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Top rated fully fleshed movies that are also brilliantly understated

Check out today’s highest ranked fully fleshed and brilliantly understated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are fully fleshed and brilliantly understated, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Oct 21 2020

1 The Straight Story (1999)

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver's license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

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1999-10-15 | Drama

Cast

Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relaxed pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slow tempo
  3. Ranked #1 for
    panoramic shot

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2 Hellboy (2004)

In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon—Hellboy—has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually grows to adulthood, serving the cause of good rather than evil.

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2004-04-02 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Ron Perlman, John Hurt

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    journeyman director
  2. Ranked #2 for
    warmed over story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    smart-ass

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3 The Help (2011)

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines.

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2011-08-09 | Drama

Cast

Emma Stone, Viola Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    veteran actress
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pitch perfect performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    well-rounded character

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4 Lantana (2001)

Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit emerges -- drawing in four related couples whose various partners are distrustful and suspicious about each other's involvement.

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2001-10-04 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Anthony LaPaglia, Rachael Blake

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fully fleshed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for character study

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5 The Grey (2011)

Following a grueling five-week shift at an Alaskan oil refinery, workers led by sharpshooter John Ottway, are flying home for a much-needed vacation. But a brutal storm causes their plane to crash in the frozen wilderness, and only eight men, including Ottway, survive. As they trek southward toward civilization and safety, Ottway and his companions must battle mortal injuries, the icy elements, and a pack of hungry wolves.

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2011-12-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally unrealistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely unrealistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unfortunate character

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6 The Westerner (1940)

Drifter Cole Harden is accused of stealing a horse and faces hanging by self-appointed Judge Roy Bean, but Harden manages to talk his way out of it by claiming to be a friend of stage star Lillie Langtry, with whom the judge is obsessed, even though he has never met her. Tensions rise when Harden comes to the defense of a group of struggling homesteaders who Judge Bean is trying to drive away.

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1940-09-18 | Action / Western

Cast

Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    nice photography
  2. Ranked #12 for
    city slicker
  3. Ranked #13 for
    westernized

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7 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

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2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    handsome and tall
  2. Ranked #1 for
    much more appropriate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    smooth directing

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8 We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

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2011-09-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    straightforward narrative
  2. Ranked #1 for
    anti-social
  3. Ranked #2 for
    troubling

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9 The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

A down-on-his-luck crab fisherman embarks on a journey to get a young man with Down syndrome to a professional wrestling school in rural North Carolina and away from the retirement home where he’s lived for the past two and a half years.

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2019-08-09 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Shia LaBeouf, Zack Gottsagen

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heartwarming
  2. Ranked #2 for
    one of rare gems
  3. Ranked #4 for
    real gem

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10 Hud (1963)

Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and his stern and highly principled father, Homer. Hud's nephew Lon admires Hud's cheating ways, though he soon becomes too aware of Hud's reckless amorality to bear him anymore. In the world of the takers and the taken, Hud is a winner. He's a cheat, but, he explains, "I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner."

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1963-05-28 | Drama / Western

Cast

Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    role model
  2. Ranked #1 for
    electrifying performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    upstanding character

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