What is the strangest movie you have ever seen?

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Postby aquazoo » Fri Mar 17, 2006 4:55 pm

Eraserhead.

Definitely strange, and it's still strange by the 5th or 6th viewing.

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Postby Dr. Otis Lansa » Fri Mar 17, 2006 4:58 pm

Not the strangest, but has anyone ever seen a British (IIRC) flick called How to Get Ahead in Advertizing?
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Postby ChowMein » Sat Mar 18, 2006 4:28 am

Hi Folks!
Fantastic Planet springs to mind,French animated film.It apparently enjoys "cult" status last i heard of it.

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Postby theonlyspoon » Sat Mar 18, 2006 11:38 am

Just seen "Primer".

Not the strangest, but one of the the most dense and complex, I'm gonna be thinking about and rewatching this one a lot I think.
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Postby beagle » Sat Mar 18, 2006 7:04 pm

If is fairly strange, in that it starts conventionally but spirals into anarchy.

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Postby MusMusculus » Sun Mar 19, 2006 4:00 am

Naked Lunch

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Postby Swatopluk » Sun Mar 19, 2006 5:47 am

MusMusculus wrote:Naked Lunch

"I can think of at least 2 things wrong with that title." - Nelson Muntz


Can't contradict you there. That combination of author and director couldn't produce anything less than strange.
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Postby ChowMein » Mon Mar 20, 2006 11:05 pm

Now that i think of it, ANYTHING by David Cronenburg is strange.In fact ,some are almost unwatchable and all of which i thank God in wherever that i didn't depart with any cash.

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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Mon Mar 20, 2006 11:35 pm

perhaps Spirited away, or The Theif and The Cobler.
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Postby Swatopluk » Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:26 pm

Miyazaki & Co may make bizarre movies but not strange ones from my point of view (seen Pom Poko yet?).
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Postby pie_rat » Tue Mar 21, 2006 11:50 pm

Killer Klowns from Outer Space.

I saw it at my grandmother's when I was really young, and it pretty much scarred my cousins and I for life. We were probably just too young to get it, but we found it so bizarre that it was terrifying.

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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:32 am

I caught the end of that movie, but I'll never forget the tune.

KILLER KLOOOOWNZ! FROM OUTER SPAAACE!!!!!

I'll have to rent that soon. after renting GOJIRA! (godzilla spoken phonetically like in the original movies)
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Postby theonlyspoon » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:04 pm

I will happily go on record and say that two of my favourite films of all time are "Spirited Away" and "Tortoro My Neighbour". There is more magic in those films than a million Lion Kings or Peter Pans.

Disney could really learn something from them.

As for strange.... Twin Peaks Fire Walk With Me.

But I still liked it.
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Postby Rob Anybody » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:51 pm

I have always been a huge fan of B-movies.
Killer Clowns From Outer Space, Revenge Of The Killer Tomatos, anything Russ Meyers did, etc.
But The strangest movie I have ever seen has got to be "Cannibal! The Musical" It is a pjoject done by Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park fame.
They did a musical loosly based on actual events during the gold rush days as a art school project.
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Thu Mar 23, 2006 9:21 pm

I forgot about Totoro!

totoro, totoro!

...that was such an odd movie. I'll have to watch it again, as I totally forget the plot... they moved somewhere new... and met totoro...
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