Sometimes we watch movies to relax…some other times we just want to mindf.ck ourselves. If you are into pushing your intelligence to its boundaries, you should definitely check this list of puzzling movies along with their IMDb ratings.
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30. The Number 23 (2007)
Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise
29. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years — which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
28. Fermat’s Room (2007)
Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a shrinking room that will crush them if they do not discover in time what connects them all and why someone might wish to murder them.
27. Enemy (2013)
Another one of the best puzzling movies about a man who seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.
26. Triangle (2009)
The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas.
25. Exam (2009)
The final eight candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test with one question. It seems simple yet confusing, and soon, tensions begin to unravel.
24. Stay (2005)
This movie focuses on the attempts of a psychiatrist to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality. This is one of the puzzling movies that will keep you glued to screen until the end.
23. National Treasure (2004)
A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.
22. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Adopted from Philip K. Dick’s short novel, this movie is about the affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart
21. El método (2005)
On a troubled day in Madrid, with strike and protest against the World Bank and the IMF on the streets, major corporation Dekia holds interviews to recruit a top executive from seven applicants. Their doubts start when they have to sign a clause accepting the Grönholm method, which nobody had ever heard of. It soon becomes clear the tests are dirty mind games, but never what is true and what is the trick. They must guess who among them is the HR mole, and repeatedly eliminate one of their number from the procedure. Their priorities, ethics, and loyalty are put through stressing tests.
20. Cube (1997)
6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps