The Cult Classic Movies Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

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

Of course it's "Labyrinth," which stars David Bowie as the Goblin King.

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

"Fight Club." Duh. People actually started their own fight clubs after seeing this film -- if that's not a cult classic, then what is?

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

American Psycho is told in the first person by Patrick Bateman, a serial killer and Manhattan businessman.

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The Dude Abides. Enough said.

In December 2014, "The Big Lebowski" became one of 650 "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" films preserved for future generations through the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.

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

"Evil Dead II's" Ash Williams battles Deadite Bad Grandma in the film that single-handedly saved the career of Bruce Campbell. "The Evil Dead" and "Army of Darkness" also have cult followings.

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

Ross Morin, an assistant professor of film studies at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota told Entertainment Weekly, "'The Room' is the 'Citizen Kane' of bad movies. Yet it is one of the most important films of the past decade." Um, OK?

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

Kevin Smith's low-budget indie film "Clerks" spawned several movies, including "Dogma," "Chasing Amy," "Clerks II," and more, all complete with appearances from our friends Jay and Silent Bob.

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

"Eraserhead" became a permanent fixture on the midnight movie circuit in the 1970s and '80s and still resonates with moviegoers today. <i></i>

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

"This is Spinal Tap" left audiences so confused during its initial run, but gathered pace on video and eventually led to spin-offs and real live tours.

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

Elizabeth Berkley stars in this so-bad-it's-just-bad movie about a girl who runs off to Sin City to make it as a dancer, and all she does is end up on the pole.

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

"Reefer Madness" has become quite the hit among the "stoner" crowd, for its unintended comedy and hilarious lines like "The next tragedy may be that of your daughter’s… or your son’s… or yours… or yours… or yours!"

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

"Monty Python and the Holy Grail" has been a classic since it first hit the big screen in 1975. It's even been adapted into the wildly successful Broadway musical, "Monty Python's Spamalot."

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

True! Of course it is. It's from the scene between the marriage of Prince Humperdink and Buttercup.

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

True. It's Darren Lynn Bousman's "Repo! The Genetic Opera," and people love it. I know, right?

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

Not too many viewers caught "Dazed and Confused" when it was in the theaters, but it definitely found its groove afterward.

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

Critics were impressed with the psychedelic and animated movie version of Pink Floyd's "The Wall," but it took audiences longer catch on. Once they did, it became a favorite of stoners across America.

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

Despite its graphic violence, "A Clockwork Orange" developed a cult following when it initially debuted in 1971.

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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.

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

True. George Romero's 1968 black-and-white classic was remade in color by director Tom Savini.

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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" was a total flop at the cinema but developed a cult following when released on DVD.

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

More than 30 years after its release, "Repo Man" still resonates with fans thanks to its afterlife on DVD and Blu-ray, and above all, its American punk soundtrack.

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

The ultimate cult classic movie, viewings of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" include everything from dressing up as characters to audience participation (dancing the Time Warp along with the film, and throwing toast, water, toilet paper, hot dogs and rice at appropriate points in the movie).

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

That would be Bill Lumbergh talking to Peter Gibbons in the black comedy "Office Space."

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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. The film received poor reviews from critics, but then gained a huge following of loyal fans. In 2008, it was named the No. 9 Romantic Comedy by the American Film Institute's 10 Top 10 - Romantic Comedies.

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

Like every psycho thriller, a group of teens in rural Texas pick up a hitchhiker in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," and, well, you can imagine how well this story ends.

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

Al Pacino plays drug kingpin Tony Montana in "Scarface."

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

True. "Barbarella" stars Jane Fonda as a planet-hopping secret agent who has trouble keeping her clothes on.

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

True. The original Godzilla movie ("Gojira"), which debuted in 1954, still has cult status among Godzilla enthusiasts.

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

Bela Lugosi and Maila Nurmi make appearances in Ed Wood's so-bad-it's-awful "Plan 9 from Outer Space."

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

OK. So "Star Wars" isn't exactly a cult classic; it's totally mainstream. But when you're talking about a movie series that spans 40-plus years (by the way the original "Star Wars" debuted May 25, 1977) and has broken every box office record, it's hard not to call that a cult classic.

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