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Top rated bit slow movies that are also academic

Check out today’s highest ranked bit slow and academic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are bit slow and academic, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Nov 24 2020

1 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less than impressive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lively pace

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2 Luce (2019)

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

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2019-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    conflicting view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  3. Ranked #4 for
    pointless subplots

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3 Midsommar (2019)

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

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2019-07-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grotesque visual
  2. Ranked #2 for
    breathtaking photography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    top-notch cinematography

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4 The Good Shepherd (2006)

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in the newly founded OSS. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family.

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2006-12-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining interest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too slow-paced
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with expressionless face

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5 Monsters University (2013)

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

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2013-06-20 | Animation / Family

Cast

Billy Crystal, John Goodman

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    solidly entertaining
  2. Ranked #4 for
    essay-like
  3. Ranked #4 for
    director with natural ability

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6 Agora (2009)

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.

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2009-05-17 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    teaching tool
  2. Ranked #3 for
    flattering light
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stunning directing

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7 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    accurately capturing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    great acting

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8 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

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1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    elaborately staged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    restless

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9 Hugo (2011)

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

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2011-11-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    aesthetically valuable
  2. Ranked #3 for
    top-notch cinematography
  3. Ranked #4 for
    character stealing your heart

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10 Spotlight (2015)

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

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2015-11-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    remarkably well-done
  2. Ranked #2 for
    juicier
  3. Ranked #2 for
    top-notch casting

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