Top rated 20 unifying theme movies with tortured genius

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

1 The French Dispatch (2021)

The staff of an American magazine based in France puts out its last issue, with stories featuring an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.

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2021-10-21 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Bill Murray, Benicio del Toro

Rating

rating icon 7.057
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    trademark style
  2. Ranked #1 for
    symmetrical directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most ambitious

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2 TÁR (2022)

Renowned musician Lydia Tár is days away from recording the symphony that will elevate her career. However, Lydia's elaborate facade begins to unravel, revealing dirty secrets and the corrosive nature of power.

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2022-09-23 | Drama / Music

Cast

Cate Blanchett, Nina Hoss

Rating

rating icon 7.102
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    musical genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    complex character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    vainglorious

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3 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.

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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
    masterly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sensational
  3. Ranked #1 for
    melodramatic

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4 Undine (2020)

Undine is a historian and tour guide at the Berlin City Museum specializing in urban development, while Christoph is an industrial diver. Linked by a love of the water, the two form an intense bond, which can only do so much to help Undine overcome the considerable baggage of her former affair.

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2020-07-01 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mythic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intoxicating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure cinema

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5 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
    painterly director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unblinking

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6 The Hand of God (2021)

In 1980s Naples, Italy, an awkward Italian teen struggling to find his place experiences heartbreak and liberation after he's inadvertently saved from a freak accident by football legend Diego Maradona.

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2021-11-24 | Drama

Cast

Filippo Scotti, Toni Servillo

Rating

rating icon 7.573
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of life
  2. Ranked #2 for
    stylistic flourish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    stylish camera work

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7 Pain and Glory (2019)

Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the present, when he feels an immeasurable emptiness, facing his mortality, the incapability of continuing filming, the impossibility of separating creation from his own life. The need of narrating his past can be his salvation.

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2019-03-22 | Drama

Cast

Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia

Rating

rating icon 7.393
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bold colors
  2. Ranked #1 for
    famed director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for introspection

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8 Shirley (2020)

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

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2020-09-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Elisabeth Moss, Odessa Young

Rating

rating icon 6.073
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intellectual directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    analytic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    literary genius

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9 The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, "Strange Fruit."

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2021-03-31 | Music / Drama

Cast

Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes

Rating

rating icon 6.59
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    splendid performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lynching
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quite remarkable

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10 Moonage Daydream (2022)

A cinematic odyssey featuring never-before-seen footage exploring David Bowie's creative and musical journey.

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2022-09-15 | Documentary / Music

Cast

David Bowie, Iman

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    psychedelic imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clever editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    creative genius

Trailer

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