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post #271 of 762 Old 01-07-2015, 12:58 PM
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A great thriller...where is the BD?




NF is releasing this on 1/27.



"Underrated" is right.
I really enjoyed this one.
The critics generally hated Running Scared, but I love it. Just a pure adrenaline rush from start to finish and some great cinematography. Note that if you have the DVD you can do the VUDU HDX upgrade thing from home now, download the PC app and they are now offering $2 credit for first use = $3 for HDX version. (I did this and it looks great.)

And Bubba Ho-Tep is one of my all-time favorites. It may perhaps be lost on younger viewers, but I would think anyone in the middle-age range or older and of an existential philosophical bent would find it deeply meaningful. No, I am NOT being sarcastic, even though the plot may seem silly it is actually convincing and humorous at the same time. The performance of a lifetime from Bruce Campbell and we get to see The King go out in a manner befitting his title. I'm ready to watch this again just writing about it; I'll pop it in this weekend! Unfortunately this title is not available for HDX upgrade on VUDU. I see it is on blu-ray now, will have to get that at some point.
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Oh, and another one that, for some reason, just came to me: American Dreamz, which is a very silly and cynical look at fame and shows like American Idol and the like. Also staring Mandy Moore at her prime. And, speaking of Mandy, though it's probably a little too well known to be a cult movie, Saved! is a really good one.

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You'd be surprised @ the number of people who have never seen it. ...Or even heard of it. ...Our planet is big, and extends beyond our own borders.
I really doubt that unless your talking about some third world country. Pulp Fiction has made well over 300 million dollar when you adjust it from 1994 ticket prices, has inspired countless films and TV shows and parodied by so many comedians the last 20 years it doesn't even fit what "cult status" means. Sure, some may not have seen it but they know what it is after you explain what it is. When I went to Japan in 1995 they were raving over it. I still have the Japanese LD I bought back. So, anywhere with limited access to the outside world most likely never heard of it; everywhere else I'm sure they know about it.
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I really doubt that unless your talking about some third world country. Pulp Fiction has made well over 300 million dollar when you adjust it from 1994 ticket prices, has inspired countless films and TV shows and parodied by so many comedians the last 20 years it doesn't even fit what "cult status" means. Sure, some may not have seen it but they know what it is after you explain what it is. When I went to Japan in 1995 they were raving over it. I still have the Japanese LD I bought back. So, anywhere with limited access to the outside world most likely never heard of it; everywhere else I'm sure they know about it.
Ok, I am going to remove my post because too many people have seen, or heard of, 'Pulp Fiction'.
Instead I will find some that NOBODY have never heard of before; truly from the satanic underground/obscure world.
...Films that are mainly banned all over the world. ...And that only cult film members have slightly heard of, but never seen, or maybe few.

And true; in some countries of the world people are totally into a completely different culture than us when it comes to the movie industry surrounding Hollywood, and other places of the earth.
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Ok, this one is a great flick ::



* I have no clue how many people on our planet have seen it or even heard of it;
but if you haven't, check it out and see if you agree with me of its cult status slowly growing more and more.
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This is a crazy dark comedy that I love, totally whacky!

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i need to know of a funny underground movie that prety much nobody knows about. my girlfriend has seen the clerks series, both bill & ted's, both heave metals, a clockwork orange, boogienights, detroit rock city, dazed and confused, rocky horror, the one where the kid writes a report for rolling stone after doin somthin at a sabbath show, ferris bullers day off, and tomy. as far as i know. help a brother out man.
Is the OP still reading, lol?

So I was thinking the movie Bottle Rocket would fit the bill here. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115734/

http://www.criterion.com/films/594-bottle-rocket

I believe this was the Wilson brothers' first movie. Guess you have to "get" their humor, which I do. I thought this movie was pretty darn good, and I'm guessing most people have not seen it.
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Is the OP still reading, lol?

So I was thinking the movie Bottle Rocket would fit the bill here. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115734/

http://www.criterion.com/films/594-bottle-rocket

I believe this was the Wilson brothers' first movie. Guess you have to "get" their humor, which I do. I thought this movie was pretty darn good, and I'm guessing most people have not seen it.
I have it in my collection
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Then you must check out Rubin and Ed. Odd tale of a pyramid-scheme huckster and a Mahler-obsessed frozen cat owner.
Sounds good, will put in queue.


EDIT: NF doesn't have it.

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Then you must check out Rubin and Ed. Odd tale of a pyramid-scheme huckster and a Mahler-obsessed frozen cat owner.
i will check it out..
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Oh, and how could I have forgotten "The Family Stone" in my previous list? It would have had maximum effect to watch it back during the Xmas season, but a good watch at any time. It's one of those movies that leaves me feeling like a rag doll after I watch it, it's so powerful, but also a lot of humor, and a pretty amazing cast as well.

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Oh, and how could I have forgotten "The Family Stone" in my previous list? It would have had maximum effect to watch it back during the Xmas season, but a good watch at any time. It's one of those movies that leaves me feeling like a rag doll after I watch it, it's so powerful, but also a lot of humor, and a pretty amazing cast as well.
An underrated movie for certain.

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Thought you didn't like Seth Rogen?
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He's Canadian; so I like him a little.
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A great thriller...where is the BD?
I checked around and the only one available is the original non-anamorphic DVD and it's going for $45 @ Amazon.

I looked for it in other regions and there's nothing. However, I did find

Rapa Nui and The Challenge @ Amazon's German site.



I still have the LD; never released on DVD in R1.



It's a cool John Frankenheimer film with fight choreography by Steven Seagal. Scott Glenn is set to play "Stick" in the upcoming Daredevil TV series which looks like is based on the Frank Miller version from the early 80's.

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Tamlyn Tomita from Karate Kid II stars and Jason Scott Lee makes an uncredited cameo in it.

Not sure if this was posted in this thread...


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"Underrated" is right.
I really enjoyed this one.
Ditto, one of Paul Walkers best, perhaps the title of this thread should be underrated or unnoticed cult films..

this! TV was showing From Dusk Till Dawn overnight today.

Since I don't do online streaming, I'll have to scan this thread & check my local library!
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The 25th Hours is a good flick. It has a lot of atmosphere and the acting is all really good.

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Try Ilsa She Wolf of the SS or Nude Nuns with Big Guns. Actually there is a whole genre of nunexploitation films.

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... Nude Nuns with Big Guns...
I thought I'd really enjoy this one as I love exploitation films, but it left me thinking meh.
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I'll throw in a couple, both directed by Robert Rodriguez

From Dusk til Dawn, snappy little zombie movie

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116367/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_28

El Mariachi, the prototype for Desperado. It was literally made with a fist full of credit cards...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104815/...nm_flmg_prd_29
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Try Ilsa She Wolf of the SS or Nude Nuns with Big Guns. Actually there is a whole genre of nunexploitation films.
Don't forget "Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks". Those Ilsa films are all, well, amazing. I think I'll watch She Wolf of the SS after the game...
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