Obscure Movies I've Seen

Movies that never hit the box office, low budget films, made-for-tv movies, movies that never showed on the silver screen
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1.
Xiao lao hu (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Ho Mei Fong is a young woman in trouble, running from a gang of criminals with something of importance hidden in her purse... (102 mins.)
Director: Ma Wu
 
2.
A Winner Never Quits (1986 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Fact-based story of a young boy who lost his right arm in a childhood accident, but went on to fulfill his dreams of playing major-league baseball... (105 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
 
3.
Friendly Persuasion (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War. (137 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
4.
Drunken Master (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An undisciplined boy must learn Drunken Fist Kung Fu in order to stop an assassin. (111 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
5.
Harry's War (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After his aunt dies of a heart attack while fighting the IRS, Harry Johnson decides to take up the cause. (98 mins.)
Director: Kieth Merrill
 
6.
A Dog's Breakfast (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A dysfunctional man living a secluded life believes that he has accidentally killed his sister's TV star fiancé. (88 mins.)
Director: David Hewlett
 
7.
Mom, Dad and Her (2008 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A troubled teen goes to live with her dad in a small town to reflect on her questionable choices, bit she clashes with her dather's new wife, who is pregnant. (90 mins.)
Director: Anne Wheeler
 
8.
The Widow's Might (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
From the creators of Bubble Trouble and Heartstrings comes an all new feature-length comedy adventure... (101 mins.)
 
9.
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant... (135 mins.)
Director: Hugh Hudson
 
10.
The Net (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger. (114 mins.)
Director: Irwin Winkler
 
11.
The Black Stallion (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who... (118 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
12.
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A teenager loses his horse in Morocco and gets him back after various daredevil adventures. (103 mins.)
Director: Robert Dalva
 
13.
The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A family flees the city for the wilderness. They learn to live with nature and more importantly, that when one has family, one has everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Stewart Raffill
 
14.
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves... (105 mins.)
Director: Frank Zuniga
 
15.
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The family who went "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies is threatened by possible federal opposition to their mining claims on the land they moved to. (100 mins.)
Director: John Cotter
 
16.
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, a legendary country singer that came from poverty to worldwide fame. She rose from humble beginnings in Kentucky to superstardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever. (124 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
17.
Merlin (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot. (182 mins.)
 
18.
Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again (1990 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The classic comic book characters created by John L. Goldwater are brought to tv in a slightly older version... (100 mins.)
Director: Dick Lowry
 
19.
International Velvet (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Velvet's orphaned niece, Sarah, follows her dream of Olympic glory with her horse Arizona Pie. (127 mins.)
Director: Bryan Forbes
 
20.
Race the Sun (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia. (100 mins.)
 
21.
Bait Shop (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
The owner of a small town bait shop signs up for a fishing tournament in hopes of using the prize money to save his shop from foreclosure. (85 mins.)
Director: C.B. Harding
 
22.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust. (102 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
23.
Space Raiders (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped... (84 mins.)
Director: Howard R. Cohen
 
24.
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1880s Australia when young Jim Craig's father dies Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch and he is forced to become a man. (102 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
25.
Return to Snowy River (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them - his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn't want Jim back into her life. (110 mins.)
Director: Geoff Burrowes
 
26.
3 Ninjas (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka... (84 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
 
27.
3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble... (93 mins.)
 
28.
3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
In this movie Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Joe... (85 mins.)
Director: Simon S. Sheen
 
29.
Short Circuit (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes. (98 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
30.
Short Circuit 2 (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes. (110 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Johnson
 
31.
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary... (158 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson