Overlooked Movies
Movie Recommendations

These overlooked gems — movies that were ignored or underrated when originally released — are the perfect antidote for anyone who thinks they've seen 'em all!


Big Night. R. 1996. DVD Comedy

Career Girls. R. 1997. DVD Drama

Carmen. R. 1983. DVD World (Spanish)

Chungking Express. PG-13. 1994. DVD World (Chinese)

Dark City. Not rated. 1998. DVD SF/Fantasy

Dead Again. R. 1991. DVD Drama

Dear Frankie. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama

Defending Your Life. PG. 1991. DVD Comedy

Dinner Rush. R. 2000. DVD Drama

Diva. Not rated. 1981. DVD World (French)

Duma. PG. 2005. DVD Drama

Fly Away Home. PG. 1996. DVD Action/Adventure

Galaxy Quest. PG. 1999. DVD Comedy

Green for Danger. Not rated. 1946. DVD Drama

The Hudsucker Proxy. PG. 1994. DVD Comedy

I Could Never Be Your Woman. PG-13. 2007. DVD Comedy

I Know Where I’m Going! Not rated. 1945. DVD Drama

An Ideal Husband. PG-13. 1999. DVD Comedy

I.Q. PG. 1994. DVD Comedy

The Limey. R. 1999. DVD Drama

A Little Princess. G. 1995. Youth DVD

Manhattan Murder Mystery. PG. 1993. DVD Comedy

Map of the Human Heart. R. 1993. DVD Drama

Metropolitan. Not rated. 1990. DVD Drama

The Mighty. PG-13. 1998. DVD Drama

Next Stop Wonderland. R. 1998. DVD Comedy

Offside. PG. 2006. DVD World (Farsi)

One, Two, Three. Not rated. 1961. DVD Comedy

Out of Sight. R. 1998. DVD Action/Adventure

A Perfect World. PG-13. 1993. DVD Drama

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes. PG-13. 1970. DVD Drama

The Red Violin. R. 1998. DVD Drama

The Ref. R. 1994. DVD Comedy

Return to Me. PG. 2000. DVD Comedy

Searching for Bobby Fischer. PG. 1993. DVD Drama

The Secret of Roan Inish. PG. 1995. DVD Drama

Sexy Beast. R. 2001. DVD Drama

Sliding Doors. PG-13. 1998. DVD Comedy

Son of Rambow. PG-13. 2007. DVD Comedy

Stir of Echoes. R. 1999. DVD Horror

Strictly Ballroom. PG. 1993. DVD Comedy

The Stunt Man. R. 1980. DVD Action/Adventure

Sweet Land: A Love Story. PG. 2005. DVD Drama

10 Things I Hate About You. PG-13. 1999. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy

This Is England. Not rated. 2006. DVD Drama

Topsy-Turvy. R. 1999. DVD Comedy

Truly Madly Deeply. PG. 1991. DVD Comedy

Wet Hot American Summer. R. 2001. DVD Comedy

When Did You Last See Your Father? PG-13. 2007. DVD Drama

The Winslow Boy. G. 1999. DVD Drama

The Winter Guest. R. 1997. DVD Drama

Wondrous Oblivion. PG. 2003. DVD Drama