Best Movies Nobody's Heard Ofby SweetWilliam63 | created - 5 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
You think you've seen them all, right? The best of the best? Surprise! Bet you've missed a few of these hidden gems.
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1. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
A year after making 'Citizen Kane', Welles followed up with another classic.
2. 99 Homes (2014)
R | 112 min | Drama
A recently unemployed single father struggles to get back his foreclosed home by working for the real estate broker who is the source of his frustration.
Votes: 27,153 | Gross: $1.41M
Dumb title. Great movie!
3. Short Term 12 (2013)
R | 96 min | Drama
A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
Votes: 74,502 | Gross: $1.01M
Before her Oscar winning performance in 'Room', she did an Oscar worthy performance in this film.
4. Faults (2014)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A man who debunks mind control techniques as a profession must help a couple whose daughter has recently joined a cult.
Leland Orser and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are amazing!
5. Buried (2010)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Votes: 141,090 | Gross: $1.03M
More like buried treasure!
6. Hard Candy (2005)
R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller
A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a pedophile.
Votes: 147,979 | Gross: $1.01M
A few years before 'Juno'. Ellen Page starred in this thriller.
7. Mississippi Grind (2015)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with younger charismatic poker player, Curtis, in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what's been lost.
Votes: 17,717 | Gross: $0.13M
Whaaat? That's two Ryan Reynolds movies on this list!
8. The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams... See full summary »
Votes: 1,720 | Gross: $13.98M
You'll remember this film "long after Saturday's gone".
9. Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Jewish man and a Jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other, find that their worlds are very different. She is the archtypical Jewish American Princess, very emotionally involved... See full summary »
Votes: 1,588 | Gross: $22.94M
Released a year after 'The Graduate' and based on Philip Roth's controversial novella.
10. In Bruges (2008)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.
Votes: 367,313 | Gross: $7.76M
You'll want to go there.
11. Prancer (1989)
G | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa's, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding.
Votes: 4,083 | Gross: $18.59M
You will believe a man can cry. Spoiler Alert: It will be you.
12. 36 Hours (1964)
Approved | 115 min | Thriller, War
Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.
What if the Germans had an "IMF team" during WW2?
13. Shopgirl (2005)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance
A film adaptation of Steve Martin's novel about a complex love triangle between a bored salesgirl, a wealthy businessman and an aimless young man.
Votes: 22,768 | Gross: $10.28M
'Mirabelle Buttersfield' comes to life in this movie based on Steve Martin's popular novella.
15. The Killers (1946)
Passed | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.
Burt Lancaster's debut
18. Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Martin McGartland joins the I.R.A. and feeds information to Britain's Special Branch Agent Fergus.
You'll need sub-titles but still great.
19. Animal Kingdom (2010)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
Votes: 52,025 | Gross: $1.04M
20. Cooley High (1975)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1964, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the ... See full summary »
21. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)
Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, War
During World War II, a recently widowed young woman is recruited to work as a spy in France.
For the Leo Marks poem alone!