Top rated bit slow movies that are also staying true to book

Check out today’s highest ranked bit slow and staying true to book movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are bit slow and staying true to book, 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 Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

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2005-12-07 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    capturing imagination
  2. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to original
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eagerly anticipated

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2 Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)

Ellie Linton, a teen from an Australian coastal town, leads her friends on an excursion to a camp deep in the woods, dubbed "Hell." Upon their return, the youths find that their town has been overrun by an enemy army, and their friends and family have been imprisoned. When the hostile invaders become alerted to their presence, Ellie and her friends band together to escape -- and strike back against -- this mysterious enemy.

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2010-08-08 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Caitlin Stasey, Rachel Hurd-Wood

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inexperienced actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ominous mood
  3. Ranked #2 for
    non-professional cast

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3 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
    faithful to book
  2. Ranked #2 for
    puzzled
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deviating from book

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4 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

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2016-09-27 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Eva Green, Asa Butterfield

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    fantastical
  2. Ranked #4 for
    idiosyncratic
  3. Ranked #4 for
    suitable for kids

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5 The BFG (2016)

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

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2016-06-01 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    whimsical character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wispy plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    wondrous

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6 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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7 Dear John (2010)

While Sergeant John Tyree is home on two weeks leave from Germany, he meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off a pier. John eventually falls in love with Savannah, who promises to write to him until he returns from overseas.

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2010-02-04 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more meaningful
  2. Ranked #3 for
    eventually falling in love
  3. Ranked #4 for
    darling

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8 A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)

James Bowen, a homeless busker and recovering drug addict, has his life transformed when he meets a stray ginger cat.

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2016-11-04 | Family / Drama

Cast

Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    incredibly touching
  2. Ranked #9 for
    charitable
  3. Ranked #15 for
    heartwarming

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9 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

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2003-12-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual beauty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moody lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Baroque imagery

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10 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.

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2004-12-16 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Emily Browning, Liam Aiken

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dastardly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark and dreary

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