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1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.4
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58 Metascore

A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

Writers: Richard O'Brien, Jim Sharman | Director: Jim Sharman | Stars: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien

2. Blade Runner (1982)

R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.2
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88 Metascore

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Writers: Hampton Fancher, David Webb Peoples, Philip K. Dick | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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90 Metascore

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

4. The Room (2003)

R | 99 min | Drama

3.5
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Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

Writer: Tommy Wiseau | Director: Tommy Wiseau | Stars: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero, Philip Haldiman

5. Freaks (1932)

Unrated | 64 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

Writer: Clarence Aaron 'Tod' Robbins | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates

6. The Warriors (1979)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller

7.7
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In 1979 a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them.

Writers: Sol Yurick, David Shaber, Walter Hill | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler

7. Barbarella (1968)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.

Writers: Jean-Claude Forest, Claude Brulé, Terry Southern, Roger Vadim, Vittorio Bonicelli, Clement Biddle Wood, Brian Degas, Tudor Gates | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea

8. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

R | 83 min | Horror

7.5
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75 Metascore

Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.

Writers: Kim Henkel, Tobe Hooper | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain

9. The Baytown Outlaws (2012)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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33 Metascore

When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her godson from an abusive stepfather, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters.

Writers: Barry Battles, Griffin Hood | Director: Barry Battles | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Eva Longoria, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Clayne Crawford

10. Eraserhead (1977)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Mystery

7.4
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Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

Writer: David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates

11. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Unrated | 96 min | Horror

8.0
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A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.

Writers: John A. Russo, George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

12. Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Musical

8.0
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A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Writer: Roger Waters | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

13. The Holy Mountain (1973)

R | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This film gives the omniscient view of what social engineering caused by greed has done to the modern world, but shows us how to live and not give in to a material world.

Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara

14. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.

Writer: Earl Mac Rauch | Director: W.D. Richter | Stars: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum

15. Harold and Maude (1971)

GP | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Writer: Colin Higgins | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

16. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Unrated | 127 min | Action, Horror

8.0
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Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Writer: George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross

17. Pink Flamingos (1972)

NC-17 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.1
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Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive".

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

18. El Topo (1970)

Not Rated | 125 min | Western

7.5
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El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) ... See full summary »

Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau

19. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Writers: Daniel Goldberg, Len Blum, Dan O'Bannon, Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson, Angus McKie | Director: Gerald Potterton | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks

20. Tommy (1975)

PG | 111 min | Musical

6.6
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A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult because of that.

Writers: Ken Russell, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John

21. Fritz the Cat (1972)

Unrated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy

6.2
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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.

Writers: Ralph Bakshi, Robert Crumb | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry, Judy Engles

22. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

23. Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short

7.9
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A surrealistic film with input from Salvador Dalí, director Luis Buñuel presents stark, surrealistic images that shock the viewers including the slitting open of a woman's eye and a dead ... See full summary »

Writers: Salvador Dalí, Luis Buñuel | Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí

24. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)

PG | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.6
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A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated tomatoes that KILL!

Writers: Costa Dillon, John De Bello, J. Stephen Peace, Rick Rockwell | Director: John De Bello | Stars: David Miller, George Wilson, Sharon Taylor, J. Stephen Peace

25. Flesh Gordon (1974)

X | 78 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.6
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Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Benveniste | Directors: Michael Benveniste, Howard Ziehm | Stars: Jason Williams, Suzanne Fields, Joseph Hudgins, William Dennis Hunt

26. Basket Case (1982)

91 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.

Writer: Frank Henenlotter | Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: Kevin Van Hentenryck, Terri Susan Smith, Beverly Bonner, Robert Vogel

27. Female Trouble (1974)

NC-17 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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A spoiled schoolgirl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitchhiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

28. Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007)

R | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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54 Metascore

An action epic that explores the origins of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force (better known as Master Shake, Frylock, and Meatwad,) who somehow become pitted in a battle over an immortal piece of exercise equipment.

Writers: Matt Maiellaro, Dave Willis | Directors: Matt Maiellaro, Dave Willis | Stars: Dana Snyder, Dave Willis, Carey Means, Andy Merrill

29. Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same (1976)

PG | 137 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A Led Zeppelin concert filmed in Madison Square Garden, New York.

Writer: Peter Clifton | Directors: Peter Clifton, Joe Massot | Stars: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham

30. Desperate Living (1977)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.2
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A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Liz Renay, Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, Edith Massey

31. Forbidden Zone (1980)

R | 74 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.0
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The bizarre and musical tale of a girl who travels to another dimension through the gateway found in her family's basement.

Writers: Richard Elfman, Matthew Bright, Nick L. Martinson, Nicholas James | Director: Richard Elfman | Stars: Hervé Villechaize, Susan Tyrrell, Gisele Lindley, Jan Stuart Schwartz

32. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)

R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy

5.4
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Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been.

Writers: Fred Halliday, Eric Monte, Robert Taylor | Director: Robert Taylor | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Reva Rose, Bob Holt, Robert Ridgely

33. Reefer Madness (1936)

TV-PG | 66 min | Drama

3.7
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Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music.

Writers: Lawrence Meade, Arthur Hoerl, Paul Franklin | Director: Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig, Lillian Miles, Dave O'Brien

34. Targets (1968)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

7.5
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Elderly horror-film star who, while making a personal appearance at a drive-in theater, confronts a psychotic Vietnam veteran who's turned into a mass-murdering sniper.

Writers: Peter Bogdanovich, Polly Platt | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Boris Karloff, Tim O'Kelly, Arthur Peterson, Monte Landis

35. Shame of the Jungle (1975)

X | 85 min | Adventure, Animation, Comedy

5.3
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Shame, the ape man of the jungle, is aghast when his woman, June, is kidnapped by a gang of giant penises. They take her to their queen, Bazunga, a bald woman with fourteen breasts. After ... See full summary »

Writers: Pierre Bartier, Anne Beatts, Michael O'Donoghue, Picha | Directors: Picha, Boris Szulzinger | Stars: Bernard Dhéran, Georges Aminel, Arlette Thomas, Paule Emanuele

36. Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (1980)

82 min | Comedy

6.3
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Pepi is raped by the policeman who catches her growing marijuana in her apartment. She seeks revenge by getting his masochist wife to leave him.

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Carmen Maura, Félix Rotaeta, Alaska, Eva Siva

37. 200 Motels (1971)

TV-MA | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

5.9
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"Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Zappa, Tony Palmer, Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan | Directors: Tony Palmer, Frank Zappa | Stars: Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan, Ian Underwood, Aynsley Dunbar

38. They All Must Die! (1998 Video)

85 min | Horror

5.0
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Three black street thugs sexually assault and torture a white woman who moves into their neighborhood.

Writer: Sean Weathers | Director: Sean Weathers

39. Divine Trash (1998)

97 min | Documentary

7.8
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The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »

Writers: Kevin Heffernan, Steve Yeager | Director: Steve Yeager | Stars: John Waters, Pat Waters, John Waters Sr., Steve Buscemi

40. Multiple Maniacs (1970)

X | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.0
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The travelling sideshow 'Lady Divine's Cavalcade of Perversions' is actually a front for a group of psychotic kidnappers, with Lady Divine herself the most vicious and depraved of all - but... See full summary »

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

41. Heavy Traffic (1973)

X | 77 min | Animation, Drama

6.7
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An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork.

Writer: Ralph Bakshi | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank DeKova, Terri Haven

42. Liquid Sky (1982)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual ... See full summary »

Writers: Slava Tsukerman, Anne Carlisle, Nina V. Kerova | Director: Slava Tsukerman | Stars: Anne Carlisle, Paula E. Sheppard, Susan Doukas, Otto von Wernherr

43. Room Full of Spoons (2015)

Documentary | Post-production

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Writer: Rick Harper | Director: Rick Harper | Stars: Juliette Danielle, Robyn Paris, Greg Sestero, Kyle Vogt

44. Dr. Caligari (1989)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido. The staff... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Sayadian, Jerry Stahl | Director: Stephen Sayadian | Stars: Madeleine Reynal, Fox Harris, Laura Albert, Jennifer Balgobin

45. The Harder They Come (1972)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.1
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Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.

Writers: Perry Henzell, Trevor D. Rhone | Director: Perry Henzell | Stars: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman

46. Folle... folle... fólleme Tim! (1978)

90 min | Comedy

4.9
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A poor girl works in a general store with a blind boyfriend playing guitar. He becomes famous and she also becomes blind.

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Star: Carmen Maura

47. The Trade Off (2013 Video)

80 min | Drama

7.5
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A man is forced to re-evaluate the choices he's made in his life.

Writer: Sean Weathers | Director: Sean Weathers | Stars: Sean Weathers, Okema Moore, Waliek Crandall, Chrystal Claire

48. Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.2
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Jane White's only ambition is to appear on a popular talk show.

Writers: David Michael Latt, Kim Little | Director: David Michael Latt | Stars: Kim Little, Wil Wheaton, Alley Mills, Chris Hardwick

49. Bambi Meets Godzilla (1969)

Not Rated | 2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Bambi is contentedly nibbling the grass, seemingly unaware of his impending encounter with Godzilla. What will happen when the two finally meet?

Writer: Marv Newland | Director: Marv Newland