Have you ever seen a movie that was non-stop action and/or chaos pretty much from start to finish? That’s what we mean here by movies that are absolutely insane. Following are 15 that come up a lot when you ask.
Run Lola Run
A German man is delivering money to his criminal boss, but he leaves it on a bus. His girlfriend has 20 minutes to sprint across the city to get the money before something bad happens.
Some actors secretly working for the police show up to buy drugs, but their regular dealer isn’t there. Instead, someone else acts like a drug dealer out of desperation for cash. Being told from 3 perspectives helps make this film a wild ride.
In this dark comedy, a college dropout with a drug problem becomes the driver for a speed dealer. It’s based on the 3 days that one of the screenplay writers spent in the drug subculture of Eugene, Oregon.
Shoot ‘Em Up
After a man saves a newborn baby from assassins, he teams up with a prostitute to protect it from more attempts on its life. In the meantime, there’s an insane plot by a dying senator to harvest bone marrow from infants.
An elite commando team is on a mission to take out a brutal crime lord. That crime lord offers protection to criminals who bring him his pursuers’ heads.
The timing couldn’t be better for a young man who’s just acquired gladiator skills. That’s because his ex-girlfriend has been kidnapped and needs rescuing.
Adam Sandler plays a jeweler and gambling addict in New York’s Diamond District. He’s forever looking for scores and making high-stakes bets.
Natural Born Killers
Two young serial killers become media darlings as they go on a 52-person killing spree. This film satirizes the way the media covers murderers and other high-profile killers.
The laughs and the action never stop in this air disaster comedy. Several lines and scenes have made their way into the category of iconic.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Two men are driving across the desert from L.A. to Las Vegas. Along the way, they consume more and more drugs. If you find yourself wondering whether something slipped you something, the movie’s working.
An angry ex-cop plants a bomb on a bus. Worse, the bomb will detonate if the bus goes below 50 MPH. It’s up to a young police officer and a helpful passenger to save everyone on board.
The action and the gore pretty much never let up in this graphic novel brought to life. There are memorable performances by Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, Clive Owen, and Powers Booth.
Pink Floyd – The Wall
Bob Geldof stars as Pink in this film adaptation of the classic concept album about a musician experiencing a mental breakdown. Alternating between animation and real-life actors, the film has intensity (and music) that never stops.
The Road Warrior
This Australian film helped Mel Gibson become a big star. It portrays a dystopian post-apocalyptic world where violence rules and the most precious resource is gasoline.
A 1971 film in the spirit of Easy Rider, this movie has become a cult classic. Kowalski, the protagonist, is on a mission to drive from Colorado to California in under 15 hours. The police have different ideas, and the film is essentially one long car chase.
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