Top rated better-paced movies that are also punishing

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

1 The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)

Quiet Jose woos cafe worker Ana, but she is unaware he has intentions other than the purely romantic.

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2016-09-09 | Thriller

Cast

Antonio de la Torre, Luis Callejo

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    patient
  2. Ranked #3 for
    carefully crafted
  3. Ranked #6 for
    technically proficient directing

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

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4 The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)

The story of three Korean outlaws in 1930s Manchuria and their dealings with the Japanese army and Chinese and Russian bandits. The Good (a Bounty hunter), the Bad (a hitman), and the Weird (a thief) battle the army and the bandits in a race to use a treasure map to uncover the riches of legend.

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2008-07-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heavily influenced
  2. Ranked #3 for
    pure fun
  3. Ranked #3 for
    impressive set piece

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5 Handsome Harry (2009)

An ex-Navy man carrying out the last wish of a dying shipmate renews contact with old friends to break the code of silence around a mysterious, long-buried crime.

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2009-04-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jamey Sheridan, Steve Buscemi

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    fine acting
  2. Ranked #7 for
    searing
  3. Ranked #7 for
    highly polished

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6 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human Right Aids member Diogo Fraga of execution of prisoners. Matias is transferred to the corrupted Military Police and Nascimento is exonerated from the BOPE by the Governor.

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2010-10-08 | Drama / Action

Cast

Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    indignant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    seedy underbelly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    slightly inferior

Trailer

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7 Clemency (2019)

Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.

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2019-12-27 | Drama

Cast

Alfre Woodard, Richard Schiff

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rising above material
  2. Ranked #2 for
    acting with flubs
  3. Ranked #2 for
    towering

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8 In Order of Disappearance (2014)

Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of an escalating underworld gang war between Serbian drug dealers and a sociopathic criminal mastermind known only as “The Count.”

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2014-02-21 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Stellan Skarsgård, Bruno Ganz

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stylized violence
  2. Ranked #2 for
    extremely violent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    rib-tickling

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9 The Way Back (2010)

At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

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2010-09-03 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    lush green scenery
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping vista
  3. Ranked #4 for
    sweeping cinematography

Trailer

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10 Biutiful (2010)

This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate that works against him in order to forgive, for love, and forever.

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2010-10-20 | Drama

Cast

Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grim tale
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dark and depressing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    despaired

Trailer

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