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

2Cast 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..

3I Dreamed of Africa

4Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

5Lock Up

6 The Lost World: Jurassic Park

7Dangerous Game

8The Godfather Part III
Offcourse most underrated movie ever.

9Requiem for a Dream
I think the theme song was more well known than the movie.

10Pearl 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?


The Contenders

11Blast From the Past

12Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

13Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Quite fun actually deserved better

14The 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.
Totally agree
This movie is amazing! It's not quite as good as the first but it is still a great movie


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.

15Citizen Kane


17Over the Top
Lame and cheesy in a good way

18Terminator Salvation


20The Thin Red Line


22Snow White & The Huntsman




26Malcolm X

27American Gangster

28Batman & Robin



31This is England



34Max Payne

35The Italian Job

36Grave of the Fireflies

37Nemesis Game

38Man on the Moon

39Scream 3


41Cape Fear

42Empire of the Sun

43 Jurassic Park III

44White Chicks


46Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

47Indiana 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

48Monty Python and the Holy Grail

49Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

50Batman Forever


52The Maltese Falcon

53Vanilla Sky



56Enemy 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.

59The Girl Next Door
That's my favourite movie, I'm so glad it's on the list! Awesome love story.

60The TV Set

61The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly


63Against the Ropes

64Taxi Driver

65Pulp Fiction

66American Beauty

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


67The Spongebob Squarepants Movie

68Once Upon a Time in America

69The Iron Giant


71Ip Man

72Robocop 3

73Wrong Turn

74Bird On Wire

75An Unfinished Life

76Just My Luck

77Shadows and Fog

78The Blackout

79The Chase

80The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

81The Mummy


83Brokeback 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)


85Rocky V

86Diamonds 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.

Most people have misunderstood this film probably because since this is an Action-packed Disaster film, they prefer the "traditional" action of good guys vs bad guys with firearms. They also underestimated it in various ways.
Forgot to mention that they thought it made real stormchasers look bad for no reason, and they perhaps have watched too much National Geographic.

88Jackie Brown

89Made in America

90Robocop 2


92 Elvira, Mistress of the Dark



95The Juror

96Home Fries

97No Place to Hide

98Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot


100Body of Evidence

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