Top rated awfully slow movies that are also comically brilliant

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and comically brilliant movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and comically brilliant, 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 10 2021

1 His Girl Friday (1940)

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

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1940-01-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    witty dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    snappy pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    witty repartee

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2 The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter.

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2001-10-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fully-formed cast
  2. Ranked #2 for
    irregular
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deadpan humor

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3 Click (2006)

A married workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life's little distractions with increasingly hysterical results.

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2006-06-23 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more dramatic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more serious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    little serious atmosphere

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4 Rustom (2016)

A naval officer is devastated to learn about his wife's extramarital affair with a rich businessman while he was away. He pays him a visit and shoots him to death, following which he surrenders himself but claims to be "not guilty" in the court, much to the surprise of the businessman's sister and the officers dealing with his case.

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2016-08-12 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Akshay Kumar, Ileana D'Cruz

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    decorative imagery
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for deliberation
  3. Ranked #3 for
    challenging role

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5 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a married man. They travel the sea, all too often running into pirates and, perhaps more traumatically, various figures from Zissou's past, including his estranged wife, Eleanor.

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2004-12-10 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Bill Murray, Owen Wilson

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deadpan humor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    droll dialogue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eclectic cast

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6 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
    seemingly endless
  3. Ranked #2 for
    touching and poignant

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7 The Nice Guys (2016)

A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.

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2016-05-15 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    witty banter
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great chemistry together
  3. Ranked #1 for
    comedic chops

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8 WALL·E (2008)

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.

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2008-06-22 | Animation / Family

Cast

Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    instantly gratifying
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for a couch potato
  3. Ranked #5 for
    definite winner

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9 The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a llama, who accidentally ends up in Pacha's village. Pacha offers to help Kuzco if he doesn't destroy his house, and so they form an unlikely partnership.

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2000-12-15 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

David Spade, John Goodman

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enormously entertaining
  2. Ranked #1 for
    in stitches
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most creative

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10 Bubba Ho-tep (2002)

Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then missed his chance to switch back. He must team up with JFK and fight an ancient Egyptian mummy for the souls of their fellow residents.

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2002-06-09 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slapping knee
  2. Ranked #2 for
    absurd premise
  3. Ranked #2 for
    off-kilter

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