Top rated 25 rite of passage movies with sure-footed director

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a rite of passage and sure-footed director! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a rite of passage and sure-footed director, 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 #3 for
    mildly enjoyable
  2. Ranked #4 for
    paint-by-number
  3. Ranked #4 for
    beautiful actress

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2 The Ultimate Gift (2007)

When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.

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2007-03-09 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Drew Fuller, Abigail Breslin

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    personal growth
  2. Ranked #10 for
    playboy
  3. Ranked #12 for
    sheer force

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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
    cultured

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4 Secretariat (2010)

Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

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2010-08-20 | Drama

Cast

Diane Lane, John Malkovich

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    slam-dunk
  2. Ranked #20 for
    steady directing
  3. Ranked #23 for
    more exciting

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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 #5 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
    clearly relished role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stinging lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    manhood

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7 Mud (2013)

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.

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2013-04-26 | Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    slowly developing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slice of life
  3. Ranked #11 for
    relative newcomer

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8 Lady Bird (2017)

Lady Bird McPherson, a strong willed, deeply opinionated, artistic 17 year old comes of age in Sacramento. Her relationship with her mother and her upbringing are questioned and tested as she plans to head off to college.

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2017-09-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of life
  2. Ranked #2 for
    adolescent
  3. Ranked #4 for
    interesting dynamic

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9 Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)

1942, in the middle of Northeastern Brazil, two very different men meet along the road: Johan, an aspirin salesman avoiding the German draft, and Ranulpho, a rural Brazilian seeking escape from the drought.

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2005-05-17 | Drama

Cast

João Miguel, Peter Ketnath

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    deserving nods
  2. Ranked #3 for
    deserving nods from Oscars
  3. Ranked #4 for
    assured

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10 Sadie's Last Days on Earth (2016)

Everything in high school is like the world ending and Sadie Mitchell's crippling fear of the coming apocalypse is the heightened version of that.

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2016-12-09 | Comedy

Cast

Morgan Taylor Campbell, Ricardo Hoyos

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    extrovert
  2. Ranked #6 for
    light and breezy
  3. Ranked #8 for
    hitting all the right notes

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