some lesser known great moviesby maddox-richard | created - 27 Apr 2011 | updated - 22 Mar 2016 | Public
deserve to be better known.
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1. The Runner (1984)
94 min | Drama
After enrolling in a school, an impoverished boy finds conflict with his classmates and decides to compete to earn their respect.
aka "The Runner"
4. Babylon (1980)
95 min | Drama
The movie centers around Brindsley Forde's character Blue. He fronts a reggae sound system based in west London. The movie captures the trials and tribulations of young black youths in troubled London in the early eighties.
Votes: 792 | Gross: $0.11M
5. Funny Dirty Little War (1983)
Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, War
A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist. The newly elected official enlists the aid of allies ... See full summary »
aka A Funny Dirty Little War
6. A Summer at Grandpa's (1984)
93 min | Drama
A coming-of-age story about a young brother and sister whom spend a pivotal summer in the country with their grandparents.
aka "Summer At Grandpa's"
7. How to Draw a Bunny (2002)
90 min | Documentary
Interviews with Christo, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Judith Malina, James Rosenquist and others help illuminate the life and work of Warhol contemporary Ray Johnson.
Votes: 537 | Gross: $0.00M
8. The Housemaid (1960)
Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A composer and his wife are thrown into turmoil when a housemaid becomes more than they bargained for.
aka "The Housemaid"
9. Center Stage (1991)
126 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Biopic of 1930's Chinese actress Ruan Ling Yu.
aka "Actress Ruan Lingyu"
10. Life and Nothing But (1989)
PG | 135 min | Drama, War
Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past.
Votes: 1,469 | Gross: $0.43M
aka "Life And Nothing But"
11. The Lusty Men (1952)
Passed | 113 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.
13. The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance
In rural 1960s Australia, a boy watches helplessly as his best friend falls in love with a small-time criminal, setting off a violent chain of events.
Votes: 1,884 | Gross: $0.21M
14. Marius and Jeannette (1997)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Marius is the keeper of an abandoned cement works staying high above the quarter of l'Estaque in Marseilles. Jeannette is bringing up her two children alone with her poor checkout operator ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,496 | Gross: $0.28M
15. A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama
In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling but their ship is taken over by pirates who become fond of the kids.
16. Housekeeping (1987)
PG | 116 min | Drama
After their mother commits suicide, two sisters end up living with their kind but peculiar aunt in their grandmother's old house in a small 1950s town.
Votes: 1,976 | Gross: $1.08M
18. Made in Britain (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama
Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His... See full summary »
Screen Two (1985–2002)
70 min | Drama
This is the story of rival "Firms" of football supporters, and how one man has a wish to team them up for the European Championships of 1988. However, when this is discussed, the opposing ... See full summary »
20. The Outfit (1973)
PG | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Earl Macklin robs a bank owned by the mob, serves his prison time and is released, only to start a private war against the crime outfit that owned the bank.
21. La crise (1992)
95 min | Comedy, Music
When Victor finds out one morning that his wife had left him and that she had forgotten to at least buy milk for the Kids, he finds that things can only get worse. Having also been fired ... See full summary »
22. Hour of Glory (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
As the Germans drop explosive booby-traps on Britain in 1943, the embittered expert who'll have to disarm them fights a private battle with alcohol.
23. Zuckerbaby (1985)
86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An asocial, obese German woman lives in a large city. Unfortunately despite her kind and intelligent personality, she has had a lot of trouble making a connection with people, until she gets a crush on a handsome subway conductor.
24. The Silences of the Palace (1994)
116 min | Drama
As she grows up, Alia (the daughter of housemaid Khedija) learns the secrets of the peaceful palace where she and her mother live.
aka "Silences of the Palace"
25. Red Rose White Rose (1994)
110 min | Drama
Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end ... See full summary »
27. The Apple (1998)
86 min | Drama
After twelve years of imprisonment by their own parents, two sisters are finally released by social workers to face the outside world for the first time.
Votes: 2,124 | Gross: $0.12M
31. The Cobweb (1955)
Passed | 134 min | Drama
At an exclusive psychiatric clinic, the doctors and staff are about as crazy as the patients. The clinic head, Dr. Stewart McIver, thinks that it would be good therapy for his patients to ... See full summary »
33. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Laura Palmer's harrowing final days are chronicled one year after the murder of Teresa Banks, a resident of Twin Peaks' neighboring town.
Votes: 80,381 | Gross: $4.16M