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19 Jan 2009, 7:17 pm

What's your favorite one?
Mine is "Laserblast"



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19 Jan 2009, 7:35 pm

I don't know about favorite, but Army of Darkness was pretty darn good.


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19 Jan 2009, 8:13 pm

Mine is Santa Claus VS. The Martians.



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19 Jan 2009, 8:20 pm

I love B movies! Way too difficult to pick a favourite. I'm probably going to imdb and watch all the ones that get mentioned in this thread though :lol:



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19 Jan 2009, 10:31 pm

hmmm... Army of Darkness (Good...bad...I'm the guy with the gun..."..;). I swear that movie spawned the game Doom...;)

Princess Bride - too many good quotes to mention.

und zo weiter...;)



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23 Jan 2009, 12:42 am

Evil Dead II. Classic.



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23 Jan 2009, 4:28 am

The Evil Dead Trilogy, definitely. And Cabin Boy.



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23 Jan 2009, 9:24 am

I haven't really given it any thought, but there are so many good ones.



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23 Jan 2009, 4:37 pm

Tim_Tex wrote:
I haven't really given it any thought, but there are so many good ones.


I hope you mean bad ones because the good ones aren't truly B movies. XD B is for BAD! Except the BAD is GOOD!! !



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24 Jan 2009, 12:25 am

well, the problem with bad B movies, is (to Paraphrase Goering...;)

when I hear the words 'bad b movie', I reach for my remote...;)



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24 Feb 2009, 1:14 am

"B Movie" is from the days of double-features under the studio system. The B picture was the picture other than the main attraction, the A movie... tended to be more cheaply-made and more spectacle-oriented, more exploitation-like... not unlike the serials that also were often packaged with the double-features.

Many were produced by so-called poverty-row studios like Monogram and PRC...

You can download many, many traditional B-movies from the Internet Archive... archive.org...

I suppose that after the demise of the studio system and the rise of the drive-in era, the term came to include independently-produced movies of exploitation content that came to be screened at the drive-ins. Some were produced by companies like American-International, many directed by "king of the Bs" Roger Corman... So many who worked for Corman ended up as important big studio directors in Hollywood, and Bs and serials were the templates for the big summer movies, the escapist movies that became so big in the late 1970s onwards...

So B movies have a long and honourable history in Hollywood and much is owed to the Bs and those who made them...