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Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:09 pm
  • Movies you love that don't seem to get the notice or appreciation you think they deserve.

    I'll offer up, in no particular order:

    Beowulf
    City Island
    In Bruges
    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
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Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:22 pm
  • What about Bob?

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Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:24 pm
  • Mystery Men
    Bubba Ho-Tep
    Very Bad Things

    Listed as least to "most" appreciated. Never understood how Mystery Men never took off, it was brilliant. Although pretty much anything Stiller has directed never really took off, even Cable Guy.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:34 pm
  • Snatch
    Man on Fire
    Seven Psychopaths
    Kick Ass
    The Book of Eli
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Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:38 pm
  • The Assassination of Jesse James, by the Coward Robert Ford.

    best movie ive ever seen
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:00 pm
  • Last Man Standing. (Bruce Willis in a western in Texas along the Mexican border during prohibition. Over the top, and the better for it.)
    In the Mouth of Madness. (Sam Neill, one of the best horror movies ever.)
    Equilibrium. (Christian Bale, it's the film where I knew that Bale would be a great Batman before Batman Begins came out.)
    The Butterfly Effect. (Ashton Kutcher; he proved he can really act in this.)
    Last Action Hero. (Arnold Schwarzenegger, campy action-comedy that I really enjoy.)
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:07 pm
  • The killing Fields
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:16 pm
  • Steel Magnolias
    Like Water for Chocolate
    Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
    Debbie Does Dallas
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Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:23 pm
  • SacHawk2.0 wrote:Steel Magnolias
    Like Water for Chocolate
    Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
    Debbie Does Dallas


    Shut up.

    If you'd have said Traveling Pants 2 I'd have bought it. Because it's true.
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Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:30 pm
  • Withnail and I
    Dead Man
    The Chronicles of Riddick
    Colt 45 and two zig zags.
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Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:34 pm
  • Dark City
    The Apostle
    Layer Cake

    And prepare to bash, but I dug Quantum of Solace
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Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:42 pm
  • Oh snap, Pe. I totally agree with Dark City. I need to watch that again soon. Great movie, and weird as hell.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:54 pm
  • Better Off Dead
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Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:05 pm
  • Tech Worlds wrote:Better Off Dead


    Two dollars!
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:17 pm
  • I always thought Apocalypto was very underrated and not appreciated because Gibson was going through his problems.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:49 pm
  • Some great movies listed here. A couple of my favorite movies that no one has seen: About a Boy, For the Love of the Game, and Smoke Signals.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:14 pm
  • Vetamur wrote:Some great movies listed here. A couple of my favorite movies that no one has seen: About a Boy, For the Love of the Game, and Smoke Signals.


    For the Love of the Game is an excellent one. Quite possibly my favorite sports movie.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:37 pm
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:30 am
  • Zeb and Sac lost what little street cred they had. Did I lose my street cred by saying street cred?

    I echo J and Golden. I don't the Man on Fire wss underrated but is one of my favorite movies.

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Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:05 am
  • Memento
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:09 am
  • Tech Worlds wrote:Better Off Dead


    :13:

    well Dom, being that you spend a lot of time up in the snow...

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Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:18 am
  • Tombstone

    Heat

    Inglorious bastards

    What about bob, serious made me laugh out loud.
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:21 am
  • Big Fish

    Unbreakable

    The Emperor's Club
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:23 am
  • Tech Worlds wrote:Better Off Dead

    My favorite movie of all time.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:42 am
  • Vetamur wrote:Some great movies listed here. A couple of my favorite movies that no one has seen: About a Boy, For the Love of the Game, and Smoke Signals.


    I did enjoy Smoke Signals.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:54 am
  • hawker84 wrote:Tombstone

    Heat

    Inglorious bastards

    What about bob, serious made me laugh out loud.



    Are any of those underrated?
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:29 am
  • CALIHAWK1 wrote:Are any of those underrated?


    No. He missed the point of the thread, lol.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:32 am
  • Scottemojo wrote:
    Tech Worlds wrote:Better Off Dead

    My favorite movie of all time.


    He uses it as an excuse to put his testicles all over me.

    Excuse me?

    You know, like octopus? Testicles?
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:34 am
  • Scottemojo wrote:
    Tech Worlds wrote:Better Off Dead

    My favorite movie of all time.


    He uses it as an excuse to put his testicles all over me.

    Excuse me?

    You know, like octopus? Testicles?
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:36 am
  • CALIHAWK1 wrote:
    hawker84 wrote:Tombstone

    Heat

    Inglorious bastards

    What about bob, serious made me laugh out loud.



    Are any of those underrated?


    i did, i misread the OP.... :34853_doh:
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:03 pm
  • Smokin Aces
    The Jacket
    Return To Oz
    Scott Pilgrim? I dunno if that's underrated.
    A Knight's Tale
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:05 pm
  • I liked Smoke Signals too.


    Kalifornia
    True Romance
    Chasing Amy
    American Yakuza
    Gleaming The Cube
    Winters Bone
    Sunshine Cleaning
    Run Lola Run
    The Lost Room
    Freeway
    The Emerald Forest

    I love a few some of you already mentioned:
    Memento
    Equilibrium
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:32 pm
  • Laws of Attraction: Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore.
    Sunset: James Garner, Bruce Willis, and various others
    Second Hand Lion: Robert Duval, Michael Caine, and outstanding Haley Joel Osment

    3 movies of the humor type I normally hate. But throughly enjoyed, even laughed out loud s


    Twilight:


    A movie that had a pile of big names. Paul Newman, Gene Hackman, Susan Sarandon, Stockard channing, Reese Whitherspoon, James Garner. A very good story line but no one seemed to pay any attention.

    Any movie that has a shot of a naked Reese Whitherspoon deserves my full attention. lol

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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:24 pm
  • MLOhawks wrote:True Romance


    One of my all time favorites. :th2thumbs:
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:54 pm
  • twisted_steel2 wrote:
    MLOhawks wrote:True Romance


    One of my all time favorites. :th2thumbs:


    Hell yeah, one of the best. Such a great film.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:15 pm
  • I'd add "Suicide Kings" to the list.
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:27 pm
  • 1941

    Spielberg got so much crap for that movie, but I think it is hilarious.
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:44 pm
  • Dazed & Confused( launched a few careers).
    Scott Pilgrim.
    Alpha Dog, I was very surprised how much I liked that movie.
    Kung Fu Hustle.
    Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:55 pm
  • the Goonies
    Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
    Kentucky Fried Movie
    The Lost Boys
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:14 pm
  • Tech Worlds wrote:the Goonies
    Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
    Kentucky Fried Movie
    The Lost Boys


    Only Remo Williams would be considered underrated among those.
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:45 pm
  • Black Snake Moan
    Hellboy
    Groundhog Day (I know everybody loves this movie, but I'm still not sure most people truly appreciate it.... http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/arc ... ay/309223/)
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Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:47 pm
  • I know Bill Murray said it's the best script he has ever read.
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Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:25 am
  • Phenomenon
    Powder
    Miracle on Belle Isle
    Craig's List Joe (more of a documentary)
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Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:49 am
  • Aros wrote:Phenomenon
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    To bad about Phenomenon cause I thought it was a wonderful explaination of how people would really act when confronted with something they didn't understand. Big names? Travolta, Forrest Whitiker. Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick.

    Now I truly dislike Kyra Sedgwick but she was really great in that show. Yes that means I didn't like The Closer. I rarely will continue watching a program that spends more time on the characters personal lives/problems.
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Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:33 am
  • 2 days in the valley.

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Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:36 am
  • m0ng0 wrote:Lock stock and 2 smoking barrels
    12 monkeys
    Gross pointe blank
    Deadman


    Most people haven't seen Dead Man, and it's a damn shame.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:25 pm
  • Star Trek 2: Wrath of Khan

    I know its popular movie, but from a film making point of view, I really think the screenwriting (theme, story arc, dialog, and characters) is really underrated, (because of its sci-fi genre).

    Its a tight script and a solid movie from start to finish, which is why its so memorable among fans. It has more quotable moments than all the other Trek films combined. It almost single handily made the Trek movie franchise, and they have been trying to copy aspects of this film of it ever since.



    BTW, the same could be said of the original Karate Kid.
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Re: Underrated Movies
Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:04 pm
  • peachesenregalia wrote:
    m0ng0 wrote:Lock stock and 2 smoking barrels
    12 monkeys
    Gross pointe blank
    Deadman


    Most people haven't seen Dead Man, and it's a damn shame.


    Great movie and the soundtrack was AMAZING......and I am about as far from a Neil Young fan as you can possibly be. Plus Gibby Haynes and Iggy Pop have cameos!
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