20 UNDERrated Movies That Deserved A Better Rep

A short (and diverse) list of movies that, in my opinion, deserved a little more credit than they got. This list is in no certain order.
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1.
Gothika (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A repressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked, with no memory of why she is there or what she has done. (98 mins.)
“ Fun with a decent twist to the end. ” - UkeItOut
 
2.
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
An amusement park mogul offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past. (93 mins.)
Director: William Malone
“ Sort of a guilty pleasure. Who doesn't love a big, scary house? ” - UkeItOut
 
3.
The Strangers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants. (86 mins.)
Director: Bryan Bertino
“ I'm a hardened horror fan, and this one gave even me the creeps. ” - UkeItOut
 
4.
Silent Hill (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. (125 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ I can safely say this was pretty disturbing and creepy, though the end was not much to write home about. ” - UkeItOut
 
5.
Vacancy (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and finds hidden video cameras in their room. They soon realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film. (85 mins.)
Director: Nimród Antal
“ This movie was a lot of fun, and anyone who has ever traveled and stayed somewhere a little sketchy or run down has to admit that the concept of this film is always somewhere in the back of your mind. ” - UkeItOut
 
6.
Wild Wild West (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth-century inventor-villain. (106 mins.)
“ Just good. That's all. ” - UkeItOut
 
7.
Uncle Buck (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister. (100 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
“ John Candy is fantastic in this. I laughed so hard at a few parts, I may have peed a little. ;) ” - UkeItOut
 
8.
The Great Outdoors (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Chicago man's hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in. (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
“ Another guilty pleasure. ” - UkeItOut
 
9.
Connie and Carla (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A mob mix-up in Chicago sends two chanteuses screaming for L.A., where they score a perfect gig: posing as drag queens on the dinner theater/cabaret circuit. Things get extra-weird when a guy falls for one of the girls. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Lembeck
“ Nia Vardalos is one of a kind. And on that note... ” - UkeItOut
 
10.
My Life in Ruins (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A travel guide rediscovers her romantic side on a trip around Greece. (95 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
“ This movie was also a great example of her talent. She's just got those facial expressions that make you chuckle. ” - UkeItOut
 
11.
King of California (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia. (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Cahill
“ I loved this. It was funny and sad and different... it just tickled my fancy. ” - UkeItOut
 
12.
Mad Money (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed. (104 mins.)
Director: Callie Khouri
“ I thought the 3 leading ladies were a very interesting combination. Made for some good laughs. ” - UkeItOut
 
13.
Miss Congeniality (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An FBI agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event. (109 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
“ Sandra Bullock is a comedy pro. The sequel deserves some credit too. ” - UkeItOut
 
14.
Matilda (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable. (98 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ Miss Trunchbull was the perfect villain and Miss Honey was the perfect way to balance her out. And Danny DeVito.. just awesome. ” - UkeItOut
 
15.
Saved! (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When a girl attending a Christian high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized, as all of her former friends turn on her. (92 mins.)
Director: Brian Dannelly
“ Everything about this movie was good for a laugh. Special credit to Eva Amurri, who played Cassandra. Every line she had was delivered with just the right amount of I-Don't-Care. ” - UkeItOut
 
16.
Untraceable (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal. (101 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
“ A fairly good thriller. Diane Lane does a good job. ” - UkeItOut
 
17.
Rat Race (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money. (112 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zucker
“ Just a good cast with good comedic timing. The scene with the helicopter and the ex is awesome. ” - UkeItOut
 
18.
Sister Act (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in. (100 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
“ Whoopi Goldberg as a nun. The film almost doesn't even need a script. It would probably still be funny. ” - UkeItOut
 
19.
Women in Trouble (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble. (92 mins.)
“ Not even sure why this was good, I just know it was. ” - UkeItOut
 
20.
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends. (116 mins.)
Director: Callie Khouri
“ The story was good, and the older ladies made a great team. You really buy that they could be old friends. ” - UkeItOut