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 Jul 19 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
    unearthly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cult classic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    otherworldly

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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 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    creative camera angle
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inquisitive character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stylish camera work

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
    undemanding mood
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sickly twisted
  3. Ranked #2 for
    derivative plot

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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
    for St. Patrick's Day
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark mood
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feast for the eye

Trailer

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5 The Big Lebowski (1998)

Jeffrey 'The Dude' Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink White Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events involving nihilists, adult film producers, ferrets, errant toes, and large sums of money.

Info

1998-03-06 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Jeff Bridges, John Goodman

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spaced out character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching repeatedly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    enormously entertaining

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6 Snatch (2000)

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

Info

2000-09-01 | Crime / Comedy

Cast

Jason Statham, Stephen Graham

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hip movie
  2. Ranked #1 for
    indecipherable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    garbling

Trailer

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7 Coming 2 America (2021)

Prince Akeem Joffer is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street savvy Queens native named Lavelle. Honoring his royal father's dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi set off to America once again.

Info

2021-03-05 | Comedy

Cast

Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally unfunny
  2. Ranked #1 for
    high hopes
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bitterly disappointing

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8 The Long Goodbye (1973)

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

Info

1973-03-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overlapping dialogues
  2. Ranked #2 for
    labyrinthine plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sarcastic lines

Trailer

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9 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
    clever and witty dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably intelligent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gifted actor

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10 Hail, Caesar! (2016)

When a Hollywood star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming, the studio sends their fixer to get him back.

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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