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The Best Existentialism Movies

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.

The Best Existentialism Movies Films
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    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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    Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti, Ed Harris

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    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

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    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd

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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer

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    Takashi Shimura, Makatari Fujiwara, Minoru Chiaki

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    Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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    Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek

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    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijirō Tōno

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    Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Bridget Fonda

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

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    Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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    Clint Eastwood, Chris Penn, Michael Moriarty

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    Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

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    Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Peter Berling

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    Charlotte Rampling, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

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    Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss

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    Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani, Ryan O'Neal

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    Viveca Lindfors, Alan Autry, Rita Gam

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    James Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Harry Dean Stanton

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    Jane Fonda, Bruce Dern, Red Buttons

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    Tom Waits, William Hurt, Sam Neill

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