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 45 romance films in this list.

  • A Snake of June
  • Amélie
  • Azumi
  • Baise-moi
  • Barfly
  • Betty Blue
  • The Big Blue
  • Birth
  • Broken Flowers
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Buffalo '66
  • Caligula
  • Chasing Amy
  • Cruel Intentions
  • Deadgirl
  • The Dreamers
  • Eagle vs Shark
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Fido
  • Four Eyed Monsters
  • Garden State
  • Harold and Maude
  • He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not
  • I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK
  • Juno
  • Lo
  • Mallrats
  • May
  • Naked Killer
  • Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
  • Pandora's Box
  • Paper Heart
  • The Rules of Attraction
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Sid & Nancy
  • SLC Punk
  • Swingers
  • Teen Wolf
  • Thank God It's Friday
  • Tiptoes
  • Tiny Furniture
  • Tromeo & Juliet
  • True Romance
  • The Unknown
  • Zabriskie Point