Most Popular "Alternative Reality" Titles
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1. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.
Votes: 91,585 | Gross: $82.16M
2. eXistenZ (1999)
R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Votes: 79,383 | Gross: $2.84M
3. The City of Lost Children (1995)
R | 112 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
Votes: 56,827 | Gross: $1.51M
NC-17 | 124 min | Crime, Drama
The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.
Votes: 27,746 | Gross: $7.72M
5. Videodrome (1983)
R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
6. Sliding Doors (1998)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.
Votes: 53,812 | Gross: $11.88M
7. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.
Votes: 73,892 | Gross: $37.76M
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension.
9. The Nines (2007)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.
Votes: 29,540 | Gross: $0.06M
10. Heavy Metal (1981)
R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Directors: Gerald Potterton, John Halas, Julian Harris, Jimmy T. Murakami, Barrie Nelson, Paul Sabella, Jack Stokes, Pino Van Lamsweerde, Harold Whitaker | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks
12. Altered States (1980)
R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
Votes: 24,718 | Gross: $25.00M
17. Timecop (1994)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Max Walker, an officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who's intent on changing the past to control the future.
Votes: 45,627 | Gross: $44.45M
19. Cube²: Hypercube (2002)
R | 94 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Eight strangers awaken with no memory and find themselves in a puzzling cube shaped room where the laws of physics do not always apply.
20. The Quiet Earth (1985)
R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.
Votes: 20,739 | Gross: $1.60M
22. The Singing Detective (2003)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.
Votes: 7,205 | Gross: $0.34M
23. A Sound of Thunder (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways.
Votes: 16,743 | Gross: $1.89M
24. Alphaville (1965)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.
Votes: 17,296 | Gross: $0.05M
25. Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery
In a strange and isolated chateau, a man becomes acquainted with a woman and insists that they have met before.
Votes: 14,842 | Gross: $0.14M
27. Max Headroom (1985 TV Movie)
57 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the dystopic near future, a crusading TV reporter investigates news stories with the help of a wisecracking computer version of himself.
29. An... (2012)
111 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Athens, Greece, The age of Economic crisis. Demetris is a highly independent man, living a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When the moment arrives, his choice will ... See full summary »
30. Mind Game (I) (2004)
103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After a deadly encounter with two yakuza, a loser with a crush on his childhood girlfriend goes to heaven and back, embarking on a psychedelic self-discovery experience with her and his friends.
31. PsychoBreak (2014 Video Game)
M | Crime, Horror, Mystery
While investigating the scene of a gruesome mass murder, Detective Sebastian Castellanos encounters a mysterious and powerful force and is knocked unconscious. When he awakens, he finds ... See full summary »
33. Kafka (1991)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Writer Franz Kafka works during the day at an insurance company where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.
Votes: 8,045 | Gross: $1.10M
34. My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2013)
G | 72 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Via a magic mirror, Twilight Sparkle travels into an alternate universe in order to recover a crown that was stolen from the Crystal Empire. Upon her arrival she is horrified to learn that she has turned into a human.
36. Half-Life 2 (2004 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Dr. Freeman is taken out of stasis by his "employer" to help rid the planet of invading aliens forces known as the Combine that entered through the portals he helped create.
37. Enter Nowhere (2011)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
Three strangers arrive one by one at a mysterious cabin in the middle of nowhere only to learn they've been brought together for a reason.
38. The Maxx (1995 TV Mini-Series)
154 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Confused hulking homeless superhero The Maxx tries to protect his social worker and friend Julie from an omniscient serial killer Mr. Gone both in the real world, which may or may not actually be real, and the subconscious fantasy world.
39. Paperhouse (1988)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy
A young girl lost in the loneliness and boredom of reality finds solace in an ill boy, whom she can visit in a surreal dream world that she drew in her school composition book.
Votes: 4,406 | Gross: $0.24M
40. All About Christmas Eve (2012 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 71 min | Comedy, Romance
'Tis the Season for Evelyn Wright, literally, she is a party planner in NYC. At the last minute Eve finds out that one of her agency's top clients is throwing a HUGE Christmas event, in LA,... See full summary »
41. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
30 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Complex, involved science-fiction series about a special force of interdimensional operatives whose task is to protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting ... See full summary »
42. Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
The ultimate weapon which was meant to be safe for the mankind produces global side effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped... See full summary »
43. Kimyô na sâkasu (2005)
108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The erotic novelist Taeko is writing a morbid story of a family destroyed by incest, murder and abuse. Her assistant, Yuji, sets on a mission to uncover the reality of this story, but the reality might be too much to bear.
44. The Element of Crime (1984)
Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A cop in a dystopian Europe investigates a serial killings suspect using controversial methods written by his now disgraced former mentor.
45. Nirvana (1997)
R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Jimi, a successful computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus which has given consciousness to the main character of the game, Solo. Tormented by the... See full summary »
46. Land of the Lost (1991–1992)
23 min | Adventure, Family, Comedy
The Porter family, Tom, Kevin, and Annie get sucked into a prehistoric alternative world while taking a family vacation. The Porters build a tree house, hook up with a few locals, Tasha - ... See full summary »
48. Black Moon (1975)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
To escape a gender war, a girl flees to a remote farmhouse and becomes part of an extensive family's unusual, perhaps even supernatural, lifestyle.
49. Blood-C (2011– )
TV-MA | Animation, Action, Fantasy
Saya is a seemingly normal girl living with her father in a shrine. During the day she goes to school and spends time with her friends at a local cafe. But when night falls Saya is called upon to protect her village from strange monsters.
50. Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011 TV Movie)
78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Phineas and Ferb discover that Perry is a secret agent, and they all get stuck in an alternate dimension where Doofenschmirtz is the ruler of the tri-state area.