A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error and becomes an enemy of the state.
An underworld of Scanners (with psychic and telekinetic powers) are attempting world domination. A rogue Scanner tries to bring them down.
Is it most human to be viscerally aware of non-human nature (the forest, the weather), or most human to be embedded in human institutions and technology?
Lathe of Heaven, The (1980)
A man whose dreams change reality comes under the care of a psychiatrist who tries to use his gift towards specific ends.
Heavily influenced by Henri Laborit scientific work, illustrates how human behavior (emotions and decisions) with actual footage of lab experiments with rats!
The central theme of the film is about how humans react to extreme violence. The protagonist deals with the horrors of war while traveling up a Vietnamese river
A surrealistic exploration of the psychology of obsession. Two actresses play one leading female role, making this an interesting example of change blindness.
Brain Machine, The (1977)
Several people volunteer for a scientific experiment about mind-reading and memory, but the experiment goes horribly wrong.
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that the couple he is spying on will be murdered.
To cheat death, a racist rich guy devises a plan to transplant his head, but the only available candidate is a black man from death row.
A brain-transplant surgery, which would save the benevolent ruler of Kalid, gets botched and the brain ends up in the wrong body.
Clockwork Orange, A (1971)
A hooligan is given aversion therapy that alienates him from society.
Based on a true story, the movie deals with attempts at educating a feral child, found in the wood at the age of 12, in hope that he can acquire language.
Scientists turn a mentally-challenged individual into a genious.
The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.
Pseudo-biography of Freud, and his attempts at hypnosis.
A brilliant surgeon encases his dead son's brain in a large robot body, with unintended results.
A scientist extracts a dead bad-guy's brain for research, but the brain begins to take control of the scientist.