Top rated 20 rite of passage movies with tortured genius

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

1 The Forty-Year-Old Version (2020)

Desperate for a breakthrough as she nears the big 4-0, struggling New York City playwright Radha finds inspiration by reinventing herself as a rapper.

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2020-01-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Radha Blank, Peter Y. Kim

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic vision
  2. Ranked #1 for
    considerably talented cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    undeniably talented cast

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2 Goya's Ghosts (2006)

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

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2006-11-08 | Drama

Cast

Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    artistic genius
  2. Ranked #5 for
    compelling portrayal
  3. Ranked #6 for
    intimate portrayal

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3 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.

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2002-06-14 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kieran Culkin, Emile Hirsch

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boyhood
  2. Ranked #2 for
    adolescent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dangerous subject

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4 Bronson (2008)

A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.

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2008-10-09 | Drama / Action

Cast

Tom Hardy, Matt King

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hyperviolent
  2. Ranked #2 for
    overly violent
  3. Ranked #7 for
    glamorizing

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5 Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.

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2015-09-09 | Documentary / Music

Cast

Janis Joplin, Cat Power

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate demise
  2. Ranked #5 for
    acting idol
  3. Ranked #7 for
    more intimate

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6 Head On (1998)

Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an unenthusiastic attempt to satisfy the sister of one of his best friends. While all of this is going on, he's facing problems with his traditional Greek parents, who have no clue about his sexual activities.

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1998-08-13 | Drama

Cast

Alex Dimitriades, Paul Capsis

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    virile character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    handsome and tall
  3. Ranked #2 for
    scornful character

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7 Dreamchild (1985)

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks back on it, she starts to see her relationship with the shy author/professor in a new way and realizes the vast change between the young Alice and the old.

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1985-10-04 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Coral Browne, Ian Holm

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    airtight
  2. Ranked #3 for
    underacting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fantasy sequence

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8 The Painter and the Thief (2020)

When two of artist Barbora Kysilkova’s most valuable paintings are stolen from a gallery at Frogner in Oslo, the police are able to find the thief after a few days, but the paintings are nowhere to be found. Barbora goes to the trial in hopes of finding clues, but instead she ends up asking the thief if she can paint a portrait of him. This will be the start of a very unusual friendship. Over three years, the cinematic documentary follows the incredible story of the artist looking for her stolen paintings, while at the same time turning the thief into art.

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2020-09-05 | Documentary

Cast

Barbora Kysilkova, Karl-Bertil Nordland

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    abstruse
  2. Ranked #2 for
    artistic genius
  3. Ranked #3 for
    empathetic character

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9 The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration and confronting reality with his childhood memories, a new character is born in the depths of his troubled mind; an old, lonely, embittered man, so vivid, so human, that a whole world grows around him, a story so inspiring that changed the meaning of Christmas forever.

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2017-10-12 | Drama / History

Cast

Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    in dire straits
  2. Ranked #3 for
    wonderful cast
  3. Ranked #4 for
    for St. Patrick's Day

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10 The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)

When a young man learns that his overbearing father is having an affair, he tries to stop it, only to be seduced by the older woman as well.

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2017-07-27 | Drama

Cast

Callum Turner, Jeff Bridges

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    creative
  2. Ranked #15 for
    earnest performance
  3. Ranked #15 for
    powerhouse performance

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