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Added by Yamamura Tsukiko

on 24 Oct 2009 08:57

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Deceptive Reality Cinema

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1. Dark City (1998)
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People who added this item 57  Average listal rating (32 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.2 
2. Cello (2005)
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3. Funny Games (1997)
I'm including this film cuz it messes with your emotions.
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4. Nirvana (1997)
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People who added this item 736  Average listal rating (378 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 7.9 
5. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
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6. 12 Monkeys (1995)
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7. Inception (2010)
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8. The Machinist (2004)
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9. Steppenwolf (1974)

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10. Storm (2005)

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11. Moon (2009)

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12. The Tenant (1976)
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13. Spider (2002)
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14. Brazil (1985)
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15. Shutter Island (2010)
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16. Blind Chance (1987)
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People who added this item 585  Average listal rating (354 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.2 
17. Strange Days (1995)
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People who added this item 894  Average listal rating (588 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
18. eXistenZ (1999)
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19. Pi (1998)
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20. Paprika (2006)
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21. 2046 (2004)
Unsure if this should be in this list.
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22. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
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23. Donnie Darko (2001)
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24. The Usual Suspects (1995)
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25. The Truman Show (1998)
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26. The Matrix (1999)
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27. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
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28. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
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29. The Animatrix (2003)
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30. Millennium Actress (2001)
Through a unique story-telling retrospective I felt inclined to include this film within this category.
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31. The Butterfly Effect (2004)
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32. THX 1138 (1971)
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33. Waking Life (2001)
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34. Last Action Hero (1993)
A much underrated film, here reality is played out in an iconic and humorous way.
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35. Audition (1999)
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36. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
The last line of the film after the final credits says it all.
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Comments

Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Oct 24 21:27
Further suggestions to increase this list are very welcome.
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Sep 9 2:08
I love Dark City and Donnie Darko,excellent choices. Also Usual Suspects and Truman Show are very good. There are a couple on the list that I haven't heard of before, but a good list.
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Sep 9 2:51
Love this list! I think that Moon and Inception would both go pretty well here. If you're going for older films too, Steppenwolf is pretty alternate-reality as well.
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Sep 9 18:51
sleepless101, I shall look out for those films you mentioned, and thanks for the suggestion. You are quite right bwt Inception, that will get an immediate "add". Both coasternut and sleepless101, thank you both for your comments.
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Sep 12 20:16
Storm (2005) is a great underrated Swedish film. I'm not sure why I'm so fond of this movie... oh subjective reality and emotionally dark... yep that would do it ;)
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Sep 12 20:26
Thanx, jaytoast, for the suggestion of Storm. I am unaware of this film (and I love Swedish films!) so I gotta check it out.
Posted: 2 years ago at Aug 12 3:46
An excellent list. I need to check out some of these. Good work.

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