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Top rated awfully slow movies that are also sobering

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and sobering movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and sobering, 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 Jan 12 2021

1 Hereditary (2018)

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

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2018-06-07 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Toni Collette, Alex Wolff

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    knocking socks off
  2. Ranked #1 for
    haunting visual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    squirming in seat

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2 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more efficient
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tacked on
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visually aesthetic

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3 Hereafter (2010)

Three people — a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy — are touched by death in different ways.

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2010-10-22 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Matt Damon, Cécile de France

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling forced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    contrived situation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    master filmmaker

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4 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 | Drama / Romance

Cast

KiKi Layne, Stephan James

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    languid pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lush photography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    euphoric character

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5 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 plodding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for meditation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate

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6 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    arch nemesis
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cinematically brilliant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely riveting

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7 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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2017-12-12 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mentally unstable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stylistic touch
  3. Ranked #1 for
    surreal imagery

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8 Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

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2003-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unloved character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    articulate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dead inside

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9 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.

Info

2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unrewarding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    twist of fate

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10 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.

Info

2018-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comprehensive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stylistic element
  3. Ranked #1 for
    minimal dialogue

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