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

Last Update May 03 2021

1 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.

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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
    heavy exposition

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2 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

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2005-12-07 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to original
  2. Ranked #2 for
    eagerly anticipated
  3. Ranked #3 for
    extremely pleasing

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3 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir.

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2008-05-15 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark and edgy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    epic battle sequence
  3. Ranked #3 for
    very pleased

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4 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 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    society in general
  2. Ranked #2 for
    post-modernism
  3. Ranked #3 for
    Hermeticism

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5 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

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2016-09-27 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Eva Green, Asa Butterfield

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    fantastical
  2. Ranked #4 for
    bit rushed
  3. Ranked #5 for
    purer

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6 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
    diverse casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    misfired
  3. Ranked #2 for
    practically non-existent

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7 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

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2011-12-14 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truer
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more nuanced
  3. Ranked #4 for
    more believable

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8 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

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    drug fueled
  2. Ranked #2 for
    local colors
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gonzo

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9 After (2019)

Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.

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2019-04-11 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bummed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling a little rushed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit rushed

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10 Hold the Dark (2018)

In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

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2018-09-22 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mystified
  2. Ranked #1 for
    abstruse
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wondering why on earth

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