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'Movies Like The Warriors': Classic Cult Action Flicks

What is it that helps a movie achieve cult status? The only common themes we can identify in these cult action classics are crazy costumes, killer soundtracks, and only slightly cheesy premises.

Australian Mateship Movies

These films feature a theme unique to Australian and New Zealand cinema: the concept of "mateship" means deep same-sex friendship that can't be conveyed physically because of sexist social norms. Luckily cinema allows for exploring this idea via lingering looks and sexy symbolism!

'Movies Like Total Recall': Dystopian Sci-Fi Classics

After the fall of fascism and the growth of communism, Hollywood was inundated with speculative sci-fi imagining how the future might look if 'The Man' got his way. Having passed many of the years these films were set in (e.g. 1984), all we can say is : 'Thank God it's not THAT bad!'

'Movies Like Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome': Mad Max and Company

Movies in the vein of the original 'Mad Max': when law and order crumble only the fittest survive. Check out this list of dystopian flicks featuring savage gangs of the future, and the heroes who step up to combat their reigns of tyranny.

Movies Like Steel Dawn: Desert Wasteland Classics

Not all may be as mad as Max, but all the protagonists in this collection are up against some combination of sadistic gangs, mutants, and dehydration.

'Movies Like Planet of the Apes': Post-Apocalypses of the Past

Breathe a sigh of relief as you realize that many of these disasters were meant to happen 20 years ago!

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