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 469 horror films in this list.

  • 13 Beloved
  • Two Thousand Maniacs!
  • 2001 Maniacs
  • The Deaths of Ian Stone
  • A Serbian Film
  • A Tale of Two Sisters
  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • The Abominable Snowman
  • Alice Sweet Alice
  • All the Boys Love Mandy Lane
  • All the Colors of the Dark
  • Alligator
  • Alone in the Dark
  • Altered States
  • Alucarda
  • The Ambulance
  • American Gothic
  • American Mary
  • An American Werewolf in London
  • Anguish
  • The Grim Reaper
  • Antichrist
  • Arena
  • Army of Darkness
  • At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul
  • Audition
  • Baba Yaga
  • Baby Blood
  • Bad Taste
  • Basket Case
  • Battlefield Baseball
  • The Beast
  • Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
  • The Beyond
  • Bio Zombie
  • The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
  • Birdemic: Shock and Terror
  • The Birds
  • Black Christmas
  • Black Devil Doll from Hell
  • Black Sabbath
  • Black Sheep
  • Black Sunday
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • The Blob
  • Blood and Black Lace
  • Blood Diner
  • Blood Feast
  • The Blood on Satan's Claw
  • Blood: The Last Vampire
  • Bloodthirsty Butchers
  • Bloody Birthday
  • Blue Sunshine
  • Body Melt
  • The Borrower
  • The Boxer's Omen
  • Brain Damage
  • Braindead
  • The Brood
  • Brotherhood of the Wolf
  • Bubba Ho-tep
  • The Burning
  • The Burrowers
  • Cabin Fever
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Candyman
  • Cannibal Holocaust
  • Cannibal! The Musical
  • Carnival of Souls
  • Castle Freak
  • Cat People
  • Cathy's Curse
  • The Cell
  • Cemetery Man
  • Casshern
  • Cherry Falls
  • Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things
  • Chopping Mall
  • Christmas Evil
  • C.H.U.D.
  • Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV
  • City of the Living Dead
  • Class of 1984
  • Class of Nuke 'Em High
  • The Collector
  • The Company of Wolves
  • House of Mortal Sin
  • The Crazies
  • Critters
  • Cronos
  • The Curious Dr. Humpp
  • Night of the Demon
  • The Curse of the Werewolf
  • Dagon
  • Harlequin
  • Dark Night of the Scarecrow
  • Dark Water
  • Daughters of Darkness
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Dead & Breakfast