What are the best surreal movies?

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    #1Faust (1994)

    Faust (1994)

    Faust is a movie directed by Jan Svankmajer and starring Petr Cepek, Jan Kraus, and Vladimír Kudla. It's about an ordinary man who got himself involved in a strange puppet theatre.

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    Luz María Zárate
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "One of my fav movies. Really disturbing..."
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    #2Conspirators of Pleasure

    Conspirators of Pleasure

    Conspirators of Pleasure is a movie directed by Jan Švankmajer and starring Petr Meissel, and Gabriela Wilhelmová. The setting is in Prague- six curious residents perform rituals and create strange costumes to make the rituals more bizarre.

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    Bertha Córdova
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "My friend told me to watch the movie and I am happy did! Loooove it!!"
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    #3Possession

    Possession

    Possession is a movie directed by Andrzej Zulawski and starring Isabelle Adjani and Sam Neill. It was released in May 1981 that became a box office hit! It was about a wife who left her husband and son to conceal a disturbing secret.

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    Jane Hoffman
    Written on June 8, 2018
    "Directors really knew how to develop disturbing movies back in the 1980s. Around that time, there was a trend of experimentation with surrealism in movies, so, without ever having watched or even heard of this movie before, I am not surprised to hear of how intriguing this film is. Most reviewers on Amazon are fascinated by the movie and give it high ratings. There are other surreal movies from this period that are out there, but this may very well be one of the best."
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    #4Naked Lunch (1991)

    Naked Lunch (1991)

    Naked Lunch is the movie adaptation of William S. Burrough's novel. It was directed by David Cronenberg. The peculiar life of the leading character Bill Lee (Peter Weller) all started after taking a drug made from a centipede.

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    Abhinav Subramanium
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "I highly encourage everyone to watch this film. It's worth it!"
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    #5Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me is a pyschological horror film directed by  David Lynch that was initially released in May 1992. It was about an FBI agent who mysteriously disappeared while in pursuit of a man who murdered a girl.

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    Johnny Hayes
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "This movie has a lot of bashers but it is absolutely epic"
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    #6Eraserhead

    Eraserhead

    Eraserhead is an American surrealist horror movie directed by David Lynch starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, and Allen Joseph in 1977. This film was preserved by the United States Library of Congress in the National Film Registry. 

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    #7The Holy Mountain

    The Holy Mountain

    The Holy Mountain is a surreal fantasy film written and directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky. It became a box office hit when it was initially released in November 1973. It was about the spiritual quest of wise men to the holy mountain.

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    Jane Howard
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "I'd love to meet that alchemist when I start my quest hahaha!"
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    #8The Exterminating Angel

    The Exterminating Angel

    The Exterminating Angel is a surrealist film written and directed by Luis Buñuel, starring Silvia Pinal and Enrique Rambal. A group of high-society friends was invited to a mansion for a dinner and eventually found themselves stuck in there.

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    Janet Ross
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "Owen Wilson! You the best <3"

Summary

Best What are the best surreal movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Faust (1994)Movies 12 Paid
2Conspirators of PleasureMovies 10 Paid
3PossessionMovies 8 Paid
4Naked Lunch (1991)Movies 7 Paid
5Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with MeMovies 6 Paid
6EraserheadMovies 4 Paid
7The Holy MountainMovies 2 Paid
8The Exterminating AngelMovies 1 Paid
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