12 Profound Movies That Forever Changed Their Viewers

The best movies are the ones that forever change us after viewing them. Maybe the feature evokes questions and feelings you've never experienced or instills a newfound curiosity in you.

Here are some of the most profound films, according to moviegoers worldwide.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey is a sci-fi and fantasy trek through space and time, uncovering truths about the past, present, and future.

The Killing Fields (1984)

A New York Times reporter takes an assignment in Cambodia during the Cambodian Civil War, but when the American troops decide to flee, the reporter stays to finish his job.

Life of Pi (2012)

Life of Pi is a beautiful story about friendship and trust in uncertain conditions. After a storm wreaks havoc on a freight boat, Pi, a teenage boy, and a tiger are the only survivors.

Waking Life (2001)

The animated feature follows a man's dreams and real-life experiences, yet the viewer cannot discern the two. The film asks questions about the point of the world, the meaning of life, and what dreams mean.

Harold and Maude (1971)

Harold and Maude presents a fabulous depiction of two individuals' relationship with the concept of time and how it affects their outlook on life and death.

The Holy Mountain (1973)

“The Holy Mountain is like having the truths of the universe screamed at you by a drunk hobo,” a film buff commented on the thread.

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