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Top rated blithe movies that are also sobering

Check out today’s highest ranked blithe and sobering movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are blithe and sobering, 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 American Beauty (1999)

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Info

1999-09-15 | Drama

Cast

Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    discontent character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too close to home
  3. Ranked #1 for
    boy next door

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2 Roman Holiday (1953)

Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

Info

1953-08-26 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    willowy actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ethereal acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    luminous atmosphere

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3 Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

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2001-06-08 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    frisky
  2. Ranked #1 for
    omniscient
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sexually explicit

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4 Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't help, yet cannot quit the job on his own.

Info

1999-10-22 | Drama

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    master filmmaker
  2. Ranked #1 for
    on the verge of nervous breakdown
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visionary director

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5 The Reader (2008)

The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.

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2008-01-02 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    interesting and thought-provoking
  2. Ranked #3 for
    multileveled
  3. Ranked #4 for
    moral question

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6 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

Info

2019-06-07 | Drama

Cast

Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    gorgeously shot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gorgeous cinematography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    stunning cinematography

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7 I've Loved You So Long (2008)

A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.

Info

2008-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most revealing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    straining credulity
  3. Ranked #3 for
    finely crafted

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8 Cinema Paradiso (1988)

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

Info

1988-11-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sweet and touching
  2. Ranked #1 for
    severe editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    impish character

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9 The Pianist (2002)

The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

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2002-09-17 | Drama / War

Cast

Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    act of cruelty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vivid portrayal
  3. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally moving

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10 American History X (1998)

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two African-American men. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.

Info

1998-10-30 | Drama

Cast

Edward Norton, Edward Furlong

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly convincing acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most powerful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    reformed character

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