Top rated awfully slow movies that are also thoughtful

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and thoughtful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and thoughtful, 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
    unpleasantly surprising
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully crafted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    top-rated

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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
    hardworking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sense of impending doom

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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
    relaxed pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly endless

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4 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
    mildly interesting

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5 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
    ponderous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond
  3. Ranked #1 for
    strained plot

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6 I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ethical question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    super-smart

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7 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
    blank-faced acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less than satisfying
  3. Ranked #2 for
    underplayed acting

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8 The King (2019)

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

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2019-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more accurate
  2. Ranked #2 for
    beautifully put together
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for historical research

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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
    for contemplation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely slow pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    painfully slow

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10 Midnight Special (2016)

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

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2016-02-12 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jaeden Martell

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more expansive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    otherworldly
  3. Ranked #3 for
    drawing our own conclusion

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