The eccentric, The obscure, and the quirkyby always_blinded | created - 29 Apr 2011 | updated - 08 Nov 2012 | Public
some are classics... some are just films that deserve to be watched but most if not all are my own personal favorites
the order has no importance
*** I welcome movie suggestions from other film connoisseurs
"be kind please rewind"
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1. Secretary (2002)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.
Votes: 75,436 | Gross: $4.06M
an S & M love story at its finest
2. Buffalo '66 (1998)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After being released from prison, Billy is set to visit his parents with his wife, whom he does not actually have. This provokes Billy to act out, as he kidnaps a girl and forces her to act as his wife for the visit.
Votes: 41,476 | Gross: $2.38M
Vincent Gallo composed and performed the original music and also wrote, directed and stars in the film
3. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 677,024 | Gross: $1.48M
a twisted mind-trip that deserves to be seen by the masses
4. Bully (2001)
R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.
Votes: 31,779 | Gross: $1.54M
a Larry Clark film based on actual events.. with a memorable performance by the late Brad Renfro
5. Alpha Dog (2006)
R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Johnny and a couple pals kidnap Jake's 15-year-old brother, Zach, then assigns his buddy Frankie to be Zach's minder. They develop a brotherly friendship. Zach parties with his captors as things begin to spin out of control.
Votes: 93,673 | Gross: $15.23M
a true story about a kidnapping that goes to far
6. Blue Velvet (1986)
R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Votes: 156,499 | Gross: $8.55M
ill never look at Dennis Hopper the same ever again
7. Trainspotting (1996)
R | 94 min | Drama
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Votes: 569,292 | Gross: $16.50M
an epic drug hazed binge to remember
8. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.
Votes: 48,217 | Gross: $0.29M
can of mixed vegtables thats all im saying
9. Shallow Grave (1994)
R | 89 min | Crime, Thriller
Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.
Votes: 51,299 | Gross: $2.88M
a slow downward spiral into madness
10. Altered States (1980)
R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
Votes: 28,161 | Gross: $19.85M
a sensory deprivation tank and some tripped out visuals
11. Bongwater (1998)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
An indolent artist in Portland, Oregon becomes addicted to marijuana, prompting his girlfriend to flee to New York City with a heroin addict.
Andy Dick & Jeremy Sisto do make the most darling couple!!!
13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.
Votes: 236,266 | Gross: $10.68M
14. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.
Votes: 609,458 | Gross: $28.26M
are you talkin to me
15. Less Than Zero (1987)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
Votes: 16,384 | Gross: $12.40M
16. American Psycho (2000)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama
A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.
Votes: 414,777 | Gross: $15.07M
17. But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
Votes: 22,544 | Gross: $2.21M
19. King of the Ants (I) (2003)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young drifter discovers his true calling when he's hired by a mobster to stalk and kill a prominent accountant, and then decides to seek revenge when the stingy thugs try to kill him rather than pay him.
a messed up lil film
20. Fido (2006)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon ... See full summary »
Votes: 26,745 | Gross: $0.30M
a zombie Timmy & Lassie love story gone ....right!
21. Tart (2001)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After her only friend is expelled from their private school in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Cat Storm wants to get close to a boy she is attracted to and recreate herself with new ... See full summary »
sex, drugs and study hall
22. The Minus Man (1999)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A cold-blooded serial killer floats around the country and chooses his victims from people who complain about their lives and indicate a willingness to be killed. His murders are introduced... See full summary »
Votes: 5,924 | Gross: $0.37M
likable serial killer
23. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 528,213 | Gross: $57.14M
24. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,604,782 | Gross: $37.03M
the hottest Mr. Pitt has EVER been .... hands down Tyler Durden
25. Highway (I) (2002)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama
After Jack gets caught with a Vegas mobster's wife in bed, he's gotta hit the road. Jack's best friend Pilot accompanies him, and the pair sets out on an adventure akin to Kerouac's "On the Road".
right here is one of my guilty pleasures
26. Boys Don't Cry (1999)
R | 118 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Votes: 85,185 | Gross: $11.53M
how i learned of Ms. Chloe's 3rd nipple birthmark...
28. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
R | 104 min | Drama
Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.
Votes: 42,900 | Gross: $6.40M
29. Dream a Little Dream (1989)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An accident puts the consciousness of an elderly dream researcher into the body of a bratty teenager. The problem? The kid prefers dreamworld limbo to real life.
Votes: 5,532 | Gross: $5.55M
this solidified my love for the Corey's
30. Labyrinth (1986)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.
Votes: 109,152 | Gross: $12.73M
the epidemy of my childhood
31. Harold and Maude (1971)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.
oh Maude you are the most fabulous rockin lil old lady to ever be an old lady EVER!!!
32. The Graduate (1967)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.
Votes: 231,992 | Gross: $104.95M
cheers to you Mrs Robinson Jesus loves you more than you will know (Wo,Wo,Wo)
33. The Locusts (1997)
R | 124 min | Drama
A drifter enters a small town looking for employment. While working at the local cattle ranch, he meets and falls in love with the beautiful Kitty and becomes involved in a deadly yet erotic love triangle.
Votes: 1,557 | Gross: $0.01M
sad dysfunctional tale of a family ... and a passing stranger that now knows too much
34. Return to Paradise (1998)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Two friends must choose whether to help a third friend who was arrested in Malaysia for drug possession.
Votes: 12,592 | Gross: $8.29M
i love to love the Vaughn
35. The House of Yes (1997)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
A mentally unbalanced young woman - who is convinced she is Jackie Kennedy - flies into a murderous rage when her brother returns home to reveal he is engaged.
Votes: 7,137 | Gross: $0.62M
36. Cabin Fever (2002)
R | 93 min | Horror
A group of 5 college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Votes: 68,631 | Gross: $21.16M
38. Clay Pigeons (1998)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime
Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend kill himself because of the on-going affair that Clay was having with the man's wife. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow... See full summary »
Votes: 9,954 | Gross: $1.79M
39. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Over ten years later, they get their chance for revenge.
Votes: 170,924 | Gross: $49.10M
40. Léon: The Professional (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
Votes: 878,891 | Gross: $19.50M
41. Clean, Shaven (1993)
Not Rated | 79 min | Crime, Drama
After a man suffering from schizophrenia is released from a mental institution, he attempts to get his daughter back from her adoptive family.
experience life through a schizophrenics eyes
42. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
R | 102 min | Drama
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.
Votes: 674,885 | Gross: $3.64M
a gritty powerful emotional rollercoaster
43. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 540,232 | Gross: $24.61M
severed leg through a wood chipper!!!
45. Spun (2002)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.
Votes: 34,430 | Gross: $0.41M
my favorite drug film of all time
46. Ordinary People (1980)
R | 124 min | Drama
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.
Votes: 40,629 | Gross: $54.80M
mary tyler moore in a way ive never seen her
47. Pretty Baby (1978)
R | 110 min | Drama
A teenage girl lives as a prostitute in New Orleans in 1917.
Votes: 8,533 | Gross: $5.79M
wow Brooke Sheilds your mother was one sick sick woman
48. Being John Malkovich (1999)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy