Top Cult Movies to See Before You Die

A cult is a religion with no political power.  Tom Wolfe

You will find many cult film ratings over internet but they’re falsely based on popularity of the movies rather than according to their quality & cult cinema definition. Here I will try to rate them according to their quality & cultness. They’re worth getting your attention ’cause of their less popularity. Here’s the list:

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  1. Eraserhead (1977) Directed by David Lynch
  2. Withnail and I (1987) Directed by Bruce Robinson
  3. Kafka (1991) Directed by Steven Soderbergh
  4. Naked Lunch (1991) Directed by David Cronenberg
  5. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) Directed by David Lynch
  6. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) Directed by Terry Gilliam
  7. Crumb (1994) Directed by Terry Zwigoff
  8. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)Directed by Frank Darabont
  9. Pi (1998) Directed by Darren Aronofsky
  10. Brazil (1985) Directed by Terry Gilliam
  11. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) Directed by Todd Solondz
  12. Ghost World (2001) Directed by Terry Zwigoff
  13. A Clockwork Orange (1971) Directed by Stanley Kubrick
  14. The Big Lebowski (1998) Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen
  15. Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985) Directed by Tim Burton
  16. Bottle Rocket (1996) Directed by Wes Anderson
  17. Barton Fink (1991) Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen
  18. Zabriskie Point (1970) Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni
  19. The Hunger (1983) Directed by Tony Scott
  20. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) Directed by Jim Jarmusch
  21. The Room (2003) Directed by Tommy Wiseau
  22. Love Story (1970) Directed by Arthur Hiller
  23. Harold and Maude (1971) Directed by Hal Ashby
  24. Easy Rider (1969) Directed by Dennis Hopper
  25. Clerks (1994) Directed by Kevin Smith
  26. Labyrinth (1986) Directed by Jim Henson
  27. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) Directed by Tobe Hooper
  28. Get Carter (1971) Directed by Mike Hodges
  29. Quadrophenia (1979) Directed by Franc Roddam
  30. Repo Man (1984) Directed by Alex Cox
  31. Velvet Goldmine (1998) Directed by Todd Haynes
  32. Suspiria (1977) Directed by Dario Argento
  33. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Directed by Jim Sharman
  34. Re-Animator (1985) Directed by Stuart Gordon
  35. Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) Directed by Ed Wood
  36. Akira (1988) Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo
  37. They Live (1988) Directed by John Carpenter
  38. Pink Flamingos (1972) Directed by John Waters
  39. Freaks (1932) Directed by Tod Browning
  40. Videodrome (1983) Directed by David Cronenberg
  41. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) Directed by Steven Soderbergh
  42. Heathers (1988) Directed by Michael Lehmann
  43. The Evil Dead (1981) Directed by Sam Raimi
  44. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) Directed by Nicolas Roeg
  45. Night of the Living Dead (1968) Directed by George A. Romero
  46. The Thing (1982) Directed by John Carpenter
  47. Office Space (1999) Directed by Mike Judge
  48. This Is Spinal Tap (1984) Directed by Rob Reiner
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