The Best Existentialism Movies Films

The Best Existentialism Movies

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

A list of all the best existentialism movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. For more movies that fall under the overarching drama genre, be sure to check out these best dramas that are currently streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This existentialism movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of existentialism films also contains existentialism movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This existentialism films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best existentialism movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This existentialism movie list can be sorted alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make sure to vote on your favorite movies on this list.

List of existentialism films includes existentialism movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share your votes with your friends.

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

What makes the most sense to vote on, is it between Pale Rider and The Truman Show? If we missed any existentialism 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 existentialism movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about existentialism 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 existentialism movies. List includes photos and existentialism movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

The list you're viewing has a variety of movies, like Time Bandits and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these existentialism 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 existentialism movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest existentialism movies, here is the full existentialism movies list, ordered from best to worst.

All sorts of directors have taken on Existentialism movies. Examples include Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch, and Ridley Scott.

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    American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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    The Truman Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti, Ed Harris

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    The Seventh Seal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

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    Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Harold and Maude is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort

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    Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nes... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd

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    Drive is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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    Memento is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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    Stroszek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Bruno Schleinstein, Eva Mattes, Wilhelm von Homburg

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    Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

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    To Live is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Takashi Shimura, Makatari Fujiwara, Minoru Chiaki

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    Easy Rider: The Ride Back is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Bridget Fonda

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    Badlands is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek

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    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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    Aguirre, the Wrath of God is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Peter Berling

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    Sorcerer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer

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    Barfly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Charles Bukowski

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    Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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    Seven Samurai is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijirō Tōno

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    Time Bandits is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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    The Wages of Fear is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Yves Montand, Darío Moreno, Peter van Eyck

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    The Straight Story is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard Farnsworth

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    The Thin Red Line is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn

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    Paths of Glory is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    Another Earth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Brit Marling, William Mapother, Kumar Pallana

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    El Topo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau

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    Niagara, Niagara is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Robin Tunney, Stephen Lang, Henry Thomas

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    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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    The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Herbert Achternbusch, Bruno Schleinstein, Brigitte Mira

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    Vanishing Point is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Charlotte Rampling, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

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    A Serious Man is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Simon Helberg, Richard Kind, Adam Arkin

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    Orpheus is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares

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    Pale Rider is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Chris Penn, Michael Moriarty

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    Blood Simple is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh

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    The Vanishing is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Johanna ter Steege, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets

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    As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Julie Benz

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    Parsifal is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Armin Jordan, Martin Sperr, Robert Lloyd

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    Stranger than Fiction is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

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    The 400 Blows is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Jeanne Moreau, Jean Piere Leaud, Jean-Claude Brialy

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    Donnie Darko is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin K... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Peter Kern, Ingrid Caven, Harry Baer

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    The Bothersome Man is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Ellen Horn, Petronella Barker, Trond Fausa Aurvåg

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