Top rated bit slow movies that are also philosophical

Check out today’s highest ranked bit slow and philosophical movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are bit slow and philosophical, 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 Jun 21 2021

1 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

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1979-12-07 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ponderous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond
  3. Ranked #1 for
    refurbished

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2 I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    food for thought
  2. Ranked #1 for
    super-smart
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nicely executed

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3 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly intellectual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    non-linear narrative

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4 The Exorcist III (1990)

Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. It eventually leads him to a catatonic patient in a psychiatric hospital who has recently started to speak, claiming he is the The Gemini and detailing the murders, but bears a striking resemblance to Father Damien Karras.

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1990-08-17 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

George C. Scott, Ed Flanders

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely eerie
  3. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely frightening

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5 The Half of It (2020)

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

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2020-05-01 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Leah Lewis, Daniel Diemer

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mindful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wooing plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more relatable

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6 Soul (2020)

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

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2020-12-25 | Family / Animation

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most profound
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hitting nerves

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7 The Little Prince (2015)

Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her neighbor that will tell her about the story of the Little Prince that he once met.

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2015-07-29 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    allusive
  2. Ranked #5 for
    visual representation
  3. Ranked #5 for
    bit confusing

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8 Spring (2014)

A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.

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2014-10-08 | Horror / Romance

Cast

Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    deft directing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    interesting take
  3. Ranked #6 for
    alluring

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9 Broken Flowers (2005)

As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

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2005-08-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Bill Murray, Julie Delpy

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crawling along
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blank-faced acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less than satisfying

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10 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 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    panoramic shot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    relaxed pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly endless

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