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The Most Overlooked Movies Of 2020

Updated January 12, 2021 1.5k votes 201 voters 9.1k views77 items

This list of 2020 unerrated movies will help you find the best underground films that came out this year. There are plenty of good underrated movies that are coming soon to a theater near you. You will also find some of these movies on the list best foreign films of 2020 as American audiences tend to overlook them. But underrated rated films comes from all over the world and cover every genre, from comedies to horror movies like Color Out of Space. Look for your favorites from this year and vote them to the top of the list. 

Just because these films were underrappreciated this year, doesn't mean that they are not great movies, they're just sleeper hits waiting to happen. But which of these films are the top underrated movies of 2020? You get to help decide with your votes.

Vote up your favorite underrated movies on this list so other moviegoers know what to watch next. 

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  • Tuscaloosa1
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    Tuscaloosa

    Natalia Dyer, Tate Donovan

    Directed byPhilip Harder

    Tuscaloosa is a 2020 American drama film directed by Philip Harder and is based on the novel... more on Wikipedia
  • Come to Daddy2
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    15

    Come to Daddy

    Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie

    Directed byAnt Timpson

    Come to Daddy is a 2020 Canadian thriller film directed by Ant Timpson. A privileged musician... more on Wikipedia
  • The Lodge3
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    21

    The Lodge

    Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell

    Directed byVeronika Franz, Severin Fiala

    The Lodge is a 2020 American-British horror film directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala.... more on Wikipedia
  • Color Out of Space4
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    Color Out of Space

    Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson

    Directed byRichard Stanley

    Color Out of Space is a 2020 horror film directed by Richard Stanley, based on the short story... more on Wikipedia
  • Inside The Rain5
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    Inside The Rain

    Aaron Fisher, Ellen Toland

    Directed byAaron Fisher

    Inside The Rain is a 2020 American romantic comedy directed by Aaron Fisher. Facing expulsion... more on Wikipedia
  • Saint Frances6
    20
    11

    Saint Frances

    Kelly O'Sullivan, Charin Alvarez

    Directed byAlex Thompson

    Saint Frances is a 2020 American comedy drama film directed by Alex Thompson. A deadbeat nanny... more on Wikipedia
  • Swallow7
    17
    11

    Swallow

    Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell

    Directed byCarlo Mirabella-Davis

    Swallow is a 2020 American horror film directed by Carlo Mirabella-Davis. A young pregnant... more on Wikipedia
  • Arkansas8
    11
    4

    Arkansas

    Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich

    Directed byClark Duke

    Arkansas is a 2020 American crime-drama film directed by Clark Duke. Kyle (Liam Hemsworth) and... more on Wikipedia
  • VFW9
    18
    17

    VFW

    Stephen Lang, Sierra McCormick

    Directed byJoe Begos

    VFW is a 2020 American action horror film directed by Joe Begos. A group of war veterans must... more on Wikipedia
  • Escape From Pretoria10
    18
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    Escape From Pretoria

    Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart

    Directed byFrancis Annan

    Escape From Pretoria is a 2020 American thriller film directed by Francis Annan and is based... more on Wikipedia
  • Les Misérables11
    21
    21

    Les Misérables

    Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti

    Directed byLadj Ly

    Les Misérables is a 2019 French drama film directed by Ladj Ly. Three members of an anti-crime... more on Wikipedia

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  • Guns Akimbo12
    21
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    Guns Akimbo

    Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving

    Directed byJason Lei Howden

    Guns Akimbo is a 2020 action comedy film directed by Jason Lei Howden. Miles (Daniel... more on Wikipedia
  • Bacurau13
    12
    10

    Bacurau

    Sônia Braga, Udo Kier

    Directed byKleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles

    Bacurau is a 2020 Brazilian weird western film directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano... more on Wikipedia
  • Premature14
    12
    10

    Premature

    Zora Howard, Joshua Boone

    Directed byRashaad Ernesto Green

    Premature is a 2020 American romantic drama film directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green. On a... more on Wikipedia
  • The Last Full Measure15
    20
    20

    The Last Full Measure

    Christopher Plummer, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byTodd Robinson

    The Last Full Measure is a 2020 war drama film directed by Todd Robinson, based on the true... more on Wikipedia
  • Babyteeth16
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    8

    Babyteeth

    Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis

    Directed byShannon Murphy

    Babyteeth is a 2020 Australian drama film directed by Shannon Murphy. Milla Finlay (Eliza... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Assistant17
    18
    18

    The Assistant

    Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen

    Directed byKitty Green

    The Assistant is a 2020 American Drama film directed by Kitty Green. Jane (Julia Garner) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • The Kid Detective18
    7
    2

    The Kid Detective

    Adam Brody, Sophie Nélisse

    Directed byEvan Morgan

    The Kid Detective is a 2020 American comedy drama film directed by Evan Morgan. A detective... more on Wikipedia
  • Spontaneous19
    7
    2

    Spontaneous

    Katherine Langford, Piper Perabo

    Directed byBrian Duffield

    Spontaneous is a 2020 American science fiction romantic black comedy film directed by Brian... more on Wikipedia
  • The Postcard Killings20
    12
    12

    The Postcard Killings

    Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Famke Janssen

    Directed byDani Tanovic

    The Postcard Killings is a 2020 British-American thriller film directed by Danis Tanovic based... more on Wikipedia
  • Sea Fever21
    11
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    Sea Fever

    Connie Nielsen, Hermione Corfield

    Directed byNeasa Hardiman

    Sea Fever is a 2020 Irish science fiction thriller film directed by Neasa Hardiman. The... more on Wikipedia
  • Disturbing The Peace22
    11
    11

    Disturbing The Peace

    Guy Pearce, Barbi Blank

    Directed byYork Alec Shackleton

    Disturbing The Peace is a 2020 American action film directed by York Alec Shackleton. A small... more on Wikipedia
  • Only23
    8
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    Only

    Freida Pinto, Leslie Odom Jr.

    Directed byTakashi Doscher

    Only is a 2020 American sci-fi drama film directed by Takashi Doscher. After a comet releases... more on Wikipedia
  • The Truth24
    4
    2

    The Truth

    Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche

    Directed byHirokazu Koreeda

    The Truth is a 2020 French and Japanese drama film directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. A reunion... more on Wikipedia
  • Miss Juneteenth25
    4
    2

    Miss Juneteenth

    Nicole Beharie, Kendrick Sampson

    Directed byChanning Godfrey Peoples

    Miss Juneteenth is a 2020 American drama film directed by Channing Godfrey Peoples. Turquoise... more on Wikipedia

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