500 Essential Cult Movies

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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. 20 +49

    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 21 top lists Check
  2. 350 +47

    Scanners

    1981, in 4 top lists Check
  3. 79 +387

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    1992, in 6 top lists Check
  4. 95 -88

    Ace in the Hole

    1951, in 18 top lists Check
  5. 227 +256

    Westworld

    1973, in 4 top lists Check
  6. 268 +34

    Mean Streets

    1973, in 19 top lists Check
  7. 165 +298

    True Romance

    1993, in 5 top lists Check
  8. 131 +346

    Viridiana

    1961, in 23 top lists Check
  9. 499 -25

    F for Fake

    1973, in 10 top lists Check
  10. 152 +147

    El mariachi

    1992, in 4 top lists Check
  11. 156 +126

    The Long Kiss Goodnight

    1996, in 1 top list Check
  12. 87 +52

    Dirty Harry

    1971, in 14 top lists Check
  13. 434 -310

    Dead Man

    1995, in 12 top lists Check
  14. 277 +142

    Sonatine

    1993, in 6 top lists Check
  15. 130 -31

    Un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou Le vent...

    1956 — a.k.a. A Man Escaped, in 17 top lists Check
  16. 425 +7

    Sullivan's Travels

    1941, in 25 top lists Check
  17. 426 +23

    Tillsammans

    2000 — a.k.a. Together, in 8 top lists Check
  18. 264 +7

    Les diaboliques

    1955 — a.k.a. Diabolique, in 19 top lists Check
  19. 304 -228

    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

    1920 — a.k.a. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in 28 top lists Check
  20. 44 +205

    Kids

    1995, in 4 top lists Check
  21. 270 +53

    Ne le dis à personne

    2006 — a.k.a. Tell No One, in 1 top list Check
  22. 22 +50

    Bronenosets Potemkin

    1925 — a.k.a. Battleship Potemkin, in 26 top lists Check
  23. 338 -5

    Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

    1922 — a.k.a. Nosferatu, in 26 top lists Check
  24. 496 -94

    Sex, Lies, and Videotape

    1989, in 10 top lists Check
  25. 207 +106

    Mononoke-hime

    1997 — a.k.a. Princess Mononoke, in 17 top lists Check
  26. 183 -85

    Conan the Barbarian

    1982, in 3 top lists Check
  27. 173 +223

    A Scanner Darkly

    2006, in 5 top lists Check
  28. 56 +251

    Midnight Cowboy

    1969, in 22 top lists Check
  29. 470 -347

    Dazed and Confused

    1993, in 7 top lists Check
  30. 232 -91

    Dog Day Afternoon

    1975, in 20 top lists Check
  31. 158 +157

    Mou gaan dou

    2002 — a.k.a. Infernal Affairs, in 9 top lists Check
  32. 138 +85

    Gwoemul

    2006 — a.k.a. The Host, in 12 top lists Check
  33. 276 +111

    Rope

    1948, in 10 top lists Check
  34. 34 +156

    Funny Games

    1997, in 11 top lists Check
  35. 369 +126

    Withnail & I

    1987, in 12 top lists Check
  36. 366 -114

    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 19 top lists Check
  37. 198 +43

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    1956, in 18 top lists Check
  38. 66 +325

    Rushmore

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  39. 142 +358

    Yôjinbô

    1961 — a.k.a. Yojimbo, in 18 top lists Check
  40. 116 +154

    Le samouraï

    1967 — a.k.a. Le Samouraï, in 18 top lists Check
  41. 119 +211

    Nikita

    1990 — a.k.a. La Femme Nikita, in 5 top lists Check
  42. 442 +49

    The Wild Bunch

    1969, in 24 top lists Check
  43. 476 -300

    Festen

    1998 — a.k.a. The Celebration, in 16 top lists Check
  44. 438 -193

    Johnny Guitar

    1954, in 19 top lists Check
  45. 133 +357

    Wild at Heart

    1990, in 5 top lists Check
  46. 78 +383

    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 19 top lists Check
  47. 51 +227

    Lolita

    1962, in 11 top lists Check
  48. 1 +13

    All About Eve

    1950, in 23 top lists Check
  49. 465 -384

    Capturing the Friedmans

    2003, in 6 top lists Check
  50. 151 -13

    Dip huet seung hung

    1989 — a.k.a. The Killer, in 13 top lists Check