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10 Movies That Are One-of-a-Kind Finds Worth Your Attention

Dogville (2003)
Image Credit: 20th Century Studios

The best thing about a good movie is that it helps viewers forget the stress of their lives for a couple of hours. There is nothing like sitting back with a bucket of popcorn and immersing yourself in another world. According to a popular internet forum, here are ten movies that are one-of-a-kind finds and absolutely worth your attention.

1. Eraserhead (1977)

Eraserhead (1977)
Image Credit: Libra Films International.

Henry resides alone in a bleak apartment surrounded by industrial gloom in Eraserhead. When he discovers that an earlier fling with Mary X left her pregnant, he marries the expectant mother and has her move in with him. Things take a strange turn when the couple’s baby becomes a bizarre lizard-like creature that won’t stop wailing. One film fanatic claims that Eraserhead is an experience you won’t forget.

2. Dogtooth (2009)

Dogtooth (2009)
Image Credit: Verve Pictures.

Dogtooth instantly establishes a disturbing atmosphere with its opening, which offers no context as to the characters’ situation, merely a shot of a tape recorder playing a list of “new words” in what we, as viewers, can only assume is some form of lesson. One cinephile says, “You can’t go wrong with the rest of Lanthimos movies. They’re all different than each other and from any other movie too.”

3. Wrong (2012)

Wrong (2012)
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Wrong has a simple premise of a guy who loses his dog and goes on a journey to find him, but things become weird and twisted the longer it goes on. One commenter calls it “a weird little movie.”

4. Beau is Afraid (2023)

Beau is Afraid (2023)
Image Credit: A24.

Beau Is Afraid is one of those movies that might leave you sitting there without any idea what you just watched. It clocks in at three hours long and sometimes feels like three different movies. The lead performance by Joaquin Phoenix is what makes it a must-watch. You can’t say this one isn’t unique, as there is no movie like it, and it will likely never be again.

5. The Fall (2006)

The Fall (2006)
Image Credit: Roadside Attractions.

In the time of silent films, an injured stuntman is in the hospital and tells stories to a little girl who is also there recovering. As he tells the stories, she imagines them in brilliant detail. One moviegoer claims this is “one of the most beautiful and artistic movies I’ve ever seen, and the story is fantastic, too.”

6. Pink Flamingos (1972)

Pink Flamingos (1972)
Image Credit: Criterion.

A bizarre fat woman and her misfit family compete with a Baltimore couple to be named the filthiest people alive. One movie fan admits they haven’t seen Pink Flamingos in over twenty years, but images from it are still seared into their brain.

7. Freaks (1932)

Freaks (1932)
Image Credit: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

When trapeze artist Cleopatra learns that circus midget Hans has an inheritance, she marries the lovesick performer while planning to steal his fortune and run off with her lover, Hercules. When Hans’ friends and fellow performers discover what is going on, they band together and carry out a brutal revenge that leaves Hercules and Cleopatra knowing what it truly means to be a freak.

8. Dogville (2003)

Dogville (2003)
Image Credit: 20th Century Studios.

A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor.

One film buff details, “I’ve watched it three times over the years, and it stands out as ultra different, and it hits pretty hard by the end for how it is done.”

9. Repeater (1979)

Repeater (1979)
Image Credit:
Welsh Arts Council.

Repeater is a comic thriller that tells the story of a woman’s confession of murder. The film rearranges the evidence, then leads the audience into a story proving a confession is not as easy as one might think.

10. Gummo (1997)

Gummo (1997)
Image Credit: Fine Line Features.

Teen friends Tummler and Solomon navigate the ruins of a tiny, tornado-ravaged town in Ohio populated by the deformed, disturbed, and perverted. When not gunning down stray cats for a few bucks, the boys pass their time getting stoned on household inhalants. Many viewers admit that the bathtub scene in Gummo lives rent-free in their heads.

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The Usual Suspects
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Katherine Heigl
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21 of the Absolute Best Comedies Ever Made

Best in Show
Photo Credit: Castle Rock Entertainment

There’s nothing like a good comedy to lift your spirits. Whether a movie puts a non-stop smile on your face or you fall off the couch laughing, a good comedy is incredibly appreciated. A recent online thread asks what the best comedy people have ever seen is. Here are the top answers.

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15 Films That Made People Literally Walk Out of the Theater

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You’ve paid a small fortune for tickets, popcorn, and soda. But there are some movies that are worth throwing it all away and getting the heck out of there. Here are 15 of those films.

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8 Controversial Comedies That Could Never Be Made Today

Tropic Thunder Ben Stiller
Image Credit: Dreamworks.

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Source: Reddit.

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  • Tessa Smith

    Tessa Smith owns MamasGeeky.com and is a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer-approved Film and TV Critic and a huge geek. Tessa has been in the Entertainment writing business for almost ten years and is a member of several Critics associations including the Critics Choice Association and the Greater Western New York Film Critics Association. She grew up watching movies, playing video games, and reading comic books -- and still loves all of those things. She proudly lets her geek flag fly and spreads the word that there is nothing wrong with being a geek.

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Tessa Smith owns MamasGeeky.com and is a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer-approved Film and TV Critic and a huge geek. Tessa has been in the Entertainment writing business for almost ten years and is a member of several Critics associations including the Critics Choice Association and the Greater Western New York Film Critics Association. She grew up watching movies, playing video games, and reading comic books -- and still loves all of those things. She proudly lets her geek flag fly and spreads the word that there is nothing wrong with being a geek.

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