Involuntary Laugh

Movies that weren't made for you to laugh, but you just can't help it!

Involuntary comedies are the best, and should be a genuine genre.

I really laugh more watching these movies than some "real" comedy.

Too bad most of them are so unknown that don't have even a picture...
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1.
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite (a sort of sun-driven bomb). (79 mins.)
“ The master-piece of bad movies, the one and only PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE!!!

This movie inspired a lot of movie makers on what to avoid to make a good movie as well as others to make even worst movies!!! ” - pixtureske
 
2.
The Room (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored with him and decides to seduce his best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again. (99 mins.)
Director: Tommy Wiseau
“ I think this movie doesn't beat "Plan 9" because the latter is already a cult classic. But time is the best judge... This is one of the most "not-supposed-to-be-funny" movies ever!!!

I saw it in a midnight session in Melbourne a few months ago... And I suggest you to watch the movie like this if you have the chance. It comes even with special instruction on how to watch it. ” - pixtureske
 
3.
Three Giant Men (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Istanbul is being terrorized by a crime wave, and the police call in American superhero Sergent America and Mexican wrestler Santo to put a stop to it. (81 mins.)
Director: T. Fikret Uçak
“ Captain America joins forces with El Santo (that features another movie in this list - popular guy...) to fight against no one else than the evil... SPIDER-MAN?!!!!

Warning: Put some diapers on while watching this movie... ” - pixtureske
 
4.
Dünyayi Kurtaran Adam (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Two space cadets crash-land on a desert planet, where an evil wizard seeks the ultimate power to take over the world. Although the movie borrows some background footage from Star Wars, the plot is mostly unrelated. (91 mins.)
Director: Çetin Inanç
“ AKA "Turkish Star Wars". ” - pixtureske
 
5.
Badi (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Pretty much a Turkish remake of E.T, but instead of Badi being cute and funny, he is scary people of all ages
Director: Zafer Par
“ This is what would happen if the Spielberg's E.T. had fallen in Istambul. Badi... is really bad... ” - pixtureske
 
6.
Turist Ömer Uzay Yolu'nda (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Enterprise picks up a Turkish hobo. (72 mins.)
Director: Hulki Saner
“ The Turkish Star Trek makes me think this flick might acutally be a real comedy, so crazy it's plot is!

There's even a certain guy called "Mr. Spack" and a flamboyant Cap. Kirk... ” - pixtureske
 
7.
Seytan (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A little girl is possessed by a demon. (101 mins.)
Director: Metin Erksan
“ Or "The Turkishorcist" is so bad it's good! More gorish, moore bloodish, more boobish... less plotish.... ” - pixtureske
 
8.
Little Ayse and the Magic Dwarfs in the Land of Dreams (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A young girl named Aysecik lives on her parents' farm, when an animated tornado carries her and her... (88 mins.)
Director: Tunç Basaran
“ The original Wizard of Oz was already a hell of trip... But this Turkish "remake" changes the whole meaning of the expression "trip". This is a TRIP!
Dancers cave men, cannonmen dwarves and a gay Scarecrow are some of the reinventionism they broght to this "art house" movie. ” - pixtureske
 
9.
The Return of Superman (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Born out of a Christmas ornaments-filled heaven, Turkish Superman fights the mob in order to save the day! (67 mins.)
Director: Kunt Tulgar
“ Incredible visual effects! Original soundtrack! Expressionless faced Superman!!!

Down, down and away!!! ” - pixtureske
 
10.
Dracula in Istanbul (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(102 mins.)
Director: Mehmet Muhtar
“ Production note: All the fog seen in the movie was made by the great crew of 40 men smocking cigarettes crowched behind the set and blowing the smoke towards it!

How can't this be awesome?!

Production note 2: Since Turky is a Islamic country, no crosses to scare Mr. Vlad!! ” - pixtureske
 
11.
Ölüm savasçisi (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Ninjas, monster frogs, a logic film full of zombies
“ A super hit, original, turkish movie! With the super star Cuneyt Arkin (from Turkish Star Wars) kicking a lot of asses with lots of "references" to many american movies!

A must see! ” - pixtureske
 
12.
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After hunting down and killing hundreds of violent criminals, Frank Castle, aka The Punisher, faces his most deadly foe yet: Jigsaw. (103 mins.)
Director: Lexi Alexander
“ Meanwhile back to the States...

Well, I don't know about you, but if this movie violent scenes were supposed to shock... then it shocked me so much that all I could do was laugh!! ” - pixtureske
 
13.
Deadly Prey (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A group of sadistic mercenaries kidnap people off the streets and set them loose on the grounds of their secret camp, so the "students" at the camp can learn how to track down and kill their prey. (88 mins.)
Director: David A. Prior
“ I heard they are planning a sequel!! Lol! Well... I'm wating for it!

This movie also suggests me the idea of a list of movies not yet on DVD... does someone know that such list already exists? ” - pixtureske
 
14.
Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Kung-Fu Action / Comedy / Horror / Musical about the second coming. (85 mins.)
“ Ok, I think this Canadian movie was made with the intention to provoke laughs... but I laugh so much more of its badness than of what was really intended to provoke laughs.

Guess who is in it?! Eeeel Santoooooo!!!!!

This movie could actually be very good! It was a waste of a good idea... ” - pixtureske
 
15.
Space Mutiny (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.0/10 X  
A pilot is the only hope to stop the mutiny of a spacecraft by its security crew, who plot to sell the crew of the ship into slavery. (91 mins.)
“ Watching with MST3k or without it... funny any way.... ” - pixtureske
 
16.
American Movie (1999 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before. (107 mins.)
Director: Chris Smith
“ I know the director tries to make fun out of it, but the thing is that their drama was not supposed to be funny... ” - pixtureske
 
17.
Confessions of a Superhero (2007 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Chronicles the lives of four mortal men and women who work as characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. (92 mins.)
Director: Matt Ogens
“ Same thing with this one. It's sad and funny, really funny...
I met most of those guys when I lived in LA, but I only found about the doc two years later. Otherwise I would love to chat with them.
This movie took me to another doc, a fake one: "Finishing the Game", this one supposed to be funny. And it is! ” - pixtureske
 
18.
Enter the Ninja (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
After just completing his training at a ninja school, an army vet travels to the Phillippines and finds... (99 mins.)
Director: Menahem Golan
“ A Classic Involuntary Laugh, this movie has situations like Nero's mustache (which can be seen throuhg his mask) and the villain's dramatic death.

Definetly a must! ” - pixtureske
 
19.
The Wicker Man (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community. (102 mins.)
Director: Neil Labute
 
20.
Batman & Robin (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City. (125 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
21.
Battlefield Earth (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
After enslavement and near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, humanity begins to fight back. (118 mins.)
Director: Roger Christian
 
22.
The Vanguard (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
The year is 2015 and overpopulation and famine have plunged our planet into chaos and one desperate survivor finds himself being hunted and pursued by hordes of rage-crazed zombies. (89 mins.)
Director: Matthew Hope