Top rated deliberately slow movies that are also lean

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

1 Old Henry (2021)

A widowed farmer and his son warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide who to trust. Defending a siege of his homestead, the farmer reveals a talent for gun-slinging that surprises everyone calling his true identity into question.

Info

2021-10-01 | Action / Western

Cast

Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze

Rating

rating icon 7.244
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accomplished
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with final twist
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stellar

Trailer

Old Henry trailer
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2 Shiva Baby (2021)

College student Danielle must cover her tracks when she unexpectedly runs into her sugar daddy at a shiva - with her parents, ex-girlfriend and family friends also in attendance.

Info

2021-03-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Rachel Sennott, Molly Gordon

Rating

rating icon 7.21
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    compact
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tight
  3. Ranked #1 for
    awkward and uncomfortable

Trailer

Shiva Baby trailer
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3 Emily the Criminal (2022)

Desperate for income, Emily takes a shady gig buying goods with stolen credit cards supplied by a charismatic middleman named Youcef. Seduced by the quick cash and illicit thrills, they hatch a plan to take their business to the next level.

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2022-08-12 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Aubrey Plaza, Theo Rossi

Rating

rating icon 6.721
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with crime elements
  2. Ranked #1 for
    creditable directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    persuasive acting

Trailer

Emily the Criminal trailer
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4 Censor (2021)

A film screener at the BBFC, who has earned an unsavory reputation for being the strictest censor of violent films, begins to spiral out of control after viewing a low budget horror movie with similarities to the disappearance of her sister.

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2021-06-11 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Niamh Algar, Michael Smiley

Rating

rating icon 5.826
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    severe editing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    going bonkers
  3. Ranked #1 for
    increasingly violent

Trailer

Censor trailer
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5 The Vast of Night (2019)

At the dawn of the space-race, two radio-obsessed teens discover a strange frequency over the airwaves in what becomes the most important night of their lives and in the history of their small town.

Info

2019-06-01 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz

Rating

rating icon 6.548
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    like The Twilight Zone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cranky
  3. Ranked #2 for
    innovative camera angle

Trailer

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6 How to Blow Up a Pipeline (2023)

A crew of young environmental activists execute a daring mission to sabotage an oil pipeline.

Info

2023-04-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Ariela Barer, Kristine Froseth

Rating

rating icon 6.484
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely exciting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cast of unknown actors
  3. Ranked #1 for
    socially conscious

Trailer

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7 The Stylist (2020)

Claire is a lonely hairstylist who secretly murders and scalps her clients. When Olivia makes the well-intentioned mistake of asking Claire to style her hair for her wedding, she becomes dangerously obsessed, and her sanity starts to slip away with bloody consequences.

Info

2020-09-26 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Najarra Townsend, Brea Grant

Rating

rating icon 5.143
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tight editing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    becoming obsessed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    swift pace

Trailer

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8 The Outfit (2022)

Leonard is an English tailor who used to craft suits on London’s world-famous Savile Row. After a personal tragedy, he’s ended up in Chicago, operating a small tailor shop in a rough part of town where he makes beautiful clothes for the only people around who can afford them: a family of vicious gangsters.

Info

2022-02-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch

Rating

rating icon 7.112
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stagey acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    crazy plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    classy

Trailer

The Outfit trailer
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9 Hunter Hunter (2020)

A fur trapper leaves his wife and daughter behind to kill a rogue wolf in the remote wilderness, but they soon become increasingly worried when their peaceful existence is disrupted.

Info

2020-12-18 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Camille Sullivan, Summer H. Howell

Rating

rating icon 6.33
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    woah
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lumberjack
  3. Ranked #1 for
    real shocker

Trailer

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10 Vortex (2022)

Lui, a struggling author with a heart condition, and his wife Elle, a retired psychiatrist, find their idyllic life shattered when Elle begins to succumb to the effects of dementia.

Info

2022-01-27 | Drama

Cast

Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun

Rating

rating icon 7.158
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    innovative technique
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unmistakable acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cross-cut editing

Trailer

Vortex trailer
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