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A list of all the best surrealism movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This surrealism movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of surrealism films also contains surrealism movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This surrealism films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best surrealism movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This surrealism movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Upvote your favorite movies because they deserve it.

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

Give a thumbs down to movies like Dreams That Money Can Buy and Tusk if you don't like them and a thumbs up if you do. If we missed any surrealism 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 surrealism movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about surrealism 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 surrealism movies. List includes photos and surrealism movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

Examples of movies on this list include The Trial and Cremaster 3.

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

All sorts of directors have taken on Surrealism movies. Examples include Orson Welles, David O. Russell, and Oliver Stone.

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Eraserhead Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk

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An Andalusian Dog Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Luis Buñuel, Simone Mareuil

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Seven Servants Anthony Quinn, Audra McDonald, David Warner

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Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies
Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George

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The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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Simon of the Desert Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook, Antonio Bravo

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Asudem Yangzom Brauen, Joachim Paul Assböck, Araba Walton

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2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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Lost Highway Richard Pryor, Gary Busey, Patricia Arquette

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That Obscure Object of Desire Carole Bouquet, Michel Piccoli, Fernando Rey

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The Exterminating Angel Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook, Jacqueline Andere

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Michel Piccoli, Fernando Rey, Jean-Pierre Cassel

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Strange Stranger Daryush Shokof, Marie selva, Arash Kalani

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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me David Bowie, Heather Graham, Kiefer Sutherland

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The Holy Mountain Alejandro Jodorowsky, Juan Ferrara, Letícia Robles

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El Topo David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau

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Pi Mark Margolis, Ajay Naidu, Clint Mansell

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Inland Empire Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern

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Delicatessen Dominique Pinon, Karin Viard, Ticky Holgado

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Santa Sangre Blanca Guerra, Guy Stockwell, Adan Jodorowsky

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The Short Films of David Lynch David Lynch, Talisa Soto, Harry Dean Stanton

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Last Year at Marienbad Delphine Seyrig, Sacha Pitoëff, Giorgio Albertazzi

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The Trial Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Romy Schneider

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Orpheus Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares

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Mr. Nobody is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies
Mr. Nobody A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible. 

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The Blood of a Poet Lee Miller, Pauline Carton, Odette Talazac

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Black Moon Joe Dallesandro, Cathryn Harrison, Alexandra Stewart

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The Phantom of Liberty Monica Vitti, Michel Piccoli, Jean-Claude Brialy

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Rabbits Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Scott Coffey

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Tetsuo: The Iron Man Shinya Tsukamoto, Renji Ishibashi, Tomorowo Taguchi

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Altered States Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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Catch-22 Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight

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Suspiria Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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O Lucky Man! Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson

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Songs from the Second Floor Bengt C.W. Carlsson, Klas Gosta Olsson, Tommy Johansson

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Forbidden Zone Danny Elfman, Hervé Villechaize, Joe Spinell

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I Heart Huckabees Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher, Mark Wahlberg

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Weekend Mireille Darc, Jean Piere Leaud, Anne Wiazemsky

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The Golden Age Max Ernst, Lya Lys, Gaston Modot

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The Fall of the House of Usher Melville Webber, Hildegarde Watson, Herbert Stern

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Drowning by Numbers Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Bernard Hill

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The Day of the Locust Donald Sutherland, Burgess Meredith, Jackie Earle Haley

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if.... Malcolm McDowell, Arthur Lowe, Richard Warwick

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The Milky Way Michel Piccoli, Delphine Seyrig, Bernard Verley

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Head Jack Nicholson, Frank Zappa, Ray Nitschke

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City of Women Marcello Mastroianni, Ettore Manni, Dominique Labourier

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Fando & Lis Maria Teresa Rivas, Sergio Kleiner

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Ichi the Killer Shinya Tsukamoto, Tadanobu Asano, Susumu Terajima

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Fantasia Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski