7 Life-Changing Philosophical Movies

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Photograph (2019) - Prime Video

It tells the story of a street photographer who convinces a stranger to pose as his fiancée to appease his grandmother. Through their unlikely relationship, the film explores themes of identity, connection, and the pursuit of happiness in modern-day Mumbai.

Masaan (2015) - Disney+ Hotstar

Set in Varanasi, this drama explores themes of love, loss, and redemption through the lives of several characters. It delves into societal taboos and the complexities of human relationships, prompting viewers to reflect on the fragility of life and the pursuit of happiness.

Ship of Theseus (2012) - YouTube

This philosophical drama intertwines three stories that raise questions about identity, morality, and the interconnectedness of life. Through thought-provoking narratives, the film challenges viewers to contemplate existential themes and the nature of human existence.

The Fountain (2006) - Prime Video

This visually stunning film interweaves three parallel narratives set in different time periods, exploring themes of love, death, and the quest for immortality. Director Darren Aronofsky invites viewers on a metaphysical journey of transformation and transcendence.

Synecdoche New York (2008) - N/A

It's not your typical movie; it's more like a journey for your mind that can leave a lasting impact, making you reflect on your own existence and maybe even inspire you to live more authentically.

Yes Man (2008) - YouTube Rent

Jim Carrey as Carl Allen decides to change his life by saying "yes" to everything. As he embraces this new philosophy, Carl's life takes unexpected turns, leading to personal growth, new opportunities, and meaningful connections. If you try the idea, it's pretty life-changing.

Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022) - SonyLiv

It's a beautiful exercise in humanistic nihilism. Just because nothing matters doesn't mean nothing should matter to us. Actions do have consequences. Also, Ke Huy Quan's Monologue puts the masculinity debate to an end. Pretty Life-Changing.