With the sexy-yet-cerebral 'A Dangerous Method,' starring Viggo Mortensen as a certain Viennese doctor, now in theaters, Moviefone asks: Where would movies be without pervasive sexual subtext, surreal dream sequences and daddy issues? The once-shocking ideas of Sigmund Freud -- like repression of childhood traumas, hysteria and extremely symbolic dreams -- have flourished in cinema, where pop psychology handily explains every crazed slasher. These gloriously overwrought Freudian films allowed actors and production designers to go more than a little mad. Ahead, the most Freudian films ever put to celluloid.

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A Dangerous Method
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In 1904 a Russian woman named Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) arrives at Carl Jung's (Michael Fassbender)... Read More