divorce from his wife (Maria Bello), writer Mort Rainey (Johnny Depp) relocates to his remote cabin in upstate New York for solitude. Attempting to recover his mental health, Rainey has the misfortune of being found by John Shooter (John Turturro), a farmer who claims Rainey plagiarized his work. At first, Rainey ignores the accusations, but Shooter has no intention of quietly disappearing. Soon, Shooter becomes increasingly vicious in his quest for retribution.

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2009 ‧ Drama/Thriller ‧ 2h 3m

7/10IMDb

56%Rotten Tomatoes

42%Metacritic

91% Google users liked this film

Devastated by the loss of their unborn baby, Kate (Vera Farmiga) and John (Peter Sarsgaard) decide to adopt a child. At the orphanage, both feel drawn to a little girl (Isabelle Fuhrman) named Esther, and soon the couple take their new daughter home. But when a dangerous series of events unfolds, Kate begins to suspect that there is something evil lurking behind the child’s angelic exterior.

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2015 ‧ Mystery/Thriller ‧ 1h 48m

7.1/10IMDb

92%Rotten Tomatoes

77%Metacritic

79% Google users liked this film

When married couple Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall) unexpectedly encounter Gordo (Joel Edgerton), an acquaintance from Simon’s past, little do they know that their perfect lives will be thrown into a terrifying tailspin. At first, Simon doesn’t recognize Gordo, but after a troubling series of uninvited encounters and mysterious gifts, a horrifying secret emerges. As Robyn learns what really happened between Simon and Gordo, she begins to question how well she knows her spouse.

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2002 ‧ Thriller/Drama ‧ 1h 56m

5.7/10IMDb

22%Rotten Tomatoes

53%CSFD

77% Google users liked this film

Working-class waitress Slim (Jennifer Lopez) finds her life transformed when she marries wealthy contractor Mitch (Billy Campbell). She settles into an idyllic suburban life and seems to have everything she wants. Her dream is shattered when she discovers her husband is anything but perfect. His abusive behavior forces her to go on the run, eluding an increasingly obsessive Mitch and his lethal henchman.

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1997 ‧ Drama/Mystery ‧ 2h 15m

7.8/10IMDb

73%Rotten Tomatoes

61%Metacritic

82% Google users liked this film

Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas) is a successful banker who keeps mostly to himself. When his estranged brother Conrad (Sean Penn) returns on his birthday with an odd gift — participation in a personalized, real-life game — Nicholas reluctantly accepts. Initially harmless, the game grows increasingly personal, and Orton begins to fear for his life as he eludes agents from the mysterious game’s organizers. With no one left to trust and his money gone, Orton must find answers for himself.

(Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ; youtube)

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