20 Movies Like Paprika

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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 given a new mission to plant an idea in someone’s mind instead, leading to a complex and mind-bending adventure.”

Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue
Perfect Blue
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Sadayuki Murai, Yoshikazu Takeuchi, Rika Takahashi
Actors: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Perfect Blue” is a psychological thriller film that follows the story of a pop idol turned actress who becomes entangled in a disturbing and dangerous world of obsession, delusion, and identity crisis, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy.”

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 humanity is unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality called the Matrix, controlled by machines. A group of rebels, led by a hacker named Neo, fight to free humanity from their virtual imprisonment and awaken them to the truth.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 73 wins & 111 nominations total
Writer: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth
Actors: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is a science fiction romantic drama that follows Joel and Clementine, two individuals who undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories. As the memories are being erased, Joel realizes he doesn’t want to forget Clementine and desperately tries to hold onto their love.

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 is a psychological thriller about a ballet dancer who becomes consumed by her pursuit of perfection and descends into madness. As she prepares for the lead role in Swan Lake, she grapples with her own dark desires and a rival dancer who threatens to take everything she has worked for.

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 hospital on an isolated island, only to uncover a web of dark secrets and mind-altering experiments. As they delve deeper, they question their own sanity and confront their own traumatic pasts.

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 is plagued by visions of a giant, menacing rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of bizarre acts, ultimately leading to a mind-bending exploration of time travel and existentialism.

The Truman Show

The Truman Show
The Truman Show
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 40 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Actors: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Truman Show is about a man named Truman Burbank who unknowingly lives his entire life on a reality TV show, with every aspect of his life being meticulously controlled and manipulated by the show’s creator. As Truman begins to question his reality and search for the truth, he embarks on a journey to escape the artificial world he has been living in.”

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 thriller about a young actress who arrives in Hollywood with dreams of stardom, only to become entangled in a mysterious and dark conspiracy that blurs the line between reality and fantasy. As she navigates through the twisted layers of her own identity, the film explores themes of love, desire, and the illusory nature of dreams.

The Cell

The Cell
The Cell
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 29 nominations total
Writer: Mark Protosevich
Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“The Cell” is a psychological thriller film about a psychologist who enters the mind of a comatose serial killer to find clues about the whereabouts of his latest victim, while facing the dangers and horrors of the killer’s twisted subconscious world.”

The Thirteenth Floor

The Thirteenth Floor
The Thirteenth Floor
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Daniel F. Galouye, Josef Rusnak, Ravel Centeno-Rodriguez
Actors: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Thirteenth Floor” is a science fiction film set in a virtual reality world where a man discovers a hidden conspiracy while investigating a murder. As he delves deeper into the virtual world, he begins to question his own reality and identity.

Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky
Vanilla Sky
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 34 nominations total
Writer: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil, Cameron Crowe
Actors: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States, Spain
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“Vanilla Sky” is a psychological thriller about a wealthy playboy who becomes disfigured in a car accident and descends into a surreal world of dreams and nightmares, questioning the nature of reality and his own sanity. As he tries to uncover the truth, he becomes entangled in a complex web of love, identity, and the blurred lines between dreams and reality.

Dark City

Dark City
Dark City
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 19 nominations
Writer: Alex Proyas, Lem Dobbs, David S. Goyer
Actors: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly
Language: English
Country: Australia, United States
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“Dark City” is a sci-fi film set in a dystopian city where a man wakes up with no memory and becomes entangled in a mysterious plot orchestrated by a group of powerful beings who manipulate reality and memories of its inhabitants.”

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York
Synecdoche, New York
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 8 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actors: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Synecdoche, New York” is a surreal drama following a theater director who creates a life-sized replica of New York City inside a warehouse as he attempts to create a masterpiece that mirrors his own life, blurring the lines between reality and fiction.”

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep
The Science of Sleep
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Michel Gondry
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou
Language: French, English, Spanish
Country: France, Italy
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“The Science of Sleep” is a surrealistic film that follows the imaginative and dreamlike world of a young man named Stéphane, who struggles to distinguish between reality and his vivid dreams. As he develops a romantic interest in his neighbor, the line between his dream world and reality becomes increasingly blurred, leading to a whimsical and introspective exploration of love, creativity, and the power of the imagination.

The Fountain

The Fountain
The Fountain
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Awards: 9 wins & 38 nominations
Writer: Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas
Language: English, Maya
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Fountain” is a visually stunning and thought-provoking film that explores the themes of love, mortality, and the search for eternal life through three interconnected storylines set in different time periods. It follows a man’s quest to save his dying wife by finding the mythical Tree of Life while grappling with the concepts of acceptance, the inevitability of death, and the power of love.

Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin
Actors: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Jacob’s Ladder” is a psychological horror film that follows a Vietnam War veteran named Jacob Singer as he experiences disturbing hallucinations and tries to unravel the truth behind his haunting visions. The movie explores themes of trauma, guilt, and the blurred lines between reality and the supernatural.

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 an insomniac machinist who becomes increasingly paranoid and delusional after a year of severe sleep deprivation. As he spirals into madness, he becomes obsessed with solving a mysterious puzzle and uncovering the truth about his own dark past.

Coherence

Coherence
Coherence
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 6 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: James Ward Byrkit, Alex Manugian
Actors: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Coherence” is a mind-bending science fiction thriller that follows a group of friends attending a dinner party, who are forced to confront strange and inexplicable phenomena when a comet passes by Earth, causing a disruption in reality and challenging their perceptions of time and identity.

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress
Actors: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Butterfly Effect” is a psychological thriller film that follows a man who discovers he can travel back in time and alter events from his past. However, his attempts to fix his troubled childhood have unintended and devastating consequences in the present.

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