Cult film movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cult film movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out cult film, harsh, surreal, stylized, talky and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with cult, dialogue, weird, storytelling, brutality, mentor, insanity, adaptation, runaway and violence plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, New Zealand and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cult film: The Warriors (1979), The Wicker Man (1973), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Repo Man (1984), Bad Taste (1987), Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978), The Gopher (1970), Shock Treatment (1981), The Evil Dead (1981), Basket Case (1982).

List of cult film movies

 7.6
 92K
The Warriors (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' ...
Style: cult film, stylized, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, street gang, warrior, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, gay slur, danger, disc jockey ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, near future, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.5
 68K
The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: cult film, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: cult, ritual, investigation, virgin, island, trap, paganism, disappearance, society, mystery, missing person, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: cult film, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, lyrical ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, singer, musician, gender bending, betrayal, gays and lesbians, musician's life, artist, self discovery, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, kansas, europe, usa, east germany ...
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 6.9
 33K
Repo Man (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A down and out young punk gets a job working with a seasoned repo man, but what awaits him in his new career is a series of outlandish adventures revolving around aliens, the CIA, and a most wanted '64 Chevy.
Style: cult film, surreal, semi serious, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: ufo, punk, surrealism, chase, repossession, radioactivity, violence, police, save the world, urban, society, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.6
 43K
Bad Taste (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A team from the intergalactic fast food chain Crumb's Crunchy Delights descends on Earth, planning to make human flesh the newest taste sensation. After they wipe out the New Zealand town Kaihoro, the country's Astro-Investigation and ...
Style: cult film, humorous, scary, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collector, gore, small town, anti heroes, anti hero, cannibalism, testosterone, fast food, chainsaw, gory, profanity, missing person ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is a 1978 comedy film directed by John De Bello and starring David Miller. The film is a spoof of B-movies. Made on a budget of less than USD $100,000, the story involves tomatoes becoming sentient by unknown means and ...
Style: cult film, humorous, not serious, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mad scientist, tomato, espionage, rescue, survival, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, vegetable, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 7.4
 25K
The Gopher (1970)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) claims to be God, while dressed as a gunfighter in black, ...
Style: cult film, surreal, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, nihilism, tunnel, dwarf, monk, monastery, mole, vengeance, cult, violence spree, starting over, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Shock Treatment (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Janet and Brad Majors, unhappily married, are separated after appearing on a game show. Janet becomes a superstar while Brad is thrown into a mental hospital. But what does fast food magnate Farley Flavors have up his sleeve?
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, satire, mental institution, tv show, fictional game show, ambition, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, couples, disorder, family problems, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
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 7.5
 182K
The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: dark humor, cult film, rough, scary, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, monster, evil, supernatural, gory, young people, survival, deadly creature, danger, friends, evil force, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan
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 6.2
 16K
Basket Case (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.
Style: cult film, scary, suspenseful, bloody, absurd ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, siamese twins, gory, danger, monster, slasher, psychopath, freak, brother brother relationship, violence, shopping cart ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 55K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: cult film, dark humor, humorous, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, decapitation, bodies, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, murder, experiment gone awry, strangulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
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 7.8
 145K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: cult film, scary, dark humor, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, zombie, violence, stabbing, axe, slasher, survival, eyeball, tape recorder, evil dead ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1987, 90s ...
Place: usa
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Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A hip and happenin' all girl rock group head to LA to claim lead-singer Kelly's inheritance and make it (and make it) in LA. Soon the girls fall into a morass of drugs and deceit as their recording success soars. It takes several tragedies ...
Style: cult film, sexy, sexual, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, abortion, pregnancy, hollywood, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, wedding, silly humor, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.9
 32K
Barbarella (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.
Style: cult film, sexy, futuristic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, mad scientist, astronaut, megalomaniac, good versus evil, alien planet, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, adventure, space and aliens, graphic violence, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 60s, 1960s
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Carnival of Souls (1962)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, cult film, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, danger, woman in danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, car accident ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
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Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: psychedelic, cult film, psychological, adult animation, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, music, hallucination, isolation, teacher, racial slur, police brutality, nightmare, rock star, wall, childhood, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 70s, 40s ...
Place: england, europe, los angeles
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Death Race 2000 (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by mowing down pedestrians. Five teams, each comprised of a male and female, compete using cars equipped with deadly weapons. ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: car chase, survival, rivalry, danger, chases and races, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, satire, car, distopia, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, year 2000 ...
Place: usa, united states
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 8.0
 729K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, imaginary friend, hallucination, society, suburbs, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, time loop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rock Opera version of Phantom Of The Opera with elements of Faust. Record producer Swan steals both the music and the girl (Phoenix) from composer Leach. Disfigured Leach plans revenge on Swan and his rock palace, The Paradise, and becomes The ...
Style: cult film, humorous, scary, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: vengeance, deal with the devil, phantom, desire for fame, musician's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, rock, righting the wronged, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: liverpool, new york, cincinnati ohio
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Six-String Samurai (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world where the Russians have taken over a nuked USA and Elvis is king of Lost Vegas, Buddy is a '50s rocker and wandering warrior rolled into one, too-cool package. Armed with his six-string in one hand and his sword in ...
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, martial arts, apocalypse, samurai, chaos, heroes, danger, adventure, survival, escapades, gang war, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: las vegas
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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: cult film, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, desert, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, crimes, hostages, heist, isolation, martial arts, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
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 7.5
 90K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: cult film, dark humor, humorous, surreal, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, deadly, deadly creature, danger, mad, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: new zealand
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 6.8
 31K
Phantasm (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
Style: atmospheric, cult film, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, small town, murder, gory, deadly, good versus evil, siblings relations, family relations, mortician, violent, adaptation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, touching, humorous, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, suicide attempt, suicide, older woman younger man relationship, obsession, coming of age, death, depression, misfit, elderly, youth, funeral ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, cult film, surreal, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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 7.6
 164K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, cult film, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: halloween, vengeance, vigilantism, afterlife, supernatural, goth, dark fantasy, superhero, vigilante, murder, back from the dead, dark hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, banned film, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: rape, gang, insanity, surrealism, brainwashing, violence spree, psychopath, violence, social misfits, sadism, violent, distopia ...
Time: future, 70s, 90s, 20th century, near future ...
Place: britain, europe, london
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: absurd, humorous, surreal, cult film, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, dialogue, bowling, hippie, marijuana, kidnapping, slacker, crimes, mistaken identity, stoners, crime, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pasadena california, malibu california
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 7.2
 81K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, cult film, disturbing, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, insanity, brainwashing, mind control, paranoia, virtual reality, tv station, mysterious character, investigation, bdsm, mind game, tv show ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, toronto ontario canada, canada
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, witty ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, success, pianist, musical tour, singer, fame ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: austin texas
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