Top rated barely coherent movies that are also tough and gritty

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and tough and gritty movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and tough and gritty, 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 Brick (2006)

A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.

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2006-03-31 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nora Zehetner

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hyper realistic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visual gimmick
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly stylized acting

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2 The Rhythm Section (2020)

Blake Lively stars as Stephanie Patrick, a woman on a path of self-destruction after her family is tragically killed in a plane crash. When she discovers the wreck was no accident, Stephanie enters the dark, complex world of international espionage seeking vengeance. Her search leads to Iain Boyd (Jude Law), a former MI6 agent who trains her to hunt down those responsible. With nothing left to lose, Stephanie transforms from victim to assassin and discovers that neither revenge nor the truth are what they appear in this action-packed thriller from the producers of James Bond.

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2020-01-31 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Blake Lively, Jude Law

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more believable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    better executed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more realistic

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3 Lawless (2012)

Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.

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2012-08-29 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    good ole boy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gruesome violence
  3. Ranked #2 for
    scaled back

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4 The French Connection (1971)

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

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1971-10-09 | Action / Crime

Cast

Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    close call
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unglamorous
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tough and gritty

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5 The Nice Guys (2016)

A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.

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2016-05-15 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great chemistry together
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comedic chops
  3. Ranked #1 for
    witty banter

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6 You Were Never Really Here (2017)

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, his nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

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2017-11-08 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minimal character development
  2. Ranked #2 for
    artsy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    choppy editing

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7 The Mexican (2001)

Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border.

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2001-03-01 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    darkly humorous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    shrill voice
  3. Ranked #4 for
    strident voice

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8 Wolf Creek 2 (2013)

Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site's most infamous local, the last man any traveller to the region ever wants to meet—Mick Taylor. As the backpackers flee, Mick pursues them on an epic white knuckled rampage across hostile wasteland.

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2013-08-30 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

John Jarratt, Ryan Corr

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    wrong turns
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brutal killing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    anti-hero

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9 Legend (2015)

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

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2015-09-09 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Tom Hardy, Emily Browning

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented supporting cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rise and fall
  3. Ranked #1 for
    seedy underworld

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10 Bright (2017)

In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.

Info

2017-12-22 | Action / Fantasy

Cast

Will Smith, Joel Edgerton

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    fleshing out
  2. Ranked #6 for
    too bright
  3. Ranked #7 for
    moderately entertaining

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