Are you bored with movies that are predictable and have monotone story lines? If yes, then don’t worry. This article is helping you to give some impeccable movie recommendations that will make your brain think harder. Thinking outside of the box helps you to develop your cognitive skills. By practicing well-thought-out thinking, both your thoughts and decisions can make a positive change in your life, on both a professional and personal level. You can hugely improve your critical thinking skills by watching these movies:
1. Possessions (1981)
A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he discovers more strange behaviors and bizarre incidents that indicate something more than a possessed love affair. This film has some iconic scenes that will live in your brain rent-free after you watch it.
2. Gone Girl (2014)
Nick Dunne’s wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. What happened to Amy Dunne? Was she killed? Or maybe she was being held as a hostage? Find out the truth about her disappearance yourself.
3. Perfect Blue (1997)
A retired pop singer Mima Kirigoe decided to become an actress. Who would’ve guessed that her decision would ruin her sanity for the rest of her life? Her reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past. This film is indeed confusing but in a good way.
4. Fight Club (1999)
A ticking-time-bomb insomniac met a slippery soap salesman and they decided to form a club to channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground “fight clubs” forming in every town until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion. Stay out till the end of the movie to witness one of the greatest plot twists of all time.
5. Donnie Darko (2001)
A troubled teenager Donald “Donnie” Darko sleepwalks outside, led by a mysterious voice. Once outside, he meets a figure in a monstrous rabbit costume who introduces himself as “Frank” and tells Donnie that the world will end in precisely 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 12 seconds. Donnie wakes up the next morning on the green of a local golf course and returns home to discover a jet engine has crashed into his bedroom. His older sister Elizabeth tells him the FAA investigators do not know its origin. Pay attention to EVERY second of this film, or you won’t be able to understand the plot of this movie.
So, what are you waiting for? Grab your favorite snacks plus beverage and watch these masterpieces that I’ve told you about! Oh, and don’t forget to take paracetamol in case you have a migraine after watching them. You’re welcome.