Best Movies of David Cronenberg

Eastern Promises (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 189 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $17.11M

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.


The Fly (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 178 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $37.59M

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.


A History of Violence (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 175 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $31.49M

A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.


Dead Ringers (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $9.13M

Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.


A Dangerous Method (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 155 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $5.70M

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.


Spider (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $1.64M

A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.


The Dead Zone (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: null

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.


eXistenZ (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $2.84M

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.


Naked Lunch (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $2.54M

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally kills his wife, and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.


Videodrome (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: null

When he acquires a different kind of programming for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality.


Scanners (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: null

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.


Maps to the Stars (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 132 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $0.35M

A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.


Crash (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $3.17M

After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.


M. Butterfly (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $1.50M

In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.


Cosmopolis (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 111 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $0.74M

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.


The Brood (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders.


Shivers (1975)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.


Rabid (1977)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.


Fast Company (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 55 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The famous drag racer Lonnie 'Lucky Man' Johnson is the star of the Fast Company, managed by the corrupt Phil Adamson Lonnie is the mentor of the promising funny car racer Billy 'The Kid' ...


Stereo (1969)

Aggregate Rating: 54 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Sometime in the future, the Canadian Academy for Erotic Inquiry is investigating the theories of parapsychologist Luther Stringfellow. Seven young adults volunteer to submit to a form of ...



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