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 psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, atmospheric and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with hypnosis, murder, psychology, supernatural, death, police investigation, blood, crimes, storytelling and mystery plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hypnosis: Trance (2013), Get Out (2017), The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001), Doctor Sleep (2002), Stir of Echoes (1999), The Fourth Kind (2009), The Hypnotist (2012), K-PAX (2001), The Great Hypnotist (2014), The Butterfly Effect (2004).

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: surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, memory loss, heist, manipulation, amnesia, art thief, dishonesty, crimes, art theft, mind control, disorder, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: london, england
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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, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, kidnapping, cult, satire, survival, interracial romance, african american, brainwashing, psycho, abduction, female villain ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, 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: humorous, witty, feel good, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: hypnosis, insurance investigator, investigation, crimes, workplace, heist, justice, unlikely criminals, love and romance, power relations, false accusation, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, istanbul turkey, madagascar
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Doctor Sleep (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, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, serial killer, mystery, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, psychology, crimes, supernatural ability, amateur detective, woman in danger, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
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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: psychological, suspense, twist ending, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, psychic, supernatural, paranoia, clairvoyance, murder, hypnosis, rape, psychic power, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, space and aliens, hypnosis, found footage, alien, disappearance, investigation, paranormal activity, abduction, supernatural ...
Time: year 2000, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
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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, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, murder, hospital, hypnotist, witnessing a crime, boy, psychologist, crimes, law enforcement, cop witness relations, moral dilemma, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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, touching, surprise ending, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien, mysterious character, psychiatrist, mental institution, planet, patient, benign alien, crazy, mystery, hypnosis, science ...
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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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, enigmatic, psychological, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: hypnosis, chinese, hypnotist, psychologist, mysticism, psychotherapy, therapist, manipulation, mind control, paranoia, doctor patient relationship, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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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, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, life philosophy, butterfly effect, memory, child abuse, supernatural ability, alternate reality, memory loss, love, psychology ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, amnesia, reincarnation, hypnosis, mystery, romance, murder, investigation, mysterious character, supernatural, uncover truth ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa
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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, atmospheric, enigmatic, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, amnesia, hallucination, hypnosis, interrogation, mystery, murder mystery, mind control, stranger, psychosis ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, okinawa japan
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Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: psychological, twist ending, bleak, gloomy, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, incest, vengeance, older man younger woman relationship, father daughter incest, brother sister incest, psychological torture, confined, love, mind game, violence, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: south korea, korea, asia, new york, seoul ...
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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: surreal, enigmatic, psychological, art house, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, hypnosis, mystery, mentor, surrealism, crimes, society, memory loss, post apocalypse, psychoanalysis ...
Time: future
Place: middle east, cairo egypt, europe, egypt, africa
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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: surreal, mind bending, psychological, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: parasite, brainwashing, mystery, hypnosis, love affair, romance, worm, drugged, dishonesty, mind game, tragic love, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Daniel Isn't Real (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled college freshman, Luke, suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: imaginary friend, mental illness, artist, hypnosis, hallucination, college student, disorder, teenage crush, friends, society, body horror, gay ...
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The Love Machine (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Women seeking therapy from a relationship counselor are programmed, via the Love Machine, to brutally kill their mates when a hypnotic response triggers their homicidal rage.
Style: suspense, captivating, sexy, erotic
Plot: hypnosis, sex therapy, murder, marital problem, murderer, marriage counselor, relationships, counselor, technology, sexless marriage, porn, emmanuelle ...
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Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: alien, alien abduction, alien contact, psychiatrist, ufo, hypnosis, writers, halloween, family, supernatural, paranoia, extraterrestrial ...
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, exciting ...
Plot: hypnosis, starting over, hopes, youth, self discovery, introspection, haunted by the past, arts and culture, romance, supernatural, destiny, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, ibiza, madrid
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Magic Magic (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In remote Chile, a vacationing young woman begins to mentally unravel; meanwhile, her friends ignore her claim until it's too late.
Style: tense, scary, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, mental breakdown, abortion, confined, isolation, puppy, bullying, cousin cousin relationship, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mind game, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, south america, andes mountains
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Parasomnia (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laura Baxter is a young woman, literally a "sleeping beauty," who suffers from a medical condition called "parasomnia." A childhood accident victim, she is actually sleeping her life away, awakening briefly on rare occasions. Art ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mentally unstable, insomnia, hypnosis, obsession, sleeping, woman in danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, fall in love, rehabilitation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, twists and turns, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, cons and scams, con artists, mind game, fbi, mastermind, illusionist, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, usa ...
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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devotes ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, clever, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, drug addiction, hypnosis, kidnapping, private detective, cocaine, friendship, hospital, snake, dog, train, childhood trauma ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: vienna, europe, england, london, istanbul turkey
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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: romantic, atmospheric, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, obsession, romance, supernatural, love story, hypnosis, love, time loop, time, playwright, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, edwardian era, victorian era, future ...
Place: usa, michigan, chicago illinois
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Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: disturbing, psychological, scary, sexy, bleak ...
Plot: cruelty, fear, violence, depression, insanity, guilt, explicit sex, brutality, torture, masturbation, male nudity, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, N.M., to investigate a man's claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family's old home.
Style: suspense, scary, psychological, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, spirit, ghost, supernatural horror, kidnapped girl, medium, psychic, father daughter relationship, ghost hunter, haunted, basement ...
Time: year 2010, year 1953, 50s
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Man Is Not a Bird (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Serbian engineer falls for a younger woman, but he is inept at courtship.
Style: sex comedy, experimental, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: circus, hypnosis, love triangle, love, engineer, marketplace, machinery, factory, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, political unrest ...
Time: 60s
Place: eastern europe, serbia, former yugoslavia, belgrade
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The Scarapist (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An insane therapist entangles a suburban novelist in a web of hypnosis, drugs, kidnapping, depravity and murder.
Style: psychological, scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: therapist, hypnosis, psychology, terror, murder, fear, evil, torture, demon, drugs, abuse, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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H (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A serial killer named Shin-Hyun gives himself up to police. He is imprisoned, awaiting the death sentence for his crimes. Yet the killings do not stop. They continue with all the same characteristics trademarks of the Shin-Hyun serial killings. ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, hypnosis, pregnancy, police investigation, wannabe, psychopath, partners, law enforcement, mystery, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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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: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, ghost, hypnosis, crimes, husband wife relationship, investigation, mental illness, hallucination, supernatural, haunted, mystery, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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