Top rated 25 social taboo movies with technically impressive directing

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

1 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
    lust
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sexual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    debased

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2 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
    compelling portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exquisite
  3. Ranked #1 for
    breathtaking photography

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3 On the Count of Three (2022)

Val has reached a place where he feels the only way out is to end things. But he considers himself a bit of a failure—his effectiveness lacking—so he figures he could use some help. As luck would have it, Val’s best friend, Kevin, is recovering from a failed suicide attempt, so he seems like the perfect partner for executing this double suicide plan. But before they go, they have some unfinished business to attend to.

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2022-05-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbott

Rating

rating icon 6.448
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    solid directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark subject
  3. Ranked #1 for
    serious topic

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4 Riceboy Sleeps (2023)

Set in the 90s, a Korean single mother raises her young son in the suburbs of Canada determined to provide a better life for him than the one she left behind.

Info

2023-03-17 | Drama

Cast

Choi Seung-yoon, Ethan Hwang

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flowing beautifully
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping vista

Trailer

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5 Empire of Light (2022)

The duty manager of a seaside cinema, who is struggling with her mental health, forms a relationship with a new employee on the south coast of England in the 1980s.

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2022-12-09 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward

Rating

rating icon 6.67
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for Valentine's Day
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like The Last Picture Show
  3. Ranked #2 for
    can hear a pin drop

Trailer

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6 The World to Come (2021)

In 1856, two women forge a close connection despite their isolation on the American frontier.

Info

2021-02-12 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Katherine Waterston, Casey Affleck

Rating

rating icon 6.947
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chore-like
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with moments of tenderness
  3. Ranked #1 for
    harsh

Trailer

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7 Parallel Mothers (2021)

Two unmarried women who have become pregnant by accident and are about to give birth meet in a hospital room: Janis, in her late-thirties, unrepentant and happy; Ana, a teenager, remorseful and frightened.

Info

2021-10-08 | Drama

Cast

Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit

Rating

rating icon 6.833
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    parallel story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    melodramatic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    masterly

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8 Turning Red (2022)

Thirteen-year-old Mei is experiencing the awkwardness of being a teenager with a twist – when she gets too excited, she transforms into a giant red panda.

Info

2022-03-10 | Animation / Family

Cast

Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh

Rating

rating icon 7.381
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    young adulthood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    strident voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gradual turn

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9 And Then We Danced (2019)

Merab, a devoted dancer, has been training for years with his partner Mary for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another male dancer, Irakli, sparks both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause Merab to risk his future in dance as well as his relationships.

Info

2019-09-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili

Rating

rating icon 7.36
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    traditional
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clean-cut
  3. Ranked #1 for
    manly

Trailer

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10 Swallow (2020)

Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.

Info

2020-01-15 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell

Rating

rating icon 6.639
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for psychological study
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mood piece
  3. Ranked #1 for
    magnetizing

Trailer

Swallow trailer
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