Best award winning movies with a compelling portrayal from 2006

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a compelling portrayal from 2006! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a compelling portrayal from 2006, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Queen (2006)

The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an overt display of mourning.

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2006-09-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen

Rating

rating icon 6.957
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #29 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #40 for
    stoic
  3. Ranked #51 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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2 Half Nelson (2006)

Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope.

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2006-08-11 | Drama

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #156 for
    hand-held camera work
  2. Ranked #179 for
    sanctimonious
  3. Ranked #181 for
    hand-held shot

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3 The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks Garrigan to become his personal doctor.

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2006-01-12 | Drama

Cast

Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy

Rating

rating icon 7.421
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #56 for
    callow
  2. Ranked #83 for
    superb acting
  3. Ranked #124 for
    implacable

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4 Longford (2006)

A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.

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2006-10-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    True Crime
  2. Ranked #76 for
    cantankerous
  3. Ranked #102 for
    hard-nosed

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5 Volver (2006)

While a woman attempts to cover up her daughter's murder and reinvent her life, her sister is visited by their mother, who was thought to have died.

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2006-03-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura

Rating

rating icon 7.475
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #96 for
    masterpiece
  2. Ranked #141 for
    welcome return
  3. Ranked #168 for
    tour de force

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6 The Lives of Others (2006)

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

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2006-03-23 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Mühe

Rating

rating icon 8.032
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #44 for
    orwellian
  2. Ranked #114 for
    masterpiece
  3. Ranked #221 for
    good

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7 Marie Antoinette (2006)

The retelling of France’s iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

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2006-05-24 | Drama / History

Cast

Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman

Rating

rating icon 6.694
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #29 for
    decadent
  2. Ranked #59 for
    bubblegum
  3. Ranked #60 for
    anachronistic

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8 Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

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2006-12-09 | Action / Drama

Cast

Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya

Rating

rating icon 7.47
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    chivalry
  2. Ranked #122 for
    Aerial Combat
  3. Ranked #141 for
    sepia tone

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9 Little Children (2006)

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.

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2006-10-06 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson

Rating

rating icon 7.09
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #37 for
    with marital problems
  2. Ranked #111 for
    unfaithful partner
  3. Ranked #182 for
    scandalous

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10 Notes on a Scandal (2006)

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

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2006-12-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.082
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #83 for
    scandalous
  2. Ranked #110 for
    backstabbing
  3. Ranked #144 for
    extraordinary

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