Films Highlighting the Dangers of Procrastination

Slacker (1990)

Richard Linklater's culturally significant picture depicts Austin, Texas "slackers" and their potential emptiness and unfulfilled potential during a lack of direction.

Groundhog Day (1993) 

This famous American film stars Bill Murray as a cynical weatherman who must relive the same day over and over again, emphasizing the value of enjoying each day to the fullest and making the most of your time.

Schizopolis (1996) 

This Steven Soderbergh comic thriller about a man in a rut uses jump cuts, dreamy sequences, and unorthodox narrative to reflect procrastination's fragmented and illogical nature.

The Big Lebowski (1998) 

Jeff Bridges plays Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a lazy, unemployed Los Angeles slacker who suffers surrealistic consequences for procrastinating in this eccentric Coen Brothers film. 

Synecdoche, New York (2008) 

In his first movie as a director, Charlie Kaufman shows how procrastination can paralyze you through the character of a struggling playwright who is stuck on a project that never seems to end and has to face his fears and desires.

Wake Up Sid (2009) 

This cult favorite Ayan Mukerji movie is about a carefree college student (Ranbir Kapoor) who puts off doing what he needs to do. It shows the wake-up call that can sometimes snap us out of our sluggish habits.