Cinema of the Strange

A list of strange, disturbing, surreal, bizarre, abnormal, self-aware, nonsensical, nonlinear, stylized, campy, over the top, or otherwise weird films that are split into 10 categories (listed alphabetically) of 100 movies each, those categories being:

Action/Adventure: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen - Zardoz
Animated: 1001 Nights - Yellow Submarine
Comedy: 200 Motels - Zelig
Documentary: 21-87 - Zorns Lemma
Drama: 3 Women - Zabriskie Point
Fantasy: The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T - The Zero Theorem
Horror: 1408 - Zombie Flesh Eaters
Science Fiction: 12 Monkeys - X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes
Thriller: Amer - Zigeunerweisen
Arthouse/Experimental/Other: 10/65: Self-Mutilation - You, the Living

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  • 10/65: Self-Mutilation

    901

  • Aaaaaaaah!

    902

  • Antiporno

    903

  • Archangel

    904

  • Aria

    905

  • Arise! SubGenius Recruitment Film #16

    906

  • Attenberg

    907

  • Back and Forth

    908

  • Ballet Mécanique

    909

  • Black God, White Devil

    910

  • Blonde Cobra

    911

  • The Blood of a Poet

    912

  • Blue

    913

  • Céline and Julie Go Boating

    914

  • Chelsea Girls

    915

  • City of Pirates

    916

  • The Color of Pomegranates

    917

  • Cremaster 1

    918

  • Daisies

    919

  • The Dance of Reality

    920

  • The Decameron

    921

  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

    922

  • Doggiewoggiez! Poochiewoochiez!

    923

  • Dog Star Man

    924

  • Dogtooth

    925

  • Dogville

    926

  • Drawing Restraint 9

    927

  • Dreams That Money Can Buy

    928

  • Elephant

    929

  • El Topo

    930

  • Emak-Bakia

    931

  • Enter the Void

    932

  • Entr'acte

    933

  • Fellini Satyricon

    934

  • Fireworks

    935

  • Flesh

    936

  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn

    937

  • The Grandmother

    938

  • The Green Fog

    939

  • Heroic Purgatory

    940

  • Holy Motors

    941

  • The Holy Mountain

    942

  • The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting

    943

  • Immoral Tales

    944

  • The Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome

    945

  • Inland Empire

    946

  • Je, tu, il, elle

    947

  • Knight of Cups

    948

  • Kuso

    949

  • L'Âge d'Or

    950

  • The Last Movie

    951

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    952

  • L'Avventura

    953

  • The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra

    954

  • Lucifer Rising

    955

  • Lumière and Company

    956

  • The Man Who Sleeps

    957

  • Melancholia

    958

  • Ménilmontant

    959

  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    960

  • Mondo Trasho

    961

  • Mothlight

    962

  • The Mysteries of the Chateau of Dice

    963

  • Outer Space

    964

  • The Phantom of Liberty

    965

  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

    966

  • Pink Floyd: The Wall

    967

  • Possibly in Michigan

    968

  • Return to Reason

    969

  • Roma

    970

  • Rubber

    971

  • Salomé

    972

  • Scorpio Rising

    973

  • The Seashell and the Clergyman

    974

  • Songs from the Second Floor

    975

  • So Is This

    976

  • The Starfish

    977

  • Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

    978

  • Sweet Movie

    979

  • Synecdoche, New York

    980

  • Syndromes and a Century

    981

  • T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G

    982

  • Themroc

    983

  • Things

    984

  • Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

    985

  • Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets

    986

  • The Tin Drum

    987

  • Trash

    988

  • Trash Humpers

    989

  • The Tree of Life

    990

  • The Trip

    991

  • Un Chien Andalou

    992

  • Upstream Color

    993

  • Vigil

    994

  • Vinyl

    995

  • Wavelength

    996

  • Weekend

    997

  • Wonderwall

    998

  • WR: Mysteries of the Organism

    999

  • You, the Living

    1000