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1. Big Fish (2003)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

58 Metascore

A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father's life.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

Votes: 416,703 | Gross: $66.26M

2. The Lobster (2015)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

82 Metascore

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman

Votes: 221,633 | Gross: $8.70M

3. Human Nature (2001)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

56 Metascore

A woman is in love with a man in love with another woman, and all three have designs on a young man raised as an ape.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Tim Robbins, Patricia Arquette, Rhys Ifans, Ken Magee

Votes: 17,520 | Gross: $0.70M

4. Fuck You Immortality (2019)

81 min | Comedy, Fantasy

A couple of hippies are searching for Joe, a long time friend from the 70s who seem to be stuck in time and never aged a day since then. Through technicolor ninjas, bizarre metalheads, ... See full summary »

Director: Federico Scargiali | Stars: Bill Hutchens, Josephine Scandi, Brutius Selby, Johanna Thea

Votes: 179

5. Kolobakha (2008)

94 min | Sci-Fi

In extremely polarized world, crazy Nazi scientist in USA found a way to change climate using so called 'Perelman axis'. Later, 80-years of constant winter in Russia and China forced ... See full summary »

Director: Dmitry Vasilyev | Stars: Sergey Brezhnev, Vera Podkovyrova, Evgeniy Tsvetkov, Dmitry Vasilyev

Votes: 22

6. A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Horror

31 Metascore

A crime novelist, whose research on Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, must confront his worst fears, when a film executive takes a sudden interest in his movie script.

Directors: Crispian Mills, Chris Hopewell | Stars: Simon Pegg, Paul Freeman, Amara Karan, Clare Higgins

Votes: 14,095

7. Chicken with Plums (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

69 Metascore

Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death.

Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Edouard Baer, Maria de Medeiros, Golshifteh Farahani

Votes: 9,023 | Gross: $0.25M

8. Freak Orlando (1981)

126 min | Comedy, Fantasy

In the form of a "small theater of the world", a history of the world from its beginnings to our day, including the errors, the incompetence, the thirst for power, the fear, the madness, ... See full summary »

Director: Ulrike Ottinger | Stars: Magdalena Montezuma, Delphine Seyrig, Albert Heins, Claudio Pantoja

Votes: 209

9. Dispatches from Elsewhere (2020– )

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery

Feeling as though there's something missing in their lives, four ordinary people stumble across a puzzle hiding just beyond the veil of everyday life, and their eyes are opened to a world of possibility and magic.

Stars: Jason Segel, André 3000, Eve Lindley, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 3,621

10. Guns Akimbo (2019)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

42 Metascore

A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers.

Director: Jason Lei Howden | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Ned Dennehy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo

Votes: 38,738

11. The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

R | 83 min | Comedy

61 Metascore

A series of short, highly irreverent, and often tasteless skits.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Evan C. Kim, Bong Soo Han, Bill Bixby, George Lazenby

Votes: 17,206

12. Finisterrae (2010)

Unrated | 80 min | Fantasy

Two ghosts walk along the Camino of Santiago.

Director: Sergio Caballero | Stars: Pau Nubiola, Santi Serra, Pavel Lukiyanov, Yuri Mykhaylychenko

Votes: 628

13. Alegría (1999)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Fantasy

Frac, a mime who is suffering from a severe bout of depression, happens to meet a troupe of circus entertainers and immediately falls in love with one of the stars, Giulietta. But while his... See full summary »

Director: Franco Dragone | Stars: René Bazinet, Frank Langella, Mako, Julie Cox

Votes: 534

14. Luz (II) (2018)

70 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

63 Metascore

Luz, a young cabdriver, drags herself into the brightly lit entrance of a run-down police station. A demonic entity follows her, determined to finally be close to the woman it loves.

Director: Tilman Singer | Stars: Luana Velis, Johannes Benecke, Jan Bluthardt, Lilli Lorenz

Votes: 2,126

15. Maximum Overdrive (1986)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

24 Metascore

A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.

Director: Stephen King | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 30,334 | Gross: $7.43M

16. I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A girl who thinks she is a combat cyborg checks into a mental hospital, where she encounters other psychotics. Eventually, she falls for a man who thinks he can steal people's souls.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Lim Soo-jung, Rain, Kim Byeong-Ok, Seong-hun Cheon

Votes: 22,931

17. Kabluey (2007)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

62 Metascore

A loser moves in with his brother's (in Iraq) wife to look after her two evil sons. She gets him a job wearing a Kabluey costume.

Director: Scott Prendergast | Stars: Scott Prendergast, Lisa Kudrow, Teri Garr, Christine Taylor

Votes: 4,309 | Gross: $0.08M

18. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

A young man named Kaspar Hauser suddenly appears in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Votes: 16,542

19. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

84 Metascore

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Votes: 320,486 | Gross: $45.51M

20. Consensus Reality (2018)

82 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A schizophrenic architect must embrace his madness in order to uncover the secrets of New York and prevent the Demiurge, an ancient Gnostic god that's imprisoned beneath the city, from escaping.

Director: Steven Palmer Peterson | Stars: Garrett Richmond, Christina Toth, Gopal Divan, Lane Napper

Votes: 24

21. News from Planet Mars (2016)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

Philippe Mars is a pleasant 40-something whose meeting with a psychotic college friend who is in search of love profoundly changes his life.

Director: Dominik Moll | Stars: François Damiens, Vincent Macaigne, Veerle Baetens, Jeanne Guittet

Votes: 1,100

22. Somebody Up There Likes Me (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Romance

58 Metascore

A comedy about a man, his best friend, and the woman they both adore watching their lives fly by.

Director: Bob Byington | Stars: Nick Offerman, Keith Poulson, Jess Weixler, Stephanie Hunt

Votes: 1,523 | Gross: $0.08M

23. The Wonders (2013)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Mystery

The complex relationship between a Jerusalem street artist and a mysterious, modern-day prophet being held prisoner in an abandoned apartment across the alleyway.

Director: Avi Nesher | Stars: Adir Miller, Ori Hizkiah, Yehuda Levi, Yuval Scharf

Votes: 307

24. Perfect Blue (1997)

R | 81 min | Animation, Crime, Mystery

A pop singer gives up her career to become an actress, but she slowly goes insane when she starts being stalked by an obsessed fan and what seems to be a ghost of her past.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Votes: 59,060 | Gross: $0.78M

25. The Platform (2019)

TV-MA | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

73 Metascore

A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. Only one food platform and two minutes per day to feed. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole.

Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia | Stars: Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan, Emilio Buale

Votes: 168,098

26. Stitches (I) (2012)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

A clown comes back from the dead to haunt those who took his life during a fatal party mishap.

Director: Conor McMahon | Stars: Ross Noble, Tommy Knight, Eoghan McQuinn, Gemma-Leah Devereux

Votes: 8,828

27. Younger and Younger (1993)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A strange man owns a self-storage facility and lives in a reality of his own, until reality comes crashing down.

Director: Percy Adlon | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Lolita Davidovich, Brendan Fraser, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 437

28. Blood Tea and Red String (2006)

Not Rated | 71 min | Animation, Fantasy

73 Metascore

A handmade stop-motion fairy tale for adults that tells the tale of the struggle between the aristocratic White Mice and the rustic Creatures Who Dwell Under the Oak over the doll of their heart's desire.

Director: Christiane Cegavske

Votes: 1,155

29. The Monk and the Demon (2016)

Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Mystery

A new brother settles in the friary. But dark forces follow him into the monastery and from time to time they materialize as Legion. Legion has chosen Ivan as the object of his devilish ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolay Dostal | Stars: Timofey Tribuntsev, Georgiy Fetisov, Boris Kamorzin, Roman Madyanov

Votes: 987

31. Vivarium (2019)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

64 Metascore

A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighborhood of identical houses.

Director: Lorcan Finnegan | Stars: Imogen Poots, Danielle Ryan, Molly McCann, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 40,032

32. The Fairy (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

A hotel clerk searches all over Le Havre for the fairy who made two of his three wishes come true before disappearing.

Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy | Stars: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy, Philippe Martz

Votes: 2,310 | Gross: $0.04M

34. Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss (2018)

Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

A small-town couple finds the perfect apartment in the big city, except there's one catch: the apartment is home to the ritualistic suicides of a deranged cult.

Director: Vivieno Caldinelli | Stars: Taika Waititi, Kate Micucci, Mark McKinney, Rhea Seehorn

Votes: 622

35. Gretel & Hansel (2020)

PG-13 | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

64 Metascore

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

Director: Oz Perkins | Stars: Sophia Lillis, Samuel Leakey, Alice Krige, Jessica De Gouw

Votes: 24,602

36. Zenith (2010)

93 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

A retro-futuristic steam-punk thriller, about two men in two time periods, whose search for the same grand conspiracy leads them to question their own humanity.

Director: Vladan Nikolic | Stars: Peter Scanavino, Jason Robards III, Ana Asensio, Didier Flamand

Votes: 1,006 | Gross: $0.01M

37. Alice in the Cities (1974)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

78 Metascore

A German journalist is saddled with a nine-year-old girl after encountering her mother at a New York airport.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Yella Rottländer, Rüdiger Vogler, Lisa Kreuzer, Edda Köchl

Votes: 10,269

38. Amarcord (1973)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Magali Noël, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia

Votes: 40,084 | Gross: $0.29M

39. L'Atalante (1934)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy.

Director: Jean Vigo | Stars: Dita Parlo, Jean Dasté, Gilles Margaritis, Louis Lefebvre

Votes: 14,574

40. Killing God (2017)

92 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

A story about God visiting four people and tell them all human beings are about to die.

Directors: Caye Casas, Albert Pintó | Stars: Eduardo Antuña, Emilio Gavira, Itziar Castro, Boris Ruiz

Votes: 846

41. Pieles (2017)

TV-MA | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

In a strange world where people share numerous deformities, the same problem we all face challenges each of them: to find someone who accepts you as you are. Sometimes, that means finding yourself first.

Director: Eduardo Casanova | Stars: Ana Polvorosa, Carmen Machi, Macarena Gómez, Candela Peña

Votes: 4,756

42. Day of the Wacko (2002)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

24 hours in the bitter life of a frustrated divorced teacher who stays in the vicious circle of his numerous obsessions.

Director: Marek Koterski | Stars: Marek Kondrat, Janina Traczykówna, Andrzej Grabowski, Michal Koterski

Votes: 9,157

43. Lo (2009)

80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

A man uses a demon to save his girlfriend but the demon has a nefarious plan.

Director: Travis Betz | Stars: Jeremiah Birkett, Sarah Lassez, Ward Roberts, Devin Barry

Votes: 2,524

44. Adam's Apples (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

51 Metascore

A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro, Paprika Steen

Votes: 45,952 | Gross: $0.00M

45. Infinity Chamber (2016)

103 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2