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5 David Lynch movies to watch

Director: David Lynch
Players: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

Elephant Man is set in the bleak and depressing atmosphere of 1880s London. The story begins with Dr. Frederick Treves (Anthony Hopkins) stumbling across a traveling circus as he wanders the streets one day. The show's main protagonist, John Merrick (John Hurt), is born disabled.  Dr. Treves wants to treat Merrick, nicknamed The Elephant Man, as soon as possible. Beneath Merrick's eerie image is an extremely sensitive and intelligent person...

Director: David Lynch
Players: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph
Imdb: 7.4

Eraserhead, an experimental cinematic masterpiece, is also David Lynch's first feature film. Henry Spencer (Jack Nance) finds out that Mary (Charlotte Stewart), with whom he had a long-term relationship, is pregnant and brings Mary to his own home. As a result of Mary's birth, an inhuminent being is born... Eraserhead, which pushes the boundaries of perception with its disturbing images and black-and-white images, is a film that anyone interested in experimental cinema should watch.

Director: David Lynch
Players: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper
Imdb: 7.7

Jeffrey Beaumont returns to his home, where he has been away for some time after his father suffered a heart attack, and finds a severed ear near his home. After the police don't take a close interest in the case, Jeffrey decides to investigate the case himself and suddenly finds himself in a complex plot. Blue Velvet, which is relatively "understandable" than Lynch's other films, certainly deserves to be seen.

Director: David Lynch
Players: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux
Imdb: 8.0

Mulholland Drive, where consciousness and subconscious intertlock, inspired by many directors – even imitated from time to time – and which are quite tiring to watch, brought David Lynch an award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2001. Betty Elms (Naomi Watts), whose greatest dream is to become a famous actress in Hollywood, meets a woman here and begins a rather mysterious relationship between them. One day, a car accident occurred at the Mulholland intersection, and things started to develop.

Director: David Lynch
Players: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty
Imdb: 7.6

Lost Highway begins with the strange events of Fred Madison (Bill Pullman), who lives in Los Angeles and plays the saxophone in nightclubs. Unable to recover from the paranoia that his wife Renee (Patricia Arquette) cheats on, Madison receives three different tapes of her home being viewed from the outside and inside, even with images of her and her bedroom. Madison, who attends a party with her husband and Renee, meets a strange man here. Madison is jailed after her husband was found dead in the house the next day... The film, which has become a "cult" with its music, psychological background and décor, is definitely a masterpiece to watch.

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