Hypnosis movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hypnosis movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, psychological, suspense, weird, atmospheric and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with hypnosis, murder, catastrophe, storytelling, police investigation, mentor, dialogue, runaway, death and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
hypnosis movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hypnosis: Trance (2013), Get Out (2017), The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001), Close Your Eyes (2002), The Butterfly Effect (2004), K-PAX (2001), Dead Again (1991), The Element of Crime (1984), Upstream Color (2013), Agnes of God (1985).

List of hypnosis movies

Trance (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, neo noir, dishonesty, crimes, heist, disorder, mind control, art thief, memory loss, manipulation, amnesia, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
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Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, interracial romance, hypnosis, cult, african american, human monster, survival, psycho, friendship, missing person, brainwashing, missing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: CW Briggs is a veteran insurance investigator, with many successes. Betty Ann Fitzgerald is a new employee in the company he works for, with the task of reorganizing the office. They don't like each other - or at least that's what they ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, insurance investigator, investigation, crimes, workplace, power relations, unlikely criminals, love and romance, false accusation, heist, plot twist, justice ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1940, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, madagascar, istanbul turkey, manhattan new york city
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Close Your Eyes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While treating a policewoman for smoking, hypnotherapist Michael Strother has a telepathic vision of a young girl floating beneath the surface of a stream. The escaped victim of a ritualistic serial killer, the girl has become mute, and Michael is ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, mystery, serial killer, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, missing person, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, manipulation, murder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
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The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, life philosophy, psychology, supernatural ability, time loop, child abuse, memory, suicide, haunted by the past, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, touching, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: mysterious character, patient, psychiatrist, planet, crazy, benign alien, mental institution, research, odd, hypnosis, mystery, alien ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, new york, greenland, albuquerque new mexico, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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Dead Again (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, private detective, memory loss, murder, mysterious character, reincarnation, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, romance, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Element of Crime (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fisher, an ex-detective, decides to take one final case when a mysterious serial killer claims the lives of several young girls. Fisher, unable to find the culprit, turns to Osbourne, a writer who was once respected for his contributions to the ...
Style: psychological, bleak, surreal, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: hypnosis, murder, serial killer, police investigation, mystery, society, crimes, deadly, crime, memory loss, neo noir, psychoanalysis ...
Time: future
Place: europe, cairo egypt, africa, egypt, middle east
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Upstream Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the lifecycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
Style: mind bending, psychological, tense, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: hypnosis, parasite, romance, love affair, drugged, mystery, mind control, tragic love, memory loss, dishonesty, mind game, brainwashing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Agnes of God (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novice, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, hypnosis, psychiatrist, trial, murder, convent, mystery, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec, quebec, israel
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Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: psychic, afterlife, ghost, clairvoyance, rape, paranoia, hypnosis, murder, haunted house, supernatural, nightmare, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: alien abduction, alien, hypnosis, psychiatrist, alien contact, ufo, writers, paranoia, cabin, halloween, family, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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Chaotic Ana (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The teenager artist Ana is raised in Ibiza by her German father Klaus in a naturalist lifestyle in a cave. One day, she meets a woman called Justine that invites Ana to move to Madrid, offering education and economical support, to live in an old ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, sincere, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: hypnosis, cave, self discovery, haunted by the past, introspection, starting over, youth, hopes, teenage life, destiny, supernatural, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, ibiza, madrid
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The Cure (1997)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime. Detective Takabe and psychologist ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, hypnosis, hallucination, mind control, amnesia, police detective, psychosis, stranger, interrogation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, okinawa japan
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Somewhere in Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young writer, Richard Collier is met on the opening night of his first play by an old lady who begs him to, "Come back to me." Mystified, he tries to find out about her, and learns that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, stylized, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, hypnosis, obsession, supernatural, love triangle, playwright, romance, love affair, love and romance, hotel, dream, supernatural romance ...
Time: 1900s, 70s, 1910s, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Shallow Hal (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: unlikely couple, womanizer, hypnosis, shallowness, fall in love, love and romance, delusion, obesity, power of love, obsession, looking for love, overweight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new york
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The Fourth Kind (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, patient, space and aliens, disappearance, hypnosis, abduction, investigation, paranormal activity, uncover truth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2000
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
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The UFO Incident (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the early 1960s, an interracial couple undergo hypnosis, which unlocks memories of a forgotten event on a lonely road. Soon they believe they were abducted by extraterrestrials.
Style: offbeat, atmospheric, bleak, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, social worker, interracial relations, interracial marriage, alien abduction, kidnapping, abduction, alien encounter, evil alien, society, space and aliens, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, year 1961, 1960s
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Let's Do It Again (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a couple of blue-collar workers in Atlanta who have promised to raise funds for their fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. However, their method for raising the money involves travelling to New ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hypnosis, gambling, gang, church, odd couple, forgery, buddies, underdog, criminal heroes, partners, contests and competitions, anti heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
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Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, rough, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, greed, violence, ghost, rivalry, investigation, photographer, hallucination, nightmare, cat ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pittsburgh, new york, america
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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Under hypnosis while trying to quit smoking, the main character Daisy Gamble revisits past lives and different personalities
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hypnosis, family relations, orphan, reincarnation, love triangle, romance, foreknowledge, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, doctors and patients, couple relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1810s, 2030s, 80s
Place: london, new york, manhattan new york city, brighton, california
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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked unconscious. Brokering the incident for political capital, Shaw eventually ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: political thriller, political conspiracy, gulf war, conspiracy, sniper, brainwashing, senator, mind control, hypnosis, assassination, state affairs, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnotist, witnessing a crime, hypnosis, murder, psychologist, moral dilemma, crimes, crime, law enforcement, danger, cop witness relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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The Great Hypnotist (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The famous psychologist Xu Ruining has a raising career, when he met the troublesome patient Ren Xiaoyan. The meeting is not easy as feeble-looking Ren is point by point against him.
Style: surreal, psychological, rough, twist ending, entertaining ...
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, psychologist, chinese, psychotherapy, mysticism, therapist, psychology, intensive care, therapy, mind control, demon ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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Body (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Chon is suffering from having bad times while sleeping. He tries not to sleep because he's scared of a girl in his nightmares. In the dreams, the girl screams for help before she is cruelly killed. Ae, Chon's sister is worried about the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, hypnosis, ghost, danger, crimes, husband wife relationship, investigation, mental illness, hallucination, supernatural, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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Deep in the Woods (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wanderer named Timothee (Nahuel PĂ©rez Biscayart) arrives in a French village in 1865 pretending to be deaf and mute. He uses tricks to hypnotize a beautiful young woman named Josephine (Isild Le Besco) and takes advantage of her until he is ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hypnosis, young lovers, human nature, hopes, dishonesty, love and romance, sexual abuse, manipulation, power relations, manipulations, danger, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: europe, france, south of france
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The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, surreal ...
Plot: murder, hypnosis, psychopath, mysterious character, supernatural, police investigation, mystery, mind game, crimes, woman in danger, obsession, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
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Survive Style 5+ (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man continually trying and failing to get his wife to stay dead; a self-absorbed ad agency creative director who comes up with one unworkably inane idea after another; a British hitman who only wants to know everyone's function in life; and ...
Style: not serious, dark humor, surreal, humorous, asian horror ...
Plot: hitman, murder, hypnosis, losing-it hero, back from the dead, social relations, crimes, deadly, resurrection, gay slur, masturbation, undead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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The Guardian Angel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Denmark, Croatia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Criminal investigator Anders Olsen begins to solve a case in which a bank robber shoots two bank clerks and runs into the streets of Copenhagen with the money. When arrested, he claims to have committed the crime alone. Some eyewitnesses say the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: bank robbery, hypnosis, mind control, hypnotist, criminal, prisoner, police, meditation, past, prison, crimes, post war ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1951
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, gothic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, parody, farce, dracula, hypnosis, goofy hero, supernatural, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, save the day, deadly creature, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, transylvania
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