Top rated for in-depth character study movies that are also instant classic

Check out today’s highest ranked for in-depth character study and instant classic 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 instant classic, 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 8.161
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mentally unstable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    evil genius
  3. Ranked #1 for
    great acting

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2 Pearl (2022)

Trapped on her family’s isolated farm, Pearl must tend to her ailing father under the bitter and overbearing watch of her devout mother. Lusting for a glamorous life like she’s seen in the movies, Pearl’s ambitions, temptations, and repressions collide.

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2022-09-16 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Mia Goth, Tandi Wright

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deranged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glorious technicolor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    emo character

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3 Luca (2021)

Luca and his best friend Alberto experience an unforgettable summer on the Italian Riviera. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water’s surface.

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2021-06-17 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer

Rating

rating icon 7.829
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    fish out of water
  2. Ranked #4 for
    vibrant colors
  3. Ranked #4 for
    absolutely adorable

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4 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.

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2020-11-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried

Rating

rating icon 6.705
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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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5 Living (2022)

London, 1953. Mr. Williams, a veteran civil servant, is an important cog within the city's bureaucracy as it struggles to rebuild in the aftermath of World War II. Buried under paperwork at the office and lonely at home, his life has long felt empty and meaningless. Then a devastating medical diagnosis forces him to take stock, and to try and grasp some fulfilment before it passes permanently beyond reach.

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2022-11-04 | Drama

Cast

Bill Nighy, Aimee Lou Wood

Rating

rating icon 7.021
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    able supporting actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    telling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gentlemanly

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6 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
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very slow moving

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7 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
    with epiphany moments

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8 The Quiet Girl (2022)

A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with relatives for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.

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2022-05-12 | Drama

Cast

Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley

Rating

rating icon 7.52
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    foster father
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fetching
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow beginning

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9 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 7.103
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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10 Greyhound (2020)

A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the "Black Pit" to the front lines of WWII. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war.

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2020-07-09 | War / Action

Cast

Tom Hanks, Stephen Graham

Rating

rating icon 7.406
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    shocking moment
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tense and exciting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lean

Trailer

Greyhound trailer
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