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Top rated crawling along movies that are also telling

Check out today’s highest ranked crawling along and telling movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are crawling along 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 Mar 01 2021

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 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful photography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grumpy man
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sunny

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2 A Ghost Story (2017)

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

Info

2017-04-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat tedious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bewildering
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate

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3 Leave No Trace (2018)

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Info

2018-06-29 | Drama

Cast

Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    engrossing finish
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slow tempo
  3. Ranked #2 for
    expository dialogue

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4 If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.

Info

2018-12-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

KiKi Layne, Stephan James

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    universal theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    true work of art
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fine supporting cast

Trailer

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5 Igby Goes Down (2002)

A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.

Info

2002-09-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kieran Culkin, Claire Danes

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    witty and intelligent dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mean spirited
  3. Ranked #1 for
    caustic dialogue

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6 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
    utterly captivating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    carnal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most desirable actor

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7 Hereafter (2010)

Three people — a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy — are touched by death in different ways.

Info

2010-10-22 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Matt Damon, Cécile de France

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    contrived situation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    profound effect

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8 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
    with artistry
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb shooting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    technical accomplishment

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9 Free State of Jones (2016)

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

Info

2016-06-24 | Action / Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    insightful look
  2. Ranked #2 for
    realistic portrayal
  3. Ranked #2 for
    character stuck in a rut

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10 Mud (2013)

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.

Info

2013-04-26 | Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slowly developing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    energetic performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous photography

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