Top rated awfully slow movies that are also telling

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and telling movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and telling, 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 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
    brilliantly understated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly competent directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully crafted

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

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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
    seemingly endless
  3. Ranked #2 for
    relaxed pace

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4 Leave No Trace (2018)

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

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2018-06-29 | Drama

Cast

Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    assured
  2. Ranked #2 for
    emotive
  3. Ranked #4 for
    emotionally engaging

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5 Lad: A Yorkshire Story (2012)

After the death of his father, a teenage boy forms a healing friendship with a park ranger in the Yorkshire Dales

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2012-05-01 | Drama

Cast

Bretten Lord, Nancy Clarkson

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    magnificent photography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with tear-jerking moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    superb writing

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6 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
    painfully slow
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for contemplation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    snoozing

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7 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

Info

2019-06-07 | Drama

Cast

Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    melancholic
  2. Ranked #3 for
    beautiful cinematography
  3. Ranked #3 for
    moody cinematography

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8 The Midnight Sky (2020)

A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

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2020-12-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

George Clooney, Felicity Jones

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually engaging
  2. Ranked #3 for
    glacial pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    meaningless

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9 Ammonite (2020)

In 1840s England, palaeontologist Mary Anning and a young woman sent by her husband to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship. Despite the chasm between their social spheres and personalities, Mary and Charlotte discover they can each offer what the other has been searching for: the realisation that they are not alone. It is the beginning of a passionate and all-consuming love affair that will defy all social bounds and alter the course of both lives irrevocably.

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2020-11-13 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    glum
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dour subject
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cheerless

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10 Nomadland (2021)

A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the western United States after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

Info

2021-01-29 | Drama

Cast

Frances McDormand, David Strathairn

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    concurrent
  2. Ranked #2 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping landscape

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