Are You a True Cult Film Fanatic?
by Staff
Many worthy films have achieved worldwide adoration as ultimate cult films. Test your fan-atic IQ with this quiz!

Which enormously popular rock band donated a portion of profits from one of its most successful albums to fund "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"?

  • The Rolling Stones
  • Pink Floyd
  • The Beatles

In "The Big Lebowski," Jeff Bridges' character somehow has cash flowing in, despite his bathrobe-wearing, white Russian-drinking lifestyle. How was his income explained in the original script?

  • His dad invented Toaster Strudel.
  • He received a hefty cash settlement after being shot in the toe by a federal employee.
  • He was heir to Rubik's Cube wealth.

A reviewer said of this film that made its name on the midnight-movie circuit: "It’s really best seen in that context; ideally, one would stumble into it by accident, at a theater located in the loneliest, most industrial part of town. Better still if the walk to the parking lot afterward is long and dark."

  • "Rocky Horror Picture Show"
  • "The Evil Dead"
  • "Eraserhead"

How did Kevin Smith get permission to film his epic hit "Clerks" in a convenience store?

  • He was working there at the time.
  • It was filmed entirely at night when the store was closed.
  • Both of the above are correct.

Why did Harry Hamlin nearly quit the original "The Clash of the Titans?"

  • He didn't get along with Laurence Olivier.
  • He wanted Medusa to be decapitated.
  • He was having an affair gone wrong with a crew member.

Which standout star of "The Princess Bride" had his pick of any role in the film?

  • Billy Crystal (Miracle Max)
  • Cary Elwes (Wesley)
  • Mandy Patinkin (Inigo)

Which actress turned down the part of Cherry in "The Outsiders"?

  • Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Elisabeth Shue
  • Jennifer Grey

Which of the following is NOT included on a "grocery list" shown in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"?

  • milk
  • two hypodermics
  • sugar

What steps were taken to make 20-year-old Yeardley Smith look more like the 14-year-old character she was playing in "The Legend of Billie Jean"?

  • She wore glasses instead of contacts.
  • She was given a terrible haircut.
  • Her breasts were "flattened" using Ace bandages.

This 1979 cult classic was the inspiration for the more-popular movie "The Big Chill."

  • "Return of the Secaucus 7"
  • "Eight Men Out"
  • "The Brother From Another Planet"