GOOD, overlooked movies - all genres

Lesser known films that I thought were worth passing on to others.
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1.
Crossing the Bridge (1992)
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The adventures of three teenage friends in 1970s Detroit. (103 mins.)
Director: Mike Binder
“ my fav movie, bar none. ” - murraldo17
 
2.
The Gamers: Dorkness Rising (2008)
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Lodge, a gaming geek, takes his playing very seriously, unlike his babyish friends who'd rather be immature. He decides to shake things up by introducing two unconventional people to their group. (105 mins.)
Director: Matt Vancil
“ If you have ever played DnD, you owe it yourself to watch this movie, preferably with other gamers. Hilarious. ” - murraldo17
 
3.
Asylum (1972)
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In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum. (88 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
“ Awesome gothic spooky music and a creepy batch of stories ” - murraldo17
 
4.
Evil Under the Sun (1982)
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Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi. (117 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ I'm a big fan of the Ustinov Poirot ” - murraldo17
 
5.
Wassup Rockers (2005)
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Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills... (111 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ good movie about a bunch of Latino friends and their day in L.A. ” - murraldo17
 
6.
Look (2007)
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The lies, betrayal, and desires of nine different groups of people are revealed as they live out their secret lives in the sight of the security cameras that capture our every movement. (102 mins.)
Director: Adam Rifkin
“ I loved the music ” - murraldo17
 
7.
Essential Killing (2010)
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An Afghan POW attempts his escape. (83 mins.)
“ a political and tense tale of one man's survival ” - murraldo17
 
8.
Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
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Caught cheating and banned for ten years, Bobby Dukes, paintball's first superstar, returns to reclaim his title and erase the memory of his tainted past. (91 mins.)
Director: Brant Sersen
“ Such a funny movie ” - murraldo17
 
9.
The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)
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The small town of Paris, Australia deliberately causes car accidents, then sells/salvages all valuables from the wrecks as a means of economy. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ strange and eccentric, but don't expect mad max ” - murraldo17
 
10.
Shock Waves (1977)
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Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of Zombie soldiers. (85 mins.)
Director: Ken Wiederhorn
“ The Best Nazi Zombie Movie ever ” - murraldo17
 
11.
The Devil's Rain (1975)
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A bunch of Satanists in the American rural landscape have terrible powers which enable them to melt their victims... (86 mins.)
Director: Robert Fuest
“ Uber Cheese but highly entertaining. Watch Shatner Melt! ” - murraldo17
 
12.
Deathstalker (1983)
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The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice... (80 mins.)
Director: John Watson
“ I love the whole casual attitude towards rape in this movie. ” - murraldo17
 
13.
The Best of Times (1986)
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A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game. (104 mins.)
“ Robin Williams is suprisingly calm and quiet in this feel good funny movie ” - murraldo17
 
14.
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
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Hollywood's Pauly Shore loses everything, fakes his own death, and gets caught! (82 mins.)
Director: Pauly Shore
“ I don't think Pauly Shore is a very funny comedian but he smartly lampoons his own image and gets most of Hollywood to help. ” - murraldo17
 
15.
The Believers (1987)
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A New York psychiatrist finds that a satanic cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son. (114 mins.)
“ Creepy and tense tale of child sacrifice and an evil cult ” - murraldo17
 
16.
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
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The hairdresser, wife and mother Cynthia Kellogg is in police department being interrogated by the experienced detective John Woods and his partner... (102 mins.)
Director: Alan Rudolph
“ Happier times for those two ” - murraldo17
 
17.
Malicious (1995)
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A medical student, obsessed with her school's star baseball player, pursues him and finally manages to get him to spend the weekend with her... (92 mins.)
Director: Ian Corson
“ Double bill with Pretty in Pink ” - murraldo17
 
18.
Barbarian Queen (1985)
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Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed... (72 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
“ Why can't there be bare breasted sword wielding barbarians in real life? ” - murraldo17
 
19.
Flesh Gordon (1974)
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Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth... (78 mins.)
“ I had a pre-teen obsession to see this movie(pre-vcr days) ” - murraldo17
 
20.
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
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The telling of an Inuit legend of an evil spirit causing strife in the community and one warrior's endurance and battle of its menace. (172 mins.)
Director: Zacharias Kunuk
“ beautiful, moving, harrowing epic and very human. ” - murraldo17
 
21.
Of Unknown Origin (1983)
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A man who recently completed rebuilding a townhouse becomes obsessed with a rat infestation until it becomes an interspecies duel. (88 mins.)
“ It's about one big mean scary rat and the homeowner driven to extreme ends. Tense and really creepy. ” - murraldo17
 
22.
Raising Cain (1992)
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The oncologist wife of a prominent child psychologist suspects her husband has an unhealthy scientific obsession with their child, unaware of what - or who - is really going on inside his head. (91 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Brian DePalma is to John Lithgow as
Sergio Leone is to Clint Eastwood,
kinda. ” - murraldo17
 
23.
Still Crazy (1998)
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"Strange Fruit" had everything that makes a legendary rockband: Money, Fame, Success, Groupies, a Singer who died of drugs and even a divine ending... (95 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
“ Great music and characters, very British ” - murraldo17
 
24.
Coffy (1973)
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A black nurse takes vigilante justice against inner-city drug dealers after her sister becomes their latest victim. (91 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
“ Pam Grier's best early work. I am in awe of her. ” - murraldo17
 
25.
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
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The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos. (91 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
“ Gretchen Mol' s masterpiece, bravo madam. ” - murraldo17
 
26.
A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
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Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang... (113 mins.)
“ A very droll and low key black comedy that is quietly hilarious. Contrast this very adult and funny movie with most Hollywood crap. ” - murraldo17
 
27.
The Hot Spot (1990)
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When the drifter Harry Madox reaches a small town in Texas, he gets a job as used car salesman with... (130 mins.)
Director: Dennis Hopper
“ Sexy hot naked Virginia Madsen and Jennifer Connely, and a great soundtrack by JOHN LEE HOOKER AND MILES DAVIS, and the great Charles Martin Smith too. ” - murraldo17
 
28.
Good Hair (2009 Documentary)
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Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles. (96 mins.)
Director: Jeff Stilson
“ As a very square white guy, I learned alot about stuff I had no clue about. ” - murraldo17
 
29.
The Arena (1974)
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Two thousand years ago, the people of Rome are so blasée, so used to violence, that entertaining them becomes a political problem... (90 mins.)
Director: Steve Carver
“ Female gladiators in Rome with the legendary Pam Grier ” - murraldo17
 
30.
The Big Doll House (1971)
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Beautiful women prisoners are abused in a Philippine prison, until 5 of them plot an escape by taking the evil female warden hostage with the reluctant help of 2 male fruit vendors. (95 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
“ And a genre is born ” - murraldo17
 
31.
Der Fluch der schwarzen Schwestern (1973)
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A lesbian vampire's soul is kept on in the bodies of her descendants. (103 mins.)
Director: Joseph W. Sarno
“ As seen on North American TV as VAMPIRE ECTASY.
Great euro lesbian Vampire flick, lotsa bongo dancing, nudity and bad acting ” - murraldo17
 
32.
The Flamingo Kid (1984)
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Set in Brooklyn, 1963, Jeffrey Willis has just finished high school and isn't quite sure what the future holds... (100 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ Matt Dillon was one cool guy when I was growing up. ” - murraldo17
 
33.
The Car (1977)
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A mysterious black, sleek automobile terrorizes everyone it comes into contact with in a small town in Utah. The local sheriff may be the only person who can stop this menace which has been possessed by pure evil. (96 mins.)
“ Great drive in movie. Great evil looking car, reminds me of Tremors ” - murraldo17
 
34.
Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)
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In the 1930's, Max Brown is an urban young man from an Eastern province, fresh from college, whose only... (100 mins.)
“ Saskatchewan during the depression. ” - murraldo17
 
35.
Crazy Mama (1975)
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Jonathan Demme directs this joyous relentlessly kitschy celebration of 50's America: opportunity, rock'n'roll... (83 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Cloris Leachman should have been a much bigger star. Talented lady ” - murraldo17
 
36.
Streets of Gold (1986)
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Alek is an immigrant from the Soviet Union who was a talented boxer in his day, but he was not allowed... (95 mins.)
Director: Joe Roth
“ This movie started my interest in combat sports ” - murraldo17
 
37.
Stone (1974)
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Members of the Grave Diggers Motorcycle Club are being knocked off one by one, and someone needs to find out why! Sandy Harbutt's timeless Australian cult film about a bunch of renegades riding Kawasaki 900s. (103 mins.)
Director: Sandy Harbutt
“ Not heavy on plot but undeniably cool biker flick ” - murraldo17
 
38.
Rude Boy (1980)
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A young British punk and roadie for The Clash navigates life in socially torn 1970s England. (133 mins.)
“ Co starring the CLASH!. you can safely ignore all nonClash material. ” - murraldo17
 
39.
Strippers vs Werewolves (2012)
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When werewolf chief Jack Ferris is accidentally killed in a strip club the girls who work there have until the next full moon before his bloodthirsty wolfpack seek murderous retribution (93 mins.)
“ Wayyyy better than rating. Enjoyably quite British genre movie. ” - murraldo17
 
40.
Barbarosa (1982)
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A young cowboy hooks up with a legendary outlaw, and before long both are on the run from the law. (90 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
“ To see young Gary before all the bad stuff ” - murraldo17
 
41.
Flashpoint (1984)
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Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle... (94 mins.)
Director: William Tannen
“ a quality B movie with a good mystery. ” - murraldo17
 
42.
The Big Bird Cage (1972)
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Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside. (88 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
“ Women in prison classic. Gotta watch. ” - murraldo17
 
43.
Wondrous Oblivion (2003)
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Eleven-year-old David Wiseman is mad about cricket but no good at it. He has the entire kit but none of the skill... (106 mins.)
Director: Paul Morrison
“ This will appeal to cricket fans everywhere. Delroy Lindo should have won an Oscar. ” - murraldo17
 
44.
Hercules Returns (1993)
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When Brad quits his job at a large cinema chain, to open his own picture theatre, his ex-boss sabotages... (82 mins.)
Director: David Parker
“ Starts slow but is seriously funny Aussie fun. ” - murraldo17
 
45.
Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
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Three cowboys, mistaken for members of an outlaw gang, are relentlessly pursued by a posse. (82 mins.)
Director: Monte Hellman
“ Yep, that's ol Jack in a weird 60's western. ” - murraldo17
 
46.
Truck Turner (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Truck is a bounty hunter who gets a job to track down a guy named Gator. When he and his partner find him... (91 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
“ Great music, Isaac Hayes is pretty good, but UHURA as a a badass madam makes this a classic, Oh and Yaphet Kotto is the super cool bad guy. ” - murraldo17
 
47.
Age of Consent (1969)
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An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades... (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
“ I saw this when I was 12 on CBCTV. It felt like Helen Mirren was naked for the entire movie. In the pre-Internet age of 1981, this was a jaw dropping, life altering experience. She is a goddess. ” - murraldo17
 
48.
Interrogation (1982)
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Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of. (118 mins.)
“ Harrowing, horrifying, heart rending tale of a woman's ordeal in a police state prison system. Banned by the then communist Polish gov't when made. Should be required viewing for all thinking people. ” - murraldo17
 
49.
Black Mama White Mama (1973)
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When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along... (87 mins.)
Director: Eddie Romero
“ The defiant ones with Pam Grier. ” - murraldo17
 
50.
The Wild Hunt (2009)
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A medieval reenactment game turns into a Shakespearean tragedy when a non-player crashes the event to win back his girlfriend. (96 mins.)
“ Crazy quebec movie of operatic tragedy in the midst of a LARPing community. Much better than I make it sound. ” - murraldo17
 
51.
The Mack (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes... (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Campus
“ What square white suburban guy wouldn't want to be the pimp Mack daddy? I sure did. ” - murraldo17
 
52.
Boss Nigger (1975)
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Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff... (87 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
“ I came for the title and soundtrack and stayed for this righteously black heroic western. I wish I could track down the first two movies in the series ” - murraldo17
 
53.
A Private Function (1984)
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In post-war Britain, food rationing continues, leading a married couple to become involved in the flourishing bacon black market. (92 mins.)
Director: Malcolm Mowbray
“ If you like it DRY and English then this is for you ” - murraldo17
 
54.
Switchblade Sisters (1975)
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The leader of an inner city girl gang is challenged when a new girl moves into the neighbourhood. (91 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
“ Hell Yeah, great kick ass chicks and sistas movie ” - murraldo17
 
55.
Lunacy (2005)
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A man takes up residence with a mysterious marquis and is soon persuaded to enter into an asylum for preventative therapy. Things are not what they seem, and the marquis may be even more sinister than what the young man may've predicted. (118 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
“ Words cannot convey how great and disturbing this movie is. Not for vegetarians. ” - murraldo17
 
56.
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
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Aboard a British train, mysterious fortune teller Dr. Schreck uses tarot cards to read the futures of five fellow passengers. (98 mins.)
Director: Freddy Francis
“ 2 stars just for the name alone. ” - murraldo17
 
57.
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source... (136 mins.)
Director: Bob Rafelson
“ About flawed British explorers in 19th century Africa. ” - murraldo17
 
58.
52 Pick-Up (1986)
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A secret fling between a man and his mistress leads to blackmail and murder. (110 mins.)
“ Why would you cheat on Ann Margaret with Vanity? ” - murraldo17
 
59.
Murder by Decree (1979)
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Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer. (124 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
“ Ah yes, back before Sherlock became an action hero. ” - murraldo17
 
60.
Alien Raiders (2008)
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It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, an idyllic family grocery store in Buck Lake... (85 mins.)
Director: Ben Rock
“ good low budget B movie ” - murraldo17
 
61.
Dillinger (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
John Dillinger and his gang go on a bank robbing spree across the midwest, but one G-Man is determined to bring him down. (107 mins.)
Director: John Milius
“ I enjoyed this more than the similar Public Enemies ” - murraldo17
 
62.
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In London, the Italian gym teacher Enrico 'Henry' Rosseni is having a love affair with his eighteen year-old student Elizabeth Seccles... (103 mins.)
“ very sexy schoolgirls gone bad giallo ” - murraldo17
 
63.
Race with the Devil (1975)
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Two couples vacationing together in an R.V. from Texas to Colorado are terrorized after they witness a murder during a Satanic ritual. (88 mins.)
Director: Jack Starrett
“ Fast paced chase movie, smart characters. Good ending ” - murraldo17
 
64.
Pootie Tang (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America... (81 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
“ I laughed out loud. Why the hate for this movie? ” - murraldo17
 
65.
Dark Days (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City. (82 mins.)
Director: Marc Singer
“ A modern urban classic with a DJ Shadow soundtrack ” - murraldo17
 
66.
Klown (2010)
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In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip. (93 mins.)
“ Good clean funny vulgarity. ” - murraldo17
 
67.
The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution. (102 mins.)
Director: Ivan Dixon
“ Fight the power. Revolutionary film.
Smart, angry masterpiece ” - murraldo17
 
68.
White Lightnin' (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, where every man owns a gun and a moonshine still... (92 mins.)
Director: Dominic Murphy
“ Intense, sometimes frenetic with great use of Hasil Adkins music ” - murraldo17
 
69.
Trespass (1992)
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Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St... (101 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ Breathe in all that good testosterone ” - murraldo17
 
70.
42nd Street Forever, Volume 2: The Deuce (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
DVD consisting of only movie trailers (grindhouse, horror, kung-fu, etc...) (121 mins.)
“ All the trailer compilations are terrific. I'd much rather watch an exciting 2 min trailer for a trashy movie than sit through the boring ass movie itself. ” - murraldo17
 
71.
42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
DVD consisting of only movie trailers (grindhouse, horror, kung-fu, etc...) (127 mins.)
 
72.
42nd Street Forever, Volume 3: Exploitation Explosion (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Compilation of movie trailers (grindhouse, horror, kung-fu, etc...) (101 mins.)
 
75.
Scratch (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now... (92 mins.)
Director: Doug Pray
“ All about the ancient art of turntablism. ” - murraldo17
 
76.
The Long Riders (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge. (100 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ Greatest feat of casting ever. Plus a killer soundtrack by Ry Cooder. ” - murraldo17
 
77.
Wonder Showzen (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An all-cynical, all-evil absurdist variety show that parodies the classic educational PBS shows of the 1970s, made up of old cartoons and educational films, children, and puppets from one's worst nightmares. (30 mins.)
“ Free your mind and your ass will follow. Anarchic bliss. ” - murraldo17
 
78.
When the Raven Flies (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An Irish man seeks vengeance against the vikings who killed his parents. (109 mins.)
“ An uber authentic Icelandic Viking tale of violent revenge with the craziest modern rock drumming on the soundtrack. Unique classic. ” - murraldo17
 
79.
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels. (97 mins.)
“ Smoke a doob before you watch this angry, sexy, and funky masterpiece. Take the time to read a bit about how the movie was made. This should have won a Nobel prize or something. ” - murraldo17
 
80.
Corner Gas (2004 TV Series)
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The life, or lack thereof, of a proprietor of a gas station, which is the only stop for miles around and a hub of action on the Prairies. (30 mins.)
Director: Trent Carlson
“ A Canadian comedy gem ” - murraldo17
 
81.
Net Worth (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of the NHL's early years, focusing on the battle between the players, led by Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay, and the owners, over issues of benefits, pensions and the like. (120 mins.)
“ All about how nice those NHL owners were back in the good old days. ” - murraldo17
 
82.
Screwballs (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Frolicking youth comedy about zany high school students set in the 1960s. (80 mins.)
Director: Rafal Zielinski
“ I rewatched this after thirty years. The sexual comedy is so gentle and good natured compared to more recent teen sex movies. Hooray for real breasts! ” - murraldo17
 
83.
Three O'Clock High (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A nerd gets himself in hot water with the new bully, a quiet bad boy who challenges him to fight on the grounds of their high school after the day's end. (97 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
“ Better than Bueller and any of those 80's teen classics ” - murraldo17
 
84.
Buried Alive (1990 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money... (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ Good cast and good acting for a TV movie ” - murraldo17
 
85.
...All the Marbles (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Harry manages The California Dolls, a female wrestling tag team endlessly touring America, and he's also romantically involved with one of them... (113 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ Starts kinda slow but features great female wrestling, and the "big fight" is a knockout. ” - murraldo17
 
86.
Big Bad Mama (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Mama and daughters get forced by circumstances into bootlegging and bank robbing, and travel across the country trailed by the law. (84 mins.)
Director: Steve Carver
“ Low budget cheese at it's best and William Shatner at his most seductive ” - murraldo17
 
87.
Charley Varrick (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A man, his wife, and their friend, stage a bloody bank robbery, unaware they are stealing money from the Mob. (111 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
“ Smart, mean crime thriller. Joe Don Baker is such a gleefully bad man it's a joy to behold ” - murraldo17
 
88.
Shogun Assassin (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When the wife of the Shogun's Decapitator is murdered and he is ordered to commit suicide by the paranoid Shogun, he and his four-year-old son escape and become assassins for hire, embarking on a journey of blood and violent death. (85 mins.)
“ the samurai hip-hop masterpiece is as good as it comes. ” - murraldo17
 
89.
Ghostwatch (1992 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The BBC gives over a whole evening to an 'investigation into the supernatural'. Four respected presenters... (91 mins.)
Director: Lesley Manning
“ I watched this knowing nothing about it and OMG did it get to me. Don't overthink, just enjoy. ” - murraldo17
 
90.
Vixen! (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists... (70 mins.)
Director: Russ Meyer
“ Hot sexy bitchiness with over the top racism and communism throw in, more please. ” - murraldo17
 
91.
Noroi: The Curse (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba." (115 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
“ I'm not usually a fan of J-Horror, but this faux doc really grabbed me and I found it very tense and believable. ” - murraldo17
 
92.
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Alien creatures invade a small town and four teenagers, along with a young boy, attempt to escape from them. (81 mins.)
Director: Douglas McKeown
“ Best low budget monster movie ever made. ” - murraldo17
 
93.
Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A bridal design shop owner kills various young brides-to-be in an attempt to unlock a repressed childhood trauma that's causing him to commit murder. (88 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
“ A good companion to any sappy romance ” - murraldo17
 
94.
Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Spalding Gray discusses his participation in the film The Killing Fields and the background story about the troubles of Cambodia. (85 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Be warned, this is a great movie but it's really just one long monologue. ” - murraldo17
 
95.
At Close Range (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In 1978 rural Pennsylvania an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons and they become intrigued with romanticized life of crime. (111 mins.)
Director: James Foley
“ Crazy man actor paradise. ” - murraldo17
 
96.
Detroit 9000 (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Marks
“ Good racially dominated cops and robbers tale. Detroit in the good old days. ” - murraldo17
 
97.
Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
An evil ninja attempts to avenge his death from beyond the grave, by possessing an innocent woman's body. (92 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
“ Dumb, dumb, dumb. Ninjas, aerobics, deserts, and exorcists all in a movie together. Yum,yum,yum. ” - murraldo17
 
98.
The Invisible Maniac (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A budding young scientist lad is caught by his mom checking out the lady across the way with his telescope... (86 mins.)
Director: Rif Coogan
“ Really enjoyable silly movie. If you are looking for lotsa boobs and lotsa crazy stupidity, this is for you. "Hollow Man" with a sense of humor. ” - murraldo17
 
99.
Trancers (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Jack Deth is a kind of cop/bounty hunter in the bleak Los Angeles of the future. He's become obssessed with chasing Whistler... (76 mins.)
Director: Charles Band
“ Good plot and fine acting kinda let down by low budget. Helen Hunt stands out. ” - murraldo17
 
100.
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After a meteorite unleashes a three-headed beast upon Tokyo, Mothra tries to unite with Godzilla and Rodan to battle the extraterrestrial threat. (93 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
“ One of the best. The Mothra song is memorable and haunting. ” - murraldo17