Top rated awfully slow movies that are also terse

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and terse movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and terse, 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 His Girl Friday (1940)

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

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1940-01-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    clever dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sarcastic wit
  3. Ranked #1 for
    witty repartee

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2 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
    unethical character

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3 A Most Wanted Man (2014)

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg and becomes a person of interest for a covert government team which tracks the movements of potential terrorists.

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2014-07-25 | Thriller

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    farewell performance
  2. Ranked #4 for
    blindsided
  3. Ranked #4 for
    swan song

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4 Open Range (2003)

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

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2003-08-29 | Western

Cast

Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most realistic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    breathtaking landscape
  3. Ranked #3 for
    fiery climax

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5 Broken Flowers (2005)

As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

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2005-08-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Bill Murray, Julie Delpy

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less than satisfying
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blank-faced acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    snail pace

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6 Meek's Cutoff (2010)

Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.

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2010-09-05 | Drama / Western

Cast

Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ending rather abruptly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sparse dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ending abruptly

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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 Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

As the railroad builders advance unstoppably through the Arizona desert on their way to the sea, Jill arrives in the small town of Flagstone with the intention of starting a new life.

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1968-12-21 | Drama / Western

Cast

Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unmistakable acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    languorous
  3. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly harmonious

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9 Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

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2006-02-24 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    smart-ass
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly crafted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    complicated plot

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10 Mank (2020)

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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2020-11-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly awaited
  2. Ranked #1 for
    experienced director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rough draft

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