"It makes no damn sense. Compels me though."

Films that make "no damn sense", either in terms of narrative or concept, or in terms of cinematic form.

UPDATE: This is not a list of films which cannot be understood. Of course these films can be understood, have obvious themes, and be visually interesting. This is just a fun list of films where the plot is surreal, with a goofy quote for a title.

Suggestions welcome.

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Response to criticism:

I'm aware that many Letterboxd users whom I admire and respect hate this list. I've seen people on Twitter say this is "the worst Letterboxd list" and "films that make no damn sense if you are dumb" and that "HE SHOULD DELETE THIS LIST". I've seen people attack…

  • The Lighthouse
  • Angel's Egg
  • Donnie Darko
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Inherent Vice
  • Eraserhead
  • Possession
  • Knight of Cups
  • Videodrome
  • Horse Money
  • Caché
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • The Holy Mountain
  • The Exterminating Angel
  • The Sacrifice
  • 8½
  • Persona
  • Mirror
  • Inland Empire
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • House
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Love Exposure
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • The Double Life of Véronique
  • Love & Pop
  • Lost Highway
  • The Silence
  • Certified Copy
  • Melancholia
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man
  • The Tree of Life
  • Hard to Be a God
  • Don't Look Now
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • The Happiness of the Katakuris
  • La Dolce Vita
  • About Endlessness
  • Ashes of Time
  • The Wolf House
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • The Forest of Love
  • 3-Iron
  • Berberian Sound Studio
  • Burning
  • Suicide Club
  • Siberia
  • Belladonna of Sadness
  • Fantastic Planet
  • Mandy
  • Juliet of the Spirits
  • Delicatessen
  • Waking Life
  • 3 Women
  • Dogville
  • Southland Tales
  • Arizona Dream
  • Under the Silver Lake
  • Satantango
  • Perfect Blue
  • Millennium Actress
  • Paprika
  • Under the Skin
  • Dead Ringers
  • The Aerial
  • The Color of Pomegranates
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Performance
  • Possibly in Michigan
  • Daisies
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Bad Boy Bubby
  • Holy Motors
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Mothlight
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena
  • Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu
  • Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu
  • Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu
  • Kin-dza-dza!
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • Audition
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Dogtooth
  • Brazil
  • Enemy
  • A Ghost Story
  • After Hours
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
  • Funeral Parade of Roses
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • A Page of Madness
  • Borderline
  • Limite
  • L'Avventura
  • L'Eclisse