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Top rated awfully slow movies that are also historical

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and historical movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and historical, 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 12 2021

1 The Irishman (2019)

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

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2019-11-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with memorable moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    very slow moving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for contemplation

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2 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    straining credibility
  2. Ranked #1 for
    applauded ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    close-minded

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3 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
    excellently portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too slow-paced
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly put together

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4 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
    underplayed acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deadly dull
  3. Ranked #2 for
    stellar cast

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5 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
    voluminous plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    historical point of view
  3. Ranked #1 for
    enlightening

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6 Hugo (2011)

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

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2011-11-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow start
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bitter
  3. Ranked #1 for
    richly detailed

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7 Inglourious Basterds (2009)

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

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2009-08-18 | Drama / Action

Cast

Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for questioning
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most audacious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    punchy dialogue

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8 Lust, Caution (2007)

During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.

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2007-09-28 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Tang Wei

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly capturing mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    erotically charging
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brightly lit imagery

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9 Roma (2018)

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

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2018-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minimal dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    meticulously crafted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stylistic element

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10 National Treasure (2004)

Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

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2004-11-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    national treasure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly satisfying
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mild entertainment

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