Tag: surrealism

The Dark Backward (1991) 5.8

The Dark Backward (1991)

A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the "comedian" grows a third arm ou...

The Ceremony (1971) 7.3

The Ceremony (1971)

Upon receiving a shocking telegram from his cousin, a man recounts his early life, as a member of a broad family full of dark secrets that slowly reveal themselves through the clan ceremonies.::Samovarkov...

Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971) 7.9

Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971)

An angst-ridden teen dealing with his dysfunctional family hits the streets. The story is inter-cut with various psychedelic, energetic vignettes.::Samovarkov...

Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster (2004) (V) 6.7

Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster (2004) (V)

Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, and the Mystery Inc. crew travel to Scotland on vacation and find themselves unexpectedly tackling their biggest monstrosity ever: the Loch Ness Monster! Does it really exist? Early evidence suggests ...

Donkey Skin (1970) 7

Donkey Skin (1970)

The education of a princess wrapped in a love story. A king and queen live happily until her sudden death. The king decides to marry his lovely daughter. She's willing, but the Lily Fairy serves as a social conscience, i...

Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987) (TV) 7.1

Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987) (TV)

After the death of Shaggy's Uncle Beaureguard, he, Scooby, and Scrappy arrive at his uncle's plantation to collect the inheritance. But as soon as they arrive, they find it is haunted by the ghost of a Confederate soldie...

Asterix and Cleopatra (1968) 7.2

Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)

Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be co...

Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005) (V) 4.2

Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005) (V)

On Homecoming night, Samantha, Gina, and Mindy are having a slumber party at Sam's house due to being black-listed by the sexy football players. Since the dance and game are out of the question, the trio stays up and ent...

Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005) 7.4

Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005)

Edward Elric, the Fullmetal Alchemist, is on the other side of the gate. He has befriended someone who resembles his brother, Al, and has met a gypsy resembling Rose. He finds out that the Germans are planning on opening...

Max Payne (2008) 5.4

Max Payne (2008)

Three years ago, NYPD detective Max Payne's wife and baby were murdered. Max gets himself transferred to the cold case office where he can continue searching for the killer who got away. He's a loner, but two people reac...

Sweet Dreams (1981) 6.8

Sweet Dreams (1981)

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On War (2008) 6.2

On War (2008)

After a freak accident, Burt finds himself locked in a coffin overnight. After surviving the ordeal, he decides to live his life purely for pleasure, but ultimately he finds himself in a bizarre war of the sexes. Starrin...

Mutant Aliens (2001) 6.7

Mutant Aliens (2001)

Marooned by design in a strange asteroid inhabited by bizarre creatures and mind-boggling living biological transmutations, the audacious American astronaut, Earl Jensen, miraculously heads back to Earth and his now grow...

I Married a Strange Person! (1997) 7.1

I Married a Strange Person! (1997)

A newlywed develops a strange lump on his neck that gives him the ability to transform people or objects at will. His wife is very upset. Meanwhile, the CEO of Smilecorp learns of this man and his ability and sees a way ...

Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999) 7

Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999)

After mis-hearing a radio broadcast about Santa canceling his Christmas trip due to an injured reindeer, Olive the dog decides to travel to the North Pole and volunteer to be a replacement. Unfortunately, Olive must deal...

Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993) 7.6

Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)

A Japanese police unit who use giant anthropomorphic robots (called Labors) is caught up in a political struggle between the civilian authorities and the military when a terrorist act is blamed on an Air Force jet. With ...

It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown (1992) 7.1

It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown (1992)

As the holiday season rolls around and all the Peanuts gang are getting ready for it. Whether it be Charlie Brown struggling to raise money for his girlfriend or Sally and Peppermint Patty struggling to rehearse and memo...

A Zed & Two Noughts (1985) 7.4

A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)

Identical twins Oliver and Oswald Deuce lose their wives in a car crash caused by a white swan. The brothers, who are zoologists, become obsessed with the death and decay of animals. They both have a relationship with Al...

Bedtime Stories (2008) 6

Bedtime Stories (2008)

In 1974, Marty Bronson builds the Sunny Vista Motel in Los Angeles, California, with the intention of raising his son Skeeter and his daughter Wendy in the place where he works. However he is not a good businessman and t...

Wild at Heart (1990) 7.2

Wild at Heart (1990)

Lula's psychopathic mother goes crazy at the thought of Lula being with Sailor, who just got free from jail. Ignoring Sailor's probation, they set out for California. However their mother hires a killer to hunt down Sail...

World of Tomorrow (2015) 8.1

World of Tomorrow (2015)

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future....

Doctor Mordrid (1992) 5.6

Doctor Mordrid (1992)

An unspeakable evil has come into our dimension and wants to rule over Earth, and only a mysterious sorceror known as Doctor Mordrid can stop him....

Human Highway (1982) 6

Human Highway (1982)

The new owner of a roadside diner stuck in a town built around an always leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the place to collect insurance. However, an assortment of bizare characters and weird events (such as sp...

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973) 7.7

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973)

Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.::Anonymous...

The Spy Swatter (1967) 6.1

The Spy Swatter (1967)

After a mouse scientist invents a cheese than can strengthen mice to defeat cats, Daffy Duck is ordered to stop Speedy Gonzales before he can deliver the formula.::Russell Christiansen ...

The Other Side of Underneath (1972) 7

The Other Side of Underneath (1972)

Jane Arden's surreal take on a group of females in a therapy session.::quumpher...

Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2006) (V) 7.3

Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2006) (V)

A master of the one-liner with an absurd rambling style, Zach's sharp, resonating humor makes his show at the famed Purple Onion in San Francisco one of the funniest performances in recent comedy.::Anonymous...

Gunsmith Cats (1995) (V) 7.3

Gunsmith Cats (1995) (V)

Rally Vincent and Minnie May Hopkins are just a pair of gun shop owners who do a bit of bounty hunting to make ends meet when a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms agent comes to them. Using the threat of arresting them...

Camille 2000 (1969) 5.8

Camille 2000 (1969)

A child of the sixties sexual revolution, beautiful, sensuous Marguerite is addicted to sex and money. She is kept by a wealthy man, has a string of young lovers and hosts wild orgies in her luxurious villa. When she fal...

Labyrinth (1986) 7.4

Labyrinth (1986)

Teenager Sarah is forced by her father and her stepmother to babysit her baby brother Toby while they are outside home. Toby does not stop crying and Sarah wishes that her stepbrother be taken by the Goblin King Jareth. ...

Aalavandhan (2001) 7.2

Aalavandhan (2001)

The story follows Abhay (Haasan) who has a disturbed childhood and severe mental trauma misunderstands her to be Sister in Law Tejasvini (Raveena Tandon) who is supposed to marry his Army Commando twin brother Major Vija...

Asylum Seekers (2009) 4.8

Asylum Seekers (2009)

Work, family, relationships, deadlines, terrorism, information overload... When modern life is getting crazier and crazier, day by day, who wouldn't think about getting out? Leaving it all behind? Wouldn't that be the on...

Simon of the Desert (1965) 8

Simon of the Desert (1965)

The ascetic Simón believes he is a sinner and decides to self-inflict a sacrifice, living like a hermit on the top of a pedestal in the middle of the desert to be closer to God and resist the temptations of the world. Hi...

The Keep (1983) 5.8

The Keep (1983)

Nazis are sent to guard an old, mysterious fortress in a Romanian pass. One of them mistakenly releases an unknown force trapped within the walls. A mysterious stranger senses this from his home in Greece and travels to ...

Mood Indigo (2013) 6.5

Mood Indigo (2013)

Set in a charmingly surreal Paris, wealthy bachelor Colin spends his time developing his pianocktail (a cocktail-making piano) and devouring otherworldly dishes prepared by his trusty chef Nicolas. When Colin learns that...

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965) 8

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)

In a Carpathian village, Ivan falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of his father's killer. When tragedy befalls her, his grief lasts months; finally he rejoins the colorful life around him, marrying Palagna. She wan...

A Flintstone Family Christmas (1993) 6.8

A Flintstone Family Christmas (1993)

Fred and Wilma try to teach a wayward boy about values.::Anonymous...

Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970) 6.9

Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970)

A group of inhabitants of a correctional colony for people of small stature raises a riot against the local order. Tired of adhering to the many rules that require good behavior from them, they decide to become bad. Thei...

Un Chien Andalou (1929) 7.7

Un Chien Andalou (1929)

In a surrealistic film with input from Salvador Dalí, director Luis Buñuel presents stark, surrealistic images including the slitting open of a woman's eye and a dead horse being pulled along on top of a piano. A mysteri...

Darkness in Tenement 45 (2020) -

Darkness in Tenement 45 (2020)

Sixteen-year-old Joanna has been living with her overbearing Aunt Martha in a low-income NYC tenement building ever since a violent outburst left her fighting a feeling she can only describe as the "darkness." Little did...