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icymist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:39 PM
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What's the weirdest movie you've ever seen?
A neighbor once showed me Derek Jarman's 'Last Of England'. Man, that was really strange! Another strange movie I've seen is "City Of Lost Children'.

So, are there any movies that you know of that weirder than snake shit? I'd like to know so I can add to my collection of weird movies.
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stevedeshazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:42 PM
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1. Eraserhead
In a class by itself.
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Eat_The_Rich Donating Member (106 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:46 AM
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28. Eraserhead
Ditto...
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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:52 AM
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32. I put "Naked Lunch" in the same class, they make a great double feature
Of course, Naked Lunch is a bit less grating on the senses.
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7th_Sephiroth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:42 AM
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44. one word
eXistenZ
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Kazak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 11:45 AM
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60. Sorry, but...
I though eXistenZ was HORRIBLE. :shrug:
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7th_Sephiroth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 04:19 PM
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80. yeah
horrible and wierd, almost as bad as cube
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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:42 PM
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2. "Video Drome"
weird weird sci fi flick
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tishaLA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:43 PM
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3. "Max....Come to Nikki, Max"
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Parrcrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:43 PM
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4. Lost Highway
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Waistdeep Donating Member (469 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:44 PM
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5. Eraserhead
David Lynch's first feature. They do not get stranger than this film.
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wtmusic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:46 AM
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27. Yes you're right
I will never see pencils the same way again.
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ithacan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 05:04 PM
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85. agreed
it is a most bizarre film...
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ILeft Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:46 PM
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6. Liquid Sky
weird, but good
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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:29 AM
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20. Yes!
And more recent reviews have blasted this film - the sure sign of a cult classic. Saw it twice when it came out in the '80s
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DODI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 04:35 PM
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83. That's the movie that come to my mind when I saw this post
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DeaconBlues Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:46 PM
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7. Johnny Got His Gun
Strange and disturbing. And enough to turn the biggest warmonger into bleeding heart peacenik.
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Kazak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 11:45 AM
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61. Forget the movie...
read the book. If you thought the movie was compelling...
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DeaconBlues Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:59 PM
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68. Very true
The movie was just a shadow of the book (as many movies are). The movie was still very good.
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gpandas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:19 PM
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91. truly a great book
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MindPilot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:46 PM
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8. Sweet Movie
This one is seriously weird.
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Mz Pip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:47 PM
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9. Blow Up
It came out in the late 60s. another strange one from the 60s is "Seance on a Wet Afternoon."

MzPip
:dem:
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KissMyAsscroft Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:47 PM
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10. It was this horror movie.


I forget the name, but there was something about it that was just wrong.

This jealous husband goes through his wife's phonebook and finds all of these's guys' numbers. So he lures them all over to the house and kills them in the most insane ways. He runs over one of them with a lawn mower, chops off one guys head with a ceiling fan, and electrocutes another one.

The whole movie has this red glow and the acting is like a high school play. Normaly this makes a movie laughable, but in this movie it makes it look like some wil methed out documentary.

I wish I could remember the name. It was made in the 80's I think.
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One Taste Donating Member (636 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:49 PM
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11. Requiem for a Dream
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dawn Donating Member (876 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:52 PM
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12. Dead Alive.
(the director's cut) Gross and just bizarre. I liked it, though.
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DeaconBlues Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:55 PM
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13. Crash
People who get off on mutilating themselves in car wrecks. Even more sick than it sounds.

From a story written by J.G. Ballard, and directed by David Cronenberg - so you know its got to be bizarre.
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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:30 AM
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21. Same idea spawned a song by The Normal
"Warm Leatherette"
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freetobegay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:59 PM
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14. Clockwork orange
eom
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bearfan454 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:17 PM
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64. I thought so too.
I never did understand that movie.
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DemMother Donating Member (422 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 11:59 PM
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15. Johnny Guitar
It's hard to name just one, but Johnny Guitar would be at the top of the list. It's also one of my favorites.
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codegreen Donating Member (827 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:10 AM
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16. Lucky, or Nowhere, or Repo Man
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 12:21 AM by codegreen
all low-budget B-movie types.

Lucky is very disturbing.
the other two are cool and fun, with great memorable endings

honorable mentions-
Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Waking Life, The Man Who Fell To Earth, 200 Motels, Dark Star...
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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:31 AM
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22. Thought of 200 Motels too...
n/t
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lucidmadman Donating Member (551 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:18 AM
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17. SPIDER BABY
...it starts with Lon Chaney Jr. singing a song about werewolves.
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ForrestGump Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:22 AM
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18. "Dead Man" is up there
I liked it, too.

May have seen weirder films, but I can't recall 'em (classics like Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and Brazil aside, of course) and would probably have changed the channel on most.

I remember a Papua New Guinean kung fu film that was pretty surreal...
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:53 AM
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34. I loved DEAD MAN
I love it when Depp goes weird. I feel it happening again sometime soon. Plus the soundtrack by Neil Young made the whole thing sound raw. Plus it had Iggy Pop in a dress. And Billy Bob Thornton as a cowboy with weird teeth. Jim Jarmusch is a hell of a director.
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:23 AM
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19. Delicatessen
Moo-can factory, frog farm in the basement, saw and cello duet. Strange, but I loved it.
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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:35 AM
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23. "After Hours", "Repo Man", "Sante Sangre", "Kronos", "Cemetery Man"
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 12:38 AM by DBoon
maybe even "Harold and Maude"
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codegreen Donating Member (827 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:41 AM
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24. "i blame society..."
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 12:48 AM by codegreen
i just first saw Repo a few days ago... that film is something else.

a bunch of genres and stupid plot devices woven together so ridiculously it was a great ride...

"let's go commit some crimes"

oh, which Kronos? 1973 or 1957?
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TacticalPeek Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:51 AM
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31. See your "Sante Sangre"
and raise you "El Topo".

:)

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kskiska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:41 AM
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25. Baxter
a disturbing, weird movie narrated by a dog.

"Baxter" is a French horror film about an amoral, sociopathic dog who is plagued by "unnatural thoughts," kills people, and voices it all in a cold, detached, perfectly enunciated voice as the camera stares into his empty, evil eyes. I know. It's hard to justify calling a dog evil, even a bull terrier like Baxter. But the film does such a perfectly creepy job developing a personality for the dog that he starts to show signs of his evil. The scariest thing is, the dog is not the most dangerous character in the film.

We get the story from the points of view of two characters: Baxter, and Charles, a terrifying young boy who comes to own him. The first third of the film is Baxter's story. He is given to Mrs. Deville by her daughter. He doesn't like the old woman, who is first afraid of him (which was acceptable to him) and then treats him like, well, a pet. He wants to be given orders and things to do, while she wants to have him sit around. He likes to watch through the upstairs window as the couple across the street makes love behind closed curtains. The dog's impassive gaze accompanied by the deep, menacing yet empty voice considered "the sounds their clothes made on their skin" is truly eerie. When the old lady starts to flake out (making him take baths with her, not allowing him to go into the garden), he decides to kill her. Afterwards, he is given to the couple across the street, Noelle and Jean, and for a while he is happy. Then their baby arrives, Baxter is no longer the center of attention, and he decides in his calculating way to get rid of the competition.



more
http://www.movie-vault.com/archive/list.pl?action=movie...
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burythehatchet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:47 AM
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38. thanks for the description
I'll rent it
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:45 AM
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26. The Doom Generation
Interestingly enough, after one viewing I had no desire to watch it ever again. Seriously fucked up shit. I can never look at hedgeclippers and feel comfortable again.
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uhhuh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 02:18 AM
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40.  About The Doom Generation
The one thing that bothered me most about this movie is that I hated every main character in it. I can usually muster up some affinity or sympathy for at least one of them, but they were all just lousy people.
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:16 PM
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73. I agree. I found each of them despicable.
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sir_captain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:47 AM
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29. The Trial
hands down
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TacticalPeek Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:49 AM
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30. Un chien andalou
Un chien andalou (1929)

Directed by
Luis Buuel

Writing credits
Salvador Dal (screenplay) and
Luis Buuel (screenplay)

Plot Summary: When writing the script, Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali deliberately rejected anything that made rational sense...



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mobuto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 06:46 AM
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48. What doesn't make sense?
Bunuel was a genius. The whole documentary is a fake - that's the point.
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Serenity-NOW Donating Member (301 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:53 AM
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33. Werner Herzog eats his shoe
Herzog lost some kind of bet over the making of Fitzcaraldo, film about dragging a huge boat over a mountain, and has to eat his shoe for the payback. Les Blank, I think, coordinated the meal and filming of same. Since Blank is intimate with Garlic I suppose the shoe, a boot really, was quite delectable.
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OneBlueSky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:24 AM
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35. El Topo . . . don't ask . . . n/t
.
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AlFrankenFan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:43 AM
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36. The original "Texas Chainsaw Massecre"
I thought it was the weirdest thing I've ever seen. Didn't scare me, just struck me as odd.
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Selwynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:47 AM
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37. City of Lost Children
I loved it.
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SarahB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:50 AM
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39. 12 Monkeys was a bit off kilter
But I liked it. One of my favorites. :7
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ZenLefty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 02:25 AM
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41. The Lathe of Heaven
Fuck's sake, they must have burned more than a few brain cells filming that one. :smoke:
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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:41 AM
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43. Shit, I didn't know that was a movie, too!
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 03:47 AM by 0rganism
Amazing book, one of LeGuin's best. I will have to find the film now.

edit: Interesting. There are two film versions of Lathe of Heaven: one from 1980 which gets some good reviews, esp. for a made-4-tv enterprise, and a 2002 version which, predictably, is panned for sacrificing plot for special effects.
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ldf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 10:49 AM
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56. yeah
in the 2002 remake they neglected the minor plot line of earth being invaded by martians.

the remake totally sucked. and i mean that in a bad way. :-)
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 10:58 AM
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58. The 1980 version
is best, imo. A friend taped it back then and still has the tape. I love to read Ursula LeGuin's books.
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ZenLefty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:06 PM
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63. Older version is best
But if you don't know what's going on from reading the book, you won't figure it out by watching the movie. It was pretty trippy; so much so that I thought it had been made in the 70's.
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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 02:34 AM
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42. no one has mentioned "A Boy and his Dog"
i thought that was a bit wacky

also Baghdad Cafe
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 10:55 AM
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57. A Boy and His Dog
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 10:55 AM by livetohike
great movie and Don Johnson in an early lead role.
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chrisesq Donating Member (238 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:45 AM
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45. Naked Lunch
As Nelson from the Simpsons put it: "I can think of at least two thing wrong with the title of that movie"
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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:52 AM
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46. Another Interzone operative, eh?
How's that report coming along? *click click clickity click ding!*
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NewHampshireDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 06:30 AM
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47. Fassbinder's
The Marriage of Maria Braun ... weird in a gentle way, more because of its narrative structure and the images of the German Chancellors appended to the end of the film.

I'd also add "Shadow of the Vampire," "The Boondock Saints," and my all time favorite weird movie, "Pi," which like "Requiem for a Dream" was directed by Darren Aronofsky--I can't wait for his "Lone Wolf and Cub" adaptation!

Oh, yeah, I'd also have to add anything by Troma Studios made during the late 80's! "Toxic Avenger," "Class of Nuke 'Em High," and "Surf Nazi's Must Die!" Ahh, my misspent youth ...
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kodi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:57 AM
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49. Pi, followed by Liquid Sky
.
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nuxvomica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:09 AM
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50. The Fabulous World of Jules Verne
A B&W Czech film from the '50s. Live actors pasted into 19th-century etchings. The film stock of the live action matches well with the art and animation and the effect is hypnotic.
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doubleplusgood Donating Member (810 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:30 AM
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53. Ooooh, I remeber that one
...and also a "Baron Munchuasen" done by the same folks. L.A. TV ran them on the "Million Dollar Movie" for a whole week a few times back in the 60's. Very interesting visually.
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solinvictus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:13 AM
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51. "The Dark Backward"
Jud Nelson plays a horrible aspiring stand-up comic who's grown an extra arm. Bill Paxton plays his self-serving friend and Sherilyn Finn is Jud's love interest.
Runner ups would be "Eraserhead" and "The Reflecting Skin". "The Reflecting Skin" is a beautifully done movie about a kid at odds with his world and who basically does not want to admit the horrors surrounding him.
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mouse7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:18 AM
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52. Welcome to Woop Woop
Yank boy goes to Australia, meets girl, girl knocks out boy and drags him back to Koresh-like compound in the outback that supports itself by making dog food from kangaroo road kill. Girl marries boy while he's unconscious, boy wakes up and told he's nobody is allowed to leave. Compound is always flooded with music from Rogers and Hammerstein musicals. Lots of beer, dope, and flatulence. Hilarity ensues.
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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:31 PM
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67. I saw that one
LOL :crazy:
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lolly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:45 AM
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54. "Zed and two Naughts"
Or "ZOO"

A French movie by some famous director or other.
Watched it in a grad school class.

Don't ask what it was about; I don't know.

There were twins who wanted to be joined as Siamese twins, die, and film the decomposition of their bodies. They ended up getting eaten by snails.

A woman who played the piano whose lover (?) had her legs amputated and sewed her torso to the piano bench.

Another woman whose fantasy was to have sex with a zebra at the zoo.

What they all had to do with each other, I don't know.

Oh, yeah. Somebody's wife died in a car crash at the beginning.

????
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LTR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 10:42 AM
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55. Vanilla Sky
Very strange plot twist. Weird.
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Kazak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 11:43 AM
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59. Yeah, Eraserhead...
is tits above the rest.
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kskiska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 11:59 AM
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62. Tod Browning's "Freaks"
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 11:59 AM by kskiska
Carnival freaks gone berserk.

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gpandas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:23 PM
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92. a true classic from the thirties, but not weird nt
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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:20 PM
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65. It was a Bergman film...
I can't remember the name of it. My college boyfriend dragged me to it and it was gross. It was set in Nazi Germany. Women were tortured by their crying babies and an elevator crashed down on a guy's head. When it was over, I insisted he take me to see Star Wars and sit through it twice.
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voter x Donating Member (203 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 12:21 PM
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66. BRAZIL
I couldnt make heads or tails of that one...way too bizarre, even for me, and I generally enjoy the work of the Monty Python guys...especially TIME BANDITS!
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gmoney Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:49 PM
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77. Brazil is brilliant, what's not to get?
Sam is a petty rebel in a oppressive world of conformists, but when his path crosses with a beautiful genuine rebel, he throws caution to the wind and throws in with her. But they can only get away with it for so long, so they pay the price... however, he achieves freedom in his mind that they can't take away from him, and in a world like ours, that's the best we can really hope for.

It's loosely based on the scenario of Orwell's 1984, but with a rich vein of black humor running through it. It is in my top three or four movies ever. Rent it and watch it again. Now more than ever.
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voter x Donating Member (203 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:57 PM
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78. I will
Its been a long time, I guess I was more thrown by the bizarre visuals, and sets, and of course the face stretching-face lift. I smoked a lot of ganga back then, so it would behoove me to review it with a sober eye...
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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-25-04 10:27 PM
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97. Exactly! That's why I don't consider it a "weird film", it's quite direct
...once you can separate Lowry's fantasies from his waking life. Kind of like "Walter Mitty" meets "1984".

Some of the scenes and camera shots are direct parodies of Radford's movie adaptation of 1984. Actually, it's a bit hard to say whether parody or homage or simple reference were intended, or if the similarities are coincidental. But the two do merit comparison.

The scene in Brazil where the pipes burst and papers fall from the sky like so many snowflakes... beautiful! Oddly enough, I was reminded of that scene watching the WTC come down, too: all those fragments of glass and "important" papers drifting earthward in the wind, I guess that could have been beautiful too if it wasn't so sad and horrifying.
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:01 PM
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69. Barbarella
Jane Fonda at her worst...

9 to 5 was so much better...
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jjmalonejr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:02 PM
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70. Blood Sucking Freaks
I feel shameful just admiting I watched this abomination.
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OneTwentyoNine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:05 PM
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71. Evil Dead 2 Dead by Dawn
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092991 /

If you haven't seen it and Bruce Campbell then by all means rent it.

David
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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 01:40 PM
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72. Greaser's Palace
In the midst of a spaghetti western town ruled by saloon owner Seaweedhead Greaser, Jesus Christ returns in a zoot suit to perform miracles. "If ya feel, you're healed."

By the same director, Babo 73, a "documentary" about the Nixon Presidency....
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bobthedrummer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:19 PM
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74. "El Topo"
That was weirder than "Zardoz" and "Blood and Roses" combined imho.
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TroubleMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:31 PM
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75. Fantasy Mission Force

Pretty much any Jimmy Wang Yu movie is weird, but just read this review, because I can't explain it:

http://www.opuszine.com/movies/review.html?reviewID=199

Jimmy Wang Yu must have done some serious drugs!!
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toddzilla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:46 PM
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76. titus
I couldn't even finish it, it was just too bizarre..

requiem fora dream is probably a close second, although at least it made sense, and jennifer connelly is gorgeous.
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jimshoes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 04:17 PM
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79. 200 Motels
Frank Zappa's movie about touring circa 1971. Great music awesome visuals (very much like the weird b* tie thing) Starring Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Theodore Bickel, Flourescent Leech & Eddie, aka Mark Volman & Howard Kaylan (Turtles) Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention.
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IcyPeas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 04:26 PM
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81. Buffallo '66 (eom)
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corporatewhore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 04:26 PM
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82. The Black Hole
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TroubleMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 04:44 PM
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84. I liked that movie as a kid
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 05:02 PM by TroubleMan
I just recently watched it again and still liked it. Its not that weird, just a little Sci Fi.

Trust me read the review of "Fantasy Mission Force" if you want to know about a truly weird movie.


C'mon....Japanese Nazis kidnap Abraham Lincoln (and some other Allied leaders) during World War II!!!

And to save him the Allies send a soldier, a drunk guy, an escaped convict, an Elvis impersonator who's a dirty cop, a girl who likes bazookas, and two homoerotic army guys who wear kilts and plate mail.

On their way to rescue them, they have to deal with flying Amazon women who's leader is some guy in a Tux, a Scoobie Doo haunted mansion, where one guy makes out with a dead girl and another plays mahjong with zombies, and a bunch of Mexican wrestlers and Road Warrior rejects riding on top of 1970's Oldsmobiles!!!

.....And I ain't even got to the really weird parts yet!!
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corporatewhore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 05:14 PM
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86. I will be sure to check that one out !!!!
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jmowreader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 05:39 PM
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87. The Stuff
The Stuff is the charming tale of a yogurt-like dessert that eats you from the inside.

It stars people who never found work in Hollywood again.
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LuCifer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 06:18 PM
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88. I got a few!
"Gift" the Perry Farrell/Jane's Addiction movie. Gee, I wonder if they were using real heroin or not?
"The Doom Generation" speaking of Perry, he has a bit part in it, and it's one of Rose McGowen's first films. It's NOT for the fair of heart ok!?
"Dark City" that's an obvious choice ain't it?
"Pig" the Rozz Williams (of Christian Death) VERY WEIRD!
The original NIN "Broken" videos. They were snuff films. No, I'm not kidding! That explains why it was never official released huh?
"Alien Sex Fiend: Overdose" it's like half concert film half sudio videos, I think they filmed it on acid!
And of course, ANYTHING by Monty Python!!!!!!!!!!

Lu Cifer
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Mr.Green93 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:14 PM
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89. THE TERROR OF TINY TOWN
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Waverley_Hills_Hiker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:14 PM
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90. Eraserhead is up there for strangeness for me...& Velvet Goldmine
...& .I guess Rocky Horror when I first saw it.....
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IronLionZion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:23 PM
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93. Suicide Club
it's japanese. basically the latest fad is suicide and people just start killing themselves. The opening scene is like 50 schoolgirls holding hands and singing as they all jump in front of a train.

It's horrible.
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LoZoccolo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:24 PM
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94. I've never seen /Vase de Noces/ aka /Wedding Trough/...
...aka /The Pig Fucking Movie/, but it just might be the weirdest movie I've heard of.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072355/
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2bfree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:27 PM
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95. The Theif, His Wife, The Cook and His Lover
Or something like that. Very interesting but really weird.
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Kat45 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:52 PM
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96. The Magic Christian
Starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr.

Also a couple of more already mentioned: "200 Motels" and "Un Chien Andalou," which I wish I hadn't seen. (I saw it in a college class.) "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (which I also saw in a class) was also pretty weird, and I had no idea what it was about. (a Fritz Lang film).
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