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 260 comedy films in this list.

  • 13 Beloved
  • 2001 Maniacs
  • A Boy and His Dog
  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • Adventureland
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
  • Amateur
  • Amazon Women on the Moon
  • The Ambulance
  • Amélie
  • An American Werewolf in London
  • Army of Darkness
  • Art School Confidential
  • Baby Blood
  • Bad Taste
  • Barfly
  • BASEketball
  • Basket Case
  • Battle League Horumo
  • Battlefield Baseball
  • Beerfest
  • Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Best in Show
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Big Man Japan
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • Bio Zombie
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Bitch Slap
  • Black Belt Jones
  • Black Dynamite
  • Black Sheep
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Blood Diner
  • Blood: The Last Vampire
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Body Melt
  • The Borrower
  • Bottle Rocket
  • Brain Damage
  • Braindead
  • Brazil
  • Broken Flowers
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Bubba Ho-tep
  • Buffalo '66
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • The Calamari Wrestler
  • Cannibal! The Musical
  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Cemetery Man
  • Chasing Amy
  • Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things
  • Chocolate
  • Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV
  • Class of Nuke 'Em High
  • Clerks
  • Coffee and Cigarettes
  • Computer Beach Party
  • Critters
  • Danger: Diabolik
  • The Darjeeling Limited
  • Dark Star
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Dead & Breakfast
  • Dead Snow
  • Death Race 2000
  • Delicatessen
  • Dogma
  • Dolemite
  • Don't Open Till Christmas
  • The Doom Generation
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Drive
  • Drunken Master
  • Eagle vs Shark
  • Ed Wood
  • Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
  • Elvira's Haunted Hills
  • Empire Records
  • Even Dwarfs Started Small
  • Evil Aliens
  • Evil Dead II
  • Fanboys
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • The Fearless Vampire Killers
  • Feast
  • Female Trouble
  • Fido
  • Fish Story
  • Flesh Gordon
  • Four Eyed Monsters
  • For Y'ur Height Only
  • Four Lions
  • Four Rooms
  • Frankenfish
  • Freaked
  • Freddy Got Fingered
  • Fritz the Cat