Top rated better-paced movies that are also faithful to source material

Check out today’s highest ranked better-paced and faithful to source material movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are better-paced and faithful to source material, 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 We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2019)

In Shirleyville, Vermont, during the sixties, sisters Merricat and Constance, along with their ailing uncle Julian, confined to a wheelchair, live isolated in a big mansion located on the hill overlooking the town, tormented by the memories of a family tragedy occurred six years ago. The arrival of cousin Charles will threaten the fragile equilibrium of their minds, haunted by madness, fear and superstition.

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2019-05-17 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    engraving
  2. Ranked #4 for
    aura of mystery
  3. Ranked #5 for
    air of mystery

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3 Angels & Demons (2009)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.

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2009-05-13 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    relentless pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    frenetic pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fast pace

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4 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

The Wind in the Willows: Concise version of Kenneth Grahame's story of the same name. J. Thaddeus Toad, owner of Toad Hall, is prone to fads, such as the newfangled motor car. This desire for the very latest lands him in much trouble with the wrong crowd, and it is up to his friends, Mole, Rat and Badger to save him from himself. - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Retelling of Washington Irving's story set in a tiny New England town. Ichabod Crane, the new schoolmaster, falls for the town beauty, Katrina Van Tassel, and the town Bully Brom Bones decides that he is a little too successful and needs "convincing" that Katrina is not for him.

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1949-10-05 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Disneyfied
  2. Ranked #2 for
    literary masterpiece
  3. Ranked #2 for
    neat little package

Trailer

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad trailer
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5 Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (2004)

In Disney's take on the Alexander Dumas tale, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy want nothing more than to perform brave deeds on behalf of their queen (Minnie Mouse), but they're stymied by the head Musketeer, Pete. Pete secretly wants to get rid of the queen, so he appoints Mickey and his bumbling friends as guardians to Minnie, thinking such a maneuver will ensure his scheme's success. The score features songs based on familiar classical melodies.

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2004-08-04 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    falling flat on gags
  2. Ranked #6 for
    better executed
  3. Ranked #7 for
    post-modernism

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6 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    epic battle sequence
  2. Ranked #11 for
    great improvement
  3. Ranked #15 for
    deviating from book

Trailer

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7 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

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8 Annie (1999)

Things seem pretty bad for a young girl living a "hard-knock life" in an orphanage. Fed up with the dastardly Miss Hannigan, Annie escapes the run-down orphanage determined to find her mom and dad. It's an adventure that takes her from the cold, mean streets of New York to the warm, comforting arms of bighearted billionaire Oliver Warbucks - with plenty of mischief and music in between.

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1999-11-07 | Music / Family

Cast

Kathy Bates, Victor Garber

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    staying true to spirit
  2. Ranked #5 for
    heavy editing
  3. Ranked #6 for
    more polished

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9 Treasure Planet (2002)

When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But, soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent on mutiny!

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2002-11-26 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brian Murray

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    national treasure
  2. Ranked #4 for
    steampunk
  3. Ranked #6 for
    futuristic technology

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10 Tuck Everlasting (2002)

Teenager Winnie Foster is growing up in a small rural town in 1914 with her loving but overprotective parents, but Winnie longs for a life of greater freedom and adventure.

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2002-10-11 | Drama / Family

Cast

Alexis Bledel, William Hurt

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lasting forever
  2. Ranked #3 for
    lasting a lifetime
  3. Ranked #4 for
    pondering question

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