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 34 foreign films in this list.

  • Eight Diagram Pole Fighter
  • A Snake of June
  • Absolution
  • At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul
  • Battle League Horumo
  • The Battle Wizard
  • Battlefield Baseball
  • Big Man Japan
  • Bio Zombie
  • The Boxer's Omen
  • The Calamari Wrestler
  • The Crippled Masters
  • Crying Fist
  • Delirium
  • Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster
  • The Witch's Mirror
  • The Flying Guillotine
  • Godzilla vs. Gigan
  • The Happiness of the Katakuris
  • Hercules in the Haunted World
  • Lust of the Vampire
  • The Sinners of Hell
  • Legendary Assassin
  • Magnificent Warriors
  • Master of the Flying Guillotine
  • Mute Witness
  • Princess
  • Psychomania
  • Return of the Street Fighter
  • Santo vs. the Vampire Women
  • Scrubbers
  • Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread
  • Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl
  • Wild Zero