A sub-genre of thriller, heavily focused on characters and the mind. May overlap with the mystery or horror genre.

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Why isn't Bruce Willis's character in the Sixth Sense self-aware?

Why doesn't Bruce Willis's character realize he is dead? If I remember correctly, the plot takes place several months after he is killed. Shouldn't there have been some clues during that time? They ...
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Why is the ending to the film adaptation of “Hannibal” completely different from the novel?

At the end of the movie, Hannibal escapes and leaves Clarice behind. However, the book ends with Hannibal drugging Clarice and the two of them running off together. Why was the ending changed for the ...
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Is Chandhramukhi / Manichitrathazhu / Bhool Bhulaiyaa a partial copy of Vertigo?

I watched vertigo recently and I noticed that there were some really striking similarities between vertigo and Chandramukhi/ Manichitrathazhu /Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Is it true that the makers really ...
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Stalker thriller movie from 80s

Hi I'm trying to trace a film from the 1980s. A woman is being stalked by someone. Phone calls etc. I'm almost sure he's a murderer and is taking out her close friends and family one by one. During ...
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Murder in eight different perspectives

I am looking for a movie which depicts a murder in eight different perspectives. I think it's a whodunit plot movie I saw the ad once on TV where they show something like a influential person like ...
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Man looks out of the window and sees a man kill himself

I can only remember one scene of a (possibly thriller) movie that I would like to watch again. The scene could be described as: A man looks out of his apartment window and sees another man at a ...
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Movie about a man and his daughter that move to the countryside after wife has committed suicide

Quite a new movie. The man and his daughter move to the countryside after his wife's suicide. Strange things start to happen, the daughter starts drawing weird pictures of her and her new fantasy ...
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Psychological horror from mid-2000s with Max von Sydow or Maximillian Schell

Here's what I remember: Came out in early 2000s - saw it on an HBO preview weekend I think. Dozing while it was on so just saw bits and pieces. Either Max von Sydow or Maximillian Schell (MS) - I ...
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HS aged boy, has psychological issues, sees sister or friend beaten by boyfriend

Watched this movie in the late spring on demand but cannot think of the name. I remember it featured a high school aged kid who had some psychological issues. There was always one person who seemed to ...