Every year among all the big-budget, starring renowned actors movies, a few good movies gets unnoticed. Sometimes they are loved by critics but not the masses, other times because of lack of promotion, the movies get a few numbers of audience. On this list, we’ve rounded up 10 movies that deserved more appreciation. Before starting the list, we’d like to mention the movies Paddleton, Dragged Across Concrete and Lionheart, all of these movies should’ve gotten more attention. Now, here are the 10 Underrated Movies Of 2019 So far that worth watching.
10 Underrated Movies
1. Apollo 11:
Making the lunar voyage come alive, Apollo 11 composed of never-before-seen footage and audio recordings of NASA’s most celebrated mission. It takes you at the time when Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins embarked on a historic trip to the moon. The story of Apollo 11 is known by almost everyone but watching it on screen is something magical. The visually outstanding movie should be watched by everyone.
2. The Last Black Man in San Francisco:
The Last Black Man in San Francisco follows the life of Jimmie and his best friend Montgomery. While they are trying to reclaim the house built by Jimmie’s grandfather, it connects them to their past, gives them a sense of belonging and test their friendship. Their home now technically belongs to two white gentrifiers. It’s a great example of when a city grows how it often pushes out the people that helped it to grow.
3. The Farewell:
A moving comedy-drama from writer-director Lulu Wang, The Farewell follows Billi, played by Awkwafina, is an aspiring Chinese American writer and her family. As her family learns that their beloved Nai Nai (grandmother) is dying, they notify her just days after she’s turned down for a writing grant. They schedule a wedding for Billi’s cousin Hao Hao as a way to unite the family for one last celebration before Nai Nai passes.
4. Sea of Shadows:
Sea of Shadows is documentary about rescuing the Earth’s smallest whale, the Vaquita. It follows the undercover investigators, environmentalists, journalists, and the Mexican Navy saving the whales from extinction. It is set during the tense time when drug cartels from Mexico and traffickers from China banded together and began poaching the now endangered species. This heartfelt and eye-opening movie deserves everyone’s appreciation.
5. The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind:
The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind is an about a13-year-old boy who was thrown out of the, build a windmill to save his village from famine. Directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, the movie which is based on real events introduces us to William Kamkwamba who is around 30 now in reality. He had to leave school because his parents could no longer afford the fee. He used to sneak in the library to look at books from there he got his inspiration to build the mill.
Monos is a survivalist saga set on a remote mountain in Latin America. The movie follows eight teenaged guerillas with guns. They watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow. But things go south when the hostage tries to escape. The movie is directed by Alejandro Landes and it managed to pick up the Transilvania Trophy at TIFF Awards this year.
7. Ruben Brandt, Collector:
The latest from the director and animator Milorad Krstic, Ruben Brandt, Collector is one of a kind. The playful visuals, the characters and the story that follows the psychotherapist Ruben Brandt who is tasked with stealing 13 paintings to finally put an end to the horrifying nightmares he’s suffered since he was young. This dramatic, mysterious, action-packed movie is a ride that every cinema lover should experience.
8. Fighting with My Family:
Fighting with My Family is about the Bevis family. It’s an imperfect, oddball gem with Paige and her brother Zak at its centre. The biopic of WWE superstar Paige played by the talented Florence Pugh is warm, funny and heartfelt.
9. Tigers Are Not Afraid:
Set against the backdrop of Mexico’s devastating drug wars, Tigers Are Not Afraid is created by Issa López. It follows a group of children running from the cartel that murdered their parents and the ghosts that haunt them. The movie focuses on Estrella, a girl who receives three wishes in the form of broken pieces of chalk from her teacher. After her classroom is attacked by violence, she finds out that her mother has disappeared. The movie recalls the early films of Guillermo del Toro.
One of the best high school movies of recent years, Booksmart is about Amy and Molly who are trying to make up for their lost high school time of four years in one night. The wild ride of Amy and Molly is wise, funny, compassionate and heartbreaking.