The most philosophical movies ever made
'Being There' (1979) -
Peter Seller plays Chance, a gardener who becomes the favorite advisor of some very important men in New York.
'Barton Fink' (1991) -
The Coen brothers attack the issue of heaven and hell with a good helping of the satirical.
'The Truman Show' (1998) -
'The Truman Show' brings up one of the most fundamental human questions: what is the right way to live?
'Rope' (1948) -
This masterpiece by Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) is about two men who believe they are so clever
'No Country for Old Men' (2007) -
Another brilliant plot by the Coen brothers tells of the dilemma a man faces after he stumbles across a huge amount of cash.
'The Fountain' (2006) -
Hugh Jackman plays a scientist and astronaut whose aim is to defeat death by finding the cure.
'My Night at Maud's' (1969) -
Jean-Louis is a stringent Christian who holds to his principles.
'Blade Runner' (1982) -
This philosophical film is especially relevant now with the rise of artificial intelligence.
'The Matrix' (1999) -
When this film first came out, it changed people's lives. Many see it as a metaphor for life online.
'Love and Death' (1975) -
There are few things more philosophical than love and death.
'Au Hasard Balthazar' (1966) -
This French film clearly illustrates the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer (1988-1860).
'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' (2004) -
If you want a little romance among your philosophy, this is the film to watch.
'2001: A Space Odyssey' (1968) -
The humanity of artificial intelligence is addressed in this eerie sci-fi film.
'I Heart Huckabees' (2004) -
David O. Russell's film is jam-packed with different philosophical viewpoints from Zen Buddhism to individualism.