cult following


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cult following

Collectively, the passionate fans of a film, TV show, book, or other creative work, typically one that has not had mainstream success. How did Twin Peaks manage to create a cult following in just two seasons?
See also: cult, following
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GrabFood/Photo Release Ante is a popular tea shop that has created a cult following. GrabFood/Photo Release Macao Imperial Tea is a popular bubble tea shop that originated from Macau.
The film franchise has ensured the cars retain a cult following after hero Marty McFly used one to travel back in time.
VOLVO have long since moved away from the reserved image conjured up by the boxy, safe estates that earned a cult following in the 70s and 80s.
The Americans ITV, 10.20pm Over the past couple of years The Americans has attracted a cult following on this side of the Pond, and there's a good chance these final two episodes will leave fans perched on the edge of their seats.
Morris has 46,500 followersnot exactly Lindsay Lohan's 8 million, but a respectable cult following. Lohan claims to follow 319 people.
For Lindsay House - which is currently in the process of being flattened - once housed a tiny cinema which built up a cult following on Teesside.
Webster, who has a slew of credits, including The Stand-Up Show and The 11 O' ' Clock Show, now boasts a large cult following round the country.
It's since achieved a cult following of development communities and companies who are now experiencing the results of gamification in the workplace.
Developed by researchers at Oregon State University, pthe new inky purple tomato Indigo Rose' is now available as seeds and plants, and it's garnering a cult following among gardeners.
Known as 'doga', it is the latest canine craze, which now has a cult following in the U.S, reports the Daily Mail.
While not always attracting the best response from the critics, the Police Academy movies have gained a cult following.
McGoohan, who died earlier this year made the iconic TV role his own, helping build a cult following for the short-lived 1960s series filmed at Portmeirion.
The award-winning comic has achieved a cult following both online and in its weekly appearances in newspapers and magazines.
FILM star Ewan Mc-Gregor may not have started the adventure motorcycling genre, but his trips with pal Charley Boorman attracted a cult following when they featured on TV.