Top rated excruciatingly slow movies that are also exceptional

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

1 The Irishman (2019)

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

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2019-11-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    masterful story
  2. Ranked #2 for
    great story
  3. Ranked #3 for
    too slow-paced

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2 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

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2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    sad and depressing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    morose
  3. Ranked #5 for
    rather depressing

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3 Hell or High Water (2016)

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.

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2016-08-12 | Western / Crime

Cast

Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    good ole boy
  2. Ranked #8 for
    fleshed out character
  3. Ranked #8 for
    rock solid

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4 Sideways (2004)

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

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2004-10-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    mopey
  2. Ranked #4 for
    for watching with a drink
  3. Ranked #6 for
    sour character

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5 Marriage Story (2019)

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

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2019-09-28 | Drama

Cast

Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    workaholic
  2. Ranked #6 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #6 for
    good story

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6 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterful story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with large gap

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7 Traffic (2000)

An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine within their comfortable suburban home. In Mexico, a flawed, but noble policeman agrees to testify against a powerful general in league with a cartel, and in San Diego, a drug kingpin's sheltered trophy wife must learn her husband's ruthless business after he is arrested, endangering her luxurious lifestyle.

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2000-03-23 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Douglas, Benicio del Toro

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    washed out look
  2. Ranked #6 for
    interwoven story
  3. Ranked #8 for
    desaturated

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8 Lady Bird (2017)

Lady Bird McPherson, a strong willed, deeply opinionated, artistic 17 year old comes of age in Sacramento. Her relationship with her mother and her upbringing are questioned and tested as she plans to head off to college.

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2017-09-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of life
  2. Ranked #3 for
    adolescent
  3. Ranked #4 for
    interesting dynamic

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9 The Piano (1993)

After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.

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1993-05-19 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #5 for
    sensual
  3. Ranked #5 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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10 Mystic River (2003)

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

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2003-01-01 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Sean Penn, Tim Robbins

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    great acting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #7 for
    superb acting

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