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I was a fan of the Seventies Marvel comics adaption as a kid, and I found the movie to be pretty faithful to that, and the first book. Well, reasonably. It did NOT deserve to be the Cutthroat Island of this century (and that wasn't so bad either).
Me, too. This film should appeal to those who like Star Wars, no idea why it flopped. One thing bugged me in it, though: Taylor Kitch in the lead role. All wrong for the part, and that dragged it down quite a bit. Other than that- enjoyable and well made film.
JONAH HEX is another example of an underrated film. Brolin was fantastic in it even if he was not initially my idea of Hex having read the comics way back. I really wish they would make another.
I really love Cowboys and Aliens and sadly, few people I know who saw it, including my wife and childrens, think highly of it.
It started off as a really excellent western, but got silly after the aliens arrived.I knew about the premise of course, but was underwhelmed by how it turned out.
LOOPER seems like a forgotten and overlooked film by most. That was a brilliant sci-fi and one of the best films of all 2012.
I bought that film as I am a fan of Anton Corbijn, but have not gotten around to watching it yet.
Nick of Time (1995): A solid thriller that received mediocre/bad reviews. For me anyway, I was grabbed the whole way, and I thought Depp and Walken were both terrific standouts. Though the execution was so-so on story, it's very suspenseful and intriguing. Fun film.
Frequency (2000): Another thriller I feel that is overlooked. It's a highly entertaining crime/fantasy feature, and packs on great emotional depth in addition to the story. This one's a personal favorite for me; I wish more people would give it a chance.
The Killing (1956): Not underrated by critics, but all too forgotten today. Odd as it feels placing a Kubrick film here, I feel that this film was lost in his great canon, and deserves a lot more attention. It's one of the best noir films I've ever seen, and it's still an excellent watch now.
Ed Wood (1994): Tim Burton's black-and-white biopic about Ed Wood Jr. is arguably his magnum opus, yet one of the most overlooked in his filmography. Critics liked it, but it bombed at the box office, and remains underseen today. Very funny, well-done film.
After Hours (1985): Yet another critics enjoyed, but gets overshadowed too often. Hilarious dark comedy feature; one of Scorsese's most purely enjoyable films.
The Majestic (2001): Not sure why this one got such mediocre reviews. I think it's easily one of Jim Carrey's best films. Solid drama flick.
- 'The Hunter' (the 2011 Australian film with Willem Dafoe). Awe-inspiring movie. Gorgeous filmography, killer soundtrack, great simple story. And, most importantly: Willem Dafoe gives a performance that puts to shame a lot of acclaimed performances from recent years.
Only after 40 years!!! It got released on DVD to finally find a new audience.
The most underrated movie of Doris Day.
In fact it is my second favourite Doris Day movie after The Thrill Of It All.
And of course Caprice is perfect for this forum, as it is a spy movie, it has comedic elements but actually is quite serious and it is a real Bond homage.
Check out this trailer which shows nicely how Bondesque the movie is. While it sells it as a comedy, it's more serious than you would think.
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Highly recommended if you like Doris Day and/or want to see a movie that only exists because James Bond happened in the 60's. It's a real homage.
It's available on Blu-ray and it looks fantastic in High Definition.
If you haven't seen either, do so.
I thought it was decent. I'm not a big fan of Ron Howard, but it's an okay movie. I never hear it get talked about.
I enjoyed the movie immensely when I was younger, but it's mostly romantic nonsense. It requires the belief in love as a thing, and once you realize it's all crap, movies like these fall apart no matter how well crafted.
Talking of old school epicness, why do people not enjoy this gem?
I have Cleopatra on blu but haven't had the commitment to sit down and watch it yet. Bit like Gone With The Wind, or Quo Vadis even. Have to be in the mood.
Quo Vadis is a little too preachy for my tastes.
It's been so long since this post that the image in question is gone, but @TripAces, I just want to tell you this comment of yours gave me a big laugh, five years later! =))
This is an outstanding thriller and it just got no recognition whatsoever. Mila Jovovich, Timothy Oliphant, Steve Zahn. A real edge of the seat thriller. I highly recommend it.