* CultClassic: Primer has managed to amass a devoted fan base over the years after its release.
* MindScrew: You don't even '''know''' the half of it, after all, it got the point where the film needed ''[[SerialEscalation graphs to explain what's happening]]''.
* VanityProject: Shane Carruth (who plays one of the lead characters named Aaron) wrote, directed, produced, edited and composed the music for this film. However unlike most Vanity Projects, it has [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primer_(film)#Reception managed to earn good reviews and win two awards]]. (And he only acted in the movie after being unable to find anyone who could "break... the habit of filling each line with so much drama.")