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Top rated blithe movies that are also thought-provoking

Check out today’s highest ranked blithe and thought-provoking movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are blithe and thought-provoking, 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.

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1999-09-15 | Drama

Cast

Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    character stuck in a rut
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too close to home
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with miserable existence

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2 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

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1977-11-18 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bright lighting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    blithe
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ordinary man

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3 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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4 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
    sexually explicit
  3. Ranked #1 for
    omniscient

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5 Pleasantville (1998)

Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's modern attitude disrupts Pleasantville's peaceful but boring routine, she literally brings color into its life.

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1998-09-17 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    desaturated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    monochromatic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pleasant enough

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6 Indecent Proposal (1993)

John Gage offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife.

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1993-04-07 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Robert Redford, Demi Moore

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    indecent character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    in dire straits
  3. Ranked #2 for
    good-looking

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7 Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003)

Set against the backdrop of the Indian Emergency, the movie tells the story of three youngsters in the 70s, when India was undergoing massive social and political changes. The movie's title is taken from the couplet of Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib.

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2003-12-22 | Drama

Cast

Kay Kay Menon, Chitrangada Singh

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    blithe
  2. Ranked #7 for
    socially conscious
  3. Ranked #9 for
    idealism

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8 Before Sunrise (1995)

On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other.

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1995-01-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spending the afternoon
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cast with palpable chemistry
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lot of talking

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9 Rang De Basanti (2006)

After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she's making about freedom fighters under British rule. Although the group is largely apolitical, the tragic death of a friend owing to local government corruption awakens their patriotism. Inspired by the freedom fighters they represent in the film, the friends collectively decide to avenge the killing.

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2006-01-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Aamir Khan, Siddharth

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    youthful character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fun-loving
  3. Ranked #2 for
    special nod

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10 Midnight in Paris (2011)

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

Info

2011-05-11 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pure pleasure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like a postcard picture
  3. Ranked #1 for
    the cream of crop

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