Bruce Willis Classic Has Been Ranked As ‘The Most Underrated Movie Of All Time’

A classic Bruce Willis film, Unbreakable, has just been crowned as the most underrated film of all time.
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It’s time to talk about a classic Bruce Willis movie that’s just been crowned as the most underrated film of all time.

Despite the Looper star’s announcement of retirement due to his frontotemporal dementia diagnosis, Willis’ legacy lives on through his incredible acting skills in the many iconic roles he’s played over the years.

From his role as John McClane in the Die Hard franchise to the haunting performance in The Sixth Sense, Willis’ versatility and talent has solidified him as one of the most beloved and celebrated actors in the business.

But there’s one movie of Willis’ that everyone seems to forget – even though it’s an absolute classic.

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Willis took on the role of David Dunn in M. Night Shyamalan’s thrilling masterpiece Unbreakable in the year 2000.

This film has a decent score of 70% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.3 rating on IMDb.

But guess what? When the fans got the chance to vote for the most underrated movies ever, Unbreakable rose to the top like a true champ.

Thanks to the good folks at Ranker, who let users share their opinions through voting, we now have the ‘Ten Most Underrated Movies of All-Time’.

Let’s take a cinematic journey through the reverse order: we’ve got Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, The Killing, The Cincinnati Kid, 21 Grams, and The 39 Steps in positions 10 to 6.

But the real showstoppers start with the top five.

Bruce Willis in Unbreakable
People are saying Bruce Willis’ Unbreakable is one of the most underrated movies ever. Credit: Touchstone Pictures

Dark City lands fifth place, Lolita claims fourth, Blade Runner secures the bronze and The Night of The Hunter narrowly misses the top spot, bagging second place.

But it was Unbreakable which took the crown for the most underrated movie ever.

Ranker describes these hidden gems as films that never quite made it big at the box office, missed out on critical praise, or were just ahead of their time.

So what’s the deal with Unbreakable?

Well, security guard David survives a harrowing train crash and suddenly finds himself hunted by a man with a peculiar weakness, all in the pursuit of understanding his ‘unbreakable’ nature.

And the drama doesn’t stop there.

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It sparked two amazing sequels, Split and Glass, but there was a bit of a wait before the sequels hit the screens.

The first sequel didn’t arrive until 2016, but boy, was it worth it.

Sure, Unbreakable might not have received the accolades it deserved back in the day, but finally, it’s getting the recognition it truly earned.

So, if you’re in the mood for an underrated gem, grab some popcorn, settle in, and let David’s extraordinary journey unfold before your eyes.

It’s time to dive into the world of Unbreakable and experience the thrilling magic that makes it a real hidden treasure in the world of cinema.

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Written by Cal Gaunt

Cal is a former content editor at IGV who specialised in writing trending and entertainment news. He previously worked as a news reporter at the Lancashire Telegraph and earned an NCTJ in Sports Journalism.