Cult movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cult movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing, atmospheric and suspense films and TV shows about / with cult, brutality, violence, murder, death, danger, blood, supernatural, catastrophe and deadly plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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 1683
cult movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cult: The Wicker Man (1973), The Endless (2017), Aquarius (2015), Highlander (1986), Mother! (2017), Martyrs (2008), Get Out (2017), Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966), The Colony (2015), Conan the Barbarian (1982).

List of cult movies

 7.6
 58K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, christian film, scary ...
Plot: cult, investigation, paganism, disappearance, ritual, trap, mystery, society, amateur detective, christianity, island, religion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, seaport
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 6.5
 19K
The Endless (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, emotional, captivating
Plot: cult, childhood trauma, suicide, supernatural, brothers, brother brother relationship, camp, haunted by the past, violence, danger, ghost, human nature ...
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 7.1
 10K
Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, missing person, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, nickname, police, interrogation, party ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969, year 1967 ...
Place: usa
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 7.2
 112K
Highlander (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, suspense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, cult, sword fight, good versus evil, master warrior, lone wolves, supernatural, mythology, magic, dark hero, memory, mentor ...
Time: 16th century, 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 1500s
Place: scotland, new york, europe, usa, america ...
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 6.6
 151K
Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: disturbing, macabre, absurd, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cult, cannibalism, surrealism, uninvited guest, pregnant woman, brutality, death of son, poet, nameless character, vandalism, baby, death ...
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 7.1
 73K
Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: torment, torture, child abuse, torture chamber, violence, cult, suffering, gory, brutality, afterlife, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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 7.7
 375K
Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, cult, plot twist, missing, african american, survival, racism, brainwashing, violence, interracial romance, secrets, female villain ...
Place: new york
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Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A family gets lost on the road and stumbles upon a hidden, underground, devil-worshiping cult led by the fearsome Master and his servant Torgo.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: cult, sacrifice, gun, fire, flashlight, family in danger, ghost, slasher, supernatural ability, woman in danger, psychopath, family life ...
Time: 60s
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 7.1
 39K
The Colony (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.
Style: psychological, touching, intense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cult, kidnapping, religious fanatic, torture chamber, political unrest, military dictatorship, torture, discipline, escape, violence against women, genocide, revolution ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile, germany, new jersey, latin america
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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, gladiator, barbarian, good versus evil, slavery, escapades, sword and sorcery, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, sword fight, witch ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
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 2.8
 1K
Snuff (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Argentina, USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The followers of a charismatic cult leader set out to murder a pregnant actress.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, banned film ...
Plot: murder, cult, violence, sex, psychopath, biker, filmmaking, violence spree, banned, mind game, gory, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
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 6.3
 27K
Apostle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Style: bloody, scary, suspense, exciting, ambiguous ending
Plot: ransom, cult, father daughter relationship, violence, prophet, religion, kidnapping, brother, brutality, deity, preaching, deal with the devil ...
Time: 1900s
Place: wales
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, trapped, cult, isolation, rescue, cemetery, danger, chaos, back from the dead, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
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 8.1
 9K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: serial killer, cult, surrealism, fbi, murder investigation, investigation, murder, good versus evil, profiler, prophecy, crime, special agents ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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 8.4
 77K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, master villain, military, save the world, cult, wormhole, changing the past or future, alien planet ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
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 6.9
 37K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, macabre, dark humor, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, cult, gory, danger, death, revenge, violence, torture, multiple storylines, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 19th century, 1830s
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 5.6
 9K
Borderland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three college students, Phil, Ed, and Henry take a road trip into Mexico for a week of drinking and carefree fun only to have Phil find himself a captive of a group of satanic Mexican drug smugglers who kill tourists and whom are looking for a group ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, rough, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, human sacrifice, serial murder, insanity, drinking, evil, cult, murder, bondage, religions or cults, extreme violence, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
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 7.4
 89K
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, nightmare, baby, existentialism, insanity, cult, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, crazy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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 5.9
 13K
Holy Smoke (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Plot: guru, battle of the sexes, cult, tourist, adultery, strong sexual content, self discovery, jealousy, dangerous attraction, australian abroad, asthma attack, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, australia, asia, sydney australia
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Monster Party (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three teenage thieves infiltrate a mansion dinner party, unaware that it is secretly being hosted by a serial killer cult for the social elite.
Style: brutal, sincere, suspenseful, tense
Plot: serial killer, cult, party, attempted robbery, group of friends, youth, deathtrap, stabbed with a sword, deformity, security camera, murder, stabbed to death ...
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Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, psycho film, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, obsession, murder, love triangle, cult, femme fatale, lover, woman in danger, danger, dangerous attraction, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily italy
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The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: vampire, archaeologist, worm, human sacrifice, temple, deadly creature, cult, supernatural, dangerous attraction, surrealism, curses spells and rituals, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, banned film, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, torture, amazon rainforest, gory, survival, atrocity, cult, violence spree, brutality, rape, violence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, new york, usa
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: eccentric family, supernatural ability, parents and children, family life, couple relations, family tradition, marriage, sitcom, small town, butler, siblings relations, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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 6.3
 61K
Dead Snow (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where ...
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, nazi, gory, best friends, cult, parody, brutality, vengeance, wartime, wilderness, torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe, medical school
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Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, human sacrifice, murder, isolation, small town, preacher, sacrifice, cornfield, good versus evil, cult, children, religion ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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 2.8
 29K
Troll 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare...
Style: serious, scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, cult, witch, goblin, seduction, monster, popcorn, vacation, sandwich, danger, seance, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 104K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, revenge, maniac, teenager, fear, lake, gory, danger, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 3.7
 60K
The Wicker Man (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense ...
Plot: missing child, isolation, small town, investigation, religions or cults, secret place, mystery, cult, sacrifice, family problems, occult, trapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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 5.4
 119K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, death, sacrifice, violence, toy comes to life, cult, danger, demonic possession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, pasadena california
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