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Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and gaining insight movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and gaining insight, 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 Jan 26 2021

1 Gandhi (1982)

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

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1982-11-30 | Drama / History

Cast

Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sheerly powerful directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    peaceful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    historical significance

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2 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

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1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deliberately slow
  2. Ranked #1 for
    use of low lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    restless

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3 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nasty piece of work
  2. Ranked #1 for
    entirely convincing acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most telling

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4 Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

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2003-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    respite
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lush scenery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quiet

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5 Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict

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2005-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    immediately grabbing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sensitively handled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    narrow-minded

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6 The Good Shepherd (2006)

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in the newly founded OSS. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family.

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2006-12-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    established actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brief role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deadly dull

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7 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

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2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strident voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uncertain future
  3. Ranked #1 for
    masterfully executed

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8 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 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely pleasureable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lost innocence
  3. Ranked #1 for
    autumnal

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9 Super Size Me (2004)

Morgan Spurlock subjects himself to a diet based only on McDonald's fast food three times a day for thirty days without exercising to try to prove why so many Americans are fat or obese. He submits himself to a complete check-up by three doctors, comparing his weight along the way, resulting in a scary conclusion.

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2004-01-17 | Documentary / Comedy

Cast

Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    overreacting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    lasting effect
  3. Ranked #4 for
    comprehensive

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10 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Info

2019-05-02 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Zac Efron, Lily Collins

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different point of perspective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inciting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gruesome murder

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