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, stylized, harsh, humorous, surreal and talky films and TV shows about / with cult, dialogue, storytelling, weird, mentor, brutality, suprisingly clever, violence, catastrophe and insanity plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Drama 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), Eraserhead (1977), The Gopher (1970), Withnail & I (1987), Shock Treatment (1981).

List of cult film movies

 7.6
 90K
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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, warrior, street gang, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gay slur, disc jockey ...
Time: 70s, near future, year 1979, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
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 7.5
 66K
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, virgin, island, investigation, 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, sentimental, semi serious, lyrical ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, singer, musician, gender bending, betrayal, gays and lesbians, sex, musician's life, self discovery, artist, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, kansas, usa, east germany ...
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 6.9
 32K
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, atmospheric, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: ufo, punk, surrealism, chase, violence, police, radioactivity, repossession, buddies, friends, dishonesty, urban ...
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, offbeat, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collector, gore, small town, anti hero, cannibalism, anti heroes, chainsaw, testosterone, fast food, 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: humorous, not serious, cult film, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mad scientist, tomato, rescue, espionage, survival, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos, mutation, vegetable ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 7.4
 97K
Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, art house, psychological, avant garde, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, insanity, cult, nightmare, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, crazy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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 7.5
 24K
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, tunnel, dwarf, monk, nihilism, monastery, sex, mole, vengeance, cult, on the road, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.7
 39K
Withnail & I (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the ...
Style: cult film, witty, talky, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, unemployment, farce, friendship, darkness, actor, farmer, strangulation, money, bathtub, cigar smoking, cafe ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: london, england, europe, northern england
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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, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: small town, satire, mental institution, tv show, fictional game show, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, media satire, fish out of water, kidnapping, media, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
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 7.5
 180K
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, scary, awful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, monster, evil, demonic possession, supernatural, gory, axe, stabbing, occult, necronomicon, female nudity, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
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Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, martial arts, magic, rescue, race against time, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, danger, prophecy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, hong kong
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 6.2
 15K
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: scary, suspenseful, cult film, 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
 54K
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, overdose, zombie, decapitation, bodies, death, hospital, insanity, danger, strangulation, graphic violence, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
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 7.8
 143K
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, dark humor, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, zombie, violence, stabbing, axe, survival, slasher, necronomicon, evil dead, eyeball ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, 1990s, 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: sexy, cult film, sexual, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, pregnancy, abortion, hollywood, drug abuse, prostitute, silly humor, showbiz, filmmaking, transvestism, wedding, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.9
 31K
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, good versus evil, megalomaniac, alien planet, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, adventure, distant planet, danger, save the world ...
Time: future, 1960s, 60s
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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, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, 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: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Musical
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: music, rock, hallucination, isolation, teacher, nightmare, racial slur, police brutality, wall, childhood, rebellion, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s, 40s, 60s ...
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: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, cult film ...
Plot: car chase, survival, rivalry, chases and races, danger, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, satire, car, distopia, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, year 2000, 2000s ...
Place: usa, united states
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 8.0
 722K
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, surreal, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, time travel, social misfits, supernatural ability, hallucination, society, suburbs, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, time loop, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: usa, virginia, united states
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Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Music, Musical, 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: humorous, semi serious, scary, witty, cult film ...
Plot: vengeance, deal with the devil, phantom, hopes, musician's life, desire for fame, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, righting the wronged, rock, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: liverpool, cincinnati ohio, new york
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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: surreal, humorous, cult film, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, martial arts, apocalypse, samurai, danger, adventure, heroes, chaos, survival, gang war, escapades, 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, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, desert, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, chases and races, gays and lesbians, crime, deadly, mentally challenged, martial arts ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
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 7.5
 89K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, 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: dark humor, humorous, surreal, cult film, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, danger, deadly, deadly creature, 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, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, small town, murder, gory, deadly, good versus evil, siblings relations, family relations, mortician, violent, adaptation, obsessive quest ...
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, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, suicide attempt, suicide, older woman younger man relationship, obsession, coming of age, death, depression, youth, funeral, elderly, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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 8.3
 884K
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: brutal, talky, tense, non-linear, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, dark hero, psychopath, swearing, violence spree, gang, heist gone wrong, cult, undercover cop, perfect crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, hostage, anti hero, anti heroes, prison, cyberpunk, kidnapping, rescue, race against time, lone wolves, distopia, prison escape ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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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, surreal, cult film, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, disorder, courage, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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