Top rated 20 rite of passage movies with deft directing

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

1 Broken English (2007)

Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her up that consistently fail, she has her friend’s (Drea de Matteo) disastrous blind dates to rely on as a backup for further dismay. She's surrounded by friends who are all happily engaged or romantically involved and somehow, love escapes Nora -- until she meets an unusual Frenchman (Melvil Poupaud) who helps her discover life beyond her self-imposed boundaries.

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2007-01-01 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Parker Posey, Drea de Matteo

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    beautiful actress
  2. Ranked #4 for
    fine actor
  3. Ranked #4 for
    mildly enjoyable

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2 Thelma (2017)

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable abilities.

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2017-09-15 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    expert shooting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    stunning photography
  3. Ranked #3 for
    strictly religious

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3 An Education (2009)

Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David, a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

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2009-10-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    naive character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    swept away

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4 Big Business (1988)

In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths.

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1988-06-10 | Comedy

Cast

Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bumpkin
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quite amusing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    revisiting

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5 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.

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2009-07-07 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Robin Wright, Alan Arkin

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sterling casting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    intuitive
  3. Ranked #4 for
    most famous role

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6 Teeth (2007)

Dawn is an active member of her high-school chastity club but, when she meets Tobey, nature takes its course, and the pair answer the call. They suddenly learn she is a living example of the vagina dentata myth, when the encounter takes a grisly turn.

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2007-06-17 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Jess Weixler, John Hensley

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stinging lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clearly relished role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    manhood

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7 Steppe Man (2012)

One steppe man is living far from the cities closely communicating with the nature. His father teaches him all wisdom of the steppe life. After his father’s death he meets a young woman, who comes from the village. Meeting her is a new page in his life and a huge step into the big and unfamiliar life ahead...

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2012-11-20 | Drama

Cast

Bahruz Ahmadli, Salome Demuria

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    destined for greatness
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beyond realms
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tight pace

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8 The Edukators (2004)

Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.

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2004-10-25 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Daniel Brühl, Julia Jentsch

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    idealism
  2. Ranked #2 for
    liberal view
  3. Ranked #3 for
    rebellious youth

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9 Secrets of the Heart (1997)

Javi and his friend Carlos visit an old house on the outskirts of a small Spanish village. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is intrigued with a room which is always closed (the room where his father was found dead). He is so interested in these mysteries that he starts to investigate all the secrets of these dead people and their stories.

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1997-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Carmelo Gómez, Charo López

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rather uneventful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unrewarding
  3. Ranked #2 for
    juicy atmosphere

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10 Boy (2010)

It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king - even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy's father, Alamein, appears out of the blue. Having imagined a heroic version of his father during his absence, Boy comes face to face with the real version-an incompetent hoodlum who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years before.

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2010-02-14 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

James Rolleston, Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    boyhood
  2. Ranked #3 for
    unknown actor
  3. Ranked #4 for
    emotionally powerful

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