The Best Surrealism Movies Films

The Best Surrealism Movies

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

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.

List of surrealism films includes surrealism movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this list after re-ranking it to fit the order you think it should be in.

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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    An Andalusian Dog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    An Andalusian Dog Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Luis ...

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    Eraserhead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Eraserhead Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk

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    2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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

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    Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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    Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George

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    The Holy Mountain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    The Holy Mountain Alejandro Jodorowsky, Juan Ferrara, Letícia Robles

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    El Topo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    El Topo David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau

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    The Exterminating Angel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    The Exterminating Angel Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook, Jacqueline Andere

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    The Shining is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    The Trial is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    The Trial Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Romy Schneider

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    Santa Sangre is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Blanca Guerra, Guy Stockwell, Adan Jodorowsky

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    Pi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Pi Mark Margolis, Ajay Naidu, Clint Mansell

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    Lost Highway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Lost Highway Richard Pryor, Gary Busey, Patricia Arquette

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    Delicatessen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Delicatessen Dominique Pinon, Karin Viard, Ticky Holgado

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    Inland Empire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Inland Empire Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern

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    The Discreet Charm of the Bour... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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

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    The Blood of a Poet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Lee Miller, Pauline Carton, Odette Talazac

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    Head is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Frank Zappa, Ray Nitschke

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    Songs from the Second Floor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Bengt C.W. Carlsson, Klas Gosta Olsson, Tommy Johansson

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    Simon of the Desert is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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

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    Last Year at Marienbad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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

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    That Obscure Object of Desire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Carole Bouquet, Michel Piccoli, Fernando Rey

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    Catch-22 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Catch-22 Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight

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    Orpheus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Orpheus Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares

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    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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

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    if.... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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

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    The Short Films of David Lynch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    David Lynch, Talisa Soto, Harry Dean Stanton

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    The Golden Age is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Max Ernst, Lya Lys, Gaston Modot

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    Faust is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Jan Kraus, Jiří Suchý, Petr Čepek

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    Greedy Guts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Pavel Nový, Jan Hartl, Veronika Žilková

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    Forbidden Zone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Danny Elfman, Hervé Villechaize, Joe Spinell

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    Black Moon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Joe Dallesandro, Cathryn Harrison, Alexandra Stewart

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    O Lucky Man! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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

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    Prospero's Books is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    John Gielgud, Erland Josephson, Mark Rylance

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    Altered States is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Altered States Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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    Rabbits is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Rabbits Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Scott Coffey

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    The Phantom of Liberty is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Monica Vitti, Michel Piccoli, Jean-Claude Brialy

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    The Element of Crime is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Lars von Trier, Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight

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    Alice is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Kristýna Kohoutová

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    Porky in Wackyland is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher

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    The Saragossa Manuscript is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Beata Tyszkiewicz, Elżbieta Czyżewska, Iga Cembrzyńska

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    Weekend is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Weekend Mireille Darc, Jean Piere Leaud, Anne Wiazemsky

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    The Milky Way is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Michel Piccoli, Delphine Seyrig, Bernard Verley

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    The Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    The Kingdom Udo Kier, Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Jens Okking

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    Cremaster 3 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Aimee Mullins, Matthew Barney, Richard Serra

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    Cremaster 1 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Jessica Sherwood, Nina Kotov, Catherine Mulchahy

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    Cremaster 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Dave Lombardo, Norman Mailer, Patty Griffin

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    City of Women is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Marcello Mastroianni, Ettore Manni, Dominique Labourier

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    The Testament of Orpheus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    Yul Brynner, Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau

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    The Lady from Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

    The Lady from Shanghai Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Errol Flynn

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    Citizen Dog is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies

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