Top rated awfully slow movies that are also intellectually challenging

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and intellectually challenging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and intellectually challenging, 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 May 03 2021

1 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
    brilliant casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    alternate history
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more accurate

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2 By the Sea (2015)

Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of its more vibrant inhabitants, such as a local bar/café-keeper and a hotel owner.

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2015-11-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    in doldrums
  2. Ranked #1 for
    voyeuristic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    slow moving

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3 Archive (2020)

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

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2020-08-13 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Theo James, Stacy Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cyberpunk
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intellectually stimulating
  3. Ranked #2 for
    immersive story

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4 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 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mildly interesting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    adding credibility
  3. Ranked #2 for
    non-professional actor

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5 High Life (2018)

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

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2018-09-26 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    most revealing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    painfully slow
  3. Ranked #2 for
    familiar theme

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6 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
    painfully slow
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for contemplation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    snoozing

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7 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

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2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crisp dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    keeping attention
  3. Ranked #1 for
    consistently engaged

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

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9 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 #2 for
    highly polished
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nicely executed

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10 The Endless (2018)

Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

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2018-04-06 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly original
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wholly original
  3. Ranked #3 for
    refreshingly original directing

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