Most Popular "Cult Leader" Titles
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1. The Following (2013– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.
2. The Master (2012)
R | 144 min | Drama
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
3. Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult.
4. Drive Angry (2011)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter.
5. The Sacrament (2013)
R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller
A newsteam trails a man as he travels to an undisclosed location to find his missing sister. Upon entering "Eden Parish" and meeting the community's leader, it becomes apparent to the newcomers that this paradise may not be as it seems.
6. The Mechanic (2011)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Follows an elite hit man as he teaches his trade to an apprentice who has a connection to one of his previous victims.
7. Red State (2011)
R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
8. V/H/S/2 (2013)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.
Writers: Simon Barrett, Jamie Nash, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Evans, Jason Eisener, John Davies, Brad Miska | Directors: Simon Barrett, Jason Eisener, Gareth Evans, Gregg Hale, Eduardo Sánchez, Timo Tjahjanto, Adam Wingard | Stars: Lawrence Michael Levine, Kelsy Abbott, Adam Wingard, Hannah Hughes
9. Sound of My Voice (2011)
R | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two documentary filmmakers attempt to penetrate a cult who worships a woman who claims to be from the future.
10. Octane (2003)
R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
While on a late night road trip home, a woman must save her rebellious teenage daughter who runs off with a bizarre group of blood-letting psychos.
11. Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998 Video)
R | 83 min | Horror, Thriller
Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children ... See full summary »
12. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)
192 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the People's Temple cult led by Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.
13. Snuff (1976)
X | 80 min | Horror, Thriller
A so-called "snuff" movie involving the exploits of a cult leader leading a gang of bikers in a series of supposedly real killings on film.
14. Schizopolis (1996)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Fletcher Munson, the lethargic employee of a pseudo-religious self help company, and his doppelganger, the friendly but dull dentist Dr. Jeffrey Korchek.
15. The Kiss of the Vampire (1963)
Unrated | 88 min | Horror
When car trouble strands a honeymooning couple in a small Southern European village, an aristocratic family in the area reaches out to help them with sinister consequences.
16. Believers (2007 Video)
R | 102 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two doctors responding to an emergency call find themselves kidnapped by a religious sect whose great obsession is to stop the end of the world by committing suicide and killing people.
17. The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)
105 min | Documentary, Crime
"The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations related to the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders, and tying together the dozens of ... See full summary »
18. Everybody Wins (1990)
R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A seeming good Samaritan (Debra Winger) hires a private detective (Nolte) to prove a teen sitting in prison on a murder charge is innocent. His investigation discovers deep corruption in a ... See full summary »
19. Manson (1973)
R | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Documentary on Charles Manson and his family. Has a number of insightful interviews with many family members most notably Squeaky and Sandy (Blue and Red). There is also a history of Manson... See full summary »
20. Dust Up (2012)
Unrated | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A former vigilante who has embraced his peaceful nature comes to the aid of a young mother in trouble with a cannibalistic drug lord.
22. The Collective (2008)
85 min | Mystery, Thriller
Tyler Clarke is on the red-eye to New York City. Two days ago she received a cryptic voice-mail from her sister Jessica. She was asking for help but she didn't say why. And now that Tyler ... See full summary »
23. Spasms (1983)
R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation. A British millionaire and an American scientist find themselves in hot pursuit of ... See full summary »
24. Mindstorm (I) (2001)
R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
A psychic's investigation into the disappearance of a Senator's daughter leads her to a dangerous cult and the truth about her mysterious past.
25. Savage Messiah (2002)
R | 94 min | Drama, Thriller
Based on real-life events in Canada in the late 1980's, social worker Paula Jackson investigated a commune run by a messiah-like figure who referred to himself as Moses. Jackson's findings ... See full summary »
26. Whistling in the Dark (1941)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Mystery
Radio crime show host 'The Fox' along with his fiancée and ex-girlfriend are kidnapped by a larcenous cult who demand that he help them plan a perfect murder.
27. Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (1993 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama
The take-down of an infamous leader of a small polygamous Mormon fundamentalist group, who ordered assassinations of his opponents.
28. Jigoku (1999)
A frenzied cult classic by Teruo Ishii, the Japanese master of all thing taboo. 16 year old Rika wants to leave a murderous cult but she is sent to Hell where she meets demons and souls who... See full summary »
31. Crimson Saints
90 min | Action, Crime, Horror | Announced
Texas Ranger Captain James Francis and his team are investigating a series of racially motivated killings near Schilling Fields, Texas, when he stumbles upon one small towns deep dark ... See full summary »
32. Timesplitters: Future Perfect (2005 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Sergeant Cortez is on a mission back in time to save all of humanity...if time doesn't end up killing him first. Sent to undo the TimeSplitter threat before the threat manifests in the ... See full summary »
33. Disaster (2003)
R | 90 min | Action
When the girlfriend of a cult leader tries to leave the flock, she finds escape to be more difficult than she imagined.
34. Join Us (2007)
100 min | Documentary
Award winning filmmaker, Ondi Timoner, follows four families as they leave an abusive church in South Carolina and realize they have been in a cult. The film documents them as they enter ... See full summary »
35. Death of an Angel (1986)
PG | 91 min | Drama
Grace, a priest, tracks her missing daughter to a religious community where the strange father Angel is keeping a wooden Jesus figure that sheds actual blood. When the cross is stolen, Grace decides to help out to get her daughter back.
41. Meat Market 2 (2001 Video)
Unrated | 80 min | Action, Horror
Three diverse characters wander the zombie-infested wastelands until they are captured by a militaristic cult of brainwashed madmen.
43. Slaves in Paradise (1999 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary
A look at the Austrian far-left Friedrichshof Commune which was set up in 1972 by artist Otto Muehl. It was dissolved in 1990 when Muehl was convicted of the abuse of teenagers who lived in the commune.
44. Rabbit Stories (2013)
129 min | Comedy, Drama
Meet Ted and Kate, a miserable suburban couple who destroy the last of their marriage battling for the affections of a secondhand motorcycle in a bazaar love triangle. Then there's Mac and ... See full summary »
45. The Fanatical Teachings of Julian Tau (2000)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Fanatical leader Julian Tau brings his childhood regression techniques to the weak and vulnerable and forms the "New Beginnings" cult. But what happens when someone within the cult finds ... See full summary »
46. Sticky Fingers (1997 Video)
85 min | Comedy
A road trip journey across the desert to redemption turns to mayhem when two down-and-out ex-cons are pursued by men in black suits, tempted by Vegas showgirls, and cornered by a cult of polygamists.
47. Cult Killer: The Story of Rick Rodriguez (2006 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary
On January 7th 2005, 29 year old Rick Rodriguez murdered his former nanny and then killed himself on a lonely desert highway. Hours earlier he had videoed his suicide note and this final ... See full summary »
49. Dudley Town (2006)
Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Adventure, Crime
Two young men in searching for their destinies find themselves caught up in a cult and manipulated by the Cult leader into submission to the groups' philosophy.