130,545 Some of the unexpected horror combinations that have sprung up throughout film history include science-fiction horror, romance horror and even comedy horror. Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. 38,499 | $11.40M, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. Ingmar Bergman Possession (1981) Polish auteur Andrzrej Zulawski passed away earlier this year after a long battle with cancer, leaving behind an oeuvre of cinematic masterworks only a unique visionary could imagine, let alone bring to life. This is your go-to guide to the 100 best French movies of all time. This list may not reflect recent changes . | | 104 min When they go looking for the missing girl, one finds the girl’s decapitated head, which promptly flies across the room and bites her on the rear. | | 135 min Tom Wilkinson, Without giving away the film, I will try to explain its strengths. A cyberpunk version of a Cronenberg horror film, interlaced with hints of anime style and a thumping industrial soundtrack, saying that Testuo is a wild ride is an understatement. Azazel Jacobs' arch comedy 'French Exit' feels like it was designed to showcase Michelle Pfeiffer: a tiny, gilded jewel box of a movie with her outsize presence nestled at the center. Helen Mirren, | Gross: Stars: Stars: | The slasher films are perhaps the most popular of the horror sub-genres while tales of hauntings are the most classic format. | Gross: Director: Drama, Sci-Fi. Alejandro Jodorowsky Perhaps you already know your Malle from your Melville, and are fluent in â¦ Jack Nance, Ewen Bremner, | | David Lynch Stars: Sandra Milo, Votes: Director: Things start out normally until one of the girls goes go missing. Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. David Lynch Stars: This underrated gem deserves a wider audience and is a bright spot in the great director’s career. Eight Fantastic, Surreal Animal Moments from Horror Movies Amino Apps Top 5 Surreal Horror Movies Another Elm Five Fantastic Surrealist Films To Watch Now Culture Vultures 4 Essential Surrealist Movies From the Last Decade Film Inquiry Surrealist Cinema: 100 Years Of Psychedelia Flick Chart The Best Surrealist Films of All Time Horror News Drama, Mystery, Thriller. | | Monty Python is the undisputed googly-eyed blue-faced king of surrealistic comedy. 190,384 25,809 Jonathan Pryce, 100 min | | 13,936 | Gross: Michael Lerner, Votes: Director: Director: Thanapat Saisaymar, Drama, Horror, Thriller. 41,333 | | Allen Joseph, Nils Poppe, R Tell us what you think about this feature. $0.67M, PG-13 ), youâll most likely find surreal humor in the form of adult cartoons. | | | Jim Carrey, 116 min Werner Herzog, Votes: Stars: | Gross: 90 min The plot follows a young man, Francis, who is telling a story of his past grief to an older man. Comedy, Drama. Pamela Flores, The juxtaposition of the beautiful dancers and movements with the cackling witches and vibrant violent attacks creates a unnerving environment for the viewer. Hilda BorgstrÃ¶m, Stars: Peter Greenaway Alfred Hitchcock Things only get weirder from here. Jean-Marc Barr, 115 min The supernatural events that occur in the film are displayed with such abruptness that the supernatural feels eerily realistic. | Harriet Andersson, Votes: Naomi Watts, A bureaucrat in a dystopic society becomes an enemy of the state as he pursues the woman of his dreams. Adolfo Celi, The plot and twist of the movie are not what make Possession special, but rather the unnerving way in which they are carried out. Kevin Smith | Director: Crime, Drama. Comedy, Drama, Thriller. $7.22M, R 96 min 108 min Miguel Ãngel Fuentes, Not Rated Crime, Drama, Horror. Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior. | Comedy, Drama. | Fernando Rey, At Le Hollandais gourmet restaurant, every night is filled with opulence, decadence, and gluttony. Stars: Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. 138 min On top of this, Argento adds in his stunning, colorful shots as well as an unexpectedly effective soundtrack by the band Goblin. | Fernando Rey, | ChloÃ« Sevigny, | $0.18M, R Drama. Drama, Horror, Mystery. | Alejandro Jodorowsky | James Stewart, Jeremias Herskovits, Nicole Kidman, 171,260 Stars: $0.30M, PG | Stars: Stars: | Kirsten Dunst, GeneviÃ¨ve Page, Votes: Catherine Deneuve, Stars: | | Tippi Hedren, 89 min Francisco Rabal, Surreal comedy, or absurdist comedy, is a style of humor thatâs built on intentionally violating logic to produce a humorous result thatâs bizarre, fantastical, and sometimes even frightening. 114 min 135,433 From the talking pig to the circus people to the age-reversing cocktail weenies the whole thing is a trip, even for Pee Wee. Enrique Rambal, David Fox, Votes: Michael Pitt, Tore Svennberg, Director: A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together. Rachel Korine, Votes: Lars von Trier | Gross: James Rebhorn, Votes: Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher. | $3.80M, R $9.13M, R Jean-Claude Brialy, Unfortunately, I had seen most to the movies currently available on the Hallmark channel. 115 min | A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s. $3.03M, Not Rated | Drama, Fantasy. | Some visionary directors, however, are attracted to the genre or more than its typical cheap thrills and stretch its boundaries into the surreal. | Gross: | Gross: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Weine, 1920). Ernst-Hugo JÃ¤regÃ¥rd, Votes: Stars: Bulle Ogier, Votes: Lauren Bacall, Drama, Fantasy, Horror. | | Gross: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy. Vanessa Hudgens, Naomi Watts, This video is unavailable. Comedy, Mystery. Director: | One of the very first horror movies and an integral piece in the development of German Expressionism, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a must see classic for all students of film due to its brilliant artistic design. | Heidi von Palleske, | Gross: | Gross: | 12,803 | Gunnar BjÃ¶rnstrand, Director: Director: Brady Corbet, Votes: Biography, Drama, Fantasy. The surreal nature of the Voodoo culture that Dennis surrounds himself with is filled with mysticism and the unknown that an air of unpredictability surrounding the plot makes the viewer second guess everything they see. | Gross: | 95 min | 30 Great Surreal Movies That Are Worth Your Time. John Turturro, 167,631 Jean Marais, 116 min The inventive directors of the films in this list do not settle for jump scares or mindless gore but use the horror setting to analyze the psychology of the characters and explore deeper, more complex themes. Mark begins to notice his wife acting more and more bizarre, sometimes leaving their child alone for hours. Benedict Cumberbatch, 128 min | 108,492 All content Copyright Taste of Cinema - Criterion Film Reviews and Classic Film Lists, Powered byWPtouch Mobile Suite for WordPress, Taste Of Cinema - Movie Reviews and Classic Movie Lists, The Girl With All The Gifts - VIFF 2016 Review, The 20 Best Melancholic Movies of The 21st Century. Javier Bardem, Gerry Robert Byrne, Votes: Astrid Holm, PG Stars: Federico Fellini | Sean Penn, Rod Taylor, | A series of surreal sequences that critique morality and society in a stream of consciousness style. Anna WetlinskÃ¡, Not Rated Stars: | | Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. I would watch "Love Surrealâ¦ $1.82M, R Alan Howard, Votes: Drama, Fantasy, History. Bryce Dallas Howard, The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle. 6. | While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. | Gross: | A surrealist tale of a man and a woman who are passionately in love with each other, but their attempts to consummate that passion are constantly thwarted by their families, the Church, and bourgeois society. | Mila ParÃ©ly, $0.05M, Not Rated Indeed, that night an intruder sneaks into the friend’s room and kills him, leading Frances on an investigation of the killer and the mysterious Dr. Caligari. If youâve ever stayed up late and watched the Adult Swim channel, which is like the adult-oriented Cartoon Network on coffee and drugs, then youâre already all too familiar with what surreal humor is. $9.93M, Not Rated 10. | | Stars: Due to the fact that the basic requirement of horror is to instill fear, it can be applied to virtually any setting. | Director: A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her. | Gabriela WilhelmovÃ¡, Eventually, Mark hires a private investigator to track her down, making a horrifying discovery. Bill Pullman, Clara Furey, Sky Atlanticâs surreal new comedy This is Jinsy arrives on our screens tonight, so itâs a perfect time to look at some of the greatest weird and witty shows that have come before it. Hope that makes sense. Udo Kier, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi. | 24,140 Terry Gilliam Director: David Cronenberg We made the ultimate list of dark comedy movies and TV shows, plus a video essay that takes a deep dive into one dark comedy, The Lobster. $1.53M, Not Rated 2. Stars: Luis BuÃ±uel Werner Herzog 132 min T he best dark comedy movies and TV shows go for the jugular. 908,517 | Gross: In a Chilean little town, the son of an uprooted couple, formed by a rigorous communist father and a loving but weak mother, tries to pave his own path in a society that does not understand their Jewish-Ukrainian origins. If you are curious about surreal and horror movies, videogames or art check my blog: www.surrealandcreepy.wordpress.com Refine See titles to watch instantly , titles you haven't rated, etc. Scott Derrickson 102 min When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories. Guy Maddin, Director: Drama, Horror, Mystery. | Gross: Richard Bohringer, Josette Day, JosÃ© Calvo, R | Comedy, Drama. Posted on October 11, 2016 October 11, 2016 by Matthew Benbenek. | Brontis Jodorowsky, The 10 Best Surreal Horror Movies of All Time. $0.01M, R John Roselius, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Votes: Alexander SkarsgÃ¥rd, Votes: Charlotte Gainsbourg, A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado community in exchange for labor, but when a search visits the town she finds out that their support has a price. From one of the most influential master of horror, Wes Craven, The Serpent and the Rainbow is one of the most original horror films to come out in 1980s Hollywood. | 178 min Stars: Selena Gomez, He separates himself but keeps visiting for the sake of his son. Director: | Katherine Helmond, Votes: Director: Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Brian Deacon, 129 min $0.03M, R | Klaus Kinski, JosÃ© Legarreta, Jeremy Irons, Mystery, Romance, Thriller. Frances’s friend asks Cesare how long he will live, and gets the response that he will only live until dawn. Drama, Fantasy. Paul Bettany, | A brash and arrogant podcaster gets more than he bargained for when he travels to Canada to interview a mysterious recluse... who has a rather disturbing fondness for walruses. Comedy, Drama, Horror. | | 7. Most terrifying are the hallucinogenic dreams that occur when the Voodoo drugs are ingested. 11. Laura Harring, 94 min Fehérlófia â translated to Son of the White Mare â is a Hungarian animated film which tells the story of a man â who is also the son of a horse â bestowed with superpowers, which he uses battle the â¦ Even if horror movies are not your cup of tea, the artistic expression in The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and its innovation of the craft make this a must see for film lovers. After drawing suspicion from with doctors, Dennis is beaten badly, but instead of fleeing the country, determines to stay and uncover the secret of the drug. They talk about a relationship movie or a paper bag over the head movie. | Dying of kidney disease, a man spends his last, somber days with family, including the ghost of his wife and a forest spirit who used to be his son, on a rural northern Thailand farm. AndrÃ©a FerrÃ©ol, Max Ernst, Votes: However, his surreal fairy tale Fehérlófia is his landmark achievement. Watch Queue Queue. | A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. | But when the cook, a thief, his wife and her lover all come together, they unleash a shocking torrent of sex, food, murder and revenge. Haley Joel Osment, Alejandro Jodorowsky My favorite films that have mostly surreal qualities. | Gross: Jessica Tandy, Ethan Coen Louis Negin, German Expressionism is in full force here, with kaleidoscopic sets, wacky camera angles and extensive use of shadows to convey fear and other emotions. 107 min Instant Watch Options; Genres; Movies or TV; IMDb Rating; In Theaters; On TV; Release Year; Keywords; Prime Video (6) IMDb TV (1) Prime Video (Rent or Buy) (41) Horror (36) Drama (34) â¦ 90,460 Luis BuÃ±uel Watch Queue Queue 102,364 Votes: 20,367 Drama. 102 min 343,748 Drama. | 2,931 Caridad de Laberdesque, | Ed Harris, The horror genre is one of the most widely varied film types in the medium. This list may not reflect recent changes . Maria de Medeiros, $48.32M, R Tom Helmore, Votes: 123 min The film’s scattered, fantastical plot starts when a “metal fetishist” gets hit and killed by a businessman and his girlfriend in a car. $232.64M, Not Rated Tetsuo the Iron Man (Shunya Tsukamoto, 1989). Drama, Sci-Fi. Although some of these film may be more unsettling and disturbing than the common horror film, if you can stomach their bizarre nature you will find them more rewarding. Barbara Bel Geddes, Big Top is the Temple of Doom to Big Adventure's Raiders, and Playhouse's Last Crusade (Big Holiday is the Crystal Skull), and being the weirdest Pee Wee Herman movie has to qualifiy as surreal. Isaach De BankolÃ©, | Anonymous videotapes presage a musician's murder conviction, and a gangster's girlfriend leads a mechanic astray. Don't yell at me if your favorite is not on here, I like some directors far more than other usual favorites (lynch), R | | A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman. Lya Lys, Stars: Ashley Benson, Director: Director: Luis BuÃ±uel Jeanne Bates, Votes: Guy Maddin The film’s one of kind aesthetics have understandably given it a large cult following and a reputation as one of the most significant underground films of its time. A former circus artist escapes from a mental hospital to rejoin his armless mother - the leader of a strange religious cult - and is forced to enact brutal murders in her name as he becomes "her arms". Michael Parks, | Stars: Stars: While we see this type of humor occurring in just about every medium (such as movies, comedy acts, etc. Willem Dafoe, Votes: 320,403 $6.15M, R The surreal nature of the movie, similarly is due to the dreamlike atmosphere that surrounds the film. Of course, there is also a great deal of classic comedy jokes and situations to accompany the surreal content. The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (Wes Anderson, 2004) Drama, Romance. Director: 187,138 $3.20M, PG-13 American filmmaker Darren Aronofsky is a master of the surreal genre, particularly with his thriller Pi: Faith in Chaos (1998), a surreal movie about mathematics, religion, and number theory; many also consider Requiem for a Dream (2000) to be a surrealist movie given the dreamscapes and cinematography distortions throughout the movie. Lars von Trier A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. On its surface, the film does not seem to be of the horror genre, but it in fact has a frightening atmosphere. Barbora HrzÃ¡novÃ¡, 100 min | The public hated the movie, but it soon became a classic over the years. A musical of sorts set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Bill Pullman stars as Dennis Alan, a botanist who is hired by a pharmaceutical company to investigate a drug that is used by the Voodoo doctors in Haiti that is said to induce zombie-like symptoms. Stars: 4 "actors" go to a cabin in the woods for the weekend to write a movie script. I am not doing short films under an hour, or tv shows on this list. Director: | A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute. Nane Germon, Votes: When I read the words âsurreal comedyâ in the same press release as the synopsis that tells me there may be a man reincarnated into a cat, I expect things to get pretty surreal. | Lars von Trier Kiefer Sutherland, A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together. 137,503 Jennifer Lawrence, | Gross: 111 min I scanned the images several times and finally gave in to one that I intentionally dismissed previously. It starts with an â¦ 1 Gone With The Wind (1939) One of the most controversial, highest-earning, and most recognized movies in Hollywood history, Gone With The Wind is considered an all-time â¦ Danny Glover, Stars: The slasher films are perhaps the most popular of the horror sub-genres while tales of hauntings are the most classic format. Directors: Director: 14,285 | On New Year's Eve, the driver of a ghostly carriage forces a drunken man to reflect on his selfish, wasted life. Director: Rachel McAdams, $0.08M, Not Rated 40,085 Petr Meissel, Crime, Drama. The Serpent and the Rainbow (Wes Craven, 1988). Alejandro Jodorowsky, | Gross: | Pages in category "Surreal comedy television series" The following 40 pages are in this category, out of 40 total. 7,859 Bengt Ekerot, $0.04M, Unrated RenÃ© ClÃ©ment Whether itâs disturbing characters, talking animals, or catchy tunes about soup, we Brits have always had a knack for the nonsensical. Alfred Hitchcock Surreal British comedy in which Vince Noir and Howard Moon have adventures filled with oddball characters while working as Zoo Keepers, before pursuing a musical career and running a second-hand shop. | Gross: Michael Haneke In this non-linear amalgamation, submarine crewmen and a woodsman wend their way through a voyage of odd experiences. A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood. Monica Vitti, Votes: | A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus. 93 min | | | After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality. 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