Underrated movies

Discussion in 'The Barber Shop' started by Obsessed, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. I'll start.

    Zorro the Gay Blade
    Top Secret

    Who's with me? What's on your list?
  2. Doc4

    Doc4 Moderator Emeritus Contributor

    Clockwise starring John Cleese
  3. Big Night
    Dead Again
    The Matador
    Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind
    Jackie Brown
    Children of Men
  4. Don't laugh, but 'Babe - Pig In The City'. It is regarded as a children's film, but I would say it is anything but. If for no other reason than the visuals alone.
  5. +1.
  6. Luc

    Luc Moderator Emeritus

    Any movie with Chuck Norris :biggrin:
  7. Ride With the Devil
  8. Chasing Papi.

    It was a big flop for claiming to exploit Hispanic stereotypes (which to a degree they do,) but it plays the three women fighting over one man thing in a way that is clean and yet hilarious.
  9. Lantana
    Nine Queens - a film from Argentina
  10. Outstanding choice.

    Bunny Wigglesworth, Royal Navy. 'Nuff Said.

    "Shoot to Kill" Sidney Poitier, Tom Berenger.

    "You F.B.I. guys do this kind of sh*t a lot?"
    "Every damn day."
  11. Dark City
    The Fifth Element
    The Butcher Boy
    Death To Smoochy
  12. One of my choices has to be Stir of Echoes. It got kind of lost in all the hype around The Sixth Sense, which I didn't care for (Me and two others:lol:)
  13. Luc

    Luc Moderator Emeritus

    Following Chuck's movies, Steven Seagall!

    Here's my list:
    Leon: The professional
    La femme Nikita
    The Green Butchers (loved that one, I think it's Danish)
    Hot Fuzz

    That's all that comes to mind...
  14. Hot Fuzz was great and so was Shawn of the Dead.
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  16. +1 to The Fifth Element, Hot Fuzz, and Leon: The Professional

    I'd like to add Heat (can you really go wrong with any film that has De Niro AND Pachino in it?), Taxi Driver (at least now, a lot of people I talk to haven't seen that film! :eek:), and the Evil Dead series :biggrin:.
  17. The Jackal

    They Live
  18. Luc

    Luc Moderator Emeritus

    If you liked the Jackal, you should have a look at 'The day of the Jackal'... The original...

  19. didn't know that...

    <goes to netflix>
  20. +1 on Shawn of the Dead

    IMO, I would also suggest:

    Barton Fink
    Big Fish

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