Great films you might not have seen

A Listmania! list by Trigger "I'll buy it, but I ain't playing it"
 
Arlington Road [DVD] [1999]
1.  Arlington Road [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Jeff Bridges
The list author says:
  "A brilliant and clever story, very well acted and some tense drama.  An underrated little gem."
4.44   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Mirrormask [DVD] [2006]
2.  Mirrormask [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Jason Barry
The list author says:
  "A visually unique movie, full of interesting imagery and wonderfully imaginative ideas.  Well worth a watch for fans of fantasy movies."
6.58   Used & New from: 0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Delicatessen [DVD] [1991]
3.  Delicatessen [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Dominique Pinon
The list author says:
  "A superb French black comedy, with humour and style in the way that only they can do."
12.87   Used & New from: 0.39
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Sunshine [DVD] [2007]
4.  Sunshine [DVD] [2007] DVD ~ Cillian Murphy
The list author says:
  "A beautiful, imaginitive and well-directed sci-fi movie.  The plot goes a little bit mad, but this is still a great movie, and British to boot!"
2.94   Used & New from: 0.05
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (320 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Matchstick Men [DVD] [2003]
5.  Matchstick Men [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Beth Grant
The list author says:
  "An intelligent, well-plotted and superbly acted feel-good movie.  Cage is superb as an OCD sufferer."
2.78   Used & New from: 0.10
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Memento [2000] [DVD]
6.  Memento [2000] [DVD] DVD ~ Guy Pearce
The list author says:
  "Magnificently plotted, superbly acted and superbly filmed, this is a quiet modern classic."
3.77   Used & New from: 1.02
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

This Is England [DVD] [2006]
7.  This Is England [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Thomas Turgoose
The list author says:
  "Harrowing, moving, interesting and shocking, this is a great piece of filmmaking."
2.98   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (152 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Dog Soldiers [DVD] [2002]
8.  Dog Soldiers [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Sean Pertwee
The list author says:
  "The best werewolf movie since The Howling, with a healthy dose of humour and action."
4.03   Used & New from: 0.10
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (188 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Dark Water [2003] [DVD]
9.  Dark Water [2003] [DVD] DVD ~ Hitomi Kuroki
The list author says:
  "One of the best horror movies of recent times.  Chilling, well acted and with some moments which will make you jump."
4.90   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

My Neighbour Totoro [DVD]
10.  My Neighbour Totoro [DVD] DVD ~ Hayao Miyazaki
The list author says:
  "Just a lovely, lovely movie.  Beautiful animation, great characters and a feel-good little story.  Brilliant for people of all ages."
8.79   Used & New from: 8.55
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (232 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Fearless [DVD]
11.  Fearless [DVD] DVD ~ Jet Li
The list author says:
  "A superb Jet Li movie, with excellent action and some thought-provoking moral questions."
2.94   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Breakdown [DVD] [1998]
12.  Breakdown [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Kurt Russell
The list author says:
  "A surprisingly decent thriller with a good plot and well-acted.  Worth checking out."
4.73   Used & New from: 0.97
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Serenity [DVD] [2005]
13.  Serenity [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Nathan Fillion
The list author says:
  "Possibly the best sci-fi action movie since the original Star Wars trilogy.  Also check out the outstanding prequel series, Firefly."
3.40   Used & New from: 0.10
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (607 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Hellboy [DVD] [2004]
14.  Hellboy [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Ron Perlman
The list author says:
  "A big, stupid, fun and knowingly absurd comic book movie.  Better and more enjoyable than most massive-budget alternatives."
2.70   Used & New from: 0.06
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

A Perfect World [1993] [DVD]
15.  A Perfect World [1993] [DVD] DVD ~ Kevin Costner
The list author says:
  "Excellently acted all around, a touching and sad story of a convict with a heart."
2.90   Used & New from: 0.97
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Children of Men [DVD] [2007]
16.  Children of Men [DVD] [2007] DVD ~ Clive Owen
The list author says:
  "A wonderfully directed and chillingly plausible vision of a dystopian future."
2.71   Used & New from: 0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (225 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Chasing Amy [DVD] [1997]
17.  Chasing Amy [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Ben Affleck
The list author says:
  "A bittersweet rom-com about jealousy, lies and finding that special someone.  Probably Kevin Smith's best film, in my opinion."
2.72   Used & New from: 0.10
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Best In Show [DVD] [2001]
18.  Best In Show [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Fred Willard
The list author says:
  "A tremendously underrated comedy slightly in the vein of Spinal Tap.  Well worth watching."
14.97   Used & New from: 0.39
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang [DVD] [2005]
19.  Kiss Kiss Bang Bang [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Robert Downey Jr
The list author says:
  "A sharp and witty comedy showing that Downey Jr. and Kilmer can still be great.  Also has a surprisingly interesting plot."
2.71   Used & New from: 0.06
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Devil's Backbone [DVD] [2001]
20.  Devil's Backbone [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Marisa Paredes
The list author says:
  "Perhaps Del Toro's best work.  A chilling mature fantasy about childhood innocence and the darkness of the human spirit."
5.00   Used & New from: 0.93
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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region free? 2 22 Dec 2013
Confirmed Languages & Subtitles and other info 0 14 Nov 2013
Where can I purchase the Japanese "Dark Water" soundtrack? 0 1 Jul 2013
SUBTITLES? 7 7 May 2013
HALLOWEEN 0 15 Oct 2012
Where is the soundtrack? 7 27 Apr 2012
Subtitles 1 11 Apr 2012
Subtitles ... again 1 28 Oct 2011
German language? 2 21 Sep 2011
Is this the FOX dub and if not where can I find it? 2 7 Aug 2011
subtitles 0 5 Jun 2011
Portuguese (not Brazilian Portuguese) subtitles? 1 3 Jun 2011
 
   

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