Most Popular "Kafka Esque" Titles
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2. Cube (1997)
R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Six complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.
Votes: 172,234 | Gross: $0.49M
3. Naked Lunch (1991)
R | 115 min | Drama
After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.
Votes: 38,622 | Gross: $2.54M
4. Barton Fink (1991)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Votes: 94,857 | Gross: $6.15M
6. The Prisoner (1967–1968)
TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
8. Shadows and Fog (1991)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy
With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Votes: 13,892 | Gross: $2.74M
9. No Smoking (2007)
128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A surreal story about a man, his addiction of smoking, and a mysterious and powerful organisation, which claims to cure such addictions, though through very unusual ways.
10. The Trial (1993)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
Joseph K. awakes one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told what he is charged with, and despite being "arrested," is allowed to ... See full summary »
11. Kingdom Come (2014)
97 min | Horror
A group of strangers who wake up in what appears to be an abandoned building, unable to remember how they got there, find themselves haunted by strange visions and are forced to face all the wrongs they have done in their lives.
13. Goto, l'île d'amour (1969)
93 min | Drama
A simpleton thief on Goto, an isolated island ruled by a barbaric dictator, climbs ranks from criminal to fly-catcher, dog-keeper and boot polisher, while himself and other islanders get ... See full summary »
15. Das Schloß (1997 TV Movie)
123 min | Drama, Mystery
When a land surveyor arrives at a small snowy village, local authorities refuse to allow him to advance to the nearby castle. Increasingly complicated bureaucratic obstacles arise.
16. Tsisperi mtebi anu daujerebeli ambavi (1983)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
An author - a passive young man - enters the Soviet-controlled bureaucracy of Georgia attempting to get his novel published only to be neglected and compartmentalized at every turn.
17. Wereld van stilstand (2005)
30 min | Short
Photofilm about a journalist of a local newspaper who feels his life has come to a standstill, until he discovers a conspiracy of mediocrity...
18. Within (I) (2005)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
While traveling in Czech Republic, the American friends Brad, Christina, T.K. and Kelly find a map with the route to an ancient castle and they decide to visit the place. They force the ... See full summary »
19. Viagem a Portugal (2011)
75 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Maria, a Ukrainian doctor, comes to Portugal to spend a year in with her husband, also a doctor. She is approached by agents of the Immigration Services that take her to an interrogation ... See full summary »
20. Beyond the 7th Door (1987)
83 min | Horror
Boris, a thief and ex convict, after meeting up with his ex lover Wendy is persuaded to do one more heist. He is supposed to help her robe her paraplegic bourgeois millionaire boss Lord ... See full summary »
22. Strange Justice (1999 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Drama
Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court during the George Bush presidential ... See full summary »
24. Derrière moi (2008)
87 min | Drama
The twenty-something Betty comes to a remote small town and strikes a friendship with the fourteen-year old local girl Lea, who is fascinated by her new friend's tales of partying and ... See full summary »
25. Happy Day (1976)
100 min | Drama
A concentration camp on a barren island is hell for the exiled prisoners. The everyday life of the people who live there consists of interrogations, psychological and physical violence, ... See full summary »
26. Kill by Inches (1999)
Unrated | 80 min | Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
An anxious young tailor dominated by his father, a master of the craft, is eager to do well with his clients; but his inadequacy in measuring leaves him frustrated and humiliated. His ... See full summary »
28. A részleg (1995)
82 min | Drama
Gizella Weisz is an middle-aged office worker, who gets a promotion one day. Her boss told her that a new outpost is waiting for her. There she would be heading a new section. She travels ... See full summary »
31. Zig-Zag - le jeu de l'oie (Une fiction didactique à propos de la cartographie) (1980 TV Short)
30 min | Short, Mystery
A man awakens to find himself immersed in a real-life scenario of a board game with an ever expanding cartography.
32. Le concierge (2017)
90 min | Drama, Mystery
A concierge shows a tiny apartment to many urban types: a divorcee, an immigrant artist, a widower, a youth striking out on her own. Each one feels an immediate attachment to the place, and... See full summary »
33. The Trap Door (1980)
Not Rated | 70 min | Drama
A Nietzschian parable on the fate of innocence, THE TRAP DOOR follows the mishaps of Jeremy (John Ahearn) as he is fired by his boss (Jenny Holzer), gets laughed out of court by Judge Gary ... See full summary »
39. Symptoms (2011)
9 min | Short, Horror, Thriller
The bounds of fiction and reality are obscured when you find yourself trapped in a nightmarish hospital room where paranoia lurks around every corner.
Being Human (2011–2014)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
As moving day finally arrives, the roommates discover they aren't the only ones struggling with leaving the house, and a once-looming threat takes center stage, bringing with it a trail of death and destruction that no one is safe from.
Doctor Who (2005– )
The Girl Who Waited
TV-PG | 47 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Amy is trapped in a quarantine facility for victims of an alien plague which could kill the doctor in minutes if he were to catch it. So Rory is the only one who can go into the facility to... See full summary »