Most Popular Absurd Movies and TV Shows
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1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Votes: 466,631 | Gross: $1.23M
2. Time Bandits (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.
Votes: 54,012 | Gross: $42.37M
7. 5 Headed Shark Attack (2017 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Shaped like a demented starfish, a monster 5-headed shark terrorizes the open ocean before invading the beaches of Puerto Rico, endangering the once peaceful island paradise.
8. Too Many Cooks (2014 TV Short)
TV-MA | 11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
A series of montages that parodies the introductory title sequences of generic 70s, 80s and 90s TV shows of various genres slowly turns into an absurdist meta slasher and then the parody becomes even weirder.
10. Dickshark (2016)
200 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A romantic couple get more than they expected after the husband's experiments with penis-enlargement cream go awry. Wait, this is not a porn story. Rather, it is an absurd science-fiction ... See full summary »
11. The Milky Way (1969)
M/PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
13. Rundfunk (2015– )
30 min | Comedy
Rundfunk is an absurd, horrendously funny and shamelessly politically incorrect high school comedy about two best friends, Tim and Erik, who spend their time trying to do as little as possible during their final year at high school.
15. Simon of the Desert (1965)
Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him to come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him.
16. A Town Called Panic (2009)
Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Cowboy and Indian's only wish was to come up with a brilliant idea for Mr Horse's birthday, but when their plan ends up in utter disaster, they'll need to travel the world and back to make things right again.
Votes: 7,034 | Gross: $0.17M
X | 107 min | Comedy, Musical
Heironymus Merkin screens an autobiographical movie of his life, growth and moral decay.
19. Buffet Froid (1979)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
Black comedy about solitude and the dehumanization of the modern world, through the adventures of three men. First introduced is Alphonse Tram, an unemployed young man. His only neighbour ... See full summary »
20. Call Me Bwana (1963)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy
A returning moon capsule with vital information goes off-course and lands in Africa, where the little-known Ekele tribesmen find it. Washington orders African expert, Matthew Merriwether - ... See full summary »
21. Baba Yaga (1973)
74 min | Family, Fantasy
A long time ago a splendid deer with golden antlers lived in the woods, always protecting the poor and weak and disdaining evil. In a little village nearby the woods widow Yevdokya lived ... See full summary »
23. Dark Horse (2005)
Unrated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young man spurs romance and helps his friend and himself go through times and struggles of their ordinary life in Denmark.
24. Hydrozagadka (1971 TV Movie)
70 min | Comedy, Mystery
Warsaw is mysteriously running out of water during the summer heat wave. This mystery can only be solved by a Polish superhero whose name is As.
25. The Man Without a Map (1968)
118 min | Mystery
A private detective is hired to find a missing man by his wife. Contradictory evidence and the lack of clues soon render the case as virtually unsolvable, as the detective grows more and more frustrated.
27. Gospel According to Harry (1994)
82 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
The film is a biblical soap-opera whose action unfolds in the Californian desert. Karen and Wes's marriage is crumbling apart - like a sandcastle. Karen can't even make love to her husband ... See full summary »
28. Tuvalu (1999)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a desolate and colorless landscape stands a dilapidated bathhouse run by a puffed-up blind man, his long-suffering wife, and their son Anton, who does all the work. He's lonely and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,470 | Gross: $0.41M
29. Happy End (1967)
71 min | Comedy, Crime
A dark comedy about a murder and its consequences presented in a backwards manner, where death is actually a rebirth. The film starts with an "execution" of the main protagonist and goes ... See full summary »
30. 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 »
31. How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)
96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But ... See full summary »
32. Accumulator 1 (1994)
102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
In this movie, TV sets are full of life. If a person is in TV (e.g. because it was filmed on the street) it has a double that's right in the TV set. This double needs energy from the true ... See full summary »
34. Bread and Circus (2003 Video)
Not Rated | 75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
One man's courage and will to break loose from the system, and the ability of one individual to bring down the kingdom.
35. St. Agatha (2014)
Feminist tragicomedy, 48 hours in the life of a woman in modern New York. This story is about an ordinary woman, who works in local bakery. Our heroine is constantly searching for love, for... See full summary »
36. The End of Agent W4C (1967)
87 min | Comedy
The invincible agent Cyril Juan Borguette alias W4C (Jan Kacer) has been assigned a mission to go to a hotel in Prague, get hold of a saltcellar with a plan for the military exploitation of... See full summary »
38. Symphony No. 42 (2014)
10 min | Animation, Short, Mystery
Forty-seven brief but vivid vignettes about the paradoxical nature of our world, seamlessly intertwine perplexing scenes of poetical absurdism with the ironic, the grotesque, and the beautiful. Is this the symphony of life?
Director: Réka Bucsi
40. Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight (1975)
85 min | Comedy
An experimental, ludicrous, plotless, absurd, surreal comedy. It is seemingly intentionally impossible to understand. It leaps from scene to scene, world to world, with recurring names and ... See full summary »
41. My Wrongs 8245-8249 and 117 (2002)
12 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Disaster after disaster, an already frail man descends into madness after his talking dog announces that he is actually his defence lawyer.
42. 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 »
43. Animal World (2018)
71 min | Comedy, Drama
In the spring of 2017, after finishing the documentary Animal World, the independent filmmaker Ouyang Dong turned his camera to a foreign woman, Mary, played by an inflatable doll who was ... See full summary »
15 min | Short
Four guys break into an old castle and find uniforms and military equipment. They then prepare to defend it from an imaginary enemy.
47. Korte Kuitspier (2019)
13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Short Calf Muscle is an absurdist black comedy about Anders. And Anders is different. But he doesn't know that. Yes, he's also gay, but that's not the point here. There is also this thing that others see but he doesn't.
50. See You in Hell, Friends (1970)
73 min | Drama, Mystery
As a car full of an assortment of characters rolls down an embankment and bursts into flames, the old driver says "See You in Hell, Friends." The relations between the characters are shown ... See full summary »