Top rated bit slow movies that are also potent

Check out today’s highest ranked bit slow and potent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are bit slow and potent, 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 14 2021

1 The Farewell (2019)

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

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2019-07-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Awkwafina, Tzi Ma

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sensitively handled
  2. Ranked #2 for
    universal theme
  3. Ranked #2 for
    mirroring real life

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2 Take Shelter (2011)

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

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2011-09-30 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pitch perfect performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of foreboding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sense of impending doom

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3 Starry Eyes (2014)

A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.

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2014-07-29 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Alex Essoe, Amanda Fuller

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Hollywood starlet
  2. Ranked #3 for
    genuinely unsettling
  3. Ranked #3 for
    thrilling climax

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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 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

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

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5 The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned settler adopted by the last of the Mohicans.

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1992-08-26 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    magnificent scenery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lush landscape
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fierce

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6 Kabali (2016)

A gangster in Malaysia goes in search of his family after 25 years of imprisonment.

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2016-07-22 | Action / Crime

Cast

Rajinikanth, Winston Chao

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moving smoothly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moving quickly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moving swiftly

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7 Train to Busan (2016)

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

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2016-07-20 | Action / Horror

Cast

Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfect pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    moving quickly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nice pace

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8 His House (2020)

After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.

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2020-01-27 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Sope Dirisu, Wunmi Mosaku

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    solid all around
  2. Ranked #2 for
    few jump scares
  3. Ranked #2 for
    relying on jump scares

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9 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. In order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things go horribly wrong, and the situation spirals rapidly into a cycle of violence and revenge.

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2002-03-29 | Action / Drama

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Shin Ha-kyun

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    visceral
  2. Ranked #2 for
    grim tale
  3. Ranked #3 for
    cruel twist

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10 Chinatown (1974)

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

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1974-06-20 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    labyrinthine plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching successively
  3. Ranked #1 for
    muted colors

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