Top rated awfully slow movies on Sundance Now

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow movies on Sundance Now! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best awfully slow movies on Sundance Now, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jun 21 2021

1 Sweet Country (2018)

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.

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2018-01-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Hamilton Morris, Bryan Brown

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping cinematography
  2. Ranked #7 for
    with light moments
  3. Ranked #9 for
    historically important

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2 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

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2009-02-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    attention capturing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally gripping
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cleverly constructed

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3 Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.

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2015-05-25 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Nilbio Torres, Antonio Bolivar

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    untarnished character
  2. Ranked #5 for
    lasting a lifetime
  3. Ranked #8 for
    intangible idea

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4 We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

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2011-09-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    psychopath
  2. Ranked #1 for
    psychological insight
  3. Ranked #1 for
    early childhood

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5 The Keeping Room (2014)

In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated farmhouse that she shares with her sister Louise and their female slave Mad. When the pair of soldiers track Augusta down intent on exacting revenge, the trio of women are forced to take up arms to fend off their assailants, finding ways to resourcefully defend their home––and themselves––as the escalating attacks become more unpredictable and relentless.

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2014-09-25 | Drama / Western

Cast

Hailee Steinfeld, Sam Worthington

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow tempo
  2. Ranked #4 for
    resilient character
  3. Ranked #8 for
    keeping momentum

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6 Ida (2013)

Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

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2013-10-25 | Drama

Cast

Agata Trzebuchowska, Agata Kulesza

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    artistic view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    aesthetically valuable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shadowy lighting

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7 Marjorie Prime (2017)

A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.

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2017-01-23 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Jon Hamm, Geena Davis

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    futuristic technology
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lot of talking

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8 The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

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2005-10-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intellectual directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    petty
  3. Ranked #2 for
    reasonably intelligent

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9 Long Day's Journey Into Night (2018)

Luo Hongwu returns to Kaili, the hometown from which he fled many years ago. He begins the search for the woman he loved, and whom he has never been able to forget.

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2018-10-07 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Huang Jue, Tang Wei

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    dream-like atmosphere
  2. Ranked #8 for
    like surreal dream
  3. Ranked #8 for
    dream-like

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10 Capote (2005)

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

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2005-09-30 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #118 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #129 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #162 for
    masterful story

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