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, psychotronic, harsh, visually appealing and surreal films and TV shows about / with cult, dialogue, weird, brutality, storytelling, mentor, adaptation, violence, insanity and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Italy 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), The Gopher (1970), Shock Treatment (1981), Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970), Barbarella (1968), Carnival of Souls (1962), Six-String Samurai (1998), Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965).

List of cult film movies

 7.6
 93K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, street gang, warrior, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gang member, gangsters ...
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
 70K
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, self discovery, artist, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, usa, kansas, east germany ...
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 7.4
 26K
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, tunnel, dwarf, monk, monastery, gunfighter, mole, vengeance, cult, starting over, society ...
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, rising to stardom, silly humor, profanity, couples, disorder, family problems, media satire ...
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, sexual, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, abortion, pregnancy, hollywood, drug abuse, pets, music band, gays and lesbians, musician's life, 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, alien planet, astronaut, megalomaniac, good versus evil, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, adventure, sexual content, strong female presence, satire ...
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: cult film, gothic, atmospheric, 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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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, danger, heroes, adventure, 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, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
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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 7.5
 187K
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, strong violent content, supernatural horror, supernatural, gory, young people, danger, deadly creature, survival, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan
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 8.0
 738K
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, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, imaginary friend, hallucination, society, youth, time loop, suburbs, hallucinations, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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 7.6
 166K
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, rough, cult film, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, halloween, afterlife, supernatural, goth, dark fantasy, superhero, vigilante, back from the dead, murder, good versus evil ...
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, psychedelic, atmospheric ...
Plot: rape, gang, insanity, surrealism, psychopath, brainwashing, violence, violence spree, social decay, social misfits, sadism, distopia ...
Time: future, 20th century, near future, 70s, 90s ...
Place: britain, europe, london
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 6.9
 34K
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, witty ...
Plot: ufo, punk, surrealism, chase, repossession, radioactivity, violence, police, friends, silly humor, code, apprentice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.6
 44K
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, captivating, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collector, gore, small town, anti heroes, cannibalism, anti hero, fast food, testosterone, chainsaw, space and aliens, gory, investigation ...
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, rescue, espionage, survival, chaos, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, vegetable, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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, raped by monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 56K
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, sinister, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, decapitation, bodies, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, graphic violence, strangulation, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
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 7.8
 148K
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, survival, slasher, deer, meat cleaver, evil dead ...
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, isolation, teacher, racial slur, police brutality, nightmare, wall, rock star, childhood, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s ...
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, car, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, satire, distopia, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2000, 2000s, 20th century ...
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, phantom, musician's life, desire for fame, hopes, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, righting the wronged, uninhibited rivalry, rock, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: liverpool, new york, cincinnati ohio
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 6.5
 51K
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: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: outer space, emperor, mad scientist, space opera, superhero, heroes, good versus evil, race against time, space travel, world domination, laser, battles ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, future
Place: usa, new york
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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, therapy, support group, surgery, powerful corporation, future dystopia, against humanity, life is a bitch, terminal illness, grudge, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: venice, paris france
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 7.1
 10K
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, blood, curse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
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 6.9
 191K
Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
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: chase, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, dystopic future, car chase, future dystopia, vengeance, violence spree, heroes, danger, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 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, humorous, gothic, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, parody, countryside, woman in danger, imaginary, supernatural, danger, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero, deadly, escapades ...
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, cult film, atmospheric ...
Plot: drug abuse, lsd, hallucination, american dream, journalism, road trip, hitchhiker, surrealism, cocaine, addiction, drugs, lawyer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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 7.7
 180K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: surreal, dark, cult film, post modern, enigmatic ...
Plot: neo noir, mystery, surrealism, sexual perversion, small town, investigation, amateur detective, postmodernism, strong sexual content, woman in danger, hallucination, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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