Classic Cult Movies From The 1980s and 1990s

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17 Jun 2019, 2:17 pm

What are your favorite cult classic films that were released in the 1980s or 1990s?

Here are a few of mine:
Fight Club
Office Space
The Sixth Sense
Big Trouble In Little China
Brazil
Naked Lunch
An American Werewolf In London
Jacob's Ladder
The Iron Giant
12 Monkeys
Slacker
Dazed and Confused


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17 Jun 2019, 2:36 pm

'Liquid Sky' was a great satire of the Downtown Manhattan New Wave scene of the early 80s.
Martin Scorcese's 'After Hours' is another piercing look at the 80s downtown Manhattan scene

'Something Wild' is now considered a cult movie.
'Ladies and Gentleman, The Fabulous Stains'

'Dazed and Confused' is the most accurate depiction of white working to middle-class American teenagers of the mid-1970s. It was set during and just after the last day of high school in 1976. I graduated a year earlier.


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17 Jun 2019, 4:20 pm

Blade Runner
Office Space
This Is Spinal Tap
Labyrinth
Scarface
The Lost Boys
Fight Club
Pulp Fiction
Nightmare Before Christmas


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19 Jun 2019, 5:10 pm

Heathers, True Romance (anything with Christian Slater), The Goonies, Labyrinth, Poltergeist, The Princess Bride



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22 Jun 2019, 12:49 pm

Dune (1984 film based off of Frank Herbert's book of the same name; written & directed by David Lynch)


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23 Jun 2019, 3:01 am

The Green Mile
Forest Gump
Day of the Dead
Hell of the Living Dead
The Return of the Living Dead
Children of the Corn
The Shining
Ju-On
Ju-On 2
Bride of Chucky
The Addams Family
Addams Family Values
Don't Be A Menace to South Central
Booty Call
Austin Powers International Man of Mystery
Austin Powers The Spy who Shagged Me
Clue


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26 Jun 2019, 11:02 pm

Labyrinth
(“Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered, I have fought my way here to the castle beyond the goblin city to take back the child you have stolen, for my will is as strong as yours and my kingdom as great - You have no power over me.”)
The Dark Crystal
Edward Scissorhands
Beetlejuice
The Goonies
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
Willow
Stargate
The Princess Bride
Ever After
Benny and Joon
Dead Poets Society
Mio in the Land of Faraway
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Avonlea

I’m sure more weird movies will come to me that I loved as a kid (and still do) even though I realize that many of these are hardly critically acclaimed. :P
Yay for weird movies that shouldn’t be good but are!



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27 Jun 2019, 12:54 pm

Akira


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07 Jul 2019, 12:53 am

Evil Dead, Army Of Darkness.



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07 Jul 2019, 2:04 pm

Donnie Darko
The Last unicorn
Fight club
The Crow
Labyrinth
Tim burton movies
Pulp Fiction
Kill Bill
Blade Runner
Practical Magic
Ghost

And many many more! I love retro movies.



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30 Jul 2019, 10:23 pm

Although obscure and probably not seen by many, I rented it back when it was out on VHS tape from a video store and just loved it. The entire movie was available to watch for free on YouTube recently and I begged my wife to watch with me. She lasted about thirty minutes and said she couldn't watch anymore. :cry: :cry: Too slow moving for her. I didn't think so, and the ending is great.


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01 Aug 2019, 1:09 am

Back to the future
Les visiteurs
Léon
Ghost dog
Pulp fiction
Mathilda
Jumanji
Beethoven
Un indien dans la ville (An Indian in the city)
Le père Noël est une ordure
Forest Gump
A fish called Wanda
The money pit
The big Lebowski
Black Cat, White Cat
Underground
The God Of Cookery (Stephen Chow Movies1996)

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01 Aug 2019, 4:52 pm

There are many great cult movies from those two decades. Here’s some of my favourites that haven’t been mentioned already:

Blue Velvet
Braindead (or Dead Alive as its known in the US)
Clerks
Evil Dead II
Fargo
Hellraiser
Repo Man
Reservoir Dogs
Robocop
The Terminator
Time Bandits
Videodrome
Withnail & I



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10 Aug 2019, 3:02 pm

Transformers: The Movie (1986)
I'm a huge fan of Transformers in general, and the 1986 Transformers movie is probably one of the best. It bombed at the box office back in the day and received a lot of negative reviews from critics. It was also controversial for killing off some pretty important characters. Still, it's a very entertaining movie that has since been vindicated by the fandom, which generally prefers it over the live-action Michael Bay movies.

Star Kid (1997)
This one may be more "obscure" than "cult classic," but it's a fun movie about a shy, nerdy preteen boy finding an alien cybersuit and befriending its on-board AI. That's what hooked me, as I love me some good robots.

Iron Giant (1999)
I've seen this one mentioned in previous posts, and it's another one of those robot-centric cult classic films that I love. The Giant is just so endearing and cute, despite being a 50-foot-tall alien war machine who likes to eat cars.



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11 Aug 2019, 10:40 am

The Hunger
The Lost Boys
Brazil
Blade Runner
Edward Scissorhands
Nightmare Before Christmas
The Crow
Bram Stoker's Dracula