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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 cult classic wasn't a mere film but a rich source of inspiration for people of all age groups.
Underworld are best known for their 1996 hit track 'Born Slippy .NUXX', which featured in the cult classic film 'Trainspotting', adding to its popularity.
Britain fell in love with the cult classic TV game show and now Accord Hospice supporters can try their hand at the team version.
A special screening of the cult classic will be shown at the 12th century venue, on the corner of Bishop Street and Hales Street, tomorrow.
He also wrote the cult classic Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, published in 1968.
The first post on "Goonies Bar Liverpool" reads: "The Goonies Themed Bar, is an interactive bar experience paying tribute to the Cult Classic, The Goonies.
It has been over 30 years since 'Blade Runner' premiered, but at long last, the cult classic finds new life through a much-deserved sequel.
GOONIES: 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 12, 114mins A special edition of the cult classic (based on a story by Steven Spielberg) about a band of young misfit adventurers who set out to find a pirate's lost treasure in a bid to save their home from foreclosure.
Worcester County Light Opera Company wraps up its 2013-2014 season with the cult classic "The Rocky Horror Show'' April 25 through May 11.
Hackensack, NJ, June 10, 2012 --(PR.com)-- BayView Entertainment, the number one studio for special interest, fitness, and DVD releases for over seven years*, presents two new cult movies from producer Retromedia Entertainment: “Tanya X - The Complete First Season” and the uncut, uncensored director's version of the cult classic “Bikini Drive-In.” These new releases join Retromedia's catalog of best-selling cult movies at BayView, including titles such as “Super Shark,” “Sasquatch,” and “Bikini Warriors.” BayView Entertainment's DVDs are available at all leading internet retailers as well as selected stores nationwide.
"The cult classic is brought to the stage by a cast of talented singers and dancers in this non-stop, superbly choreographed spectacular." The cast includes Leanne Harwood, whose theatre credits include Fame The Musical, La Cage aux Folles and Tonight's the Night plus the Mamma Mia!
Hairspray, the cult classic John Waters flick-turned-Broadway musical, is getting a makeover and hitting the screen again this month.
Teaching assistant Sandra Stabler said everyone enjoyed producing their version of the cult classic, the Rocky Horror Show.
The movie - directed by Batman director Tim Burton, who teamed up with Depp on the cult classic Edward Scissorhands - is being filmed at Pinewood Studios, Bucks.
2Emmy-winning Simpsons star Nancy Cartwright, who provides the world famous voice of cartoon tearaway son Bart in the cult classic cartoon, brings her one-woman show My Life as a Ten Year Old Boy to the Assembly Rooms from August 6.