What are the best campy movies?

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    #1Hairspray

    Hairspray

    Hairspray is a musical film in 1988. It is about a portly young lady winning an audition for a dance show. Her life changes as she gains fame and changes her community's conservative lifestyle.

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    Carolyn Little
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "OMG, Hairspray is one of my guilty pleasures. It's funny and entertaining despite the convoluted plot. It also showed body positivity 'coz Tracy is proud of herself. I also loved Divine's performance, we'll miss you."
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    #2Batman: The Movie

    Batman: The Movie

    A theatrical adaptation of the TV series, Batman: The Movie is about Batman and Robin facing their arch nemesis. The Joker, Penguin, Riddler and Catwoman threaten the world with a lethal weapon and it's up to the Caped Crusaders to stop them.

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    Jorge Luis Escamilla
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "When my grandma and I watched the new Batman movies, I asked her "which Batman movie is her most favorite". She replied with a grin on her face "Batman The Movie, the one with Adam West!". I was perplexed and ask her "Why?". She said " Today's Batman movies are too dark, sad, angry, loud and brooding. I prefer the older one because it's fun and exciting". I can't disagree with that retort."
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    #3The Room

    The Room

    A successful banker named Johnny has everything: wealth, friends and a lovely fiance named Lisa. But everything will shatter when Lisa plans to elope with Johhny's friend named Mark. Directed and produced by Tommy Wiseau.

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    Parakram Rangan
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "Tommy Wiseau is weird! He conversates like an extraterrestrial. He doesn't know how to make love with Lisa. Their acting is like from a highschool stage play. Still, it's very funny."
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    #4Troll 2

    Troll 2

    Troll 2 is a horror fantasy movie in 1990. The movie is about a family going on a vacation, entering a reclused village, little they know about the town's inhabitants and mystery.

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    Margaret Watson
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "Trolls 2 is one of those classic B movies with campy acting. I bet they shot the film in one take, no rehearsals or several takes to correct errors. The screaming nerd is one of the best memes in Troll 2 though."
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    #5Pink Flamingos

    Pink Flamingos
    Pink Flamingos is a cult classic film in 1972. The film is about criminal figure Divine, a self-proclaimed “The Filthiest Person Alive.” Divine is challenged by the couple Raymond and Connie Marble as they attempt to seize her title.
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    Ashley Medina
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "Do you know the reason why Pink Flamingos is regarded as campy? It has an ironic value with a mix of bad taste. It inverted the notion of aesthetic attributes into something alien. Heck, even Divine's over the top acting carries the overall campy expression of the film. It won't hurt to watch Pink Flamingos despite its weirdness."
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    #6Total Recall

    Total Recall

    Total Recall is a 1990 American dystopian science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, and Ronny Cox. It is loosely based on the Philip K. Dick story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale". 

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    Jeffrey Graham
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "Total Recall has all of the cheeziness of 90s action movie. You got Arnie and his bad acting, you got ridiculous sci-fi special effects, you got your typical action sequences. It's dated but still a funny action movie."
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    #7Spider-Man

    Spider-Man

    Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi and written by David Koepp. It features Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, and Kirsten Dunst and tells about Peter Parker who gained spider-like abilities after being bitten by a spider. 

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    Lawrence Banks
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "In a decade where superhero films are filled with dark and brooding plot, a cheesy, American film stands from the rest, Spider-Man!. With Tobey MacGuire's and Willem Dafoe's ridiculous acting, Spider-Man is a funny action movie at that time."
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    #8Auntie Mame

    Auntie Mame

    Auntie Mame is a 1958 movie based on the same novel "Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade". It is about the relationship between an orphan and his eccentric aunt. The movie received a  Broadway adaptation in 1966 and later remade in 1974.

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    Emily Reid
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "Auntie Mame has a camp potential with its acting, visuals and music. I love it so much."

Summary

Best What are the best campy movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1HairsprayMovies 13 Paid
2Batman: The MovieMovies 11 Paid
3The RoomMovies 9 Paid
4Troll 2Movies 8 Paid
5Pink FlamingosMovies 6 Paid
6Total RecallMovies 4 Paid
7Spider-ManMovies 4 Paid
8Auntie MameMovies 2 Paid
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