Thursday, May 30, 2024

The top 5 Hollywood movies that mess with your mind

Sumedha Sen (Sub-Editor)

Hollywood has a range of movie masterpieces in its arsenal that compel us to put on our thinking hats and dig deeper to find the right answers. Such mind-boggling films amaze us with their storytelling and cinematography, leaving us awestruck. They often have us scratching our heads and wondering what is right and wrong. If you are on the lookout for such films, we have a specially curated list for you. From crime thrillers to psychological suspense thrillers to sci-fi action, these movies are sure to blow your mind.

1. Shutter Island

Shutter Island is one of the best psychological thrillers of all time. This Martin Scorsese film tells the tale of Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule, two US marshals assigned to look into a psychiatric asylum on Shutter Island after a patient goes missing. They later uncover a shocking and mysterious truth that amazes them and gets them into trouble. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, and Mark Ruffalo in the lead roles.

2. Inception

Written and directed by the renowned filmmaker Christopher Nolan, Inception is a sci-fi action film. It portrays the story of a thief who steals corporate secrets by using dream-sharing technology to inverse the task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O., but his past life leads his team to disaster. This was one of the best Hollywood films of 2010.

3. The Sixth Sense

M. Night Shyamalan wrote and directed The Sixth Sense. The film portrays the story of a child psychologist, Malcolm Crowe, who treats a young boy, Cole, who can see dead people and talk. Later, Cole helps Malcolm reconcile with his estranged wife. The film stars Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, and Toni Collette.

4. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

The psychological thriller Perfume: The Story of a Murderer will leave you amazed as the story unfolds. This movie depicts the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with an unnatural sense of smell, who wants to create the world’s finest perfume. His work making perfumes takes a dark turn as he starts killing people for making his perfume. The film stars Ben Whishaw in the role of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille.

5. The Crows

The Crows is a horror thriller movie that Edzard Onneken directed and Holger Badura and Sven Bottcher wrote. The Crows depicts the story of how, after a truck accident, the lab crows escape and provoke panic in the neighbourhood. Alexandra, a young pregnant lady, tries every way to escape from it and raise her neighbours’ awareness about the danger.

These movies will definitely blow your mind, so do not forget to include these amazing thriller movies on your watchlist.

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