Top rated for in-depth character study movies that are also academy award deserving

Check out today’s highest ranked for in-depth character study and academy award deserving movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are for in-depth character study and academy award deserving, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Joker (2019)

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

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2019-10-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro

Rating

rating icon 8.16
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mentally unstable

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2 The Power of the Dog (2021)

A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.

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2021-10-25 | Drama / Western

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shortlisted

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3 TÁR (2022)

Renowned musician Lydia Tár is days away from recording the symphony that will elevate her career. However, Lydia's elaborate facade begins to unravel, revealing dirty secrets and the corrosive nature of power.

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2022-09-23 | Drama / Music

Cast

Cate Blanchett, Nina Hoss

Rating

rating icon 7.102
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    complex character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    musical genius
  3. Ranked #2 for
    orgasmic

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4 The Lost Daughter (2021)

A woman's seaside vacation takes a dark turn when her obsession with a young mother forces her to confront secrets from her past.

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2021-12-16 | Drama

Cast

Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley

Rating

rating icon 6.543
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    unloved character
  2. Ranked #4 for
    rowdy character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    sabbatical

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5 To Leslie (2022)

A West Texas single mother wins the lottery and squanders it just as fast, leaving behind a world of heartbreak. Years later, with her charm running out and nowhere to go, she fights to rebuild her life and find redemption.

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2022-10-07 | Drama

Cast

Andrea Riseborough, Andre Royo

Rating

rating icon 7.035
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deserving accolade
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    award-deserving

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6 Drive My Car (2021)

Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, still unable, after two years, to cope with the loss of his beloved wife, accepts to direct Uncle Vanya at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There he meets Misaki, an introverted young woman, appointed to drive his car. In between rides, secrets from the past and heartfelt confessions will be unveiled.

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2021-08-18 | Drama

Cast

Hidetoshi Nishijima, Toko Miura

Rating

rating icon 7.406
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    patient
  2. Ranked #2 for
    stoic
  3. Ranked #3 for
    tour de force

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7 Nomadland (2021)

A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the western United States after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

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2021-01-29 | Drama

Cast

Frances McDormand, David Strathairn

Rating

rating icon 7.211
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rootless character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    overrated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    shortlisted

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8 The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

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2022-10-20 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson

Rating

rating icon 7.459
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    depressing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    exceptional

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9 The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

From the 1960's to the 1980's, evangelist Jim Baker and his ambitious wife, Tammy Faye, rose from humble beginnings to to build an empire based on big-time evangelical Christianity--only for the couple to fall from grace because of some all-too-human sins.

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2021-09-17 | Drama / History

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield

Rating

rating icon 6.509
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  2. Ranked #2 for
    falling from grace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    surprisingly sympathetic

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10 Mank (2020)

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

Info

2020-11-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried

Rating

rating icon 6.707
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for cinemagoers
  2. Ranked #2 for
    talented writer
  3. Ranked #2 for
    versed

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