Top rated hopeful movies that are also downbeat

Check out today’s highest ranked hopeful and downbeat movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are hopeful and downbeat, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Aniara (2019)

A ship carrying settlers to a new home on Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe.

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2019-05-17 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Emelie Jonsson, Arvin Kananian

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    despaired
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pessimistic view
  3. Ranked #1 for
    vast story

Trailer

Aniara trailer
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2 Clemency (2019)

Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.

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2019-12-27 | Drama

Cast

Alfre Woodard, Richard Schiff

Rating

rating icon 6.349
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    towering
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rising above material
  3. Ranked #2 for
    burdensome

Trailer

Clemency trailer
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3 Beanpole (2019)

Set in post-WWII Leningrad as two female soldiers return from war and attempt to rebuild their lives in the ravaged city.

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2019-06-20 | Drama / War

Cast

Viktoriya Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina

Rating

rating icon 7.072
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark and dreary
  2. Ranked #1 for
    devastated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gloomy

Trailer

Beanpole trailer
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4 FX's A Christmas Carol (2019)

London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.

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2019-12-19 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis

Rating

rating icon 7.061
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    miserly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    darkest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    faithful rendition

Trailer

FX's A Christmas Carol trailer
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5 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 6.315
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unfortunate soul
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for case study
  3. Ranked #1 for
    confrontational

Trailer

Hope Gap trailer
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6 Vesper (2022)

After the collapse of Earth's ecosystem, Vesper, a 13-year-old girl struggling to survive with her paralyzed Father, meets a mysterious Woman with a secret that forces Vesper to use her wits, strength and bio-hacking abilities to fight for the possibility of a future.

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2022-08-17 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Raffiella Chapman, Eddie Marsan

Rating

rating icon 6.39
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    post-apocalyptic future
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slimy cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    plot hinges

Trailer

Vesper trailer
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7 The Vanishing (2019)

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

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2019-01-04 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan

Rating

rating icon 5.734
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    barely intelligible
  2. Ranked #2 for
    psychological mystery
  3. Ranked #2 for
    begging the question

Trailer

The Vanishing trailer
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8 Skin (2019)

A destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves.

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2019-07-26 | Drama

Cast

Jamie Bell, Danielle Macdonald

Rating

rating icon 6.984
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    directing with craftmanship
  2. Ranked #2 for
    loose plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stellar acting

Trailer

Skin trailer
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9 Limbo (2021)

Veteran detective Cham works with rookie cop Will to hunt down the city's serial killer. The investigation leads them to a lair littered with dismembered female limbs, and an ex-con who killed Cham's wife and child years ago...

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2021-11-18 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Gordon Lam, Liu Yase

Rating

rating icon 7.366
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    showing underbelly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hyper realistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gritty

Trailer

Limbo trailer
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10 Great Freedom (2021)

In post-war Germany, liberation by the Allies does not mean freedom for everyone. Hans Hoffmann is repeatedly imprisoned under Paragraph 175, which criminalizes homosexuality. Nevertheless, over the decades, he continues his quest for freedom and love, even if he finds it in the most unusual places.

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2021-11-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Franz Rogowski, Georg Friedrich

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    completely baffled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most memorable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    toned down

Trailer

Great Freedom trailer
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