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!

One of the best Tom Hanks movies ever - ryanrimmel

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2 The Lost World: Jurassic Park

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)


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

4Batman Returns
5Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

People don't talk about this movie as much.

This movie is fantastic.

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6I Dreamed of Africa
7Spider-Man 3

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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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?

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10Star 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...

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

Extremely underrated yet its really good - kingvoter

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11Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom

Best Indiana Jones Movie

12The Great Mouse Detective
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14Dangerous Game
15Terminator Salvation
16The Godfather Part III
17Snow White & The Huntsman
18The Exorcist
19Requiem for a Dream

I think the opposite is more accurate. This movie is too overrated as one of the best drug-movies when it's just a moral seeking movie with false unrealistic over the top facts.

I think the theme song was more well known than the movie.

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
3. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

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