13 Mind-Blowing Films That Will Change Your Perception of Life


Do you know when you watch a movie and immediately feel like a light has been switched on inside your head and you can think very clearly? When you suddenly feel inspired and analytical of everything in life.

In honor of those films, this list of movies over the years from different genres will help you see life in a different light and change something inside you. CAUTION You will not be the same person after you watch these mind-blowing films.

By Mariam Elhamy

Life of Pi

At the end of this movie, you’ll be left wondering what’s the truth and you will want to watch it again. As you know, Pi tells two different stories in this film and he leaves it up to the audience to decide which version they prefer to believe. A question of faith, which do you believe?

The Platform

Without giving away anything from this truly unmissable film, The Platform is a metaphor of capitalism and the class system but this film will take your brain with it way beyond that. mind-blowing films

About Time

If you’re a sucker for romantic comedies, About Time is a very romantic movie with a deep meaning. With the ability to go back in time and change the course of events, Tim faces a huge dilemma between the love of his life and his family.

The Matrix

mind-blowing filmsThe Matrix can be interpreted in a number of different ways. It’s overflowing with the most mysterious and intriguing symbolism and secret signs, each theory requires a detailed explanation so you’ll have to watch it to understand.


This really isn’t a typical American comedy. At first it may seem like that, but halfway through you realize that there’s a deeper message with a bit of humor about how each moment in life is no less important than another. mind-blowing films

This movie will resonate with you every time you want to skip through a part of your life.


What if you could use 100% of your brain and become the smartest person you know within seconds? So what’s the catch? You’d have to see this amazing film to find out.

Seven Pounds

A man tries to drastically change the fates of seven people which ultimately leads to his salvation. Watch Will Smith as he embarks on a dramatic yet beautiful journey in Seven Pounds.


A memory inside a memory, Memento is a complicated head spinning adventure about a man with short-term memory loss. The film events play from end to beginning to show you how memory loss and loss of identity feel like. mind-blowing films

Groundhog Day

A person who lives the same day over and over again until he decides to break the cycle and go for what he really wants and what would make him happy. Pretty much your life, right?

Requiem For A Dream

Requiem For A Dream is a philosophical film mainly about media, drugs, sex. But beyond that, Requiem is a reflection on addiction, alienation and self-ownership.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

What would happen if you could erase all your bad memories? Any unwanted memories have them gone in seconds. Would you feel eternally joyful? That’s what you’ll learn when you watch Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

The Experiment

A psychological role-playing experiment, where participants assume the identities of inmates and prison guards in an empty jail, before long, the prisoners find themselves at the mercy of their keepers for real. mind-blowing films

The Experiment makes you discover how easily violence and cruelty can manifest in human behavior.

Fight Club

The never-ending true search for identity and individuality. Fight Club really challenges the meaning of existence and the effect of living in societies.

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