Mad, Bad and Downright Strange - A 1001 Cult and Obscure Movies

Hi there and first off let me start by welcoming you to this blogging collaboration, whose purpose is to not only provide a 1001 film introduction to what is possibly some of the most fun, let alone as the title of this blog states Mad, Bad and Downright Strange cinema that currently lurks out there to be enjoyed by those not afraid to wander away from the well trodden path of the cinema mainstream.

Meanwhile for those already familiar with these movies, we hope to have provided a viewing challenge similar to the one set by the book “1001 Movies to See Before You Die”, which inturn provided the original catalyst for this project. For the publishers of that weighty…

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  • Twelve Monkeys
  • 13 Assassins
  • 13 Beloved
  • Two Thousand Maniacs!
  • 2001 Maniacs
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
  • The Five Venoms
  • Eight Diagram Pole Fighter
  • The Deaths of Ian Stone
  • A Boy and His Dog
  • A Chinese Ghost Story
  • A History of Violence
  • A Serbian Film
  • A Snake of June
  • A Tale of Two Sisters
  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • The Abominable Snowman
  • Absolution
  • Action U.S.A.
  • Adventureland
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
  • Afro Samurai
  • Akira
  • Alice Sweet Alice
  • All the Boys Love Mandy Lane
  • All the Colors of the Dark
  • Alligator
  • Alone in the Dark
  • Altered States
  • Alucarda
  • Amateur
  • Mr. No Legs
  • Amazon Women on the Moon
  • The Ambulance
  • Amélie
  • American Beauty
  • American Gothic
  • American Mary
  • American Movie
  • American Psycho
  • Amores perros
  • An American Werewolf in London
  • And Soon the Darkness
  • Anguish
  • Animal Factory
  • The Grim Reaper
  • Antibodies
  • Antichrist
  • Arena
  • The Arena
  • Army of Darkness
  • Art School Confidential
  • Ashes of Time
  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul
  • At the Earth's Core
  • Audition
  • Avalon
  • Azumi
  • Baba Yaga
  • Baby Blood
  • Bad Boy Bubby
  • Bad Lieutenant
  • Bad Taste
  • Badlands
  • Baise-moi
  • Barbarella
  • Barfly
  • BASEketball
  • Basket Case
  • The Basketball Diaries
  • Battle League Horumo
  • Battle Royale
  • The Battle Wizard
  • Battlefield Baseball
  • The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 1: Battles Without Honor and Humanity
  • The Beast
  • Beat Girl
  • Beerfest
  • Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
  • Being John Malkovich
  • The Bermuda Depths
  • Best in Show
  • Better Luck Tomorrow
  • Betty Blue
  • The Beyond
  • The Big Bird Cage
  • The Big Blue
  • The Big Doll House
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Big Man Japan
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • Big Wednesday
  • Bio Zombie
  • The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
  • Birdemic: Shock and Terror
  • The Birds
  • Birth
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Bitch Slap