The Definitive - Top Ten List of Movies You Aint Seen (or have forgotten about)

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1.
Coupe de Ville (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They... (99 mins.)
Director: Joe Roth
“ You haven't seen this but when you do, it will be one of your favourite films of all time. ” - sandy1873
 
2.
Running Scared (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer who nearly killed them in the past. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ Similar to but much better than Lethal Weapon and 48hrs. ” - sandy1873
 
3.
Of Mice and Men (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams. (115 mins.)
Director: Gary Sinise
“ Excellent cast, classic story wonderfully told and perfectly acted. ” - sandy1873
 
4.
Small Time Crooks (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success. (94 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Woody lost his way a bit recently but this, along with The Curse of the Jade Scorpion are up there with his finest work. ” - sandy1873
 
5.
House (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
“ Funny and just a wee bit scary, the perfect night in! ” - sandy1873
 
6.
Cop Land (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community populated by New York City police officers slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption. (105 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Everyone has heard of this film, but have you watched it? It's brilliant!!! Stallone's greatest ever performance. The best performance in a film that includes De Nero, Liotta and Keitel. ” - sandy1873
 
7.
Run (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When a law student accidentally kills the son of a mob boss in a fight, he finds himself relentlessly pursued by the mob and the police. (91 mins.)
Director: Geoff Burrowes
“ Great for a night in. ” - sandy1873
 
8.
Raining Stones (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor... (90 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
“ Funny as hell and gritty as hell but well worth it. ” - sandy1873
 
9.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead. (104 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Woody on top form. ” - sandy1873
 
10.
Silver Bullet (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives the paralytic Marty Coslaw, his uncle, and his sister, the story's narrator. (95 mins.)
Director: Daniel Attias
“ Best take on the werewolf genre. ” - sandy1873
 
11.
Three O'Clock High (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A nerd gets himself in hot water with the new bully, a quiet bad boy who challenges him to fight on the grounds of their high school after the day's end. (97 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
“ Great set-up, well acted and directed (Speilberg produced). ” - sandy1873
 
12.
Tremors (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one. (96 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
“ Classic B-Movie feel and funny throughout. (forget the follow-ups) ” - sandy1873