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, scary, serious, atmospheric, macabre and disturbing films and TV shows about / with cult, supernatural, danger, dialogue, storytelling, brutality, murder, catastrophe, violence and blood plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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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), Cannibal Holocaust (1980), The Green Inferno (2013), Night of the Demons (1988).
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Stargate SG-1
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA, Canada
44 min.
 8.4
Highlander
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
UK
116 min.
 7.2
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Apostle
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
130 min.
 6.5
Waco
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
USA
47 min.
 8.0

List of cult movies

 7.4
 86K
Eraserhead
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, 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
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, 1940s, 1500s
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, 19th century, future
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The Lair of the White Worm
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, 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
 112K
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 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
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Cannibal Holocaust
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: scary, brutal, disturbing, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, brutality, gory, survival, torture, rape, violence, blood, strong sexual content, insanity, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century
Place: latin america, south america, usa, new york
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The Green Inferno
Genre: Adventure, 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, semi serious, humorous ...
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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 6.8
 135K
The Witch
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, isolation, insanity, paranoia, cult, religion, guilt, devil, violence, parents and children ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
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Witching and Bitching
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Romance, 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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 7.1
 9K
Aquarius
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, cult, missing person, hippie, police detective, crimes, policewoman, nickname, police, interrogation, working undercover, murder ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1967 ...
Place: usa
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The Addams Family
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, not serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, eccentric family, parents and children, disorder, family life, dark fantasy, family tradition, small town, cult, disembodied hand, supernatural ability, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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 8.4
 75K
Stargate SG-1
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, space and aliens, alien planet, wormhole, cult, save the world, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry, space travel, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, near future ...
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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, new job, rich woman, song and dance, abduction, nanny ...
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, not serious ...
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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 5.7
 18K
Clown
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize the suit is part of an evil curse that turns its wearer into a killer.
Style: scary, bloody, atmospheric, macabre, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer clown, transformation, monster, demons, blood, slasher, supernatural, brutality, violence, murder, family drama, family ...
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 6.7
 150K
The Ninth Gate
Genre: 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, new york, southern france, paris 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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, good versus evil, murder, police, mythology, saving a life, wolf, undead, gore ...
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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, demons, supernatural horror, morgue, cult, witchcraft, severed tongue ...
Place: london
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 6.5
 142K
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
 71K
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
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 337K
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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The Adventures of Tintin
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Travel with Tintin, the young and intrepid Belgian reporter, and his faithful dog Snowy as they take you from Tibet to the Moon, or from Egypt to the depths of the sea -- solving mysteries, pursuing truth and justice, and gambling with their lives.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, young heroes, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, friends, escapades, journalism, chases and races, cult, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, belgium
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 56K
Candyman
Genre: 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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 8.3
 25K
Babylon 5
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, bleak, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space opera, space station, benign alien, good versus evil, culture clash, adventure, moral ambiguity, philosophy, outer space, time travel, alien technology, cult ...
Time: 23rd century, future
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Star Trek: Enterprise
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, alien encounter, spacecraft, adventure, outer space, star trek, escapades, space exploration, adventurer, danger, alien planet, intelligence ...
Time: 22nd century, future
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 7.6
 56K
The Wicker Man
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, scary, psychological, serious ...
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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TOP 5 movies for each similar tag

demons
demons movies
Evil Dead 2013
6.5
Wishmaster 1997
5.8
Night of the Demons 1988
6.3
Hellraiser 1987
7.0
The Exorcist 1973
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splatter
splatter movies
Re-Animator 1985
7.2
Turbo Kid 2015
6.7
Planet Terror 2007
7.1
Zombie Strippers 2008
4.1
Basket Case 2 1990
5.3
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macabre
macabre movies
A Serbian Film 2010
5.1
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom 1975
6.0
Castle Freak 1995
5.9
Creepshow 1982
6.9
The Collector 2009
6.4
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bloody
bloody movies
Splinter 2008
6.1
Final Destination 3 2006
5.8
The Hateful Eight 2015
7.8
From Dusk Till Dawn 1996
7.3
Hellraiser 1987
7.0
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visceral
visceral movies
Black Swan 2010
8.0
The Matrix 1999
8.7
Million Dollar Baby 2004
8.1
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer 2006
7.5
Final Destination 2000
6.7
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zombie
zombie movies
Resident Evil 2002
6.7
Dawn of the Dead 2004
7.3
Dead Snow 2009
6.3
28 Weeks Later 2007
7.0
Warm Bodies 2013
6.9
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sexualized violence
sexualized violence movies
Basic Instinct 1992
6.9
The Last House on the Left 2009
6.6
Atonement 2007
7.8
Lolita 1997
6.9
Eyes Wide Shut 1999
7.4
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insanity
insanity movies
Eraserhead 1977
7.4
Shutter Island 2010
8.1
Changeling 2008
7.8
1408 2007
6.8
A Clockwork Orange 1971
8.3
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