Best award winning movies with a compelling portrayal from 2004

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a compelling portrayal from 2004! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a compelling portrayal from 2004, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

Based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he and best friend Alberto Granado had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.

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2004-02-06 | Drama

Cast

Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo de la Serna

Rating

rating icon 7.434
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    travelogue
  2. Ranked #72 for
    hagiography
  3. Ranked #106 for
    callow

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2 Kinsey (2004)

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of human behavior.

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2004-09-04 | Drama

Cast

Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 6.627
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    capturing the zeitgeist
  2. Ranked #67 for
    game changer
  3. Ranked #91 for
    trailblazer

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3 The Aviator (2004)

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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2004-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.233
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #25 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #31 for
    monomaniacal
  3. Ranked #40 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

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The Aviator trailer
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4 Downfall (2004)

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

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2004-09-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara

Rating

rating icon 7.862
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #81 for
    monomaniacal
  2. Ranked #92 for
    history buff
  3. Ranked #100 for
    realistic portrayal

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Downfall trailer
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5 Something the Lord Made (2004)

A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

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2004-05-30 | TV Movie / Drama

Cast

Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #78 for
    hubristic
  2. Ranked #90 for
    trailblazer
  3. Ranked #103 for
    smug

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6 Ray (2004)

Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered coupling gospel and country together.

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2004-10-29 | Drama / Music

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington

Rating

rating icon 7.45
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #34 for
    wonderful
  2. Ranked #45 for
    hagiography
  3. Ranked #48 for
    great sound effects

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7 Maria Full of Grace (2004)

A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.

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2004-01-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Catalina Sandino Moreno, Guilied Lopez

Rating

rating icon 7.216
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #285 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #291 for
    shoo in
  3. Ranked #294 for
    lowbrow

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8 Mountain Patrol (2004)

A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet.

Info

2004-10-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Duobujie, Zhang Lei

Rating

rating icon 7.338
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #47 for
    cat-and-mouse
  2. Ranked #69 for
    thudding sound
  3. Ranked #92 for
    cinema verite

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Mountain Patrol trailer
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9 Closer (2004)

Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.

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2004-12-03 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Julia Roberts, Jude Law

Rating

rating icon 6.84
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #63 for
    backstabbing
  2. Ranked #132 for
    lust
  3. Ranked #156 for
    dishonest

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10 Vera Drake (2004)

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain – a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Info

2004-10-22 | Drama

Cast

Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #62 for
    blue-collar
  2. Ranked #74 for
    superb acting
  3. Ranked #106 for
    grease monkey

Trailer

Vera Drake trailer
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