Top rated barely coherent movies that are also exceptional

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and exceptional movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and exceptional, 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 17 2021

1 Marriage Story (2019)

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

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2019-09-28 | Drama

Cast

Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deserving accolade
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heartfelt performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    close to home

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2 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for deep-thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly intellectual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive

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3 Moonlight (2016)

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

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2016-10-21 | Drama

Cast

Trevante Rhodes, André Holland

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tactile imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overrated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    crackhead

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4 Sorry to Bother You (2018)

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

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2018-07-06 | Fantasy / Science Fiction

Cast

Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    politcal overtone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    socially aware character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    out of left field

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5 Fargo (1996)

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing - and extremely pregnant - investigator who'll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom... you betcha!

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1996-03-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Frances McDormand, William H. Macy

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chipper
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ending badly
  3. Ranked #3 for
    critically acclaimed

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6 The Disaster Artist (2017)

An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

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2017-03-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

James Franco, Dave Franco

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lack of talent
  2. Ranked #2 for
    absolutely nailed it
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stroke of genius

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7 Spotlight (2015)

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

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2015-11-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly absorbing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thorough
  3. Ranked #2 for
    diligent

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8 Nightcrawler (2014)

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

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2014-10-23 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    morally bankrupt
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pathological
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark underbelly

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9 12 Years a Slave (2013)

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

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2013-10-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    punishing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unblinking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with emotional wallops

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10 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

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2020-08-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perplexing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    requiring multiple watches
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for analyzing

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