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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 Jan 19 2021

1 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.

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2011-09-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Gary Oldman, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat tedious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    top-ranking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow moving

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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
    historically accurate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rapid pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    straining credibility

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3 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nightmare scenario
  2. Ranked #1 for
    enraged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more efficient

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4 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
    too slow-paced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    excellently portrayal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly put together

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5 Hereafter (2010)

Three people — a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy — are touched by death in different ways.

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2010-10-22 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Matt Damon, Cécile de France

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eternal question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    profound effect
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling forced

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6 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
    scaled back
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glamorous cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quick-witted liner

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7 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
    elaborately staged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deliberately slow
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watching multiple times

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8 Midsommar (2019)

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

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2019-07-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    increasingly violent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully crafted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic merit

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9 The Hateful Eight (2015)

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Info

2015-12-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mean streaked
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grisly image
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unmistakable acting

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10 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.

Info

2017-04-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    full of symbolism
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for meditation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate

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