Freak movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant freak movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, melancholic, humorous, weird and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with freak, death, storytelling, transformation, dialogue, hospital, catastrophe, brutality, life philosophy and murder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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freak movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as freak: The Elephant Man (1980), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Of Freaks and Men (1998), Jack (1996), Ugly Americans (2010), La feria ambulante (2003), Tokyo! (2008), Basket Case 2 (1990), Johnny Got His Gun (1971), Mockingbird Lane (2012).

List of freak movies

The Elephant Man (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, harsh, surreal ...
Plot: disfigurement, social misfits, freak, dignity, life is a bitch, exploitation, disability, human nature, suffering, hopes, cruelty, hospital ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, sentimental, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, goth, dark fantasy, fall in love, surrealism, romance, freak, love, human nature, fish out of water, anti heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, united states, florida
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Of Freaks and Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: female nudity, corporal punishment, voyeurism, depravity, freak, pornographer, sadist, porn, sexual perversion, manipulations, manipulation, society ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
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 5.8
 56K
Jack (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Powell suffers from an affliction that makes him grow four times faster than normal, so the 10-year-old looks like a 40-year-old man. After years of being tutored at home, Jack convinces his overprotective parents to send him to public school. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: child as adult, freak, fish out of water, school, coping, genetics, friendship, disease, elementary school, graduation, childbirth, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
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Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, surreal, intense ...
Plot: photographer, freak, fall in love, couples, friends, life turned upside down, couple relations, self discovery, love and romance, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, usa
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Ugly Americans (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ugly Americans is an American animated sitcom created by Devin Clark and developed by David M. Stern. The program focuses on the life of Mark Lilly, a social worker employed by the Department of Integration, in an alternate reality version of New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, adult animation, absurd, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: freak, monster, zombie, supernatural, city life, lifestyle, social misfits, imaginary, silly humor, social worker, boss and employee, alternate reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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La feria ambulante (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: god or devil, dwarf, healing power, prophecy, psychic, supernatural ability, chosen one, evil, good versus evil, self discovery, clergy, circus ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935, year 1934
Place: california, usa
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 7.1
 10K
Tokyo! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Japan, South Korea, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tokyo! is an anthology of three short films by directors Michel Gondry (France), Leos Carax (France) and Joon-ho Bong (Korea), each of whom offers an imaginative and transnatural/supernatural glimpse into the Tokyo Megapolis.
Style: surreal, anthology, sentimental, melancholic, art house ...
Audience: student film
Plot: isolation, supernatural, freak, fall in love, city life, obsession, transformation, metamorphosis, imagination, translator, death sentence, neurosis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, paris france, new york ...
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Basket Case 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having eluded the authorities after a series of grisly murders, the pair find sanctuary at the palatial home of Granny Ruth, an eccentric philanthropist who rallies the cause of "Unique Individuals". But even amongst "friends" ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, freak, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, good versus evil, deadly, journalism, superhuman powers, monster, twins, social misfits ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york, california
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Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death - a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, depressing, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, hospital, haunted by the past, amputation, soldier, isolation, freak, patient, mute, war, disability ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, france, colorado, europe, usa ...
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Mockingbird Lane (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily and Herman's only child, Eddie, has his werewolf ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: werewolf, vampire, eccentric family, dragon, supernatural, imaginary, parents and children, family relations, freak, suburbs, estate, mind control ...
Place: usa
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Joe Finds Grace (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simple-minded Joseph Briteman breaks a golden rule of his 'life skills' program when he walks away unsupervised to rescue his long lost baby sister.
Style: road movie, neo screwball comedy, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: disease, freak, deformity, bug, fish out of water, sibling, missing person, chase, redemption, disappearance, flashback, missing ...
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Twin Falls Idaho (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Francis and Blake Falls are Siamese twins who live in a neat little room in a rundown hotel. While sharing some organs, Blake is always fit and Francis is very sickly. Into their world comes a young lady, who turns their world upside down. She gets ...
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: siamese twins, loneliness, prostitute, freak, fall in love, dealing with death, impossible love, eccentric family, hotel, brother brother relationship, twins, halloween ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: idaho, utah
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 7.4
 104K
Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, psychological, art house, avant garde, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, cult, nightmare, insanity, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, crazy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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The Man Who Laughs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a winter storm, Ursus offers shelter to two orphans, Gwynplaine and Déa; some years later, they are still living together. Gwynplaine has become a famous star, but his success threatens his relationships with Déa and Ursus.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: blind girl, orphan, freak, disfigured face, ambition, social differences, haunted by the past, rising to stardom, love and romance, social misfits, society, noble ...
Time: 17th century
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Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, this is the story of samurai-sword-wielding Ruka ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, disturbing, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, future dystopia, revenge, head wound, supernatural, fighting crime, freak, rivalry, crime, crimes, deadly virus ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.5
 10K
Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: melancholic, depressing, compassionate, clever, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, misfit, physical appearance, small town, overweight child, teachers and students, freak, social relations, mentor, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, nightmare comes true, sleeping, death, danger, serial killer, youth, serial murder, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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 6.6
 33K
May (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Audience: student film
Plot: mental illness, obsession, serial killer, loneliness, murder, cannibalism, destructive relationship, psychopath, blind character, insanity, female stalker, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, genetically altered, rage, experiment, scientist, army, good versus evil, vengeance ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, ohio, las vegas, new orleans ...
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 7.4
 513K
X-Men 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses – Magneto and Mystique – to unhinge ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, mutant, super powers, good versus evil, mind control, scientist, assassination attempt, dark hero, bigotry, professor ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2000s
Place: usa, boston, canada, washington d.c.
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Shrek the Musical (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Make room for ogre-sized family fun as the greatest fairy tale never told comes to life in a whole new way in this breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek!
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, friends, partners, friendship, save the princess, heroic mission, heroes, social differences, society, daring rescue, couples, imaginary ...
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 7.3
 12K
The Mighty (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This tells the story of a strong friendship between a young boy with Morquio's syndrome and an older boy who is always bullied because of his size. Adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty, the film explores a building of trust and friendship. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, misfit, friendship, social misfits, disability, heroes, society, best friends, youth, orphan, freak, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
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The Venture Bros. (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Hank and Dean Venture, with their father Doctor Venture and faithful bodyguard Brock Samson, go on wild adventures facing megalomaniacs, zombies, and suspicious ninjas, all for the glory of adventure. Or something like that.
Style: dark humor, adult animation, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, parody, villain, henchman, bodyguard, super villain, sexual humor, science, adventure, heroes, twins, mission ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 7K
Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, death, gory, danger, castle, parents and children, freak, basement, cellar, slasher, cannibalism, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 16K
Basket Case (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.
Style: cult film, scary, suspenseful, bloody, absurd ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, siamese twins, gory, danger, monster, slasher, psychopath, freak, brother brother relationship, violence, raped by monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, investigation, serial killer, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
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 6.6
 1K
The Head (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Head began as an ongoing series that originally ran under the title MTV's Oddities, on MTV. It has begun airing on MTV2 in August 2009. It was released on DVD on December 15, 2009.
Style: humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Plot: world domination, freak, evil alien, alien, distopia, race against time, rivalry, misfit, government agency, escapades, space and aliens, superhero ...
Place: new york
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Ravenwolf Towers (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jake, the young new assistant manager of an ominous decrepit hotel called Ravenwolf Towers, explores his new workplace. Once the Mecca of Hollywood elite, the place is now but a ruin populated by freaks and run by a crazy inbred family.
Style: unusual plot structure, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, hotel owner, disfigured face, freak, mad doctor, murder, hotel manager, violence, youth, danger, crimes, male protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 68
Marker (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In an isolated small town in the Pacific Northwest, Sylvia's teenaged life of juggling two boyfriends and an overprotective father is turned upside down when she discovers she has a bizarre virus which has randomly plagued the women in her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, teenage love, survival, self discovery, supernatural, danger, youth, society, social misfits, mutant, family relations ...
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