Top rated 25 rite of passage movies with directorial achievement

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

1 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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2 Meeting Gorbachev (2019)

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of his country.

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2019-05-03 | Documentary

Cast

Mikhail Gorbachev, Werner Herzog

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    breathy voice
  2. Ranked #5 for
    for meaningful conversation
  3. Ranked #5 for
    uncritical

Trailer

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3 The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)

Pennsylvania, 1993. After getting caught with another girl, teenager Cameron Post is sent to a conversion therapy center run by the strict Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, whose treatment consists in repenting for feeling “same sex attraction.” Cameron befriends fellow sinners Jane and Adam, thus creating a new family to deal with the surrounding intolerance.

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2018-07-18 | Drama

Cast

Chloë Grace Moretz, John Gallagher Jr.

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    empathetic character
  2. Ranked #5 for
    riled up
  3. Ranked #8 for
    impeccable casting

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4 Desperados (2020)

A panicked young woman and her two best friends fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to her new boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her former beau, who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme.

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2020-07-01 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Nasim Pedrad, Anna Camp

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    female lead cast
  2. Ranked #9 for
    cringe-worthy
  3. Ranked #9 for
    crystalline

Trailer

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5 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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6 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
    considerably talented cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic vision
  3. Ranked #2 for
    undeniably talented cast

Trailer

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7 The Colours of My Father: A Portrait of Sam Borenstein (1992)

A glimpse of the life and work of painter Sam Borenstein.

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1992-01-01 | Animation / Documentary

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Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    conventional narrative
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bold colors
  3. Ranked #4 for
    astute

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8 Raising Victor Vargas (2002)

The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, who is very careful and calculating when it comes to how she deals with men.

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2002-05-16 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Victor Rasuk, Judy Marte

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    manhood
  2. Ranked #6 for
    slice of life
  3. Ranked #7 for
    non-professional actor

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9 The Short Game (2013)

Each year, the world’s best 7 year-old golfers descend on Pinehurst, North Carolina to compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf. The Short Game follows eight of these very young athletes on their quest to become the sport’s next phenom.

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2013-09-20 | Documentary

Cast

Edd Hall, Jennifer Van Horn

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dusky
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more palatable
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more appealing

Trailer

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10 Fat City (1972)

Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.

Info

1972-07-26 | Drama

Cast

Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    showing underside
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dead end
  3. Ranked #3 for
    downbeat tone

Trailer

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