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in the mood for something ... mind-bending?
If you're hankering for some twisty-turny plots and surprise endings that'll get your noggin working overtime trying to figure out how it all connects, look for these flicks at your video store. 
title year find it at the video 
store under
Being John Malkovich 1999 comedy
Dark City 1998 sci-fi
eXistenZ 1999 sci-fi
Donnie Darko 2001 drama
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 drama
Fearless 1993 drama
Fight Club 1999 drama
Go 1999 comedy
Insomnia 1997 foreign [Norway]
Limey, The 1999 drama
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998 comedy, action
Lovers of the Arctic Circle 1998 foreign [Spain], drama
Magnolia 1999 drama
The Matrix 1999 action, thriller, sci-fi
Memento 2000 drama
Minority Report 2002 sci-fi
Mulholland Drive 2001 drama
Open Your Eyes 1997 foreign [Spain]
The Others 2001 suspense, horror
Pulp Fiction 1994 action
Schizopolis 1996 comedy
The Sixth Sense 1999 suspense
Snatch 2000 comedy, crime
Thesis [Tesis] 1996 foreign [Spain]
Unbreakable 2000 drama
Usual Suspects, The 1995 drama

NOTE: We haven't yet provided plot synopses and reviews for many of the recommended videos ... but we'll be rectifying this as time goes on.  Videos that have been reviewed are linked to the relevant reviews.

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