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The list contains the best, new and most relevant cult movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out macabre, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious and disturbing films and TV shows about / with cult, brutality, violence, dialogue, murder, storytelling, blood, danger, death and splatter plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as cult: Eraserhead (1977), Children of the Corn (1984), Highlander (1986), Creepshow (1982), The Lair of the White Worm (1988), Gothic (1986), Annabelle (2014), The Green Inferno (2013), Night of the Demons (1988), As Above, So Below (2014).
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Highlander
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
UK, USA
116 min.
 7.2
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Comedy, Drama
USA
30 min.
 7.8
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The Last Man
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Argentina, Canada
 8.5
Hereditary
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
127 min.
 7.6

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 7.4
 85K
Eraserhead
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, enigmatic, psychological, art house, avant garde ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, nightmare, art, imagination, baby, cult, crazy, psychology, existentialism, dreams, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Children of the Corn
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: sacrifice, small town, cult, children, murder, killer child, human sacrifice, isolation, religion, brutality, preacher, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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 7.2
 109K
Highlander
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, good versus evil, cult, lone wolves, adventure, supernatural, magic, dark hero, memory, destiny, vengeance, sword fight ...
Time: 80s, 16th century, 20th century, 1500s, 1940s
Place: scotland, new york, europe, usa, scottish highlands ...
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 6.9
 35K
Creepshow
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, scary, macabre, dark humor, bloody ...
Plot: monster, cult, gory, danger, zombie, death, violence, multiple storylines, transformation, brutality, murder, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1830s, future, 19th century
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The Lair of the White Worm
Genre: Comedy, 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, cult, supernatural, surrealism, deadly creature, obsession, dangerous attraction, transformation, monster, worm, human sacrifice, archaeologist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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 5.8
 6K
Gothic
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: surreal, gothic, psychological, scary, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, cult, supernatural, mystery, ghost, mind game, demons, seance, brutality, isolation, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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 5.4
 109K
Annabelle
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, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, evil doll, toy comes to life, cult, violence, ghost, haunted house, death, sacrifice, gory, parenthood, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
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The Green Inferno
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile, Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bloody, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, survival, gory, confined, cult, brutality, torture, violence, native american tribe, extreme violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, peru, chile, america
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Night of the Demons
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While conducting a seance during a Halloween party, high-school seniors unlock the demon that remains locked in the crematorium.
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, gory, survival, demons, brutality, zombie, cult, supernatural, transformation, halloween party, afterlife, teenagers ...
Time: 80s
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As Above, So Below
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gory, supernatural, mythology, ancient mystery, uncover truth, death, found footage, confined, escapades, survival, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, iran
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Witching and Bitching
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this heist film turned horror fest, director Álex de la Iglesia's love of mayhem is on full display as a gang of gold thieves lands in a coven of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual -- and in need of a sacrifice.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, light, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witches, heist, cult, sacrifice, down on your luck, countryside, danger, impossible love, kidnapping, runaway, good versus evil, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, sincere, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, hopes, misfit, strong female lead, cult, lgbt, rich woman, song and dance, new job, bunker, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.3
 59K
Dead Snow
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, gory, survival, nazi, cult, parody, brutality, best friends, vengeance, wartime, wilderness, torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe, medical school
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 6.7
 149K
The Ninth Gate
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological, dark ...
Plot: mystery, devil, book, supernatural, occult, obsession, investigation, collector, murder, danger, curses spells and rituals, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain, southern france, new york, france ...
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Little Dead Rotting Hood
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The residents of a small town discover that something more sinister than killer wolves is lurking in the backwoods: first the wolves start turning up dead...then people.
Style: scary, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: werewolf, small town, cult, good versus evil, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, police, mythology, saving a life, wolf, undead, divorced father ...
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: suspense, dark, scary, bad ending, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, mysterious death, mystery, plot twist, autopsy, supernatural horror, demons, morgue, cult, severed tongue, witchcraft ...
Place: london
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 6.5
 141K
Evil Dead
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, demons, supernatural, zombie, blood, brutality, violence, curses spells and rituals, group of friends, isolation, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 70K
Martyrs
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, serious, bloody ...
Plot: brutality, torture, gory, suffering, violence, torment, vengeance, child abuse, afterlife, cult, insanity, torture chamber ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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 7.7
 318K
Get Out
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: tense, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, interracial romance, plot twist, secrets, family, cult, brainwashing, violence, survival, missing, female villain, friendship ...
Place: new york
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 6.6
 56K
Candyman
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, revenge, urban legend, slasher, supernatural, gory, belief, haunted by the past, investigation, cult, slavery, bee ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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 7.6
 55K
The Wicker Man
Genre: Crime, 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, scary, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: cult, island, investigation, mystery, supernatural, religion, dancing, christianity, sacrifice, culture clash, obsession, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, seaport
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Anarchy Parlor
Genre: Horror
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six young college hopefuls vacationing and partying in Lithuania get more than they bargained for when they unwittingly get caught up in a maniacal tattoo artist's fiendish side business.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, scary, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: tattoo, torture, blood, danger, murder, captive, tattoo parlor, club, family secret, cult, violence, friendship ...
Place: lithuania
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Friday the 13th
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, cult, gory, revenge, teenager, blood, brutality, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Conan the Barbarian
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, adventure, vengeance, good versus evil, slavery, mythology, sword fight, magic, brutality, revenge, violence, blood ...
Time: ancient history, 80s, stone age, prehistoric times
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker ...
Style: sexual, not serious, offbeat, gothic, scary ...
Plot: mad scientist, cult, rock and roll, cross dressing, sex, transvestism, dancing, palaces castles and temples, parody, fish out of water, camp, music ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: transylvania, ohio
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 6.7
 6K
Faults
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents recruit one of the world's foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth.
Style: tense, psychological, surprise ending, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: cult, hotel, redemption, kidnapping, depression, brainwashing, violence, manipulation, religions or cults, suicide, twists & turns, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.3
 779K
Reservoir Dogs
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: clever, stylized, talky, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, cult, gory, undercover cop, violence, organized crime, robbery, gore, gangster, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 6.1
 14K
The Sacrament
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: cult, brainwashing, isolation, murder, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, suicide, manipulation, death, missing person, supernatural, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Martha Marcy May Marlene
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in ...
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cult, sexual abuse, paranoia, runaway, rape, murder, psychology, sexuality, sisters, brainwashing, police investigation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, connecticut, new york state
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Night of the Creeps
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: scary, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cult, gory, alien, monster, zombie, serial killer, violence, splatter, slasher, gore, college, evil alien ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959, year 1986 ...
Place: california
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