Top rated awfully slow movies that are also fairly faithful to book

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and fairly faithful to book movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and fairly faithful to book, 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 1922 (2017)

A simple yet proud rancher conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.

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2017-10-20 | Horror / Crime

Cast

Thomas Jane, Molly Parker

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    deliberate pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    keeping momentum
  3. Ranked #2 for
    slow pace

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2 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
    intelligently crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    soulful acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    powerful imagery

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3 The Bookshop (2017)

Set in a small English town in 1959, a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.

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2017-11-10 | Drama

Cast

Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    small-minded
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slow moving
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lively pace

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4 A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

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2018-03-08 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey

Rating

rating icon 5.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    misfired
  2. Ranked #2 for
    insult to injury
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cringe-worthy dialogue

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5 The Girl on the Train (2021)

When a voyeuristic divorcee fixates on the lives of a perfect couple a far, she soon gets embroiled in a murder mystery that unfolds revealing truths about her own life.

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2021-02-26 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    typical hollywood fare
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hammy acting

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6 After (2019)

Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.

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2019-04-11 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit rushed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling a little rushed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bummed

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7 A Most Wanted Man (2014)

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg and becomes a person of interest for a covert government team which tracks the movements of potential terrorists.

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2014-07-25 | Thriller

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    farewell performance
  2. Ranked #4 for
    with crowning moments
  3. Ranked #4 for
    swan song

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8 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 #3 for
    wondrous

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9 Pet Sematary (2019)

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

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2019-04-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    workman-like directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    not scary
  3. Ranked #2 for
    zero character development

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10 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
    historically accurate

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