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)

Dennis RelojoDennis Relojo is the Founder of Psychreg and is the Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. He is also an editorial board member for the Journal on Innovation in Psychology, Education and Didactics. 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.

 


 

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

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