Unconventional movies?

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  1. Charlodius

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    Another unconventional one that I enjoyed was Cabin in the Woods. It starts like a cliched teen horror movie but goes way off the rails.

    I don’t know if Rushmore is more offbeat than unconventional, but that was pretty enjoyable.
     
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    Love some of the Coen brothers films:

    Raising Arizona
    Miller's Crossing
    Fargo
    The Big Lebowski
    O Brother Where Art Thou?

    A great sleeper starring the late great Bill Paxton:

    Frailty
     
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    Fritz?
     
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    I haven't gone through all ten pages but Eraserhead was quite strange:



    The 1968 movie If is quite interesting. Especially as the critics praised it for the mid-film change from colour to black and white being an anarchic reflection of the repressive educational system, whereas the truth was that the company simply ran out of money and couldn't afford colour processing. The King's Clothes...

     
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    The ones that come to mind are:

    These don't follow the normal movie time line flow:

    Pulp Fiction
    Reservoir Dogs

    Some others like this, set up for a wow moment towards the end of the movie:

    Fight Club
    Shutter Island
     
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    One for the weirdos, is John water ' s pink flamingo.

    Otherwise, i d go for JD Wilkes 7 sins, about the music in the old american south.
     
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    Jacob's Ladder.

    Just when you think you know what's going on...you don't!

    Comedian Lewis Black has a cameo--bathtub scene--before he got famous.

    RIP Danny Aiello (played the chiropractor)...he passed away today.
     
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    Jacob's Ladder messed up my mind for a very long time after.

    Great movie.
     
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    Another totally offbeat film is an old Russian horror film entitled Viy.

    It's widely thought to be the first horror film made in the USSR (1967), and despite its age and production features, the special effects are very good and it is truly *creepy*. Great writing and acting too. It's been dubbed in English; you can watch it on YooChoob here:

     
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    Little masterpiece....
     
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    How about some of the photographic / documentary types? Baraka, Samsara, Koyaanisqatsi. Beautiful, thought-provoking movies.
     
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    I watched Bubba Ho-pet two weeks ago based on a recommendation from someone here (different thread) and now I dont know who to trust.....
    Reset my standards for bad movies, though it wasnt the very worst.
    i think Napoleon Dynamite may have a lock on that one for me. Step Brothers is a close follower for time wasted.

    Maybe we need a "bad movies" thread.

    "Unconventional" is indeed a bit broad.

    But I'll throw an unusual title out that I found thought provoking and interesting. ExMachina is a little twisted bit of sci-fi.
     
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