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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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Seven Servants Anthony Quinn, Audra McDonald David Warner

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

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Eraserhead Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates Jack Fisk

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Asudem Yangzom Brauen, Joachim Paul Assböck Araba Walton

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Simon of the Desert Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook Antonio Bravo

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

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Strange Stranger Daryush Shokof, Marie selva Arash Kalani

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

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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 9 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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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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The Holy Mountain Alejandro Jodorowsky, Juan Ferrara Letícia Robles

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Lost Highway Richard Pryor, Gary Busey Patricia Arquette

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El Topo David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky Alfonso Arau

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Delicatessen Dominique Pinon, Karin Viard Ticky Holgado

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Pi Mark Margolis, Ajay Naidu Clint Mansell

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

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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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Inland Empire Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons Laura Dern

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Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins Ian Holm

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

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The Trial Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins Romy Schneider

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Last Year at Marienbad Delphine Seyrig, Sacha Pitoëff Giorgio Albertazzi

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Orpheus Jean Marais, François Périer María Casares

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Rabbits Naomi Watts, Laura Harring Scott Coffey

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Catch-22 Martin Sheen, Orson Welles Jon Voight

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O Lucky Man! Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell Ralph Richardson

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The Golden Age Max Ernst, Lya Lys Gaston Modot

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

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Mr. Nobody is listed (or ranked) 32 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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if.... Malcolm McDowell, Arthur Lowe Richard Warwick

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

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The Milky Way Michel Piccoli, Delphine Seyrig Bernard Verley

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Weekend Mireille Darc, Jean Piere Leaud Anne Wiazemsky

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Black Moon Joe Dallesandro, Cathryn Harrison Alexandra Stewart

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Head Jack Nicholson, Frank Zappa Ray Nitschke

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The Face of Another Tatsuya Nakadai, Machiko Kyō Kyōko Kishida

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Themroc Michel Piccoli, Coluche Béatrice Romand

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Drowning by Numbers Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright Bernard Hill

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Altered States Drew Barrymore, William Hurt Bob Balaban

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Faust Jan Kraus, Jiří Suchý Petr Čepek

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

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Forbidden Zone Danny Elfman, Hervé Villechaize Joe Spinell

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The Saragossa Manuscript Beata Tyszkiewicz, Elżbieta Czyżewska Iga Cembrzyńska

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Greedy Guts Pavel Nový, Jan Hartl Veronika Žilková

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City of Women Marcello Mastroianni, Ettore Manni Dominique Labourier

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Taxidermia Erwin Leder, Gábor Máté Piroska Molnár

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Conspirators of Pleasure Jiří Lábus, Pavel Nový Petr Meissel