Top rated awfully slow movies that are also potent

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and potent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and potent, 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 If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.

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2018-12-14 | Romance / Drama

Cast

KiKi Layne, Stephan James

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intelligently crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    richly textured
  3. Ranked #1 for
    soulful acting

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2 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    top flight
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely first-rate

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3 Train to Busan (2016)

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

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2016-07-20 | Action / Horror

Cast

Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfect pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    moving quickly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nice pace

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4 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
    leisurely pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of impending doom
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pitch perfect performance

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5 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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6 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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7 The Conversation (1974)

Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple are in danger.

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1974-04-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, John Cazale

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mood piece
  2. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly executed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    obscure

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8 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)

Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.

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2020-11-25 | Drama / Music

Cast

Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heavy dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    noteworthy performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely riveting

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9 You Were Never Really Here (2017)

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, his nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

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2017-11-08 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minimal character development
  2. Ranked #2 for
    artsy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    confronting

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10 Loving (2016)

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

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2016-11-04 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    maintaining steady
  2. Ranked #2 for
    award-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more compelling

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