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After just having a talk with a friend on twitter about the incredibly great killer ant flick Phase IV (trailer), I'm wanting to find some more old gems, and I'm talking the cream of the crop. Some that come to mind are Deathdream (trailer) and Zero Population Growth (trailer).

What are some of your favorite old cult flicks? Sound off below!


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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

Metropolis - Fritz Lang

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Marina Antunes (11 years ago) Reply

Oooo. This should make for a great must watch list.

I'm kind of partial to Phantom of the Paradise. Like it much more than Rocky Horror.

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olaaaa (11 years ago) Reply

The Dark Backward. Filthiest movie ever and also somehow pretty.

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leeny (11 years ago) Reply

Godzilla vs Megalon (godzilla doing a jig, shadow boxing, and floating through space in a bublle..what more do you want), and Tales from Gimli Hospital. Guy Maddin's first feature film.

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projectcyclops (11 years ago) Reply

Marina - Phantom of the Paradise is one of my favourite films, good call! "Swaaan!"

I add:

Liquid Sky
Ga-ga: Glory to the Heroes
The Navigator
Sixteen Tongues
If....
Santa Sangre
Tales of Ordinary Madness
Zardoz (yeah)
I Married a Strange Person!
Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

Class of 1999

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

Of course you shouldnt forget:
The world the flesh and the devil
Logan's run
Silent Running

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

Daughter of Darkness (1948)
Features the first female serial killer character to ever grace the screen in the UK. :)

Alice in Wonderland (1966) BBC version

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

Accumulator 1 (1994) - an amazing film but incredibly obscure. definitely worth a watch if you can find it.

Olda is tired, exhausted, his life force sucked nearly dry. Fortunately a mysterious healer teaches him how to recharge his energy by tuning into nature, art, people, and sex. Yet it seems that somewhere out there is a deranged spirit world where Olda’s hungry doppelganger lives by absorbing the energy of his human counterpart. And he’s not the only one… To find out why our hero must wield an arsenal of TV remotes and keep a cartload of timber handy for mortal combat with the ravenous of the nether-dimension, tune your mind to this science-fiction spectacle. You will never view Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or going to the dentist) the same way again.

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nebogipfel (11 years ago) Reply

The Day The Earth Caught Fire (1961)

....Almost perfect apocalyptic classic

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Cpt.No_Life (11 years ago) Reply

Brazil, that movie blew my mind the first time I saw it.

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Cpt.No_Life (11 years ago) Reply

Oh yeah, Time Bandits almost forgot about that one, but it has to be one of the greatest movies of all time.

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Chad Law (11 years ago) Reply

SIX STRING SAMURAI

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nik (11 years ago) Reply

2012

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Matt (11 years ago) Reply

Four Words: "Night of the Lepus"

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FALLEN101 (11 years ago) Reply

Night of the Lepus is awesome, I laughed my ass off the first time I saw that.

Mine aren't extrememly obscure but here goes:
Re-Animator = one of the best zombie movies ever.
The Suicide Club
Eraserhead

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ethanol (11 years ago) Reply

My first shock with PA :
The Omega Man

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agentorange (11 years ago) Reply

10 off the top of my head:

Society
Seconds
Turkey Shoot
THX-1138
El Topo
Things to Come
Z.P.G
Class of 1984
Privilege
City of Lost Children

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chuck (11 years ago) Reply

A Boy and His Dog!!!

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allen_idaho (11 years ago) Reply

I was always partial to:
Phantasm 2 (best one of the series)
Phantasm 3
Evil Dead 2
Army of Darkness
Reanimator
Ravenous (best cannibal movie ever made)
Dark City
Akira
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

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RIII (11 years ago) Reply

The lathe of Heaven(1980)
Sorcerer (1977)
The Cemetary Man - Dellamorte Dellamore (1994)
Freaks (1930)
Naked Lunch (1991)

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Hal (11 years ago) Reply

Night of the Lepus
Bubba Ho-Tep
Day of the Triffids
Day of the Hare (swedish)
Dark Star

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Anglebender (11 years ago) Reply

Dario Argento's "Suspiria" is my favorite cult flick.

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clay (11 years ago) Reply

Donnie Darko
1984
Motel Hell
Bad Taste
CreepShow
Street Trash
Tromeo and Juliet
Return of the Living dead
Ghost in the Shell
Love and a 45
Falling Down

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Jeff (11 years ago) Reply

Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things
Don't Look in the Basement
Let's Scare Jessica to Death
Night of the Living Dead

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

RE: clay

One of my first thoughts was Street Trash. What a classic.

F@#$* dirty little Street TRAAAASH!

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loci (11 years ago) Reply

"cult"

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agentorange (11 years ago) Reply

Reading so many of my own favorite titles here. Awesome to see.

Ones I particularly second are:

Phantasm 2
Suspiria
If....
Brazil
Ravenous
Sorcerer (Friedkin right?)
Night of the Lepus

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F (11 years ago) Reply

Nice films. I was put off buying cult movies thanks to 'Attack of the giant Leeches' 1959.

Explorers (Joe Dante), Jacobs Ladder (Adrian Lyne), Dark City, The Crow (Alex Proyas), Enemy Mine (Wolfgang Petersen)

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quietearth (11 years ago) Reply

Another one I forgot, Shatter Dead. One of my favorite zombie films which is an exploration of God and humanity's faith.

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Hal (11 years ago) Reply

O Lucky Man, with If... team

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bad dog (11 years ago) Reply

Punishment Park
Soylent Green
Naked Lunch
Phase IV
The Crazies
The Warriors
The Wanderers
The Omega Man
Rollerball (1975)

And a few that are sure to become "old cult favorites":

A Scanner Darkly.
Christmas on Mars
The American Astronaut
Children of Men
Idiocracy

... to name a few.

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

On the Silver Globe
Ikarie XB 1
La mort en direct

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Derek (11 years ago) Reply

The Guyver
The Guyver 2: Dark Hero

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witchman (11 years ago) Reply

no love for "A Boy and His Dog"? Of the new breed, Paranoia 2.0 should be included somewhere.

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Lenny (11 years ago) Reply

Where's the PA here people?

1990 Bronx Warriors
Escape from the Bronx
New Barbarians
Raiders of the Sun
2019 After the Fall of NYC
Raiders of Atlantis
Cyber Ninja
MetalStorm
The Final Executioner
Mad Max Trilogy top fav of all time!

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Zompete (11 years ago) Reply

Luci lontane (Distant Lights)

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

Fantastic Planet

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

Stalker (1979)
Thats some strange stuff going on in that movie.

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

the wicker man remake with nic cage
its that great.
:)

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Skinstripper (11 years ago) Reply

My faves:

Return of the Living Dead
The Warriors
Phantasm
Motel Hell
Saturday the 14th
Clockwork Orange
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
How to Make a Monster
Plan 9 From Outer Space
Killer Klowns from Outer Space
Barbarella
The Incident (Ed McMahon)
This is Spinal Tap
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Repo Man
Brazil
The Wicker Man (original)
The Wiz
Buckaroo Banzai
Vampire's Kiss
Death Race 2000
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (original)
Re-animator
Surf Nazis Must Die
Delicatessen

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chuck (11 years ago) Reply

Wow- Saturday the 14th! Haven't seen that since 6th grade. Thanks for the memory jog.

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Finriz (11 years ago) Reply

Scanners
Psychos in Love
The Blob (remake)
Escape from New York
The Thing

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bad dog (11 years ago) Reply

@Skinstripper: Oh yeah, Repo Man, definitely.

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soma (11 years ago) Reply

buffalo 66

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LouGehrig (11 years ago) Reply

Burnt Offerings...had nightmares for years after seeing it when I was 10, stared Oliver Reed among others. Saw it Recently and still loved it!

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Mike White (11 years ago) Reply

Darktown Strutters
I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen
Pretty Poison
The Ketchup & Mustard Man
Series 7
Candy Tangerine Man
Orgy of the Dead
Electra Glide in Blue
Manos: The Hands of Fate
Psychomania

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Hass (11 years ago) Reply

Bad Boy Bubby

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jonathan (11 years ago) Reply

IDAHO TRANSFER!!!

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Lenman (11 years ago) Reply

I second Idaho Transfer for sure, you set through the whole movie going man this is a peice of crap and then in the last 30 seconds it becomes a classic. My favorite has to be REPO MAN!! That movies has everything a cult classic needs.

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wilcoy (11 years ago) Reply

Videodrome

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dekko (11 years ago) Reply

Sonny Boy
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
Split
Videodrome
Dr. Caligari
Freaks

...that's what comes immediately to mind, anyway.

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nickray (11 years ago) Reply

Friday the 13th Part 3
Fright Night
Happy Birthday to Me
976 - Evil
Creep Show 2
Dawn of the Dead
Phantasm 2

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Skinstripper (11 years ago) Reply

Burnt Offerings : ) Great choice! Love me some Oliver Reed!

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Cpt.No_Life (11 years ago) Reply

Wizards-1977 Ralph Bakshi

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wrk3 (11 years ago) Reply

I would mention Silent Running (1972), and add my additional votes for Buckaroo Banzai and Dark Star.

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Skinstripper (11 years ago) Reply

I second Silent Running, and third Dark Star. Nice choices. Great memories.

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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

#1 How on EARTH is Dawn of the Dead a CULT movie?

#2 The ABOMINABLE DR PHIBES

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RIII (11 years ago) Reply

Theater of blood w/ Vincent Price
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
Laserblast

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Nick (11 years ago) Reply

I agree with most everyone here and I'd like to add "Lunatics: A Love Story" with Ted Raimi and Deborah Foreman, "Pin" and "Deranged." Happy Thanksgiving, all.

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Ty (11 years ago) Reply

A boy and his dog
Survivor (not the tv show) has Richard Mol,
Soylent Green
The Dark Backward....good call
The Omega Man
CRITTERS....YEAH!

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Pong (11 years ago) Reply

Ok some of these are so obscure that they don't even fit into the Cult category...

The Telephone Book (you'll have to go through a bootlegger to get this, but trust me it's worth it)

Waterworks (Harry Reems nasty)

Pink Flamingos

Pure S (aka: Pure Shit)

For Yu'r Height Only (a Philipino 007 rip-off with a 3ft tall midget)

Mr No Legs (American made low budget exploitationer about a wheelchair bound Hitman)

Crippled Masters (one has no legs, the other no arms. Put them together, and you have have the Crippled Masters)

Hunt them down. You will be impressed! :D

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Mart (10 years ago) Reply

The Final Programme (Jerry Cornelius movie)
The Shout (Alan Bates Aboriginal supernatural)
The Last Wave (Peter Wier Aboriginal supernatural)
Death Machine (Stephen Norrington)

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masque36 (10 years ago) Reply

Gargoyles
Them
The Black Hole
Death Race 2000 orig with David Carradine
The Evil Dead
Dawn of the Dead
The Highlander
Mad Max
The Road Warrior
Class of Nukem High-Classic Troma film
The Sword and and Sorcerer -great medieval epic
The Terminator
Zombie Lucio Fulci
Suspira Dario Argento
The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonza

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masque36 (10 years ago) Reply

Some more films worth checking out that I left out:
He Knows Your Alone-great slasher flick
The Car with James Brolin
Alligator with Robert Forster
The Hills Have Eyes orig by Wes Craven
Red Alert-nuclear meltdown thriller
Cherry 2000
Blade Runner

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Scoob (10 years ago) Reply

Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter!

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docfulci (10 years ago) Reply

Some for the road that haven't been mentioned yet:
Brimstone & Treacle (1982)
Los violadores (1982)
Die Brut des Bösen (1979)
They Live by Night (1948)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Sílení (2005)
Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
Bijitâ Q (2001)
Batoru rowaiaru (2000)
Koroshi no rakuin (1967)
Dead-End Drive In (1986)
Wake in Fright (1971)


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