"No, Mr. McMurphy. When the meeting was adjourned, the vote was 9 to 9."

I've just seen Larry Crowne (2011) which I loved and is on my list of summer movies I can't wait to see. I was surprised to discover it currently has an IMDb rating of 5.7/10 and a MetaScore of 37/100. Ouch. I can't understand what's going on here ... is Nurse Ratched in charge of the voting or what?

This, therefore, is a list of movies which I think are great but have a disproportionately low IMDb rating, all IMHO of course. See your own list here using Advanced Title Search to show titles with 6/10 or less on IMDb sorted by your highest votes.

The list below is in reverse chronological order and I gave every one of these either 9/10 or 10/10. IMDb rating at the time of list creation recorded in case any of these are re-evaluated over time. They ought to be.

"No, Mr. McMurphy. When the meeting was adjourned, the vote was 9 to 9."
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1.
Albatross (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences. (90 mins.)
“ IMDb = 5.4/10 (and this movie nearly made my top 10 of 2011) ” - Col Needham
 
2.
Larry Crowne (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Hanks
“ IMDb = 5.7/10 ” - Col Needham
 
3.
Twelve (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime. (93 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ IMDb = 5.5/10 ” - Col Needham
 
4.
4.3.2.1. (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
4 girls out on a 3 days trip in to 2 cities, if they survive. While Jo is working in a supermarket, her 3 friends are all out on their adventures. A chance encounter with diamond thieves sends them on a collision course with fate itself. (117 mins.)
“ IMDb = 5.8/10 (this movie did make my top 10 of 2010) ” - Col Needham
 
5.
27 Dresses (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with. (111 mins.)
Director: Anne Fletcher
“ IMDb = 6.0/10 ” - Col Needham
 
6.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth. (104 mins.)
“ IMDb = 5.5/10 ” - Col Needham
 
7.
Lady in the Water (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world. (110 mins.)
“ IMDb = 5.7/10 ” - Col Needham
 
8.
The Black Dahlia (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation. (121 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ IMDb = 5.6/10 ” - Col Needham
 
9.
Miami Vice (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined. (134 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ IMDb = 6.0/10 ” - Col Needham
 
10.
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Will Graham is a gangster who has left the life of crime and is living in the countryside. He comes... (103 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
“ IMDb = 5.9/10 ” - Col Needham
 
11.
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him. (102 mins.)
Director: Kelly Makin
“ IMDb = 5.8/10 ” - Col Needham
 
12.
Message in a Bottle (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A woman discovers a tragic love letter in a bottle on a beach, and is determined to track down its author. (126 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
“ IMDb = 5.7/10 ” - Col Needham
 
13.
Random Hearts (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A police sergeant and a congresswoman both lose their spouses in a plane crash, and they soon discover that their spouses were having an affair with each other. (133 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ IMDb = 4.9/10 ” - Col Needham
 
14.
Jawbreaker (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Three of the most popular girls at Reagan High accidentally kill the prom queen with a jawbreaker when a kidnapping goes horribly wrong. (87 mins.)
Director: Darren Stein
“ IMDb = 4.8/10 ” - Col Needham
 
15.
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two dim-witted, inseparable friends hit the road for their ten-year high school reunion and concoct an elaborate lie about their lives in order to impress their classmates. (92 mins.)
Director: David Mirkin
“ IMDb = 5.9/10 ” - Col Needham
 
16.
Mulholland Falls (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 1950's Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman. (107 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ IMDb = 6.0/10 ” - Col Needham
 
17.
Waterworld (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land. (135 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
“ IMDb = 5.8/10 ” - Col Needham
 
18.
Final Analysis (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A psychiatrist becomes romantically involved with the sister of one of his patients, but the influence of her controlling gangster husband threatens to destroy them both. (124 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
“ IMDb = 5.6/10 ” - Col Needham
 
19.
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship... (105 mins.)
Director: Norman René
“ IMDb = 5.4/10 ” - Col Needham
 
20.
Love at Large (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up. (97 mins.)
Director: Alan Rudolph
“ IMDb = 5.9/10 ” - Col Needham
 
21.
Relentless (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory. (92 mins.)
Director: William Lustig
“ IMDb = 5.6/10 ” - Col Needham
 
22.
Fool for Love (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ IMDb = 5.7/10 ” - Col Needham