Eraserhead to Blue Velvet to The Rocky Horror Picture Show to Harold and Maude—midnight movies keep you up way past your bedtime, whether you’re curled up on the couch or in a theater full of like-minded enthusiasts. They invoke responses ranging from “Why am I watching this?” to “I can’t believe I’m watching this!” In this collection of 37 essays drawn from his revered Cult Movies series, cult film specialist Danny Peary examines, dissects, defends, and exalts midnight movies from his unique and engaging perspective. His writing is a cornerstone of the cult film culture that continues to flourish today. New to this ebook series are Danny Peary’s cult movie checklists for each genre. Every midnight movie fan will walk away with newly discovered gems to watch, and a newfound appreciation of his or her favorites.