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. 71 +362

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 32 top lists Check
  2. 72 +362

    Sweet Smell of Success

    1957, in 20 top lists Check
  3. 90 +218

    Mildred Pierce

    1945, in 15 top lists Check
  4. 91 +236

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 30 top lists Check
  5. 95 -88

    Ace in the Hole

    1951, in 19 top lists Check
  6. 110 +2

    D.O.A.

    1949, in 5 top lists Check
  7. 120 +225

    Panic in the Streets

    1950, in 5 top lists Check
  8. 126 +301

    The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

    1946, in 3 top lists Check
  9. 238 +215

    Touch of Evil

    1958, in 29 top lists Check
  10. 242 -196

    The Big Combo

    1955, in 7 top lists Check
  11. 248 -113

    Detour

    1945, in 16 top lists Check
  12. 269 +52

    The Narrow Margin

    1952, in 7 top lists Check
  13. 272 +81

    The Phenix City Story

    1955, in 7 top lists Check
  14. 274 +92

    The Prowler

    1951, in 5 top lists Check
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