500 Essential Cult Movies

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An official iCheckMovies list (adopted from Cayh).

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From the book by Jennifer Eiss. The list is arranged by chapter. Each chapter starts with a top 10 (in alphabetical order), followed by the "best of the rest" (in alphabetical order).

#1-83: Dramatic Situatons
#84-133: Gripping Tales
#134-165: Lights, Camera…!
#166-228: Visionary Universes
#229-280: Criminal Underworlds
#281-360: Tales of Terror
#361-432: Cult Humor
#433-453: The Wild Wild West
#454-502: Film Lab

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  1. 173 +223

    A Scanner Darkly

    2006, in 5 top lists Check
  2. 177 -164

    Akira

    1988, in 21 top lists Check
  3. 182 -93

    Chôjin densetsu Urotsukidôji

    1989 — a.k.a. Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend, in 2 top lists Check
  4. 195 +20

    Heavy Metal

    1981, in 2 top lists Check
  5. 197 +43

    Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar...

    2003, in 3 top lists Check
  6. 199 +57

    Kôkaku Kidôtai

    1995 — a.k.a. Ghost in the Shell, in 13 top lists Check
  7. 200 +57

    Kyûketsuki hantâ D

    1985 — a.k.a. Vampire Hunter D, in 2 top lists Check
  8. 207 +106

    Mononoke-hime

    1997 — a.k.a. Princess Mononoke, in 17 top lists Check
  9. 209 +120

    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    1993, in 13 top lists Check
  10. 215 +162

    Renaissance

    2006, in 1 top list Check
  11. 398 -210

    Fritz the Cat

    1972, in 4 top lists Check
  12. 459 -289

    Fantasia

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
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Last updated on Jun 28, 2015 by mjf314; source