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Added by mom3feistykids on 30 Jul 2011 03:21
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Philosophy in Movies: Free Will & Determinism

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People who added this item 646 Average listal rating (370 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
This film deals with the subject of brainwashing.
People who added this item 835 Average listal rating (520 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
I haven't seen this remake of the old classic.
People who added this item 6135 Average listal rating (4153 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
A criminal is brainwashed into being non-violent.
People who added this item 4662 Average listal rating (3276 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.6
Potential criminals are identified and arrested before committing their crimes.
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People who added this item 2307 Average listal rating (1538 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
Gattaca (1997)
A man struggles to overcome his biological destiny.
People who added this item 5171 Average listal rating (3433 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Memento (2000)
Is a man disabled by short term memory loss really able to act freely?
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People who added this item 1242 Average listal rating (814 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7
An affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. Thanks to Xanadon't for the suggestion.
People who added this item 4582 Average listal rating (3119 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
A violent neo-Nazi makes the unexpected choice to reject racism, anti-Semitism and violence.
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People who added this item 2245 Average listal rating (1412 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Run Lola Run (1998)
This German film explores the idea that even small choices can alter the course of our lives. Thanks to Xanadon't for the suggestion.
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People who added this item 721 Average listal rating (433 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Sliding Doors (1998)
Another movie exploring the idea that even small choices can alter the course of our lives. Thanks to Xanadon't for the suggestion.

I am seeking movies for a curriculum on Film Studies & Philosophy I'm writing for my homeschooled teen-ager and me. This section deals with determinism and free will. Are our choices determined for us, or do we have free will? Comments and suggestions are enthusiastically welcomed. :-)

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