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red dog 1

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Mon Jun 4, 2018, 02:58 PM Jun 2018

Do you have a favorite Cult film? [View all]

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(From Wikipedia)

A cult film, often referred to as a cult classic, is a film with a cult following, obscure or unpopular with mainstream audiences, and often revolutionary or ironically enjoyed.
Sometimes, the definition is expanded to exclude films that have been released by major studios or have big budgets, try specifically to become cult films, or become accepted by widespread audiences and critics.
Cult films are defined as much by audience reaction as they are content.


31 votes, 3 passes | Time left: Unlimited
This is Spinal Tap (1984)
5 (16%)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
1 (3%)
Harold and Maude (1971)
6 (19%)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
8 (26%)
Repo Man (1984)
3 (10%)
The Warriors (1979)
3 (10%)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
1 (3%)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
4 (13%)
Easy Rider (1969)
0 (0%)
Donnie Darko (2001)
0 (0%)
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Primer (2004) Bok_Tukalo Jun 2018 #1
"This Is Spinal Tap" is mine. The Velveteen Ocelot Jun 2018 #2
I loved Spinal Tap and would consider putting it up there, but which one should I take down? red dog 1 Jun 2018 #6
Sadly, you only get ten choices. Dr. Strange Jun 2018 #91
Spinal Tap is now in 2nd place in the poll, right behind Rocky Horror Picture Show red dog 1 Jun 2018 #92
I think I'll put Spinal Tap up there, since it's absolutely hilarious, and I love Rob Reiner films red dog 1 Jun 2018 #16
I Went With Warriors ProfessorGAC Jun 2018 #3
I was just about to mention Repo Man OriginalGeek Jun 2018 #12
"Plate Of Shrimp" ProfessorGAC Jun 2018 #72
No Sherman A1 Jun 2018 #4
Where's "Pink Flamingos"? no_hypocrisy Jun 2018 #5
Yeah, I like John Waters a lot, and Pink Flamingos qualifies as a cult film red dog 1 Jun 2018 #7
Or Female Trouble ??? What the heck? lunasun Jun 2018 #28
If I had more than 10 slots to use, I would definitely include Pink Flamingos as a poll choice, red dog 1 Jun 2018 #74
Idiocracy would be mine... Boxerfan Jun 2018 #8
W D Richter TimeSnowDemos Jun 2018 #9
Of the ones you listed, I would likely go for Repo Man red dog 1 Jun 2018 #11
I saw that TimeSnowDemos Jun 2018 #14
The Monkees made a movie? red dog 1 Jun 2018 #20
The Monkees made TimeSnowDemos Jun 2018 #21
+++Jack Nicholson helped write it . I hope everyone involved was extremely stoned because lunasun Jun 2018 #50
I really want to see "Head" red dog 1 Jun 2018 #75
It's brilliant! TimeSnowDemos Jun 2018 #79
I loved They Live! TexasBushwhacker Jun 2018 #33
The fight TimeSnowDemos Jun 2018 #42
YES exboyfil Jun 2018 #82
I decided to put Repo Man up there red dog 1 Jun 2018 #36
Ha! TimeSnowDemos Jun 2018 #40
I'm glad too DBoon Jun 2018 #77
It's when the punks (Otto's old girlfriend etc) were robbing the conveniece store. progressoid Jun 2018 #113
I love pretty much all of those OriginalGeek Jun 2018 #10
Your wife being 7 years older than you is no big deal red dog 1 Jun 2018 #13
lol yeah OriginalGeek Jun 2018 #15
I love "Harold and Maude"! I haven't seen it in ages, but I have to add it to either smirkymonkey Jun 2018 #99
When we watched the other day OriginalGeek Jun 2018 #109
The Loved One Cartoonist Jun 2018 #17
I never saw that one, but since Jonathan Winters is in it, I'll have to put it on my "wish list" red dog 1 Jun 2018 #19
Be very careful. The "L" key is very close to the "N" key. JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2018 #18
Greaser's Palace...... becca da bakkah Jun 2018 #22
He got the hubba hubba in his soul . Robert Downey Sr directed this & another great lunasun Jun 2018 #25
How many syllables, Mario? OilemFirchen Jun 2018 #54
Split (1989) Brother Buzz Jun 2018 #23
No can do red dog 1 Jun 2018 #29
Blue Velvet. Sneederbunk Jun 2018 #24
"Carnival of Souls." KatyaR Jun 2018 #26
yessss me too! samnsara Jun 2018 #53
The Princess Bride jpak Jun 2018 #27
Dr. Strangelove n/t cloudbase Jun 2018 #30
Good pick! red dog 1 Jun 2018 #32
Yeah, that's one of my faves. geardaddy Jun 2018 #89
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song jpak Jun 2018 #31
I loved Baadaaassss... lame54 Jun 2018 #83
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer And White Chicks are 2 of my favs lunasun Jun 2018 #34
"Henry" sounds interesting red dog 1 Jun 2018 #38
Neither one is for the timid for different reasons lunasun Jun 2018 #46
love White Chicks! samnsara Jun 2018 #56
Serial Mom CatMor Jun 2018 #35
Still scares me in to not wearing white after Labor Day ! lunasun Jun 2018 #41
Yes, me too.... CatMor Jun 2018 #43
The whole script is online . Some say Body Heat was her pinnacle I say Serial Mom !! lunasun Jun 2018 #44
Definitely Serial Mom... CatMor Jun 2018 #48
Yeah I looked a little ...I forgot the prank calls to the neighbor lady lunasun Jun 2018 #51
Easy Rider Desert grandma Jun 2018 #37
I consider Easy Rider a cult film red dog 1 Jun 2018 #39
Eating Raoul enid602 Jun 2018 #45
+++Yes and also not mentioned the original Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia lunasun Jun 2018 #47
If Weird Al's "UHF" or Broken Lizard's "Super Troopers" count as cult, they'd have my vote. NightWatcher Jun 2018 #49
Carnival of Souls samnsara Jun 2018 #52
Eraserhead...A Boy and his Dog samnsara Jun 2018 #55
+++ for both "They think it's a baby" .... and hey a dog is a boy's best friend lunasun Jun 2018 #61
Eraserhead was up there as one of the original poll choices, but got zero votes, red dog 1 Jun 2018 #78
Only if Ferrets are Cool Jun 2018 #57
How about.. Waiting For Guffman defacto7 Jun 2018 #58
My mother was in love with thisfilm & I tried to explain the reference ...she didn't even care !!! lunasun Jun 2018 #60
Or a cult film for people from Missouri... blur256 Jun 2018 #105
When Mars Attacks. 🚀🗽 LakeArenal Jun 2018 #59
Rocky Horror is my favorite group oriented cult film Docreed2003 Jun 2018 #62
Electra Glide in Blue. Robert Blake's later domestic issues taint things a bit. Easy Rider from list Hoyt Jun 2018 #63
It was difficult to choose a favorite. I went with Spinal Tap. yardwork Jun 2018 #64
I don't think that Pulp Fiction counts as a cult film. yardwork Jun 2018 #65
Agree. If any Tarantino is to be on the cult movie list it should at least be Straw Dogs lunasun Jun 2018 #68
I disagree red dog 1 Jun 2018 #73
I agree. I also don't think "A Clockwork Orange" counts either - by 1971, a Kubrick film was Midwestern Democrat Jun 2018 #112
Not sure if it fits your collection, but I'd include "The Last Picture Show"... Sancho Jun 2018 #66
I'd say 1968 "Night Of The Living Dead". montana_hazeleyes Jun 2018 #67
Office Space. Nay Jun 2018 #69
I was just now going to say Office Space... Upthevibe Jun 2018 #70
Totally! Part of my personal cult collection! smirkymonkey Jun 2018 #100
Hedwig and the Angry Inch aka-chmeee Jun 2018 #71
I adore Hedwig! My favorite of all time. bench scientist Jun 2018 #102
Some of the music and accompanying animations are just great. aka-chmeee Jun 2018 #108
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension LastLiberal in PalmSprings Jun 2018 #76
Good suggestion! DBoon Jun 2018 #80
Grosse Point Blank empedocles Jun 2018 #81
I love this film so much. n/t ms liberty Jun 2018 #93
when I took the service exam, my psych profile fit a certain... "moral flexibility" progressoid Jun 2018 #114
Cusack made that film his way, unlike the necessary Conair film which made bigger $. empedocles Jun 2018 #115
no one liked Eraserhead? samnsara Jun 2018 #84
I loved it. geardaddy Jun 2018 #86
I'd have to say my top five cult movies are (in no particular order) geardaddy Jun 2018 #88
I would definitely agree with the "Holy Grail" as well as "The Life of Brian" smirkymonkey Jun 2018 #101
Well, it got zero votes after being up there for over 3 hours, so I took it down to make room red dog 1 Jun 2018 #87
Slither sdfernando Jun 2018 #85
These: Tikki Jun 2018 #90
From your list I would say Rocky Horror and Spinal Tap ms liberty Jun 2018 #94
... Major Nikon Jun 2018 #95
Speaking of movies with a cult following discntnt_irny_srcsm Jun 2018 #96
Clockwork Orange and the Warriors from your list. edbermac Jun 2018 #97
Hey! MountainMama Jun 2018 #98
Grindhouse /Death Proof ! stonecutter357 Jun 2018 #103
Others here may not agree that this is a cult film, but it is for me and a lot of people smirkymonkey Jun 2018 #104
"Let's do some crimes!!" Lifelong Protester Jun 2018 #106
"... and then get sushi!" geardaddy Jun 2018 #111
Wim Wenders: Until the End of the World (I don't know if this is considered cult, fierywoman Jun 2018 #107
Many of those and more. nt Codeine Jun 2018 #110
The Ruling Class. progressoid Jun 2018 #116
I have a few mythology Jun 2018 #117
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