Movies about schizophrenia

Movies about schizophrenia
List of the best films about schizophrenia according to visitors: Words on Bathroom Walls, Fight Club, Fear of Rain, WTF!, Come and See, A Beautiful Mind, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Horse Girl, Paranoid.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA

Diagnosed with a mental illness halfway through his senior year of high school, a witty, introspective teen struggles to keep it a secret while falling in love with a brilliant classmate who inspires him to open his heart and not be defined by his condition.

Fight Club (1999)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Fear of Rain (2021)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

A teenage girl living with schizophrenia begins to suspect her neighbor has kidnapped a child. Her parents try desperately to help her live a normal life, without exposing their own tragic secrets, and the only person who believes her is Caleb – a boy she isn’t even sure exists.

WTF! (2017)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

Three years ago, twenty-two year old "girl-next door" Rachel barely survived a brutal massacre that left all of her friends murdered. Time has passed, and Rachel has moved on, but unfortunately her close friends are spending Spring Break in a secluded house in the woods, and they have cordially invited her to join. She would never have accepted the invitation if she realized that another bloodbath would be showing up as plus one. Once Rachel and her friends arrive at the cabin, the partying, sex, and...terror begins. From girls' only pillow fights to debauchery in a bedroom, it's going to be a blast...aside from the stabbing, flesh melting, and castration. Seven friends will go into a secluded house for the best Spring Break of their lives, but only one will be alive to post about it on Facebook the next week, as Rachel's biggest fears become a reality once again! Can Rachel survive another bloody massacre?

Come and See (1985)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:16

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.

A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Duration02:59

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

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.

Horse Girl (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A socially awkward woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.

Paranoid (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

The murder of a female GP in a rural playground in front of numerous witnesses draws a group of detectives into an ever-darkening mystery that takes them across Europe, aided by mysterious notes sent by the "Ghost Detective".

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The Dark Knight (2008)
Markimdb: 9
Genrefantastic, fantastic, action, action, thriller, drama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:32

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Alive (2006)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:38

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

Darling (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

A young woman slowly goes crazy after taking a job as the caretaker for an ancient New York home.

The Ward (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

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

Swallow (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, France

Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.

Joker (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Bedlam (2015)
Markimdb: 4
Genrethriller
CountryAustralia
Duration01:42

George is haunted by the demons of his family's past and tortured by the voices inside his head. He makes one last attempt at recovery by contacting his dead mother's doctor. The doctor's orders; that he attend Bedlam Hospital for a guaranteed recovery. As George checks in he's confronted by a world of society's unwanted, unloved and unstable. Soon, he will discover that all is not as it seems. The hospital hides a dark secret. Welcome to Bedlam...

K-PAX (2001)
Duration02:00

Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

Bronson (2008)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Denmark, USA
Duration01:32

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.

The Perfect Husband (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryItaly
Duration01:25

Viola and Nicola are going through a rough time. To overcome this crisis, they decide to spend a weekend in a remote cabin belonged to Nicola's parents. Just a couple of days together to heal their wounds, , but everything will take a turn for the worst, when a sneaking suspicion become pure madness. What was supposed to be a quiet trip will suddenly slip into a deadly nightmare.

Unsane (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

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

Oldboy (2003)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

Thoughtcrimes (2003)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:29

Freya McAllister suddenly starts hearing voices in her head on the night of her High School Prom. One night Dr Michael Welles arrives telling Freya that she isn't crazy but that her voices are the thoughts of everyone around her. He teaches her to turn her telepathic powers into a powerful gift. What he doesn't say is that he works for the National Security Agency...

A Royal Affair (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration02:17

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

Neverwas (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryCanada

Zach Riley (Aaron Eckhart) is a psychiatrist, who leaves a job at a prestigious university, to take up a job at the privately run mental institution, 'Millwood'. What he doesnt reveal at the time of his appointment is that this was the very place where his novelist father, T.L. Pierson (Nick Nolte), spent many years of his life.

Cosmopolis (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, France, Portugal, Italy
Duration01:45

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo during a riot in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's life begins to crumble.

Collateral Beauty (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

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.

The Voices (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:43

A mentally unhinged factory worker must decide whether to listen to his talking cat and become a killer, or follow his dog's advice to keep striving for normalcy.

Repulsion (1965)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45

In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian holiday with her married boyfriend, Carole withdraws into her apartment. She begins to experience frightful hallucinations, her fear gradually mutating into madness.

Camille Claudel (1988)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance
Duration02:38

The life of Camille Claudel, a french sculptor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.




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