Spurred on by a question I got, this list came to me fairly quickly. Hopefully, I haven't been too liberal with my interpretation of the genre. Please feel free to offer up your own favorites! Oh, and watch CALIFORNIA SPLIT right now on Netflix Instant if you haven't seen it! Fantastic film!
1. CALIFORNIA SPLIT(1974; Robert Altman) 2. MIDNIGHT RUN(1988; Martin Brest) 3. GOING IN STYLE(1979; Martin Brest) 4. THE FISHER KING(1991; Terry Gilliam) 5. THUNDERBOLT & LIGHTFOOT(1974; Michael Cimino) 6. SMOKEY & THE BANDIT(1977; Hal Needham) 7. BOTTLE ROCKET(1996; Wes Anderson) 8. FREEBIE AND THE BEAN(1974; Richard Rush) 9. RUBIN AND ED(1991; Trent Harris) 10. LETHAL WEAPON(1987; Richard Donner) 11. SAFE MEN(1998; John Hamburg) 12. RUNNING SCARED(1986; Peter Hyams) 13. DOWN BY LAW(1986; Jim Jarmusch) 14. WITHNAIL & I(1987; Bruce Robinson) 15. BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE(1989; Stephen Herek) 16. THE BLUES BROTHERS(1980; John Landis) 17. HOT FUZZ(2007; Edgar Wright) 18. ROAD TO RIO(1947; Norman Z. McLeod) 19. 48 HOURS(1982; Walter Hill) 20. ISHTAR(1987; Elaine May) 21. HOLLYWOOD OR BUST(1956; Frank Tashlin) 22. THE WILD LIFE(1984; Art Linson) 23. ALIEN NATION(1988; Graham Baker)
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