Films that need more attention

A Listmania! list by Smoking Ace (Nashville,TN USA)
The list author says: "None of these films got the appreciation they deserved, In my opinion."
O Lucky Man! (Two-Disc Special Edition)
1.  O Lucky Man! (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Malcolm McDowell
The list author says:
  "McDowell and Anderson at their best."
$13.86   Used & New from: $11.20
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Immortal Beloved (Special Edition)
2.  Immortal Beloved (Special Edition) DVD ~ Michael Culkin
The list author says:
  "Gary Oldman deserves an oscar already."
$9.32   Used & New from: $4.68
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (326 customer reviews)

The Fall
3.  The Fall DVD ~ Lee Pace
The list author says:
  "People don't give Tarsem enough credit. He might have problems with pretension, but he has a great eye."
$14.95   Used & New from: $6.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (359 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Perfume - The Story Of A Murderer
4.  Perfume - The Story Of A Murderer DVD ~ Ben Whishaw
The list author says:
  "Fantastic, dark, and provocative."
$59.99   Used & New from: $4.70
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (579 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Make Way for Tomorrow (The Criterion Collection)
5.  Make Way for Tomorrow (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Victor Moore
The list author says:
  "Should be seen by everyone. An underrated opus that is more relavant today then it was at the time of its release."
$19.99   Used & New from: $15.80
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Waitress (Widescreen Edition)
6.  Waitress (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Andy Griffith
The list author says:
  "Sweet, sumptous, and warm. Really horrible that Shelly died so tragically."
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (328 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Encounters at the End of the World
7.  Encounters at the End of the World DVD ~ Werner Herzog
The list author says:
  "Herzog is underrated in general."
$9.39   Used & New from: $3.96
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

Juliet of the Spirits
8.  Juliet of the Spirits DVD ~ Giulietta Masina
The list author says:
  "Fellini's most underrated"
$17.95   Used & New from: $2.42
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Jarhead (Widescreen Edition)
9.  Jarhead (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Jamie Foxx
The list author says:
  "A film that does not focus on battles of war, but rather the insufferable periods in between."
$7.50   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (358 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Ice Storm
10.  The Ice Storm DVD ~ Kevin Kline
The list author says:
  "Better then American Beauty. Alot better."
$10.73   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (205 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Wendy and Lucy
11.  Wendy and Lucy DVD ~ Michelle Williams
The list author says:
  "Michelle Williams' performance is something to see in this realistic depiction of homeless life. Do you think the Academy noticed? Nope."
$12.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover [Region 2]
12.  The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover [Region 2] DVD ~ Richard Bohringer
The list author says:
  "Beautiful and disgusting. One can tell Greenaway was inspired alot by Michael Powell.  Garbage Pail kids The Movie gets a DVD release but this doesn't?"
Used & New from: $4.05
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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After Dark, My Sweet
13.  After Dark, My Sweet DVD ~ Jason Patric
The list author says:
  "Great forgotten neo-noir."
$9.99   Used & New from: $3.90
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Interiors
14.  Interiors DVD ~ Diane Keaton
The list author says:
  "Allen's ode to Bergman"
$15.49   Used & New from: $0.98
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

After Hours
15.  After Hours DVD ~ Griffin Dunne
The list author says:
  "Underrated Scorsese."
$5.97   Used & New from: $0.24
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews)

Irreversible
16.  Irreversible DVD ~ Monica Bellucci
The list author says:
  "Reason #1 not to trust Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer. 56% for this bleak masterwork?"
$9.48   Used & New from: $4.75
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (551 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Dolores Claiborne
17.  Dolores Claiborne DVD ~ Kathy Bates
The list author says:
  "I really love Kathy Bates when she's sinister."
$4.88   Used & New from: $1.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (314 customer reviews)

The Passion of the Christ (Definitive Edition) [Blu-ray]
18.  The Passion of the Christ (Definitive Edition) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Jim Caviezel
The list author says:
  "Controversy aside, the acting and directing in this film is some of the most powerful I've ever seen. And I don't even believe in God."
$9.96   Used & New from: $4.87
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,743 customer reviews) | 13 customer discussions

Bad Seed, The
19.  Bad Seed, The DVD ~ Eileen Heckart
The list author says:
  "A campy horror gem. Also one of John Water's favorites. "Give me my shoes!""
$4.85   Used & New from: $2.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (606 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (The Criterion Collection)
20.  Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Ken Ogata
The list author says:
  "May be the best biopic ever made. Not to mention the most unlikely film to ever be produced in Hollywood."
$27.25   Used & New from: $23.25
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

Battle Royale (Director's Cut Collector's Edition)
21.  Battle Royale (Director's Cut Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Takeshi Kitano
The list author says:
  "Quentin Tarrantino owes alot to this movie...among others."
Used & New from: $3.83
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (407 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Black Christmas (Special Edition)
22.  Black Christmas (Special Edition) DVD ~ Olivia Hussey
The list author says:
  "The film responsible for John Carpenter's Halloween."
$13.48   Used & New from: $7.49
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (295 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Picnic at Hanging Rock (The Criterion Collection)
23.  Picnic at Hanging Rock (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Rachel Roberts
The list author says:
  "Although it did get the Criterion treatment, this film has still gone unseen by most."
$37.99   Used & New from: $17.98
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Color Purple
24.  The Color Purple DVD ~ Whoopi Goldberg
The list author says:
  "One of Speilberg's finest, and a reason why the oscars are irrelevant...among thousands of others."
$7.41   Used & New from: $3.41
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (546 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Another Country
25.  Another Country DVD ~ Rupert Everett
The list author says:
  "Fantastic early performances from Everett and Firth."
Used & New from: $2.08
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

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Frozen River
26.  Frozen River DVD ~ Melissa Leo
The list author says:
  "Melissa Leo, probably the most underrated actress working today."
$9.75   Used & New from: $0.84
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

El Topo
27.  El Topo DVD ~ Alejandro Jodorowsky
The list author says:
  "The Rocky Horror Picture show was not the original midnight movie."
$29.99   Used & New from: $21.72
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Pleasantville
28.  Pleasantville DVD ~ Tobey Maguire
The list author says:
  "Brilliant concept. Just Brilliant."
$12.61   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (627 customer reviews)

Murmur of the Heart (The Criterion Collection)
29.  Murmur of the Heart (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Lea Massari
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece that deserves as much attention, if not more then Truffaut's The 400 Blows."
$23.39   Used & New from: $20.81
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

25th Hour
30.  25th Hour DVD ~ Edward Norton
The list author says:
  "Norton should've gotten his oscar already."
$6.89   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Quills
31.  Quills DVD ~ Geoffrey Rush
The list author says:
  "Rush has never been more fiendish or funny."
$14.97   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (244 customer reviews)

Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist
32.  Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist DVD ~ Bob Flanagan
The list author says:
  "If you're open minded, and I mean really open minded, then this will be one of the most fascinating films you'll ever see."
$75.99   Used & New from: $10.68
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Leolo
33.  Leolo DVD ~ Maxime Collin
The list author says:
  "Haunting french film about growing up among the insane and dysfunctional"
Used & New from: $2.13
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Trick 'r Treat
34.  Trick 'r Treat DVD ~ Anna Paquin
The list author says:
  "One of the best horror films of the last decade, and what does it get? A straight to video release. Shame."
$4.75   Used & New from: $1.44
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (750 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

American Psycho (Uncut Version) (Killer Collector's Edition)
35.  American Psycho (Uncut Version) (Killer Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "Black Comedy at its most hilarious. Not so much a film about serial killers as it is a satire on the 80's superficial yuppie culture. Still, not for everyone."
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,027 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Paprika
36.  Paprika DVD ~ Satoshi Kon
The list author says:
  "Awe inspiring cyber punk that abounds with imagination."
$9.73   Used & New from: $1.76
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Peeping Tom (The Criterion Collection)
37.  Peeping Tom (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Karlheinz BŲhm
The list author says:
  "People still do not give this film enough credit.
If there was no Peeping Tom there would be no Psycho. Plus it really is just beautiful to look at."
Used & New from: $75.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

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The Warriors (The Ultimate Director's Cut)
38.  The Warriors (The Ultimate Director's Cut) DVD ~ Michael Beck
The list author says:
  "So this isn't exactly Kurosawa. But hey, it's fun, rambunctious and its dated clothes are always worth a good laugh. CAN YOU DIG IT!?"
$7.79   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (744 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Walkabout (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
39.  Walkabout (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Lucien John
The list author says:
  "Nicolas Roeg is in the running for the most underappreciated director ever."
$26.75   Used & New from: $19.99
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (165 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Risky Business
40.  Risky Business DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "Sure Risky Business has become somewhat iconic over the years. But the influence that this film has had on american cinema has been immense  and has gone relatively unnoticed. (Try watching any John Hughes movie, Virgin Suicides, or American Beauty without seeing the influence). The film has way more to offer then just the underwear scene."
$11.18   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (191 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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