Top rated better-paced movies that are also academy award deserving

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

1 The Alamo (1960)

The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

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1960-10-23 | Western

Cast

John Wayne, Richard Widmark

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    full glory
  2. Ranked #3 for
    gallant
  3. Ranked #6 for
    noble

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2 BPM (Beats per Minute) (2017)

Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of saving their lives as well as the ones of future generations.

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2017-08-23 | Drama

Cast

Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    little scary
  2. Ranked #4 for
    visual flourish
  3. Ranked #4 for
    most heartbreaking

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3 True Grit (1969)

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.

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1969-06-11 | Western

Cast

John Wayne, Glen Campbell

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tough-minded
  2. Ranked #3 for
    iconic imagery
  3. Ranked #3 for
    obstinate

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4 A Farewell to Arms (1932)

A tale of the World War I love affair, begun in Italy, between American ambulance driver Lt. Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley. Eventually separated by Frederic's transfer, tremendous challenges and difficult decisions face each as the war rages on.

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1932-12-08 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    farewell performance
  2. Ranked #4 for
    better-paced
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fading out

Trailer

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5 Vice (2018)

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

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2018-12-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Christian Bale, Amy Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #4 for
    conservative
  3. Ranked #4 for
    liberal view

Trailer

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6 Mondays in the Sun (2002)

After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and unofficial leader of the group. A court case hangs over him relating to a shipyard lamp he smashed during a protest against the closure. José is bitter that his wife, Ana, is employed when he is not.

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2002-09-27 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Javier Bardem, Luis Tosar

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    character stuck in a rut
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glum
  3. Ranked #2 for
    down-in-the-dumps character

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7 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

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2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    sad and depressing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    morose
  3. Ranked #5 for
    rather depressing

Trailer

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8 The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.

Info

1942-07-14 | Drama / Family

Cast

Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    legendary
  2. Ranked #3 for
    all-star cast
  3. Ranked #6 for
    wonderful supporting cast

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9 Moneyball (2011)

The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

Info

2011-09-22 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    all-star cast
  2. Ranked #3 for
    for pastime
  3. Ranked #3 for
    for analyzing

Trailer

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10 Get on Up (2014)

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

Info

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
    cast of living legends
  3. Ranked #6 for
    rise to fame

Trailer

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