Where Style Makes Substance Meaningless

Films where their style fills the screen so absolutely, substance is but an afterthought.

Only added some that I've seen, leave suggestions below!

  • The Fifth Element
  • Funny Games
  • Perfect Blue
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • The Game
  • Gummo
  • Buffalo '66
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Dark City
  • Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
  • The Idiots
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • I Stand Alone
  • The Hole
  • Pi
  • Run Lola Run
  • Following
  • What Dreams May Come
  • Outer Space
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • The Limey
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • The Matrix
  • Bleeder
  • Magnolia
  • Titus
  • FLCL
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
  • Snatch
  • Sexy Beast
  • Songs from the Second Floor
  • Visitor Q
  • Donnie Darko
  • Waking Life
  • Cat Soup
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • Amélie
  • In Praise of Love
  • Mulholland Drive
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Spirited Away
  • Millennium Actress
  • Irreversible
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Solaris
  • Hulk
  • Fear X
  • WVLNT
  • Elephant
  • Dogville
  • The Brown Bunny
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • The Triplets of Belleville
  • The Room
  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn
  • Lost in Translation
  • The Saddest Music in the World
  • The Ataraxians
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Los muertos
  • The Ordeal
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Collateral
  • Birth
  • Survive Style 5+
  • Primer
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • The Meaning of Life
  • Brick
  • Sin City
  • Caché
  • Bubble
  • Domino
  • Tideland
  • Revolver
  • Lunacy
  • The New World
  • Fantasma
  • A Scanner Darkly
  • Superman Returns
  • Miami Vice
  • Taxidermia
  • The Fountain
  • Inland Empire
  • Brand Upon the Brain!
  • The Fall
  • Paprika
  • Apocalypto
  • 300
  • Ex Drummer
  • Mister Lonely
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • My Winnipeg
  • You, the Living
  • I'm Not There
  • Tjúba Tén / The Wet Season
  • Speed Racer