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 179 films in this list released in the 1990s.

  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Amateur
  • The Ambulance
  • American Beauty
  • American Movie
  • Army of Darkness
  • Ashes of Time
  • Audition
  • Baby Blood
  • Bad Boy Bubby
  • Bad Lieutenant
  • BASEketball
  • The Basketball Diaries
  • Being John Malkovich
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Bio Zombie
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Body Melt
  • The Boondock Saints
  • The Borrower
  • Bottle Rocket
  • Braindead
  • The Bride with White Hair
  • Buffalo '66
  • Bullet in the Head
  • Candyman
  • Cannibal! The Musical
  • Castle Freak
  • Cemetery Man
  • Chasing Amy
  • The City of Lost Children
  • Class of 1999
  • Clerks
  • Cop Land
  • Cronos
  • The Crow
  • Cruel Intentions
  • Crumb
  • Cube
  • Dark City
  • Darkman
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Dead or Alive
  • The Decline of Western Civilization Part III
  • Delicatessen
  • Desperado
  • Dobermann
  • Dogma
  • Demolition Man
  • The Doom Generation
  • Drive
  • Dust Devil
  • Ed Wood
  • El Mariachi
  • Empire Records
  • Erotic Ghost Story II
  • eXistenZ
  • The Exorcist III
  • Falling Down
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Four Rooms
  • Freaked
  • From Dusk Till Dawn
  • Funny Games
  • Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris
  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Go
  • The God of Cookery
  • The Good Son
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • Happiness
  • Hard Boiled
  • Hard Target
  • Hardware
  • Heavenly Creatures
  • The Heroic Trio
  • I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle
  • I, Zombie: The Chronicles of Pain
  • The Idiots
  • Iron Monkey
  • Jack Frost
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
  • Kids
  • King of New York
  • La Haine
  • Lawn Dogs
  • Leon: The Professional
  • The Visitors
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • Lighthouse
  • The Limey
  • Living in Oblivion
  • Magnolia
  • Mallrats
  • Man Bites Dog
  • The Matrix
  • Memories
  • Mimic