What are the best cult movies?

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    #1The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a musical horror comedy directed by Jim Sharman and starred by Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, and Barry Bostwick. This movie first appeared in 21 August 1975. 

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    Marilyn Schneider
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I have to say that The Rocky Horror Picture Show is one of the best cult movies. It might be the best. I enjoy watching it several times a year. I love the music. Tim Curry was great in this movie."
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    #2The Big Lebowski

    The Big Lebowski

    The Big Lebowski is an American crime comedy movie directed by Joel Coen starring Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, and Julianne Moore in 1998. This film was inspired by the work of screenwriter Raymond Chandler. 

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    Ralph Gilbert
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "The Big Lebowski is an absolute classic comedy movie that follows the dude and the strange adventures that ensue him. The Coen brothers deliver a masterpiece in this film. "
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    #3Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, and Uma Thurman. It won several awards such as the Golden Globe in Best Motion Picture and the Oscar for Best Screenplay.

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    Austin Jimenez
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Back before Uma Thurman turned nasty, and Samuel L. Jackson dealt with reptile infestations on planes, there was this masterpiece. Some people call it a cult film, but it's now got such mainstream appeal that I'm not sure that's accurate. Whatever the case, I found Jesus in my own briefcase because of it."
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    #4A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    Alex is the leader of a small gang of thugs who enjoy doing illegal and violent felonies. One day, he gets captured, and with the main goal of his rehabilitation into society, he is forced to undergo some controversial techniques to change his behavior. 

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    Ralph Snyder
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "So I love cult movies and I wanted to find the best cult movies out there, either modern or whenever. I read up on A Clockwork Orange and god did I love the film, its so spooky."
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    #5The Evil Dead

    The Evil Dead

    The Evil Dead is an American supernatural horror movie directed by Sam Raimi starring Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, and Hal Delrich in 1981. This film is about five college students who got trapped in an isolated cabin.

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    Tammy Wallace
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "Evil Dead is a genuine horror film. It introduced cool new techniques and ideas. Bruce Campbell is a legend."
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    #6Repo Man

    Repo Man

    Repo Man is an American sci-fi comedy movie directed by Alex Cox starring Harry Dean Stanton and Emilio Estevez in 1984. It won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay at the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards.

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    Margaret Curtis
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Great movie. Good price. Far out premise, fun to see with Emilio Estevez being so young and rebellious. Aliens from somewhere, (it is never even mentioned in the movie where or how they get here, why they are here, or what the hell they really are), get put in the trunk of a car that gets chased around LA by a bunch of Rebel Repo Men competing for the huge bounty the government puts on the car. They compete, race, fight, and generally cause havoc between themselves, and each other the whole time. Punk Rock Emilio, is the center of this tornado of chaos. I had forgotten how much I enjoyed this LA Sci-Fi Social Statement. Great combination comedy, campy action, fun social statement on state of 1970's / 80's LA social conditions. If you are looking for a quality, moving, heart rending story... Look somewhere else. This is fun, campy, non-conformist, and if it is not a cult-classic already, it should be. Helpful Not Helpful |Comment|Report abuse"
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    #7Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko is a science-fiction drama thriller movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, and Mary McDonnell. It was written and directed by Richard Kelly. The movie was premiered in the Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2001.

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    Joe Morris
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "If you think about cult movies from the early 2000s, one of the best ones will always be Donnie Darko. The story and characters are great. This movie will always be a cult classic."
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    #8Eraserhead

    Eraserhead

    Eraserhead is an American surrealist horror movie directed by David Lynch starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, and Allen Joseph in 1977. This film was preserved by the United States Library of Congress in the National Film Registry. 

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    Martha Fields
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "This is just the sort of thing I wanted to find for my cult classic movie night. Everyone is bringing one, and I'm sure no one else will be bringing this. Perfect!"
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    #9The Unseen Force : The Films of Sam Raimi

    The Unseen Force : The Films of Sam Raimi

    This book by John Kenneth Muir explored the career of director Sam Raimi. Beginning in 1982 as a horror director, Raimi reinvigorated the horror genre, as well as innovated the fantasy and superhero movies.

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    #10Army-of-Darkness

    Army-of-Darkness

    Army of Darkness is a fantasy-horror movie directed by Sam Raimi. After the last film, Ash Williams is teleported back in 1300 A.D. He must battle the undead and retrieve the Necronomicon to return home.

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    Joyce Hernandez
    Written on June 5, 2018
    ""I might look bad, but I feeeelll goood", says the half-rotted zombie corpse as she throws her arms around the neck of the medieval warrior. "Army of Darkness" IS the best cult movie. It is a movie that is so bad, it is good. Once you begin watching this movie, you can't look away. Since you can't believe what you just watched, you feel the urge to watch it again...and again...and again. This happens to everybody who encounters this movie, and now it is a cult film, one of the best."

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Best What are the best cult movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Rocky Horror Picture ShowMovies 9 Paid
2The Big LebowskiMovies 8 Paid
3Pulp FictionMovies 7 Paid
4A Clockwork OrangeMovies 5 Paid
5The Evil DeadMovies 5 Paid
6Repo ManMovies 4 Paid
7Donnie DarkoMovies 3 Paid
8EraserheadMovies 1 Paid
9The Unseen Force : The Films of Sam RaimiBooks 0 Paid
10Army-of-DarknessMovies 0 Paid
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