Top rated 20 social taboo movies with low-key lighting

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a social taboo and low-key lighting! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a social taboo and low-key lighting, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

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2019-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lasting a lifetime
  2. Ranked #1 for
    piece of art
  3. Ranked #1 for
    breathtakingly beautiful

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2 Native Son (2019)

A young black man named Bigger Thomas takes a job working for a highly influential Chicago family, a decision that will change the course of his life forever.

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2019-01-24 | Drama

Cast

Ashton Sanders, Margaret Qualley

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    odd choice of cast
  2. Ranked #3 for
    estimable
  3. Ranked #4 for
    downer

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3 The Devil's Machine (2019)

Antique expert Brendon Cole is summoned to authenticate a 300-year-old clockwork doll with a notoriously dark history known as The Inferno Princess. In the remote Highlands mansion where it has recently been uncovered, Brendon soon finds himself the victim of the automaton’s legendary curse as the malevolent forces surrounding it are terrifyingly awakened.

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2019-03-02 | Horror

Cast

Jamie Scott Gordon, Erich Redman

Rating

rating icon 4.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    effectively creepy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moody lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Baroque imagery

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4 Umma (2022)

Amanda and her daughter live a quiet life on an American farm, but when the remains of her estranged mother arrive from Korea, Amanda becomes haunted by the fear of turning into her own mother.

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2022-03-18 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Sandra Oh, Fivel Stewart

Rating

rating icon 5.382
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sighing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sturdy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    not scary at all

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5 Please Baby Please (2022)

After witnessing a murder in the gritty streets of 1950s Manhattan, newlyweds Suze and Arthur become the dangerous obsession of a greaser gang that awakens a sleeping quandary into the couple's sexual identity.

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2022-10-28 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Andrea Riseborough, Harry Melling

Rating

rating icon 5.81
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    demonstrative
  3. Ranked #2 for
    discrete plot

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6 Joyland (2022)

As a patriarchal family yearns for the birth of a son to continue their family line, their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls for its transgender starlet.

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2022-11-18 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Ali Junejo, Rasti Farooq

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    social issue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    casual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    regressive character

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7 Amy's F**k It List (2023)

Plain and basic Amy receives news that suddenly turns her world upside down. Together with her outspoken and bold Sister Mary, the pair embark on a mission to set things right in the world and reconnect their once lost bond along the way.

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2023-02-04 | Comedy

Cast

Alyson Gorske, Angel Prater

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rough draft
  2. Ranked #2 for
    engaging directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    decent time-passer

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8 Incantation (2022)

Inspired by a true story of a family who believed they were possessed by spirits, this film follows a woman who must protect her child from a curse. WARNING: This is a cursed video, it might contain certain risks to watch. For those who dares to follow, please solve the puzzle of my daughter's curse with me.

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2022-03-18 | Horror

Cast

Hsuan-yen Tsai, Kao Ying-Hsuan

Rating

rating icon 6.825
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely spooky
  3. Ranked #1 for
    non-linear narrative

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9 Benedetta (2021)

A 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core.

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2021-07-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Virginie Efira, Charlotte Rampling

Rating

rating icon 6.636
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    carnal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    titillating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sexual

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10 Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power (2022)

Investigates the politics of cinematic shot design, and how this meta-level of filmmaking intersects with the twin epidemics of sexual abuse/assault and employment discrimination against women, with over 80 movie clips from 1896 - 2020.

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2022-10-21 | Documentary / Drama

Cast

Nina Menkes, Rosanna Arquette

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    desirable cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nubile woman
  3. Ranked #1 for
    skewed view

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