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10 Best David Cronenberg Movies to Watch

Here are our best David Cronenberg movie picks. David Cronenberg is a director who has a twisted way of telling a story. The David Cronenberg movie story and visual effects all expressed that very clearly. Enjoy the list below and we hope you watch one of the below films again or at least open you up to a few more David Cronenberg films.


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Top 10 David Cronenberg Movies

  1. 1). Eastern Promises (2007)

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    Eastern Promises (2007)

    Official Synopsis: In London, the Russian pregnant teenager Tatiana arrives bleeding in a hospital, and the doctors save her baby only. The Russian descendant midwife Anna Khitrova finds Tatiana's diary written in Russian language in her belongings…

    Tagline: Every sin leaves a mark.

    Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany, Tamer Hassan, Peter Rnic, Tony Cook, Vincent Cassel, Robert Roman Ratajczak, Chris Wilson, John Warman, Jerzy…

  2. 2). The Fly (1986)

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    The Fly (1986)

    Official Synopsis: Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum), a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife (Geena Davis) by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against…

    Tagline: Something went wrong in the lab today. Very wrong.

    Cast: David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Michael Copeman, Leslie Carlson, Joy Boushel, George Chuvalo, Carol Lazare, Shawn Hewitt

  3. 3). A History of Violence (2005)

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    A History of Violence (2005)

    Official Synopsis: This is the story of a mild-mannered man, named Tom Stall, who becomes a local hero through an act of violence, he lives a happy and quiet life with his lawyer wife and their two…

    Tagline: Everyone has something to hide.

    Cast: Stephen McHattie, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Viggo Mortensen, Peter MacNeill, R.D. Reid, Aidan Devine, Michael Stevens, Ed Harris, Shawn Campbell,…

  4. 4). Dead Ringers (1988)

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    Dead Ringers (1988)

    Official Synopsis: The Mantle brothers are both doctors - both gynecologists - and identical twins. Mentally however, one of them is more confident than the other, and always manages to seduce the women he meets. When he's…

    Tagline: Two bodies. Two minds. One soul

    Cast: David Cronenberg, Barbara Gordon, Jeremy Irons, Denis Akiyama, Damir Andrei, Stephen Lack, Murray Cruchley, Hadley Kay, David Hughes, Heidi von…

  5. 5). The Dead Zone (1983)

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    The Dead Zone (1983)

    Official Synopsis: Johnny Smith wakes from a coma due to a car accident, only to find he has lost five years of his life, and yet gained psychic powers. Foreseeing the future appears to be a 'gift'…

    Tagline: He can see the future. But can he escape it?

    Cast: Christopher Walken, Tom Skerritt, Martin Sheen, Anthony Zerbe, Nicholas Campbell, Jackie Burroughs, Hardee T. Lineham, William B. Davis, Barry Flatman,…

  6. 6). A Dangerous Method (2011)

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    A Dangerous Method (2011)

    Official Synopsis: Suffering from hysteria, Sabina Spielrein is hospitalized under the care of Dr. Carl Jung who has begun using Dr. Sigmund Freud's talking cure with some of his patients. Spielrain's psychological problems are deeply rooted in…

    Tagline: Based on the true story of Jung, Freud and the patient who came between them.

    Cast: Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel, André Hennicke, Keira Knightley, Sarah Gadon, André Hennicke, Sarah Adams, Markus Haase, Naike Jaszczyk,…

  7. 7). Videodrome (1983)

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    Videodrome (1983)

    Official Synopsis: Max Renn is the President of Channel 83 Civic-TV, a small television station on the UHF dial. He defends his programming of largely X-rated shows - which depict graphic sex and extreme violence - as…

    Tagline: From David Cronenberg, Creator of 'Scanners'.

    Cast: David Cronenberg, James Woods, Peter Dvorsky, Kay Hawtrey, Leslie Carlson, Jayne Eastwood, Sam Malkin, David Bolt, Debbie Harry, Harvey Chao,…

  8. 8). The Brood (1979)

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    The Brood (1979)

    Official Synopsis: A man's wife is under the care of an eccentric and unconventional psychologist who uses innovative and theatrical techniques to breach the psychological blocks in his patients. When their daughter comes back from a visit…

    Tagline: The Ultimate Experience Of Inner Terror

    Cast: Chris Britton, Robert A. Silverman, Felix Silla, Nicholas Campbell, Art Hindle, Cindy Hinds, John Ferguson, Susan Hogan, Nuala Fitzgerald, Oliver…

  9. 9). eXistenZ (1999)

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    eXistenZ (1999)

    Official Synopsis: Allegra Geller, the leading game designer in the world, is testing her new virtual reality game, eXistenZ with a focus group. As they begin, she is attacked by a fanatic assassin employing a bizarre organic…

    Tagline: Play it. Live it. Kill for it.

    Cast: Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Callum Keith Rennie, Robert A. Silverman, Kris Lemche, Sarah Polley, Christopher Eccleston, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude…

  10. 10). Naked Lunch (1991)

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    Naked Lunch (1991)

    Official Synopsis: Not an adaptation of beat writer William S. Burrough's novel but a mix of biography and an interpretation of his drug- induced writing processes combined with elements of his work in this paranoid fantasy about…

    Tagline: David Cronenberg and William S. Burroughs invite you to lunch.

    Cast: Julian Richings, Ian Holm, Julian Sands, Roy Scheider, Robert A. Silverman, Nicholas Campbell, Peter Weller, Louis Ferreira, Howard Jerome, Michael…

  11. 11). Scanners (1981)

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    Scanners (1981)

    Official Synopsis: Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict…

    Tagline: There are 4 billion people on earth. 237 are Scanners. They have the most terrifying powers ever created... and they are winning.

    Cast: Michael Ironside, Chris Britton, Robert A. Silverman, William Hope, Leon Herbert, Lawrence Dane, Géza Kovács, Jack Canon, John Brasington, Stephen…