100 Cult Classics in alphabetical order

These are some of my favorite cult classics. Some of them you have seen and some you might not even heard of. Take a look and let me know what you think.
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1.
300 (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C. (117 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ If you haven't seen it then you must truly live under a rock. Enough said! ” - Suave785
 
2.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ A great view on the rehabilitation of anarchists by a crazed government. ” - Suave785
 
3.
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Fuest
“ Vincent Price in one of his best performances. A classic revenge tale dealing with the matters of love after death. ” - Suave785
 
4.
Adulthood (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Six years after KiDULTHOOD, Sam Peel is released from jail for killing Trife, he realizes that life... (99 mins.)
Director: Noel Clarke
“ A Noel Clarke lesson in redemption and forgiveness. ” - Suave785
 
5.
Airplane! (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick. (88 mins.)
“ One of the best comedies ever made. It has a lot of innuendos that can still be recognized in today's slapstick humor references. ” - Suave785
 
6.
Animal House (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him. (109 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ This movie is the guide to anyone looking to fulfill the ultimate college experience. The lineup of stars in this movie is astounding as you get to see Belushi at his best. ” - Suave785
 
7.
Army of Darkness (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home. (81 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Ash and his "fistful of boomstick" make their way back to the Dark Ages to kick some deadite a**. The best movie that Bruce Campbell ever made. ” - Suave785
 
8.
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness. (96 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
“ Not all cops are good cops. ” - Suave785
 
9.
Bad Santa (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot. (91 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
“ A holiday classic about a mall Santa that shows a troubled youth the ropes and how to become a man. ” - Suave785
 
10.
Battle Royale (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ A fight to the death among young teens. Imagine 40 girls fighting for Justin Beiber's autograph and they all have different weapons to choose from. Let the chaos begin! ” - Suave785
 
11.
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her godson from an abusive stepfather, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters. (98 mins.)
Director: Barry Battles
“ Redneck bounty hunters try and protect a young Stephen Hawking in a wheelchair from men hired to kill him. You really have to see it to believe it. but with Billy Bob and Eva Longoria in the cast you know it is bound to be a cult classic; and direct to DVD. ” - Suave785
 
12.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ Another Coen brothers classic that brought us "The Dude", the Walrus, and how to write a check for half and half creamer.
Oh yeah "Nobody *beep* with the Jesus"! ” - Suave785
 
13.
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ One of my favorite cult classics and features an all time iconic misnomer hero; Jack Burton. ” - Suave785
 
14.
Blade (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. (120 mins.)
“ The best adaptation of a Marvel comic character to date in my personal opinion. ” - Suave785
 
15.
Blood Simple. (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple. (99 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ One of the first Coen brothers movies that I ever saw. If you are a fan of their work then please don't miss this classic. ” - Suave785
 
16.
Boogie Nights (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s. (155 mins.)
“ This movie gave a huge career boost to Mark Wahlberg in more ways than one. The movie provides a little bit of insight into the adult film craze of the late 70's and early 80's. ” - Suave785
 
17.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods. (95 mins.)
Director: Drew Goddard
“ The movie took almost 3 years to be released into the theaters and was definitely worth the wait. The whole movie is great but if you want to skip ahead to the last 30 minutes I understand. ” - Suave785
 
18.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders. (76 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
“ A great silent classic that produced what is believed to be the first "twist" ending in a film. ” - Suave785
 
19.
Caddyshack (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. (98 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Who knew that golfing could be so much fun? ” - Suave785
 
20.
Christine (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (110 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ A classic Stephen King tale brought to life that tells the story of a man literally obsessed with his automobile. ” - Suave785
 
21.
The Crow (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder. (102 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
“ A very popular cult film in many circles. This is attributed to the death of Brandon Lee on set. It was always believed that the Lee family was cursed since the death of Brandon's father Bruce Lee.
This film should be loved for reasons attributed to great acting, well shot action sequences, and a great soundtrack. ” - Suave785
 
22.
Cruising (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men. (102 mins.)
“ A hard to find movie starring Al Pacino. You have to watch this movie with an open mind as it is heavy on the content involving the gay S&M scene of the 80's. Nonetheless it is a great movie that you shouldn't miss. ” - Suave785
 
23.
Death Race 2000 (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality. (80 mins.)
Director: Paul Bartel
“ A Corman cult classic that deals with appeasement of the public with a car race to the death. If you like random nudity, suicide by car, and are ready for a new American Revolution then I suggest you watch this movie. ” - Suave785
 
24.
Donnie Darko (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident. (113 mins.)
Director: Richard Kelly
“ This is a cult classic that I am proud to say have only seen once. While many others like it I sold out and put it on my list because of the fanfare associated with the movie. Sorry. ” - Suave785
 
25.
Drive (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
“ It was nice to see the guy from The Notebook walk around and kill people with no remorse at all. This is a dark movie for Ryan Gosling as he is trying to shed the image of being just a model on the silver screen. ” - Suave785
 
26.
Emmanuelle (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The wife of a French diplomat in Bangkok, Emmanuelle embarks on a voyage of sexual discovery. (105 mins.)
Director: Just Jaeckin
“ The movie that got the softcore industry started. One of the first mainstream skin flicks to be developed. You will probably pay more attention to the nudity then actually understanding the storyline. I know I did. ” - Suave785
 
27.
Equilibrium (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system. (107 mins.)
Director: Kurt Wimmer
“ Christian Bale's best performance ever in a movie. While the budget wasn't spectacular the director spared no expense in showing the beauty of violence and the void of emotions in a not so distant future. ” - Suave785
 
28.
Escape from New York (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Snake Plissken is given birth as you get a glimpse of the future through the eyes of John Carpenter. You will see a lot of his titles on this list as he has written and/or directed some of the best cult classic movies to date. ” - Suave785
 
29.
The Evil Dead (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ The original tale of gore and possession in the woods. Avoid the remake if at all possible. ” - Suave785
 
30.
Fargo (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. (98 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ An Academy Award winning film that shows the evil that men do in the upper Midwest eh. ” - Suave785
 
31.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ Oh wow let me count the ways and drugs not to do while watching this movie. A great Hunter S. Thompson novel brought to life. ” - Suave785
 
32.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (116 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Provided a different prospective on the war in Vietnam. You see everything through the eyes of Private Joker as he goes through Basic and on to Vietnam. A Kubrick favorite of mine and has one of the best opening dialogues ever in a film. R. Lee Emery gives the performance of a lifetime. ” - Suave785
 
33.
Hairspray (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. (92 mins.)
Director: John Waters
“ A John Waters classic about the end to segregation and how the community of Baltimore used dance to express their views. If you are a fan of cult films please don't miss this one. ” - Suave785
 
34.
Halloween (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ The movie that gave birth to the slasher genre of films. While it was preceded by other horror films this one launched a whole generation of films dealing with terrors caused by madmen we only have nightmares about.
The movie isn't heavy on gore but it certainly gets the point across. A great John Carpenter film ” - Suave785
 
35.
Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Russell has been expelled from several schools for lewd, crude and nude conduct. Busterburger University... (90 mins.)
Director: Mike Marvin
“ A rare movie to find and I happen to own two copies of it. This movie does star the loveable Dick Butkus and some other unknown actors from the 80's. A great cult comedy in my mind though. ” - Suave785
 
36.
Hard Candy (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a pedophile. (104 mins.)
Director: David Slade
“ A cautionary tale that exposes the dangers of the internet and those you meet online. ” - Suave785
 
37.
Heavy Metal (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
“ The only animated motion picture to make my list. The soundtrack to this movie helps enhance the animation and multiple storylines. ” - Suave785
 
38.
High Tension (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror. (91 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ A great foreign horror flick that has one of the best surprise endings to a movie. I never saw it coming as I was caught up in the copulas amounts of gore and sheer brutal violence. ” - Suave785
 
39.
Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A homeless vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty pump-action shotgun. (86 mins.)
Director: Jason Eisener
“ One of the most violent movies ever made. The most over the top violence, multiple murders, children on fire, lawnmowers to the face, and bum fights you will ever see in a movie. I love it! ” - Suave785
 
40.
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born. (101 mins.)
Director: Steve Pink
“ You ever wish you could go back in time and get drunk all over again? If you do then this is the movie for you. ” - Suave785
 
41.
The Howling (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
“ Imagine taking a family vacation to a private resort run by werewolves. The makeup and special effects in this movie were some of the best during its time. ” - Suave785
 
42.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ A great genre film brought to the screen by Japanese Icon Takashi Miike. ” - Suave785
 
43.
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The comic "Bluntman and Chronic" is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie. (104 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
“ Many look to Mallrats and Clerks instead of this movie for cult status. I just like this one better than the others. Plus I found out what a "trouser snake" was after watching this movie. ” - Suave785
 
44.
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A series of short, highly irreverent, and often tasteless skits. (83 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ A must see for any fan of cult movie classics. Full of short sketches please make sure to check out "A Fistful of Yen". "Now take him to be tortured!" ” - Suave785
 
45.
Kids (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins. (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ A story of urban youth growing up in NYC during the 90's. The movie was very popular during my generation because of the content and ability to relate. ” - Suave785
 
46.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of. (111 mins.)
“ By far my favorite Quentin Tarantino movie ever made. A good classic flick about revenge at its finest. ” - Suave785
 
47.
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town. (88 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chiodo
“ Clowns from outer space come down to hunt us down and suck us dry of all our blood. If you were never afraid of clowns before watch this movie and go to the Circus. Enjoy as it is a true cult classic. ” - Suave785
 
48.
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla. (97 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
“ I loved this movie as a kid. The battle of the two titans rages on all throughout Tokyo. While some say the winner of the battle varies based on the copy you watch everyone knows that Godzilla is just oversized punching bag for the American hero King Kong. ” - Suave785
 
49.
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A delusional young man strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet. (106 mins.)
Director: Craig Gillespie
“ A movie left for interpretation. If you are looking to analyze a good cult classic to find its meaning start here. ” - Suave785
 
50.
The Last Dragon (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow... (109 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
“ My favorite movie of all time. The music, fight scenes, and unbelievable characters make this movie an ultimate cult classic.
"Now Who's the Master?" ” - Suave785
 
51.
The Last House on the Left (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts. (84 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ The first movie that Wes Craven directed. The movie is by know means associated with the genre of slasher films put out by Wes Craven in the 80's. It is a story about brutality and the consequences that await. The evil will be punished.
Just to warn you the movie contains one of the most graphic scenes of decapitation of sorts ever in a movie. ” - Suave785
 
52.
The Last Starfighter (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack. (101 mins.)
Director: Nick Castle
“ Young Alex must save the universe after learning his combat skills on a video game in a trailer park. Only if dreams came true. ” - Suave785
 
53.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ A young girl learns how to become a contract killer from a seasoned veteran. Jean Reno gives a great performance as Leon and his nemesis is portrayed by Gary Oldman. Great cast of characters for a movie that wasn't very mainstream at its time of release. ” - Suave785
 
54.
Let the Right One In (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
“ Another great foreign film about the childhood relationship between a adolescent and a killer. A great story and much better than its US version counterpart. ” - Suave785
 
55.
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus. (101 mins.)
“ I was skeptical about this movie at first but the dance scene at the end of the movie made it worthwhile viewing. ” - Suave785
 
56.
Logan's Run (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of 30. (119 mins.)
“ If you knew exactly when you were going to die what would you do? According to this movie the answer is RUN!
The premise of the story is great as it shows how population control could be achieved through age limitations. ” - Suave785
 
57.
Switchblade Sisters (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The leader of an inner city girl gang is challenged when a new girl moves into the neighbourhood. (91 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
“ This movie goes by many names as I refer to it as "Switchblade Sisters". If you like bad girls and gang fights then check this movie out. ” - Suave785
 
58.
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend. (113 mins.)
“ This is the only X-rated movie to win an Academy Award for Best Picture. Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman star as man whore and friend looking to make a life for themselves in the Big City. ” - Suave785
 
59.
Mommie Dearest (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted. (129 mins.)
Director: Frank Perry
“ If you ever got upset at your mother for any reason in your life watch this movie. You will be thankful for the mother you have and praise her unconditionally. ” - Suave785
 
60.
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead. (90 mins.)
Director: George Mihalka
“ A cult classic from the slasher genre. Great outfit for a killer as the coal miners outfit adds a new height of terror to your psyche. ” - Suave785
 
61.
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home. (96 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
“ Your mom goes to college! ” - Suave785
 
62.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these flesh eating monsters. (96 mins.)
“ The Romero classic that was the original zombie flick. ” - Suave785
 
63.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. (107 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ A story for all of us from the south. Not much else to be said about this movie unless you like Dapper Dan products. ” - Suave785
 
64.
Office Space (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. (89 mins.)
Director: Mike Judge
“ The movie for all of us who dread coming to work day in and day out. Why work when you can sit at home and watch a "Kung Fu" marathon? ” - Suave785
 
65.
Oldboy (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ I love a good ol' fashion tale of revenge. This movie takes it to the extreme and shows the display of pent up rage produced by one man. ” - Suave785
 
66.
One Missed Call (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths. (112 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ A great idea for a movie and once again brought to us by the great Japanese film pioneer Takashi Miike. The phone ringtone is extremely creepy as I kept it on my phone for years. ” - Suave785
 
67.
The Party Animal (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Pondo Sinatra is a college boy with a problem: women will have nothing to do with him. It's not that he was raised on a chicken farm and... (78 mins.)
Director: David Beaird
“ An extremely difficult movie to find on VHS. I just happen to own a copy. Score! ” - Suave785
 
68.
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise. (92 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Another hard movie to find. The mix of bizarre music and an off the wall storyline make this another cult classic that you must view. ” - Suave785
 
69.
Pieces (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Young co-eds are being dismembered by a mysterious murderer on a college campus. The killer is attempting to put together a human jigsaw puzzle made from body parts. (85 mins.)
Director: J.Piquer Simon
“ A movie that was introduced during the slasher era. It was a early model for future movies to come including "Silence of the Lambs". ” - Suave785
 
70.
Pink Flamingos (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive". (93 mins.)
Director: John Waters
“ Probably the most controversial movie on this list. A cult classic to the extreme. The movie contains bestiality, incest, fecal ingestion, and lots of dyed hair. I am not making this up. John Waters took the cake with this one. ” - Suave785
 
71.
Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone. (95 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ A great story told through music by Pink Floyd about how a struggling musician watches his life fall apart. ” - Suave785
 
72.
Play Misty for Me (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture. (102 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Clint Eastwood is one of the best actors of all time. To me this is one of his best movies ever made. It shows the lengths of what a crazed fan will do to be the one in your life. Love obsession to the extreme in this movie. ” - Suave785
 
73.
The Punisher (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as the Punisher. (89 mins.)
Director: Mark Goldblatt
“ Dolph Lundgren brought the pain in this movie as he goes out of his way to "punish the guilty". If you are looking for a movie with a high body count I suggest this feature right here. ” - Suave785
 
74.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
“ By far the best action flick on the list. The choreography of the fight scenes is unbelievable as people literally are beating the s**t out of each other the whole entire movie. I can't wait for the sequel. ” - Suave785
 
75.
Raising Arizona (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated. (94 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ Nicholas Cage shows that you can easily steal a baby as long as you have the law on your side. A great comedy farce from the Coen brothers of course. ” - Suave785
 
76.
Ravenous (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In a remote military outpost in the 19th Century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal. (101 mins.)
Director: Antonia Bird
“ I never thought a soundtrack would be creepier than the movie. A tale of cannibalism set in the mid 1800's the soundtrack just drives you literally insane. An awesome movie and one that will change your life. ” - Suave785
 
77.
Reefer Madness (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music. (66 mins.)
Director: Louis Gasnier
“ A movie that was meant to warn youth of the dangers of marijuana. Great movie to watch when you are high. ” - Suave785
 
78.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)
“ The first work of Quentin Tarantino to gain fame. ” - Suave785
 
79.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
“ The best horror comedy ever made. Be forewarned; you may have a strong craving for brains after this movie. ” - Suave785
 
80.
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
At Adams College, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self-respect. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeff Kanew
“ A movie about two white men who pledge a black fraternity and steal women's underwear. A comedy cult classic and one movie you can watch more than once. ” - Suave785
 
81.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. (100 mins.)
Director: Jim Sharman
“ The most popular cult classic movie on the list. An awesome soundtrack and that rockin' body of Susan Sarandon make the viewing of this movie so much more enjoyable.
If you are a RHPS virgin I suggest you attend one of the midnight viewings around your town. It is a really good time. ” - Suave785
 
82.
The Running Man (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (101 mins.)
“ Another movie based on a novel by Stephen King. Arnold does his best to survive a sadistic television show called "The Running Man" where convicts literally fight for their lives. Great one liners throughout the film.
"Killian, I'll be back. Only in a rerun." ” - Suave785
 
83.
Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Not the movie that won Al Pacino an Academy Award but most certainly the movie he will be remembered for. The movie chronicles the rise and fall of a man who came from nothing to become something. In the end greed is the downfall of us all. ” - Suave785
 
84.
The Shining (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. (146 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Another Stephen King novel brought to the big screen. The movie tells the story of a man who goes slowly insane inside a hotel during a brutal winter. ” - Suave785
 
85.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ While the movie is not listed on many cult classic lists you have to take a second and evaluate the storyline. Any movie that has a cannibal and a transgendered serial killer in it sure sounds like a cult classic to me. Oh Precious! ” - Suave785
 
86.
Sinister (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ Last movie ever to actually frighten me. ” - Suave785
 
87.
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Angela Baker, a traumatized and very shy young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance. (84 mins.)
Director: Robert Hiltzik
“ Probably the most awkward ending to a movie around it is a solid edition to the cult classic list. ” - Suave785
 
88.
Soylent Green (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO. (97 mins.)
“ Another cult classic depicting the end of the world and absolute government control. I don't want to give anything away but "Soylent Green is people"! ” - Suave785
 
89.
Spaceballs (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them. (96 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ You must go and watch now. Enough said. ” - Suave785
 
90.
Suspiria (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A newcomer to a prestigious ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amidst a series of grisly murders. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ A great horror movie from Europe. Considered a Dario Argento classic, the movie is widely acclaimed for its camera angles and style of cinematic shooting. The story is alright too. ” - Suave785
 
91.
Taxi Driver (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, while attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Robert DeNiro comes off his rocker in this movie as he approaches insanity and has a pension for killing. ” - Suave785
 
92.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two siblings visit their grandfather's grave in Texas along with three of their friends and are attacked by a family of cannibalistic psychopaths. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Tobe Hooper created an outline for success of any slasher film with this classic. Originally banned in many countries because of the level of violent content, the name Leatherface became synonymous with fear for any of us that have driven through the middle of Texas. ” - Suave785
 
93.
They Live (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth. (94 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Most people write this movie off but I enjoy it immensely. The idea of an alien race influencing our every decision with subliminal messaging makes for a great tale. Plus nothing better than Roddy Piper and Keith David in their infamous fight scene that never seems to end. ” - Suave785
 
94.
The Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ John Carpenter struck pay dirt with a remake of a film from the 50's. It is actually one of the best remakes ever made. The film exploits the fears of isolation and the grotesque unknown. ” - Suave785
 
95.
Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute. (104 mins.)
“ Another classic cult movie with one of the most beautiful women in the world as the lead role. Christina Lindberg was ahead of her time and will forever be remembered for unbound beauty. ” - Suave785
 
96.
UHF (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unemployed visionary becomes the manager of a local public station. The station becomes a success, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor. (97 mins.)
Director: Jay Levey
“ Weird Al and Kramer starred in a movie? Yes that is why this movie is a cult classic. ” - Suave785
 
97.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ One of the greatest stories ever told and a superb performance by Kevin Spacey. ” - Suave785
 
98.
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. (98 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ A classic Chevy Chase movie that chronicles the family tradition of traveling across country for the summer. Great movie and has a great cast to go along with it. ” - Suave785
 
99.
Vertigo (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (128 mins.)
“ A man's obsession over a woman he must get to know causes him to face his fear of heights. Kim Novak is stunning in this movie. ” - Suave785
 
100.
The Warriors (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In the near future, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down. (92 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ A street gang has to fight their way back to Coney Island after being framed for the murder of the leader of the biggest gang in NYC. Sounds like a far fetched story and trust me it is. But the different types of gangs and content of the movie makes it a timeless classic.
"Warriors, come out and play." ” - Suave785