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, weird, stylized, harsh, psychotronic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with cult, dialogue, brutality, storytelling, mentor, adaptation, insanity, violence, runaway and suprisingly clever plots mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cult film: Donnie Darko (2001), The Wicker Man (1973), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), The Gopher (1970), Shock Treatment (1981), Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970), Carnival of Souls (1962), Six-String Samurai (1998), Delicatessen (1991), The Evil Dead (1981).

List of cult film movies

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: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, supernatural ability, hallucination, time travel, imaginary friend, parallel universe, suburbs, society, prophecy, surrealism, time loop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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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, twist ending ...
Plot: cult, ritual, investigation, island, virgin, sacrifice, trap, paganism, disappearance, society, mystery, missing person ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, united kingdom, scottish highlands
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
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, self discovery, lifestyle, gender, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, usa, kansas, east germany ...
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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, psychedelic ...
Plot: desert, nihilism, monastery, tunnel, monk, dwarf, gunfighter, mole, vengeance, cult, starting over, rivalry ...
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, tv show, mental institution, fictional game show, kidnapping, fish out of water, couple relations, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, media, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
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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, psychotronic, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, abortion, pregnancy, hollywood, drug abuse, music, pets, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, music band, rise to the top, transvestism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: gothic, cult film, atmospheric, psychotronic, scary ...
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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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, adventure, danger, survival, escapades, gang war, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: las vegas
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Delicatessen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his ...
Style: cult film, futuristic, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: dark humor, distopia, cannibalism, cannibal, clown, escape, satire, post apocalyptic, butcher, underground, suicide attempt, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: france
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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: cult film, splatter, rough, macabre, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, evil, monster, supernatural horror, dark humor, strong violent content, survival, supernatural, extreme violence, gory, young people, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan
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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, dark fantasy, rough, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, supernatural, goth, afterlife, halloween, vigilante, martial arts, superhero, back from the dead, good versus evil, murder ...
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, insanity, gang, surrealism, brainwashing, psychopath, nihilism, violence spree, violence, social decay, sadism, social misfits ...
Time: future, year 1995, near future, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: britain, europe, london
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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, humorous, witty ...
Plot: ufo, surrealism, chase, police, repossession, radioactivity, obsessive quest, buddies, dishonesty, society, save the world, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, semi serious, captivating, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collector, space and aliens, chainsaw, gore, small town, anti heroes, anti hero, cannibalism, testosterone, fast food, gory, silly humor ...
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: parody, cult film, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, tomato, rescue, espionage, survival, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, chaos, vegetable, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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, slasher, bloody ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, siamese twins, gory, danger, monster, raped by monster, psychopath, freak, brother brother relationship, violence, shopping cart ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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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, splatter, humorous, sinister, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, bodies, dark humor, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, murder, experiment gone awry, strangulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
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Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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, slasher, splatter, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blood splatter, knight, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, stabbing, axe, survival, evil dead, tape recorder, eyeball ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1987 ...
Place: usa
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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, experimental, psychological, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, music, hallucination, rebellion, isolation, teacher, nightmare, police brutality, alienation, racial slur, paranoia, rock star ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, los angeles, london
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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, car, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, satire, distopia, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, year 2000 ...
Place: 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, desire for fame, hopes, musician's life, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, rock, righting the wronged, phantom, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: liverpool, cincinnati ohio, new york
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, street gang, warrior, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gang member, gangs ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, near future, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
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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, alien planet, astronaut, megalomaniac, good versus evil, space opera, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, adventure, escapades, distant planet ...
Time: future, distant future, 1960s, 60s
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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, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, desert, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races, gays and lesbians, danger, mentally challenged, on the run, chase, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
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Flash Gordon (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
Style: cult film, futuristic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: space opera, emperor, outer space, mad scientist, superhero, heroes, race against time, good versus evil, dungeon, world domination, battles, laser ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, future
Place: new york, usa
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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Genre: Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Style: gothic, cult film, bloody, futuristic, macabre ...
Plot: goth, opera, surgery, support group, powerful corporation, future dystopia, against humanity, life is a bitch, terminal illness, therapy, stabbing, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: venice, paris france
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Martin (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, scary, surreal, tense ...
Plot: vampire, radio show, murder, supernatural, hidden identity, teenage life, crimes, golden years, socially awkward, violence, curse, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
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Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: cult film, suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, chase, post apocalypse, dystopic future, vengeance, chaos, future dystopia, car chase, violence spree, heroes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
Style: cult film, parody, humorous, gothic, scary ...
Plot: vampire, countryside, rescue, woman in danger, imaginary, supernatural, danger, nothing goes right, crimes, palaces castles and temples, goofy hero, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, transylvania, poland
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, clever, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: drug abuse, lsd, hallucination, american dream, road trip, journalism, hitchhiker, surrealism, cocaine, drugs, addiction, lawyer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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