Cristopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most significant directors in recent years with projects that range from historical events to sci-fi mind-benders. Interstellar was one of the biggest movies when it was released and people had to actually sit down and think to properly understand the movie. There is a completely different genre of mind-benders that has now become added to Interestellar amongst it. While fans might not actually get the exact experience they got from Interstellar, they will be able to experience something similar in terms of narrative or craziness. Let’s take a look at some movies you would enjoy if you’re fans of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.
Rian Johnson actually proved his worth with his take on the time travel narrative that featured one of the greatest arcs of a singular character over a period of time.
The Cell (2000)
This mystery thriller is not limited to a large degree of stylistic flair from director Tarsem Singh, as it takes us to a sci-fi horror ride to the subconscious of a sadistic murderer.
Terry Gilliam took on the idea of how society works out and actually hit hard with a satirical look at the future of the world that might require the audience to look closely and think.
Dark City (1998)
This underrated sci-fi movie is a must-watch for fans of the genre as it might as well be one of the most interesting comic book adaptations that have appeared over the years.
This independent gem of a film takes the concept of time travel to a whole new level and brings in a different perspective that hasn’t been touched before.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Fans of Interstellar must add this to their watchlist because the movie was one of Christopher Nolan’s biggest influences and there are certain moments that will actually look similar to his movie.
M. Night Shyamalan returned to giving us something that really hits hard this time with a narrative that has not been explored in this exact manner before, but that’s not all as the end provides us a much biggest twist at play.
The Game (1997)
David Fincher is one of the biggest directors with some of the greatest projects and this is just a look at how he started out and how it was going to be in his career.
The Fountain (2006)
Darren Aronofsky is known for his cinematic endeavors and this movie holds a blend of multiple genres such that it ends up being a thrilling and romantic drama as we follow Hugh Jackman through the narrative.
Source Code (2011)
Jake Gyllenhaal’s protagonist tries to hold himself as the movie takes us to an arc where technology gives way to a completely simulated alternate reality that is required to stop a terrorist from bombing a train.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
This massive adaptation of David Mitchell’s book by the Wachowskis takes us through a whole lot of periods and times and genres and that’s not all because all of this also features massive effects and a stellar cast.
Donnie Darko (2001)
Jake Gyllenhaal takes a wholly different route to prevent an event from happening this time compared to his last mention and this actually makes for a creepy narrative with a rather science-fiction vibe to it.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Ridley Scott introduced the cyberpunk genre with his 1983 film Blade Runner and Dennis Villeneuve’s sequel to the movie does absolute justice to the original.
12 Monkeys (1995)
Terry Gilliam is known for bringing dreams to reality with his awesome time-traveling narrative 12 Monkeys as we see Bruce Willis traveling back in time to save the world.
Shutter Island (2010)
Martin Scorcese proves his worth in the mind-bending genre with this movie that haunts you till the end and makes you wonder as the cast gives one of the best performances.
The Matrix (1999)
This movie actually introduced how to take action and sci-fi together and bring it with a narrative such that it is still influential to the movies that we see nowadays.
Nolan went back to doing a rather unusual take on the time-travel concept following his World War movie Dunkirk, and he does serve a rather complex narrative that makes you think.
Nolan proved how he worked on characters and build his arcs around them with one of his very early projects Memento, which sees a man try to remember things and solve a murder.
The Prestige (2006)
Nolan fans shouldn’t miss this movie as it features some of the best things that would later appear in most of the director’s future projects as we see Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman have a battle of wits as magicians.
Inception is one of the only projects that comes close to Interstellar and this makes us understand and perceive his work on a whole new level as the movie gives us some of the best performances from the cast of characters.
So these are all the movies you would enjoy if you’re fans of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.