Top rated awfully slow movies that are also small-scale

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and small-scale movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and small-scale, 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 Midnight Special (2016)

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

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2016-02-12 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jaeden Martell

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more expansive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    otherworldly
  3. Ranked #3 for
    left unexplained

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2 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.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

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

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3 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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4 Wildlife (2018)

14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry — a housewife and a golf pro — in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job (and his sense of purpose) he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves.

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2018-09-23 | Drama

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    steady directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    memorable performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    strong performance

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5 Roma (2018)

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

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2018-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wide plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    masterfully executed

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6 Prospect (2018)

A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive.

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2018-10-02 | Science Fiction

Cast

Sophie Thatcher, Pedro Pascal

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    one of rare gems
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pleasant change
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gritty atmosphere

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7 Monsters (2010)

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an infected zone. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain "the creatures," while a journalist agrees to escort a shaken tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

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2010-06-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    nicely filmed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    down to earth
  3. Ranked #5 for
    decently budgeted

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8 Killing Them Softly (2012)

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

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2012-07-30 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    seedy topic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lot of talking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    capable directing

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9 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.

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2010-05-19 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    popcorn flick
  2. Ranked #2 for
    summer blockbuster
  3. Ranked #6 for
    bit wooden

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10 Breakdown (1997)

When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret.

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1997-05-02 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reluctant hero
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thrilling ride at finish
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nightmare scenario

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