These film flops became cult classics

From box-office bombs to fan favorites

Stars Insider

22/05/24 | StarsInsider


Films these days often have their success measured by their box-office earnings. If they flop, whether due to poor marketing, stiff competition, or bad critical reception, they're unlikely to have a future. However, every now and again, you have a film that absolutely bombs at the box office, only to rise up years later with a dedicated fan base. We deem these films cult classics.

Over the years, there have been numerous cult films that have started out from nothing. Some of these films have even gone on to exceed their highest hopes, achieving international recognition that they never would have had if not for the boost in popularity that comes from cult status.

Click through the following gallery to find out which of these film flops became cult classics. You're sure to be shocked!

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