Driven mad movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant driven mad movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, weird and suspense films and TV shows about / with driven mad, insanity, murder, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, female nudity, blood, storytelling and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Soviet Union and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as driven mad: A Reckoning (2011), Color Out of Space (2019), Batman: The Killing Joke (2016), Murder Death Koreatown (2020), Contracted (2013), Sweatshop (2009), Don't Look Up (2009), Nina (2004), Revolt (1985), Pink Floyd The Wall (1982).

List of driven mad movies

 6.5
 48
A Reckoning (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lone man, trapped and imprisoned in a barren, desolate landscape. His only companions are a village of straw people with which he converses with as neighbours and friends; he even teaches straw children at the local school. Yet, this anchor, this ...
Style: art house, psychological, disturbing, unusual plot structure, scary
Plot: survival, death, prison, cell, hell on earth, alone, meaning of life, insanity, isolation, loneliness, human, driven mad ...
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Color Out of Space (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Malaysia, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Gardner family moves to a remote farmstead in rural New England to escape the hustle of the 21st century. They are busy adapting to their new life when a meteorite crashes into their front yard, melts into the earth, and infects both the land ...
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: mutation, meteorite, farm, family, infected, alien invasion, self mutilation, mind control, husband wife relationship, alien monster, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: new england, massachusetts
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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.
Style: suspense, stylized, intense, harsh, comic ...
Plot: superhero, super villain, batman, psychopath, justice, vigilante, cruelty, vigilantism, organized crime, obsession, murder, torture ...
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Murder Death Koreatown (2020)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The bizarre found footage from an investigation into a true crime murder. An unemployed man's curiosity about his neighbor's murder warps into a conspiratorial obsession.
Style: psychological, weird
Plot: found footage, true crime, mental illness, cell phone, cult, conspiracy theory, parapsychology, driven mad
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 5.3
 14K
Contracted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, sexually transmitted disease, one night stand, body horror, danger, virus, life turned upside down, vengeance, death, one-night stand, violence, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 4.2
 1K
Sweatshop (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends break into an abandoned factory in order to throw a impromptu party; unaware that it is not as empty as they originally believed.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, teenage life, gory, isolation, strong violent content, youth, deadly, confined, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Don't Look Up (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan, South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While filming in Transylvania, a crew unearths celluloid images of a woman’s murder and unleashes the wrath of evil spirits.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, murder, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, gypsy, extrasensory perception, terminal illness, ghost, hollywood, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, romania, transylvania, usa, europe
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 6.7
 899
Nina (2004)
Genre: Drama, Animation, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Psychological thriller larded with manga-like animations about the young, poor comic strip illustrator Nina, living with her mean landlady. She sinks further and further into a violent fantasy world.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: loneliness, tenant, humiliation, unsociability, isolation, insanity, illustrator, landlord, hallucination, female protagonist, delirium, driven mad ...
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
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 8.2
 113K
Revolt (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: greed, betrayal, vengeance, samurai, seppuku, insanity, destiny, chaos, arranged marriage, suicide, loyalty, siege ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: feudal japan, japan, asia, tokyo
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Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: psychedelic, cult film, experimental, psychological, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, music, hallucination, isolation, teacher, racial slur, police brutality, nightmare, wall, rock star, childhood, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, los angeles
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 8.4
 609K
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter ...
Style: bleak, tense, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: army, anti war, jungle, mission, soldier, vietnam war, losing-it hero, military, insanity, unfulfillment, chaos, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, southeast asia
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Signs of Life (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, three German soldiers are withdrawn from combat when one of them, Stroszek, is wounded. They are assigned to a small coastal community on the Greek island of Kos while Stroszek recuperates. The men become increasingly stir crazy ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: world war two, soldier, island, german soldier, isolation, village, dull life, greek, military base, confined, unfulfillment, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: greece, mediterranean sea, europe, italy
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Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: murder, sexual relations, driven mad, french giallo, prostitute, husband wife relationship, police, wife husband relationship
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Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set against a backdrop of early 60's London, Telstar is the story of the world's first independent record producer, Joe Meek. A maverick genius who enjoyed phenomenal success with Telstar - the biggest selling record of it's time - ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, recording studio, showbiz, unfulfillment, ambition, music, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london
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 5.8
 8K
Incendiary (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's life is torn apart when her husband and infant son are killed in a suicide bombing at a soccer match.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorist, love triangle, starting over, betrayal, grief, guilt, adultery, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, love affair, deadly, redemption ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england
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The Alphabet Killer (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the true story of double killings occurring in Rochester, NY during the 80’s and the troubled police officer determined to solve them, with or without the help of her department
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, obsession, police investigation, psychopath, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, crimes, mental illness, haunted by the past, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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 8.4
 903K
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, insanity, evil, supernatural, danger, stephen king, nervous breakdown, psychic, hotel, ghost, psychopath, trapped ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1920s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, oregon, miami ...
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 6.6
 221
The Spider (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Latvia, Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vita, a beautiful teenage girl, is asked by a controversial artist to pose as the Virgin Mary for a painting. She visits his studio and finds herself swept up into the bizarre world of the artist and his bohemian friends. She seems to see his ...
Style: surreal, suspense, sexy, psychological, demonic ...
Plot: rape, spider, love interest, transformation, painter, delusion, sexual desire, painting, sex scene, gothic horror, monster rape, giant spider ...
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 6.5
 1K
Games (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mysterious woman (Simone Signoret) in black moves in with married Manhattan thrill-seekers (James Caan, Katharine Ross) and helps one trick the other.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, manipulation, murder, infidelity, cons and scams, couples, graphic violence, crimes, deadly, manipulations, mystery, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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Imaginary Friend (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During her traumatic childhood with an abusive father, Emma relied on an imaginary friend for strength. She is now an artist struggling with mental illness living with her apparently loving husband, Brad. But when Emma's imaginary friend starts ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, psychiatrist, medication, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, mind game, crimes, couple relations, couples, family relations, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Atticus Institute (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the early 1970s, Dr. Henry West creates an institute to find people with supernatural abilities. When Judith Winstead comes to the facility, she exhibits amazing abilities that the military wants to turn into a weapon.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, government agency, military, research, experiment gone awry, confined, laboratory, mind control, telekinesis, emotional manipulation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: destiny, death, professor, dying, writer's life, human nature, paranoia, life turned upside down, self discovery, love and romance, love, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.8
 24
Meeting Past (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A famous surgeon named Nino, who came to the village, is requested to perform the operation. She recognizes her ex-husband Akia is the wounded person and now her difficult past is there before her eyes: Almaskhan's son Akia raped orphaned Nino. ...
Plot: crying girl, past, set on fire, honor, fire, celebration, boy, girl, crying, death of father, rape, doctor ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), soviet union
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 7.1
 126
Londre (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: the movie about Londre
Style: fairy tale
Plot: spring, bet, fountain, cow, church, love triangle, male nudity, female nudity, sleeping, falling in love, storytelling, male female relationship ...
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Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Newly released from a mental ward, Jessica hopes to return to life the way it was before her nervous breakdown. But when Jessica moves to a country house with her husband and a close friend, she finds a mysterious girl living in there who may or may ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, low-budget ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, zombie, murder, haunted by the past, haunted house, hippie, paranoia, mental institution, drowning, life is a bitch, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
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House of Secrets (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as she begins to believe that her husband has come back ...
Plot: female director, cruelty, battered wife, murder, adultery, extramarital affair, revenge, driven mad, back from the dead, mistress, voodoo, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new orleans
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 6.9
 29K
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: prostitute, spanish inquisition, heresy, french, lifestyle, life is a bitch, rape, prison, period piece, arrest, society, hunting ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: spain, madrid
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 6.2
 4K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, paranoia, architect, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 80K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: curses spells and rituals, black magic, witch, goth, magic, supernatural ability, witchcraft, supernatural, teenager, danger, good versus evil, high school ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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 7.0
 3K
Closet Land (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories. The entire movie takes place in one room, with only the two actors. The movie is set in an unidentified, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: totalitarianism, mind game, false accusation, police station, interrogation, confined, police investigation, future dystopia, isolation, society, writer's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
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