The Most Underrated Movies

these are what I think are the most Underrated movies that i have seen
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1.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher. (122 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Seriously, this should AT LEAST be on the top 250, instead of stupid movies like Monsters Inc and Toy Story. But Like REALLY? Toy Story better than this? The people who rate these movies must be like 2...

i would rate this 8.0 to 8.6 ” - om150
 
2.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one. (127 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ Just because i like Al Pacino and Johnny Depp, i guess they should rate this higher, because once again, who would rate monsters inc better than this? I would rate it 8.0 or 8.1 ” - om150
 
3.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The story of Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him. (141 mins.)
“ 7.8? really? I thought this should be at least 8.0-8.2... ” - om150
 
4.
Blow (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel, headed by Pablo Escobar established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States. (124 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
“ I love Johnny Depp and the story line was really interesting. I would rate it 7.9 ” - om150
 
5.
American Gangster (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East. (157 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ 2 of my favourite actors, in one of the greatest movies ever, and only 7.9! This should be be at least 8.4 ” - om150
 
6.
Titanic (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ 8.0-8.3. It wasn't THAT bad...besides, it's DiCaprio we're talking about ” - om150
 
7.
Gangs of New York (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer. (167 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ How many GOOD DiCaprio movies are not on the top 250? 3 already (titanic, gangs of new york, and shutter island) GTFO of here all you 2 year olds that are watching this ” - om150
 
8.
Insomnia (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen. (118 mins.)
“ Dude...this is not cool. It's Christopher Nolan we are talkin bout! This movie should at least be 7.8 ” - om150
 
9.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life. (118 mins.)
“ Two of my most favourite actors in the world, doing their best performances, in an awesome movie, with awesome storyline in only their young ages, and still only 7.8? It should at least be 8.1 ” - om150
 
10.
Dead Poets Society (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings. (128 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ Greatest casting in the world next to 3:10 to Yuma. I think this movie is WAY too underrated and should at least be 8.5 ” - om150
 
11.
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. (125 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ at least 7.0, it's got a good story and it's Robin Williams. Can't go wrong with William :) ” - om150
 
12.
Saw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ My 3rd favourite horror movie of all time. (BTW my 1st is The Shining, then Psycho) It had a really awesome twist and the overall storyline was great. But what drug was this director taking? this should be rated 8.0- 8.1 ” - om150
 
13.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ My favourite movie of all time and only 8.0 and not on the top 250 list? it should be at least 8.5...i don't know if any of you might agree ” - om150
 
14.
The Orphanage (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ 7.8 - 8.0. It had a pretty good twist and was a very intense movie. Hoola Carka (for those of you who don't know, Hoola Carka is a made up word that i say came from Spain) ” - om150
 
15.
Shutter Island (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane. (138 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ this is my favourite DiCaprio movie, so i guess it should be at 8.3-8.5 ” - om150
 
16.
Hereafter (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A drama centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways. (129 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ I thought the movie was pretty good. It made me cry and had one of the most interesting storylines ever made. PLUS it's Matt Damon...but yet only 6.8? It should be 7.6-8.1 ” - om150
 
17.
I Am Legend (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure. (101 mins.)
“ It should be at least 7.4 - 7.6 ” - om150
 
18.
Independence Day (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. (145 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ I thought it was pretty interesting...but you know it should be 7.0-7.8 ” - om150
 
19.
TRON: Legacy (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world. (125 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
“ It should be at least 8.0 and on the top 250. It is a way better disney movie then Toy Story 3! And it's actually worth watching ” - om150
 
20.
Mr. Murder (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A group of scientists are trying to produce the perfect soldier by cloning. The day the clone is born... (132 mins.)
Director: Dick Lowry
“ When my cousin gave me the dvd for this, it came with 2 parts, part 1 and part 2. By accident, i watched part 2 first. I would say part 2 alone, should be 7.6. But after i realized what i missed and watched Part 1 after, i would agree with the rating it is now. PART 2 ROCKED! PART 1 MADE IT S**T! ” - om150
 
21.
Dirty Harry (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath. (102 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
“ Clint Eastwood is one of the best actors ever, and i liked this movie lots, so i would say this should be 7.9-8.0 ” - om150
 
22.
Shutter (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past. (97 mins.)
“ I thought it was pretty interesting to find monsters from pictures, i think it should be 7.7 ” - om150
 
23.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ 8.0...that's all i can say ” - om150
 
24.
Primal Fear (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep. (129 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
“ It should be in the top 250, besides, it's got young Edward Norton in it :) 8.1-8.3 ” - om150
 
25.
Arlington Road (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man begins to suspect his neighbors are not what they appear to be and their secrets could be deadly. (117 mins.)
Director: Mark Pellington
“ Every singly Tim Robbins movie i have seen was a good movie, and i am surprised that this one was only 7.2. It should be 8.1-8.4 ” - om150
 
26.
Funny Games (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Should be 8.0 at most, i thought it was pretty good. Reminds me of SAW ” - om150