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    Most underrated movies?

    What do you think are the most underrated movies? I think:

    True Romance
    Collateral

    Are very underrated.

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    Bubba Ho-Tep

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    I want to see both of them. I heard Jim Carrey is great in Eternal

    Yeah Eastern Promises was great, VIggo Mortenson outdid himself. He deserved that nomination for best actor!!

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    point break Bruv :-D

    hello danger

    Ronin

    shaneomac;4996995

    eternal sunshine of a spotless mind



    Good film.

    Alfonse;4997012

    Bubba Ho-Tep



    Pure genius!

    Bruce Campbell is a god, and not a bad Elvis impressionist :thumbsup:

    Interesting that most of the films listed are some of my favourites, dont know what that says about me.

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    Starr;4997030

    Ronin



    Great movie, great cast, great car chase!!!

    Also, recently, I think 'Knowing' is underrated. Yes, Nicholos Cage's performance wasn't all that, but the concept of the movie itself was good. I loved it. It was very weird, but I loved it.

    Eyes Wide Shut - Absolutley pointless film!

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    DangerGod;4997015

    point break Bruv :-D



    Yeah loved that. Hot Fuzz spoofed it nicely haha

    LOL! I just realised this is for UNDERrated films not OVERrated! Ooops!

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    ibizarocks;4997068

    Eyes Wide Shut - Absolutley pointless film!



    I'm guessing you think that's overrated? Look at the thread title lol

    EDIT: Nice edit lol

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    michelleleemoo;4997021

    hello danger



    sorry michelle missed you with your new avi... you ok hun?

    Bhav007;4997060

    Great movie, great cast, great car chase!!!Also, recently, I think … Great movie, great cast, great car chase!!!Also, recently, I think 'Knowing' is underrated. Yes, Nicholos Cage's performance wasn't all that, but the concept of the movie itself was good. I loved it. It was very weird, but I loved it.



    actually thinking about it was it underated??

    Equilibrium

    Bringing out the dead

    Carlitos Way

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    DangerGod;4997096

    sorry michelle missed you with your new avi... you ok hun?



    michelleleemoo;4997021

    hello danger



    Could you guys please greet eachother in another thread please lol thanksss

    Starr;4997109

    actually thinking about it was it underated??



    I think so. It is never mentioned much anywhere, apart from top car chase lists lol

    DangerGod;4997096

    sorry michelle missed you with your new avi... you ok hun?



    yes thanks, youve got a new new too is thta the naughty one out of sonic?

    Battle Royale

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    Celticsun;4997123

    EquilibriumBringing out the deadCarlitos Way



    Equilibrium; I need that on DVD. The whole story was so original, and fight scenes were great too

    Bhav007;4997129

    Could you guys please greet eachother in another thread please lol … Could you guys please greet eachother in another thread please lol thanksssI think so. It is never mentioned much anywhere, apart from top car chase lists lol



    oooooh, is this an 'official' thread then

    Alfonse;4997134

    Battle Royale



    Oooooo Good One :thumbsup: Quite a Cult following though so don't know if classed as underrated.

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    michelleleemoo;4997147

    oooooh, is this an 'official' thread then



    Hoping so, loool

    Bhav007;4997145

    Equilibrium; I need that on DVD. The whole story was so original, and … Equilibrium; I need that on DVD. The whole story was so original, and fight scenes were great too



    I think its... gasp better than the Matrix :oops:

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    Bhav007;4997129

    Could you guys please greet eachother in another thread please lol … Could you guys please greet eachother in another thread please lol thanksss



    this thread will do fine lol

    michelleleemoo;4997130

    yes thanks, youve got a new new too is thta the naughty one out of … yes thanks, youve got a new new too is thta the naughty one out of sonic?



    Nah i dont think he is actually lol might be wrong though... i had a good weekend, but i got abit wet ;-)

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    Celticsun;4997161

    I think its... gasp better than the Matrix :oops:



    I kinda of agree, I love the matrix but it is more realistic than the matrix, but SFX in Matrix are to die for

    SpongeBob SquarePants The Movie

    Bhav007;4997169

    I kinda of agree, I love the matrix but it is more realistic than the … I kinda of agree, I love the matrix but it is more realistic than the matrix, but SFX in Matrix are to die for



    True the effects in the Matrix were ground breaking.

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    Smeagol SpongeBob SquarePants The Movie

    Half the films here are very well known and in each top 100 films list compiled all over the place thus not underrated just because your mates havent seen it...

    Ichi The Killer for me along with The Chaser.

    DangerGod;4997165

    this thread will do fine lolNah i dont think he is actually lol might be … this thread will do fine lolNah i dont think he is actually lol might be wrong though... i had a good weekend, but i got abit wet ;-)



    i think he's serious [SIZE="1"]if we're quiet he might not notice, why wet or darent i ask:-D[/SIZE]

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    Celticsun;4997191

    True the effects in the Matrix were ground breaking.



    My favourite scene is the one that gets imitated the most, the one where he dodges the Agents bullets on the roof.

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    michelleleemoo;4997210

    i think he's serious [SIZE="1"]if we're quiet he might not notice, why … i think he's serious [SIZE="1"]if we're quiet he might not notice, why wet or darent i ask:-D[/SIZE]



    lol ahhh ok ok ill shut up.... and oh... just heavy rain :whistling:

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    amir_j;4997202

    Half the films here are very well known and in each top 100 films list … Half the films here are very well known and in each top 100 films list compiled all over the place thus not underrated just because your mates havent seen it... Ichi The Killer for me along with The Chaser.



    True Romance and Collateral are on no lists. Neither is Equilibrium, Ronin (apart from car chase ones) etc.

    DangerGod;4997198

    lol there was actually a part to that movie were i was just ROFL



    same here! but it happened every 2 minutes for me!

    amir_j;4997202

    Half the films here are very well known and in each top 100 films list … Half the films here are very well known and in each top 100 films list compiled all over the place thus not underrated just because your mates havent seen it...



    Yeah, I see your point but I think the perfect example here is Equilibrium and The Matrix, both similair fims yet Equilibrium becaming very overshadowed (underrated) due to bad comparisons.

    So they may not be underrated per say but certainly not what you would call huge cinema sell outs, they made their fame more on the DVD market and through word of mouth.

    I have to agree that listing a load of widely know, commercially released, critically acclaimed films in a list of underrated movies seems to be missing the mark a little bit.

    how about:

    The Myth of Fingerprints (it's the bloke off of E.R. my favourite film after The Big Chill)

    Shock Corridor (The best Fuller movie ever made)

    Thumbsucker (Elliott Smith soundtrack, great movie as well)

    Jesus Son (Billy Crudup, great performance)

    Noose (the definition of hidden gem)

    The Ice Storm (Ang Lee's best film)

    A bit of (lesser known) David Mamet (in the case that none of them are Glengarry Glen Ross):

    Spartan
    Heist
    The Spanish Prisoner
    House of Games

    Paradise Alley (Sylvester Stallone wrestling movie, the forerunner to Rocky)

    Talk Radio (the most underrated of the Oliver Stone films)

    P.C.U. (easy going college flick starring Jeremy Piven)

    Suburbia (Directed by Richard Linklater, one of the greatest films of the 90's)

    I love your work (always had a thing for Christina Ricci)

    No Vacancy (Ricci again)

    Buffalo 66 (just a flat out great film that happens to star Chritina Ricci)

    Shortbus (John Cameron Mitchell's follow up to Hedwig and the Angry inch mixes hardcore porn with an ensemble story about sex and love)

    Comfort and Joy (a war between Rival ice cream men)

    Local Hero (more cult classic than hidden gem but it is an outstanding film)

    Run Ronnie Run (probably the film that made me laugh more than any other, one of the top 10 comedies of all time)

    The Ice Harvest (underated John Cusack film)

    Pauly Shore is Dead (surprisingly funny considering I hate Pauly Shore)

    The Wizard (a 90 minute Nintendo commercial, it remains one of the gems from my childhood)

    Angel (early Neil Jordan film, set against a backdrop of "the troubles")

    Wet Hot American Summer (Awesome, Awesome film, check it out, you will not be dissapointed)

    Igby Goes Down (slightly twisted but never boring)

    Kids In The Hall: Brain Candy (seriously funny outing from the canadian comedy team)

    D.A.R.Y.L. (Data Analysing Robot Youth Life Form, another guilty pleasure from my childhood)

    Colors (Directed by Dennis Hopper and starring Sean Penn and Robert Duval)

    The Cooler (William H. Macy on top form)

    Southland Tales (some people didn't understand it, but it is an astounding slice of sci-fi)

    Dick (underrated comedy that can sit proudly between Mean Girls & Josie and the Pussycats in any collection)

    Free Enterprise (a Rom Com for sci-fi geeks, surprisingly good film)

    Mumford (the forgotten Lawrence Kasdan movie, worth watching for Jason Lee's performance alone)

    Apt Pupil (the forgotten Bryan Singer film, Ian McKellan and the late Brad Renfro throw up an acting masterclass)

    Mirrormask (before Gaiman's Stardust there was this little gem that was directed by his long time comic book collaborator Dave McKean)

    Pieces of April (Katie Holmes in one of those angsty thanksgiving movies that americans seem to do so well)

    Me Without You (sort of chick flick film about lost friendship as two friends grow apart, but obviously a lot better than that sounds)

    Prozac Nation (an excellent film based on the novel. starring Ricci)

    Brokedown Palace (never, ever attempt to smuggle drugs abroad, chick lite version of midnight cowbow with Claire Danes and Kate Beckinsale)

    I would also highly recommend Tell No One and Michael Heneke's original Austrian version of Funny Games, RKO 281 (the film about the making of citizen Kane) is definately worth a watch, along a similar vein is Cradle will Rock which is a great movie. as for films about making films, I always had a soft spot for Living In Oblivion.

    also a big fan of Smoke, Blue in the Face and Go Fish.

    If were including documentaries then I loved Hearts & Minds and Outfoxed, Control Room, Last Party 2000, Wal*Mart: The High Cost of Low Prices, One Day in September, Fog of War, The Thin Blue Line and The Big One

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    Smeagol same here! but it happened every 2 minutes for me!

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    lol ive seen spongebob look funnier than that
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