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What are your favorite campy movies?

I think that my all-time favorite is "The Island of Dr. Moreau" with Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, and David Thewlis.

I couldn't stop laughing throughout the whole movie, because it was just so weird and ridiculous!

Thankfully, YouTube is showing it for free, and I've been watching it a lot lately.

The comments at the bottom of the video are equally hilarious. Production on the movie sounded like an absolute shit-show.

Apparently, the original Director went insane, and he was fired. But he ended up coming back to the set in disguise as one of the "monsters," and still got to be in the movie.

Another hilarious moment is near the end, when Val Kilmer imitates Marlon Brando HA!

Absolutely insane.

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by Anonymousreply 156June 11, 2024 1:35 AM

Another one is "Elvira: Mistress of the Dark."

Cassandra Peterson is gold. I love that she's gay friendly too.

80's movies were the best.

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by Anonymousreply 1May 31, 2024 6:45 PM

My favorite campy movie is Conan the Barbarian because it actually takes itself seriously in many ways. Random: The director is a right-wing moron but his bravado is used well here. James Earl Jones & Max von Sydow are great. Young Arnie's heavy accent resulted in a beautifully silent film, and the score is absolutely phenomenal. Riders of Doom, the Wifeing, Recovery, The Search, are all A+ tracks.

I watched "The Island of Dr. Moreau" on TBS as a kid and it kind of scared me, but I like it.

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by Anonymousreply 2May 31, 2024 6:49 PM

Also, regarding Conon, that crazy ass 3+2+2+2+3+3+2+2+3 time signature in Anvil of Crom clearly resulted in half the 24(!) French horns with the main melody not hitting the downbeats at the beginning. But it makes it raw and quite barbarian-like. Great stuff.

by Anonymousreply 3May 31, 2024 6:54 PM

Valentine (2001)

by Anonymousreply 4May 31, 2024 6:58 PM

The Godfather of camp for me, and a film I absolutely love (and saw opening night in 1980)!

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by Anonymousreply 5May 31, 2024 7:18 PM

Aeon Flux

by Anonymousreply 6May 31, 2024 7:24 PM

A decent plot twist for its time, R6. The hand feet stick out in my memory and I often the film confused with Ultraviolet (also a camp fest)

by Anonymousreply 7May 31, 2024 7:35 PM

May (2002). It has a protagonist who loves animals (vet asst), has a lazy eye, lesbian love triangle, and an unhealthy obsession with dolls. Perfect for DL!

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by Anonymousreply 8May 31, 2024 7:43 PM

Superstar (1999)

by Anonymousreply 9May 31, 2024 9:00 PM

OP - Do you mean movies that are unintentionally campy (Honey) or movies that were intentional (Brady Bunch Movie)?

by Anonymousreply 10May 31, 2024 10:21 PM

Intentional camp is an oxymoron.

by Anonymousreply 11May 31, 2024 10:23 PM

No, it isn't, R11. Do you think Elvira thought she was remaking a Doll's House?

"Girls Will Be Girls" is a great intentionally campy movies as is "But, I'm a Cheerleader" and "Die, Mommie, Die!'

I think Susan Sontag would disagree with you.

by Anonymousreply 12May 31, 2024 10:42 PM

1982’s “Beastmaster” has to be mentioned on this thread: beautiful Marc Singer showing his muscles & Rip Torn devouring the scenery.

Pure camp.

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by Anonymousreply 13May 31, 2024 10:44 PM

"The Fountainhead" -1949 W/ Patricia Neal and Gregory Peck. Unintentionally campy.

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by Anonymousreply 15May 31, 2024 11:51 PM

Where the Heart Is so incredibly sappy and lazy in it's story telling but it's a fun watch.

French Kiss with Meg Ryan is another stupid one..Moving with Richard Pryor.

by Anonymousreply 16June 1, 2024 12:20 AM

She Devil is on YouTube also, R15.

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by Anonymousreply 17June 1, 2024 12:53 AM

It's just incredible to me that Meryl Streep once made a TV movie with Roseanne Barr.

by Anonymousreply 18June 1, 2024 12:58 AM

R18 - I thought it was theatrical release. And Roseanne was huge (literally and figuratively) at that time. Bigger than Melissa McCarthy and Chrissy Metz at their respective career peaks combined.

by Anonymousreply 19June 1, 2024 1:00 AM

True camp does not place itself above its audience or its material. It’s written and performed with earnestness. The discord between that serious effort and the artifice all around it help cement it as true camp.

Elvira, like the 1960s Batman television series, is campy in a wink-wink fashion, but not real camp.

Dr. Moreau straddles the two. Brando knew exactly what he was doing with that performance. He helped derail the film into camp with his singular campy performance. He’s fucking brilliant in the role and absolutely makes the movie for me.

If you enjoy that The Island of Dr. Moreau, you MUST see the documentary chronicling the insanity in producing the film. I enjoyed the doc as much as the outrageous movie it’s about.

Trailer at link.

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by Anonymousreply 20June 1, 2024 1:08 AM

Valley of the Dolls.

by Anonymousreply 21June 1, 2024 1:12 AM

The Best of Everything

by Anonymousreply 22June 1, 2024 1:16 AM

R14, it might have been even campier than it was if Gregory Peck had been in it?

by Anonymousreply 23June 1, 2024 1:18 AM


Theatre of Blood

Serial Mom

by Anonymousreply 24June 1, 2024 1:24 AM

R17, I was just watching She Devil. What a spectacular campfest that seems tailor-made just for Datalounge. Too bad that rancid cunt is in the leading role.

by Anonymousreply 25June 1, 2024 2:19 AM

Mommie Dearest

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by Anonymousreply 26June 1, 2024 2:21 AM

Diamond Head.

Charlton Heston goes Hawaiian.

by Anonymousreply 27June 1, 2024 2:30 AM

R18 it may look like it was produced for TV but it was definitely released into theaters.

by Anonymousreply 28June 1, 2024 2:42 AM

Planet of the Apes.

"Get your hands off me, you damn dirty ape!!"


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by Anonymousreply 29June 1, 2024 2:47 AM

From the comments section of the Dr. Moreau video link at op:

[quote] @thejamnasium6447 1 year ago

[quote] this movie might have the weirdest production stories in film history. at one point the initial director had a mental breakdown and ended up wandering off somewhere on the island, and they ended up replacing him before they even found him. and at one point later to sneak back onto the set he ended up wearing a costume as an extra, and even appears in the film at some point as an extra.

[quote] @whoohaaXL 1 year ago (edited)

[quote] It's a crazy crazy story that could not even be made up. Fairuza Balk even tried to get the hell out of there. She was basically at the airport dragged back to the set! Where her agent told her, "listen if you leave this movie it's going to ruin any forthcoming career." David Thewlis also has refused to watch the movie up to this day.

[quote] @danieldevito6380 1 year ago (edited)

[quote] You have the story backwards. He was fired from production THEN snuck off to the island and ended up coming back as an extra in an animal costume and the director had no idea.

by Anonymousreply 30June 1, 2024 2:57 AM

I told you, no advertising people in the club!

by Anonymousreply 31June 1, 2024 3:03 AM

my goodness

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by Anonymousreply 32June 1, 2024 3:15 AM

Is Magic Mike camp? Or just an unbelievably terrible movie? Either way, I was laughing very hard the whole way through and I don’t think it’s a comedy…

by Anonymousreply 33June 1, 2024 3:28 AM

Luv it .All 3 versions. Dynasty in togas

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by Anonymousreply 35June 1, 2024 3:40 AM

A Summer Place. Sandra Dee being slapped by Constance Ford, spinning into and toppling the “solid plastic” Christmas tree! Mid-century modern ornaments EVERYWHERE. “Merry Christmas, Mama."

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by Anonymousreply 36June 1, 2024 3:43 AM

Attack of the Puppet People

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by Anonymousreply 38June 1, 2024 4:27 AM

Death Becomes Her.

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by Anonymousreply 39June 1, 2024 4:27 AM

Mannequin. Always a good watch and Kim Cattrall at her best.

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by Anonymousreply 41June 1, 2024 4:45 AM

Serial Mom.

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by Anonymousreply 42June 1, 2024 4:46 AM

Real Genius. (for us gay nerds)

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by Anonymousreply 43June 1, 2024 4:49 AM

R36 I decided to look up the Wikipedia for this film and was surprised it how much it's popped up in the theme from it at least in different shows and movies.

One particular passage described how the theme played while Dave Chappelle was being thrown out of a plane in con air which they described as a comedy thriller. I don't remember it being marketed that way but I probably would have been more interested in seeing that movie had it been marketed as a comedy.

by Anonymousreply 44June 1, 2024 4:50 AM

Another I don't know if it's really campy but it's a really stupid movie but I still like watching it as milk money with Ed Harris and Melanie Griffith.

by Anonymousreply 45June 1, 2024 4:51 AM

Oh and before Laff was showing milk money they were playing another camp movie I like which is moonstruck which I think somebody might have mentioned.

by Anonymousreply 46June 1, 2024 4:52 AM

Total Recall is another. Cats Eye too.

by Anonymousreply 47June 1, 2024 4:53 AM

Vibes. Cyndi Lauper is wonderful. (Full movie on YouTube)

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by Anonymousreply 48June 1, 2024 4:53 AM

Looker was deliciously campy with Susan Dey.

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by Anonymousreply 49June 1, 2024 4:56 AM

[quote] Clue.

I don't think that Clue is campy.

It's actually a comedy and was supposed to be funny.

by Anonymousreply 50June 1, 2024 5:00 AM

Big Business. I was seven years old when this came out and begged my mom to take me to the theatre to see my favorite, Bette Midler.

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by Anonymousreply 51June 1, 2024 5:00 AM

Love Vibes R48! One of my guilty pleasures. Cyndi was great in it.

Here's another one: Straight Talk.

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by Anonymousreply 53June 1, 2024 5:01 AM

R50, being a comedy doesn't disqualify a movie from having camp.

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by Anonymousreply 54June 1, 2024 5:02 AM

The remake of Wicker Man

Battlefield Earth

The Room - Tommy Wiseau thought he was making Citizen Kane

by Anonymousreply 55June 1, 2024 5:10 AM

Who's That Girl. One of the very few movies Madge was pretty good in.

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by Anonymousreply 56June 1, 2024 5:17 AM

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.

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by Anonymousreply 57June 1, 2024 5:18 AM

The Craft.

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by Anonymousreply 58June 1, 2024 5:26 AM

Back to the Beach

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by Anonymousreply 59June 1, 2024 5:29 AM

I think I must only like camping movies because most of them mentioned here my favorite someone I've seen numerous times and I don't watch a ton of movies. I used to watch who's that girl constantly as well as straight talk and big business. We had them all recorded on cable usually during the weekends at HBO would have like a free preview weekend or Showtime.

I think hairspray the original definitely counts. Smokey and the bandit definitely.

by Anonymousreply 60June 1, 2024 5:32 AM

Troop Beverly Hills

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by Anonymousreply 61June 1, 2024 5:33 AM

Lawnmower Man

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by Anonymousreply 62June 1, 2024 5:48 AM

Mommie Dearest, hands down, and I think Faye is unbelievably great in it despite all the shit she has gotten for it. Plus it is quotable to a segment of the population I refer to as my peeps. Barbara please, indeed.

Death Becomes Her as a close second, as I would like to talk about Madeline Ashton..

Desperate Living is my favorite John Waters movie, even without Divine. Favorite Edith Massey, fave Mink Stole, a shantytown kingdom with backwards day and lesbian revolutionaries. Plus - leather boy guards.

by Anonymousreply 63June 1, 2024 6:08 AM

Sometimes camp feels more like unintentional satire.

by Anonymousreply 64June 1, 2024 9:36 AM

I'm shocked it took over 60 posts before someone said "Mommie Dearest" which is the gold standard of campy movies.

Also, pretty much any serious=themed disaster movie ever made, from "High and the Mighty" to "Poseidon Adventure" to "Daybreak" to "Volcano" to "San Andreas" -- all of them absolutely horrible and immensely fun.

by Anonymousreply 65June 1, 2024 12:39 PM

I definitely vote for The High and the Mighty, r65.

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by Anonymousreply 66June 1, 2024 1:36 PM

The Beautician and the Beast. Everyone around me quoted that movie for years after.

by Anonymousreply 67June 1, 2024 1:42 PM

R1 Cassandra Peterson was so gay friendly she became a lesbian. 🪅

by Anonymousreply 68June 1, 2024 1:53 PM

The Bonfire of the Vanities is a disaster, but Melanie Griffith is campy fun in it. “Sherman, where are all the white people??”

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by Anonymousreply 69June 1, 2024 2:07 PM

I'm surprised it took SEVENTY posts for someone to mention THIS movie-

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by Anonymousreply 71June 1, 2024 3:35 PM

All time favorite-

Christopher Jones in "WILD IN THE STREETS".

by Anonymousreply 72June 1, 2024 3:42 PM

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.

1980s camp horror classic.

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by Anonymousreply 73June 1, 2024 3:43 PM

Re-Animator (1985)

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by Anonymousreply 74June 1, 2024 3:49 PM

House (1985)

Fright Night (1985)

by Anonymousreply 75June 1, 2024 3:51 PM

I just saw Butcher Baker Nightmare maker last night. It's like if the Nephew Troll was a woman.

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by Anonymousreply 76June 1, 2024 4:16 PM

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

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by Anonymousreply 77June 1, 2024 4:42 PM

Butterfield 8

Go Naked in the World

by Anonymousreply 78June 1, 2024 5:02 PM

Who Slew Auntie Roo?

What's the Matter With Helen?

by Anonymousreply 79June 1, 2024 5:02 PM

I completely forgot about Showgirls, as someone above mentioned it.

One of those movies where they really tried hard to make it a serious movie, but completely failed at it.

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by Anonymousreply 80June 1, 2024 5:33 PM

"Must be weird not having anybody cum on ya."


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by Anonymousreply 81June 1, 2024 5:34 PM

Possibly an unconventional choice but... Halloween III: Season of the Witch.

by Anonymousreply 82June 1, 2024 5:34 PM

Drowning Mona

by Anonymousreply 83June 1, 2024 5:35 PM

R22, I’d always meant to watch The Best Of Everything, but hadn’t gotten around to it. Thanks to you I finally watched. I liked it. Wish we could watch it’s daytime soap spinoff/remake.

Kim’s turn walked so Constance McCashin could run.

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by Anonymousreply 84June 1, 2024 11:42 PM

Barb Wire.

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by Anonymousreply 85June 1, 2024 11:47 PM

"We've been fighting a losing battle against the insects for 15 years, but I never thought I'd see the final face-off in my lifetime. And I never dreamed, that it would turn out to be the bees. They've always been our friend."

"Houston on fire. Will history blame me - or the bees?"

Ladies and gentlemen - 1978's The Swarm (co-starring DL patron saint, Olivia de Havilland).

by Anonymousreply 86June 2, 2024 12:02 AM

Can't Stop the Music

Myra Breckenridge

La Cage aux Folles

by Anonymousreply 87June 2, 2024 12:38 AM


Anything by William Castle, actually.

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by Anonymousreply 89June 2, 2024 1:07 AM

R88, I love William Castle movies. My favorites are Mr. Sardonicus and I Saw What You Did

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by Anonymousreply 91June 2, 2024 1:14 AM

Alice’s Restaurant

Easy Rider

by Anonymousreply 92June 2, 2024 1:16 AM

Notes on a Scandal is a hoot!

by Anonymousreply 93June 2, 2024 1:17 AM

My favorite movie about camping:

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by Anonymousreply 94June 2, 2024 1:19 AM

This one is pretty good

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by Anonymousreply 95June 2, 2024 1:24 AM

Hamlet 2. If you haven't heard of it, do yourself a favor and watch it...so many great lines.

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by Anonymousreply 96June 2, 2024 5:02 AM

I'm going to contemplate your post, r2, on the tree of woe.

by Anonymousreply 97June 2, 2024 6:06 AM

Thanks R97! All the gods…they cannot sever us. If I were dead and you were still fighting for life, I'd come back from the darkness. Back from the pit of hell to fight at your side!

by Anonymousreply 98June 2, 2024 7:13 AM

Does “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead” count as camp?

by Anonymousreply 99June 2, 2024 10:01 PM

[quote]Does “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead” count as camp?

I believe that fashion show over the pool should safely move the film into that category, yes.

by Anonymousreply 100June 2, 2024 10:10 PM

Polanski's Macbeth needed more but it was present.

by Anonymousreply 101June 2, 2024 10:49 PM

R52 is Ross Matthews

by Anonymousreply 102June 2, 2024 10:55 PM

Anything with the King of camp: Vincent Price.

by Anonymousreply 103June 2, 2024 11:04 PM

Speaking of, R103....

No one has mentioned "The Ten Commandments," the GRANDDADDY of all campy movies!

by Anonymousreply 104June 2, 2024 11:07 PM

Porky’s Revenge

by Anonymousreply 105June 2, 2024 11:16 PM

I loved Vincent Price. The ultimate male-whore of the macabre. I remember him doing voice-over on a truly awful Alice Cooper album.

by Anonymousreply 106June 2, 2024 11:22 PM

[quote] I remember him doing voice-over on a truly awful Alice Cooper album.

Vincent Price also did a cameo voiceover for Michael Jackson's Thriller.

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by Anonymousreply 107June 2, 2024 11:29 PM

Those late-70s wonders The Stud and The Bitch. Really anything with Joan Collins is camp just for existing.

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by Anonymousreply 108June 2, 2024 11:34 PM

This one!

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by Anonymousreply 109June 3, 2024 12:02 AM

And this one!

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by Anonymousreply 112June 3, 2024 12:12 AM

I can't believe nobody has mentioned this.

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by Anonymousreply 113June 3, 2024 12:17 AM

As long as we're pulling Crawford Camp out of our hats, how about this one?

("You're idea of art is the fruit in a slot machine!")

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by Anonymousreply 114June 3, 2024 12:19 AM

^Your - big oops.....

by Anonymousreply 115June 3, 2024 12:20 AM

Lots of Roger Corman movies (RIP Roger!)

by Anonymousreply 116June 3, 2024 1:19 AM

Linda Blair made a bunch.

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by Anonymousreply 117June 3, 2024 3:28 AM

Documentaries can also be camp.

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by Anonymousreply 118June 3, 2024 12:53 PM

This one!

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by Anonymousreply 119June 3, 2024 2:22 PM

The Bad Seed and Auntie Mame are two of them and both are currently on the TCM app,

by Anonymousreply 120June 3, 2024 2:32 PM

When people say, "I can't believe no one's mentioned..." and then they say a movie over 70 years old 🙄.

by Anonymousreply 121June 3, 2024 9:00 PM

I, Tonya definitely made me a fan of Tonya Harding.

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by Anonymousreply 122June 3, 2024 9:23 PM

Loved this movie.

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by Anonymousreply 123June 3, 2024 9:30 PM

Did you faggots forget about me?! God Damn, Motherfuckers!

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by Anonymousreply 124June 3, 2024 10:21 PM

Angel is made for camp aficionados. Susan Tyrrell and Dick Shawn are magnificent.

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by Anonymousreply 125June 3, 2024 10:41 PM

Ed Wood.

I love that movie.

by Anonymousreply 126June 3, 2024 10:50 PM

I WANT TO LIVE! has so much good camp, all that BAD GIRL language . The jazz was great. The "big scene" was out of this world camp but also gutwrenching. I felt the gas and cried like a baby.

by Anonymousreply 127June 3, 2024 11:23 PM

Reform School Girls (1986)

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by Anonymousreply 128June 3, 2024 11:28 PM

r121: Learn your history. I'm 64 and grew up appreciating ' camp from the Golden Ages of the '30s to the '60s. In the pre-Stonewall era, 'camp' films like COBRA WOMAN were instrumental in the development of gay culture. There was a time where nearly every gay man knew "Geef Mee Dat Cobrah Jew-well!"

Most of the films listed as 'camp' here are too self-aware and trying too hard to BE campy.

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by Anonymousreply 129June 4, 2024 11:15 AM

The 1988 remake of THE BLOB.

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by Anonymousreply 132June 4, 2024 4:15 PM

Another Crawford gem

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by Anonymousreply 133June 4, 2024 4:19 PM

The Female Animal, with Hedy Lamarr

by Anonymousreply 134June 4, 2024 4:23 PM

Suzanne Pleshette sizzles and goes from man to man to man in "A Rage to Live".

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by Anonymousreply 135June 4, 2024 4:36 PM

Cold Turkey

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by Anonymousreply 137June 4, 2024 5:41 PM

I know R131 is talking about the 1960s film, but it randomly made me think of how campy the 1980s Berserk manga/anime/films can be. It has become a warhorse of dark fantasy though, and does deliver some great quotes, in addition to R-rated action.

"When you meet your God tell him to leave me alone.”

“It was too big to be called a sword. Massive, thick, heavy, and far too rough. Indeed, it was like a heap of raw iron.”

"Hate is a place where a man who can't stand sadness goes"

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by Anonymousreply 138June 4, 2024 5:55 PM

This thread is closer to Camp than the Met Gala was. But not enough letters to daddy.

by Anonymousreply 139June 4, 2024 9:53 PM

I thought Bride of Frankenstein had its share of camp.

Hitchcock has some great camp in most of his movies but it sometimes feels too contrived to be camp.

I don't know what to make of the Doris Day version of "The Man Who Knew Too Much" but I first saw it on the big screen with another gay guy and we both started laughing at the same inappropriate times.

by Anonymousreply 140June 4, 2024 10:04 PM

In her essay "Notes on Camp," which is pretty much definitive, Susan Sontag distinguishes between naïve camp vs. deliberate camp. Naïve camp would be something that has no idea of how ridiculous it is (like a Richard Strauss opera), and deliberate camp, which actually sets out to be silly (like a Charles Ludlam play). [bold]Both[/bold] varieties equally qualify as camp: they're just two different varieties of camp.

Christopher Isherwood in his famous discussion of camp in his 1951 novel [italic]The World in the Evening[/italic] makes a similar distinction between "high camp" ("High Camp always has an underlying seriousness. You can't camp about something you don't take seriously. You're not making fun of it, you're making fun out of it. You're expressing what’s basically serious to you in terms of fun and artifice and elegance. Baroque art is basically camp about religion. The ballet is camp about love...") and "low camp" (You thought it meant a swishy little boy with peroxided hair, dressed in a picture hat and a feather boa, pretending to be Marlene Dietrich? Yes, in queer circles they call that camping. […] You can call [it] Low Camp…).

And that was written 73 years ago, r121, and already people were theorizing about camp. So contrary to your belief, the world did not somehow begin the day you were born.

by Anonymousreply 141June 4, 2024 10:30 PM

Summer of Fear with Linda Blair. It's campy and extremely entertaining. It still holds up today.

by Anonymousreply 142June 5, 2024 12:16 AM

The earliest usage examples in the OED for “camp” in this sense are around 1910.

by Anonymousreply 143June 5, 2024 12:20 AM

R130, I’ve always wanted more Shawnee Smith.

by Anonymousreply 144June 5, 2024 1:21 AM

R141 has reading comprehension issues.

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by Anonymousreply 146June 6, 2024 7:34 AM

"Mister President is in his summer palace in Peking. He loves everybody."

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by Anonymousreply 147June 6, 2024 10:55 AM

"Absess" (2009)

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by Anonymousreply 148June 6, 2024 2:15 PM

Two On A Guillotine starring Dean Jones.

by Anonymousreply 149June 6, 2024 3:14 PM

My favorite is 'The Seven Faces Of Dr. Lao', with Tony Randall in the title role.

by Anonymousreply 150June 6, 2024 3:16 PM

I always enjoyed CLAUDELLE INGLISH and her hilarious descent into whoredom. Constance Ford does not disappoint as the lusty and loud white trash mama. Chad Everett looks delicious too.

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by Anonymousreply 151June 6, 2024 4:34 PM

Theater of Blood: Vincent Price plays a hammy Shakesperean actor who murders the critics that trashed his performances in methods of death taken from Shakespeare plays. My favorite death is where he electrocutes the female critic (played by Price's real-life wife) with a hair dryer in the beauty shop.

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by Anonymousreply 153June 7, 2024 10:54 AM

I saw this last night. Love seeing Livvy drive around in her little buggy.

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by Anonymousreply 154June 7, 2024 8:31 PM

I really enjoyed this one. Linda Blair has bitchin' hair and dials the phone with a pen. Cousin Julie is not only a cunt but a witch. Fran Drescher has a small part.

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by Anonymousreply 155June 10, 2024 6:06 AM


Omg that movie was the worst, in a very good 80's way.

"Incidentally, which one of you bitches is my mother?"


I loved it, but that movie pretty much killed Phoebe Cates' career.

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