1. Gone Girl (2014)
Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing just after their fifth wedding anniversary. At first glance, his marriage seems perfect but upon deeper investigation, many cracks start to appear. After some time Nick becomes the prime suspect for the disappearance of Amy. Eager to prove his innocence, Nick takes matters into his own hands and starts his own investigation. This film takes you on a puzzling journey that will undoubtedly change your perspective many times as new evidence is found. Once Amy’s diary is found many clues are unravelled. But can we really trust her?
2. The Girl on the Train (2016)
The film revolves around the narration of three destructive women, Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt), Ana (Rebecca Ferguson) and Megan (Haley Bennet). It follows the stories of all of their lives as Hawkin uncovers the women’s weaknesses, imperfections and fears. Rachel commutes to work daily and en route often catches glimpses of the seemingly happy couple, Scott and Megan. In a turn of events, she witnesses a disturbing scene which causes her alarm. She soon learns that Megan has gone missing and feels compelled to tell the authorities what she’s seen. However, she suffers from memory loss and her memory is often wrong. Consequently, she takes the investigation into her own hands, crosses dangerous lines and becomes a prime suspect.
3. The Machinist (2004)
Trevor Reznick (Christian Bale) is a factory worker that suffers from severe mental health problems. They start off with insomnia but quickly develop into something much worse after a tragic accident occurs in their workplace. Unintentionally, Trevor causes major injuries to this coworker Miller (Micheal Ironside) and PTSD elevates his current problems. He descends into paranoia and blames many of his problems on others, particularly the character of Ivan (John Sharian). He becomes dangerous and unpredictable and he is well aware of this as he warns others throughout.
4. Shutter Island (2010)
A mysterious and seemingly impossible escape of a dangerous prisoner takes place on Shutter Island. An island that is home to patients that no other hospital in the world can manage. The escape brings U.S federal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his partner Mark Ruffalo (Ben Kingsley) to the island to investigate. Shutter Island is located on a remote island far away from society and can only be reached by a long boat journey. The patients are locked in rooms full of terror and mystery. As the investigation continues, Teddy has to face his darkest fears if he is to ever make it back home alive.
5. Fractured (2019)
In a tragic accident, Ray Moore (Sam Worthington) is travelling with his wife Joanne (Lily Rabe) and daughter Peri (Lucy Capri) when a tragic incident occurs. The parents turn their back for a second and Peri leans over a construction site to pat a dog and falls. In an effort to save her, Ray also jumps off the construction site. They both suffer from severe injuries but the daughter is worse and she must undergo surgery. The trio quickly rushes into the hospital and Peri and Joanne are taken to the surgery room. After hours of waiting, they never return. When Ray inquires there is no record of them being at the hospital. Is he going insane or is something sinister going on at the hospital?