Top rated awfully slow movies that are also brilliantly understated

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and brilliantly understated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and brilliantly understated, 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 May 03 2021

1 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
    unpleasantly surprising
  2. Ranked #1 for
    top flight
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully crafted

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2 Nobody Knows I'm Here (2020)

Memo lives on a remote Chilean sheep farm, hiding a beautiful singing voice from the outside world. A recluse with a glittery flair, he can't stop dwelling on the past, but what will happen once someone finally listens?

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2020-04-15 | Drama

Cast

Jorge Garcia, Millaray Lobos

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    breathtaking scenery
  2. Ranked #6 for
    swift pace
  3. Ranked #8 for
    awfully slow

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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
    vague ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    attention holding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wondering why on earth

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4 Bone Tomahawk (2015)

During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. The doctor's assistant, wife of the local foreman, tends to him in prison. That night, the town is attacked and they both disappear—only the arrow of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and the foreman's wife.

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2015-10-23 | Western / Horror

Cast

Kurt Russell, Matthew Fox

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    savage
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sluggish pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deliberate pace

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5 The Straight Story (1999)

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver's license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

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1999-10-15 | Drama

Cast

Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    panoramic shot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    touching and poignant
  3. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly endless

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6 Hostiles (2017)

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

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2017-12-22 | Western / Drama

Cast

Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stunning landscape
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gorgeous landscape
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hostile

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7 Leave No Trace (2018)

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

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2018-06-29 | Drama

Cast

Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    emotive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    assured
  3. Ranked #4 for
    emotionally engaging

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8 Open Range (2003)

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

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2003-08-29 | Western

Cast

Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most realistic
  2. Ranked #3 for
    thoroughly impressive
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fading out

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9 Loving (2016)

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

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2016-11-04 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    award-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    more engaging
  3. Ranked #2 for
    steady directing

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10 Marooned (1969)

After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to Earth only to find their de-orbit thrusters won't activate. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their plans are complicated by a Hurricane headed towards the launch site—and a shrinking air supply in the astronauts' capsule.

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1969-12-11 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Gregory Peck, Richard Crenna

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    never flagging
  2. Ranked #7 for
    groundbreaking special effect
  3. Ranked #7 for
    little hokey editing

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