some of the most underrated films on IMDB

Just can't fathom why these movies don't have a higher rating on IMDB... maybe there are only a few people who really like these .. not an exhaustive list.. will keep updating as and when i realize that i've left out a few..
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1.
The Odd Couple (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. (105 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ one of my favourite films... the absolute masterclass when it comes to comedy.... 10/10 for me!!! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
2.
Quiz Show (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young lawyer, Richard Goodwin, investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charles Van Doren, a big time show winner, is under Goodwin's investigation. (133 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
“ has a higher metacritic rating than on imdb!! surprising! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
3.
The Social Network (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. (120 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ should be higher up simply because of the dialogues... aaron sorkin surpasses himself... ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
4.
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
“ a heart warming film from peter weir... the starring role beautifully underplayed by robin williams ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
5.
A Perfect World (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal. (138 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ kevin costner is brilliant in the role of butch haynes... fantastic film! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
6.
The Terminal (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An eastern immigrant finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there. (128 mins.)
“ what can i say... tom hanks learns english all over again with a heavy european accent.. with spielberg directing... simply wonderful! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
7.
The Color of Money (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback. (119 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ surely not one of martin scorsese's critically acclaimed films.. but not for me! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
8.
Turner & Hooch (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer. (97 mins.)
“ maybe not as good as some of the others on this list... but i liked it just as well! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
9.
The Untouchables (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (119 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ what a film! brian de palma, kevin costner, robert de niro... and sean connery is brilliant as malone! 10/10 !! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
10.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. (141 mins.)
“ surely should have a rating above 8.... never a boring moment throughout. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
11.
Road to Perdition (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living. (117 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ splendid direction... wonderful cinematography... and excellent music... 10/10!! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
12.
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11. (125 mins.)
“ a really good effort... maybe not as good as eleven.. but surely at least a rating of 7.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
13.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away? (104 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
“ classic movie... walter matthau is not usually associated with serious roles... but pulls this one off superbly.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
14.
Dances with Wolves (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military. (181 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
“ kevin costner does wonderfully, considering this is his first feature film as director. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
15.
The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s (121 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
“ nice adaptation of the troubles faced in uganda in the 70s.. and forest whitaker!!! oh my god! i cannot imagine anyone else as idi amin.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
16.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first. (110 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ superb comedy about a pair of cons who try to outwit a woman... steve martin is immensely likeable.. while michael caine is slick and suave.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
17.
A Few Good Men (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders. (138 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ the sheer strength of the dialogues make it a classic that can be watched over and over again... i think its "entitled" to a better rating ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
18.
The Illusionist (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. (110 mins.)
Director: Neil Burger
“ maybe not many people will agree with me about this one... but i really enjoyed this one... in fact i'd put it on par with "the prestige".. a bold effort from both neil burger and edward norton... not to mention paul giamatti.. who fitted his role perfectly ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
19.
Following (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing. (69 mins.)
“ christopher nolan's less talked about work...a brilliant movie, considering that it was made when he was a student.. with almost all the cast and crew working part time... with his trademark non linear style of storytelling ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
20.
Remember the Titans (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. (113 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
“ easily one of the best sport films i've watched... denzel washington in a power packed performance, with able support from will patton.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
21.
1408 (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror. (104 mins.)
“ this really gripped me from start to finish.. a superb adaptation of stephen king's short story of the same name.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
22.
Michael Clayton (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit. (119 mins.)
Director: Tony Gilroy
“ i liked this one... george clooney stars in a really deserving oscar nominated performance.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
23.
Field of Dreams (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago White Sox come. (107 mins.)
“ a feel good film about a farmer who sets out to build a baseball field in his backyard... can watch this one over and over again..kevin costner is wonderful as ray kinsella, while james earl jones as terrence mann and ray liotta as shoeless joe just add to the charm.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
24.
Body of Lies (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence. (128 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ really appreciated di caprio's performance in this film.. and with ridley scott directing... it was always going to be a good movie.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
25.
Face/Off (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same criminal impersonates the cop. (138 mins.)
Director: John Woo
“ the story may be incredulous and commercial... but this one is such a riveting thriller... the scene where travolta says "its like looking into a mirror, isnt it?" never fails to run a chill down my spine.. mindblowing! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
26.
Home Alone (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ simply because it can be watched again and again... no other reason needs to be specified i think ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
27.
Analyze This (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A comedy about a psychiatrist whose number one-patient is an insecure mob boss. (103 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ superb comedy.... de niro is brilliant as paul vitti... while billy crystal supports him well as his psychiatrist... really nice! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
28.
The Fortune Cookie (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A crooked lawyer persuades his brother-in-law to feign a serious injury. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ walter matthau, jack lemmon, billy wilder... need i say more? ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
29.
Liar Liar (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A fast track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after the lawyer turns his son down for the last time. (86 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
“ just one reason.... jim carrey!!! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
30.
Madagascar (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Spoiled by their upbringing with no idea what wild life is really like, four animals from New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar, among a bunch of merry lemurs (86 mins.)
“ one animation film which i'll never get bored of watching... sacha baron cohen is amazing as julien! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
31.
The Mask (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic superhero when he wears a mysterious mask. (101 mins.)
Director: Charles Russell
“ i don't think there's anybody who could have pulled off the role of stanley ipkiss as jim carrey has..... that's it. his performance alone should suffice. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
32.
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor. (117 mins.)
“ such a heartwarming tale about the relationship between a father and his son... 10/10!! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
33.
The American President (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway. (114 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ again... it's aaron sorkin's dialogues that stand out in this masterclass of a film... michael douglas is so convincing as President andrew shepherd... so hard to not like this one! ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
34.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind. (120 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ the perfect sequel to home alone.. with the same traits as the first film... probably even better.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
35.
The Ladykillers (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady. (104 mins.)
“ Enjoyed this film for Tom Hanks' performance... not as bad as most people believe it to be.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
36.
Hollywood Ending (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A director is forced to work with his ex-wife, who left him for the boss of the studio bankrolling his new film. But the night before the first day of shooting, he develops a case of psychosomatic blindness. (112 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ a brilliant performance by woody allen... pity it wasn't appreciated that well.. ” - pinturicchio_juve
 
37.
Scoop (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls. (96 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ another woody allen film which isn't as popular as his classics... still highly entertaining and enjoyable.. ” - pinturicchio_juve