Weirdest Movies On Netflix

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Weirdest Movies On Netflix

For Weirdest Movies On Netflix, there are so many creators exploring this idea. Here are 25 of the best ones.

Fight Club (1999)

Fight Club
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier
Rated R

Fight Club is a 1999 film directed by David Fincher, based on the 1996 novel by Chuck Palahniuk. The film follows the story of an unnamed narrator (Edward Norton) who is suffering from insomnia, and forms a secret club with a mysterious man named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt). Members of the Fight Club engage in underground, bare-knuckle fighting matches, which gradually evolve into an underground anti-consumerist and anarchist movement. As the narrator grows closer to Tyler, he begins to come apart at the seams and struggle with his own identity and sanity. Along the way, the narrator comes to learn that the only way to truly find himself and take control of his life is to completely let go of everything he has.

Amélie (2001)

Amélie
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta
Rated R

Amélie is a 2001 French romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The story follows Amélie Poulain, a shy and imaginative girl who lives in a Montmartre neighborhood of Paris. Amélie discovers a hidden treasure belonging to a former occupant of her apartment and decides to explore the city of Paris in search of a way to make others happy. Along the way, she meets a variety of offbeat characters, including Nino Quincampoix, a shy but passionate artist. She discovers true love in the form of a man named Mathieu, and ultimately finds her own happiness. The film is filled with imaginative visuals, quirky comedy and a heartwarming story of love and self-discovery.

The Truman Show (1998)

The Truman Show
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Peter Weir, starring Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich
Rated PG

The Truman Show stars Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, an unsuspecting man who has unknowingly been the star of a 24-hour-a-day television show his entire life. He lives in Seahaven, a giant set built to look like a small town, and is watched by an audience of millions of people around the world. Truman's life is perfect and his friends and family seem to care for him, but everything is not as it seems. He begins to notice strange occurrences and eventually discovers that his entire life is being broadcast on television and that nothing is real. With the help of his best friend and an unexpected ally, Truman must find a way to break free from his manufactured world and discover the truth.

Fargo (1996)

Fargo
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, starring William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare
Rated R

Fargo is a 1996 American black comedy crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars Frances McDormand as a pregnant police chief in rural Minnesota trying to solve a series of homicides, including a local crime family's links to a failed heist involving a ne'er-do-well car salesman (William H. Macy). The Coens' darkly comic script and McDormand's performance earned the film numerous awards and accolades, including seven Academy Award nominations. At the 69th Academy Awards, the film won two Oscars: Best Original Screenplay for the Coens, and Best Actress for McDormand.

12 Monkeys (1995)

12 Monkeys
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Terry Gilliam, starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito
Rated R

12 Monkeys (1995) is a science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt. The film takes place in a future post-apocalyptic world where a virus has wiped out most of the human population. A convict, James Cole (Willis), is sent back in time to find the source of the virus and stop it before it can spread. Along the way, he meets a mentally-unstable scientist, Dr. Kathryn Railly (Madeleine Stowe), and a mentally-ill mental patient, Jeffrey Goines (Pitt). Together, they must try to unravel the mystery of the virus and prevent its spread. The film is a thrilling exploration of time travel and the consequences of tampering with the past.

Donnie Darko (2001)

Donnie Darko
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Richard Kelly, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne
Rated R

Donnie Darko follows the story of a troubled teenager (Donnie Darko) living in suburban Virginia in 1988. After a bizarre encounter with a mysterious figure in a rabbit costume, Donnie is plagued by visions of a doomsday and learns of a parallel universe called "Tangent Space". With the help of a psychiatrist, Donnie begins to unravel the mysteries of his life, while struggling to stay sane. As he investigates further, Donnie encounters a variety of strange and supernatural events; including time travel, alternate timelines, and a possible apocalypse. Ultimately, Donnie is forced to confront his own destiny and the ultimate truth of his existence.

Big Fish (2003)

Big Fish
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange
Rated PG-13

Big Fish is a 2003 fantasy drama film directed by Tim Burton. The movie follows the life of Edward Bloom, a man whose extraordinary, larger-than-life stories captivate all who hear them. As his son Will (played by Billy Crudup) grows up, he begins to doubt his father's fantastic tales. When Edward (Albert Finney) becomes ill, Will embarks on an adventure to make sense of his father's life and finally discover the truth behind his father's many stories. Along the way, he meets a cast of eccentric characters that help him to learn more about his father and himself. Big Fish is a heartwarming story of family, love, and redemption that celebrates the power of imagination.

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Edward Scissorhands
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall
Rated PG-13

Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as an artificial man named Edward, an unfinished creation who has scissor blades instead of hands. After Edward is discovered and taken in by a suburban family, he struggles to fit in and come to terms with his strange appearance. Throughout the film, he experiences both kindness and cruelty from his newfound peers, as well as a love story with a lonely Avon saleswoman. Ultimately, Edward must decide whether to stay with the family that accepted him or leave and return to his unfinished castle in the sky. The film is a modern-day fairytale that explores themes of love, acceptance, and loneliness.

Harold and Maude (1971)

Harold and Maude
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Hal Ashby, starring Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack
Rated PG

Harold and Maude is a 1971 black comedy film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort. The film tells the story of the unlikely relationship between Harold, a young man in his early twenties, and Maude, a free-spirited elderly lady. Through their friendship, Harold finds love, purpose and meaning in his life. Maude teaches Harold to embrace life and find joy in the present, no matter what life throws his way. Harold and Maude's story is both humorous and heart-warming, and offers an unconventional view of life, death, and the power of love.

The Fall (2006)

The Fall
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Tarsem Singh, starring Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru, Justine Waddell, Kim Uylenbroek
Rated R

The Fall is a 2006 fantasy film directed by Tarsem Singh. The story follows a hospitalized stuntman (Lee Pace) who befriends a young girl (Catinca Untaru), spinning her a fantastical tale of love, romance, betrayal and revenge set against a mystical backdrop of exotic locales. Throughout the movie, the stuntman and the girl's stories become intertwined, leading to a thrilling climax. Along the way, the stuntman discovers the power of friendship and the courage to face his inner demons. At the end, he finds the hope and strength he needs to reclaim his life.

Mr. Nobody (2009)

Mr. Nobody
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Jaco Van Dormael, starring Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh-Dan Pham
Rated R

Mr. Nobody is a 2009 science fiction drama film written and directed by Jaco Van Dormael. The film follows Nemo Nobody, a 118-year-old man, who is the last mortal human being in a world where all other humans have become immortal. Nemo is the sole survivor of a car accident that occurred when he was a child and is now struggling to make sense of the choices he has made in his life. He reflects on his life and the choices he has made, using his imagination to explore the infinite possibilities of his life. Along the way, Nemo becomes aware of his own mortality and the consequences of his actions. The film follows Nemo's various stories from different points in his life, exploring how his decisions affect his future. By the end of the film, Nemo is forced to confront his mortality and the choices he has made, ultimately realizing that the choices he makes in life can define who he is.

The Best Offer (2013)

The Best Offer
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Giuseppe Tornatore, starring Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks, Donald Sutherland
Rated R

The Best Offer is a romantic mystery drama set in Italy, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. The film follows the life of Virgil Oldman (Geoffrey Rush), an aging and eccentric yet highly successful art dealer who is approached by a young heiress, Claire (Sylvia Hoeks), to buy her family’s collection of antiques. Despite his misgivings, Oldman soon falls in love with Claire, eventually discovering her troubled past and her ulterior motives for selling off her family’s heirlooms. As the plot thickens and reveals hidden secrets, the story takes unexpected turns and culminates in a thrilling finale. This stylish and captivating film is an engrossing experience that will leave viewers guessing until the very end.

Delicatessen (1991)

Delicatessen
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech, Jean-Claude Dreyfus
Rated R

Delicatessen is a darkly humorous post-apocalyptic French comedy-drama directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Set in a dilapidated apartment complex, it follows the plight of Clapet, a butcher and landlord who uses his tenants to supply the meat for his delicatessen. When Clapet's daughter falls in love with the latest tenant Louison, Clapet plots to get rid of him. Meanwhile, a group of underground revolutionaries are plotting to overthrow Clapet and his delicatessen. The film is filled with bizarre characters and surreal visuals and is often cited as a classic of its genre.

Dark City (1998)

Dark City
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alex Proyas, starring Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt
Rated R

Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Rufus Sewell, William Hurt, and Kiefer Sutherland. The film follows John Murdoch, an amnesiac man who discovers he is wanted for a series of gruesome murders. As he attempts to uncover his true identity, he soon realizes that he is a pawn in a much larger battle between forces of light and darkness. With the help of a mysterious psychiatrist and two other mysterious figures, he must determine which side of the battle he is on and how to protect himself and the people he cares about. Along the way, he learns the truth about the city he inhabits—it is actually a living organism, and its inhabitants' memories and experiences are being manipulated by a group of aliens known as the Strangers.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin
Rated R

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's 1971 novel of the same name. Directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam and Tony Grisoni, it stars Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. The story follows Duke and Gonzo's journey to Las Vegas as they cover a drug-fueled road trip. Along the way, they experience a series of bizarre and often dangerous situations, including a run-in with a police officer, a drug-induced hallucination, and a search for the American Dream. The film is an absurdist exploration of drug culture and the counterculture of the time. It is a wild, frenzied, and sometimes chaotic journey that demonstrates the power of drug-induced freedom and the dangers that come with excess.

The City of Lost Children (1995)

The City of Lost Children
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith Vittet, Dominique Pinon
Rated R

The City of Lost Children is a 1995 French fantasy-drama film directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The film follows Krank, a mad scientist who is unable to dream, as he kidnaps children to steal their dreams. In response, a former circus strongman named One teams up with a young orphan girl named Miette to rescue the children. Along the way, they must contend with Krank's loyal henchmen and an array of bizarre characters. The City of Lost Children is notable for its surreal visuals and strong performances, as well as its darkly whimsical atmosphere. It is a cult classic and has been ranked one of the best films of the 1990s.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Tom Tykwer, starring Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman, Francesc Albiol
Rated R

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer tells the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), a genius perfumer with a superhuman sense of smell. Born in the slums of 18th century Paris, he uses his talent to create the world's finest perfumes, but his ambitions leave him feeling empty and unfulfilled. In a desperate attempt to capture the perfect scent, he embarks on a murderous quest that leads him from the lowest classes to the highest levels of society. Along the way, he develops a unique connection with a mysterious woman (Rachel Hurd-Wood) and discovers the secret to creating a scent that will captivate and enslave all who smell it.

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Eyes Wide Shut
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Kubrick, starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd Field, Sydney Pollack
Rated R

Eyes Wide Shut is a psychological drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick. It stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman as a married couple, Dr. Bill and Alice Harford. After a night of intense discussion about their marriage and fidelity, Alice reveals to Bill that she has considered an affair with another man. Bill goes out for an evening of sexual exploration in an effort to come to terms with his emotions. During his journey, he comes across a secret society of wealthy, influential individuals involved in illicit activities, and discovers the lengths to which some people will go to satisfy their desires. Bill eventually comes face-to-face with the consequences of his own journey and is forced to confront his fears and confront his own feelings about fidelity, marriage, and mortality.

Beetlejuice (1988)

Beetlejuice
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe
Rated PG

Beetlejuice is a 1988 supernatural comedy film directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Winona Ryder, and Jeffrey Jones. After the unexpected death of a married couple, their home is eventually taken over by a rude and obnoxious family from the city. The deceased couple enlist the help of a mischievous spirit named Beetlejuice to help them reclaim their home. Beetlejuice's outrageous behavior causes chaos in the house and town, but ultimately his antics prove successful in helping the couple retake what is rightfully theirs.

Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

Lars and the Real Girl
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Craig Gillespie, starring Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, R.D. Reid
Rated PG-13

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Heavenly Creatures
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent
Rated R

I Origins (2014)

I Origins
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Mike Cahill, starring Michael Pitt, Steven Yeun, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Brit Marling
Rated R

The Shape of Water (2017)

The Shape of Water
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Guillermo del Toro, starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones
Rated R

Natural Born Killers (1994)

Natural Born Killers
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Rodney Dangerfield
Rated R

My First Mister (2001)

My First Mister
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Christine Lahti, starring Albert Brooks, Leelee Sobieski, Rutanya Alda, Natasha Braisewell
Rated R

 



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