Most Underrated Movies That Should Be Seen By More People

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There are many films that have received accolades for great storytelling and captivating cinematography, but there are many underrated films that never get their due attention that deserve to be seen by more people. Whether it’s due to lack of a widespread marketing campaign or difficulty in accessing, some films are criminally underrated. From theoretical thrillers to independent films, these underrated movies often get overshadowed by high-profile studio films, despite their quality of storytelling.

Here is a list of some of the most underrated films that should be seen by more people:

The Two Popes

The Two Popes is a 2019 biographical drama that tells the true story of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis and their relationship with each other. Anthony Hopkins stars as Benedict XVI and Jonathan Pryce plays Francis. It’s a beautiful movie that tackles complex themes of religion and morality in a thoughtful way. The dialogue between the two Popes is engaging and often humorous, and the film is shot beautifully. It’s a thoughtful and thought-provoking drama that deserves to be seen by more people.

Under the Skin

Under the Skin is a 2014 sci-fi drama that stars Scarlett Johansson as an alien seductress who uses her powers to prey on unsuspecting men. The movie is shot in a dreamy, almost dreamlike way that reflects the story and setting perfectly. Johansson’s performance is eerie and mesmerizing, and the film is an eerie and unsettling exploration of human relationships and the dangers of seduction. It is a thought-provoking and original film that should be seen by more people.

The Revenant

The Revenant is a 2015 survival drama starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a fur trapper in the 19th-century American West. The movie has stunning cinematography and an intense story that will keep you on the edge of your seat. DiCaprio’s performance has earned him an Oscar, and the movie itself is beautifully directed and written. The Revenant is an emotional and intense drama that you should watch if you haven’t seen it yet.

Gone Girl

Gone Girl is a 2014 psychological thriller that stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. The movie follows the story of a woman who disappears, leaving her husband suspiciously alone in their house. It’s a gripping and clever thriller with outstanding performances from Affleck and Pike. The narrative keeps you guessing until the very end and the twist, when it comes, is thrilling and heartbreaking. This is a movie that should be seen by more people.

The Lobster

The Lobster is a 2015 science-fiction dark comedy about a dystopia where single people are transformed into animals if they fail to find a partner. The movie stars Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz and the odd premise actually works due to the unique characters and excellent direction. It has some thought-provoking themes that explore the differences between relationships and the effects of love on people. The Lobster is an intriguing and original film that deserves to be seen by more people.

Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2

No list of underrated movies would be complete without mentioning Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2. The two-part action film stars Uma Thurman as a former assassin out for revenge against her former lover, Bill. The movie is full of non-stop action and fantastic fight scenes shot in beautiful locations. The two volumes are an epic exploration of revenge and redemption, and they should be seen by more people.

The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines is a 2012 drama starring Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper. The movie follows the story of two fathers – a motorcycle stuntman played by Gosling and a cop played by Cooper. It’s a crime drama that explore themes of fatherhood and morality, and the performances are wonderfully naturalistic. The movie is beautifully shot to convey a sense of longing and nostalgia, and it should be seen by more people.

Ex Machina

Ex Machina is a 2014 sci-fi thriller that stars Domhnall Gleeson as a programmer hired to test the capabilities of a new Artificial Intelligence (AI). The movie is a cerebral exploration of what it means to be alive, and the performances from Gleeson and Oscar Isaac as the AI’s creator are terrific. It’s an intense and thought-provoking thriller that should be seen by more people.

These are just some of the most underrated movies that should be seen by more people. All of them are original, thought-provoking and entertaining, and they deserve more attention than they’ve gotten. So if you haven’t seen any of these movies, take the time to check them out – you won’t regret it.

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