Top rated for in-depth character study movies that are also most defining

Check out today’s highest ranked for in-depth character study and most defining 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 most defining, 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
    mentally unstable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    evil genius
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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2 Working Man (2019)

When the last factory in a small Rust Belt town closes its doors, an unlikely hero emerges in dutiful, quiet Allery Parkes. A career employee of the factory, the aging Allery can't reconcile how to live a life simply sitting at home doing nothing. Against the advice and pleas of his loving wife Iola, he forms an unlikely friendship with his charismatic neighbor Walter Brewer in order to revive the defunct factory.

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2019-02-02 | Drama

Cast

Peter Gerety, Billy Brown

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    personal experience
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pleasing result
  3. Ranked #3 for
    blue-collar

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3 Meeting Gorbachev (2019)

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of his country.

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2019-05-03 | Documentary

Cast

Mikhail Gorbachev, Werner Herzog

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    offering insight
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uncritical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    striking image

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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 6.707
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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5 Radioactive (2020)

The story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries—through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre—and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.

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2020-03-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley

Rating

rating icon 6.615
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    scientific genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quick shot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    directorial achievement

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6 Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain (2021)

An intimate, behind-the-scenes look at how an anonymous chef became a world-renowned cultural icon. This unflinching look at Anthony Bourdain reverberates with his presence, in his own voice and in the way he indelibly impacted the world around him.

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2021-07-16 | Documentary

Cast

Anthony Bourdain, Nancy Bourdain

Rating

rating icon 6.891
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    virtuous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    self-sacrificing character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    giddy

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7 Hope Gap (2019)

Grace lives an idyllic life in a British seaside town, but her world soon comes crashing down when her husband of 29 years tells her he's leaving her for another woman. Through stages of shock, disbelief and anger -- and with support from her son -- Grace ultimately regains her footing while learning it's never too late to be happy.

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2019-10-03 | Drama

Cast

Annette Bening, Bill Nighy

Rating

rating icon 6.303
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for case study
  2. Ranked #1 for
    confrontational
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loveless character

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8 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 6.871
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slowly developing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flawless directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    various plots

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9 Good Night Oppy (2022)

The inspirational true story of Opportunity, a rover that was sent to Mars for a 90-day mission but ended up surviving for 15 years. Follow Opportunity’s groundbreaking journey on Mars and the remarkable bond forged between a robot and her humans millions of miles away.

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2022-11-04 | Documentary

Cast

Angela Bassett, Steve Squyres

Rating

rating icon 7.685
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most striking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most dazzling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most remarkable

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10 Falling (2020)

John Peterson lives with his partner Eric and their adopted daughter in Southern California. When he is visited by his aging father Willis from Los Angeles who is searching for a place to retire, their two very different worlds collide.

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2020-10-02 | Drama

Cast

Lance Henriksen, Viggo Mortensen

Rating

rating icon 6.492
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wondering how on earth
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vitriolic dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hateful

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