Many people are always particularly interested in issues such as violence, complex psychological problems, and the involvement of different personalities. A psychological film trailer not only gives us those cinematic thrills through an unusual and suspenseful atmosphere, but also gives us a good understanding of the mind, the psychology of different minds, the souls of people, and their morals. We love these works because they deceive us; So in addition to being amazed by the atmosphere of the films, we can overcome our darkest fears by relying on their intricate internal dimensions.
Over the years, countless psychological trailer films have been made, and the genre is still popular. In the following, we will go to 10 abandoned and neglected works that require more knowledge and discussion, because when the foot of this genre is involved, their names are not heard. The films on this list are closer to the theme of the trailer and psychological works than the horror titles; However, sometimes there is a fine line between them and genre combinations.
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10. Apt Pupil
- Director: Brian Singer
- Actors: Ian McClellan, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Ann David and
- Product: 1998/li>
- Metacritic Score: 51 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/7 out of 10
Undoubtedly, Renfrew was one of the best child actors of his generation. As one of the talents discovered by Joel Schumacher, he entered the cinema with the film "The Client" (directed by Schumacher) and appeared in a brilliant work. The tragedy of his tragic death at the age of 25 due to overdose is still troubling, but if we look at "The Mighty Apprentice" apart from these issues, we come across one of the best two-person acting combinations in the heart of a mysterious story.
Todd threatens Kurt Dossander, now known as Arthur Dunker, and names the police; Dossander's identity will be revealed unless he describes in detail his atrocities in the labor camps. This issue gradually creates unpredictable and strange events between the two.
Brian Singer in "The Mighty Student" is not interested in throwing social and moral messages at his audience. This fascinating psychological trailer is a two-hour study of the concept of "evil" and does a great job of exploring the minds of its main characters. As you move through the early stages of the film, "The Mighty Apprentice" becomes more and more of a distressing and stressful experience. Unfortunately, Brian Singer's production failed at the box office, but is considered one of the best adaptations of Stephen King. Renfro won Best Actor at the Tokyo International Film Festival for his role in the film. Ian McClellan also won several awards, and overall, most critics praised the two actors' role-playing.
9. In the Cut
- Director: Jane Campion
- Actors: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Lee and
- Product: 2003
- Metacritic Score: 46 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 3.5 out of 10
It seems that the main plot of "In Cut" relies on an erotic trailer, and this may be what most people expected but received from the film. They did not. But this title is a corporate Jane film, and he is not necessarily particularly interested in the mysterious and complex aspects. What he presents here is the study and analysis of violence in all its aspects; Violence between men and women in particular.
Europeans liked "Cut" more, and the film was much better received on the Green Continent than in the United States, but it has nevertheless improved in recent years. It was forgotten. With a relatively pessimistic view of love and sex, Campion explores the gravity of violence with detailed, subtextual scripts; An event that is complemented by his acceptable direction, his influential and poetic narrative, and the brilliant cinematography of Diane Baby. . Even if you do not like Jane Campion, one thing is certain; Whether you like it or not, this film will make an impact on you. . Cinema critic David Thompson also described the film as a masterpiece, and in his book he mentions it as one of the greatest works of the 21st century.
8. My son, my son, what have you done? (My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done)
- Director: Werner Herzog
- Actors: Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloe Sony, Odo Kieer and
- Product: <2009
- Metacritic Score: 59 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/2 out of 10 li>
In 1979, Mark Jawarski, a good actor from the University of San Diego, killed his mother with an ancient sword. He literally reconstructed a scene from the Greek tragedy of Everest; A play in which he himself played the lead role. His bizarre and controversial story led Werner Herzog to make a film called "My Son, My Son, What Have You Done?" With the brilliant portrayal of Michael Shannon in one of his most unique plays as a mentally unstable man who kills his mother and then everything becomes a hostage situation.
He has only examined this strange event using his own worldview. This psychological trailer tries to explore the psychological issues and reasons for such a horrific murder, in addition to preserving the criminal aspects and the drama of the script. Thus, the police case and the detective elements in the film are more of a narrative framework that provides the audience with a psychological dimension to the work; An event that is portrayed in the first place based on eyewitness accounts and reports. do. It may not be easy for everyone to watch these 90 minutes, but "My Son, My Son, What Have You Done" will satisfy fans of psychological trailers by presenting a shocking story, professional directing and Michael Shannon's outstanding performance.
Jeff Shannon The Seattle Times called the film one of Herzuk's strange mistakes; Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times described "my son, my son, what have you done?" Commenting on the film, Ebert said: "A work that breaks all the conventions and backgrounds of the audience. Instead, it provides the pleasure of watching a Herzuki work using the hostage-taking formula, the story of the police force and the filmmaker's imagination."
7. Experiment in Terror
- Director: </<strong> Blake Edwards
- Cast: Glenn Ford, Lee Remick, Stephanie Powers, Ross Martin and
- Product: 1962
- Metacritic Score: 69 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 7/3 out of 10
A well-made psychological trailer film with neo-noir features that will be better understood after watching it many times. The story of "An Experience in Horror" takes place in San Francisco. Where Kelly Sherwood, as a young bank employee, is threatened on a typical day evening by a dangerous man who intends to extort money from her; If Kelly does not give him $ 100,000 in bank money, he and his sister Toby will be killed by the man. Tries to cooperate with the extortionist man; Meanwhile, Ripley begins his investigation to uncover this complex and dangerous story.
Philip H. Latrop's extraordinary cinematography has a dramatic effect on the psychological suspense created in the film. Everything about the "experience in horror" is great. The film's scores are good enough and satisfying enough that you want to enter the world created by Blake Edwards and enjoy it. Ross Martin's performance as a mentally ill person is truly appalling; No doubt you will not forget his evil smirk for a long time. If you are a fan of Lynch and have not yet watched the movie "Experience in Horror", the discovery of these elements will be very interesting for you. For example, the name "Twin Peaks" appears in one of the early scenes of the film, which was clearly the inspiration for David Lynch to make a series of the same name. All in all, Blake Edwards' brilliant work is a fascinating and unpredictable film that is recommended for all trailer lovers.
6. The Ones Below
- Director: David Far
- Cast: Clemens Poise, David Morrissey, Steven Campbell Moore, Laura Byrne and
- Product: 2015
- Metacritic Score: 63 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/1 out of 10
- Director: David Cranenberg
- Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Arthur Weibrau and
- Product: 2002
- Metacritic Score: 83 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/8 out of 10
- Director: Penn
- Cast: Jack Nicholson, Benicio del Toro, Patricia Clarkson, Aaron Eckhart and
- Product: 2001 li>
- Metacritic Score: 71 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/8 out of 10
- Director: Sydney Lumet
- Actors: Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant, Ian Bannon and
- Product: 1973
- Metacritic Score: 70 out of 100
- IMDb to Movie Score: 7 out of 10
- Director: Liliana Cavani
- Cast: John Malkovich, Dougie Scott, Ray Winston, Lina Heidi and
- Product: 2002 li>
- Metacritic Score: -
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/6 out of 10
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The couple become friends and in Justin and Kate have dinner together. At the end of the night, a series of unfortunate accidents lead to strange and horrific accidents; Teresa falls down the stairs of the house and suffers from stillbirth (fetal death). Now the grieving couple blames Kate and Justin for the incident. Traces of the work of filmmakers such as Alfred Hitchcock and Roman Polanski can easily be seen in the film; Undoubtedly, David Farr has carefully studied the films of these directors. While watching this movie, you will enter a minimalist psychodrama that with its limited location and terrifying atmosphere, will create a unique experience for you.
On the night of his retirement, he receives a report of the murder of a little girl. Since Jerry is officially on a mission for another six hours, he decides to look into the case. At the crime scene, investigators discover a horrific body that turns out to have been the victim of rape. Jerry Black informs the victim's family of the incident and promises his mother that he will find the perpetrator. "Promise" is not only a fascinatingly intriguing story, but also a brilliant study of personality and psychoanalysis. This psychological trailer also features great actors who have all performed well in their roles.
This film is not just about revealing the secret of a horrific crime, but more about the unexplained consequences and dangers of motivation and emotion. It's a sin. While "Indian Runner" was a great film, and "Towards Wildlife" is probably their most popular work, Penn's "Promise" is among the best and most well-made works he has ever directed.
Roger Ebert At first, he considered 3.5 stars suitable for "Promise", but in 2012, he upgraded his score to 4 stars and added this work to his list of "big movies". Ebert describes the film as an exciting and compelling trailer that engages the viewer with its calculated chases. He praised Sean Penn for his collaboration with Jack Nicholson and the risks they took, and believed that the outcome of the collaboration took the film to an unexpected and frightening level.
3. The Offense
Undoubtedly, Sean Connery was more than just a James Bond and a charismatic figure. Connery's collaborations with Sydney Lumet are among his best works as an actor. "Invasion" offers him an extraordinary performance, where you can witness Johnson's life; An experienced detective who kills a suspected child abuser while interrogating him.
The rest of the film focuses more on the psychology of his character. In "Invasion," Sydney Lumet well illustrates the devastating catastrophes of suppressing anger and other human emotions.
Sydney Lumet is once again doing a great job as a director. He is no stranger to adaptation of acclaimed stage plays and their re-creation on the silver screen, and this time he has turned to one of John Hopkins' works. The subject of "Invasion" does not come as a surprise to Lumet in itself, but as a director, it creates a different atmosphere that sets it apart from his other films.
The screenplay, written by Hopkins himself, has also been carefully written. Sydney Lumet and John Hopkins create an interesting character so that the audience, in addition to identifying with Johnson, gets closer to the complex depths of his psyche and witnesses an interesting and multi-layered narrative.
2. Ripley's Game
After a corrupt art business and a murder. Suddenly, the killer of the story, who is selling works of art, hides in Italy; . .
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Source: taste of cinema