Film Flops That Rose From the Ashes to Become Cult Classics

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The film industry is a cruel business, and chances are if a movie flops, that's the end of the story. But not always. Sometimes, a movie is resurrected down the road.

Through word-of-mouth recommendations, home video sales or online streaming, some films gain unlikely followings they never got in their initial box office runs. Films that flop their way to cult success are pretty rare, but they definitely happen. Here are a few of the very best.