7 Movies That Require Critical Thinking

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Raat Akeli Hai (2020) – Netflix

Inspector Jatil Yadav unravels a tapestry of lies and deception while trying to solve the murder of a family patriarch. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Shweta Tripathi, Nishant Dahiya and Shivani Raghuvanshi.

Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011) – ZEE5

Directed by David Fincher, this adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s novel follows a journalist and a computer hacker as they investigate a wealth family’s dark secrets on a remote island. The film stars Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara.

Ugly (2013) - YouTube

An exploration of human nature amidst a kidnapping case, it demands critical thinking to unravel the layers of deception, morality, and the blurred lines between right and wrong. The film Stars Rahul Bhatt and Ronit Roy.

Reptile (2023) - Netflix

Benicio del Toro is amazing in ‘Reptile’. He plays a detective that will stop at nothing to solve the case on his desk, even at the cost of his own personal life.

Andhadhun (2018) - YouTube Rent

A complex narrative of deceit and ambiguity, it challenges viewers to decipher the truth in a web of lies, morality, and twisted motivations. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte and Tabu.

I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020) - Netflix

Through its surreal and psychologically layered storyline, it prompts critical analysis of identity, perception, and the nature of reality.

The Lobster (2016) - N/A

This dystopian satire requires critical thinking to understand its allegorical commentary on societal pressures, conformity, and the search for love in a surreal world.