Mostly Unknown Films(1000 Ratings or Less) that are Very Good.by nickjbovi | created - 08 Feb 2016 | updated - 08 Feb 2016 | Public
These are films that despite the films being unknown that are still an very good or excellent film.
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2. Lifeguard (I) (1976)
PG | 96 min | Drama
Rick, still in his 30's, works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles. When he meets his divorced high school girlfriend and her five-year-old son at their fifteen years, he considers switching to a more "serious" job.
3. How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer (2005)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer.
Votes: 607 | Gross: $0.09M
4. A Rather English Marriage (1998 TV Movie)
104 min | Drama
A squadron leader and a retired milkman decide to bury their differences and move in together after they are both widowed on the same night. They become a companionable, if odd, couple ... See full summary »
5. Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the "dream" of America, two family-minded ... See full summary »
Votes: 591 | Gross: $0.23M
7. Owl and the Sparrow (2007)
PG | 97 min | Drama
In modern-day Saigon, three lonely strangers form a unique family as a ten-year old orphan plays matchmaker to a zookeeper and a beautiful flight attendant.
Votes: 894 | Gross: $0.05M
8. A Man Called Peter (1955)
Approved | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The rise of Peter Marshall, from modest Scottish upbringing, to New York seminary, time in Atlanta churches, his marriage, appointment as chaplain of the US Senate, and early death at 46. Based on real events.
10. Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, Family
The remarkable veritable story of a terrier named Bobby and the enduring friendship he forges with a tenderhearted shepherd known simply as Old Jock---unbroken even by the kindly old man's death.
11. Picture Snatcher (1933)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Crime
Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia, the daughter of the policeman who arrested him. Mr Nolan, her father, doesn't ... See full summary »
12. Tell Me a Riddle (1980)
PG | 90 min | Drama
Touching story of elderly couple David and Eva who go on one last journey across the USA when they discover Eva is dying, ending up with their granddaughter Jeannie in San Francisco.
13. The Sensation of Sight (2006)
R | 134 min | Drama
This off-beat drama about man's search for meaning amidst the ache of despair chronicles Finn, an introspective English teacher entering a mid-life crisis impelled by a recent tragedy, as ... See full summary »
Votes: 567 | Gross: $0.02M
14. Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state, the renowned establishment now faces grave ... See full summary »
Votes: 437 | Gross: $0.14M
15. King of the Corner (2004)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Leo Spivak is drifting through life without a compass. His father is aging fast, his teenage daughter is rebelling, his protégé is after his job and his wife is losing her patience. A twist... See full summary »
17. This Is Martin Bonner (2013)
R | 83 min | Drama
Martin Bonner has just moved to Nevada from the East Coast, leaving behind his two adult children and a life he spent more than two decades building.
Votes: 893 | Gross: $0.01M
18. Men of the Fighting Lady (1954)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, War
A famous writer visits an aircraft carrier during the Korean war to learn more about it and the way it's run. He also gets to find out more about the Navy and Marine aviators themselves, their internal and external conflicts and dangers of their job.
Votes: 480 | Gross: $1.50M
19. Promise (1986 TV Movie)
97 min | Drama, Family
When his mother dies, Bob not only inherits her house, but also the custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy. At the age of 21, Bob promised to look after... See full summary »
20. Stella Days (2011)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama
A small town cinema in rural Ireland becomes the setting for a dramatic struggle between faith and passion, Rome and Hollywood and a man and his conscience.
22. A Silent Love (2004)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Through an Internet service, a Montreal professor arranges for himself a Mexican bride. But both husband and wife, even with their good intentions, are in for a bumpy ride toward marital harmony.
24. Down Three Dark Streets (1954)
Passed | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An FBI agent investigates the murder of his partner by taking over the 3 cases he was working on, determined to find his killer.
25. Thunderstruck (2004)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
After a near death experience, five Boys, all devoted AC/DC fans, make a pact to bury their best friend next to the grave of Bon Scott. 12 years later, having gone their different ways, they come together to fulfill the promise.
27. The Silver Fleet (1943)
88 min | Drama, War
Jaap van Leyden (Sir Ralph Richardson) is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later, a ... See full summary »
28. The Ride Back (1957)
Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Western
A troubled sheriff, a failure at everything in his life, tries to redeem himself by extraditing a popular gunfighter from Mexico to stand trial for murder.
29. The Lawless (1950)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A newspaper editor in a small agricultural town finds himself going against the people in the town when he gets involved in the plight of the area's fruit pickers, who are mostly Mexican.
31. Uncle Joe Shannon (1978)
PG | 108 min | Drama
A trumpet player, self-destructive after the death of his wife and child in a fire, befriends a crippled youngster and together they battle obstacles through each other's encouragement.
32. Four Faces West (1948)
Approved | 89 min | Western
In New Mexico, a cowpoke forces a banker at gunpoint to give him a loan without collateral, in exchange for an IOU but the marshal and his posse chase after him.
33. Devil's Doorway (1950)
Approved | 84 min | Romance, Western
After the Civil War, a highly decorated Shoshone Indian veteran plans to raise cattle in Wyoming but white farmers plan to grab fertile tribal lands by pitting the whites against the Indians.
34. Dark Waters (1944)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A woman returns to the USA after a German u-boat sank her ship, and finds out that someone wants to kill her for her inheritance.
35. Reach for Me (2008)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Dying is hell - and Alvin's going to make sure everyone knows it. Academy Award nominees Seymour Cassell & Alfre Woodard star. AARP Movies for Grownups Award-winner.
38. Shack Out on 101 (1955)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An isolated diner on California's 101 highway provides the backdrop of the story involving nuclear secrets, foreign spies and federal agents.
39. In Old California (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the California Gold Rush, Boston pharmacist Tom Craig sets up shop in Sacramento where he clashes with local town crook Britt Dawson.
40. If Winter Comes (1947)
Approved | 97 min | Drama
It's 1939 in the small English town of Penny Green, and events in Poland are about to change lives. Mark Sabre (Walter Pidgeon), a writer of school text books, has married Mabel (Dame ... See full summary »
41. Ramrod (1947)
Not Rated | 94 min | Romance, Western
Violent feud between Connie Dickason, the owner of the Circle 66 ranch and rancher Frank Ivey, the self-proclaimed boss of an otherwise public grazing land.
42. California Winter (2012)
82 min | Drama, History
Young real estate agent Clara Morales encouraged risky loans to her clients during the housing boom. She must now rescue her father's home from foreclosure-- a consequence of the loan she advised him to take.