The five weirdest science fiction films ever made

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5) Primer There's no better place to kick off this list than Primer, the debut film from Upstream Color director Carruth. It's a time travel story, but it sets aside the usual time-travel nonsense for something much stranger and, ultimately, far more believable. It's also insanely complicated and mind-bendingly obtuse at times, but it's the rare movie that's worth the effort to figure out WTF is going on.

4) A Boy and His Dog A young Don Johnson stars in a post apocalyptic tale of a boy and his telepathic dog. They wander the wasteland searching for food and girls, then the boy gets kidnapped and taken underground to a weird, regimented society that wants to harvest his sperm. It's a weird enough premise, but the execution makes it several times weirder.

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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