Poll: Classic Cult Comedies
A poll by ElMaruecan82
Results of 3,042 votes:
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
The Princess Bride (1987)
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
The Breakfast Club (1985)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Office Space (1999)
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Army of Darkness (1992)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Withnail & I (1987)
Harold and Maude (1971)
Raising Arizona (1987)
The Lost Boys (1987)
Super Troopers (2001)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Barton Fink (1991)
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Man Bites Dog (1992)
The Big Chill (1983)
The Loved One (1965)
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