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Old 10-21-2013, 09:18 AM   #41
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My favorite 'quirkies' are: 'Barfly' (1987), with Mickey Rourke and Faye Dunaway. My most favorite is: 'Two-Lane Blacktop' (1971) with James Taylor and Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) starring in the only movie they were ever in (also had Warren Oates in it). Anybody I have ever loaned or showed these movies to hated them, but I love them, so I dunno.
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:19 AM   #42
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Harold and Maude
Almost Famous
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:21 AM   #43
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I'm the only other person who liked Two-Lane Blacktop.
We borrowed Vanishing Point (which of course reminds me of it) to watch last night and were hugely disappointed that it was damaged, right in the middle. I am eagerly awaiting the replacement disk from Netflix tomorrow so we can finish watching it.
I love the car chase scenes.
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Vanishing Point.....I bought a 1970 Challenger not long after I saw that movie at the drive-in!
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Such an awesome car. Whew, doggies.
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Forgot to put Local Hero on my original list....it's on my shelf as well. As well as Time Bandit. I have the Flash Gordon/Buck Rogers series which I kind of think as a strange long interrupted movie. Also just looked again and noticed the two Snowy River movies which I enjoyed. Am I the only person who really liked Stardust?
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Blood Simple. Very twisty and quirky. First of the Coen Brothers mvies.
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The original Sleuth with Michael Caine and Sir Laurence Olivier. When I first saw it in a theater it was more than half over before I realized there are only 2 people in the movie. It took me a long time to find a dvd of the original.
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Juno and Local Hero are a couple of favorites. Haven't read entire thread, so don't know if anyone has mentioned Harold and Maude yet. Pretty sure that was the first quirky movie I ever saw, and it made a lasting impression.
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A couple more Aussie postings that will qualify.

The Earthling
Rabbitproof Fence

Both good stories. The Earthling was filmed in the Blue Mountains. I believe they are currently getting hit with brush fires.
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Sorry....I do draw a line at "classics"...Caddyshack fits there.....a classic (which I have)...but doesn't fit in the limits for this thread. Juno....is an iffy...pretty popular at the time. I have several of the "Thin Man" series....quite like them....but doesn't fit in the quirky title. Wonderfalls I quite like.....quirky "series".... Outside Providence looks like something I need to look up. A "bad" movie....that's entertaining.... Princess Bride also doesn't count....a really really popular "cult" film (which is one of my favs).
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Then there is Cabin Boy, definitely quirky, definitely not popular. I think maybe 12 people ever saw it....
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Then there is Cabin Boy, definitely quirky, definitely not popular. I think maybe 12 people ever saw it....
Sadly.....I am included.....
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Sadly.....I am included.....
That was you in the row ahead of us!
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Princess Bride also doesn't count....a really really popular "cult" film (which is one of my favs).
I love The Princess Bride. So many memorable lines.
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