Top movies with a thought-provoking theme that have a rootless character

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a thought-provoking theme featuring a rootless character! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a thought-provoking theme featuring a rootless character, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Inspection (2022)

Ellis French is a young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. But even as he battles deep-seated prejudice and the grueling routines of basic training, he finds unexpected camaraderie, strength, and support in this new community, giving him a hard-earned sense of belonging that will shape his identity and forever change his life.

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2022-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Jeremy Pope, Gabrielle Union

Rating

rating icon 6.086
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    circumspect
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lingering in memory
  3. Ranked #1 for
    simplistic view

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2 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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3 Return to Seoul (2022)

After an impulsive travel decision to visit friends, Freddie, 25, returns to South Korea for the first time, where she was born before being adopted and raised in France. Freddie suddenly finds herself embarking on an unexpected journey in a country she knows so little about, taking her life in new and unexpected directions.

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2022-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Park Ji-min, Oh Gwang-rok

Rating

rating icon 6.309
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unkind character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    left unresolved
  3. Ranked #1 for
    welcome return

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4 Greener Grass (2019)

Suburban soccer moms find themselves constantly competing against each other in their personal lives as their kids settle their differences on the field.

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2019-10-17 | Comedy

Cast

Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absurdist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pythonesque
  3. Ranked #1 for
    felliniesque

Trailer

Greener Grass trailer
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5 After Yang (2022)

When his young daughter's beloved companion — an android named Yang — malfunctions, Jake searches for a way to repair him. In the process, Jake discovers the life that has been passing in front of him, reconnecting with his wife and daughter across a distance he didn't know was there.

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2022-03-04 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith

Rating

rating icon 6.406
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    posing questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    peaceful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mellow

Trailer

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6 The Man with the Answers (2021)

Ex-championship diver Victoras whiles away his days on the Greek coast, toiling away at a factory with only his dreams, medals and grandmother for company. When a phone call summons him to Germany, a simple road trip is the answer - that is until he crosses paths with the handsome Mathias - a free-spirited hitchhiker who tempts Victoras to take the road not taken.

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2021-09-02 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Vasilis Magouliotis, Anton Weil

Rating

rating icon 6.844
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    attractive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inquisitive character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ultimately forgettable

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7 Groupers (2019)

A grad student kidnaps two homophobic high-school bullies to use as her subjects in an experiment performed at the bottom of an empty swimming pool.

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2019-03-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Nicole Dambro, Peter Mayer-Klepchick

Rating

rating icon 4.375
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly looking forward to
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inventive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    topical issue

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8 Nomadland (2021)

A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the western United States after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

Info

2021-01-29 | Drama

Cast

Frances McDormand, David Strathairn

Rating

rating icon 7.211
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rootless character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    overrated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    shortlisted

Trailer

Nomadland trailer
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9 Great Freedom (2021)

In post-war Germany, liberation by the Allies does not mean freedom for everyone. Hans Hoffmann is repeatedly imprisoned under Paragraph 175, which criminalizes homosexuality. Nevertheless, over the decades, he continues his quest for freedom and love, even if he finds it in the most unusual places.

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2021-11-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Franz Rogowski, Georg Friedrich

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    completely baffled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    toned down
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most memorable

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10 Bliss (2021)

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

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2021-02-05 | Science Fiction / Romance

Cast

Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 5.511
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    altered state
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blissful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    alternate reality

Trailer

Bliss trailer
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