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The Best Movies That Are Super Weird

Updated February 18, 2021 7.6k votes 1.3k voters 112.0k views101 items

List RulesVote up your favorite really weird movies and films.

Here is a list of the best weird movies to watch. This list compiles the greatest bizarre films of all time that also happen to be the strangest movies ever made. Whether surreal or just odd, if off-beat movies are your thing, then peruse this list to catch the ones you have yet to see and vote up the ones you think are the absolute weirdest. Many of these movies have won multiple Academy Awards and/or Golden Globes, although they really would have fared even better if there was a category for "Weirdest Motion Picture." If you thought Being John Malkovich was out there, just wait until you check out the rest of these flicks.

Great movies like Eraserhead, directed by the famously unusual David Lynch, are accompanied on this list by other top films of fellow famous directors like Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. There are also good (but still weird) foreign films, such as Salvador Dali's Un Chien Andalou and Ingmar Bergman's Persona. All of these movies might be weird, off-color, freaky, surrealist, or blend genres you didn't think could be blended (what on earth is I'm Still Here with Joaquin Phoenix?) but they are also undeniably fantastic films.

Vote up your favorite weird and bizarre movies to help them get to the top of the list and vote down any that you never want to watch again.

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    Eraserhead

    Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates

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    Brazil

    Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins

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    A Clockwork Orange

    Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke

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    Being John Malkovich

    Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt

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    Donnie Darko

    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale

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    The Lobster

    Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz

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    Pan's Labyrinth

    Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

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    Naked Lunch

    Ian Holm, Roy Scheider

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    Freaks

    Wallace Ford, Edward Brophy

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    Dark City

    Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland

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    Spirited Away

    Miyu Irino, Bunta Sugawara

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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry

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    Pi

    Mark Margolis, Ajay Naidu

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    Pink Floyd – The Wall

    Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof

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    Un Chien Andalou

    Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Luis Buñuel

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    The City of Lost Children

    Ron Perlman, Jean-Louis Trintignant

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    The Seventh Seal

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson

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    Synecdoche, New York

    Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Time Bandits

    Sean Connery, John Cleese

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    Old Boy

    Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae

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    Under the Skin

    Scarlett Johansson, Kryštof Hádek

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    Liquid Sky

    Anne Carlisle, Jack Adalist

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    A Scanner Darkly

    Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves

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    Mother

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    Delicatessen

    Dominique Pinon, Karin Viard

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