When making your own lists (and please post them in response to this) the important thing to remember is to follow the inane logic of the AFI lists – pick your arbitrary “weird” genres (i.e. exploitation as opposed to horror or action) and include questionable choices…
1. Night of the Living Dead (1967)
2. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
3. Spider Baby
4. Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
7. Texas Chainsaw Massacre
8. Valerie and her Week of Wonders (right)
MOST GLARING OMISSION: Evil Dead 2.
TEN BEST BAD MOVIES
1. Plan Nine from Outer Space
3. Robot Monster
5. Myra Breckenridge
6. The Brainiac
7. Glen or Glenda?
8. The Apple
9. The Happening
10. Bloodrayne (pictured!)
MOST GLARING OMISSION: The Tingler
Other genres left out by AFI:
#1: Like Water for Chocolate
Most obvious pandering to mass appeal:: Chocolat
Most glaring omission: The Cook, the Thief, the Wife and Her Lover
#1: To Sir with Love.
Most obvious pandering to mass appeal: Dangeround Minds
Most glaring omission: Maedchen in Uniform (1931)
DRUG, DRINK & RECOVER:
#1: Lost Weekend,
Most obvious pandering to mass appeal: 28 Days
Most glaring omission: Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde (1931)
I made some lists also on Acidemic, the Acidemic top tens for, among other things, the Amok Children genre