Top rated awfully slow movies that are also most challenging

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

1 Take Shelter (2011)

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

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2011-09-30 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pitch perfect performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    leisurely pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sense of foreboding

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2 Burning (2018)

Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby...

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2018-05-17 | Mystery / Drama

Cast

Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly performed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    languorous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too slow-paced

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3 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
    melancholy mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    painfully slow

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4 Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

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2006-02-24 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    smart-ass
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slightly confusing

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5 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.

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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
    extreme

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6 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
    grotesque visual
  2. Ranked #2 for
    weirded out
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most unsettling

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7 Possessor Uncut (2020)

Tasya Vos, an elite corporate assassin, uses brain-implant technology to take control of other people’s bodies to terminate high profile targets. As she sinks deeper into her latest assignment, Vos becomes trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her.

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2020-10-02 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grisly image
  2. Ranked #1 for
    getting under my skin
  3. Ranked #1 for
    excessively violent

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8 The Assistant (2020)

A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.

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2020-01-31 | Drama

Cast

Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    soul-crushing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more exciting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    deadly dull

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9 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

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2003-12-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly captivating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visual beauty
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography

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10 Madras Cafe (2013)

An Indian intelligence agent journeys to a war-torn coastal island to break a resolute rebel group and meets a passionate journalist.

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2013-08-23 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tightly constructed
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wonderfully executed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    well-executed

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