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. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update May 10 2021

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

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2 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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3 Fantastic Four (2015)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

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2015-08-05 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    remotely believable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    late in game
  3. Ranked #1 for
    non-existent plot

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4 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

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2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    dark and edgy
  2. Ranked #3 for
    topsy-turvy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more palatable

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5 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 #2 for
    diverse casting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    practically non-existent

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6 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.

Info

2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

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

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7 The Lovely Bones (2009)

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

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2009-02-19 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Rachel Weisz

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    too much CG
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ethereal quality
  3. Ranked #3 for
    otherworldly

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8 Fantastic Four (2005)

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" must now thwart the evil plans of Dr. Doom and save the world from certain destruction.

Info

2005-06-29 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretched plot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bit wooden
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more fitting

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9 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
    workman-like directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    not scary

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10 John Carter (2012)

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

Info

2012-03-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    visually attractive
  2. Ranked #5 for
    totally enthralling
  3. Ranked #6 for
    quite pleasing

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