20 Movies Like Mud

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Memento

Memento
Memento
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 57 wins & 59 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Actors: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Memento” is a psychological thriller about a man with short-term memory loss who is determined to find his wife’s killer. The film uses a unique narrative structure, telling the story in reverse chronological order, as the protagonist tries to piece together the truth.

Fight Club

Fight Club
Fight Club
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Chuck Palahniuk, Jim Uhls
Actors: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Fight Club” is about an insomniac office worker who forms an underground fight club as a form of rebellion against consumerism and societal norms, leading to a destructive path of self-discovery and anarchy.”

Inception

Inception
Inception
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 159 wins & 220 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page
Language: English, Japanese, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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Inception is a science fiction thriller film that follows a skilled thief who infiltrates people’s dreams to steal information. However, he is recruited for a dangerous mission to plant an idea in someone’s mind instead of stealing, leading to a complex and mind-bending journey through multiple levels of dreams.

The Matrix

The Matrix
The Matrix
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 42 wins & 52 nominations total
Writer: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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“The Matrix” is a science fiction film set in a dystopian future where humans are unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality controlled by intelligent machines. A group of rebels, led by a computer hacker named Neo, fight to free humanity from this virtual prison and discover the truth about their existence.

Shutter Island

Shutter Island
Shutter Island
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 11 wins & 66 nominations
Writer: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Shutter Island is a psychological thriller film about two U.S. Marshals investigating the disappearance of a patient from a mental institution on an isolated island, only to uncover dark secrets and a sinister conspiracy that challenges their own sanity.”

Oldboy

Oldboy
Oldboy
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 40 wins & 27 nominations
Writer: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Park Chan-wook
Actors: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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“Oldboy” is a South Korean psychological thriller film about a man who is mysteriously imprisoned for 15 years and then released, seeking revenge and answers about his captivity. As he delves deeper into the dark secrets of his past, he uncovers a twisted tale of betrayal, violence, and redemption.

Se7en

Se7en
Se7en
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 29 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Se7en” is a psychological thriller about two detectives who track down a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as inspiration for his gruesome murders. As they delve deeper into the case, they become entangled in a dark and twisted game of cat and mouse.

The Prestige

The Prestige
The Prestige
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 45 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest
Actors: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Prestige” is a psychological thriller about two rival magicians in Victorian-era London who engage in a dangerous game of one-upmanship, using deception and sacrifice to outdo each other’s tricks. As their obsession grows, the boundaries between reality and illusion blur, leading to a shocking and mind-bending climax.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Richard Kelly
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
Language: English
Country: United States
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Donnie Darko is a psychological thriller about a troubled teenager who begins experiencing bizarre visions of a man in a rabbit costume, leading him to question the nature of time and reality. As he navigates through these strange occurrences, Donnie’s actions ultimately have profound consequences on the world around him.

American Psycho

American Psycho
American Psycho
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Awards: 7 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner
Actors: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas
Language: English, Spanish, Cantonese
Country: United States, Canada
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“American Psycho” is a psychological thriller film that follows the life of a wealthy investment banker named Patrick Bateman, who indulges in a double life as a serial killer in 1980s New York City. The movie explores Bateman’s descent into madness and obsession with materialism, violence, and his own image.

The Machinist

The Machinist
The Machinist
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Scott Kosar
Actors: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Spain, France, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Machinist” is a psychological thriller about a factory worker suffering from severe insomnia, leading to a downward spiral of paranoia and hallucinations. As he becomes increasingly detached from reality, he becomes obsessed with solving a mysterious puzzle that may hold the key to his sanity.

Black Swan

Black Swan
Black Swan
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 97 wins & 279 nominations total
Writer: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin
Actors: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel
Language: English, French, Italian
Country: United States
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The Black Swan movie is a psychological thriller that follows a ballet dancer’s descent into madness as she prepares for a dual role in Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake.” It explores themes of competition, obsession, and the pursuit of perfection, blurring the line between reality and fantasy.

Gone Girl

Gone Girl
Gone Girl
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 149 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 64 wins & 188 nominations total
Writer: Gillian Flynn
Actors: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gone Girl” is a psychological thriller about a man named Nick Dunne whose wife, Amy, goes missing on their fifth wedding anniversary. As the investigation unfolds, secrets and lies are revealed, leading to a twisted and suspenseful tale of love, betrayal, and manipulation.

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 37 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette
Language: English, Latin, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Sixth Sense” is a psychological thriller about a young boy who can see and communicate with the dead. As he forms a bond with a child psychologist, they uncover a dark secret that connects them both.

Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive
Mulholland Drive
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 147 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 49 wins & 61 nominations total
Writer: David Lynch
Actors: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux
Language: English, Spanish, French
Country: France, United States
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Mulholland Drive is a surrealistic film that follows a woman who suffers from amnesia and embarks on a quest to uncover her true identity in the dark underbelly of Los Angeles. As the story unfolds, reality blurs with fantasy, leading to a mind-bending exploration of dreams, desires, and the nature of Hollywood.

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 37 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri
Language: English, Hungarian, Spanish, French
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Usual Suspects” is a crime thriller film about a group of criminals who are brought together for a heist and become entangled in a web of mystery and deception after a violent incident. The story unfolds through the perspective of a survivor who recounts the events to a detective, leading to a shocking revelation.

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 12 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess
Actors: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“A Clockwork Orange” is a dystopian film set in a future society where a violent young man named Alex and his gang engage in heinous acts of crime. After being arrested, Alex undergoes an experimental psychological treatment that attempts to eliminate his violent tendencies, raising questions about free will and the ethics of rehabilitation.

Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 37 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Hubert Selby Jr., Darren Aronofsky
Actors: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Requiem for a Dream” is a haunting and intense drama that explores the devastating consequences of addiction on the lives of four individuals, as their dreams turn into desperate struggles for survival. The film delves into the harrowing depths of addiction, showcasing the destructive power it holds over the characters’ relationships, aspirations, and ultimately their sanity.

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 70 wins & 50 nominations total
Writer: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally
Actors: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Silence of the Lambs” is a psychological thriller about an FBI trainee who seeks the help of a convicted cannibalistic serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to catch another serial killer known as Buffalo Bill. As they delve into the mind of the killer, they must navigate a dangerous and twisted psychological game to save the next victim.

The Departed

The Departed
The Departed
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 98 wins & 141 nominations total
Writer: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“The Departed” is a crime thriller that follows an undercover cop who infiltrates an Irish mob in Boston, while simultaneously a mole from the mob infiltrates the police force. The movie explores their dual lives, the constant threat of exposure, and the intense cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between them.

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