Tag: cult-film

Metropolis (2001) 7.2

Metropolis (2001)

Metropolis is a visually stunning, rich, and memorable pleasure. It's contributors have brought us other classics such as Astroboy and Akira. The story takes place in the muti-leveled, fascinating, megalopolis called Met...

Glitter (2001) 2.3

Glitter (2001)

Billie Frank is a shy, young multiracial girl who is sent away by her alcoholic mother at a very early age. At an orphanage, she befriends Louise and Roxanne. Flash forward to 1983. Billie and her friends are spotted by ...

The Last Exorcism (2010) 5.6

The Last Exorcism (2010)

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the evangelical Reverend Cotton Marcus was raised by his father to be a preacher. He agrees that the filmmaker Iris Reisen and the cameraman Daniel Moskowitz make a documentary about his life. ...

Code Name: The Cleaner (2007) 4.6

Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)

Jake is a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants; when he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he...

The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) 5.6

The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)

In a dark epoch of sorcery, the murderous megalomaniac, King Titus Cromwell, awakens the demonic necromancer, Xusia of Delos, to usurp the throne of the benevolent King Richard of Eh-Dan, enslaving his daughter, and forc...

Juno (2007) 7.4

Juno (2007)

A tale told over four seasons, starting in autumn when Juno, a 16-year-old high-school junior in Minnesota, discovers she's pregnant after one event in a chair with her best friend, Bleeker. In the waiting room of an abo...

Who Can Kill a Child? (1976) 7.3

Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)

A couple of English tourists rent a boat to visit the fictitious island of Almanzora, just off the southern Spanish coast. When they arrive, they find the town deserted of adults, there's only children who don't speak bu...

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) 8.1

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

In India gangsters are called Bhai (brothers). One such Bhai is Munna, who is feared by everyone in Mumbai, a big city in India. He cons his village-based parents into believing that he is a doctor. He gets a shock when ...

Cop in Blue Jeans (1976) 6.2

Cop in Blue Jeans (1976)

Nico Geraldi is a tough undercover cop in the manner of Serpico. His rough and unkempt appearance belies his seriousness regarding crime and criminals. As a ring of pickpockets and thieves plagues Geraldi's city, he atte...

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) 4.2

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

Ever since they were sent into World War I battle in 1918, Sergeant Pepper and his Lonely Hearts Club Band of Heartland, USA have been spreading the message of joy and love to the world, which has made them and Heartland...

The Butcher (2009) 5.3

The Butcher (2009)

For nearly twenty years after his boxing career ended Merle Hench works for Murdoch, the capo of a San Fernando mob outfit. Merle spends his days cracking heads and collecting debts, it is not a job he enjoys. Cool, calm...

The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972) 7.3

The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972)

Two factions of the French Secret Service involve a seemingly normal orchestra player, Francois Perrin, into their battle as one side uses him as a decoy. Soon, agents are all over the place, and one of them, Christine, ...

They Call Me Renegade (1987) 6.3

They Call Me Renegade (1987)

Renegade Luke has been living an easy life so far, travelling through the southwest with his horse Joe, making money by running small-time scams. All this comes to an end when he encounters Moose, an imprisoned convict w...

Trancers III (1992) (V) 5.4

Trancers III (1992) (V)

A time traveling cop, Jack Deth, from the future is taken back to the past to be given the task of destroying the Trancer program before it has a chance to get out of control, sending the world into a state of chaos and ...

The Room (1993) 6.3

The Room (1993)

A quiet killer is looking for a room. The real state agent, shy and expressionless, guides him through all the rooms she can find in Tokyo, but none of these satisfy the killer's request for peace and silence. The real s...

Enter the Fat Dragon (1978) 6.8

Enter the Fat Dragon (1978)

An apprentice farmer (Sammo Hung) ventures to the city and helps his family battle a gang of thugs....

Les Visiteurs du Soir (1942) 7.3

Les Visiteurs du Soir (1942)

At the end of the 15th century, two minstrels, Gilles and Dominique, come from nowhere to the castle of Baron Hugues. Gilles charms Anne, Hughes' daughter, while Dominique charms both Hugues and Ann's fiancé, Renaud. Gil...

Killing Streets (1991) 4.6

Killing Streets (1991)

A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his ow...

Crippled Avengers (1978) 7.4

Crippled Avengers (1978)

A wealthy kung fu expert, who is turned bitter and evil by the slaying of his wife and the loss of his son's hands, bullies a town through terror and force. They find pleasure and satisfaction by crippling those who stum...

Kounterfeit (1996) (V) 4.5

Kounterfeit (1996) (V)

Seasoned ex-criminal is drawn into counterfeit money deal that turns into shooting spree. During the incident, undercover cop was killed and his sister is determined to find the killers....

Tapeheads (1988) 5.7

Tapeheads (1988)

After being fired from their jobs as security guards, Josh and Ivan form Video Aces, a video production company. Using Josh's talent and Ivan's business savvy, they attempt to hit it big in the business while doing proje...

Battlefield Earth (2000) 2.5

Battlefield Earth (2000)

In the year 3000, humanity is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the seductive and powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth of its resources, using the br...

Fantasia (1940) 7.8

Fantasia (1940)

Disney animators set pictures to Western classical music as Leopold Stokowski conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra. "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" features Mickey Mouse as an aspiring magician who oversteps his limits. "The ...

Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982) 8.1

Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)

Rock star Pink Floyd is a tortured soul. Because of his childhood, he has always tried to make meaningful emotional connections to other living creatures. That childhood includes not having a male role model with his fat...

Vidocq (2001) 6.5

Vidocq (2001)

Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to have re...

Blue Money (1972) 4.3

Blue Money (1972)

Handsome and successful Jim appears to have it all: he's married to the beautiful and supportive Lisa, has a healthy baby, and works a cool gig as the director of hardcore porno fare. Jim's seemingly perfect life starts ...

Cherry 2000 (1987) 5.6

Cherry 2000 (1987)

In 2017, a rich man travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his animatronic wife, Cherry 2000 has shorted out, he hir...

Rubin and Ed (1991) 7.2

Rubin and Ed (1991)

Reclusive Rubin Farr teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle on a quest to bury Rubin's dead cat in the "perfect spot." Their trip takes them across Utah's desert where they have run-ins with ...

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986) 7

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Loosely based on serial killer Henry Lee Lucas, the film follows Henry and his roommate Otis who Henry introduces to murdering randomly selected people. The killing spree depicted in the film starts after Otis' sister Be...

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989) 7.2

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itse...

The Perfect Weapon (1991) 6

The Perfect Weapon (1991)

Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of the Korean mafia families. Jeff...

Invaders from Mars (1986) 5.6

Invaders from Mars (1986)

In this remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school...

Timelock (1996) 2.9

Timelock (1996)

In the 23rd century, a penal colony in a distant galaxy falls into anarchy when an inmate loads a virus into the computer system. While cryonic suspension was used to control the most dangerous criminals there, with the ...

Grey Skies (2010) 3.4

Grey Skies (2010)

A group of old college friends reunite to relive their glory days by renting a beautiful cabin in the woods. As the sun sets on their first day in the cabin, bright flashes of light announce the arrival of mysterious cre...

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) 7.2

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

After a year of being the dragon warrior, obesitized but fearless Po (Black) is a hero in China along with Crane (Cross), Mantis (Rogen), Monkey (Chan), Viper (Liu), Tigress (Jolie), and Shifu (Hoffman). But trouble pops...

Space Jam (1996) 6.4

Space Jam (1996)

Swackhammer, owner of the amusement park planet Moron Mountain is desperate get new attractions and he decides that the Looney Tune characters would be perfect. He sends his diminutive underlings to get them to him, whet...

Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988) 6.9

Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988)

Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (apparently) contented children. The othe...

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) 7.5

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

Following up on 'Bowling for Columbine', film-maker Michael Moore provides deep and though-provoking insights on the American security system, the level of paranoia, fear, uncertainty, false values and patriotism, which ...

You Don’t Nomi (2019) 7

You Don’t Nomi (2019)

Paul Verhoeven's Showgirls (1995) was met by critics and audiences with near universal derision. You Don't Nomi traces the film's redemptive journey from notorious flop to cult classic, and maybe even masterpiece....