Top rated barely coherent movies that are also faithful to source material

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and faithful to source material movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and faithful to source material, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Inherent Vice (2014)

In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.

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2014-12-12 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #148 for
    masterful story
  2. Ranked #218 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #294 for
    left unsolved

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2 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 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #245 for
    translating to big screen
  2. Ranked #320 for
    staying true to book
  3. Ranked #451 for
    futuristic look

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3 The Long Goodbye (1973)

Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

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1973-03-07 | Crime / Mystery

Cast

Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #189 for
    noir atmosphere
  2. Ranked #197 for
    broad perspective
  3. Ranked #217 for
    neo-noir

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4 Nightwing (1979)

Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in Arizona.

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1979-06-22 | Horror

Cast

Nick Mancuso, David Warner

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #442 for
    blood thirsty
  2. Ranked #452 for
    haunting music
  3. Ranked #491 for
    mystic

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5 Dune (1984)

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Arrakis—the only place where the space-travel substance Melange 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.

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1984-12-14 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Kyle MacLachlan, Francesca Annis

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    staying true to book
  2. Ranked #147 for
    trending now
  3. Ranked #269 for
    translating to big screen

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6 Choke (2008)

A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.

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2008-09-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #351 for
    staying true to book
  2. Ranked #596 for
    acerbic dialogue
  3. Ranked #616 for
    sexually explicit

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7 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #285 for
    altered state
  2. Ranked #493 for
    gonzo
  3. Ranked #544 for
    drug-addled character

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8 Cosmopolis (2012)

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo during a riot in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's life begins to crumble.

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2012-05-25 | Drama

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #307 for
    memorable quote
  2. Ranked #577 for
    philosophical thought
  3. Ranked #663 for
    esoteric

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9 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear legal repercussions. Duke begins to drive back to L.A., but after an odd run-in with a cop, he returns to Sin City and continues his wild drug binge.

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1998-05-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Johnny Depp, Benicio del Toro

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #129 for
    staying true to book
  2. Ranked #263 for
    altered state
  3. Ranked #333 for
    memorable quote

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10 Striptease (1996)

Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to conquer, but she faces unintended circumstances when a hound dog of a Congressman zeroes in on her and sharpens the shady tools at his fingertips, including blackmail and murder.

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1996-06-28 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #37 for
    made fool of themselves
  2. Ranked #113 for
    made fool of himself
  3. Ranked #116 for
    too contrived

Trailer

Striptease trailer
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