Sunday, May 28, 2023

List: Top 3 Overlooked Movies of 2017

This week on Episode 251 of the InSession Film Podcast, we discussed our favorite overlooked movies of 2017. Each year there are overlooked movies that both the general audience, as well as cinephiles, miss out on for one reason or another. For our lists this week, we try to highlight those movies and hopefully provoke people to go out and seek them. If you’re a fan of film, you gotta love this time of year. On that note, what performances would make your list? Here are the one’s that made ours:

**Please keep in mind that we each had different criteria for our selections**


1) A Quiet Passion
2) Maudie
3) Brawl in Cell Block 99


1) Wonderstruck
2) Columbus
3) A Quiet Passion

Honorable Mentions (Combined)

The Meyerowitz Stories, The Red Turtle, A Ghost Story, Band Aid, Personal Shopper, The Beguiled, It Comes At Night, Score: A Film Music Documentary, Five Came Back, After the Storm, Goodbye Christopher Robin, The Lost City of Z, The Trip to Spain, Colossal, Logan Lucky, Win It All, The Little Hours, The Breadwinner, Lovesong, The Lovers, Frantz

– Top 3 Overlooked Movies of 2016
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Hopefully you guys enjoyed our lists and if you agree or disagree with us, let us know in the comment section below. We are aware that we have some blindspots when it comes to this topic, so perhaps you have some hidden gems on your list that we didn’t cover here. That being said, what would be your Top 3? Leave a comment in the comment section or email us at

For the entire podcast, click here or listen below.

For more lists done by the InSession Film crew and other guests, be sure see our Top 3 Movie Lists page.

JD Duran
JD Duran
InSession Film founder and owner. I love film. Love art. Love how it intersects with our real lives. My favorite movies include Citizen Kane, The 400 Blows, Modern Times, The Godfather and The Tree of Life. Follow me on Twitter @RealJDDuran. Follow us @InSessionFilm.

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