Top rated deliberately slow movies that are also absolutely captivating

Check out today’s highest ranked deliberately slow and absolutely captivating movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are deliberately slow and absolutely captivating, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Stranger (2022)

Two strangers strike up a conversation on a long journey. One is a suspect in an unsolved missing person’s case and the other an undercover operative on his trail. Their uneasy friendship becomes the core of this tightly wrought thriller, which is based on the true story of one of the largest investigations and undercover operations in Australia.

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2022-10-06 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.136
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somber mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and gloomy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    electrifying

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2 The Dry (2021)

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

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2021-01-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly

Rating

rating icon 6.774
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    world-class
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evocative
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nicely filmed

Trailer

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3 The Blonde One (2019)

Gabriel rents a room in Juan’s House. They work together in a Woodwork place. Gabriel is a very quiet guy and has a little daughter. Juan is a party boy who has a lots of girls around. Inadvertently the sexual tension starts to grow between them. It opens a new hidden forbidden world they have to deal with.

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2019-07-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Gaston Re, Alfonso Barón

Rating

rating icon 7.887
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unifying theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    prurient character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pleasing to the eyes

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4 Nobody Knows I'm Here (2020)

Memo lives on a remote Chilean sheep farm, hiding a beautiful singing voice from the outside world. A recluse with a glittery flair, he can't stop dwelling on the past, but what will happen once someone finally listens?

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2020-04-15 | Drama

Cast

Jorge Garcia, Millaray Lobos

Rating

rating icon 6.763
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beauty to behold
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visual storytelling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    beautiful photography

Trailer

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5 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.

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2019-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

Rating

rating icon 8.136
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    breathtakingly beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sight for sore eyes
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lasting a lifetime

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6 Back Roads (2019)

A young man cares for his younger sisters after their mother is imprisoned for murdering their abusive father. When he strikes up an affair with a married woman, long-dormant family secrets bubble to the surface.

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2019-11-15 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Alex Pettyfer, Jennifer Morrison

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark and twisted
  2. Ranked #2 for
    meaty role
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tragic result

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7 Fast Color (2019)

A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.

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2019-03-29 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Saniyya Sidney

Rating

rating icon 5.919
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    never flagging
  2. Ranked #1 for
    steady pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fleshing out

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8 The Green Knight (2021)

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

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2021-07-29 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 6.593
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    epic story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    arthurian
  3. Ranked #1 for
    chivalry

Trailer

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9 Dune (2021)

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

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2021-09-15 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson

Rating

rating icon 7.782
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    epic scope
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great sound effects
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly waited

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10 News of the World (2020)

A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.

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2020-12-25 | Drama / Western

Cast

Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel

Rating

rating icon 6.969
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    westernized
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ham
  3. Ranked #2 for
    perilous journey

Trailer

News of the World trailer
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