Modern Times (1936)Chaplins last 'silent' film, filled with sound effects, was made when everyone else was making talkies. Charlie turns against modern society, the machine age, (The use of sound in films ?) and progress.
Rashomon (1950)Sheltering from a rainstorm in the ruins of the Rashomon gatehouse, a woodcutter (Takashi Shimura) and a priest (Minoru Chiaki) sit dejected. A commoner (Kichijiro Ueda) joins them, and wants to hear the "strange story" they have just heard
Groundhog Day (1993)A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.
Paranormal Activity (2007)After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.