basvanstratum's Top 250 Favorite Psychological Dramas of All Time

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The Truman Show 1998, 103 min.

Peter Weir     Starring: Jim CarreyLaura LinneyNoah Emmerich

Comedy Drama    Drama    Media Satire

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Black Swan 2010, 103 min.

Darren Aronofsky     Starring: Natalie PortmanMila KunisWinona Ryder

Dance Film    Drama    Mindbender

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Room 2015, 118 min.

Lenny Abrahamson     Starring: Brie LarsonJacob TremblayJoan Allen

Childhood Drama    Drama    Escape Film

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Secret Beyond the Door 1947, 99 min.

Fritz Lang     Starring: Joan BennettMichael RedgraveAnne Revere

Drama    Film Noir    Melodrama

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David and Lisa 1962, 95 min.

Frank Perry     Starring: Keir DulleaJanet MargolinClifton James

Drama    Psychological Drama    Romance

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Angel Face 1952, 91 min.

Otto Preminger     Starring: Robert MitchumJean SimmonsMona Freeman

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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In a Lonely Place 1950, 94 min.

Nicholas Ray     Starring: Humphrey BogartGloria GrahameFrank Lovejoy

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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The Human Beast 1938, 96 min.

Jean Renoir     Starring: Jean GabinSimone SimonFernand Ledoux

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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It's Such a Beautiful Day 2012, 62 min.

Don Hertzfeldt     Starring: Don Hertzfeldt

Animation    Black Comedy    Comedy Drama

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Suzhou River 2000, 83 min.

Ye Lou     Starring: Xun ZhouHongshen JiaZhongkai Hua

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Psychological Drama

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Tideland 2005, 120 min.

Terry Gilliam     Starring: Jodelle FerlandJanet McTeerBrendan Fletcher

Childhood Drama    Drama    Fantasy

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Asphalt 1929, 90 min.

Joe May     Starring: Albert SteinrückElse HellerGustav Fröhlich

Caper    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Ruthless 1948, 104 min.

Edgar G. Ulmer     Starring: Zachary ScottLouis HaywardDiana Lynn

Drama    Film Noir    Melodrama

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Caged 1950, 96 min.

John Cromwell     Starring: Eleanor ParkerHope EmersonAgnes Moorehead

Drama    Prison Film    Psychological Drama

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Jacob's Ladder 1990, 113 min.

Adrian Lyne     Starring: Tim RobbinsVing RhamesElizabeth Peña

Drama    Horror    Mindbender

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Locke 2013, 85 min.

Steven Knight     Starring: Tom HardyRuth WilsonAndrew Scott

Drama    Psychological Drama    Psychological Thriller

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Dédée d'Anvers 1948, 86 min.

Yves Allégret     Starring: Bernard BlierSimone SignoretMarcello Pagliero

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Donnie Darko 2001, 113 min.

Richard Kelly     Starring: Jake GyllenhaalJena MaloneMary McDonnell

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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After Life 1998, 118 min.

Hirokazu Koreeda     Starring: Susumu TerajimaKei TaniToru Yuri

Drama    Fantasy    Foreign Language Film

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On Dangerous Ground 1952, 82 min.

Nicholas Ray     Starring: Robert RyanIda LupinoWard Bond

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Libel 1959, 100 min.

Anthony Asquith     Starring: Dirk BogardeOlivia de HavillandPaul Massie

Courtroom Drama    Crime    Crime Drama

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Possessed 1947, 108 min.

Curtis Bernhardt     Starring: Joan CrawfordVan HeflinRaymond Massey

Drama    Film Noir    Melodrama

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Monsieur Hire 1989, 81 min.

Patrice Leconte     Starring: Michel BlancSandrine BonnaireLuc Thuillier

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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The Locket 1946, 85 min.

John Brahm     Starring: Laraine DayBrian AherneRobert Mitchum

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Caught 1949, 88 min.

Max Ophüls     Starring: James MasonBarbara Bel GeddesRobert Ryan

Drama    Film Noir    Marriage Drama

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K-PAX 2001, 120 min.

Iain Softley     Starring: Kevin SpaceyJeff BridgesAlfre Woodard

Drama    Psychological Drama    Psychological Sci-Fi

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Interiors 1978, 93 min.

Woody Allen     Starring: Mary Beth HurtRichard JordanE.G. Marshall

Drama    Family Drama    New Hollywood

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Undercurrent 1946, 116 min.

Vincente Minnelli     Starring: Katharine HepburnRobert TaylorRobert Mitchum

Drama    Film Noir    Melodrama

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Pink Floyd The Wall 1982, 95 min.

Alan Parker     Starring: Bob GeldofChristine HargreavesEleanor David

Drama    Mindbender    Musical

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Alois Nebel 2011, 84 min.

Tomás Lunák     Starring: Miroslav KrobotMarie LudvíkováLeos Noha

Animation    Based-on-Comics    Drama

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Varieté 1925, 72 min.

Ewald André Dupont     Starring: Emil JanningsMaly DelschaftLya De Putti

Crime    Drama    Psychological Drama

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Illegal 1955, 88 min.

Lewis Allen     Starring: Edward G. RobinsonNina FochDeForest Kelley

Courtroom Drama    Crime Drama    Crime

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Personal Shopper 2016, 105 min.

Olivier Assayas     Starring: Kristen StewartLars EidingerSigrid Bouaziz

Drama    Ghost Film    Mystery

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The One I Love 2014, 91 min.

Charlie McDowell     Starring: Elisabeth MossMark DuplassTed Danson

Comedy Drama    Drama    Magic Realism

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Shockproof 1949, 79 min.

Douglas Sirk     Starring: Cornel WildePatricia KnightJohn Baragrey

Drama    Film Noir    Psychological Drama

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The Reckless Moment 1949, 82 min.

Max Ophüls     Starring: James MasonJoan BennettGeraldine Brooks

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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The Dark Past 1948, 75 min.

Rudolph Maté     Starring: William HoldenNina FochLee J. Cobb

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Lamb 2015, 97 min.

Ross Partridge     Starring: Ross PartridgeOona LaurenceJess Weixler

Childhood Drama    Drama    Psychological Drama

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Cry Wolf 1947, 83 min.

Peter Godfrey     Starring: Errol FlynnBarbara StanwyckGeraldine Brooks

Drama    Film Noir    Mystery

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The Blue Gardenia 1953, 90 min.

Fritz Lang     Starring: Anne BaxterRichard ConteAnn Sothern

Crime    Drama    Film Noir

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The Accused 1949, 101 min.

William Dieterle     Starring: Loretta YoungRobert CummingsWendell Corey

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Bigger Than Life 1956, 95 min.

NIcholas Ray     Starring: James MasonBarbara RushWalter Matthau

Drama    Family Drama    Medical Drama

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Agatha 1979, 105 min.

Michael Apted     Starring: Dustin HoffmanVanessa RedgraveTimothy Dalton

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Night Without Sleep 1952, 77 min.

Roy Ward Baker     Starring: Gary MerrillLinda DarnellHildegard Knef

Drama    Film Noir    Mystery

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Neverwas 2005, 108 min.

Joshua Michael Stern     Starring: Aaron EckhartIan McKellenBrittany Murphy

Drama    Fantasy    Mystery

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The Human Voice 1966, 50 min.

Ted Kotcheff     Starring: Ingrid Bergman

Drama    Made-for-Television    Psychological Drama

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Blind Alley 1939, 69 min.

Charles Vidor     Starring: Chester MorrisRalph BellamyAnn Dvorak

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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The Male Animal 1942, 101 min.

Elliott Nugent     Starring: Joan LeslieEugene PalletteHenry Fonda

Comedy    Drama    Psychological Drama

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Taxi Driver 1976, 113 min.

Martin Scorsese     Starring: Robert De NiroJodie FosterAlbert Brooks

Drama    New Hollywood    Post-Noir

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The Sweet Hereafter 1997, 112 min.

Atom Egoyan     Starring: Ian HolmSarah PolleyDavid Hemblen

Disaster Film    Drama    Ensemble Film

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Breathless 1960, 90 min.

Jean-Luc Godard     Starring: Jean-Paul BelmondoJean Seberg

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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The Woman on the Beach 1947, 71 min.

Jean Renoir     Starring: Joan BennettRobert RyanCharles Bickford

Drama    Film Noir    Melodrama

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Wild 2014, 115 min.

Jean-Marc Vallée     Starring: Reese WitherspoonGaby HoffmanLaura Dern

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Fight Club 1999, 139 min.

David Fincher     Starring: