Surreal and Shiver Evoking films

A list of movies that I find surreal, abstract, and thought provoking.
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1.
Possession (1981)
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A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister. (124 mins.)
“ Love isn't something you can just switch from channel to channel ” - sergeslevin
 
2.
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
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Despite being under heavy sedation, a young woman tries to make her way out of the Arboria Institute, a secluded, quasifuturistic commune. (110 mins.)
Director: Panos Cosmatos
“ Bring home the mother lode, Barry ” - sergeslevin
 
3.
Borgman (2013)
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A vagrant enters the lives of an arrogant upper-class family, turning their lives into a psychological nightmare in the process. (113 mins.)
“ Trust me ” - sergeslevin
 
4.
Altered States (1980)
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A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. (102 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ Memory is energy! It doesn't disappear - it's still in there ” - sergeslevin
 
5.
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
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Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death. (113 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ Dream On! ” - sergeslevin
 
6.
Stay (2005)
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This movie focuses on the attempts of a psychiatrist to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality. (99 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ Between the worlds of the living and the dead ” - sergeslevin
 
7.
Pi (1998)
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A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature. (84 mins.)
“ There will be no order, only chaos ” - sergeslevin
 
8.
Paragon Algorithm (2012 Short Film)
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Andrew is a genius student who is obsessed with solving the ultimate mathematical riddle, the Paragon Algorithm... (20 mins.)
Director: Serge Levin
“ Reality Is Merely An Illusion, Albeit A Very Persistent One ” - sergeslevin
 
9.
Primer (2004)
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Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention. (77 mins.)
Director: Shane Carruth
“ What happens if it actually works? ” - sergeslevin
 
10.
Solaris (1972)
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A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane. (167 mins.)
“ I have a feeling someone's deceiving us ” - sergeslevin
 
11.
The Brood (1979)
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A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders. (92 mins.)
“ The Ultimate Experience Of Inner Terror ” - sergeslevin
 
12.
Nightmare Box (2013)
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A woman wakes up trapped inside a room with no memory of her past. As times ticks by, a bizarre mix... (90 mins.)
Director: Jon Keeyes
“ Where am I? ” - sergeslevin
 
13.
Yellowbrickroad (2010)
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1940: the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked up a winding mountain trail, leaving everything behind. 2008: the first official expedition into the wilderness attempts to solve the mystery of the lost citizens of Friar. (98 mins.)
“ They were searching for an evil in the forest. . .but the forest found the evil in them ” - sergeslevin
 
14.
Timecrimes (2007)
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A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences. (92 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
“ I need to be back home ” - sergeslevin
 
15.
Stalker (1979)
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes. (163 mins.)
“ What is your wish? ” - sergeslevin
 
16.
Cube (1997)
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6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
“ Don't Look For A Reason... Look For A Way Out ” - sergeslevin
 
17.
Pin (1988)
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Isolated by his strange parents, Leon finds solace in an imaginary friend, which happens to be an anatomy doll from his father's doctor office. Unfortunately, the doll begins to take over Leon's life, and his sister's life as well. (103 mins.)
Director: Sandor Stern
“ A Journey Beyond The Edge Of Fear And Madness ” - sergeslevin
 
18.
Cargo (2009)
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In 2270, Earth is completely depleted and no one lives there anymore. Those that have money move to... (112 mins.)
“ Space is cold ” - sergeslevin
 
19.
Stranded (2001)
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A seven-man crew of international specialists formed by Commander Andre Vishniac; engineer Luca Baglioni;... (95 mins.)
Director: Luna
“ There is no way back ” - sergeslevin
 
20.
The Sender (1982)
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A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him. (91 mins.)
Director: Roger Christian
“ Send me a dream ” - sergeslevin
 
21.
Brainstorm (1983)
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Brilliant researchers Lillian Reynolds and Michael Brace have developed a system of recording and playing back actual experiences of people... (106 mins.)
“ The Ultimate Experience ” - sergeslevin
 
22.
The House at the End of Time (2013)
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Dulce is a mother of two who experiences terrifying encounters with apparitions inside her old house, a place where a tragedy occurs. Thirty years later, an elderly Dulce returns home to decipher the mystery that has tormented her for so long. (101 mins.)
“ Save me ” - sergeslevin
 
23.
Nomads (1986)
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A French anthropologist moves to Los Angeles and is followed by the evil spirits of an extinct tribe he once uncovered. (91 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ The tribe of the dead... Stalking the living! ” - sergeslevin
 
24.
The Uninvited Guest (2004)
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In the dark corridors of Félix's house, an intruder is hiding. Is he real, or is he a manifestation inside the obscure maze of his mind? (90 mins.)
Director: Guillem Morales
“ El habitante incierto ” - sergeslevin
 
25.
Magic (1978)
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A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart. (107 mins.)
“ Hocus Pocus ” - sergeslevin
 
26.
Enter the Void (2009)
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A U.S. drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection. (161 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
“ Enter the void ” - sergeslevin
 
27.
The Lathe of Heaven (1980 TV Movie)
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George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs... (105 mins.)
“ Are you dreaming this? ” - sergeslevin
 
28.
Abysm (2016)
After a failed suicide attempt, a young man coping with loss and depression, submits to a series of trials that fine-tune human emotions... (90 mins.)
Director: Serge Levin
“ I feel, therefore I am ” - sergeslevin
 
29.
Welcome to Willits (2017)
Deep in the Northern California woods, in the heart of the notorious Emerald Triangle, lies a remote cabin... (82 mins.)
Director: Trevor Ryan
 
30.
Antihuman (2017)
Pursued by the police, an ambitious neuroscientist uses a neutrino impulse to bring his dead wife back to life, unintentionally unlocking within her dormant powers that threaten the existence of everyone he knows.
Director: Serge Levin