Underground culture precedes underground music.

Take a trip into the underground.


1. Martin Scorcese
Director of "Mean Streets", "Taxi Driver", "Raging Bull", and "Goodfellas". another site.
2. Quentin Tarantino
Does he need an introduction? "Reservoir Dogs", "Pulp Fiction", "From Dusk Till Dawn", and "Four Rooms".
3. Stanley Kubrick
Insanely gifted director of "A Clockwork Orange", "2001: A Space Odyssey", "Dr. Strangelove", and "The Shining". another site.
4. John Woo
Genius director of "The Killer", "Hard Boiled", "Bullet In The Head", "A Better Tomorrow", and "Face/Off".
5. Alfred Hitchcock
Horror mastermind of film: "Psycho", "Vertigo", "Frenzy", "Dial M for Murder", and so many others.
6. Dario Argento
The Italian Hitchcock. Renowned for such splatter suspense thrillers as "Suspiria", "Tenebre", "Terror at the Opera", "Zombie: Dawn of the Dead" and "The Stendhal Syndrome".
7. Francis Ford Copolla
Director of The Godfather trilogy, "Apocalypse Now", and other classics.
8. Peter Jackson
Director of cheese and sleaze in gore. Brilliantly hilarious: "Bad Taste", "Meet The Feebles", and "Dead Alive".
9. David Lynch
Insane director of "Eraserhead", "The Elephant Man", "Blue Velvet", "Dune", "Lost Highway" and the Twin Peaks TV series.
10. Alejandro Jodorowsky
Genius filmaker: director of "El Topo", "Santa Sangre", and "Holy Mountain".
11. David Cronenberg
Horror film director of "Videodrome", "Dead Ringers", "The Fly", and "Naked Lunch".
12. Geroge Romero
The director of "NOTLD", "Dawn of the Dead", and "Day of the Dead".
13. Lucio Fulci
The director known by cult horror fans for cinematic gore and scary zombies.
14. Shinya Tsukamoto
Japanese filmmaker and director behind the surrealistic and nightmarish movies "Testuo: Iron Man" and "Tokyo Fist".
15. Brian DePalma
Director of "Sisters", "Carrie", "Dressed To Kill", "Body Double", and "The Untouchables".
16. Wes Craven
Director of "Last House on the Left", the Nightmare on Elm Street series, and the horror pop trash Scream series.
17. John Carpenter
Creator of "Halloween" and director of various other horror films.
18. George Lucas
Director of the Star Wars trilogy.
19. Tom Savini
Director of Night of the Living Dead (1990) and special effects mastermind behind "Creepshow", "Friday The 13th", "Dawn of the Dead", and "Day of the Dead".
20. Sam Raimi--Director of the Evil Dead trilogy.

tasteless top 10
1. Pier Paolo Pasolini
Infamous though respected director of "Arabian Nights", "The Canterbury Tales", and the notorious "Salo, 120 Days of Sodom". Murdered under mysterious circumstances after releaseing "Salo".
2. Joe D'Amato
Sex and gore. No boundaries left uncrossed.
3. Jess Franco
Prolific exploitationist.
4. Ruggero Deodato
Cannibal king who directed the splatter cult classic "Cannibal Holocaust".
5. John Waters
Known as the "prince of puke". Director of "Pink Flamingos", "Desperate Living", "Hairspray", and "Cry-Baby".
6. Jean Rollin
Vampires, nudity, and gore.
7. Herschell Gordon Lewis
Exploitation, women, violence, and gore! Director of "Color Me Blood Red" and "The Gore Gore Girls".
8. Umberto Lenzi
Exploitationist who directed "Cannibal Ferox".
9. Amando de Ossorio
Sadistic director who loves blood.
10. Leon Klimovsky
Vampire, werewolves, and b-movie horror.

Cult Classic Movies A-L

Cult Classic Movies M-Z

Vomit-Inducing Gore-fest Classics

My favorite movies

1. Star Wars
2. Pulp Fiction
3. The Exorcist
4. Profondo Rosso
5. Citizen Kane
6. A Clockwork Orange
7. Hard-Boiled
8. Psycho
9. The Shawshank Redemption
10. The Godfather
11. The Godfather Part II
12. Goodfellas
13. The Silence of the Lambs
14. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
15. Schindler's List
16. Rear Window
17. Alien
18. Saving Private Ryan
19. Night of the Living Dead
20. Taxi Driver
21. Se7en
22. Dr. Strangelove
23. The Killer
24. El Topo
25. The Empire Strikes Back
26. Tenebrae
27. Blue Velvet
28. Blade Runner
29. The Blair Witch Project
30. Braindead (Dead Alive)
31. Paths of Glory
32. Chinatown
33. Apocalypse Now
34. Raging Bull
35. Lethal Weapon
36. Reservoir Dogs
37. Rashomon
38. The Deer Hunter
39. The Terminator
40. The Usual Suspects
41. The Matrix
42. The Beyond (Lucio Fulci)
43. Mad Max
44. Seven Samurai
45. The Andalusian Dog
46. Re-Animator
47. 2001: A Space Oddyssey
48. Austin Powers
49. Rocky
50. The Shining

Independent Films and Filmakers

Ishiro Honda--Maker of the Japanese banned classic "Matango" and various Godzilla b-movies.
Troma Films--Purveyors of bad taste such as "Tromeo and Juliet", "Bloodsucking Freaks", and "Combat Shock".


Cheech and Chong--Hilarious duo on audio and film. Gotta love Cheech in "From Dusk Till Dawn" with his pussy auction. Dolemite--The legend, Rudy Ray Moore. another hit?
Monty Python--Classic comedic delirium.

The X-Files

The X-Files--The official page.

Rave Culture

Hyperreal--The one stop resource for all things in the rave underground.

Drug Culture

Hyperreal's Drug Archive--Once again the best resource is here. Have fun.

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