Top rated awfully slow movies that are also for discussion

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and for discussion movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and for discussion, 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 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
    hardworking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of foreboding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leisurely pace

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2 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
    relaxed pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly endless

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3 Miss Sloane (2016)

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

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2016-11-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stellar performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for political debate
  3. Ranked #3 for
    always reliable actor

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4 I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    food for thought
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ethical question

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5 A Ghost Story (2017)

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

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2017-04-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for contemplation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    melancholy mood

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6 The Beyond (2018)

Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover what the astronauts encountered on their first of its kind interstellar space journey.

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2018-01-09 | Science Fiction

Cast

David Bailie, Jane Perry

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    non-professional actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    adding credibility
  3. Ranked #3 for
    intelligent and thoughtful character

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7 The Conversation (1974)

Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple are in danger.

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1974-04-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, John Cazale

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mood piece
  2. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly executed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    obscure

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8 You Were Never Really Here (2017)

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, his nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

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2017-11-08 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minimal character development
  2. Ranked #2 for
    artsy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    choppy editing

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9 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

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1979-12-07 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strained plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly slow
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond

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10 Unbreakable (2000)

An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead — and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.

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2000-11-22 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unusual camera angle
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    labored acting

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