Most Popular Mentally Unstable Movies and TV Shows
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1. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.
Votes: 646,098 | Gross: $28.26M
2. Creep (I) (2014)
R | 77 min | Horror, Thriller
A young videographer answers an online ad for a one-day job in a remote town to record the last messages of a dying man. When he notices the man's odd behavior, he starts to question his intentions.
3. Leatherface (2017)
R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A teenage Leatherface escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnapping a young nurse and taking her on a road trip from hell, while being pursued by a lawman out for revenge.
5. Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Votes: 65,544 | Gross: $2.96M
6. Edge of Winter (2016)
R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.
7. Rules Don't Apply (2016)
PG-13 | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her ambitious driver, and their eccentric boss, the legendary billionaire Howard Hughes.
Votes: 8,028 | Gross: $3.65M
8. Honeymoon (2014)
R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night.
Votes: 23,086 | Gross: $0.01M
9. Play Misty for Me (1971)
R | 102 min | Thriller
A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
Votes: 23,449 | Gross: $10.60M
12. Journey's End (I) (2017)
R | 107 min | Drama, War
Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.
Votes: 5,739 | Gross: $0.16M
13. Images (1972)
R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.
14. Martin (1977)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror
A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges.
Votes: 9,035 | Gross: $0.10M
15. Black Moon (1975)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
To escape a gender war, a girl flees to a remote farmhouse and becomes part of an extensive family's unusual, perhaps even supernatural, lifestyle.
16. Doom Asylum (1988)
R | 77 min | Comedy, Horror
A horribly disfigured lawyer, wrongfully pronounced dead after a terrible car accident, is taken to an asylum for dissection, only to come back alive, kill everyone, and make the asylum his killing grounds.
18. Arthur Newman (2012)
R | 101 min | Drama
A story of a man who fakes his own death and assumes a new identity in order to escape his life, who then moves in with a woman who is also trying to leave her past behind.
19. The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After the death of his strictly religious parents, forlorn young Darkly gets lost in the woods. A truck driver, Jude, rescues the exhausted man, who has only a bible for comfort. He brings ... See full summary »
20. The Killing Kind (1973)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem... See full summary »
21. What the Peeper Saw (1972)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A wealthy author's second wife begins to suspect that her 12 year old stepson may have murdered his mother, who mysteriously died in a bathtub accident.
22. Strait-Jacket (1964)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
After a twenty-year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behavior.
23. Trash Fire (2016)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
When Owen is forced to confront the past he's been running from his whole adult life, he and his girlfriend, Isabel, become entangled in a horrifying web of lies, deceit and murder.
24. The Windmill (2016)
85 min | Drama, Horror
Jennifer is an Australian girl on the run from her past who washes up in Amsterdam. In a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, she joins a coach-load of tourists ... See full summary »
25. Raintree County (1957)
Approved | 160 min | Drama, Romance, War
A student falls in love with a Southern belle, but their relationship is complicated by her troubled past and the onset of the Civil War.
26. Fade to Black (1980)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A shy, lonely film buff embarks on a killing spree against those who browbeat and betray him, all the while stalking his idol, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.
27. The Fan (1982)
Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Music
The hero-worship that Simone has for a pop singer is built to a crescendo until she passes out when she finally sees him up-close in a crowd of fans pushing him for autographs. She is later... See full summary »
28. The Last Horror Film (1982)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.
31. Bad Ronald (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents.
32. A Matter of Time (1976)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A simple young woman helps eccentric old countess deal with her old age and she introduces the young woman to a world of upper class society.
33. Consumed (II) (2015)
Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller
When her son's persistent rash won't subside, a mother begins investigating and finds herself pulled into the battle between small town organic farmers and Clonestra, a corporation profiting from GMOs.
36. Mental (2012)
Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls whose mother has cracked from her husband's political ambitions and his infidelity.
Votes: 4,687 | Gross: $0.02M
37. A Fine Madness (1966)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women, but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist, and his beautiful wife.
38. A Woman, a Part (2016)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
An exhausted, workaholic actress, Anna Baskin, 44, abruptly extricates herself from a successful but mind-numbing TV role, returning to her past life in New York to reinvent herself.
Votes: 395 | Gross: $0.02M
39. Storm (2005)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
DD is a smug fellow, almost 30 years of age, who can manage all by himself. At least that's what he thinks. However, a strange woman - Lova - enters his life, hunted by evil men who want to... See full summary »
40. I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A cross-dressing mental patient escapes from an asylum and robs a bank. The money is soon stolen from him, and he embarks on a killing spree in an attempt to retrieve it.
42. I, Olga (2016)
Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
"My verdict is : I, Olga Hepnarová, the victim of your bestiality, sentence you to death penalty." Those were the famous words of the 22-year-old mass murderer Olga Hepnarová, who in 1973 drove a truck into a group of innocent people in Prague.
44. The Sublet (2015)
TV-14 | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The Sublet is a suspense driven psychological thriller about Joanna, a new mom coping with her baby alone in an odd sublet apartment. As her husband neglects her to focus on his career, ... See full summary »
45. 75 (2017)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.
47. Scream Bloody Murder (1973)
R | 90 min | Horror
A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, ... See full summary »
48. Star Time (1992)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A delusional misfit becomes suicidal when his favorite TV show is cancelled. An agent promises to make him a TV star if he kills certain people, so he becomes "The Baby Mask Killer."
49. Black Journal (1977)
115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Lea, a mature Neapolitan woman who runs a box office in the Lotto in a northern city, has had thirteen children, but all but one have died from abortion or after a few months of life. The ... See full summary »
50. Bath Time (2014)
17 min | Short, Crime, Horror
Having a child don't make you happy, but they didn't know it. It has been two months without sleeping, eating, making love or living, and it's breaking them, they are in really bad place. A... See full summary »