Philosophical Movies

The movie industry provides precious matter for philosophers and key philosophical questions. From Chaplin to Woody Allen, find out our analysis of the most philosophical films.

Requiem for a Dream (Analysis)

Requiem for a Dream and the addiction problem Requiem for a Dream, directed by Darren Aronofsky,  is a generational film and a philosophical one,…

The Kid – A philosophical analysis

The Kid – A philosophical analysis

The Kid by Charlie Chaplin: Summary and Analysis The Kid, filmed in 1921, is certainly the most beautiful of Charlie Chaplin’s films and a highly meaningful,…

American History X (Analysis)

American History X (Analysis)

Philosophy of hate It is common knowledge common to say that the love of others is better than hatred of his neighbor. But for…

Chaplin: Analysis of Modern Times

Chaplin: Analysis of Modern Times

Context of Modern Times Charles Chaplin performs “Modern Times”, a comedy film, in 1936. His Tramp character already has an extraordinary popularity. He invented…

Philosophical Movies List

Philosophical Movies List

Best spiritual movies Philosophy and Movies are an inseparable couple, as theater and tragedy. Images are a powerful mean to send messages, maybe a…

Matrix: A philosophical analysis

Matrix: A philosophical analysis

Matrix, the first opus, is a stroke for smart minds and constitute one of the most typical movie of the philosophy. Matrix and the…

Woody Allen: Match Point Analysis

Directed by Woody Allen and released in 2005, Match Point tells the story of Chris Wilton, who is coming from a modest background, who…

Gattaca – Analysis

Gattaca – Analysis

Gattaca is one of most exciting movie of the last twenty years, in terms of ideas and philosophical meaning, especially the ethical issues raised…

Citizen Kane (Analysis)

Citizen Kane (Analysis)

Citizen Kane : Analysis on Happiness and Money If Charles Foster Kane is in itself an impressive well of treasures, the film that depicts…

A Clockwork Orange : Analysis

A Clockwork Orange : Analysis

Analysis and Commentary on A Clockwork Orange After Dr. Strangelove in 1963 and 2001, A Space Odyssey in 1968, Stanley Kubrick makes a third…

There will be blood Analysis

There will be blood Analysis

Analysing a movie like There will be blood is like climbing a mountain: you do not know how and where to start ! So,…

Fight Club Analysis

Fight Club Analysis

Fight Club: A philosophical Analysis Fight Club is a film by David Fincher. It is a disturbing movie which hits spectators by its philosophical…

The Truman Show – Analysis

The Truman Show – Analysis

The Truman brought the proof than Hollywood can be sometimes smart, or brilliant. Indeed, the philosophy of this movies is obvious : Descartes is…

Trainspotting Analysis

Trainspotting Analysis

Trainspotting and the Consumer Society Trainspotting is a British film directed by Danny Boyle in 1996, adapted from the eponymous novel written by Irvine…

Metropolis Review (Fritz Lang)

Metropolis Review (Fritz Lang)

Synopsis of Metropolis by Fritz Lang : The son of the industrialist who heads Metropolis, the city of the future discovers the terrible working conditions…

Inception (Analysis)

Inception (Analysis)

2011 has been stroke by a meaningful movie : Inception, by Christopher Nolan Inception raises the question of dreams and reality. Synopsis: Cobb is…

Memento (Review & Analysis)

Memento (Review & Analysis)

Memento is an American film, directed by Christopher Nolan, released in 2000. Nolan is one of the most philosophical movie maker of nowadays. From…