Top rated better-paced movies that are also most intense

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

1 Fist of Fury (1972)

Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on with his mastery of martial arts while investigating his teacher's murder.

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1972-03-22 | Drama / Action

Cast

Bruce Lee, Nora Miao

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most intense
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bone crunching
  3. Ranked #3 for
    most harrowing

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2 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
    ending badly

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3 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
    grim and gritty
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gritty atmosphere

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4 Raze (2013)

After Sabrina is abducted, she finds herself in an underground lair, forced to do battle with other innocent women for the amusement of unseen spectators. Each of these reluctant warriors has something to lose, but only one will remain when the game is done.

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2013-04-21 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Zoë Bell, Rachel Nichols

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    brutally violent
  2. Ranked #5 for
    violently bloody
  3. Ranked #5 for
    beat down

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5 The Viral Factor (2012)

International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country. En route, a member of his team turns out to be a traitor and shoots Jon in the head while kidnapping the scientist. When Jon wakes up in the hospital, a doctor tells him that within weeks, the bullet in his brain will cause complete paralysis. Jon returns to Beijing to see his mother, who confesses that Jon has a brother in Malaysia who was raised by his father, a gambler. Jon takes a flight to Malaysia to find his brother, Yeung. On the plane he forms a bond with Dr. Kan, who promises to look into possible treatments for his condition. However, when they arrive, Yeung tries to kidnap the doctor and when Jon intervenes, he's also taken hostage. The two soon realize they're brothers, and decide to work together in order to keep the criminals behind the kidnappings from reinfecting the world of a disease long thought cured.

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2012-01-19 | Action / Drama

Cast

Jay Chou, Nicholas Tse

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thrilling ride at finish
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most accomplished
  3. Ranked #3 for
    most ambitious

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6 Overheard 2 (2011)

Manson Law, a celebrated stockbroker in Hong Kong, is injured in a car accident. The police, led by Inspector Jack Ho, discovers a military surveillance device in the car wreck. Meanwhile, the wiretapper Joe Szema is unveiling his extensive plan that targets the mysterious financial conglomerate, the Landlord Club. The fate of these three men soon intertwines in the cat-and-mouse game that may bring down the entire stock market.

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2011-08-18 | Action / Drama

Cast

Daniel Wu, Louis Koo

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    stretched imagination
  2. Ranked #6 for
    dramatic chop
  3. Ranked #11 for
    more engrossing

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7 Harry Brown (2009)

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

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2009-11-11 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    thuggish
  2. Ranked #3 for
    viscous
  3. Ranked #4 for
    gritty realistic

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8 Aurangzeb (2013)

In order to expose Yashvardhan who is dishonest, Ravikant captures his son Ajay and plants his twin brother, Vishal, in his place, as an informer.

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2013-05-17 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Arjun Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crisper
  2. Ranked #1 for
    taut screenplay
  3. Ranked #2 for
    taut script

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9 Safe House (2012)

A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead.

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2012-02-09 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    close call
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slam-bang
  3. Ranked #3 for
    highly intense

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10 The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all.

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2014-10-21 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jill Larson, Anne Ramsay

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    with scare factors
  2. Ranked #3 for
    creepier
  3. Ranked #4 for
    incredibly creepy

Trailer

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