Some Under Rated Works of Cinema (in no order)

A Listmania! list by Roger Francis Cook (Datchet, Berkshire United Kingdom)
 
Cube [DVD] [1998]
1.  Cube [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Nicole de Boer
The list author says:
  "I don't think people remember how clever this film is, and how nicely made it is on such a small budget."
£8.92   Used & New from: £1.52
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

The Abyss (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1989]
2.  The Abyss (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1989] DVD ~ Ed Harris
The list author says:
  "One ABYSS is worth ten TITANICS, yet the later is the one people talk about the most."
£14.99   Used & New from: £0.21
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Game [DVD] [1997]
3.  The Game [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Michael Douglas
The list author says:
  "Lost between the sucess of SEVEN and the controversy of FIGHT CLUB, this is a intensly gripping thriller."
£3.38   Used & New from: £0.20
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

A Life Less Ordinary [DVD] [1997]
4.  A Life Less Ordinary [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Cameron Diaz
The list author says:
  "Why did people not like this?  The funk of SHALLOW GRAVE with a rom/com soul."
£4.34   Used & New from: £0.09
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Mighty Aphrodite [DVD] [1996]
5.  Mighty Aphrodite [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Woody Allen
The list author says:
  "Equally as funny, crafted and intelligent as MANHATTAN, Allen's best 90's film."
£4.50   Used & New from: £1.56
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Gattaca [DVD] [1998]
6.  Gattaca [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Ethan Hawke
The list author says:
  "Nicely shot, a clever and well paced script with a good cast."
£4.51   Used & New from: £0.20
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Love Liza [DVD] [2003]
7.  Love Liza [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman
The list author says:
  "A uniquelly written script.  If you like P.S Hoffman it's a must."
£20.50   Used & New from: £2.87
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Magnolia (2 Disc Box Set) [1999] [DVD]
8.  Magnolia (2 Disc Box Set) [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "This is one of the greatest films ever made.  An Epic of the everyday that should be on more peoples top 10's."
£7.46   Used & New from: £0.19
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)

Mystery Men [DVD] [1999]
9.  Mystery Men [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Ben Stiller
The list author says:
  "It is so funny, and has so many great people in it."
£6.90   Used & New from: £0.09
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Different For Girls [VHS] [1998]
10.  Different For Girls [VHS] [1998] VHS Steven Mackintosh
The list author says:
  "It didn't even have a cinema release!  Everytime I watch it, it's like I see it for the first time."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Death Machine (1995) [VHS]
11.  Death Machine (1995) [VHS] VHS Brad Dourif
The list author says:
  "Forget it's "dime a dozen" story, and take a look.  It's much better than it sounds."
Used & New from: £3.30
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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The Limey [DVD] [1999]
12.  The Limey [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Terence Stamp
The list author says:
  "Over shadowed by OUT OF SIGHT and ERIN BOROCAVICH, this is a poetic revenge story.  Made like cinematic salad."
£8.62   Used & New from: £0.09
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

You Can Count On Me [DVD] [2001]
13.  You Can Count On Me [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Laura Linney
The list author says:
  "Despite oscar nominations, this film is invisible to most people, but when you see it you don't want to forget it."
£16.98   Used & New from: £4.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

The Insider [DVD] [2000]
14.  The Insider [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Russell Crowe
The list author says:
  "I hope this is remembered in the same way as we remember ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN.  As technically accurate it is, it's like a dream."
£3.30   Used & New from: £0.20
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Solaris [2003] [DVD]
15.  Solaris [2003] [DVD] DVD ~ George Clooney
The list author says:
  "A sci-fi movie that is almost not like a sci-fi movie at all.  A remake that lives up to the original"
£3.54   Used & New from: £0.10
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

Dog Day Afternoon [DVD] [1975]
16.  Dog Day Afternoon [DVD] [1975] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "A big movie star playing a gay bank robber, in a film that is very funny, moving, and well shot.  Yet it's not at the forefront of people's minds."
£3.84   Used & New from: £0.20
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Casino [DVD] [1996]
17.  Casino [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "In my opinion, far more superior to GOODFELLAS, but the later is the one people quote more."
£3.50   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

Fearless [VHS]
18.  Fearless [VHS] VHS Jeff Bridges
The list author says:
  "The fact it isn't on DVD yet show you how people have forgotten about it.  But it is a very engrossing work of film."
£14.00   Used & New from: £4.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Bad Sleep Well [VHS]
19.  The Bad Sleep Well [VHS] VHS Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "Kurosawa's samurai films over shadow his entire modern films.  Both groups of films are equally as crafted and intense."
£9.99   Used & New from: £3.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Big Lebowski [DVD] [1998]
20.  The Big Lebowski [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Jeff Bridges
The list author says:
  "For me, this is what the Coen's are all about: Off the wall and Well Written."
£3.90   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (151 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Narc [DVD] [2003]
21.  Narc [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Movie
The list author says:
  "How can it be slick and gritty at the same time?  People don't think of it as the new FRENCH CONNECTION, but it is."
£2.47   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Bound [DVD] [1997]
22.  Bound [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Jennifer Tilly
The list author says:
  "The Wachowski's have the same level of imagination, cleverness and style on a small budget."
£3.96   Used & New from: £0.61
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Fifth Element Special Edition [1997] [DVD]
23.  The Fifth Element Special Edition [1997] [DVD] DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "It got lost in it's own hype on it's initial release, but once the hype died down no-one realised that it deserved it's hype."
£3.50   Used & New from: £0.09
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Cell [DVD] [2000]
24.  The Cell [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Jennifer Lopez
The list author says:
  "Forget the so-so serial killer plot, and just go on the trip."
£2.88   Used & New from: £0.14
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

PI [DVD] [1999]
25.  PI [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Sean Gullette
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest films ever made.  As underated as I think it is, part of me doesn't want more people to know about it, because if they do it will be like I loose a special treasure."
£14.98   Used & New from: £3.21
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

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