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Mystery and Mindf*ck Movies

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Do you know any good mystery and/or thriller movies? Yung mapapaisip ka habang nanunuod.

 

Movies like Identity (2003), Enemy (2013), Predestination (2014), The Prestige (2006), Shutter Island (2010)

 

 

 

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Can we include horror films too or better na create another thread na lang? I don't want to litter the place with redundant topics.

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@noturextraordinaryguy 

 

basically yes lol. medyo namindf*cked ako sa Predestination naghahanap ako ng papalit haha

 

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just include it here sir may mga mystery/thriller naman na movie na classified as horror

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My list. Pinagsama-sama ko na pyschological thriller, neo-noir, crime/murder mystery, etc. since lahat naman sila ay may tinge ng mystery and thriller.

 

Suicide Kings (1997) - Medyo luma na pero it's a good movie. It twists the whodunit sub-genre with a Reservoir Dogs kind of vibe (mid-90s kasi and there were a lot Reservoir Dogs wannabe film during that period).

Reservoir Dogs (1992) - A neo-noir crime film from Tarantino. One of his earliest and definitely one of top films.

The Game (1997) - A film by David Fincher (Se7en, Gone Girl).It kinda makes you guess if Michael Douglas is being fcked over throughout the film or if everything is just part of the game.

L.A. Confidential (1997) - Another neo-noir crime film set in the 50s. It's not a thriller in the sense na wall-to-wall action or suspense but the story and characters are great.

La Orfanato/The Orphanage (2007) - A Spanish ghost story film na may halong drama.

Mulholland Drive (2001) - A David Lynch movie. Good luck figuring the movie out.

Berberian Sound Studio (2012) - Good luck figuring out what the hell did you just watched part 2

The Vengeance Trilogy - Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Old boy (2003), Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005) - Don't watch the 2013 US remake of Old Boy.

Zodiac (2007) - Another Fincher film based on the real-life investigation of the Zodiac Killer. Don't go in expecting a clean resolution at the end of the movie since the Zodiac Killer hasn't been caught until now.

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) - I'm guessing na malamang maraming ng nakapanood nito pero just in case, I'm including it here.

Saw (2004) - I'm not a fan of gore porn pero 'yung unang Saw is actually quite decent.

Devil (2010) - It received mixed reviews but I think it accomplished what it set out to do. People stuck in an elevator and one of them is the literal devil referred in the title.

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Thanks again to 9gag. Despite the general douchebaggery of its community, some do have great taste in movies.

 

A few of these aren't straight up mystery like Locke or the Last King of Scotland but they are thrillers. I haven't seen Son of Saul, Filth, and Midnight Special so I can't comment on their quality but word of mouth indicate they are above average.

 

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"Locke" is not that great plot-wise in my opinion. Don't want to spoil it but the camera work is the only thing i liked about it

 

For me Locke was more about Tom Hardy's performance much like Ryan Reynold's Buried.

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Inception, Predestination, Truman show, Interstellar, Shutter Island, Source Code, The Signal, Rubber, The Game, Anonymous

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Yeah Midnight Special isn't for everyone. It's a slow burn, throwback to late 70s/early 80s science fiction. Kinda like House of the Devil and The Innkeepers.

Mr. Nobody is a very underrated film. Jared Leto knows how to pick his movies. It's more about the character rather than the fantastical situation he was in. I guess all great science fiction are like that - the sci-fi aspect is just the backdrop and the central theme is always about the human condition.

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I saw Lights Out yesterday and unfortunately this is one of those movies na well-received critically and I don't get why.

Sure it's a big metaphor for depression and they weren't very subtle about it but as a horror film, it's by the numbers. Without revealing too much, the way it resolved was kinda telegraphed in the last 15 minutes of the movie.

I'd still put The Babadook way above this one in terms of similarity in themes.

The movie's tracking to make gangbusters but that's no surprise since the horror genre is still the most profitable movies in Hollywood (no, the superhero genre isn't)

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