Top rated awfully slow movies that are also absolutely captivating

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and absolutely captivating movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and absolutely captivating, 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 Jul 19 2021

1 Freaks (2019)

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat—or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

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2019-03-02 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    glad
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slow start
  3. Ranked #2 for
    no hesitation in recommending

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2 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    top-rated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly competent directing

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3 Hold the Dark (2018)

In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

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2018-09-22 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mystified
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely baffled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cryptic theme

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4 The King (2019)

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

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2019-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more accurate
  2. Ranked #2 for
    convincing performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    captivating finish

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5 Take Shelter (2011)

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

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2011-09-30 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    leisurely pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of foreboding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sense of impending doom

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6 I See You (2019)

When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie. Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at Jackie's grip on reality. But after a malicious presence manifests itself in their home and puts their son, Connor, in mortal danger, the cold, hard truth about evil in the Harper household is finally uncovered.

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2019-09-11 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Helen Hunt, Jon Tenney

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nice twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    well-executed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly executed

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7 The Vanishing (2019)

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

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2019-01-04 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit slow
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slow and deliberate
  3. Ranked #4 for
    braindead

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8 If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.

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2018-12-14 | Romance / Drama

Cast

KiKi Layne, Stephan James

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    richly textured
  2. Ranked #1 for
    soulful acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intelligently crafted

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9 Talaash (2012)

A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.

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2012-11-30 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    showing underbelly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally engrossing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    attention grabbing

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10 Train to Busan (2016)

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

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2016-07-20 | Action / Horror

Cast

Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfect pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    moving quickly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nice pace

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