Best award winning movies with a compelling portrayal from 2009

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a compelling portrayal from 2009! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a compelling portrayal from 2009, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Maid (2009)

Raquel has been the live-in housekeeper for a kind, reasonably wealthy family for half her life, and the joyless repetition of the job has begun to take its toll. Increasingly dependent on painkillers, Raquel resorts to pranks and childish avoidance to antagonize the family’s college-age daughter and a procession of new servants, all in the hopes of protecting her precarious power within the home. Her antics successfully push everyone away, until new maid Lucy actually pushes back.

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2009-08-13 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Catalina Saavedra, Claudia Celedón

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #77 for
    cinema verite
  2. Ranked #132 for
    vertiginous
  3. Ranked #192 for
    brash

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2 A Single Man (2009)

The life of George Falconer, a British college professor, is reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of his close girl friend Charley, who is struggling with her own questions about life.

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2009-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Colin Firth, Julianne Moore

Rating

rating icon 7.281
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #81 for
    consoling
  2. Ranked #111 for
    like The Last Picture Show
  3. Ranked #117 for
    with cockney accent

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3 Crazy Heart (2009)

When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake—an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend—they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son.

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2009-12-16 | Drama / Music

Cast

Jeff Bridges, Colin Farrell

Rating

rating icon 6.92
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #30 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #34 for
    soulful music
  3. Ranked #35 for
    wonderful

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4 The White Ribbon (2009)

An aged tailor recalls his life as the schoolteacher of a small village in Northern Germany that was struck by a series of strange events in the year leading up to WWI.

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2009-09-24 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    tour de force
  2. Ranked #58 for
    cautionary tale
  3. Ranked #131 for
    extraordinary

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5 The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

Hoping to put to rest years of unease concerning a past case, retired criminal investigator Benjamín begins writing a novel based on the unsolved mystery of a newlywed’s rape and murder. With the help of a former colleague, judge Irene, he attempts to make sense of the past.

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2009-08-13 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #44 for
    quality directing
  2. Ranked #89 for
    masterpiece
  3. Ranked #101 for
    miscarriage of justice

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6 Breathless (2009)

Sang-hoon is a lowlife gangster, a debt collector exercising thuggish ways to collect his money. The recipient of nothing but anger since his childhood, he expresses himself through violence. When he finally encounters someone who can stand up to him, feisty school-girl Yoon-hee they become unlikely friends.

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2009-04-16 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Yang Ik-june, Kim Kkob-bi

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    potty-mouthed
  2. Ranked #65 for
    vertiginous
  3. Ranked #65 for
    low-key approach

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7 A Prophet (2009)

Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of a group of Corsicans who enforce their rule in the prison. As the 'missions' go by, he toughens himself and wins the confidence of the Corsican group.

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2009-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup

Rating

rating icon 7.591
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #30 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #42 for
    masterpiece
  3. Ranked #58 for
    hard-nosed

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8 Vincere (2009)

The story of the descent into madness of Mussolini's secret first wife, Ida Dasler, who was seduced by his passion and vigor but blind to the fascist dictator's many flaws.

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2009-05-20 | Drama / History

Cast

Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi

Rating

rating icon 6.717
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #81 for
    implacable
  2. Ranked #129 for
    orwellian
  3. Ranked #229 for
    archival footage

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9 The Messenger (2009)

Will Montgomery, a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone, to give notice to the families of fallen soldiers. The Sergeant is drawn to Olivia Pitterson, to whom he has delivered news of her husband’s death.

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2009-11-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson

Rating

rating icon 6.725
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #134 for
    gut-wrenching
  2. Ranked #142 for
    consoling
  3. Ranked #172 for
    extraordinary

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10 Fish Tank (2009)

Mia is a rebellious teenager on the verge of being kicked out of school. Her hard-partying mother, Joanne, neglects Mia's welfare in favor of her own, and her younger sister hangs out with a much older crowd. Sparks fly between Mia and Connor, Joanne's new boyfriend, and he encourages Mia to pursue her interest in dance. As the boundaries of the relationships become blurred, Mia and Joanne compete for Connor's affection.

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2009-09-11 | Drama

Cast

Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 6.966
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    potty-mouthed
  2. Ranked #103 for
    wayward
  3. Ranked #107 for
    rambunctious

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