9 psychological movies to watch on Netflix

9 psychological movies to watch on Netflix

Sometimes it is difficult to find a movie to watch on Netflix. Among so many offers the decision is a problem and in the end, we end up watching the movie that we have repeated more than five times. That is why, at HJCK, we made this selection of 10 psychological films that you can watch from anywhere. Planeta will publish books based on the Netflix series

A brilliant film with one of the best performances of Kristen Stewart’s career. This film follows an American woman who goes to live in Paris and starts working as a personal shopper for a famous woman. At the same time, the girl is trying to communicate with her twin brother, who died before the beginning of the tape. The world of the woman he follows mixes with his personal desires, changing his perspective on the world. This play is frightening and delves into the depths of our psychology to understand what the protagonist thinks or may think. These are the series that you cannot stop watching on Netflix

1. Se7en

Look inside the mind of a serial killer is possibly one of the hardest things to bear. This film gives us a look at a brutal murderer who is inspired by the deadly sins to choose his victims and the reasons why he wants to get rid of them. The film reveals his obsession and his game while presenting the psychological effect he has on the detectives who follow his case. One of the best David Fincher tapes.

2. A Cure For Wellness

This is an interesting and different psychological horror film that follows a young executive who is sent to a mysterious rehabilitation center in the Swiss Alps to pick up a colleague of his. However, once he’s there, he comes across a strange place that seems to have a strange effect on those who work there. The individual tries to escape but is forced to endure a kind of therapy that leads to a psychological breakdown, based on his lifelong traumas.

3. Buster’s Mal Heart

Rami Malek stars in this brilliant play that could well be a spiritual relative of the madness of the Mr. Robot series. In this play, Malek plays a man on the run from the authorities who uses a radio to rant about an invasion. The man has strange visions about the sea and memories of his life as a family man. It is not until the story progresses and we see him suffer that we realize what is really going on in his mind.

4. The Prestige

Brilliant work by  Christopher Nolan that uses magic to tell us about obsession and passion for art. The film features two illusionists fighting for the best tricks, taking the fight too far, approaching violence. While one of them really has a passion for art, the other has an inordinate obsession that leads him to almost destroy his life so that he can beat his opponent. In the end, as time goes by, we discover who the real winner is.

5.The Perfection

Netflix original film that was not widely discussed and is currently underrated. The story follows Charlotte, a talented musician who is forced to leave her prestigious school to care for her mother, who is about to die. Later, a woman who dates her begins to experience horrible symptoms, vomiting worms, until she decides to cut her hand. Scary? Wait to find out what is happening.


Based on the Stephen King light novel,  this brutal story follows a man who decides to murder his wife to avoid losing fields that belong to him. However, shortly after death begins to haunt him in the form of visions of rats that do not leave him alone. Meanwhile, his son, who was also part of the crime, begins to have psychological consequences and decides to leave him, starting another separate story that will also torment him.

7.The Invitation

Considered one of the best thrillers of recent years, this film follows a man who responds to his ex-girlfriend’s invitation to go to a party. In the beginning, he doubts the reasons why he is invited but decides to go. Once there, he decides to find out what his ex-partner wants, but at the same time, he begins to have regressions about the death of the son they had and other events within their relationship, revealing that – although he has advanced – he has not forgotten it or the psychological damage left by their relationship.

8. Inception

A classic of the new age of cinema, and possibly a tape that most people have already seen. Christopher Nolan decides to delve into our dreams and the effect they have on us, and the decisions we make. The play follows a man who can enter people’s dreams, and who has the job of inserting an idea into the mind of an entrepreneur so that he can reconnect with his children.

9. Clair Obscur

This Turkish film is a bit different and follows two women who are quite different from each other but have several things in common. While one is oppressed by macho traditions, another seems to have all the freedom of Western cultures. However, once they are discovered, they notice that the psychological damage that both have caused by their cultural context turns them into similar beings, damaged and ready to rebuild.

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