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Top rated bit slow movies that are also brilliantly understated

Check out today’s highest ranked bit slow and brilliantly understated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are bit slow and brilliantly understated, 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 Drive (2011)

Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.

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2011-08-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    steady pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ambient sound
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ambient music

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2 The Irishman (2019)

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

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2019-11-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with memorable moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    master of craft director
  3. Ranked #2 for
    extremely slow pace

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3 Let the Right One In (2008)

Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only appears at night in the snow-covered playground outside their building.

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2008-01-26 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for a cold winter night
  3. Ranked #1 for
    glacial pace

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4 The Straight Story (1999)

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver's license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

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1999-10-15 | Drama

Cast

Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow and steady
  2. Ranked #2 for
    quiet
  3. Ranked #3 for
    genuinely touching

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5 Carol (2015)

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

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2015-11-20 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant shooting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    alluring
  3. Ranked #2 for
    exquisite cinematography

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6 Roma (2018)

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

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2018-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    compelling narrative
  2. Ranked #2 for
    skillful editing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    totally absorbing

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7 Alien (1979)

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

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1979-05-25 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    use of low lighting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    quick glimpse
  3. Ranked #2 for
    pure genius

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8 Mud (2013)

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.

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2013-04-26 | Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relatively small role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fine performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nicely filmed

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9 Bone Tomahawk (2015)

During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.

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2015-10-23 | Horror / Western

Cast

Kurt Russell, Matthew Fox

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    competently made
  2. Ranked #4 for
    overly gory
  3. Ranked #4 for
    steady pace

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10 Kahaani (2012)

A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.

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2012-03-08 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Vidya Balan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nail-biting climax
  2. Ranked #2 for
    taut and thrilling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    intelligent writing

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