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Most bizarre film

In your opinion what is the most bizarre movie you've ever seen.
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Lynch's Ereaserhead would be the easy answer for me, but I would add Matthew Barnes' Cremaster Cycle films, but they're more conceptual art than actual cinema.



They are amazingly beautiful but, sadly, really boring and confusing.
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darn double post

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Fear and Loathing on shrooms. Nuff said.
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Originally Posted by Pressplay
Lynch's Ereaserhead would be the easy answer for me, but I would add Matthew Barnes' Cremaster Cycle films, but they're more conceptual art than actual cinema.



They are amazingly beautiful but, sadly, really boring and confusing.
I've never seen one of his movies, but have read articles, reviews, etc. They intrigue me ever so, but in a strange way that I can't explain...especially since I've never seen one.
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Freaks (1932)

Also, there's this other movie that came to mind, but I have no idea what the name of it is. I watched it once a long time ago very casually. Maybe you guys could help me out, here's the description:

There are these two young women who escaped from prison and are basically on the run for the entire movie. One is black, and one is white. The black one was a lesbian and a bit of a psycho, and would randomly kill people in sometimes a ritualistic fashion. The white girl was sort've bitchy, sassy, and the dominant one in the relationship. The white girl would always get mad at the black girl every time she killed, and the black girl would cry and say "I'm sorry". But she always ended up killing again. The white girl could puke at will. While in jail, she demonstrated this by throwing up what looked like 3 gallons of chunky yellow soup on this other inmate who pissed her off. Later in the movie, they meet up with this witch (one of the black girl's childhood friends, I think?). It was a male witch who sort've dressed in drag. They always thought the withc was a woman... until the white girl pulled his penis out of his pants. Anyway... they end up cooking him in an oven, and while he's in the oven you can see his once normal looking nose is about three times longer. Hmm... what else. At the end of the movie, the black girl asks the white girl to shoot her in the head. And she does. Bang. Does anyone have any idea what movie this is? Sorry for the terrible description, but I was just sort've randomly blurting out things I vaguely remember. And I wish I knew their names so I wouldn't have to keep saying "white girl" "black girl".

Anyway, that was a very bizarre movie to me.
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King Kong. A woman falls in love with a 50 ft ape? That's fucked.
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Gummo

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Mulholland Drive and Stay immediately come to mind.
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Tetsuo: The Iron Hammer
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Naked Lunch or Eraserhead.
Old 01-15-06, 11:10 PM
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Try watching Miike's Gozu.

One of the weirdest but fascinating movies I've ever seen. You'll never look at a ladle the same way again.
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Clockwork Orange and Crash (James Spader)
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In addition to some of the ones named, Schizopolis, Julien Donkey-Boy, and Private Parts (1972) are all bizarre in their own way.

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Luis Bu˝uel and Dali's: Un chien andalou

More of a short film but its extremely odd.
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Originally Posted by The Cow
Gummo


I'll second Gummo. I'll also add Korine's follow up: Julien Donkey Boy.
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The Doom Generation and Nowhere, Gummo, Dead Leaves

Those were weird, weird.

Few "weird" movies that had complete internal logic:

Mindgame ( trailer: http://www.catsuka.com/interf/bideo/...e_trailer.rmvb (realmedia) )
Survive Style 5+ ( trailer: http://ss5.goo.ne.jp/movie/ss5_300k.asx )
Nothing
Big Fish
Persona
The Triplets of Belleville
FLCL

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Originally Posted by Mopower
King Kong. A woman falls in love with a 50 ft ape? That's fucked.
Wow, this must be different from the King Kong myself and countless others saw where the ape was only 20-25 feet tall.
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Originally Posted by nickdawgy
Wow, this must be different from the King Kong myself and countless others saw where the ape was only 20-25 feet tall.

Oh sorry I didn't have a fucking yard stick with me to measure it with. Troll somewhere else ass.
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Originally Posted by The Cow
Gummo

First one I thought of when I saw this thread title

I'll also add Forbidden Zone....
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When I was very young I saw a movie where a kid or kids where kidnapped and as punishment they had to eat large quantities of unappetizing food in a dungeon. One person had to eat a whole shark. I was probably not older than 5 when I saw this, so I doubt I really remember it.

Too many "bizarre" films are bizarre for their own sake, or you can tell they are trying way too hard.
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For bizarre (not grotesque) you can't beat the 1938 all-midget musical western THE TERROR OF TINY TOWN, scripted in part by Helen Gurley (Brown).

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