Top rated dead-on movies on Showtime

Check out today’s highest ranked dead-on movies on Showtime! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best dead-on movies on Showtime, 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 21 2021

1 Fargo (1996)

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing - and extremely pregnant - investigator who'll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom... you betcha!

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1996-03-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Frances McDormand, William H. Macy

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chipper
  2. Ranked #3 for
    minor masterpiece
  3. Ranked #3 for
    critically acclaimed

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2 Julie & Julia (2009)

Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.

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2009-08-06 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Amy Adams

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more substantive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interlaced story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intertwined story

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3 The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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2011-12-30 | History / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Anthony Stewart Head

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cursory plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rise and fall
  3. Ranked #1 for
    humanized

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4 Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

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2012-05-16 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive style
  2. Ranked #1 for
    symmetrical directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    stylistic approach

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5 The Ides of March (2011)

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.

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2011-09-24 | Drama

Cast

George Clooney, Ryan Gosling

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sterling casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    idealistic man
  3. Ranked #1 for
    impressive casting

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6 The Master (2012)

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

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2012-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    requiring multiple watches
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most puzzling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most challenging

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7 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 #2 for
    masterfully executed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    devastated
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fortunate

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8 Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

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1994-03-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    peripheral character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most desirable actor
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cast of minor players

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9 Anna Karenina (2012)

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

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2012-09-06 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Keira Knightley, Jude Law

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    theatrical acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multifaceted character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    principal role

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10 Seven Psychopaths (2012)

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

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2012-10-12 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    clever script
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wacko
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unnecessarily violent

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