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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.

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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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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies
KatiaTolone added Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George

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

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

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The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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Lost Highway Richard Pryor, Gary Busey, Patricia Arquette

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

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Ali Reza Shokoufandeh added Seven Servants Anthony Quinn, Audra McDonald, David Warner

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Tom Islava added Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

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Tom Islava added Yellow Submarine Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison

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Ali Reza Shokoufandeh added Asudem Yangzom Brauen, Joachim Paul Assböck, Araba Walton

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Ali Reza Shokoufandeh added Strange Stranger Daryush Shokof, Marie selva, Arash Kalani

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The Exterminating Angel Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook, Jacqueline Andere

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The Holy Mountain Alejandro Jodorowsky, Juan Ferrara, Letícia Robles

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

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Inland Empire Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern

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Pi Mark Margolis, Ajay Naidu, Clint Mansell

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El Topo David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau

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

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Delicatessen Dominique Pinon, Karin Viard, Ticky Holgado

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

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Tom Islava added Fantasia Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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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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NoSchack added Suspiria Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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The Trial Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Romy Schneider

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Santa Sangre Blanca Guerra, Guy Stockwell, Adan Jodorowsky

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Tom Islava added The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell

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Orpheus Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares

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Mr. Nobody is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Surrealism Movies
RosioReynosoM added 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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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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Ichi the Killer Shinya Tsukamoto, Tadanobu Asano, Susumu Terajima

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

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Catch-22 Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight

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

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

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Altered States Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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Black Moon Joe Dallesandro, Cathryn Harrison, Alexandra Stewart

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The Saragossa Manuscript Beata Tyszkiewicz, Elżbieta Czyżewska, Iga Cembrzyńska

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The Falls Peter Greenaway, Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay

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A Zed & Two Noughts David Attenborough, Joss Ackland, Jim Davidson

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

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Drowning by Numbers Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Bernard Hill

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

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Weekend Mireille Darc, Jean Piere Leaud, Anne Wiazemsky

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The Milky Way Michel Piccoli, Delphine Seyrig, Bernard Verley

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Fando & Lis Maria Teresa Rivas, Sergio Kleiner

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Tom Islava added The Thief and the Cobbler Sean Connery, Matthew Broderick, Toni Collette