What is the strangest movie you have ever seen?

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Postby Amazing Larry » Tue Jun 20, 2006 7:31 pm

I'm surprised no one has listed Napoleon Dynamite yet. I guess it's to prevent the horde of vote-for-Pedro-t-shirt-wearing preteens from showing up. Thanks, vote-for-Pedro-t-shirt-wearing preteens, for ruining my chances of calling it a decent movie. Thanks.

Triplets of Belleville is most likely a candidate for the greatest animated movie of all time. Very absurd, but quite realistic at the same time.

2001: A Space Oddysee is probably the weirdest movie I've ever seen. Wait, no, just the first and last fifteen minutes.
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Postby Amazing Larry » Tue Jun 20, 2006 8:39 pm

Well, my post was less concerned with the fact that it was weird and more concerned with the fact that it wasn't mentioned yet.

I agree with you in saying that it's stupid, but it has a certain innocence about it.

Plus, it was made by Mormons.
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Postby St John the Blasphemist » Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:53 am

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The blurb on the back cover said it's "both transcendent and immoral". My analysis describes it as "what?".

Not the most bizarre movie I've ever seen, but still up there with the others.

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Postby Swatopluk » Sat Jun 24, 2006 2:40 pm

Did I mention "Zipang" already?
The Japanese make some quite weird movies but this fantasy/action/swordsplay movie is in a league of its own (Cyrano de Bergerac himself fighting the samurai hero in Japan is just a minor weirdness in it).
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Postby kat » Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:01 pm

I got through about 45 minutes of Mr. Dynamite before I noticed a much more interesting Mythbusters rerun.
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Postby black bart » Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:38 am

We've probably mentioned Plan 9 from Outer Space already...but I love it so much I want to mention it again. Someone should make a sequel - The Return of Plan 9 from outer space, or a prequel Plan 8...and what about the other 7 plans?
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Postby Swatopluk » Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:16 am

Thinking that it was only the second choice.
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Postby Grey » Sat Jul 01, 2006 9:46 pm

Just saw one that tops meh list. "Bruce Campbell adn the Army of Darkness"
Uh, yeah, never seen a movie weirder then that. :?
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sat Jul 01, 2006 9:52 pm

space odessy 2001... how can it NOT be the strangest movie ones ever seen?
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Postby Grey » Sat Jul 01, 2006 9:53 pm

No, not really. Army of darkness is ten times weirder.
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sat Jul 01, 2006 10:01 pm

hmm... I'll look into it then. I say, it can't be a weird movie without technicolour...
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sun Jul 02, 2006 11:52 am

THAT MOVIE IS AWESOME! especially since its a short story, like movies are SUPPOSED to be.

but certainly not strangest. 'kookiest' maybe...
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Postby Swatopluk » Sun Jul 02, 2006 2:38 pm

Resurrection of the Little Match Girl is quite weird, though probably not a record-breaker on that.
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sun Jul 02, 2006 5:12 pm

second coming of DD? now THERES a scary thought....
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Sun Jul 02, 2006 5:38 pm

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