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What are some good 60's, 70's, 80's philosophical films?

Asked by Anatelostaxus (1428points) April 19th, 2009

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AlfredaPrufrock's avatar

Defending Your Life—Albert Brooks
The Stunt Man

Anatelostaxus's avatar

perhaps with a bit of psychedelic twist to it..(too much to ask…?)

Anatelostaxus's avatar

@AlfredaPrufrock cheers… I know a bit of albert brooks…

The_Compassionate_Heretic's avatar

2001 A Space Odyssey—Stanley Kubrick

lillycoyote's avatar

My Dinner with Andre

EmpressPixie's avatar

Harold and Maude. It’s wonderful.

fireside's avatar

Altered States
Oh God! Book II
The Abyss
The Exorcist
The Last Temptation of Christ
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Heaven Can Wait
Inherit The Wind
Mary Poppins (what? She ascended at the end of the film)
Rosemary’s Baby

strangeling's avatar

Dr. Strangelove.

Blondesjon's avatar

@EmpressPixie…A love scene I have still not recovered from.

The Gods Must Be Crazy
A Clockwork Orange
Jacob’s Ladder

skfinkel's avatar

For Jonah, who will be 25 in the year 2000.

lillycoyote's avatar

Another one of my very favorites of the “philosophical” type is Wim Wenders’ Wings of Desire. It’s also a wonderful love story. It’s an extraordinary film.

Blondesjon's avatar

I feel stupid for leaving Fight Club off of my list. It should have been number one.

i am jack’s pickled memory

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alossforwords's avatar

1971 A Clockwork Orange

crisw's avatar

Oh- and Silent Running. How did I ever forget that one the first time round!

lloydbird's avatar

Withnail and I.

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