Some of My Favorite Movies That You’ve Never Heard About

3 min readDec 30, 2021
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That title comes off presumptuous, doesn’t it? I apologize — I just want to share some of my favorite movies! Most times when I talk about them, people have never heard of these films.

Welcome to the first (and maybe only?) part of a series, where I attempt to persuade you to check out these movies, without spoiling anything and refraining from cribbing the descriptions from IMDB or Wikipedia!

1) A Simple Plan (1998) (Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda)

Who doesn’t want to come into millions of dollars? In rural Minnesota, the down-on-their-luck trio of Hank (Paxton), his brother Jacob (Thornton) and friend Lou find a crashed plane, a dead pilot and over four million dollars. No one will miss it, right?

Along with Hank’s wife Sarah (Fonda), they concoct a simple plan to keep the windfall in this neo-noir thriller.

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2) The Station Agent (2003) (Peter Dinklage, Michelle Williams, Bobby…