Top rated better-paced movies that are also unvarnished

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

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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 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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3 Malcolm & Marie (2021)

As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

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2021-01-29 | Romance / Drama

Cast

John David Washington, Zendaya

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    interesting dynamic
  2. Ranked #7 for
    out of breath
  3. Ranked #7 for
    absolutely phenomenal

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4 Tikli and Laxmi Bomb (2017)

Two sex workers decide to kick men out of the system and form a cooperative that runs the business for women and by women. How do they do things differently? And how far can they get under and overarching and overbearing patriarchy?

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2017-09-10 | Drama

Cast

Vibhawari Deshpande, Suchitra Pillai

Rating

rating icon 8.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more humane
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dark underbelly
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stark reality

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5 Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)

In the 1950s, Tab Hunter was number one at the box office and number one on the music charts and was Hollywood’s most sought-after young star. Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren were just a few of the actresses he was romantically linked to. He was America’s Boy Next Door and nothing, it seemed, could damage Tab Hunter’s career. Nothing, that is, except for the fact that Tab Hunter was secretly gay. Now, the secret is out.

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2015-03-15 | Documentary

Cast

Tab Hunter, Debbie Reynolds

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    giving insight
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly handsome
  3. Ranked #1 for
    truly gifted director

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6 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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7 Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

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2019-10-04 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stellar supporting cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    talented supporting cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sniping lines

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8 Purdah (2018)

The inspiring story of a young Indian Muslim woman who trades her burka for dreams of playing on the Mumbai Senior Women's Cricket Team and how the harsh realities for women in her country creates an unexpected outcome for her own family, ultimately shattering and fueling aspirations.

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2018-03-03 | Documentary

Cast

Kaikasha Mirza, Saba Mirza

Rating

rating icon 10.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    must-see
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous cinematography

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9 Free State of Jones (2016)

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

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2016-06-24 | Action / Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of history
  2. Ranked #3 for
    like a history lesson
  3. Ranked #5 for
    history buff

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10 You Are Alone (2005)

"We're gonna play a game of Snap! Pick a bracelet. Pull it hard!" But it's a game of desperate consequences in YOU ARE ALONE, a dark exploration of just how far a man and a woman will go to escape loneliness, if only for an hour. Daphne, a Yale-bound high school senior whose depression has blurred her sense of reality, works as an escort, advertising her services online. Her next door neighbor catches her as the "entertainment" at his nephew's bachelor party. With her hidden life precariously hanging in the balance, Daphne agrees to spend one hour with her neighbor. Initially confrontational, Daphne and her neighbor begin to shed their bitter layers of personal disappointment and general cynicism by talking about sex.

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2005-01-01 | Drama

Cast

Jessica Bohl, Richard Brundage

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    dead inside
  2. Ranked #5 for
    refreshingly honest
  3. Ranked #6 for
    for meaningful conversation

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