Is someone gaslighted?

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or in members of a targeted group, making them question their own memory, perception, and sanity (Wikipedia). It’s no fun to be watching a film only for a character to find out they’ve been lied to and/or manipulated the whole movie.
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TV Show • 2019 Report
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LinLinLovesAnimals
They try to cover the truth and they cover up the truth and make those involved question everything they knew.
Movie • 2019 Report
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swchristina952012
Both his mother and his personal manager manipulate Elton so that he will do what they want him to do.
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Corellon
The main character's abusive mother is a main theme in this movie. There's even an entire song dedicated to her gaslighting.
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Nina_time
Vriska gaslights Tavros in several occasions.
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Corellon
(spoilers) An entire village conspires to convince a cop that overwhelming evidence of numerous murders simply isn't true.
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Movie • 2019 Report
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ForrestCheffre
Ryo manipulates Akira for several episodes, gaslighting may not be the word but it is psychologically manipulative.
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shallowtowns
A mother tells her family “in this house we eat our mistakes” after having the middle of her chicken being raw pointed out to her.
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Truedegenerate
Piper and Alex have an emotionally abusive relationship, there are also many others.
Video Game • 1998 Report
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Do_Not_Interact
Possibly the entire planet, by Solaris and the Ethos, by the time the game begins. Myyah/Miang is a master gaslighter, and one of the major plots involves her manipulating everything from world events to individuals to cause intense suffering and war to feed the being she serves/is a part of. Her interaction with Ramsus especially is very manipulative and gaslighting, and her interaction with Krelian is basically gaslighter versus incel - two awful people killing the world together. In one of the worst scenes of the game in today's retrospect, Fei's "fusion" is basically him gaslighting himself to accept his abuse, with help from his father.
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shallowtowns
A character is continually lied to by their lover throughout the movie.
Movie • 2019 Report
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Corellon
Jasmine cleverly sees through the Prince Ali ruse on two occasions, and is made to feel dumb when Aladdin doubles down on his story and weaves cleverer lies.
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CaitlinBelleIsle
A character learns two characters sell MDMA and is roped into it because they threaten to spin the narrative to make him look guilty if he exposes them.
Video Game • 2018 Report
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thenumbereleven
Gaslighting is a major theme in the Staten Island case and is addressed by name.
Movie • 2018 Report
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TFMD
The main character, who is extremely naive and trusting, is constantly manipulated by those around him in a way that might be upsetting for some.
Movie • 2019 Report
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TFMD
A character discovers that their memory has been altered and their perception of the past is incorrect.