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Camden’s Canon (personalizing my taste...)

My favorite films that are:

-Not in the current edition of the book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
-Not listed in the current edition of the top 1000 on "They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?"
-Not listed in the current edition of the 21st century top 1000 on "They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?"
 -Not currently assigned a spine number in the Criterion Collection
-Not listed on the IMDb top 250 
-Not listed on the Letterboxd top 250
-Not listed on the Letterboxd top 100 documentaries 
-Not nominated for an Academy Award for best picture
-Not a 2022 release (until awards season)


list idea stolen from Matthew B.

  • The Devil's Trap
  • Black Sabbath
  • The Devil Rides Out
  • Goto, Island of Love
  • The Nude Vampire
  • Witchhammer
  • The Devil's Nightmare
  • The Third Part of the Night
  • The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh
  • Punishment Park
  • Demons
  • The Other Side of the Underneath
  • All the Colors of the Dark
  • Lucifer Rising
  • The Hourglass Sanatorium
  • The Man Who Sleeps
  • Space Is the Place
  • The Stepford Wives
  • Euridice BA 2037
  • God Told Me To
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Grapes of Death
  • The Wretches Are Still Singing
  • Zombie Flesh Eaters
  • Fascination
  • Altered States
  • Cannibal Holocaust
  • Cruising
  • City of the Living Dead
  • The Beyond
  • The Funhouse
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne
  • Ms .45
  • Wolfen
  • Xtro
  • Tenebre
  • The Hunger
  • Sleepaway Camp
  • The Little Girl Who Conquered Time
  • Threads
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
  • After Hours
  • Angel's Egg
  • Demons
  • Night on the Galactic Railroad
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • Labyrinth
  • Dead Man's Letters
  • His Motorbike, Her Island
  • Bound for the Fields, the Mountains, and the Seacoast
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Morning Patrol
  • Slumber Party Massacre II
  • Stage Fright
  • Gandahar
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
  • Hellraiser
  • On the Silver Globe
  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
  • They Live
  • Deadbeat at Dawn
  • Damnation
  • A Visitor to a Museum
  • Society
  • The Church
  • The Abyss
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Lost in New York
  • Hardware
  • Baby Blood
  • Wax, or The Discovery of Television Among the Bees
  • The Rocking Horsemen
  • Porco Rosso
  • Dark Waters
  • Felidae
  • In the Mouth of Madness
  • U.S. Go Home
  • Cemetery Man
  • Welcome to the Dollhouse
  • Tokyo Fist
  • Showgirls
  • The Addiction
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • The Doom Generation
  • Nowhere
  • Event Horizon
  • Bullet Ballet
  • Tape
  • Bully
  • A Snake of June
  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
  • House of 1000 Corpses
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Feast
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The Man from Earth
  • Beyond Lemuria