Cult Films generally have limited but very special appeal. They are usually strange, quirky, offbeat, eccentric, oddball, or surreal. They may have outrageous, weird, cartoony characters or plots, and garish sets. They are often considered controversial because they step outside standard narrative and technical conventions. Cult films cut across many film genres (science fiction, horror, melodrama, etc.), and though they can be very stylized, they are often flawed or unusual in some striking way. To make a little sense of this unique genre, scroll the motherlode below, or take a side road by clicking a blue sub-heading to yer left... Visiting "Television Shows" and the "Cult Television" sub-feature may be worth checking out, also the "Animation" feature and the "Cult Animation" or "JapAnime" sub-feature will help with the bigger picture.. Right: Henry (Jack Nance) is "Eraserhead".
As with their previous collaboration ('24 Hour Party People'), Michael Winterbottom and Steve Coogan subvert the medium; making a film about a 'docume... Read more
"Troll" (1985) is a bizarre comic fantasy/adventure about a San Francisco apartment house that serves as a gateway to a dimension of trolls and demons... Read more
A gory Troma triple-bill of B-horrors. 'Blades' - People are getting mown down - literally- at the Tall Grass Country Club, where a pro-Am tournament... Read more
All the body-piercing, kinky sex, and car crashes that Shakespeare wanted but never had! Join Tromeo (Will Keenan), Juliet (Jane Jensen), and Lemmy of... Read more
David Byrne stars in this wacky view of the people and events of Virgil, Texas, population 40,000 and growing, a gleeful glimpse of Americana where th... Read more