Most movies made these days are absolute trash. They are made only to make money, which they do by intentionally dumbing down the story to appeal to the masses. best red pill movies
If they made a good movie, only a small percent of the population would see/like it, because only a small percent of people are actually able to use their brain and think for themselves.
Therefore, Hollywood got greedy, and now mainly produces masterpieces like Fast and the Furious 18 and Bullshit Superhero Movie #126.
However, there are still some decent people left in the world, where they care more about what they create than they do about the money.
Since a lot of us here actually want to learn instead of be entertained, I’ve compiled this list of the 17 best red pill movies.
What is a red pill movie? It simply means a movie that shows true human nature.
A movie that can change the way you think about the world; a movie that can change your life.
All of these movies can teach you a lot about reality, but only if you want to be taught.
They are also movies that you can watch 1000 times over again, and they will never get old.
In fact, it’s good to re-watch them every few years or so, because you will always learn something new from them as you grow older and wiser yourself.
Anyway without further adieu, here is my list of the 17 best red pill movies (in no particular order):
Table of Contents
- 1 The 17 Best Red Pill Movies
- 1.1 1. A Bronx Tale (1993)
- 1.2 2. American Beauty (1999)
- 1.3 3. Crazy Stupid Love (2011)
- 1.4 4. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
- 1.5 5. Rounders (1998)
- 1.6 6. American History X (1998)
- 1.7 7. V For Vendetta (2005)
- 1.8 8. The Place Beyond The Pines (2012)
- 1.9 9. Glengarry GlenRoss (1992)
- 1.10 10. Side Effects (2013)
- 1.11 11. Limitless (2011)
- 1.12 12. Matchstick Men (2003)
- 1.13 13. Primal Fear (1996)
- 1.14 14. The Mask of Zorro (1998)
- 1.15 15. The Big Short (2015)
- 1.16 16. Fight Club (1999)
- 1.17 17. The Matrix (1999)
- 2 Final Thoughts
The 17 Best Red Pill Movies
1. A Bronx Tale (1993)
A Bronx Tale was one of the first movies I ever saw, when I was about 6 years old. My dad got the VHS from a friend, and it became a classic in our household.
Obviously when I was that young, I didn’t fully understand all the deeper lessons the movie explored, but I knew that I liked it.
To this day it remains one of my favorite movies as it shows a lot of important truths about loyalty, influence, and racism.
Quote – “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”
Read more about the movie at wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Bronx_Tale
2. American Beauty (1999)
American Beauty is an excellent movie dictating the monotony of the “American Dream”.
The movie shows that there is more to life than the traditional script, and that it should be worth taking no matter how much societal pressure you face to stay on track.
Quote – “It’s a great thing when you realize you still have the ability to surprise yourself. Makes you wonder what else you can do that you’ve forgotten about.”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Beauty_(1999_film)
3. Crazy Stupid Love (2011)
Crazy, Stupid, Love, is more of a modern version of American Beauty, and it makes for a very good movie.
The film revolves around Ryan Gosling teaching Steve Carrell how to regain his masculinity after his wife cheats on him and announces she wants a divorce.
Quote – “The war between the sexes is over. We won the second women started doing pole dancing for exercise.”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crazy,_Stupid,_Love
4. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Catch Me If You Can tells a very interesting tale about a 19 year old kid who becomes a conman notorious for check-fraud.
The movie is based on a true story, and shows a lot of valuable lessons on the little but very important intricacies in life.
Quote – “Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream. The first mouse quickly gave up and drowned. The second mouse, wouldn’t quit. He struggled so hard that eventually he churned that cream into butter and crawled out.”
Read more on Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catch_Me_If_You_Can
5. Rounders (1998)
Rounders is a movie about underground poker which shows the similarities between the game of poker and the game of life.
Many of the same principles must be used to be successful at both.
Quote – “If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you are the sucker.”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rounders_(film)
6. American History X (1998)
American History X is a fantastic film which shows how influence is the most powerful thing of all, and you can be put under it’s spell without you even knowing what happened.
Quote – “There was a moment, when I used to blame everything and everyone for all the pain and suffering and vile things that happened to me, that I saw happen to my people. Used to blame everybody. Blamed White people, blamed society, blamed God. I didn’t get no answers ’cause I was asking the wrong questions.”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_History_X
7. V For Vendetta (2005)
V For Vendetta shows a very interesting story about how one man stood up to corruption and started a revolution against a fascist government.
The movie offers striking similarities to what the world is turning into, and I think that a scenario like this could very well play out in the near future.
Quote – “Beneath this mask there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea, and ideas are bulletproof.”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_for_Vendetta_(film)
8. The Place Beyond The Pines (2012)
The Place Beyond The Pines totally took me a back. I remember going to the movies with a friend on a whim and just randomly picked one. I was not expecting to see such an amazing film.
The movie tells it’s story through three different characters, spanning 15 years between their lives.
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Place_Beyond_the_Pines
9. Glengarry GlenRoss (1992)
Glengarry GlenRoss is the oldest movie on this list and has a very unique feel to it.
The movie depicts the life of 4 real estate salesman that are just told that the 2 worst-performing of them would be fired by the end of the week.
Quote – “The leads are weak? You’re weak!”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glengarry_Glen_Ross_(film)
10. Side Effects (2013)
Side Effects tells a very interesting tale of deception, and the lengths that people will actually go for money.
The movie shows the unfortunate dark side to big pharma and the financial markets.
Quote – “Past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior.”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Side_Effects_(2013_film)
11. Limitless (2011)
Limitless is a movie that really opened my mind to the idea that certain drugs can be very beneficial to you.
The film shows what happens when you find a substance that allows you to be a better version of yourself.
Quote – “I don’t have delusions of grandeur, I have an actual recipe for grandeur.”
Rear more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limitless_(film)
12. Matchstick Men (2003)
Matchstick Men is a great film about a conman who discovers he has a daughter he didn’t know about.
The movie shows the many trials and tribulations in the con game.
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matchstick_Men
13. Primal Fear (1996)
Primal Fear is an excellent movie about a well known lawyer coming to defense of a convicted murderer.
The film shows how you never actually know the real truth, no matter how much you think you do.
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primal_Fear_(film)
14. The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Zorro was another movie that I saw when I was very young, and it became an instant favorite. I even dressed up as him for Halloween.
The movie details the fighting of corruption and lies, set during the California Gold Rush in the 1800s.
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mask_of_Zorro
15. The Big Short (2015)
The Big Short is a film packed with star actors, that goes over the cause and effect of the 2008 financial crisis.
It is an absolute must see to learn how the financial system really works and why it often collapses. The movie highlights the evilness of greed and fraud, and how it is ever present in our lives.
Quote – “Truth is like poetry. And most people fucking hate poetry.”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Short_(film)
16. Fight Club (1999)
Fight Club is one of two movies that people normally associate with the red pill.
The film explores how the traditional way of life is inhumane, and causes the characters to break free from the societal norm and start an underground fight club.
Quote – “It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fight_Club
17. The Matrix (1999)
And lastly, we have The Matrix, where the term “the red pill” originally came from.
This movie contains more truth than any other film probably ever made, and it’s powerful message has helped many people wake up to reality.
However, just like the movie explains, you have to be searching for the truth in order to see it.
Quote – “Have you ever had a dream, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?”
Read more on wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Matrix
We have now concluded my list of the 17 best red pill movies.
If you haven’t seen these movies yet, my suggestion would be to watch at least one or two a week.
That way in around 3 months, you will have gotten a good dosage of truth in a relatively short amount of time.
And like I said before, even if you have seen them, it’s good to re-watch them every few years because you will always learn something new from them.
Alright guys, that’s it for tonight.
Let me know what you think about the movies I selected in the comments section below, and also if you’ve seen any other good movies that fits into the red pill category.
PS: If you need a good place to stream these movies, you can watch them all for free using Primewire.
Best – Brian