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The Best Art Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Art film films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best art movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This art movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of art films also contains art movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This art films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best art movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This art movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for the best movies, in your opinion, by clicking the thumbs up button.

List of art films includes art movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this list with your friends to make sure we get a great list going.

These are the top films in the art film genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the art film genre in it. Be it the motifs of the art film genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Always vote for things like My Brother Is an Only Child or Shadows in Paradise if you like them. If we missed any art movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous art movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about art movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the art movies. List includes photos and art movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

A list made up of movies like Hazard and Firaaq.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these art movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good art movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest art movies, here is the full art movies list, ordered from best to worst.


Federico Fellini and Lars von Trier have both directed Art film movies, as have many other great directors.

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    Minoru Chiaki, Eijirō Tōno, Makatari Fujiwara

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    Ingrid Thulin, Victor Sjöström, Max von Sydow

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    Max von Sydow, Bertil Anderberg, Nils Poppe

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    Ingrid Thulin, Max von Sydow, Erland Josephson

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    Harriet Andersson, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

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    Akira Terao, Mansai Nomura, Mieko Harada

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    Theodor Loos, Gerhard Bienert, Paul Kemp

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    Jacques Demy, Jeanne Moreau, Albert Rémy

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    Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Melville, Roger Hanin

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    Michel Piccoli, Ángela Molina, María Asquerino

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    Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Ruy Guerra

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    Oskar Werner, Marie Dubois, Vanna Urbino

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    Kō Nishimura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Fujita

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    Tsutomu Yamazaki, Mitsuko Baisho, Kaori Momoi

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    Minoru Chiaki, Nobuo Kaneko, Minosuke Yamada

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    Francisco Rabal, Silvia Pinal, Fernando Rey

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    Claudio Brook, José Baviera, Lucy Gallardo

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    Valeska Gert, Giulietta Masina, Caterina Boratto

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    Oscar Beregi, Sr., Rudolf Klein-Rogge

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    Keiju Kobayashi, Akihiko Hirata, Tatsuya Nakadai

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    Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Sylvain Itkine

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    François Périer, Giulietta Masina, Luciano Bonanni

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    Max von Sydow, Gudrun Brost, Allan Edwall

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    Yuri Nikulin, Rolan Bykov, Mikhail Kononov

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    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Leslie Cheung, Chang Chen

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    Subir Banerjee, Rampada Das, Aparna Devi

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    Vincent Price, Brigitte Bardot, Terence Stamp

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    Jean Cocteau, Josette Day, Christian Marquand

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    Angela Winkler, Daniel Olbrychski, Katharina Thalbach

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    Irène Jacob, Guillaume de Tonquédec, Halina Gryglaszewska ...

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    Anatoly Solonitsyn, Natalya Bondarchuk, Vladislav Dvorzhetsky

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    Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki, Jeanne Moreau

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    Lucia Bosè, Salvo Randone, Martin Potter

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    Elio Spaziani, Giorgio Agamben, Marcello Morante

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    Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance

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    Sady Rebbot, André S. Labarthe, Gérard Hoffman

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    Tsutomu Yamazaki, Minoru Chiaki, Kyōko Kagawa

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    Marie Dubois, Charles Aznavour, Michèle Mercier

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    Lil Dagover, Elsa Wagner, Friedrich Fehér

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    N. Poltavtseva, Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei Eisenstein

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    Paw Henriksen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, André Babikian

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    Ingrid Thulin, Lissi Alandh, Gunnel Lindblom

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    Ingrid Thulin, Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow

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    Alain Delon, Francisco Rabal, Monica Vitti

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    Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon, Katina Paxinou

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    Oksana Akinshina, Nikolai Bentsler, Pavel Ponomaryov

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    Jean-Louis Comolli, Valérie Boisgel, Jean-André Fieschi

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    Heinz Bennent, Gérard Depardieu, Catherine Deneuve

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    Yevgeni Zharikov, Stepan Krylov, Andrei Konchalovsky

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    Ustad Bismillah Khan, Padmadevi, Salamat Ali Khan

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