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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There are 75 films in this list released in the 1960s.

  • Two Thousand Maniacs!
  • At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul
  • Barbarella
  • Beat Girl
  • The Birds
  • Black Sabbath
  • Black Sunday
  • Blood and Black Lace
  • Blood Feast
  • Blow-Up
  • The Born Losers
  • Branded to Kill
  • Carnival of Souls
  • The Curious Dr. Humpp
  • The Curse of the Werewolf
  • Danger: Diabolik
  • Dementia 13
  • Destroy All Monsters
  • The Devil Rides Out
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Easy Rider
  • Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster
  • Eegah
  • The Witch's Mirror
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • The Face of Another
  • Fando and Lis
  • Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
  • Fear No Evil
  • The Fearless Vampire Killers
  • Frankenstein's Bloody Terror
  • Gamera
  • The Ghastly Ones
  • The Gorgon
  • Head
  • Hercules in the Haunted World
  • Hold Me While I'm Naked
  • The Horrible Dr. Hichcock
  • Horrors of Malformed Men
  • If....
  • The Innocents
  • The Intruder
  • Jason and the Argonauts
  • The Sinners of Hell
  • Le Samouraï
  • Midnight Cowboy
  • Mill of the Stone Women
  • Mondo Trasho
  • Mothra
  • Mysterious Island
  • Night of the Bloody Apes
  • Night of the Eagle
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • One Million Years B.C.
  • Onibaba
  • Peeping Tom
  • The Plague of the Zombies
  • Planet of the Vampires
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
  • Santo vs. the Vampire Women
  • Scorpio Rising
  • She Freak
  • Sins of the Fleshapoids
  • The Skull
  • Superargo versus Diabolicus
  • Targets
  • Tokyo Drifter
  • The Trip
  • The Valley of Gwangi
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
  • The Whip and the Body
  • The Wild Bunch
  • Witchfinder General
  • Yellow Submarine