Is one of these forgotten movies a favorite of yours?

https://www.buzzfeed.com/alliehayes/movies-the-world-forgot-about-reddit [has the links to the trailers]

33 Movies People Still Love But Feel Like The Rest Of The World Has Completely Forgotten About

BuzzFeed Staff

Last week, we took a look at a viral Reddit thread that asked people about movies they loved from their childhood but felt like absolutely no one else alive remembered.

Well, this week, redditor u/darkweirdvalley took that question a step further and asked, “What’s a movie you love that you swear no one ever talks about, like the world has forgotten it?”

So with that in mind, here are just some of the most popular beloved-but-“forgotten” films shared:

1. Now and Then (1995)

u/taylorsalison

“My friends and I were obsessed with this movie! We watched it at every sleepover for years. I had the soundtrack also. We all got together when it was on Netflix a few years ago and watched it again. We decided which character we all were. I was Teeny — boy crazy and stuffed her bra? Yep, that checked out.”

u/MeringueAccording

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

2. Murder by Death (1976)

“Everyone always talks about Clue but neglects this classic. They make a great double feature of murder-mystery comedies!”

u/lordcaldlow_

Murder by Death has an unbelievable cast, too. It’s like the Knives Out of its time, in that you know EVERYBODY in there from something! So quotable and so good.”

u/PretentiousToolFan

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

3. Fly Away Home (1996)

“I was obsessed with it, and it is never mentioned. Was it a fever dream?”

u/Toezap

“The ad for this was at the start of just about every Disney VHS for a while there. They really pushed it, but then it seems like no one saw it? It’s a really cute movie! I wish Disney did more stuff like that nowadays.”

u/undeadgorgeous

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

4. The Secret Garden (1993)

u/pseudologiann

“Funny story with this one. I studied the book at school, so I had read the book a lot. That year for my birthday, the movie came out around the same time. I have a fractured family structure, so none of them really talk to one another. For some reason, nearly every family member decided that they wanted to take me to a screening of the film. So I saw the film nearly seven times in a matter of two weeks.

“My grandma was one of the last, and I didn’t have the heart to tell her I had already seen it six times. We were sitting and watching, and unintentionally, I was saying the lines, word for word. My grandma noticed and she asked, ‘Wait, have you seen this already?’ And I responded, ‘Oh no, it’s just very accurate to the book!'”

u/Alpevado

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

5. But I’m a Cheerleader (1999)

u/almeapraden

“This movie was forgotten by the mainstream, but it’s huge among fans of queer cinema. My gay friends in college introduced me to it because we all had a thing for Natasha. Who doesn’t, though, right? Anyway, I agree it’s really good and everyone should give it a go, even if you’re not gay!”

u/thatminimumwagelife

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

6. The Cutting Edge (1992)

u/Sea-Horror-814

“One of my favorite ‘opposites attract’/’enemies to lovers’ movies! They had so much chemistry.”

u/oishster

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

7. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

“‘MOAST SMAERTEST.'”

u/LaFemmeCinema

“Hugely underrated movie. I love mockumentary, so obviously I enjoy Christopher Guest’s work. Drop Dead Gorgeous has the same feel of those movies for me.”

u/Hi-Tech_Low-Life

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

8. Mouse Hunt (1997)

“Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Christopher Walken in one of his best roles — it’s one of my childhood favorites!”

u/blurplethenurple

“YES! I watched it again recently, and my favorite part is when Nathan Lane gets shot out of the chimney and comes back into the house, and they can only speak to each other in grunts and mimes because they’re so distraught.”

u/Groady

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

9. Flight of the Navigator (1986)

u/discostud1515

“Reading the title instantly transported me back to my youth when things were simple and more loved ones were still living. This film holds a very dear place in my heart and fostered a lifelong appreciation for space and science fiction. I remember the music and cinematography being excellent as well.”

u/IWonderWhereiAmAgain

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

10. The Court Jester (1955)

“I’ve never met anyone outside of my family who has even heard of it. It’s really old, so I understand why, but it’s a shame more people haven’t seen it!”

u/ConcealingWillow

“Oh my god, I came here looking for this! Absolute comedy gold. I still cry tears of mirth watching the pellet with the poison part, or the knighting scene where he gets lost in the marching men.”

u/cazneslein

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

11. The Fall (2006)

“It is so beautiful, and just not what I expected, and is just so different. I discovered the lovely Lee Pace because of this movie, and the breathtaking scenes — I can’t even describe it. The practical effects are mind-boggling. Also, I suggest reading about it. It is really interesting how it was made — like, a lot of the young female actor’s lines were improvised. I can’t wait until my kiddo is older and would be interested in sitting down and watching this with me.”

u/mostlywrong

“This is my FAVORITE movie. It’s so beautiful. Nobody ever seems to know about it! (I often make them watch the trailer or the opening scene).”

u/hiflood

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

12. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

u/abarthvader

“I take every opportunity I can to use the quote, ‘You know what this place needs? An oversized poster of Atlantic City. Oh wait! There’s one!'”

u/bevril

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

13. Better Off Dead (1985)

u/russiaiscrazy

“That Van Halen cheeseburger was the greatest thing I ever witnessed. Everybody wants some!”

u/RealCountryBoy

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

14. Pump Up the Volume (1990)

“It introduced me to the band the Pixies. It sort of had a premonition that young people were going to have this method of mass communication with one another in ways that circumvented parental oversight. It just got the medium really, really wrong.”

u/Darkroomist

“I came here looking for this! Awesome soundtrack and some really great dialogue! Fantastic insight, by the way; I’d never thought of it that way.”

u/cindy-72

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

15. Death to Smoochy (2002)

u/McMurphyo

“I just CANNOT understand why this movie isn’t universally loved. Robin Williams and Edward Norton play completely against type in such a hilarious way. Catherine Keener is excellent. Danny DeVito and Harvey Fierstein are perfectly cast and perfectly hilarious. I just don’t fucking get it — 42% on Rotten Tomatoes?! What the fuck?! This movie’s lack of success proves to me that I do not understand the world. I do not understand art. This movie is brilliant and hilarious, and I do not understand why more people didn’t see this!”

u/DubiousDrewski

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

16. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

“I don’t know anyone in real life under the age of 40 who knows about this movie! It’s one of the funniest movies ever made. My favorite Kevin Kline movie, hands down!”

u/Cup-Mundane

“Bro, that movie is fucking crazy! My grandmother put that shit on for me when I was about 16 — funny-ass movie.”

u/EthiopianKing1620

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

17. Mystery Men (1999)

u/HOLDERofFOOD

“I like reminding people that ‘All Star’ by Smash Mouth is from this movie originally, not Shrek.”

u/moonbunnychan

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

18. The Birdcage (1996)

u/LandLadyAndTheTramp

“This movie is comedy royalty in my mind. I mean, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Gene Hackman, Calista Flockhart, Christine Baranski, and Hank Azaria?! Everyone played their roles to perfection: either over the top yet endearing, or the straight man who facilitated the comedy. Seriously, I’m going to rewatch it now.”

u/ThatsMyOnionJerk

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

19. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

u/Shadow_Strife

“Dude, I watched this movie alongside my parents when I was like 14. At that point, it was the weirdest thing I had ever seen, and it really messed with me. I didn’t see the end coming at all and could not handle it.”

u/Lankience

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

20. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

“An assassin goes to his high school reunion.”

u/ellejaysea

“I love this movie! I was just reading about it today, so I’ll share this tidbit I learned: The guy who plays the creepy assassin (Felix La PuBelle) is a world champion kickboxer whom John Cusack met when training for Say Anything, and whom he’s kept in touch with and trained with since!”

u/tuck182

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

21. Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

u/d3rk2007

“Yes, and a thousand times more, yes! Eugene felt so well fleshed out as a friend. How love is portrayed as something akin to a miracle that can’t happen if you expect it made me view relationships — and just letting go and letting things flourish — through such a different light! The soundtrack for it was nice too!

“But the name is a tough sell, LOL. I haven’t met many who have seen it, and the moment I mention the title, people cringe a little. Should have gone with the original book title (Kneller’s Happy Campers)…or anything else, really.”

u/MangoMochi_k

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

22. Rat Race (2001)

u/Lethal-Odor

“Back in the fourth grade, I was heavily into the reality show The Amazing Race, for whatever reason. Once, as a way to befriend the new kid in class, I asked if he had ever watched it, and he said, ‘No, but I’ve seen Rat Race. Have you ever seen Rat Race?’ That’s the only reason I know that movie exists. I remember Andy, the new kid from fourth grade, telling me he saw it.”

u/NotClayMerritt

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

23. Romancing the Stone (1984)

u/ska_robot

“I love this movie so much! As a kid, I never really understood the Michael Douglas love, but now, as an adult, I TOTALLY get it.”

u/purrfectlypitts

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

24. 9 (2009)

“I thought it was amazing, but whenever I bring it up, 90% of people have never heard of it, and the other 10% hated it. It sucks, but I’m convinced I’m the only fan of this movie. It was so different and dark, and the cast was amazing, it was a fantastic adult animated tale! It just sucks no one is ever able to fan over it with me.”

u/Demiscio8

“I can still vividly remember the trailer with ‘Welcome Home’ by Coheed and Cambria playing, and I really liked the movie itself, too! Now I want to rewatch it.”

u/JozARookieRedditor

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

25. Equilibrium (2002)

“The Christian Bale dystopian action film!”

u/ironwolf56

“Such a good film. I’m so glad other people love this film. I featured this movie in my dystopian literature class!”

u/OceanPeach857

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

26. Dragonheart (1996)

“It was such a good movie, and I don’t hear it talked about that much. It was one of the first movies after Jurassic Park to have such extensive use of CGI. However, the one sequel and the prequels are all bad.”

u/DragonSwordMaster

“We legit studied this film in high school when I was 13. Such a good movie, though I’ve not seen it in years.”

u/KiwiJay8

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

27. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

“The musical with Rick Moranis.”

u/__curt

“It also has one of Steve Martin’s best characters!”

u/Mynameis_Clarence

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

28. Thank You for Smoking (2006)

u/EBZ766

“That is a fantastic movie. I feel like it should be required viewing in schools, because holy shit, does it encourage critical thinking.”

u/newyne

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

29. Pleasantville (1998)

u/lmusic008

“I loved this movie. William H. Macy was just heartbreaking in it, and I loved the concept.”

u/AlysonBurgers

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

30. Death Becomes Her (1992)

“It’s my all-time favorite movie. It has an amazing cast and plot, but I have never found a single soul who will praise it with me.”

u/Willing_subtle

“I love this movie! I showed it to my husband when we were dating. He still loves to shout, ‘The morgue?! She’ll be FURIOUS!'”

u/pdlbean

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

31. Constantine (2005)

“The one with Keanu Reeves and Rachel Weisz. I love that movie, but no one ever seems to know what I’m talking about.”

u/effervescent_galaxy

“I wish there were more movies like that, with deep lore — the beetles, the holy water, the toys, and the artifacts he has in his coat ready to smite some demons. Always felt captivated by that kind of thing because it felt equal parts real and fictional all at the same time.”

u/xnodesirex

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

32. Raising Arizona (1987)

u/Salt-Pea-8311

“John Goodman and William Forsythe are fucking OUTSTANDING in this movie. Two absolute bumblefuck robbers on a mission to pull off a bank heist.”

u/SuperRadDeathNinja

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

33. And Finally: Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

“I love everything about this movie. I never understood why it wasn’t more popular, except for it being so different from most other movies.”

u/jpoteet2

“Hands down, Will Ferrell’s best role, and it’s not even close.”

u/the_chandler

You can watch the evidence of its existence here:

All right, you’ve read theirs, but now it’s YOUR turn! Do you remember any of these? What’s a movie that you love but also feel that absolutely no one else remembers? Share yours in the comments below!

Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity. H/T: r/AskReddit.

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