12 Movies That Will Make You Question Your Entire Existence

Are you tired of watching the same old predictable movies with predictable endings? Want to dive deep into the unknown and come out questioning your very existence?

Here is the list of movies that will do just that! From mind-bending thrillers to existential dramas, these films will challenge everything you thought you knew about yourself and the world.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

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You’ll have your mind twisted with this Sci-fi/Romance movie – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Joel and Clementine – the two main characters – voluntarily erase their memories of each other. However, as the story progresses, they realize they’ve already met. This movie leaves viewers questioning the essence of love and the human mind.

Donnie Darko (2001) 

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Imagine a giant creepy rabbit calling your name – Donnie Darko will keep you guessing as you follow the dark and mysterious story of time travel, mental illness, and a mysterious rabbit-like figure named Frank.

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

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Jacob’s Ladder is a riveting tale that follows a US Army veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life after serving in a battle. Unfortunately, his return to society is marred by intense hallucinations, including terrifying encounters with demons and near-death experiences with oncoming traffic.

As the story unfolds, you discover that the heart-rending loss of his son haunts Jacob, who is undergoing a form of detachment after being given a new drug.

Vanilla Sky (2001)

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In Vanilla Sky, Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, and Cameron Diaz take you on a wild ride through dreams and reality. The turns and twists of the plot will leave you curious about everything you thought you knew about the characters and their motivations.

Fight Club (1999)

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Edward Norton and Brad Pitt star in this mind-blowing movie that will make you question everything you know about society, masculinity, and identity. It shows the revolution against society’s boring norms. With its raw exploration of masculinity, consumerism, and the search for identity, this film will take you on an intense journey through the human psyche.

Her (2013)

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Her is an emotional exploration of human relationships’ complexities in the technology age. Joaquin Phoenix delivers a passionately charged portrayal of a man who finds himself hopelessly enamored with his computer’s operating system, Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johansson. You’ll be mindblown by the storyline.

Predestination (2014)

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Predestination is a mind-bending time travel movie that challenges the conception of free will. As the protagonist rides through time, he realizes he is stuck in a never-ending cycle of causality, where every action he takes leads only to his predetermined destiny.

With an intricate plot that will leave you questioning the very fabric of reality, Predestination is a must-watch for any fan of sci-fi and time travel.

The Truman Show (1998)

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Privacy leaks are creepy, aren’t they?

The Truman Show uncovers the dark reality of the entertainment industry. Truman’s entire life has been a scripted reality show without his knowledge or consent. Millions around the world are watching his every move. This film will make you question your own reality and the ethics of entertainment.

Shutter Island (2010)

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Are you a fan of Leonardo DiCaprio? Then you won’t want to miss “Shutter Island”! Follow U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, played by Leo, as he tries to solve a case at a creepy hospital. This movie will have you hooked from start to end with its suspenseful plot and mind-boggling twists. You’ll be left wondering what’s real and what’s not as Teddy’s own sanity comes into question.

The Matrix (1999)

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The Matrix will ask you: Are we living in a world controlled by machines, just like the characters in the movie?
Keanu Reeves plays Neo, a computer programmer who discovers the shocking truth about his world. With the help of Morpheus and Trinity, Neo learns to fight against the agents of the Matrix and discover the truth about his existence.

Interstellar (2014)

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After watching Interstellar, you’re going to fall in love with the galaxy and be scared for the future of the Earth – simultaneously! It’s mind-bending visuals and complex physics concepts make it a must-watch for sci-fi fans. Humanity’s fate hangs as a brave crew of explorers ventures into the unknown depths of space through a mysterious wormhole, risking everything to find a new home and save their dying planet.

The idea that time is fluid and can be manipulated through gravitational forces adds an extra layer of intrigue to the already riveting story.

Inception (2010)

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Are you wondering why we placed this movie on our list? See for yourself and enter the world of the subconscious with Inception.

Dom Cobb and his team specialize in extracting valuable secrets from the depths of the mind, but their next job requires something even more dangerous- Inception. The heist of the century will need the team to plant an idea in a target’s mind, but it’s not just their lives at stake. Can they pull off the impossible, or will they fall into an endless limbo?

12 Movies That Took a Dark and Unexpected Turn

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Just when you least expect it, these films take a turn for the macabre, morphing from happy-go-lucky entertainments to bleak, twisted nightmares without breaking a sweat. Whether for shock value or to reflect some “life lesson.” Here are 12 movies that swapped cheer for chills in the blink of an eye.

12 Movies That Took a Dark and Unexpected Turn

13 Movies With Jaw-Dropping Plot Twists

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Some movies are even remembered for their surprising endings rather than for everything that preceded them. That’s why, on this list, we’ll go over eight of the most astonishing plot twists ever seen in a film – the kind of revelation that makes you see flicks with an entirely new perspective.

The Shocking Finale: 13 Movies With Jaw-Dropping Plot Twists

10 Amazing TV Shows With Terrible Endings

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The saying “the bigger they are, the harder they fall” rings true regarding TV shows. Whether due to inexplicable executive decisions or because the writers simply ran out of ideas after many successful seasons, these ten TV shows disappointed fans and critics with their unsatisfactory – and even downright terrible – endings.

10 Amazing TV Shows With Terrible Endings

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