Top Ten Most Underrated Movies

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The Top Ten

1
I Dreamed of Africa

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..

3Memento
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

4Lock Up

5 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


6Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

7The Godfather Part III
Offcourse most underrated movie ever.

8Dangerous Game

9Blast From the Past

10Hook

The Contenders

11Batman Returns

12Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom

13The 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.
I agree that it's underrated (never even shown in theaters), but it's not true that you are the only one that will ever enjoy it much. It is my favorite movie, although not quite as well done as the original Lion King, it, in my opinion has a more interesting storyline.
I really enjoyed this film and don't quite understand why it's so disliked and underrated. I know it doesn't hold up when compared to the first one but taken for what it is it's really well done and a lot of fun. The songs are catchy, the plot is interesting, and the characters are great. I really enjoyed it from start to finish and am proud to have the Blu-Ray on my shelf next to the original Lion King.
Totally agree
This movie is amazing! It's not quite as good as the first but it is still a great movie

Ajkloth


14Spider-Man 3

15Requiem for a Dream
I think the theme song was more well known than the movie.

16Copycat

17Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Quite fun actually deserved better

18Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

19Ultraviolet

20Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
This is my favorite of the star wars movies. Why does episode 5 get all the fame?!

21Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

22Love Exposure

23Terminator Salvation

24Gloria

25Mimic

26Over the Top
Lame and cheesy in a good way

27Twister
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.

28Citizen Kane

29Gordy

30Hellboy

31Nemesis Game

32Max Payne

33Watchmen

34Angels In the Outfield

35Casino

36Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom

37The Human Centipede II, Full Sequence

38Ted

39Adventureland

40Snow White & The Huntsman

41The Fox and the Hound

42 Jurassic Park III

43The Thin Red Line

44Stalker (1979)

45Heat

46The Rescuers

47Malcolm X

48American Gangster

49Andrei Rublev

50Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

51Indiana 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

52Grave of the Fireflies

53The Italian Job

54TMNT
I really liked this1990 movie as a kid

Ajkloth


55Oliver & Company

56This is England

57Late Spring

58The Human Centipede

59Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

60White Chicks

61Moonraker

62Cape Fear

63Empire of the Sun

64Lilo & Stitch

65Man on the Moon

66Scream 3

67Munich

68Ikiru

69Antichrist

70Pearl 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?

MatrixGuy


71Tamara

72Batman Forever

73Cloverfield

74Daylight

75Monty Python and the Holy Grail

76Bolt

77Buried

78Romeo and Juliet (1968)

79Tokyo Story

80Cannibal Holocaust

81Elektra

82Enough
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.

83The Girl Next Door
That's my favourite movie, I'm so glad it's on the list! Awesome love story.

84The TV Set

85The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

86Home Alone 3
Hated by most critics, I actually found it very funny, and choosing to make the main character not Kevin was a good choice, as shown by the disastrous "Home Alone 4". From the parrot to "You smacked my winkie! ", this movie is hilarious, and in the end, that is what I want out of a Home Alone movie.

Hajj


87Brother Bear

88The Maltese Falcon

89Fast & Furious

90Vanilla Sky

91Downfall

92Against the Ropes

93Taxi Driver

94Pulp Fiction

95American Beauty
It never gets credit on these top ten lists. I think it's an amazing film.

Cbatower


96Clerks

97Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
A pleasant surprise. I did not expect what I got. In order to watch this movie you have to understand it is an action movie not a horror movie and let me tell you the fight scenes are some of the best I've ever seen since the matrix. You also have to understand that there are some cheesy cgi crap but then again that's timur bekmambatov's style and it works for him. But if you sit back and enjoy how they link this historical time period of this great man to monsters you will find it a pleasant surprise. Oh and by the way the ending will leave you with a smile on your face.

98The Iron Giant

99The Aristocats

100American Psycho

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