What is it that makes one film a “classic” while others are forgotten? Marketing and publicity certainly play a role. A dove, after all, is just a pigeon with a better publicist. Some movies suffer from lack of distribution, or being caught in copyright hell between battling corporate empires. Some are just too risqué for their own good, and as such are lost to institutionalized censorship. Others require regionalization to attain popularity here in the West, as so many movie-goers in the US
are hesitant to watch foreign films with bad dubbing, or even worse—subtitles. Just because no one stands to profit from a film, or because there are themes that your Aunt Judy finds offensive, is no reason to lose a great piece of art.
In that spirit, here are 8 more wild and ridiculously over-the-top cult classics that deserve to be rediscovered by a new generation of film fanatics. Some are already fondly remembered by certain groups of internet movie freaks, but some seem to be needlessly hard to get a hold of, except used through Amazon or EBay. *coughbittorrentcough* However you choose to do it, though, I thoroughly recommend you make all of these films your top priority to add to your collection. These are the 8 hidden gems you need to find: