7 Strange Movies That Are Unsettling and Weird in a Good Way

Everything Everywhere All at Once is an absurdist comedy-drama about a Chinese-American immigrant who must connect with parallel world versions of herself to stop a strong creature from destroying the universe.

Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Malkovich plays himself in Being John Malkovich, a surrealist dream comedy. A puppeteer finds a way inside Malkovich's head, where much of the film takes place. After letting others through, the puppeteer profits.

Being John Malkovich (1999)

Being a Tim Burton film makes Big Fish strange. The fantasy comedy-drama is based on Daniel Wallace's 1988 book. An angry son tries to tell reality from fantasy in his dying father's life, resulting in odd scenarios.

Big Fish (2003)

Evil Dead II is a comedic horror remake and sequel to 1981's The Evil Dead. Young Ash Williams and his girlfriend go to an isolated cottage. There, they accidentally release monsters that torture and possess them.

Evil Dead II (1987)

In the sci-fi comedy Galaxy Quest, the characters of a fictitious cult TV program are accidentally drawn into an interplanetary battle by extraterrestrials who think their show is a documentary.

Galaxy Quest (1999)

When published, Buckaroo Banzai, also known as The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, was controversial owing to its eccentricity. Critics called it odd and incomprehensible.

Buckaroo Banzai (1984)

Under the Skin is freakishly odd. Just the premise Scarlett Johansson plays an unearthly creature who preys on unsuspecting males in Scotland is odd and unsettling. Despite its horrific visuals, it's a great film.

Under the Skin (2013)