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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 Jan 12 2021

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

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2 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
    deservedly won Oscars
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally absorbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant editing

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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
    heart-melting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    willed character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterstroke

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4 Gandhi (1982)

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

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1982-11-30 | Drama / History

Cast

Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    voluminous plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    historical point of view
  3. Ranked #1 for
    enlightening

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5 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
    articulate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sparse dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ingenue

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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
    slow and plodding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for meditation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    full of symbolism

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7 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.

Info

2018-12-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

KiKi Layne, Stephan James

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

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

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8 The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter.

Info

2001-12-14 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    clever dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    peculiar
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure genius

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9 Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

A widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and her land.

Info

1968-12-21 | Western

Cast

Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    air of menace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    directing with craftmanship
  3. Ranked #1 for
    weird camera angle

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10 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.

Info

2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly talented directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cinematically brilliant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    completely enthralling

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