Movies about crazy people

Movies about crazy people
List of the best films about crazy people according to the audience: Eloise, Come and See, The Ward, Alive, Shutter Island, Silver Linings Playbook, 10 Days in a Madhouse, Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story, Bronson, 10 Cloverfield Lane.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
PlotDancing, Time travel, Mental disorders, Inheritance, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:16
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceRussia
TimeGreat Patriotic War
StyleHeavy, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersNurses
PlotSurvival, Split personality, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Serious

A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:38
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotLove, Revenge, Friendship, Ghosts
PlaceChechnya, Russia
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Tense

A veteran of the Chechen War is helped by the ghosts of his two fallen comrades to leave the war behind.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPsychopath, Doctors
PlotPuzzles, The escape, Investigation, Split personality, Chase
PlaceSea, Islands, Psychiatric hospitals, Hospitals, USA
StylePopular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Smart

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersVampire, Teachers, Pupils
PlotLove, Passion, Fight, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fancy, Touching

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersReporters
PlotOn real events, Undercover
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, USA, New York
Time19th century
StyleAction, By books, Depressive, Serious

Nellie Bly, a 23 year-old reporter for Joseph Pulitzer, goes undercover in the notorious Blackwell's Island women's insane asylum in order to expose corruption, abuse and murder.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Lost memory
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Serious

An investigative reporter Nellie Bly, who’s on a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum, and feigns mental illness in order to be institutionalized to report from the inside. The movie is an account of actual events surrounding Nellie’s stay beginning after she has undergone treatment, leaving her with no recollection of how she came to the asylum or her real identity.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Denmark, USA
Duration01:32
PlacePrison, England

A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
CharactersAliens, Strong women, Prisoner
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, UFO, Abduction
PlaceBunker, Closed Space
TimePost apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Family, Difficult teens, Sisters, Psychiatrists
PlotRelationship, Loneliness, First love, Depression, Tennis
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, history
CountryPoland
Duration02:33
CharactersSpy
PlotLove, Uprising
PlaceShips, Poland
StyleMakes me think, Serious

In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as sympathetic, Winkel interviews the people surrounding Tomczyk, including his detained wife, Agnieszka.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersLosers, Psychiatrists, Nurses
PlotFreedom
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:09
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Clairvoyants, Psychiatrists
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Experiments
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration01:38
CharactersSerial killers, Psychologists
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Gothic

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration02:17
CharactersKings
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Mental disorders, Love triangle, Political
Time18th century
StyleFascinating, For single girls

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersDogs, Gangsters, Friends, Fathers, Actors
PlotLove, Death, Depression, Cancer, Computers
PlaceItaly, USA, Office
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Inspirational, Heavy, Touching

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersLosers, Psychiatrists, Artists
PlotLove, First love, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceSmall cities
StyleCute, Fancy, Touching

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration03:21
CharactersKings, Elves, Orcs, Troll, Friends
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic
StyleExciting, Vivid, Oscars, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

Will believes his wife Rosalind is innocent of their son's suspected murder, only to discover the devastating truth behind her past links her to another unsolved crime.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Psychiatrists, Nurses
PlotObsession, Loneliness, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Disturbing

A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
PlotSlavery, Supernatural, Justice, Freedom
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:32
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Restricted areas
StyleDisturbing

A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Old men
PlotOn real events, Money, Alligators
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men

The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Germany, Belgium
Duration01:51
CharactersStrong women, Cats
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Loneliness, Mystery, Justice
PlacePrison, Party, France
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems

When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and mouse with her stalker.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSerial killers, FBI

A Minnesota police officer crosses paths with a committed and tireless vigilante as he follows the trail of a ruthless predator responsible for several abductions and murders.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:23
CharactersLosers
PlotOn real events, Mental disorders
PlaceRussia, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleSoulful, Philosophical, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how easy it is to become what we fear most.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersPsychiatrists
PlotObsession, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Vacation
StyleLight, Smart

Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin tries to get him to leave; the trouble is, everyone loves Bob. As his oblivious patient makes himself at home, Dr. Marvin loses his professional composure and, before long, may be ready for the loony bin himself.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotTreason, Abduction, Investigation, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Office, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens
PlotDepression
StylePsychological problems, Gloomy, Depressive

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.





MoviesList