Top rated awfully slow movies that are also more ambitious

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

1 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.

Info

1999-10-15 | Drama

Cast

Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    panoramic shot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    relaxed pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly endless

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2 The Lodge (2020)

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

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2020-01-16 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    gloomy atmosphere
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sense of foreboding
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tense atmosphere

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3 The Beguiled (2017)

During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events.

Info

2017-06-23 | Drama

Cast

Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    acclaimed director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    southern belle
  3. Ranked #1 for
    chamber piece

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4 Broken Flowers (2005)

As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

Info

2005-08-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Bill Murray, Julie Delpy

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    blank-faced acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less than satisfying
  3. Ranked #2 for
    underplayed acting

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5 Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

As the railroad builders advance unstoppably through the Arizona desert on their way to the sea, Jill arrives in the small town of Flagstone with the intention of starting a new life.

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1968-12-21 | Drama / Western

Cast

Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unmistakable acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    languorous
  3. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly harmonious

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6 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.

Info

2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ethical question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    super-smart

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7 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. In order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things go horribly wrong, and the situation spirals rapidly into a cycle of violence and revenge.

Info

2002-03-29 | Action / Drama

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Shin Ha-kyun

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    visceral
  2. Ranked #2 for
    grim tale
  3. Ranked #4 for
    cruel twist

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8 Hard Eight (1996)

A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.

Info

1996-02-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Philip Baker Hall, Gwyneth Paltrow

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less successful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interesting character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    substantial role

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9 Free State of Jones (2016)

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

Info

2016-06-24 | Action / Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    slice of history
  2. Ranked #3 for
    history buff
  3. Ranked #3 for
    like a history lesson

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10 Open Range (2003)

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Info

2003-08-29 | Western

Cast

Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most realistic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    breathtaking landscape
  3. Ranked #3 for
    thoroughly impressive

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