Top rated better-paced movies that are also faithful to spirit

Check out today’s highest ranked better-paced and faithful to spirit movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are better-paced and faithful to spirit, 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 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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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
    lively pace

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

Trailer

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5 The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962)

Fred Engel's father is murdered by Colonel Brinkley in order to acquire a treasure map, however the Colonel only acquires half of it, the other half as held by Mrs. Butler. Discovering the scene of the crime, Old Shatterhand and Winnetou help Fred bring his father's murderer to justice and locate the treasure of Silver Lake.

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1962-12-12 | Adventure / Western

Cast

Lex Barker, Pierre Brice

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deviating from book
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more knowledgeable
  3. Ranked #4 for
    howler

Trailer

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6 Annie (1982)

An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is selected. While Annie gets accustomed to living in Warbucks' mansion, she still longs to meet her parents. So Warbucks announces a search for them and a reward, which brings out many frauds.

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1982-06-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    undeniable classic
  2. Ranked #5 for
    perky
  3. Ranked #6 for
    buoyant

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7 Crooked House (2017)

A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.

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2017-09-06 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Glenn Close, Max Irons

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful adaptation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    little bland
  3. Ranked #2 for
    handsomely mounted

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8 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
    neat little package
  3. Ranked #2 for
    literary masterpiece

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9 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 5.3
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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

Trailer

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10 Rebel in the Rye (2017)

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

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2017-09-15 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Spacey

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slick directing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slight miscast
  3. Ranked #4 for
    cursory plot

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