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Top rated awfully slow movies that are also like a history lesson

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and like a history lesson movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and like a history lesson, 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
    very slow moving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with memorable moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moving smoothly

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2 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
    more realistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly put together
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too slow-paced

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3 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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4 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
    historical point of view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    voluminous plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    enlightening

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5 The Lost City of Z (2016)

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

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2016-10-15 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    practically non-existent
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visually attractive
  3. Ranked #3 for
    utterly boring

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6 Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

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2005-05-03 | Drama / Action

Cast

Orlando Bloom, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    altruistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    technical perspective
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic scale

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7 Steve Jobs (2015)

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

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2015-10-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most accomplished
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deep insight
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stubborn character

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8 Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

A few decades after the destruction of the Inca Empire, a Spanish expedition led by the infamous Aguirre leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon River in search of the lost city of El Dorado. When great difficulties arise, Aguirre’s men start to wonder whether their quest will lead them to prosperity or certain death.

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1972-12-29 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    volatile character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most striking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    immediately recognizable casting

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9 Spotlight (2015)

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

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2015-11-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    white knight
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lending credibility
  3. Ranked #1 for
    emotional punch

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10 Marie Antoinette (2006)

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

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2006-05-24 | Drama / History

Cast

Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    improper character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ravishingly beautiful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pretty

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