Top rated barely coherent movies that are also fairly faithful to book

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and fairly faithful to book movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and fairly faithful to book, 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 03 2021

1 The Time Machine (2002)

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds mankind divided into two warring races.

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2002-03-04 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Guy Pearce, Samantha Mumba

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    industrious character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    eye-popping special effects
  3. Ranked #4 for
    lacking credibility

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2 Pet Sematary (2019)

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

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2019-04-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high hopes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    not scary
  3. Ranked #2 for
    zero character development

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3 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to book
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deviating from book
  3. Ranked #2 for
    puzzled

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4 The Girl on the Train (2021)

When a voyeuristic divorcee fixates on the lives of a perfect couple a far, she soon gets embroiled in a murder mystery that unfolds revealing truths about her own life.

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2021-02-26 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hammy acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    typical hollywood fare
  3. Ranked #1 for
    favorite actor

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5 The Rum Diary (2011)

Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman. Adopting the rum-soaked lifestyle of the late ‘50s version of Hemingway’s 'The Lost Generation', Paul soon becomes entangled with a very attractive American woman and her fiancée, a businessman involved in shady property development deals.  It is within this world that Kemp ultimately discovers his true voice as a writer and integrity as a man.

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2011-10-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    drug fueled
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gonzo
  3. Ranked #2 for
    local colors

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6 A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

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2018-03-08 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey

Rating

rating icon 5.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    misfired
  2. Ranked #1 for
    diverse casting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cringe-worthy dialogue

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7 High-Rise (2015)

Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.

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2015-11-22 | Drama

Cast

Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    post-modernism
  2. Ranked #2 for
    society in general
  3. Ranked #3 for
    Hermeticism

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8 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

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2005-12-07 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to original
  2. Ranked #2 for
    eagerly anticipated
  3. Ranked #3 for
    extremely pleasing

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9 Children of the Corn (1984)

A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.

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1984-03-09 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    blood thirsty
  2. Ranked #2 for
    translating to big screen
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dopey

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10 The Last Airbender (2010)

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

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2010-06-30 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Noah Ringer, Dev Patel

Rating

rating icon 4.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    compressed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    expository dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most insulting

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