Here we've displayed a list of the best Mental Illness films : One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest(1975), Psycho(1960), Apocalypse Now(1979), Taxi Driver(1976), Shutter Island(2010), A Beautiful Mind(2001), Pi(1998), Persona(1966), Opening Night(1977), Sling Blade(1996), A Streetcar Named Desire(1951), Crumb(1994) ... ...
A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Horror, Mystery & Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
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A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
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A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
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A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.
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A nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personae are melding together.
A renowned actress teeters on the edge of a breakdown as she counts down the days toward a big Broadway opening.
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Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
An intimate portrait of controversial cartoonist Robert Crumb and his traumatized family.
Mystery & Thriller
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
Daniel Johnston, manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist is revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love.
A frumpy spinster blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman.
Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief on the run.
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A young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal land-lord, has a dream envisioning her as an avatar of Kali.
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Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of musician Townes van Zandt.
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Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.
A sex-repulsed woman who disapproves of her sister's boyfriend sinks into depression and has horrific visions of rape and violence.
The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.
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A teenage girl suffers a nervous breakdown.
A detailed chronicle of a woman during her stay in a mental institution.
The reign of the tormented Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from 1864 to 1886.
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Focuses on the incredible rise, fall and rebirth of one of the worlds most successful electronic music artists of all time, Avicii.
Gay & Lesbian, Drama
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A surgeon is assigned the case of a young woman whose aunt wants her lobotomized to cover up a family secret.
In an industrial area, Giuliana, an unstable woman, attempts to cope with life by starting an affair with a co-worker at the plant her husband manages.
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Janet Frame was a brilliant child who, as a teen, was misdiagnosed with schizophrenia. Explore Janet's discovery of the world and her life in Europe as her books are published to acclaim.
During World War I, a British private, sent ahead to a French town to scout for enemy presence, is mistaken for a King by the colorful patients of an insane asylum.