Top rated barely coherent movies that are also instant classic

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and instant classic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and instant classic, 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 Phantasm (1979)

A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.

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1979-03-28 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Angus Scrimm, A. Michael Baldwin

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cult classic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    otherworldly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unearthly

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2 Deep Red (1975)

A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Info

1975-03-07 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heavy editing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    creative camera angle
  3. Ranked #1 for
    inquisitive character

Trailer

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3 House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

Info

2003-04-11 | Horror

Cast

Sid Haig, Bill Moseley

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    deranged
  2. Ranked #2 for
    grossest
  3. Ranked #2 for
    undemanding mood

Trailer

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4 The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack's rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.

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1993-10-09 | Fantasy / Animation

Cast

Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for St. Patrick's Day
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visually delightful

Trailer

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5 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

Info

1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright frightening
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dream-like
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly stylized acting

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6 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1991)

Two minor characters from the play "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

Info

1991-02-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gary Oldman, Tim Roth

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably intelligent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clever and witty dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gifted actor

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7 Hail, Caesar! (2016)

When a Hollywood star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming, the studio sends their "fixer" to get him back. Set in the 1950s, the story was inspired by the career of Eddie Mannix (1891–1963).

Info

2016-02-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Josh Brolin, George Clooney

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tangential
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cohesive plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    running smoothly

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8 The Lighthouse (2019)

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

Info

2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    career-defining performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    respite
  3. Ranked #1 for
    can't make heads or tails

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9 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

Info

1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    obscure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dream-like quality
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deliberately slow

Trailer

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10 Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as "it is a silly place".

Info

1975-05-25 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Graham Chapman, John Cleese

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rolling on floor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pure genius
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quotable dialogue

Trailer

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