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Top rated highly improbable movies that are also downbeat

Check out today’s highest ranked highly improbable and downbeat movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly improbable and downbeat, 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 Children of Men (2006)

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

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2006-09-22 | Drama / Action

Cast

Clive Owen, Clare-Hope Ashitey

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reluctant hero
  2. Ranked #1 for
    futurism
  3. Ranked #1 for
    doomy and gloomy

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2 The Road (2009)

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

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2009-11-25 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    omnipresent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat depressing subject
  3. Ranked #1 for
    respite

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3 Snowpiercer (2013)

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

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2013-08-01 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    completely absurd
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stretched imagination
  3. Ranked #1 for
    downtrodden character

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4 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
    unfortunate character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely unrealistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally unrealistic

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5 Monster's Ball (2001)

Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.

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2001-06-07 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    vitriolic dialogue
  2. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat depressing subject
  3. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally complex

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6 Prisoners (2013)

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

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2013-09-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    whodunit
  2. Ranked #1 for
    enraged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly suspenseful

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7 Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother while he was away.

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2004-09-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dark and gritty
  3. Ranked #2 for
    act of revenge

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8 House of Sand and Fog (2003)

Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an unfair legal dispute with the county, she is left with nowhere to go. Wanting her house back, she hires a lawyer and befriends a police officer. Neither Kathy nor Behrani have broken the law, so they find themselves involved in a difficult moral dilemma.

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2003-12-19 | Drama

Cast

Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tragic ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wholly unbelievable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    twist of fate

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9 Minority Report (2002)

John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.

Info

2002-06-20 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vision of future
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most gifted director

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10 How I Live Now (2013)

An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.

Info

2013-09-10 | Drama / Action

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, George MacKay

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful countryside
  2. Ranked #3 for
    irritable character
  3. Ranked #7 for
    bit abrupt

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According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated highly improbable movies that are also downbeat list are rated as dark and depressing, somewhat depressing subject, unfortunate character, fine performance, futurism, doomy and gloomy, optimistic view, thoroughly believable acting, respite, bleak and depressing.
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