Top rated better-paced movies that are also absolutely phenomenal

Check out today’s highest ranked better-paced and absolutely phenomenal movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are better-paced and absolutely phenomenal, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Holding the Man (2015)

Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the rugby team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance endured for 15 years in the face of everything life threw at it - the separations, the discrimination, the temptations, the jealousies and the losses - until the only problem that love can't solve tried to destroy them.

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2015-08-27 | Drama

Cast

Ryan Corr, Craig Stott

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    emotionally resonating
  2. Ranked #3 for
    beyond boundaries
  3. Ranked #4 for
    powerfully moving

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2 The Basement (2018)

A seemingly innocent man is abducted by a notorious L.A. serial killer, who forces his victims to switch roles with him so that he can enact his own capture, torture and murder.

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2018-09-14 | Horror

Cast

Cayleb Long, Mischa Barton

Rating

rating icon 4.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    double twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    groan inducing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    downright laughable

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3 Calibre (2018)

Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident.

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2018-06-22 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jack Lowden, Martin McCann

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rock solid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly tense atmosphere
  3. Ranked #2 for
    incredibly realistic acting

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4 A Bug's Life (1998)

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.

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1998-11-25 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    staying till the end
  2. Ranked #6 for
    kid-friendly
  3. Ranked #10 for
    ingenius plot

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5 Malcolm & Marie (2021)

As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

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2021-01-29 | Romance / Drama

Cast

John David Washington, Zendaya

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    interesting dynamic
  2. Ranked #7 for
    out of breath
  3. Ranked #7 for
    nothing short of remarkable

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6 Get on Up (2014)

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

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2014-08-01 | Drama / Music

Cast

Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    destined for greatness
  2. Ranked #5 for
    stuff of legend
  3. Ranked #5 for
    cast of living legends

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7 Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)

Deep within the mysterious Arboria Institute, a disturbed and beautiful girl is held captive by a doctor in search of inner peace. Her mind controlled by a sinister technology. Silently, she waits for her next session with deranged therapist Dr. Barry Nyle. If she hopes to escape, she must journey through the darkest reaches of The Institute, but Nyle wonʼt easily part with his most gifted and dangerous creation.

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2010-12-03 | Fantasy / Science Fiction

Cast

Michael J Rogers, Scott Hylands

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mind altering
  2. Ranked #1 for
    far beyond
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond

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8 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

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2019-10-16 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    gossamer
  2. Ranked #10 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #11 for
    spell-binding

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9 Narc (2002)

When the trail goes cold on a murder investigation of a policeman, an undercover narcotics officer is lured back to the force to help solve the case.

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2002-01-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jason Patric, Ray Liotta

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark and gritty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gritty atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    down-and-dirty

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10 Yes, God, Yes (2019)

Alice, a young innocent Catholic girl, is tempted into masturbating after an AOL chat suddenly turns sexual, however is conflicted as the act would be considered a sin.

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2019-03-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Natalia Dyer, Timothy Simons

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    hypocritical
  2. Ranked #3 for
    pious
  3. Ranked #5 for
    thought-provoking theme

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