Cult Classic

Many cult movies have gone on to transcend their original cult status and have become recognized as classics, others are of the "so bad it's good" variety, and are destined to remain in obscurity. Here you will also discover some of the most astonishing, tastless and sometimes the worst movie ever made. The term cult film implies a certain level of obscurity, and widely popular, mainstream movies are not considered to be cult films and will not be found in this company.

A Bucket of Blood (1959)

Director: Roger Corman
Starring: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone

Roger Corman's prelude to 'Little Shop of Horrors' has Dick Miller getting that life-like quality to his clay sculptures by building them around life-... Read more

Assassin of Youth (1935)

Director: Elmer Clifton
Starring: Luana Walters, Arthur Gardner, Fay McKenzie, Michael Owen

Stop! Don't light that joint until you first watch this crackpot cannabis 'classic' from the 1930's. Here are the True! Facts on the weed with the Roo... Read more

Attack Of The 50 Ft. Woman (1958)

Director: Nathan Juran
Starring: Allison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers

Brilliantly terrible sci-fi with some of the worst special effects of all time, involving Nancy Archer (Allison Hayes) a wealthy woman fresh from the... Read more

Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

Director: Roger Corman
Starring: Russell Johnson

Roger Corman directed this big-crab classic in which a crew of scientists investigates a nuclear fallout-stricken atoll in the Pacific. There isn't a... Read more

Beach Blanket Bingo / How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)

Director: William Asher
Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley, Harvey Lembeck, John Ashley,...

The best of the long-running 'Beach Party' series, this surfin' singin' sandfest has Frankie (Frankie Avalon) and Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) riding h... Read more

Beastie Boys Anthology (2000)

The Beastie Boys are among the most influential groups of the last two decades. As their music has opened hip-hop to a wider audience and changed the... Read more

Bedazzled (1967)

Director: Stanley Donen
Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Raquel Welch, Eleanor Bron

Peter Cook and Dudley Moore's update of the Faust legend, in which timid short order cook Stanley Moon sells his soul to the devil (aka George Spiggot... Read more

Beneath the Valley of the Ultravixens (1979)

Director: Russ Meyer
Starring: Francesca Natividad, Anne Marie, Ken Kerr, June Mack

Russ Meyer's final ode to the uber-bosom takes place in the fictional town of Rio Dio. With an hilariously deadpan 'plot' narration it follows the se... Read more

Black Sunday ( aka The Mask of Satan ) (1960)

Director: Mario Bava
Starring: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Ivo Garrani

One of the most stylishly filmed black and white horrors of all time, this was Italian horror maestro Mario Bava's official cinematic debut. Loosley... Read more

Blood Feast (1963)

Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Starring: Connie Mason, Mel Arnold, Thomas Wood

Herschell Gordon Lewis invented the modern gore film with this 1963 low budget thriller about a mad Egyptian caterer who uses human victims to spice u... Read more