11. Mr Nobody (2009)
A science-fiction drama film is about choice and nature of choice. Nemo Nobody, a 118-year-old man who is the last mortal on Earth and going down the memory lane, he found himself standing at the railway station. The train is about to leave and he has to make a tough decision whether to stay with his mother or father after their divorce.
An infinity of possibilities rise from this decision. As long as he doesn’t choose, anything is possible. Sure, no one wants to regret later “would I have been better if I had made any different choices”
It is easy to choose between right and wrong but really very daunting when you have to choose between two right paths.
10. Coherence (2013)
The American psychological science fiction thriller is about a group of eight friends reunite at a dinner party on an evening, but mysterious things begin to happen due to the hostile influence of a passing Miller’s Comet.
The movie directed by James Ward Byrkit is based on the Schrödinger’s cat theory devised by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935. In life we all dream of becoming an alternative self irrespective of the path we choose in life.
Watch out to know if it is possible for multiple simultaneous realities to exist at the same time.
9. Pi (1998)
The movie is all about a genius mathematician Maximillian Cohen, who believes that everything in nature can be understood and represented through numbers and that if you graph the numbers properly patterns will emerge.
Max eagerly tries to figure out the system that can predict the stock market scenario with the help of his homemade supercomputer. Profit-oriented Wall Street traders and a Chasidic Torah scholar, who believes there is a mathematical code sent from God – chase Max for his results.
After all the challenges, massive headaches and psychological delusions of paranoia, can Max find one mathematical key to religion, stock market, history and everything happening in the universe?
8. Source Code (2011)
The Sci-Fi time-travel thriller is about Colter Stevens, who’s a soldier but wakes up in someone else’s body and later realizes that he is chosen to fulfil a government mission. He has to find the culprit behind the Chicago train blast and prevent the second attack.
However, the project requires him to enter the male passenger’s body for 8 minutes before the man is killed. Considering the time constraints and with many things at stake, will he be able to prevent another deadly attack?
7. The Butterfly Effect (2004)
The Butterfly Effect is the idea used in the chaos theory according to which a small incident can lead to much bigger changes far away.
Evan Treborn (Ashton Kutcher) suffers from severe headaches and blackouts and is transferred into the past to undo unpleasant events in his life and others too.
The movie wonderfully covers an array of dark themes like prison rape, animal cruelty, child molestation, suicide, prostitution, drug addiction and mental illness.
Will Evan be successful in his attempt or end up making his life more chaotic?
6. Predestination (2014)
The movie directed by Michael and Peter is based on the concept – predestination paradox. A temporal agent travels between 1945 to 1993 in search of the fizzle bomber to prevent a bomb attack in New York in 1975.
The mind-bending exploration of love, identity, fate and time travel taboos makes it watch-worthy. But, you’ll need a lot of brainstorming to understand this entrancingly strange time-travel saga.
5. Upstream Color (2013)
An experimental American cinema explores the symbiotic relationship between man, animal and nature. To individuals who are caught in the life cycle of an ageless organism move ahead in the journey of self-discovery.
The film beautifully depicts how sometimes life takes us to a point where things are outside and beyond our control. Watch out to know what’s these two individuals will do with their wrecked lives?