Top movies with a societal issue that have pure art

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

1 Joyland (2022)

As a patriarchal family yearns for the birth of a son to continue their family line, their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls for its transgender starlet.

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2022-11-18 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Ali Junejo, Rasti Farooq

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    social issue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    casual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    regressive character

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2 Candyman (2021)

Anthony and his partner move into a loft in the now gentrified Cabrini-Green. After a chance encounter with an old-timer exposes Anthony to the true story behind Candyman, he unknowingly opens a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence.

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2021-08-25 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris

Rating

rating icon 6.043
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    socially aware character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sociopolitical
  3. Ranked #2 for
    Urban Legend

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3 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.509
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overrated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exceptional
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with large gap

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4 Joker (2019)

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

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2019-10-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro

Rating

rating icon 8.16
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mentally unstable

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5 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

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2019-06-07 | Drama

Cast

Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    soulful acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    above average acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    elegiac

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6 Cuties (2020)

Amy, an 11-year-old girl, joins a group of dancers named “the cuties” at school, and rapidly grows aware of her burgeoning femininity—upsetting her mother and her values in the process.

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2020-08-19 | Drama

Cast

Fathia Youssouf, Medina El Aidi

Rating

rating icon 5.161
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    repulsive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely uncomfortable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    scandalous

Trailer

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7 The Two Popes (2019)

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

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2019-11-27 | Drama / History

Cast

Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins

Rating

rating icon 7.501
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    splendid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for Catholic contemplation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    humanized

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8 Sylvie's Love (2020)

When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.

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2020-01-27 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha

Rating

rating icon 6.298
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vintage
  2. Ranked #1 for
    golden oldie
  3. Ranked #1 for
    demanding

Trailer

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9 American Skin (2019)

A Marine veteran working as a school janitor tries to mend his relationship with his son after a divorce. When his son is killed by a police officer found innocent without standing trial, he takes matters into his own hands.

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2019-09-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Omari Hardwick, Theo Rossi

Rating

rating icon 7.147
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    conversation starter
  2. Ranked #1 for
    boggling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mind-boggling

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10 Swallow (2020)

Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.

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2020-01-15 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for psychological study
  2. Ranked #1 for
    magnetizing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mood piece

Trailer

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