Top rated awfully slow movies that are also thoughtful and intelligent

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and thoughtful and intelligent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and thoughtful and intelligent, 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 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
    captivating finish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    convincing performance

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

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3 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
    slow tempo

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4 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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5 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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6 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
    adding credibility
  2. Ranked #2 for
    non-professional actor
  3. Ranked #3 for
    mildly interesting

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7 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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8 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
    extremely slow pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely nothing happening

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9 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
    thought-provoking question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ethical question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    super-smart

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10 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
    unpleasantly surprising
  3. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting

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