Top 10 Cult Classic Films That Originally Received Negative Criticism

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The Top Ten

1 Psycho (1960)

Hitchcock got a best director nomination. - PanteraForever

2 Halloween

Wasn't outright panned, just wasn't considered the masterwork it is. - PanteraForever

3 The Warriors
4 The Shining
5 Fight Club
6 The Boondock Saints

Because it's bad. - PanteraForever

7 Alien

Initially, it was pretty well recieved. - PanteraForever

8 Predator
9 Bonnie and Clyde

Best picture nomination. - PanteraForever

10 First Blood

The Newcomers

? Citizen Kane

The Contenders

11 Apocalypse Now
12 Scarface
13 The Big Lebowski
14 I Spit On Your Grave

It's a feminist film that tackles rape realistically - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

15 Blade Runner
16 Performance
17 The Shawshank Redemption
18 Heaven's Gate
19 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
20 THX 1138
21 Sorcerer
22 The King of Marvin Gardens
23 Showgirls

It's as deep as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

24 Joe Dirt
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