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 86 adventure films in this list.

  • 13 Assassins
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
  • The Abominable Snowman
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
  • Afro Samurai
  • The Arena
  • At the Earth's Core
  • Azumi
  • Battle Royale
  • The Bermuda Depths
  • The Big Blue
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • The Bride with White Hair
  • Brotherhood of the Wolf
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Cannibal Holocaust
  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Challenge of the Tiger
  • The City of Lost Children
  • Clash of the Titans
  • Coffy
  • The Darjeeling Limited
  • Das Boot
  • Dogma
  • Drive
  • Easy Rider
  • El Topo
  • The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec
  • The Fall
  • Fanboys
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Godzilla: Final Wars
  • Hard Target
  • Hawk the Slayer
  • Highlander
  • Jason and the Argonauts
  • Jaws
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Krull
  • Labyrinth
  • The Land That Time Forgot
  • Legend
  • Legendary Assassin
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Logan's Run
  • The Machine Girl
  • Mad Max
  • Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
  • Masters of the Universe
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Mutant Chronicles
  • Mysterious Island
  • Ninja: The Final Duel
  • Nowhere to Run
  • One Million Years B.C.
  • Armour of God II: Operation Condor
  • Orca: The Killer Whale
  • Outpost
  • P.O.W. The Escape
  • Panther Squad
  • Pom Poko
  • Porco Rosso
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Return to Oz
  • Rollerball
  • The Blood of Heroes
  • Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Shaft
  • Shogun Assassin
  • Six-String Samurai
  • Southland Tales
  • Starship Troopers
  • Sukiyaki Western Django
  • Surviving the Game
  • Time Traveller: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • Tokyo Gore Police
  • Warlock
  • Warlords of Atlantis
  • The Warrior's Way
  • The Warriors
  • Way of the Gun
  • Westworld
  • The Wild Bunch
  • Willow