Silence of the Lambs is named top cult movie

275x250.jpgThe 1991 classic, Silence of the Lambs has been named the best cult film of all time, by the poll of 3,000 films fans.

Simon Pegg's 2007 comedy Hot Fuzz came in second place ahead of the 1980s hit Ferris Bueller's Day Off in third.

The Godfather trilogy was at number four with war time classic The Great Escape and sci-fi spectacular Bladerunner coming joint fifth.

Other top cult movies included, The Shining, the Alien Trilogy and Psycho

The survey also found one in five men judge potential partners on what movies they like… so please don't EVER say you think Sex and the City is an all-time classic.
Top 20 Cult Films
1. Silence of the Lambs
2. Hot Fuzz
3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
4. The Godfather Trilogy
5. Great Escape
5. Bladerunner
7. The Shining
8. Alien Trilogy
9. Psycho
10. Donnie Darko
11. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
12. Dirty Harry
13. Scarface
14. Halloween
15. Carrie
16. Napoleon Dynamite
17. Taxi Driver
18. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
19. The Princess Bride
20. Natural Born Killers

A spokesperson for Jameson Cult Film Club, which commissioned the poll, said: "It is intriguing to find out that that many people would have thought Hot Fuzz ranked so highly as a true cult classic.

"We expected films like The Godfather, Bladerunner and The Rocky Horror Show to do well but Hot Fuzz was more of a surprise."

Jameson Cult Film Club      
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