These movies are far from your ordinary fairytale and happily ever after stories and they are certainly no Hollywood mega blockbusters but what they are is very cleverly written and scripted. Their stories take more twists and turns than you can keep up with and keep you guessing right until the very end.
In no particular order here are 10 movies that will leave you completely mind fucked. Have you ever watched a movie that has literally blown your mind? leave a comment and let us know.
1. The Prestige
An illusion that goes horribly wrong puts two 19th-century magicians, Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Rupert Angier (Hugh Jackman), head to head in a battle to see who is best with terrible consequences.
A group of friends go on a boat trip but find themselves sailing off course after a storm. They come across an abandoned ship to which there is no escape. This horror is truly mind-bending.
Follow the journey of Leonard (Guy Pearce) as he tries to track down the man who murdered his wife. His problem? the fact that since his accident he cannot remember where he is going or why.
4. Shutter Island
The amazing escape of a murderer attracts the attention of U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his partner (Mark Ruffalo) to a small fortress like asylum. As the investigation deepens Teddy must confront his own fears.
5. Eternal Sunshine for the Spotless Mind
Following a painful breakup, Clementine (Kate Winslet) undergoes a procedure to erase the memories of her ex-boyfriend Joel (Jim Carrey). Upon hearing this news Joel does the same. The movie tackles the pain of loss.
6. Requiem For a Dream
"Requiem for a Dream" tells the stories of humans beings that are longing to connect, to love and to feel loved. Parallel stories that are linked run throughout the movie.
Temporal agent (Ethan Hawke) embarks on a time travelling mission to stop a criminal from launching an attack that kills thousands.
8. Fight Club
A depressed man (Edward Norton) who suffers from insomnia meets a strange soap salesman named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) and finds himself living in poor living conditions after his perfect apartment is destroyed. The duo who are fed up with their boring lives form an underground fight club.
9. The Game
A wealthy and successful banker (Michael Douglas) is enticed by his brother to participate in a real life game. He reluctantly accepts and then the weirdness begins.
10. 2001: A Space Odyssey
Widely considered THE mindfuck movie of all time. Astronauts sent on a strange mission become increasingly concerned with HAL, the onboard computer and AI. The film ends in an ultimate showdown between man and computer.