Overlooked Movies list!

Movies that you might have passed up that are fantastically made for their time.
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1.
Krull (1983)
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A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet. (116 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
“ A really fantastic movie, you really have to watch it! Everything fantasy from flying horses to Cyclopes's, wizards to prince and princesses. Fantastic cast with up in comers we all know today ” - Phantasy_star_4
 
2.
The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents. (96 mins.)
Director: John Korty
 
3.
The Eagle Fist (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Captain Lau Si Chung (Chi Kuan Chun), realizes his kung fu isn't that good when he gets beaten by a weird old man (Cheng Kei Ying)... (95 mins.)
Director: Kei Ying Cheung
 
4.
Lost in Translation (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo. (101 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
 
5.
Double Dragon (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
Two brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader has the other half, and determines to get the brothers' half and have a complete medallion so he can gain absolute power. (96 mins.)
Director: James Nickson
 
6.
Street Fighter (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts. (102 mins.)
“ Now i know when people see this movie they think oh well everywhere on the net people say how bad this is, ill pass and then tell everyone else it stinks too! Yeah dont be on that bandwagon. Just because people re-hash the same info doesnt mean its a bad movie (bad info mainly from younger viewers). This was the FIRST videogame Movie, everything paid for by Capcom, Their own Director and script. Can you honestly tell me if you were an actor and someone handed you a videogame movie script youd know what to do when they NEVER have been done before?? No. I didnt think so. Its actually really well made for what it brought to the table, considering great actors, performing in game moves, people that looked like the characters (could have done better on chun-li Ken ,ryu though just saying). A story that didnt stray from the Street fighter realm. All in all I give it an A for effort, the more you watch it the more you end up liking it as well. ” - Phantasy_star_4
 
7.
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
An barbarian warrior becomes a king when he defeats a king in armed combat and the king's heir conspire to overthrow him and reclaim the throne by resurrecting an evil sorceress. (95 mins.)
Director: John Nicolella
“ Kevin Sorbo playing Hercules? nope a Barbarian, Not sure if it was trying to be the New Conan of its time but its a good movie non the less with Tia Carrere in it. Dont expect a Blockbuster feature though. Think of it as another Hercules made for tv movie but Barbarian style. ” - Phantasy_star_4
 
8.
Lost & Found (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
In order to impress his beautiful French neighbor, Dylan Ramsey dognaps her pet pooch so he can return him and become a hero. Unfortunately, things do not work out as planned. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeff Pollack
“ Sophie Marceau and David Spade. Strange combination about a guy that kidnaps a girl he likes dog and tries to get with her. A funny comedy that i never hear much mention of. ” - Phantasy_star_4
 
9.
Instinct (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him. (126 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
 
10.
Mimic (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Three years ago, entomologist Dr. Susan Tyler genetically created an insect to kill cockroaches carrying a virulent disease. Now, the insects are out to destroy their only predator, mankind. (105 mins.)
 
11.
Wimbledon (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon. (98 mins.)
 
12.
Suicide Kings (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A group of youngsters kidnap a respected Mafia figure. (106 mins.)
Director: Peter O'Fallon
 
13.
Rollerball (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
The big thing in 2005 is a violent sport which can have some pretty serious consequences... like dying. (98 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
14.
Cabin Boy (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck. (80 mins.)
Director: Adam Resnick
“ This movie is so stupid its hilarious, not sure ive seen a more random movie. C'mon a talking Cupcake that spits Tobacco. its hilarity genius in a silly sense! ” - Phantasy_star_4
 
15.
House of Sand and Fog (2003)
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An abandoned wife is evicted from her house and starts a tragic conflict with her home's new owners. (126 mins.)
Director: Vadim Perelman
 
16.
Hamlet (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge. (135 mins.)
 
17.
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Residents of a friendly Pennsylvania town foil three brothers' plan to rob a bank on Christmas Eve. (111 mins.)
Director: George Gallo
 
18.
The Haunting (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past. (113 mins.)
Director: Jan de Bont
 
19.
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When an army of Graboids - giant, carnivorous underground worms - threaten the Petromaya oil refinery in Mexico... (100 mins.)
Director: S.S. Wilson
 
20.
Wagons East (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Markle
 
21.
Doc Hollywood (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital. (104 mins.)
 
22.
Joan of Arc (1999 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Joan of Arc is born in 1412 in the village of Domrmy in the war zone of Northern France. During her youth she often witnesses the horrors of war... (180 mins.)
“ This movie came out the same year as the Milla J. Movie. In comparison this movie with LeeLee sorbieski is Alot better and well made. Id take it over the Theater version any day. In fact this one should have been in Theaters definitely watch this one, you wont be disappointing. ” - Phantasy_star_4
 
23.
Cop Land (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community populated by New York City policemen slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption. (104 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
24.
Last Action Hero (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character. (130 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ Not sure what people were expecting when this came out. It was more for kids and adults. Im thinking people thought another Arnold movie where he shot up everything. Nope just a guy trying to figure out his own reality. ” - Phantasy_star_4
 
25.
Puppetmaster (1989 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Psychics find themselves plotted against by a former colleague, who committed suicide after discovering animated, murderous puppets. (90 mins.)
 
26.
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned. (143 mins.)
Director: Fred Niblo
 
27.
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Mark runs a pirate radio station and causes an uproar when he speaks his mind and enthralls fellow teens. (102 mins.)
Director: Allan Moyle
 
28.
The Incident (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Late one night, two young toughs hold hostage the passengers in one car of a New York subway train. (107 mins.)
Director: Larry Peerce