cult classic


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cult classic

A film that has a passionate fan base despite lacking critical acclaim, box office success, and/or mainstream interest. The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Big Lebowski, and Plan 9 from Outer Space are often cited as examples of cult classics. A lot of cult classics are considered to be "so bad they're good."
See also: cult
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The Shining Redrum still haunts me to this day, which is exactly why you should watch this 1980 cult classic based on Stephen King's novel.
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