Underrated and appreciated movies

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  1. 76Knockout

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    Simple, list and if so desired explain why, movies that you feel are underrated and under appreciated. (Low critic scores, low box office etc)

    I'd like to start off with this

    Legend

    Tim Curry gives an excellent performance in this, the costume design and special effects still hold up.




    How about you?
     
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    I really liked the big year despite the negative reviews.
     
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    Sunshine

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    One of my favorite more recent Sci Fi films, has a great cast and even throws in a little twist near the end.
     
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    The Truman Show. Very thoughtful movie, a lot of clever social commentary, and frankly, a very poignant story. Never heard anyone mention it in the past decade. Every few years I go back to it.
     
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    I'd like to add this

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    Christian Bales weight loss isn't the only thing in this flick, its a dark movie with some good performances all around.
     
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    The Motorcycle Diaries
    Che (with Benicio Del Toro)
    The Baader Meinhof Complex
     
  7. 76Knockout

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    Never heard of it, add it to my to watch list thanks.
     
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    I love Sunshine. I don't get why everyone says the thematic shift towards the end ruins the movie. I think it's a nice contrast for the majority of it
     
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    If you like Scifi it is worth checking out for sure, I saw it opening weekend back when it first came out and there were maybe 9-10 other people in the theater on a Saturday night. Sucks it didn't get more exposure.
     
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    The Descent
    Land of the Rising Sun
    Alone in the Wilderness with Dick Proeneke
     
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    word

    american pyscho btw, the profile pic, excellent film
     
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    33% Rotten Tomatoes

     
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    The Descent is super good.
     
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    Hell yeah, one of my favorites.
     
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    Been jamming to that song they play in the bowling alley a lot ever since I saw this.
     
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    holy shit this looks good
     
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    [​IMG]

    I fucking loved this movie, very brutal and realistic.
     
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    Thirteenth Floor is a favorite of mine.
     
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    It's on netflix, worth watching for sure.
     
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    Its on Netflix instant. Check it out.
     
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    Haha great, get some use out of netflix for once, finna watch that tomorrow!
     
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    Just watched the trailer, its amazing the movies that slip by you haha
     
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    Yeah a lot of great movies get fucked over with limited theatrical releases too. Paranormal Activity 25 will have no problem getting a worldwide release but a well crafted Psychological thriller is lucky to get released in over 10 states.
     

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