25 Weirdest Movies and Songs You Should Know About

11Tout-à-Coup Jazz

Tout-à-Coup Jazz was an African jazz band from the 1970s whose membership included two future Burkinabé dictators, Thomas Sankara, and Blaise Compaoré, with the latter overthrowing the other in a 1987 coup. Unbelievably, the band's name was purely coincidental.


12Taylor Mead's A*s

"Taylor Mead's A*s" is a 70-minute long film consisting entirely of a shot of Mead's buttocks which was directed by Andy Warhol.


13First on the Moon

First on the Moon is a 2005 Russian mockumentary science fiction film about a fictional 1930s Soviet landing on the Moon. The film, which went on to win many awards, was the debut of the director Aleksei Fedorchenko.


14Empire

In 1964, Andy Warhol created a movie called 'empire'. It consists of slow-motion footage of the Empire State Building and is over 8 hours long.


154′33″

In 2010, an online campaign managed to get John Cage's composition 4′33″, which consists of four minutes and 33 seconds of silence, to hit No. 21 on the UK Singles Chart.


16Logistics

The longest movie ever made is Logistics which is 857 hours (35 days) long. It films the journey of a pedometer in reverse chronological order from end sales to manufacturing in real time.


17Metal Machine Music

A 1975 album named Metal Machine Music by Lou Reed consists of 64 minutes of audio feedback, widely believed to have either been an elaborate joke, or an attempt by Reed to escape from a record label contract.


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18Meaningless Movie

"The Longest, Most Meaningless Movie in the World" is actually the 6th Longest movie in the world. The running time of the movie is 48 hours.


19As Slow as Possible

There is a musical piece called 'As Slow as Possible', written to be played literally as slow as possible (while strictly adhering to the score's temporal proportions). An ongoing performance of the score began in a German church on September 5th, 2001 and will end on September 5th, 2640.


20Flintstones & WWE Crossover

In 2015, there was a direct-to-video Flintstones/WWE cross-over movie. This was a spiritual successor to the WWE/Scooby-Doo crossover starring John Cena.

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