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Best underrated movies


#1

Heres my list:



Things to do in Denver when your dead

Rolling Thunder

Buffalo Soldiers


#2

What do you define as an underrated movie?


#3

not much critical acclaim and attention?


#4

That’s probably it, I was readin’ a bit too much into it! :stuck_out_tongue:


#5

Name of the Rose

New York, New York

Star Trek Insurrection

The Terminator I (not II)


#6

Terminator I and DEFINITLY II :stuck_out_tongue:

Any John Woo movie ever made

Things to do in Denver when you’re dead 8)

Godfather III


#7

Terminator II underrated?!


#8

Fistful of Dynamite

Brother

Waiting for the Man

Donnie Darko (before the Emos tried to claim it as theirs)

Empire Strikes Back (doesnt get as much attention as the others in the saga)


#9

[quote=“LetsGoToWork”]
Terminator II underrated?!
[/quote]

Ooopssss, nope…it has a 8.2 on imdb ;D



Definitly a good rating :stuck_out_tongue: My bad…

[quote]
Brother

Donnie Darko (before the Emos tried to claim it as theirs)
[/quote]

Hell yes…Brother is great and DD is just raped by those emo bastards…


#10

Godfather III

Temple of Doom

Scarecrow

Blow Out

Where Eagles Dare (along with Dirty Dozen Quentin called this the biggest influence for IB)

Excellent Cadavres (Falcone)

Guilty By Suspicion

Wyatt Earp

Gangs of New York

Birth

Il Bidone

The Man Who Wasn’t There

Frantic (polanski)

Presumed Innocent

Anzio!

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Shadow of the Vampire

Bullet in the head (woo)

Bad Boys (sean penn)

Summer of Sam

The Paradine Case

3:10 to Yuma

The Desperate Hours (bogie)

They Live! (silly, but very enjoyable)

Monsieur Verdoux

A King in New York

A Countess from Hong Kong

8MM

Bringing Out The Dead

Joy Ride

Bad Lieutenant (!!!)

The Dead Zone

The Edge



edit:



Giu La Testa

Star Trek: Wrath of Khan


#11

I love how they make fun of Godfather III in Simpsons, a lot of times.



Once Homer and Mel Gibson made a crappy (but actually badass) remake of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington where Mr. Smith kills everyone in the ending (haha, “all in favour - say “die””).



-Oh lord, this is worse than Godfather III!

-Whoa, let’s not say things we can’t take back, ok?


#12

[quote=“Johny|Exhale”]
Godfather III

Gangs of New York
[/quote]

Word.


#13

[quote=“Hans”]
Donnie Darko (before the Emos tried to claim it as theirs)
[/quote]
so true


#14

speaking of Mel Gibson: The Million Dollar Hotel


#15

Memento ?


#16

[quote=“Hans”]


Empire Strikes Back (doesnt get as much attention as the others in the saga)
[/quote]

it’s often refered to as the best one (which it is) and on imdb in the top 250 it’s the highest of the trilogy I think, not that imdb is the audience but the audience votes


#17

[quote=“Mr.BlondeBill”]
so true
[/quote]

Same goes with Kill Bill, at least when it first came out. Volume 1 only became popular among the High School crowd when it came out on dvd 7 months after its theatrical release because they were too lazy to watch it on the big screen and didn’t even know who Tarantino was. I still think it can be considered underrated, due to the fact that most people who like it only do because it has a lot of blood, and can’t appreciate it for the work of art that it is. If you don’t even know who Sergio Leone is or can’t name one song from the film, then you’re not a true Kill Bill fan. Kill Bill was made for a specific audience, and it takes a certain type of person to see how great it really is.

[quote]it’s often refered to as the best one (which it is) and on imdb in the top 250 it’s the highest of the trilogy I think, not that imdb is the audience but the audience votes[/quote]

That may be so, but I’ve rarely heard any SW fans in real life say that Empire is their favorite movie. More often than not, they’ll pick A New Hope or Jedi (some even Sith), so I was basing my argument on that. Just because it is so perfect, I’d say it’s underrated no matter what, because there will be a percentage who doesn’t like it as much as the others who says it sucks just because it doesn’t have as much action in it.


#18

[quote=“Hans”]
Same goes with Kill Bill, at least when it first came out. Volume 1 only became popular among the High School crowd when it came out on dvd 7 months after its theatrical release because they were too lazy to watch it on the big screen and didn’t even know who Tarantino was. I still think it can be considered underrated, due to the fact that most people who like it only do because it has a lot of blood, and can’t appreciate it for the work of art that it is. If you don’t even know who Sergio Leone is or can’t name one song from the film, then you’re not a true Kill Bill fan. Kill Bill was made for a specific audience, and it takes a certain type of person to see how great it really is.
[/quote]
so true x2


#19

[quote=“Johny|Exhale”]
8MM
[/quote]

Definitely. There’s a couple of scenes that kinda fall flat but overall it’s a really gripping movie.


#20

I love Nic Cage and this movie is very gripping as JW said, I just dont like it though…same with bringing out the dead



Maybe I have to watch them again…