Top Ten Most Underrated Movies


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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.

2I Dreamed of Africa

3Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

4Cast 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..

5 The Lost World: Jurassic Park

6Lock Up

7The Godfather Part III
Offcourse most underrated movie ever.

8Dangerous Game

9Pearl Harbor
This movie was crap! The characters are badly developed, it is very historically inaccurate, acting is horrible, horrible and cheesy script, the main character wasn't even there when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor! Michael Bay focuses way too much on special effects than actually directing his damn actors!
what is wrong with this movie?


10Requiem for a Dream

The Contenders

11Blast From the Past

12Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

13Citizen Kane

14Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones


16Terminator Salvation

17The Thin Red Line


19Snow White & The Huntsman


21Malcolm X

22American Gangster

23Batman & Robin



26This is England


28Max Payne

29The Italian Job

30Grave of the Fireflies




34Man on the Moon

35Scream 3


37Cape Fear

38Nemesis Game

39White Chicks


41Empire of the Sun

42 Jurassic Park III

43Monty Python and the Holy Grail

44Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

45Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Everyone nitpicks and complains about every little scene! Its not a master piece, but its still pretty good!
I'd call this a guilty pleasure, but why are there so many crummy movies on here?

Robocop 3
The Jurassic Park sequels
Pearl Harbor
Mortal Kombat: Annilation
Scooby Doo
Stop! Or my Mom Will Shoot!
Batman and Robin
White Chicks

46The Maltese Falcon

47Vanilla Sky

48Batman Forever


50Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events



53Enemy of the State



Though this movie was a moderate success, it deserved much more. It is an incredibly exciting movie with a brilliant powerhouse performance from Jennifer Lopez. This deserved so much more recognition. I think that her movies always tend to get slammed just because she is also a popstar (critics don't seem to like to see people have success in more than one thing with very few exceptions).

JLO kicks ass in this. Hell yeah.

56The Girl Next Door
That's my favourite movie, I'm so glad it's on the list! Awesome love story.

57The TV Set

58The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly


60Once Upon a Time in America

61The Iron Giant

62Against the Ropes

63Taxi Driver

64Pulp Fiction

65American Beauty

It never gets credit on these top ten lists. I think it's an amazing film.


66The Lion King 2 - Simba's Pride
Why is it that this movie can find no love among the critics? It truly hurts to see this underrated masterpiece so unfairly bashed and hated when it does not deserve it in the slightest. For I feel that, with this as a definite contributed, The Lion King Trilogy is superior to The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. If the first film were equal to Felliwship of the Ring, and The Lion King 1 1/2 was equal to The Two Towers, then Simba's Pride is absolutely worthy of being named the equal for The Return of the King.

It truly baffles me as to how criminally underrated The Lion King II is. Not once have I ever managed to find a single person who shared my standpoint for the film. My standpoint being that it is, in fact, as good as the original film down to the animation, story and songs. Why is this film shown no mercy, especially among critics? Surely there must be just one out there who shares my opinion?

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride is a Walt Disney masterpiece, and it brings me great depression and sadness to know that there are few whom those will listen to to share these feelings with.
Most people would think this movie is the everyday bad disney sequel, but this is actully relly good and a worthy follow up to the the loin king. It has the main characters from the frist movie while introducing great new ones and great songs.
Totally agree
This movie is amazing! It's not quite as good as the first but it is still a great movie


67The Spongebob Squarepants Movie


69Ip Man

70Robocop 3

71Wrong Turn

72Bird On Wire

73Over the Top
Lame and cheesy in a good way

74An Unfinished Life

75Just My Luck

76Shadows and Fog

77The Blackout

78The Chase

79The Texas Chainsaw Massacre


81Brokeback Mountain

Underrated because it's about gays? It's not a con, come on. Get almost all of the oscars but not the one for the best movie - I smell a prejudice (and pride, laugh out loud)


83Rocky V

84Diamonds Are Forever
Great Bond Movie, stunning girls, Sean Connery waltzes back into the role. The best Blofeld of the series by Charles Gray, haunting soundtrack and theme song.

85Jackie Brown

86Made in America

87Robocop 2


89 Elvira, Mistress of the Dark



92The Juror

93Home Fries

94No Place to Hide

95Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot


97Body of Evidence

98The Next Best Thing

99Stealing Home


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