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Old 11-25-02, 08:52 AM
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Name movies that deal with alternate realities within the mind (spoilers inside!).

I have found that I have a love for movies which deal with people living a life within their mind that they think is real but may not be. It can be both disturbing and sad. I am looking for some more movies that deal with this topic that I have not seen or heard of. I hope I am making sense. Some of my favorites are:

Open Your Eyes - the original Vanilla Sky. I was amazed how Vanilla Sky was almost a virtual shot by shot remake of this.
Vanilla Sky
The Matrix
Jacob's Ladder
Fight Club
Somewhere in Time
Total Recall

What Dreams May Come - kinda uses the subject but is really more of an after-life movie than a reality.

Soul Survivors - deals with the subject but I personally did not think it was well done.

Sphere - another one that uses this theme in parts but I did not think was well done.

What others am I missing...good or bad?
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Mulholland Drive (not sure if this qualifies but it sure is one heck of a mind job)
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eXistenZ
The Thirteenth Floor
Dark City (sort of)
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Not sure if these qualify, but you could probably add...

Solaris
Event Horizon
In the Mouth of Madness
Dead Again
Altered States
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The Wizard of Oz
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Donnie Darko
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The Cell
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Memento?
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The Dead Zone with Christopher Walken

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