Top rated barely coherent movies that are also staying true to book

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

1 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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2 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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3 Sunset Song (2015)

The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.

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2015-12-04 | Drama

Cast

Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #369 for
    staying true to book
  2. Ranked #484 for
    in doldrums
  3. Ranked #618 for
    Disneyfied

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4 Time Regained (1999)

Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and forth in time. Marcel at various ages interacts with Odette, with the beautiful Gilberte and her doomed husband, with the pleasure-seeking Baron de Charlus, with Marcel's lover Albertine, and with others; present also in memory are Marcel's beloved mother and grandmother. It seems as if to live is to remember and to capture memories is to create a work of great art. The memories parallel the final volume of Proust's novel.

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1999-05-19 | Drama

Cast

Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #363 for
    rhythmic continuity of character development
  2. Ranked #475 for
    staying true to book
  3. Ranked #565 for
    sumptuous set

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5 Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership of a lonely island teaches them the skills of survival, the value of friendship and the importance of holding your nerve.

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2016-08-19 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Dane Hughes, Orla Hill

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    less than satisfying
  2. Ranked #7 for
    stretching the boundaries
  3. Ranked #7 for
    stunning scenery

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6 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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7 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

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8 Battlefield Earth (2000)

In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has descended into a near primitive state. After being captured, it is up to Tyler to save mankind.

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2000-05-12 | Action / Adventure

Cast

John Travolta, Barry Pepper

Rating

rating icon 3.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    absolutely pathetic
  2. Ranked #7 for
    unintentionally hilarious
  3. Ranked #8 for
    howler

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9 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    bummed
  2. Ranked #7 for
    diverse casting
  3. Ranked #7 for
    flashy visual

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10 The Black Dahlia (2006)

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

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2006-09-15 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overly complicated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gruesome murder
  3. Ranked #2 for
    convoluted plot

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