Top Ten Most Underrated Movies


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1Cast Away

It tells a small story in a grand fashion. A man stranded on a remote desert island, fighting to survive while also coping with the fear of never being able to return as well as the overpowering sense of isolation.
It's simple, yet so captivating and emotionally wrenching. It has almost as much heart and soul as Forrest Gump and it is truly one of the finest movies ever made.

Yeah this movie is definitely underrated. I mean, it's not as if it received critical acclaim and was nominated for 2 Oscar's including Best Actor. It's not as if it's still a ver popular movie and is quite iconic... I don't think people understand the meaning of the word underrated..

What an outstanding choice! This movie shows what a great actor Tom Hanks is. The story of survival is incredible, with a heartbreaking love story thrown in. Considering the lack of dialogue in the film, it really holds your interest. Well done!

I love this movie so much!

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2 The Lost World: Jurassic Park

While not as good as Jurassic Park (but was never meant to be), to this day it's still the best Jurassic sequel (Jurassic World was entertaining, but it was no Lost World). The change of pace of the more wild and jungle area and more action and the train scene was intense and Ian Malcom is awesome and it's the most violent and brutal Jurassic movie to date- it's awesome. - idontknow

I really don't understand the dislike people have for this one. I personally prefer it over the original. It feels more wild, has more action and suspense, spends more time in the thick of the plot, and gives more screen time to the most enjoyable character from the first film, Dr. Ian Malcolm. The supporting cast does the job well, also. - BKAllmighty

Even more gore then all the movies combined (So far)

3Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

People don't talk about this movie as much.

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4Batman Returns

So underrated. This was really awesome and had great acting.

Compared To The First One:

Direction: Batman Returns
Rewatch Quality: Batman
Acting: Batman Returns
Story: Batman
Score: Batman Returns - BeatlesFan1964


This is a well-known and acclaimed movie. It is by few means considered underrated. That is like saying The Shawshank Redemption is underrated because it didn't make much money at the box office. My pick for most underrated movie is The Prestige, also directed by Christopher Nolan. It is a film about rival magicians in turn of the century London. Sounds boring? It is actually a dark and twisty tale that has a plot twist that is shoved in your face throughout the movie and you never notice it, like a magic trick.

Underrated? I thought it gained a lot of respect! Which it deserved if you ask me. Good film

6Spider-Man 3

Why people around the world hate it and not even give it a chance this is very underrated and venom is cool - Thirdwind

Honestly, it's to finally see Venom in a Spider-Man movie, this film was alright.

^ Meant to say it's finally nice to see Venom in a Spider-Man movie.

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7I Dreamed of Africa
8Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

I really don't understand how Star Wars movies are on this list. Not underrated in the least bit. Movies like Cast Away, Memento, One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest, Catch Me If You Can, and Full Metal Jacket.. Belong on this list. - Beatlesboy9

This movie is far better than Episode I. A great film. Episode I was a disaster, Episode II made up for it.

Doesn't a movie have to be good to be underrated?

9Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

It's ok. Explain HOW you think the script was bad, explain HOW you're supposed to make high quality scenes without CGI? How couldn't they make the pod racing scene WITHOUT CGI? Now explain to me that Darth Maul sabre fight? Explain that damn thing to me. Jar jar binks is the only problem in the whole saga. Now, the prequels DIDN'T suck, how about that Jango Fett vs Obi-Wan scene? That YODA vs Dooku scene? That battle of geonisis? The space battle above Coruscant? The General Grievous vs Obi-Wan? The legendary Obi-Wan vs Anakin? YODA vs Darth Sidious? And most of you STILL hate the prequels. The movie taste in some people...

Extremely underrated yet its really good - kingvoter

It's not underrated it's awful with terrible script, too much CG, completely boring, too long, has awful acting, and whole scenes that have the original trilogy make no sense. Not to mention all the Star Wars prequels are bad and have the same problems but this was the worst one

10Lock Up

The Newcomers

?Snakes on a Plane

Not given the credit it deserves. - LarkwingFlight

The Contenders

11Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom

Best Indiana Jones Movie

12The Great Mouse Detective
13HookV1 Comment
14Terminator Salvation
15Dangerous Game
16The Godfather Part III
17Snow White & The Huntsman
18The ExorcistV1 Comment
19Star Wars Episode III - The Revenge of the Sith

This is my favorite movie of all time. I grew up it with it and I understood it's flaws as a I grew older, but the energy the merchandising the video games everything about this story, I just want more. I love it.

The fight between Obi Wan Kenobi and General Greivous is badass.

20The Fox and the Hound
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1. Citizen Kane
2. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
3. Adventureland
1. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
2. Watchmen
3. Batman Returns
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2. The Prestige
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