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The Best Movies About Existentialism

Best Existentialist Movies

“What are the best movies about Existentialism?” We looked at 321 of the top Existentialist films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 30 films, all appearing on 3 or more “Best Existential” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 275+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

For more of the best Existentialist media, check out our sister website, Book Scrolling, for the Best Existentialist Books Of All-Time!



Top 30 Existentialist Movies



30 .) About Schmidt (2002)

 About Schmidt (2002) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenge

66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He’s not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys him, and he disapproves of the man his daughter is about to marry. When his wife suddenly dies, he sets out to postpone the imminent marriage of his daughter to a man he doesn’t like, while coping with discoveries about his late wife and himself in the process.

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29 .) Birdman (2014)

 Birdman (2014) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • List Challenge
  • The Cinemaholic

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

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28 .) Broken Flowers (2005)

 Broken Flowers (2005) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Taste Of Cinema

As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

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27 .) Dark City (1998)

 Dark City (1998) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • Live Learn Evolve
  • Ranker

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.

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26 .) No Country for Old Men (2007)

 No Country for Old Men (2007) Lists It Appears On:

  • Illusion
  • IMDB
  • Taste Of Cinema

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

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25 .) Requiem for a Dream (2000)

 Requiem for a Dream (2000) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

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24 .) Solaris (1971)

 Solaris (1971) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB 2
  • Live Learn Evolve
  • Philosophy In Film

A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.

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23 .) Taxi Driver (1976)

 Taxi Driver (1976) Lists It Appears On:

  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • The Cinemaholic

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

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22 .) The Man from Earth (2007)

 The Man from Earth (2007) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

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21 .) The Matrix (1999)

 The Matrix (1999) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

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20 .) The Thin Red Line (1998)

 The Thin Red Line (1998) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived. A powerful frontline cast – including Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson and George Clooney – explodes into action in this hauntingly realistic view of military and moral chaos in the Pacific during World War II.

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19 .) American Beauty (1999)

 American Beauty (1999) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenge
  • Ranker

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter’s attractive friend.

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18 .) Apocalypse Now (1979)

 Apocalypse Now (1979) Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, “does not exist, nor will it ever exist.” His goal is to locate – and eliminate – a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

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17 .) Being John Malkovich (1999)

 Being John Malkovich (1999) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • Illusion
  • List Challenge
  • Ranker

Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters it’s mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

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16 .) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • The Odyssey Online

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

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15 .) I Heart Huckabees (2004)

 I Heart Huckabees (2004) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB
  • Live Learn Evolve
  • Philosophy In Film

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

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14 .) Ikiru (1952)

 Ikiru (1952) Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • Fractal Enlightenment
  • IMDB 2
  • Taste Of Cinema

Kanji Watanabe is a middle-aged man who has worked in the same monotonous bureaucratic position for decades. Learning he has cancer, he starts to look for the meaning of his life.

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13 .) Into the Wild (2007)

 Into the Wild (2007) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

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12 .) Modern Times (1936)

 Modern Times (1936) Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • Fractal Enlightenment
  • MUBI
  • Taste Of Cinema

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

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11 .) Stalker (1979)

 Stalker (1979) Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • IMDB 2
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded desires are granted.

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10 .) Synecdoche, New York (2008)

 Synecdoche, New York (2008) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenge
  • The Cinemaholic

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

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9 .) The Tree of Life (2011)

 The Tree of Life (2011) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • The Cinemaholic

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.

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8 .) Blade Runner

 Blade Runner Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • Live Learn Evolve
  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

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7 .) Mr. Nobody (2009)

 Mr. Nobody (2009) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • Illusion
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker

Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.

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6 .) The Truman Show (1998)

 The Truman Show (1998) Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • Fractal Enlightenment
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenge
  • Ranker

Truman Burbank is the star of “The Truman Show”, a 24-hour-a-day “reality” TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life — live and in color — without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows — including his wife and his best friend — is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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5 .) Waking Life (2001)

 Waking Life (2001) Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • Fractal Enlightenment
  • IMDB 2
  • Live Learn Evolve
  • Ranker

Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our relationships with others, and the meaning of life.

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4 .) Fight Club (1999)

 Fight Club (1999) Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB 2
  • Live Learn Evolve
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground “fight clubs” forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

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3 .) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • Illusion
  • IMDB 2
  • MUBI
  • Philosophy In Film
  • The Cinemaholic

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world’s most advanced super computer.

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2 .) Groundhog Day (1993)

 Groundhog Day (1993) Lists It Appears On:

  • Existentialism Info
  • Fractal Enlightenment 2
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenge
  • Live Learn Evolve
  • Ranker

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

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1 .) The Seventh Seal (1957)

 The Seventh Seal (1957) Lists It Appears On:

  • Fractal Enlightenment
  • Illusion
  • IMDB 2
  • Philosophy In Film
  • Ranker
  • The Cinemaholic

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.

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The 275+ Additional Best Movies About Existentialism



 

# Movies Lists
(Films Appear On 2 Lists Each)
31 50/50 (2011) IMDB 2
List Challenge
32 A Clockwork Orange (1971) Fractal Enlightenment 2
IMDB 2
33 A Scanner Darkly (2006) Fractal Enlightenment 2
Live Learn Evolve
34 Anomalisa (2015) IMDB
Philosophy In Film
35 Another Earth (2011) IMDB
Ranker
36 As Good as It Gets (1997) IMDB 2
List Challenge
37 Before Midnight (2013) IMDB
IMDB 2
38 Before Sunset (2004) IMDB
IMDB 2
39 Brazil (1985) List Challenge
Ranker
40 Cloud Atlas (2012) Fractal Enlightenment 2
IMDB
41 Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) IMDB 2
List Challenge
42 Donnie Darko (2001) Fractal Enlightenment 2
Ranker
43 Drive (2011) IMDB
Ranker
44 Easy Rider Existentialism Info
Taste Of Cinema
45 Enter the Void (2009) IMDB
Ranker
46 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) IMDB 2
List Challenge
47 Garden State (2004) IMDB
IMDB 2
48 Good Will Hunting (1997) IMDB 2
Ranker
49 Harold and Maude (1971) List Challenge
Ranker
50 Inside Out (2015) IMDB
List Challenge
51 It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2012) Fractal Enlightenment 2
Illusion
52 Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) IMDB 2
MUBI
53 Juno (2007) List Challenge
The Odyssey Online
54 Life of Pi (2012) IMDB
IMDB 2
55 Little Miss Sunshine (2006) IMDB 2
List Challenge
56 Lost in Translation (2003) Fractal Enlightenment 2
IMDB 2
57 Mulholland Drive (2001) Fractal Enlightenment 2
Illusion
58 My Dinner with Andre (1981) Fractal Enlightenment 2
IMDB 2
59 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) Fractal Enlightenment 2
Ranker
60 Ordinary People (1980) IMDB 2
Ranker
61 Peaceful Warrior (2006) Fractal Enlightenment 2
IMDB 2
62 Persona (1966) MUBI
The Cinemaholic
63 Poetry (2010) IMDB
IMDB 2
64 The 400 Blows MUBI
Philosophy In Film
65 The Big Lebowski Philosophy In Film
Ranker
66 The Breakfast Club (1985) List Challenge
Ranker
67 The Elephant Man (1980) Fractal Enlightenment 2
MUBI
68 The Fountain (2006) Fractal Enlightenment 2
IMDB
69 The Graduate (1967) IMDB 2
List Challenge
70 The Great Gatsby (2013) IMDB 2
Ranker
71 The Master (2012) IMDB
IMDB 2
72 The Straight Story Ranker
Taste Of Cinema
73 The Wages of Fear MUBI
Ranker
74 Things to Come (2016) IMDB
Philosophy In Film
75 Wild Strawberries (1957) IMDB 2
Philosophy In Film
76 Wings of Desire (1987) Fractal Enlightenment
IMDB 2
(Films Appear On 1 Lists Each)
77 25th Hour (2002) IMDB 2
78 A Coffee in Berlin (2012) IMDB 2
79 A Ghost Story (2017) IMDB
80 A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014) IMDB
81 A Serious Man (2009) IMDB
82 A Single Man (2009) IMDB
83 A Streetcar Named Desire MUBI
84 About Elly (2009) IMDB
85 Aguirre, the Wrath of God Ranker
86 Alice in Wonderland (1951) IMDB 2
87 All Is Lost (2013) IMDB
88 Amadeus MUBI
89 American History X Ranker
90 American Psycho (2000) IMDB 2
91 Amour (2012) IMDB
92 An Education (2009) IMDB
93 Anatomy of a Murder MUBI
94 Antichrist Illusion
95 Autumn Sonata (1978) IMDB 2
96 Back to the Future (1985) List Challenge
97 Badlands Ranker
98 Battleship Potemkin MUBI
99 Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) IMDB
100 Before Sunrise (1995) IMDB 2
101 Being There (1979) IMDB 2
102 Bergman Island (2004 TV Movie) IMDB 2
103 Bicycle Thieves MUBI
104 Big Fish (2003) IMDB 2
105 Birdman of Alcatraz MUBI
106 Black Swan (2010) IMDB
107 Blade Runner 2049 (2017) IMDB
108 Boyhood (I) (2014) IMDB
109 Braveheart (1995) Fractal Enlightenment 2
110 Café de Flore (2011) IMDB 2
111 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof MUBI
112 Children of Men (2006) IMDB
113 Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) IMDB 2
114 Columbus (2017) IMDB
115 Dazed and Confused The Odyssey Online
116 Dead Poets Society (1989) IMDB 2
117 Defending Your Life (1991) Fractal Enlightenment 2
118 Departures (2008) IMDB
119 Detachment (2012) Fractal Enlightenment 2
120 Dog Day Afternoon MUBI
121 Don Juan DelMarco (1995) Fractal Enlightenment 2
122 Don’t Look Now (1973) EW
123 Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb The Odyssey Online
124 Dreams (1990) Fractal Enlightenment 2
125 Eastern Plays (2009) IMDB
126 Easy Rider: The Ride Back Ranker
127 El Topo Ranker
128 Empties (2007) IMDB
129 Equilibrium (2002) Fractal Enlightenment 2
130 Eraserhead (1977) IMDB 2
131 Ex Machina (2014) IMDB
132 Examined Life (2008) IMDB 2
133 Fantastic Mr The Odyssey Online
134 Far from Men (2014) IMDB
135 Fargo Ranker
136 Faust (III) (2011) IMDB
137 Flight from Death: The Quest for Immortality (2003 TV Movie) IMDB 2
138 Gaslight MUBI
139 Gattaca Live Learn Evolve
140 Ghost World (2001) List Challenge
141 Girl, Interrupted Ranker
142 Gone with the Wind MUBI
143 Gosford Park MUBI
144 Grand Illusion MUBI
145 Grizzly Man (2005) IMDB 2
146 Güeros (2014) IMDB
147 Heal the Living (2016) IMDB
148 Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014) Fractal Enlightenment 2
149 High Noon MUBI
150 Hobson’s Choice (1954) IMDB 2
151 Hotel Salvation (2016) IMDB
152 Human Planet (2011) IMDB 2
153 I’m Not There IMDB
154 Ida (2013) IMDB
155 Incendies (2010) IMDB
156 Indignation (2016) IMDB
157 Inland Empire (2006) EW
158 Inside (2012) IMDB
159 Interstellar (2014) IMDB
160 Irrational Man (2015) IMDB
161 It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) IMDB 2
162 Jacob’s Ladder (1990) Fractal Enlightenment 2
163 Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) IMDB 2
164 Knight of Cups (2015) IMDB
165 Koyaanisqatsi (1982) IMDB 2
166 L’avventura MUBI
167 Last Tango in Paris MUBI
168 Last Year at Marienbad (1961) IMDB 2
169 Le Cercle Rouge Taste Of Cinema
170 Le Quattro Volte (2010) IMDB
171 Leviathan (2014) IMDB
172 Life in a Day (2011) IMDB 2
173 Like Stars on Earth (2007) IMDB 2
174 Lord of the flies (1963) Fractal Enlightenment
175 Louise en hiver (2016) IMDB
176 Lucky (2017) IMDB
177 M MUBI
178 Martin (1976) EW
179 Mary and Max (2009) IMDB
180 Melancholia (2011) IMDB
181 Memento Ranker
182 Mia Madre (2015) IMDB
183 Miller’s Crossing MUBI
184 Mindwalk (1990) Fractal Enlightenment 2
185 Mood Indigo (2013) IMDB
186 Moon (2009) IMDB
187 Mountains May Depart (2015) IMDB
188 My Happy Family (2017) IMDB
189 Night and Fog (1956) IMDB 2
190 Nights of Cabiria MUBI
191 Of Gods and Men (2010) IMDB
192 Omnibus (1967–2003) Episode: Syd Barrett: Crazy Diamond (2001) IMDB 2
193 On Body and Soul (2017) IMDB
194 On the Beach at Night Alone (2017) IMDB
195 Once Upon a Time in the West MUBI
196 Orpheus Ranker
197 Oslo, August 31st (2011) IMDB
198 Paterson (2016) IMDB
199 Paths of Glory (1957) IMDB 2
200 Phantom (II) (2013) IMDB
201 Pi (1998) Fractal Enlightenment 2
202 Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982) IMDB 2
203 Playtime (1967) Fractal Enlightenment 2
204 Predestination (I) (2014) IMDB
205 Primer (2004) Fractal Enlightenment 2
206 Rashomon Live Learn Evolve
207 Revolutionary Road (2008) IMDB 2
208 Ride in the Whirlwind Taste Of Cinema
209 Rosemary’s Baby MUBI
210 Safe (1995) EW
211 Sans Soleil (1983) IMDB 2
212 Scent of a Woman (1992) IMDB 2
213 Seven Samurai Ranker
214 Shame Taste Of Cinema
215 Ship of Theseus (2012) IMDB
216 Shutter Island (2010) IMDB
217 Sideways (2004) IMDB
218 Sieranevada (2016) IMDB
219 Silence (I) (2016) IMDB
220 Simon (2004) IMDB 2
221 Slacker (1991) Fractal Enlightenment
222 Slipstream (2007) IMDB 2
223 Solaris (2002) Fractal Enlightenment 2
224 Some Like It Hot MUBI
225 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003) The Cinemaholic
226 Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001) IMDB 2
227 Stranger than Fiction Ranker
228 Stroszek Ranker
229 Take Shelter (2011) IMDB
230 That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) IMDB 2
231 The Assassin MUBI
232 The Believer (2001) Fractal Enlightenment 2
233 The Best Years of Our Lives MUBI
234 The Bicycle Thieves Philosophy In Film
235 The Big Sleep MUBI
236 The Birth of a Nation MUBI
237 The Bothersome Man (2006) IMDB 2
238 The Bridge on the River Kwai MUBI
239 The Bucket List (2007) IMDB 2
240 The Butterfly Effect (2004) IMDB 2
241 The Celestine Prophecy (2006) Fractal Enlightenment 2
242 The Dark Knight (2008) IMDB
243 The Day My God Died (2003) IMDB 2
244 The Double (2013) IMDB
245 The Driver Taste Of Cinema
246 The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) IMDB 2
247 The First Man (2011) IMDB
248 The French Connection MUBI
249 The Godfather MUBI
250 The Great Escape MUBI
251 The Intouchables (2011) IMDB 2
252 The Karamazov Brothers (2008) IMDB
253 The Killers Taste Of Cinema
254 The Last Laugh Taste Of Cinema
255 The Last Picture Show (1971) IMDB 2
256 The Legend of 1900 (1998) Fractal Enlightenment 2
257 The Lobster (2015) Fractal Enlightenment 2
258 The Man Who Planted Trees (1987) IMDB 2
259 The Mechanic Taste Of Cinema
260 The New World (2005) IMDB
261 The Old Man and the Sea (1958) IMDB 2
262 The Passenger (1975) Fractal Enlightenment
263 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) IMDB 2
264 The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) IMDB
265 The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) IMDB 2
266 The Quiet Earth (1985) IMDB 2
267 The Razors Edge (1984) Fractal Enlightenment 2
268 The Red Balloon (1956) IMDB 2
269 The Red Shoes MUBI
270 The Red Turtle (2016) IMDB
271 The Return (2003) IMDB 2
272 The Sea Inside (I) (2004) IMDB
273 The Searchers MUBI
274 The Seven Year Itch (1955) List Challenge
275 The Shawshank Redemption Ranker
276 The Shift (2009 Video) IMDB 2
277 The Sound of Music MUBI
278 The Swimmer Taste Of Cinema
279 The Thin Yellow Line (2015) IMDB
280 The Tragedy of Man (2011) IMDB
281 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre MUBI
282 The Trial Taste Of Cinema
283 The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) IMDB 2
284 The Vanishing (1988) EW
285 The Wave (2008) IMDB 2
286 The Wrestler (2008) IMDB
287 The Zero Theorem (2013) IMDB
288 There Will Be Blood (2007) IMDB
289 This Is England (2006) IMDB 2
290 Time Bandits Ranker
291 To Be or Not to Be MUBI
292 To Live Ranker
293 To Rome with Love (2012) IMDB 2
294 Tokyo Story MUBI
295 Touch of Evil MUBI
296 Touching the Void (2003) IMDB 2
297 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard (2006) IMDB 2
298 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) IMDB
299 Under the Skin Ranker
300 Unforgiven MUBI
301 Upstream Color Illusion
302 Vanishing Point Ranker
303 Vera Drake (2004) IMDB
304 Vertigo Ranker
305 Viridiana MUBI
306 Walk the Line (2005) IMDB 2
307 Waltz with Bashir (2008) IMDB
308 We Need to Talk About Kevin Illusion
309 Werckmeister Harmonie (2000) Fractal Enlightenment 2
310 What Dreams May Come (1998) Fractal Enlightenment 2
311 What Maisie Knew (2012) IMDB
312 What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004) IMDB 2
313 When Nietzsche Wept (2007) Fractal Enlightenment 2
314 White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007) IMDB 2
315 Wild (I) (2016) IMDB
316 Winter light (1963) Fractal Enlightenment
317 Winter Sleep (2014) IMDB
318 Wit (2001) Fractal Enlightenment 2
319 Yojimbo MUBI
320 You, the Living (2007) IMDB
321 Zama (2017) IMDB


15 Best Existentialist Film Sources/Lists



Source Article
EW 5 great existential horror movies | EW.com
Existentialism Info Existential Movies – 10 of The Best – ExistentialismInfo.com
Fractal Enlightenment 10 Existential Movies You Must Watch – Fractal Enlightenment
Fractal Enlightenment 2 50 Existential Movies You Might Have Recommended
Illusion Terrible, Beautiful Life: 10 Movies That Will Provoke Existential Angst …
IMDB EXISTENTIAL FILMS – IMDb
IMDB 2 My Favourite Existential Movies – IMDb
List Challenge 21 Best Existential Comedy Movies – How many have you seen?
Live Learn Evolve I watch therefore I am: 10 of the Best Philosophical Films | Live Learn …
MUBI 500 EXISTENTIAL FILMS – Movies List on MUBI
Philosophy In Film 10 Existential Films for Philosophy Students | Philosophy in Film
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