Great movies like Eraserhead, directed by the famously unusual David Lynch, are accompanied on this list by other works of fellow famous directors like Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. There are also good (but still weird) foreign films, such as Salvador Dali's Un Chien Andalou and Ingmar Bergman's Persona. All of these movies might be weird, off-color, freaky, surrealist, or blend genres you didn't think could be blended (what on earth is I'm Still Here with Joaquin Phoenix?) but they are also undeniably fantastic films.
Seven Servants is a USA — Germany co-production 1996 German drama — comedy film directed by Daryush Shokof. The movie is about a man named Archie, portrayed by Anthony Quinn, who wishes to unite and "connect" the races until his last breath. The film premiered at the 1996 Locarno Film Festival. ...more
Actors: Anthony Quinn, Audra McDonald, David Warner, Alexandra Stewart, Sonja Kirchberger, + more
Initial Release: 1996
Directed by: Daryush Shokof
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A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novella A Clockwork Orange. It employs disturbing, violent images to comment on psychiatry, juvenile delinquency, youth gangs, and other social, political, and ...more
Actors: Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff, David Prowse, Adrienne Corri, + more
Initial Release: 1971
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Tagline: The Breakthrough Presentation Of Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange For The Millions Who Were Not Allowed To See It Until Now!, Being the adventures of a young man whose principal interests are rape, ultra-violence and Beethoven.
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Being John Malkovich is a 1999 American fantasy comedy film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze. It stars John Cusack, Cameron Diaz and Catherine Keener, with John Malkovich as a fictional version of himself. In the film, Cusack plays Craig Schwartz, a puppeteer who finds a portal ...more
Actors: Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Charlie Sheen, Sean Penn, Winona Ryder, + more
Initial Release: 1999
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Tagline: Be All That Someone Else Can Be, Ever wanted to be someone else? Now you can.
#7 on The Best Movies of 1999
#54 on The Best Hipster Movies
#90 on The Funniest '90s Moviessee more on Being John Malkovich
Eraserhead is a 1977 American surrealist body horror film written and directed by filmmaker David Lynch. Shot in black-and-white, Eraserhead is Lynch's first feature-length film, coming after several short works. The film was produced with the assistance of the American Film Institute during the ...more
Actors: Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk, Charlotte Stewart, Judith Anna Roberts, + more
Initial Release: 1977
Directed by: David Lynch
Tagline: A dream of dark and troubling things, In Heaven Everything Is Fine., Where your nightmares end...
#37 on The Best '70s Horror Movies
#87 on The Best '70s Movies
#68 on The Best Hipster Moviessee more on Eraserhead