Top rated excruciatingly slow movies that are also realistic portrayal

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

1 Sweet Country (2018)

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.

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2018-01-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Hamilton Morris, Bryan Brown

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    panoramic view
  2. Ranked #2 for
    technically impressive directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping cinematography

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2 Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)

At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.

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2019-09-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    barbaric
  2. Ranked #5 for
    slow and steady
  3. Ranked #5 for
    subtle directing

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3 The King (2019)

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

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2019-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for historical research
  2. Ranked #2 for
    historically accurate
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more accurate

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4 Padmaavat (2018)

Rajputana, India, 13th century. The tyrannical usurper Alauddin Khilji, sultan of Delhi, becomes obsessed with Queen Padmavati, wife of King Ratan Singh of Mewar, and goes to great lengths to satisfy his greed for her.

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2018-01-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually delightful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visual extravaganza
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visually brilliant

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5 Peterloo (2018)

An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history. The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reforms and protest against rising levels of poverty.

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2018-11-01 | History / Drama

Cast

Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    true representation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    historical significance
  3. Ranked #5 for
    clipped voice

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6 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly understated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    historically important

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7 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.

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2016-06-24 | Action / Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of history
  2. Ranked #3 for
    like a history lesson
  3. Ranked #4 for
    recreating

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8 Radium Girls (2020)

Young women toiling in a factory are exposed to hazardous material which takes a disastrous toll on their health.

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2020-10-23 | Drama / History

Cast

Joey King, Abby Quinn

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    historical interest
  2. Ranked #2 for
    greatly anticipated
  3. Ranked #3 for
    bummed

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9 Silence (2016)

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

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2016-12-22 | Drama / History

Cast

Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    martyred character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    religious angle
  3. Ranked #4 for
    for Catholic contemplation

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10 Kesari (2019)

In 1897, an army of 21 Sikhs battles 10,000 Afghans to prevent the Saragarhi Fort from being taken down.

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2019-03-21 | Action / Drama

Cast

Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    valiant character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brave character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    spectacular action sequence

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