Top rated awfully slow movies that are also most powerful

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and most powerful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and most powerful, 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 Miss Sloane (2016)

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

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2016-11-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stellar performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for political debate
  3. Ranked #3 for
    always reliable actor

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2 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
    slow and deliberate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for contemplation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely nothing happening

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3 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.

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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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4 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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5 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

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2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    morose
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wonderful script

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6 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.

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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
    sumptuous cinematography

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7 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
    smart-ass
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slightly confusing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    complicated plot

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8 Sound of Metal (2020)

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

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2020-11-20 | Drama / Music

Cast

Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    career-defining performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    life-altering
  3. Ranked #1 for
    drowned-out dialogue

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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.

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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
    like a history lesson
  3. Ranked #3 for
    historical interest

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10 I've Loved You So Long (2008)

A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.

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2008-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow beginning
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gradual beginning
  3. Ranked #2 for
    straining credulity

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