Top movies with an alternate history that have a gripping drama

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

1 Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)

Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm. But the authorities believe he is the problem.

Info

2020-10-15 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Judi Dench, James D'Arcy

Rating

rating icon 6.3
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    slight miscast
  2. Ranked #2 for
    odd casting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    close call

Trailer

Six Minutes to Midnight trailer
play button

2 Emily (2022)

The imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights. Explore the relationships that inspired her – her raw, passionate sisterhood with Charlotte and Anne; her first aching, forbidden love for Weightman and her care for her maverick brother whom she idolises.

Info

2022-10-14 | History / Drama

Cast

Emma Mackey, Fionn Whitehead

Rating

rating icon 6.987
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capturing the spirit
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hurried
  3. Ranked #1 for
    disapproving character

Trailer

Emily trailer
play button

3 Linoleum (2023)

When the host of a failing children’s science show tries to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming an astronaut by building a rocket ship in his garage, a series of bizarre events occur that cause him to question his own reality.

Info

2023-03-17 | Science Fiction / Comedy

Cast

Jim Gaffigan, Rhea Seehorn

Rating

rating icon 6.5
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    directing with poetic beauty
  2. Ranked #3 for
    watch over and over again
  3. Ranked #3 for
    heavy drama

Trailer

Linoleum trailer
play button

4 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

Info

2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.87
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interesting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fine
  3. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate cinematography

Trailer

The Dig trailer
play button
download maimovie
Download
Maimovie Now

to discover other
95,757 similar movies

5 The Woman King (2022)

The story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen, and General Nanisca as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life.

Info

2022-09-16 | Action / Drama

Cast

Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu

Rating

rating icon 7.68
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fierce
  2. Ranked #1 for
    accurate
  3. Ranked #2 for
    repackaged

Trailer

The Woman King trailer
play button

6 Escape from Mogadishu (2021)

Diplomats from the North and South Korean embassies in Somalia attempt a daring joint escape from Mogadishu when the outbreak of civil war leaves them stranded.

Info

2021-07-28 | War / Action

Cast

Kim Yoon-seok, Jo In-sung

Rating

rating icon 7.074
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    close call
  2. Ranked #2 for
    easily identifiable cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    top form

Trailer

Escape from Mogadishu trailer
play button

7 Mr. Malcolm's List (2022)

When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm. Feeling humiliated and determined to exact revenge, she convinces her friend Selina Dalton to play the role of his ideal match. Soon, Mr. Malcolm wonders whether he’s found the perfect woman...or the perfect hoax.

Info

2022-07-01 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Freida Pinto, Sope Dirisu

Rating

rating icon 6.075
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inspiring cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    consummate actor

Trailer

Mr. Malcolm's List trailer
play button

8 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.

Info

2021-02-05 | Science Fiction / Romance

Cast

Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 5.511
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

Bliss trailer
play button

9 Freaks (2019)

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat—or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

Info

2019-09-12 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern

Rating

rating icon 6.756
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow start
  2. Ranked #2 for
    logical conclusion
  3. Ranked #2 for
    thickened plot

Trailer

Freaks trailer
play button

10 Horse Girl (2020)

A socially awkward woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.

Info

2020-01-27 | Drama

Cast

Alison Brie, Debby Ryan

Rating

rating icon 5.63
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    character with warped mind
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mentally ill
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with disturbed mind

Trailer

Horse Girl trailer
play button

FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top movies with an alternate history that have a gripping drama list are rated as close call, heavy drama, unpleasantly surprising, absolutely superb, distorted view, character with warped mind, delusional, mentally ill, with disturbed mind, slight miscast.
We collect all existing reviews on the web for all movies and proceed machine learning to calculate the A.I. ranking. It ranks the movies while automatically updating new information every week.
Using Taste search, Maimovie provides a unique system which helps you search for specific results through phrases that are collected from movie reviews and information from various movie databases. You can look for movies with phrases such as “adrenaline pumping movies” or “unexpected plot twist of all time.” The Maimovie application’s database covers movie information from all 540K+ movies and connects you to all 74+ available streaming services.