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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.

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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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    The Truman Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    The Truman Show Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti, Ed Harris

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    American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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    Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    The Seventh Seal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    The Seventh Seal Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

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    Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Taxi Driver Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nes... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd

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    Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Memento is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Memento Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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

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    Stroszek Bruno Schleinstein, Eva Mattes, Wilhelm von Homburg

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

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    The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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

    The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Dark City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Dark City Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

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    Badlands is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Badlands Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek

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    Sorcerer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer

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    To Live is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    To Live Takashi Shimura, Makatari Fujiwara, Minoru Chiaki

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    Time Bandits is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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    Easy Rider: The Ride Back is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Easy Rider: The Ride Back Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Bridget Fonda

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    Barfly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Charles Bukowski

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

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    The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

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    Aguirre, the Wrath of God is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Aguirre, the Wrath of God Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Peter Berling

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    Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Ordinary People Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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    The Thin Red Line is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    The Thin Red Line George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn

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

    Seven Samurai Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijirō Tōno

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    Paths of Glory is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Paths of Glory Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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

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    Fargo Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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    Harold and Maude is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Harold and Maude Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort

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    El Topo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    El Topo David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau

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    The Wages of Fear is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    The Wages of Fear Yves Montand, Darío Moreno, Peter van Eyck

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    Niagara, Niagara is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Robin Tunney, Stephen Lang, Henry Thomas

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    The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Herbert Achternbusch, Bruno Schleinstein, Brigitte Mira

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    A Serious Man is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    A Serious Man Simon Helberg, Richard Kind, Adam Arkin

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    Stranger than Fiction is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Stranger than Fiction Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

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    Pale Rider is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Pale Rider Clint Eastwood, Chris Penn, Michael Moriarty

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    The Straight Story is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    The Straight Story Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard Farnsworth

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    Vanishing Point is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

    Charlotte Rampling, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

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    Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Another Earth is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Another Earth Brit Marling, William Mapother, Kumar Pallana

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    Drive is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Drive Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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    Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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    As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    As Good as It Gets Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Julie Benz

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    The 400 Blows is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    The 400 Blows Jeanne Moreau, Jean Piere Leaud, Jean-Claude Brialy

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

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    Gérard Depardieu, Carole Bouquet, Michel Serrault

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    Iselin Steiro, Anders Danielsen Lie, Ingrid Olava

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    My Night at Maud's is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    My Night at Maud's Jean-Louis Trintignant, Leonid Kogan, Françoise Fabian

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    The Green Ray is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Rosette, Marie Rivière, Béatrice Romand

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    Jean Marais

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    The Bothersome Man is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Existentialism Movies

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    Ellen Horn, Petronella Barker, Trond Fausa Aurvåg

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

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    Armin Jordan, Martin Sperr, Robert Lloyd

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