Top rated awfully slow movies that are also definitely classic

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and definitely classic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and definitely classic, 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 26 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
    lively pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quick-witted liner
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quick-witted dialogue

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2 The House of the Devil (2009)

In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.

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2009-04-25 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    building tension
  2. Ranked #1 for
    building suspense
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ratcheting up tension

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3 The Ghoul (1933)

Professor Morlant, a British Egyptologist, seeks immortality through the power of a jewel buried in the tomb of an Oriental idol. Upon his death, Morlant returns to earth to seek vengeance upon those who removed the jewel from his grave.

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1933-08-01 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    pristine
  2. Ranked #2 for
    eerily effective
  3. Ranked #3 for
    low-key lighting

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4 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
    absolutely first-rate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    historically important
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly understated

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5 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 #2 for
    breathtaking landscape
  3. Ranked #3 for
    thoroughly impressive

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6 The Sisters Brothers (2018)

Oregon, 1851. Hermann Kermit Warm, a chemist and aspiring gold prospector, keeps a profitable secret that the Commodore wants to know, so he sends the Sisters brothers, two notorious assassins, to capture him on his way to California.

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2018-09-19 | Western / Drama

Cast

John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    moderately enjoyable
  2. Ranked #7 for
    nihilistic
  3. Ranked #8 for
    for in-depth character study

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7 Gretel & Hansel (2020)

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

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2020-01-30 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Sophia Lillis, Samuel Leakey

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    creepy vibes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moody and atmospheric
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visually interesting

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8 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

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2019-01-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    entertaining enough
  2. Ranked #4 for
    reasonably entertaining
  3. Ranked #4 for
    entertaining ending

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9 Don (2006)

DCP DeSilva sees a way to bring to justice the feared head of a criminal empire by recruiting a man named Vijay, who looks exactly like the crime boss. The ruse works too well, and soon Vijay finds his life in danger when DeSilva, the only one who knows his true identity, dies.

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2006-10-20 | Action / Drama

Cast

Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sleek
  2. Ranked #1 for
    super slick
  3. Ranked #2 for
    slickly made

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10 The BFG (2016)

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

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2016-06-01 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    whimsical character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wispy plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to original

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