List of Psychological Films

List of Psychological Films

Here’s a list of films that you can show to your students to better illustrate some psychological concepts. Please let  me know of other films. 

  • A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • A Serbian Film (2010)
  • As Good As It Gets (1997)
  • Awakenings (1991)
  • Black Swan (2011)
  • Colors of Night (1994)
  • Crash (2004)
  • Dirty Filthy Love (2004) 
  • Donnie Darko (2001)
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  • Faces in the Crowd (2011)
  • Fatal Attraction (1987)
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • Get Out (2017)
  • Girl, Interrupted (1999)
  • Gone Girl (2014)
  • Good Will Hunting (1997)
  • Hannibal Rising (2007)
  • Memento (2000)
  • Identity (2003) 
  • I am Sam (2001) 
  • Inception (2010)
  • Inside Out (2015)
  • Jacob’s Ladder (1990) 
  • Killing Me Softly (2002)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  • Paprika (2006)
  • Rain Man (1988)
  • Red Dragon (2002)
  • Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  • Room (2015)
  • Shutter Island (2010)
  • Spider (2002)
  • Split (2016)
  • Sybil (1976)
  • Three Faces of Eve (1957) 
  • The Aviator (2004)
  • The Number 23 (2007)
  • The Naked Face (1984)
  • The Machinist (2005) 
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
  • The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • The Soul Keeper (2002)
  • The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015) 
  • The Stepfather (2009)
  • They (2002)
  • Up (2009)
  • Vanilla Sky (2001)
  • Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
  • What About Bob (1991)
  • What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1994)
  • When a Stranger Calls (2006)
  • 12 Angry Men (1957)

If you are looking for psychology jobs, click here.

If you are looking for PhD scholarships, click here.  

If you found these useful, you can return the favour by voting on this Facebook poll


Dennis Relojo

Dennis Relojo is the Founder of Psychreg and is the Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. He also serves as editorial board member for a number of peer-reviewed journals. Dennis holds a master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. His research interests include educational psychology and special education. You can connect with him through Twitter @DennisRelojo and his website.

 


 

Share This Post

3 Comments - Write a Comment

  1. Crash, good will hunting, pursuit of happyness, the perks of being a wallflower, girl interrupted, inception, fight club, the room, get out, rainman,

    Reply

Leave a Reply