Philosophical Movies: a list

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Barton Fink

Being John Malkovich

Brazil

Contact

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Dogma

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Existenz

Fahrenheit 451

Fight Club

Gattaca

Groundhog Day

I, Robot

K-Pax

Last Year at Marienbad

Memento

Minority Report

Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life

My Dinner with Andre

On the Beach

Swimmer

Open Your Eyes (aka Abre Los Ojos)

Pi: Faith in Chaos

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Solaris 

Stalker

The Man With Two Brains

The Matrix

The Seventh Seal

The Trial

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Total Recall

Waking Life

Wild Strawberries

Zelig

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2 Responses to Philosophical Movies: a list

  1. peter stone says:

    No philosophical movie comments from me but here are lists of my top ten films in two other categories:

    1. Movies you’re most unlikely to see inflight unless the airline is run by warped people:

    United 93
    Final Destination
    Bounce
    Alive!
    Cast Away
    Air Force One
    The High and the Mighty
    The Night My Number Came Up
    Back From Eternity
    Airplane! (though this depends on your – or the airline’s – sense of humour)

    2. Movies not to see with a hangover:

    The Lost Weekend
    Leaving Las Vegas
    Under the Volcano
    Days of Wine and Roses
    The Sun Also Rises (esp. E. Flynn)
    Come Fill the Cup
    Bottom of the Bottle
    Long Day’s Journey into Night
    Harvey
    Stagecoach (esp. the Doc)

    (Plus… anything starring W.C. Fields.)

    Cheers.

  2. Heen says:

    Actually, I think “Harvey” also deserves a place in the Philosophical Movies list.

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