HOW STUFF WORKS
QUIZZES

FOLLOW US
The Cult Classic Movies Quiz
by Staff
You love them. And fully admit some of them are terrible. They're cult classic movies and you're, well, in the cult. Have you see them all? Take the quiz and find out!

This fantasy film stars David Bowie and includes the puppets of Jim Henson.

  • "The Neverending Story"
  • "Labyrinth"
  • "The Dark Crystal"

The first rule of this movie is you don't talk about this movie.

  • "Fight Club"
  • "Rocky"
  • "Karate Kid"

This thriller is based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis.

  • "Misery"
  • "Psycho"
  • "American Psycho"

The Dude Abides. Enough said.

  • "The Big Lebowski"
  • "I Am Joaquin"
  • "The Terminator"

This cult classic comedy thriller by Sam Raimi has a prequel and a sequel, both with cult fame.

  • "Terminator"
  • "Evil Dead II"
  • "Alien"

This movie has been named by many critics as the worst film ever made, yet it still has a cult following.

  • "Troll 2"
  • "Gigli"
  • "The Room"

What black-and-white classic introduces us to Jay and Silent Bob.

  • "Mallrats"
  • "Clerks"
  • "Dogma"

This atmospheric black-and-white film was David Lynch's debut feature-length movie.

  • "Eraserhead"
  • "Blue Velvet"
  • "Wild at Heart"

What 1984 American rock music mockumentary comedy film is written by and stars Rob Reiner?

  • "The Sure Thing"
  • "The Story of Us"
  • "This is Spinal Tap"

This sleazy movie stars a "Saved by the Bell" siren who takes it all off in Vegas.

  • "Showgirls"
  • "Striptease"
  • "Stripper"

What movie, now part of the public domain, was originally made as propaganda to dissuade kids from using drugs?

  • "Doped Youth"
  • "Reefer Madness"
  • "Dope Addict"

This hilarious parody features the Knights of the Round Table encountering all kinds of obstacles on a most holy quest.

  • "Monty Python"
  • "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"
  • "Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail"

True or false? The line "Mawwiage, mawwiage is whha bwings us togewether today" is from the cult classic "The Princess Bride."

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or false? There's a movie that takes place in the year 2056, when organ failure has become a huge problem.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck and Parkey Posey all made appearances in what groovy movie about a group of high school kids in the '70s?

  • "Dazed and Confused"
  • "American Graffiti"
  • "Almost Famous"

Bob Geldof stars as Pink in this surreal, psychedelic cult classic.

  • "The Wall"
  • "Head"
  • "House"

Which famed Stanley Kubrick film still shocks audiences with its graphic violence and rape scenes?

  • "A Clockwork Orange"
  • "Dr. Strangelove"
  • "2001: A Space Odyssey"

This cult classic won the 1995 Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen and the 1995 Golden Globe for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture.

  • "Pulp Fiction" received critical acclaim right out of the gate, uncommon for most cult films. But you can still find this fan favorite on the midnight movie circuit.
  • "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
  • "The Shawshank Redemption"

True or false? "The Night of the Living Dead" was remade in 1990.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this movie as a troubled teenager plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit crimes.

  • "Donnie Darko"
  • "Zodiac"
  • "Rendition"

This 92-minute punk classic began as a 17-page short written by Dick Rude.

  • "Flash Gordon"
  • "Blade Runner"
  • "Repo Man"

This film is still in limited release four decades after its premiere, making it the longest-running theatrical release in film history.

  • "Easy Rider"
  • "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
  • "Plan 9 From Outer Space"

So, Peter, what's happening? Aahh, now, are you going to go ahead and have those TPS reports for us this afternoon?

  • "Office Space"
  • "Napoleon Dynamite"
  • "Idiocracy"

True or false? "Harold and Maude" is a dark comedy about a young man named Harold, who is obsessed with death, who develops a relationship with a 79-year-old woman, Maude, who has a lust for life.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

This cult thriller about a psycho cannibal attacking a group of kids debuted in 1974.

  • "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"
  • "Silence of the Lambs"
  • "I Spit on Your Grave"

Al Pacino's most famous line from this 1932 classic remake is "say hello to my little friend!"

  • "Scarface"
  • "The Godfather"
  • "Serpico"

True or false? "Barbarella" is the first R-rated comic book movie.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or false? This cult classic monster movie still resonates with its diehard fans, more than 60 years after its debut in 1954.

  • true
  • false

Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite in what classic Ed Wood horror film?

  • "Plan 9 from Outer Space"
  • "Bride of the Monster"
  • "Night of the Ghouls"

The first film in this series was released a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • "Spaceballs"