My Best Movies That You Have Never Seen

This is a listing of movies that generally have not been seen by most.
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1.
Dogtooth (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. (94 mins.)
“ This is one strange movie. The premise is very unique and quite disturbing. Don't let your kids watch this, and you may need to even look away a time or two. ” - batchnyy
 
2.
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son. (95 mins.)
Director: Kurt Kuenne
“ A documentary that you don't want to miss. Probably the best documentary I've ever seen. Job well done to this films creator. ” - batchnyy
 
3.
The Damned United (2009)
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The story of the controversial Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Soccer movies aren't quite the hip thing these days but they should be. This movie shows you why. ” - batchnyy
 
4.
Hunger (2008)
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Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike. (96 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
“ Steve McQueen's directorial debut features the most talented young actor on the screen today. Michael Fassbender dominates in this masterpiece. ” - batchnyy
 
5.
The Wizard (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship. (96 mins.)
Director: Todd Holland
“ The greatest video game movie of all time. A true classic for any gamer or Fred Savage admirer. ” - batchnyy
 
6.
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents... (108 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ It makes sense that this came out the year I was born. A fun, light hearted tale of the adventuresome teenage years. ” - batchnyy
 
7.
Fish Tank (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend. (123 mins.)
Director: Andrea Arnold
“ A strange movie about a poor girl. Michael Fassbender stars once again as we take a look inside the life of a hopeless young dancer. ” - batchnyy
 
8.
High Noon (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him. (85 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
“ The only reason you haven't seen this is because it is old. Great Western that deserves a spot on your movie watching schedule. ” - batchnyy
 
9.
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In post-war Italy, a working-class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it. (89 mins.)
“ An excellent look at the relationship between a father and son struggling to survive in the lower class of Rome. ” - batchnyy
 
10.
The Money Pit (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house. (91 mins.)
“ Early Tom Hanks= Good Tom Hanks. A real knee slapper right here and a great watch for the entire family. ” - batchnyy
 
11.
Mary and Max (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. (92 mins.)
Director: Adam Elliot
“ This creative tale of two complete opposite characters tugs at your inner soul. ” - batchnyy
 
12.
Dial M for Murder (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. (105 mins.)
“ One of Hitchcock's finest. It is a shame more have not seen this absolute masterpiece. If you like Rear Window, you are sure to love this. ” - batchnyy
 
13.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ This movie will absolutely make you appreciate any fortune which you may have. And if you don't have any well it certainly can't be this bad. ” - batchnyy
 
14.
Flame and Citron (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A drama centered on two fighters in the Holger Danske World War II resistance group. (130 mins.)
“ A bit of a different look at WWII. Good acting throughout. ” - batchnyy
 
15.
I Saw the Devil (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. (141 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ This foreign thriller was one of the best of 2010. An incredible quest for revenge brutally unfolds in front of you eyes. ” - batchnyy
 
16.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise. (116 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Great performances throughout are capped of by a stunning ending that will leave you saying "oh my". ” - batchnyy
 
17.
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Brooklyn, 1975: two brothers looking for a way out of their working-class neighborhood make a pact to rob a local theater on the night of a Rolling Stones concert. (109 mins.)
Director: John Gray
“ Seen all the great mainstream movies of 2010? Check out this lower budget film about a family torn apart by the disastrous effect alcohol can have on the human psyche. ” - batchnyy
 
18.
The Wave (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own. (107 mins.)
Director: Dennis Gansel
“ This is an incredible study. ” - batchnyy
 
19.
The War Zone (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret. (98 mins.)
Director: Tim Roth
“ This movie is downright disturbing. Not sure why I am putting it on this list. ” - batchnyy
 
20.
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions. (104 mins.)
Director: Kelly Reichardt
“ The Old West is in full view during this Oregon Trail expedition. If you ever caulked the wagon and floated it across while playing the classic 1990s video game, you will truly enjoy this. ” - batchnyy
 
21.
All Good Things (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Jarecki
“ One of Ryan Gosling's unknown films. This is a little known gem that takes you on some surprising turns. ” - batchnyy
 
22.
Tiny Furniture (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life. (98 mins.)
Director: Lena Dunham
“ The movie before the T.V. series "Girls". Good film for ladies. ” - batchnyy
 
23.
Bullhead (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Jacky, a young cattle farmer who is constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader. (129 mins.)
“ Possibly 2011's most underrated film. ” - batchnyy
 
24.
Brick (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. (110 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
“ JGL in an early role that is one of his best. This film has a grit to it that you just don't see in mainstream flicks. ” - batchnyy
 
25.
Klown (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip. (93 mins.)
“ Not a movie to be watched with you kids. This perverted comedy features plenty of laughs and wraps up in a way that few movies can. ” - batchnyy
 
26.
Smoke (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A Brooklyn smoke shop is the center of neighborhood activity, and the stories of its customers. (112 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
“ This fun drama features scenes in a New York City that we rarely see. These are normal NYC inhabitants living a drama filled life. ” - batchnyy
 
27.
Columbus Circle (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation. (82 mins.)
Director: George Gallo
“ This fun thriller may be cheesy and unrefined yet it kept me thoroughly entertained. It is a unique story that provides good suspense throughout. ” - batchnyy
 
28.
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days. (90 mins.)
Director: Lynn Shelton
“ Three people get away from the city for a few days and weird stuff happens. ” - batchnyy
 
29.
Revanche (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable. (121 mins.)
Director: Götz Spielmann
“ One of the Criterion collections more recent films. This film is like many foreign films that focus on interpersonal relationships and the impact they have on each individuals life. ” - batchnyy
 
30.
Heaven Knows What (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Harley loves Ilya. He gives her life purpose and sets her passion ablaze. So, when he asks her to prove her love by slitting her wrists, she obliges with only mild hesitation, perhaps because of her other all-consuming love: heroin. (97 mins.)
“ Great look into the life of a homeless junkie. ” - batchnyy
 
31.
Love Is Strange (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved. (94 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
“ Fascinating love story ” - batchnyy
 
32.
Shotgun Stories (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father... (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
“ Jeff Nichols first film and early Michael Shannon ” - batchnyy
 
33.
There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The accident made national headlines: a suburban mother drove the wrong way on the Taconic Parkway in upstate New York and crashed head-on into an SUV... (101 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
“ Wonderful documentary about lady who killed a bunch of people in wreck. ” - batchnyy
 
34.
Owning Mahowny (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history. (104 mins.)
“ Classic PSH and a great gambling addiction movie. ” - batchnyy