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Mindfuck Movies

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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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2. Mulholland Drive (2001)
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5. Inland Empire (2006)
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6. The Fountain (2006)
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7. Naked Lunch (1991)
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8. Being John Malkovich (1999)
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9. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
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10. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
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11. Persona (1966)
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12. Pi (1998)

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13. The Machinist (2004)
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14. Memento (2000)
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15. Lost Highway (1997)
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16. Primer (2004)

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17. Oldboy (2003)
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18. Eraserhead (1977)
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19. American Psycho (2000)
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20. Barton Fink (1991)
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21. The Shining (1980)
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22. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
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23. Black Swan (2010)
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24. Videodrome (1983)
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25. Brazil (1985)
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26. The Sixth Sense (1999)
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27. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

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28. The Illusionist (2006)
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29. The Others (2001)

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30. Fight Club (1999)
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31. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
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32. The Prestige (2006)
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33. Kontroll (2003)
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34. Spider (2002)

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35. Jacob's Ladder (1990)

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36. Altered States (1980)

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37. The Skeleton Key (2005)

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38. Total Recall (1990)

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39. The Game (1997)
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40. Inception (2010)
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41. American Beauty (1999)
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42. Donnie Darko (2001)
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43. Revolver (2005)

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44. Blade Runner (1982)
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45. Dark City (1998)

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46. Cypher (2002)
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47. Crash (1996)

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48. Blue Velvet (1986)
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49. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)

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50. The Usual Suspects (1995)
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Some of these films might not be considered as mindfuck, but I added them anyways.

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Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 4 0:33
I love these kind of movies, great list!
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 4 2:47
I think you missed "Triangle." (2007.)
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 7 13:01
Shutter Island?
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 13 21:00
great list... [Link removed - login to see]">mindfuck.isgreat.org
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 20 14:11
Ideas-
Night Watch

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The Big Lebowski

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The Living and the Dead

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The Butcher Boy

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Magnolia
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Apr 29 19:27
good list
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Apr 29 22:35
Great list.
Secret window would also fit in.
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Apr 30 0:38
Ohh yeah! Pretty much agree with all of those.
What about One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, The Silence Of The Lambs, Teeth, Cannibal Holocaust, The Human Centipede and Black Swan?
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at May 5 2:40
great mindfuck list ;)
i think you can add "Big fish" too
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at May 22 14:30
Great List
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 10 0:34
Lucky Number Slevin? A twist ending does not make it a mindfuck movie. also, @SJMJ91, the only thing you listed that comes close to mindfuck is Black Swan. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and The Silence Of The Lambs - movies about crazy people. Fairly straightforward and linear, nothing shocking. Teeth, Cannibal Holocaust and The Human Centipede - Fucked Up, not mindfucks.
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 12 3:46
Excellent
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 17 5:07
basically a list of Lynch, Kubrick, Arnofsky, Gilliam, Nolan films. Where's Von Treer's Europa and Antichrist, plus Gaspar Noe's Irreversilbe or Enter the Void.
P.S. You should get the films name right "The Pier" is called "La Jetee", no one knows it as the pier. TROOLOLOLOLALALALA
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 18 17:34
Agree with ecstasyd above. I LOVE LOVE LOVE these type of movies. And I love this list for two reasons:
1. Primer - the movie is brilliant yet so underrated so it's nice to see someone actually know and acknowledging the movie.
2. David Lynch - two of my most fave movies from my fave director, Mulholland Drive and Blue Velvet, appear on this list it makes me smile. =)
Posted: 2 years, 12 months ago at Aug 22 7:31
MARTYRS!!!! My fav foreign horror!!! And I don't care for asian horror either!! Just do yourself a favor and see it!!!! Other then that you get an A+ in my book for this list!!!
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Aug 27 13:30
Very good list with amazing and mindf**k pics!
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Sep 20 18:07
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Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Sep 21 0:01
Finally an useful list between hundreds of lists about semi-nude women and cute pictures of celebrities.
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Sep 21 3:56
Lucky Number Slevin? A twist ending does not make it a mindfuck movie. also, @SJMJ91, the only thing you listed that comes close to mindfuck is Black Swan. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and The Silence Of The Lambs
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Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Sep 21 18:32
I loved your list
have you ever seen Mr. Nobody?
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Oct 11 5:36
Awesome list!
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Oct 22 8:17
Great selection!

Probably the most complete list about this genre. Well Done!
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Oct 22 8:26
Good stuff, my man.
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Nov 8 11:36
A good list. Vanilla Sky should be included.
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Nov 16 9:17
IRREVERSIBLE is a great mind fuck movie.
Also INTO THE VOID.
They are both from the same Director Gaspard Noe.
Posted: 2 years, 8 months ago at Dec 9 0:35
Fabulous. We're hoping our newest film will do honor to the mind fuck list! [Link removed - login to see]
Ouija movie shot entirely on Super8mm...
Posted: 2 years, 7 months ago at Jan 2 19:34
It's very strange to not post original 'Solaris' by Andrei Tarkovsky, which is masterpiece, and post very bad adaption of film by steven soderbergh.
Posted: 2 years, 7 months ago at Jan 2 19:58
I'm surprised, you got Paprika but left off Perfect Blue. Sunshine would go great here too.
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Jan 23 21:06
great list!
Posted: 2 years, 4 months ago at Apr 1 11:05
Dude you got your stuff way wrong...you probably a film buff but you got it coming when you put movies such as American Beauty. Cypher, Revolver and Slevin in the same list as Kubrick and Lynch. Work your stuff out.
Some are artists, others are mere filmmakers.
Some produce philosophy, others merely entertain.

Creating or promoting a certain Philosophy through the narrative of cinema is not necessarily a mindfuck. A mere twist in the ending is not necessarily a mindfuck.

Good for you keep watching movies, but all in all a very unconvincing list.
Posted: 2 years, 3 months ago at May 4 16:56
Nice list ,Also try
little neglected ones - King of the Ants (2003),
The Man from Earth (2007)

Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jun 8 22:36
A really mind fuck one is Pink Flamingos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jun 9 0:42
Many of these movies here [Link removed - login to see]
Posted: 2 years, 1 month ago at Jul 1 8:50

Great list, one often forgotten gem:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060955/
Posted: 2 years ago at Jul 29 9:39
You forgot Alice in Wonderland, Moonwalker, Rock a Doodle, Cool World and Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure
Posted: 2 years ago at Jul 29 15:13
Spider Forest (Asian Lynch-ian horror rime flick) is my suggestion

and I second Perfect Blue
Posted: 1 year, 11 months ago at Sep 2 12:57
Nice list, but you've missed a masterpiece of the kind : Eleven fourteen (2003), among a couple of others.

Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 11 13:52
Great list, add The Holy Mountain and El Topo (Alejandro Jodorowsky)and In the Mouth of Madness (John Carpenter).
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Dec 31 2:15
best list of mindfuck movies I ever found! :D
whoever likes mindfuck movies might be interested in the new community [Link removed - login to see]">mf-movies.com!
(you can add your own suggestions to the list and vote if the you consider the movies mindfucking or not.) check it out and spread the word! :)
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Posted: 1 year, 5 months ago at Mar 19 20:00
The Man from Earth
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Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Mar 25 13:13
Posted: 11 months, 2 weeks ago at Sep 4 15:54
Shutter Island?
Posted: 9 months ago at Nov 20 2:38
You have the best list of all! I always come to look for a suggestion. btw, i would add Dreamcatcher [2003] to the list!
Posted: 2 months, 1 week ago at Jun 12 14:57
nice one. consider also this titles:

funny games (original)
ex drummer
taxidermia

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