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Top rated bit slow movies that are also telling

Check out today’s highest ranked bit slow and telling movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are bit slow and telling, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 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.

Info

1999-10-15 | Drama

Cast

Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    panoramic shot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slow tempo
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly touching

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2 Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Info

2019-06-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    painterly director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic vision
  3. Ranked #1 for
    achingly beautiful

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3 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.

Info

2019-11-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too slow-paced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely nothing happening
  3. Ranked #1 for
    last hurrah

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4 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.

Info

2011-08-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    calm
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quiet
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brutal violence

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5 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.

Info

2008-01-26 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eerily beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gradually developed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    kindred spirit

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6 Swimming Pool (2003)

In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this film of psychological imagery and an erotic exploration of the female body.

Info

2003-05-21 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nymphomaniac
  2. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat ambiguous ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loosened up plot

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7 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.

Info

2018-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    technical perspective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    crisp cinematography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    compelling narrative

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8 The Hateful Eight (2015)

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Info

2015-12-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heavy dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    very talky
  3. Ranked #1 for
    signature style directing

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9 Seven Pounds (2008)

An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.

Info

2008-12-18 | Drama

Cast

Will Smith, Rosario Dawson

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    leaving wonders
  2. Ranked #1 for
    out of breath
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly emotional

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10 Her (2013)

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

Info

2013-12-18 | Romance / Science Fiction

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for self reflection
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for introspection
  3. Ranked #1 for
    director with uncanny ability

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