Schizophrenic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant schizophrenic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychological, suspense, serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with schizophrenic, mental illness, schizophrenia, death, murder, insanity, hallucination, blood, violence and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
schizophrenic movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as schizophrenic: Synecdoche, New York (2008), Fear of Rain (2021), Marrowbone (2017), Eye Catcher! (2014), Donnie Darko (2001), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Veronika Decides to Die (2009), Scream at the Devil (2015), Black Swan (2010), The Voices (2014).

List of schizophrenic movies

Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Style: philosophical, psychological, depressing, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: existentialism, depression, twists and turns, theater, magic realism, schizophrenic, obsession, writer's life, philosophy, mental illness, writers, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
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Fear of Rain (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: suspense, psychological, intense, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, fear, schizophrenic, schizophrenia, teen angst, imaginary friend, missing child, abduction, neighbor, paranoid schizophrenia, fictional reality, father daughter relationship ...
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The Murders at White House Farm (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 277 min.
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Story: Factual drama based on the notorious Whitehouse Farm murders, and the ensuing police investigation and court case.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: true crime, murder, schizophrenic, murder trial, police investigation, murder case, adopted son, crime scene, farmhouse, countryside, investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: united kingdom
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Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, mental illness, murder, abandoned house, plot twist, death of mother, sibling relationship, schizophrenic, split personality, attic, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, year 1969
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Eye Catcher! (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elizabeth, a voluptuous, shy and unpopular girl, is the object of ridicule at school by the cool in-crowd. Her life spirals downward after the death of her only friend, her grandmother. But she has a crush on a popular boy at school, and a deranged ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: schizophrenic, losing-it hero, youth, social misfits, teenage life, vengeance, rivalry, physical appearance, female psychopath, obsession, hostage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
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Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: time travel, mental illness, parallel universe, insanity, psychology, imaginary friend, time loop, hallucination, schizophrenia, surrealism, social misfits, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, year 1988
Place: virginia, usa
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A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychological, touching, cerebral, motivational, emotional ...
Plot: mathematics, mental illness, schizophrenia, genius, paranoia, insanity, mathematician, obsession, prodigy, scientist, nobel prize, imaginary friend ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 80s ...
Place: new jersey, boston, massachusetts, usa, stockholm sweden ...
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Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mental institution, suicide, coma, suicide attempt, mental illness, psychiatrist, suicidal, terminal illness, depression, starting over, hopes, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, ireland
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Scream at the Devil (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful schizophrenic woman is pushed over the edge by her husbands elicit affairs and when her hallucinations become reality the Devil comes to take his due. Is Miriam insane or has the Devil come to collect on her promise?
Style: psychological, psychotronic, disturbing, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: schizophrenic, insanity, husband wife relationship, devil, unfaithful husband, schizophrenia, vengeance, violence, mental disorder, terror, medication, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, sexy, suspense, surreal, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, dancing, character study, insanity, hallucination, psychology, surrealism, paranoia, mother daughter relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Voices (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 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.
Style: disturbing, surreal, psychological, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: mental illness, serial killer, psychiatrist, hearing voices, psychopath, murder, paranoia, twists and turns, factory, pets, bowling, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: 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.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, dramatic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, fighting the system, freedom, human spirit, insanity, psychiatrist, unlikely friendships, escaped mental patient, dehumanization, crazy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, sadistic horror, murder, violent, torture, exploitation, extreme violence, disturbed individual, weirdo, maniac, schizophrenic, schizophrenia ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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Altered States of Plaine (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young man on the run from a mysterious government agency is desperate to find the cure for a condition that causes him to wake up at random places around the world when he falls asleep.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, neo noir, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: teleportation, hallucination, schizophrenic, craziness, paranoia, professor, artificial intelligence, tragic event, mental breakdown, panic, nightmare, death of mother ...
Place: paris france, france, switzerland, italy, new york ...
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Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: psychological, neo noir, bleak, disturbing, cerebral ...
Plot: loner, character study, vigilante, alienation, violence, vigilantism, loneliness, psychology, lone wolves, obsession, social decay, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, vietnam, harlem
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Animas (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Abraham and his female friend Álex have a close relationship; they share both secrets and fears. When Abraham starts going out with Anchi, he begins to distance himself from Álex, who gradually dives into a living hell where she encounters strange ...
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: abusive father, psychotherapy, childhood friend, father son relationship, psychotherapist, mental illness, imaginary friend, split personality, mysterious event, fish out of water, murder, childhood trauma ...
Place: spain
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Invasion Planet Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of his young daughter, Thomas Dunn is a man who has lost his faith. His life has crumbled and his confidence is shattered. Yet, on this day he wakes to discover that Mandy, his loving wife is finally pregnant again. Maybe this is ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, schizophrenic, little boy, haunted by the past, father son relationship, hallucination, death of father, flash forward, ufo, alien invasion, alien technology ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, big ben london, britain, new york, london
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The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Desire torments a former cultist taking refuge at the home of a scantily clad woman whose husband is away.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, sexy, macabre ...
Plot: romance, obsession, psychopath, love triangle, countryside, forest, mystery, isolation, self discovery, masturbation, erotica, schizophrenic ...
Time: 90s
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666: Kreepy Kerry (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A recent transplant to Bradbury Academy is finding it difficult to contain his deadly empathic powers, soon resorting to using his gift in order to exact revenge when the other guys gang up on him.
Style: sexy, serious, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay interest, homosexual subtext, boarding school, revenge, gang, rivalry, vengeance, schizophrenia, schizophrenic, mysterious event, lust, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, kidnapping, post apocalypse, alien invasion, alien, end of the world, bunker, paranoia, survivalist, bomb shelter, underground bunker, ufo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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Neighbour No. 13 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jûzô Murasaki is a boy miscast in his classroom, being frequently abused, tortured, beaten and humiliated by the bully Tôru Akai and his gang of juvenile punks. After years of repression, rejection and fear without facing Akai, he develops a ...
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, split personality, psychopath, vengeance, revenge, life is a bitch, youth, crimes, rivalry, teenage life, mental illness, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Triptych (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted and inspired from the play Lipsynch, Triptyque is a contemporary urban saga that tells the story of Michelle (Lise Castonguay) a schizophrenic bookseller, Marie (Frédérike Bédard), singer and actress, and Thomas (Hans Piesbergen), a ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: mental illness, destiny, hopes, society, schizophrenic, surgical operation, neurologist, sister sister relationship, poetry, jazz singer, brain tumor, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, psychological, mind bending, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, misfit, paranoia, twists and turns, murder, insanity, psychopath, mystery, mental patient, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: london, europe, east end london, england, united kingdom ...
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Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: humorous, witty, intellectual, melancholic, philosophical ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, fetish, self discovery, life philosophy, character study, introspection, buddies, couple relations, ghost, food, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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House of Fools (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The war film that's not a war film. A film about the mental institution which backdrop is the Chechen war. A story about the patients living in an institution during the war on the border of Chechnia and Russia during the war. The patients have ...
Style: psychological, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, love affair, dark humor, romance, military life, fall in love, war, schizophrenic, prisoner, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mental disorder ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: chechnya, afghanistan, russia
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Crazylove (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Letty Mayer, young and beautiful, has a cherished job as a teacher, a successful attorney boyfriend, and a tight knit family that is excited about her sister's impending wedding. But inside Letty there¹s an anxiety that¹s building. Suddenly ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: couple relations, introspection, opposites attract, couples, romance, losing-it hero, prodigy, mentally unstable, hopes, doctors and patients, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, schizophrenic ...
Time: future
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Summer Scars (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A group of teens are faced with a life-changing experience when they meet a deranged drifter
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: survival, youth, forest, psychopath, kids in trouble, mind game, kidnapping, teenage life, crimes, exploitation, schizophrenic, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Lazare (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A team of French-Brazilian actors goes to Bucharest in Romania to shoot a film at a lower cost. But the Romanian technical team secretly shoot their own film.
Style: psychotronic, avant garde, stylized, contemplative, cult film
Plot: lgbt, paranoia, conspiracy, backstage, filmmaking, schizophrenia, ambitious man, movie actress, dancing, hitman, absurd humor, schizophrenic ...
Place: europe, romania
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Altered States (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, ...
Style: psychedelic, psychological, atmospheric, scary, surreal ...
Plot: science, drugs, hallucination, experiment gone awry, obsession, transformation, surrealism, isolation, body horror, university, insanity, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, future, 70s, year 1967, 60s
Place: harvard university, california, africa, new york, boston ...
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Sorry for the Disturbance (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Hassan, a brilliant aviation engineer struggles with loneliness and depression while trying to design his exceptional project.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, semi serious, sad
Plot: imaginary friend, schizophrenic, creativity, psychiatrist, depression, depressed man, wedding, restaurant, father son relationship, mother son relationship, psychological drama
Place: egypt
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