Top rated awfully slow movies that are also thought-provoking

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and thought-provoking movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and thought-provoking, 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 19 2021

1 Hold the Dark (2018)

In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

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2018-09-22 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cryptic theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining interest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    maintaining interest

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2 Take Shelter (2011)

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

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2011-09-30 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pitch perfect performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of foreboding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leisurely pace

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3 The Vanishing (2019)

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

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2019-01-04 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit slow
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slow and deliberate
  3. Ranked #4 for
    chore-like

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4 Archive (2020)

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

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2020-08-13 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Theo James, Stacy Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cyberpunk
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprising ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intellectually stimulating

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5 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
    emotive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    assured
  3. Ranked #4 for
    emotionally engaging

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6 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

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1979-12-07 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strained plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ponderous

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7 Unbreakable (2000)

An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead — and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.

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2000-11-22 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    labored acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    low-key performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deliberate pace

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8 The Beyond (2018)

Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover what the astronauts encountered on their first of its kind interstellar space journey.

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2018-01-09 | Science Fiction

Cast

David Bailie, Jane Perry

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    non-professional actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    adding credibility
  3. Ranked #3 for
    intelligent and thoughtful character

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9 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
    painfully slow
  3. Ranked #1 for
    melancholy mood

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10 Extinction (2018)

A chief mechanic at a factory, haunted by apocalyptic nightmares, becomes a hero when Earth is invaded by a mysterious army bent on destruction.

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2018-07-26 | Action / Drama

Cast

Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    neat twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    whiny voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clever twist

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