When longtime friends gather for a dinner party, strange things begin to happen. As the night goes on, the group’s individual secrets start to unravel, revealing a disturbing reality. This mind-bending thriller keeps you guessing until the very end.
This list is for you if you like movies that delve into time travel and other dimensions. The list of twelve mind-bending films comparable to Coherence that we’d suggest is below.
1. The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009)
A genetic quirk allows Professor Joseph DeTamble to travel through time, but he is unable to control his destiny or the moment. They fall violently in love and marry after meeting Clare Abshire at a Chicago library. But this won’t be easy because of his unpredictable absences.
“The Time Traveler’s Wife” is a moving drama that ponders the meaning of life and love. It’s an excellent adaptation of the book with a fantastic cast. Due to their strong chemistry, Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams give outstanding performances.
2. About Time (2013)
Tim, a 21-year-old student, learns he has the ability to travel in time and rewrite his own past. Tim’s decision to obtain a girlfriend has unforeseen repercussions.
“About Time,” directed and written by Richard Curtis, is a clever, perceptive, amusing, charming, and sweet film with surprising depth and heart. Aside from the time-traveling story.
The film’s primary theme is the father-son relationship between Tim and his dad, as well as the romantic connection between Tim and Mary. It features Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson in prominent roles.
3. Looper (2012)
In 2074, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they send their target 30 years into the past where a “looper” – a hired gun – is waiting to kill them.
“Looper” is a science fiction thriller that will leave your head spinning. It’s intense, non-stop ride with excellent special effects and a great cast. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis give standout performances as the same character at different ages.
4. Donnie Darko (2001)
Donnie is a troubled teenager who starts seeing visions of a man in a rabbit suit who tells him the world will end in 28 days. As the clock ticks down, Donnie tries to prevent the impending disaster.
“Donnie Darko” is a mind-bending thriller with an excellent cast that includes Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, and Drew Barrymore. The film is visually stunning and the story is fascinating.
5. The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he realizes he can change these events by reading his journals from the past. But each change has unforeseen and dangerous consequences.
“The Butterfly Effect” is a mind-bending thriller that will have you questioning the choices you make. The film stars Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, and Eric Stoltz.
6. Primer (2004)
Two engineers build a time machine in their garage and accidentally discover they can travel back in time for short periods of time. They use their knowledge to make money but soon realize the consequences of their actions.
“Primer” is a low-budget science fiction film that will leave your head spinning. It’s a complex and thought-provoking story with great acting by Shane Carruth and David Sullivan.
7. Inception (2010)
Dom Cobb is an expert at extracting information from people’s minds through their dreams. He is employed by a Japanese businessman to plant an idea in the mind of a rival executive.
“Inception” is a mind-bending thriller that will have you questioning reality. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
8. Mr. Nobody (2009)
Nemo Nobody is a 118-year-old man who is the last mortal on Earth. He tells his life story to a reporter and reflects on the choices he has made.
“Mr. Nobody” is a thought-provoking film that will make you question your own life choices. The film stars Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, and Diane Kruger.
9. The One I Love (2014)
In this romantic comedy, Mark Duplass and Elizabeth Moss star as a couple who go on a weekend retreat to reconnect. However, what was meant to be a relaxing getaway quickly becomes strange and perplexing.
This film’s script is incredible and unique. You will never see another film like it. Charlie McDowell and Justin Lader created a one-of-a-kind drama that will be appreciated by “Coherence” fans.
10. Timecrimes (2007)
In this Spanish sci-fi film, Hector is a regular guy who inadvertently gets into a time machine. He becomes caught in a time loop and must prevent his multiple selves from continuing to exist.
“Timecrimes” (also known as “The Chronocrime”) is a fascinating thriller that is easy to understand despite its complicated narrative. It’s a must-see for fans of “Coherence,” “Primer,” and other time travel movies.
These are just a few of the great films that explore the nature of time and reality. If you’re looking for a mind-bending movie experience, be sure to check out one of these films. You won’t be disappointed.”
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