What does cult-classic mean when people are talking about movies?
I've heard this term used with movies like "Napoleon Dynamite" and "Snakes on a Plane"
- parental unitLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
A cult film has a small but dedicated following (think Rocky horror picture show). If it stay popular through the years it is considered a classic.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
a cult classic movie is a movie that has a huge fan base. although i wouldn't call napoleon dynamite and snakes on a plane cult classics
- VinyleyesLv 51 decade ago
It means that it does not have a following in the mainstream sense, but that there is a select group of people who are fans of the film or even rock band.