Top rated barely coherent movies that are also downbeat

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and downbeat movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and downbeat, 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 May 10 2021

1 Alien³ (1992)

After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The prison does not allow weapons of any kind, and with aid being a long time away, the prisoners must simply survive in any way they can.

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1992-05-22 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and gloomy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gloomy mood

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2 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
    vague ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    maintaining interest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cryptic theme

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3 Suspiria (2018)

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.

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2018-10-11 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic merit
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intoxicating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dragging along

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4 Apostle (2018)

In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

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2018-09-21 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    holding interest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nightmarish visual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    maintaining interest

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5 Pulse (2001)

In the immense city of Tokyo, the darkness of the afterlife lurks some of its inhabitants who are desperately trying to escape the sadness and isolation of the modern world.

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2001-02-03 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Haruhiko Katō, Kumiko Aso

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely chill
  2. Ranked #1 for
    truly frightening
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sense of doom

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6 You Were Never Really Here (2017)

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, his nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

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2017-11-08 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minimal character development
  2. Ranked #2 for
    artsy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    choppy editing

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7 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rabid character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    blood thirsty
  3. Ranked #4 for
    bit abrupt

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8 The Descent (2005)

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

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2005-07-08 | Adventure / Horror

Cast

Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of claustrophobia
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of isolation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leaping out

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9 A Simple Plan (1998)

Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain the money while avoiding detection opens a Pandora's box when the fear of getting caught triggers panicked behavior and leads to virulent consequences.

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1998-12-11 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    throwing a wrench
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too bright
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterful directing

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10 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    monochromatic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    can't make heads or tails
  3. Ranked #1 for
    respite

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FAQ

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