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Subject: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/05/04 at 5:50 pm

What is everyone's favorite cult classic movies from the 90's?  (I am not sure if this covered already.) Here are mine:


Arachnophobia
Back to the Future Part III
Darkman
The Exorcist III
The Freshman
Goodfellas
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Jacob's Ladder
Kindergarten Cop
King of New York
Miami Blues
Misery
Nightbreed
Nuns on the Run
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Tremors

Wheeewwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  ;D

Subject: Re: Cult classic movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/05/04 at 5:59 pm

I also like:

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
Backdraft
Cape Fear
The Fisher King
The Hard Way
Hot Shots!
King Ralph
The Last Boy Scout
The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear
The People Under the Stairs

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: woops on 12/05/04 at 6:05 pm


Tremors, Tremors II, Snow White: A Tale of Terror, Bebe's Kids (Though it was directed by the same guy who created "The Proud Family"  :P ),  Air Heads, Joe's Appartment,  Son In Law, and 200 Cigarettes.  :)

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/05/04 at 6:10 pm

I also like:

Alien 3
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Candyman
Ferngully: The Last Rainforest
Honeymoon in Vegas
Innocent Blood
The Lawnmower Man
A Muppet Christmas Carol
My Cousin Vinny
Reservoir Dogs
Single White Female
Wayne's World

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/05/04 at 6:44 pm

I also like as well:

Army of Darkness
Cool Runnings
El Mariachi
Falling Down
Groundhog Day
Hard Target
Hot Shots! Part Deux
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday
Loaded Weapon 1
A Nightmare Before Christmas
Philadelphia
Point of No Return         
So I Married an Axe Murderer
True Romance

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/05/04 at 7:30 pm

I also like Seven and The Usual Suspects.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Allie Fox on 12/07/04 at 11:12 am

Anything directed by Quentin Tarantino:
Reservoir Dogs
Pulp Fiction

Anything directed by Kevin Smith:
Clerks.
Mallrats
Chasing Amy
Dogma

Anything directed by the Coen brothers:
Barton Fink
Fargo
The Big Lebowski

Anything directed by Terry Gilliam:
The Fisher King
12 Monkeys
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: AngeFaitore on 12/07/04 at 12:24 pm

The Specials, an independent comedy about superheroes on their day off.  Thomas Haden Church played The Great Strobe.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/07/04 at 1:03 pm

I also liked:

Fight Club
Scream
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Clerks
The Crow
Dumb And Dumber
The Hudsucker Proxy
Interview with the Vampire
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
The Professional
Pulp Fiction
The Ref
The Shawshank Redemption
Stargate
Wes Craven's New Nightmare
No Escape

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: AL-B on 12/07/04 at 8:18 pm

Dazed and Confused, IMO one of the most accurate depictions of teenage life ever made.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: eightiesfan on 12/08/04 at 1:06 pm

I saw Rushmore on Comedy Central a couple of weeks ago and thought it was pretty funny.

Even though I haven't gotten around to watching it yet, I also purchased a copy of the first Wes Anderson-Owen Wilson collaboration, Bottle Rocket, off of EBay, which looks really good too.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: kackythope on 12/09/04 at 8:22 am

Clerks is the ulitmate 90's movie! I just never get tired of it!

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Rio_Rhodes on 12/11/04 at 5:07 am

Some of my favorite cult classics are....

Mallrats
Clerks
Pulp Fiction
Chasing Amy
My Cousin Vinny
Son in Law
Airheads
Jury Duty
In the army now
Go





Rio

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/11/04 at 12:32 pm

Other favorites:

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Babe
Billy Madison
Clueless
Crimson Tide
Desperado
Dracula: Dead And Loving It
Get Shorty
A Goofy Movie
Heat
In The Mouth Of Madness
Mallrats
Mortal Kombat
Outbreak
Shallow Grave
Species
12 Monkeys

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: KatyL on 03/02/05 at 5:04 pm

There are too many to list, but these remind me particularly of what it was like around 1995-7...

Clueless
    "She's a full on Monet."

Wayne's World I
    "Exsqueeze me? Baking power?"

Waynes World II
    "We had to beat him to death with his own shoes..."

The Craft
    "Watch out for the wierdos"
    "We are the wierdos, mister."

Titanic
    "I'm the king of the woooooooooorld!"

Hmmm. That's about all I can think of right now.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: 90s boy on 03/02/05 at 5:38 pm

Scream 1 19962 1997

Wayne's World 1 1992 AND 2 1994

Urban Legend 1998

The Craft 1996 i think?

Titanic 1997

I Know What You Did Last Summer 1997

Independence Day 1996

Volcano 1997

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Webstor on 03/02/05 at 5:43 pm

Austin Powers 1
The Big Lebowski
Clerks
Ed Wood

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: SkyLowLow on 03/03/05 at 9:24 am

I think a few people are missing the point of something being called 'cult'.  It ussually doesn't have a large following to begin with, but has rabid fans that refuse to let the movie die.

I would hardly call Titanic a 'cult' hit.

My vote is for Army of Darkness.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: AchtungBaby on 03/03/05 at 4:22 pm

For anyone who works in an Office - "Office Space" is a cult classic!!!  ;) ;)

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 03/03/05 at 6:19 pm


For anyone who works in an Office - "Office Space" is a cult classic!!!   ;) ;)




It's a good movie, love the scene were office equipment gets smashed!  ;D

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: sputnikcorp on 03/03/05 at 6:50 pm


I think a few people are missing the point of something being called 'cult'.  It ussually doesn't have a large following to begin with, but has rabid fans that refuse to let the movie die.

I would hardly call Titanic a 'cult' hit.

My vote is for Army of Darkness.


agreed. a lot of the movies listed aren't even close to cult. cult movies are almost always low budget, independant films or have a script so bad that it's cheesy like showgirls.

my list..
reservoir dogs
clerks
dead man
army of darkness
true romance
killing zoe
man bites dog
swing blade
swingers
blair witch project

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: RockandRollFan on 03/03/05 at 7:00 pm

Showgirls :D

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: AchtungBaby on 03/03/05 at 7:11 pm


Showgirls :D


Please!!!  Maybe guilty pleasure - but not cult!!! lol :o

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JamieMcBain on 03/03/05 at 8:33 pm


Please!!!  Maybe guilty pleasure - but not cult!!! lol :o


It's less painful than watching the film, Striptease!  ::)

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: RockandRollFan on 03/03/05 at 10:02 pm


agreed. a lot of the movies listed aren't even close to cult. cult movies are almost always low budget, independant films or have a script so bad that it's cheesy like showgirls.


Please!!!  Maybe guilty pleasure - but not cult!!! lol :o
Hey now...I'm NOT alone!  ;)

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: ElDuderino on 03/03/05 at 10:12 pm

I looove the Big Lebowski. Pulp Fiction and Resevoir Dogs too.

The 90s had so many more good movies than the 00s. :-\\

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: AL-B on 03/04/05 at 3:57 pm


I looove the Big Lebowski. Pulp Fiction and Resevoir Dogs too.

The 90s had so many more good movies than the 00s. :-\\
As you can see by my new avatar, I am also a Big Lebowski fan.

Another one I like is "Get Shorty." The sequel, "Be Cool," just came out, and I am looking forward to seeing it.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: bip on 10/22/08 at 7:43 pm

I cannot believe that not one person has mentioned " Grosse Point Blank" or "Withnail and I"
What the hell is this world coming to?

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 10/23/08 at 1:55 am

L.A. Confidential.

Probably the most kickass movie of the 90's.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/23/08 at 2:13 am


I cannot believe that not one person has mentioned " Grosse Point Blank" or "Withnail and I"
What the hell is this world coming to?

The reason why no none has mentioned "Withnail and I" is that it was released in 1987 and not during the 1990's.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Kryllith on 10/23/08 at 12:19 pm

I'd toss in Dark City. It's commonly listed as one of the top sci-fi movies ever among people who've actually seen it, but it only pulled in $14M domestic, so it was hardly a blockbuster. While I'm at it, I might as well toss Strange Days into the mix as well.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Entouch on 10/31/08 at 11:58 am

Resoivoir Dogs
True Romance
Pulp Fiction
Face-Off
Speed

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: greenjello74 on 11/07/08 at 1:10 pm

Swimming with the Sharks
Suicide Kings
Both great movies.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: bookmistress4ever on 01/16/09 at 8:52 pm


I'd toss in Dark City. It's commonly listed as one of the top sci-fi movies ever among people who've actually seen it, but it only pulled in $14M domestic, so it was hardly a blockbuster. While I'm at it, I might as well toss Strange Days into the mix as well.


Those are both great movies.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Cautious Lip on 01/26/09 at 8:13 pm

In my personal opinion I can think of only one worthy of cult status and that film is "Pulp Fiction".

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: mm117 on 04/07/09 at 2:54 pm


Anything directed by Quentin Tarantino:
Reservoir Dogs
Pulp Fiction


Anything directed by the Coen brothers:
Barton Fink
Fargo
The Big Lebowski


I think Tarantino's and the Coen Brother's movies can be considered cult movies because they stand the test of time and actually get more popular as time goes on.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: shl60493 on 04/28/09 at 6:41 pm


I think a few people are missing the point of something being called 'cult'.  It ussually doesn't have a large following to begin with, but has rabid fans that refuse to let the movie die.

I would hardly call Titanic a 'cult' hit.

My vote is for Army of Darkness.





Firstly a cult film doesnt necessarily have to be low budget or unpopular to start with. I think you are confussing this with the 1970s midnight movie era whereby predominantly b-movies were only showed at drive-ins. This sparked the cult era through fans feeling priviledged from being able to see films which were not accessible to a mainstream audience. This lack of accessibility is argualbly where the 'snobbish' behaviour over the knowledge and fandon of cult films has arised form, through the notion of 'knowing the film' better than other fans. This idea died out, however, with the invention of the VCR and DVD meaning that key cult texts are now widely accessible. There is a vast misconception that all cult movies are low-budget, disjointed and 'rickety'. This is not the case. There are some clear runners for cult films in the 1990s which have been released into the mainstream and have huge cult followings such as:

Delicatessan
The Nightmare before Christmas
Pulp Fiction
Natural Born Killers
Jackie Brown
Being John Malkovich.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Starde on 05/31/09 at 4:16 pm

Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Dogma (1998/1999)

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Nelma on 07/30/09 at 11:04 pm

i love this list! it has been useful in creating a couple of movie days - just wanted to throw in Trainspotting, Hackers and empire records!

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Nigel on 08/02/09 at 1:08 am

Mystery Men

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: kellygoo72 on 08/04/09 at 1:25 am

LOVED Dogma... Kevin Smith is so good.
I also liked Daddys Dyin Whos got the Will and Big Business... george Carlin was so cute in that movie

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: joeman on 08/06/09 at 1:20 pm

Powder.

That movie was interesting and scary.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: steph on 06/27/10 at 8:26 pm

i am trying to find the title of this movie i saw a few years ago. it was about a group of friends who were all involved in this same odd story, the movie shows each persons experience, then goes back to beginning, rewinds a bit and tells the next persons experience. I remember it being very popular but not wildly successful...( its not the  rules of attraction, but it was kind of similar to it) i would appreciate if anyone has any ideas!










Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: ll on 06/27/10 at 8:30 pm

i am trying to find the title of this movie i saw a few years ago. it was about a group of friends who were all involved in this same odd story, the movie shows each persons experience, then goes back to beginning, rewinds a bit and tells the next persons experience. I remember it being very popular but not wildly successful...( its not the  rules of attraction, but it was kind of similar to it) i would appreciate if anyone has any ideas!

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Hunter on 09/16/10 at 8:14 pm


i am trying to find the title of this movie i saw a few years ago. it was about a group of friends who were all involved in this same odd story, the movie shows each persons experience, then goes back to beginning, rewinds a bit and tells the next persons experience. I remember it being very popular but not wildly successful...( its not the  rules of attraction, but it was kind of similar to it) i would appreciate if anyone has any ideas!
I think the movie you are talking about is call 11:14 made in 2003

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: JTCool on 09/17/10 at 8:14 pm


i am trying to find the title of this movie i saw a few years ago. it was about a group of friends who were all involved in this same odd story, the movie shows each persons experience, then goes back to beginning, rewinds a bit and tells the next persons experience. I remember it being very popular but not wildly successful...( its not the  rules of attraction, but it was kind of similar to it) i would appreciate if anyone has any ideas!


I think you're talking about the 1999 movie Go with Katie Holmes in it. I saw it on tv once and it sounds similar to what you are describing.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: Quadratic on 10/26/10 at 2:36 am

I'm thinking that by "cult" films that maybe you mean some of the lesser known films that flew under the radar? If so, then my favorites are:
-Nothing But Trouble (with Demi Moore and Chevy Chase)
-Defending Your Life (with Albert Brooks)

Heck, these are some of my favorite films overall.

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: jonnyt on 10/23/11 at 8:16 pm


Anything directed by Quentin Tarantino:
Reservoir Dogs
Pulp Fiction

Anything directed by Kevin Smith:
Clerks.
Mallrats
Chasing Amy
Dogma

Anything directed by the Coen brothers:
Barton Fink
Fargo
The Big Lebowski

Anything directed by Terry Gilliam:
The Fisher King
12 Monkeys
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: kellygoo72 on 11/05/11 at 4:33 am

CLERKS was my fav.... By far...  I liked Jawbreaker as well... that was the 90's wasn't it?

Subject: Re: Cult movies from the 90's.

Written By: flowzone on 05/11/12 at 4:04 pm

Cant forget about Drop Dead Fred

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