Top rated languorous movies that are also educational

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

1 Free State of Jones (2016)

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

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2016-06-24 | Action / Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of history
  2. Ranked #3 for
    like a history lesson
  3. Ranked #4 for
    recreating

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2 Waiting for "Superman" (2010)

Gripping, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful, Waiting for Superman is an impassioned indictment of the American school system from An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim.

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2010-09-24 | Documentary

Cast

Michelle Rhee, George Reeves

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    waited too long
  2. Ranked #2 for
    using elocution
  3. Ranked #2 for
    educated character

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3 Best of Enemies (2015)

A documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Intended as commentary on the issues of their day, these vitriolic and explosive encounters came to define the modern era of public discourse in the media, marking the big bang moment of our contemporary media landscape when spectacle trumped content and argument replaced substance. Best of Enemies delves into the entangled biographies of these two great thinkers, and luxuriates in the language and the theater of their debates, begging the question, "What has television done to the way we discuss politics in our democracy today?"

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2015-07-31 | Documentary / History

Cast

Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for debating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for political debate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for political discussion

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4 Strategic Air Command (1955)

Air Force reservist Lt. Col. Robert (Dutch) Holland is recalled into active duty at the peak of his baseball career.

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1955-07-12 | Action / Drama

Cast

James Stewart, June Allyson

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    aerial photography
  2. Ranked #3 for
    accurate portrayal
  3. Ranked #3 for
    eminent directing

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5 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 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unpleasantly surprising
  2. Ranked #1 for
    historically important
  3. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting

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6 Peterloo (2018)

An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history. The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reforms and protest against rising levels of poverty.

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2018-11-01 | History / Drama

Cast

Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    true representation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    historical significance
  3. Ranked #5 for
    clipped voice

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7 Beautiful Boy (2018)

After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.

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2018-10-12 | Drama

Cast

Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heart-wrenching
  2. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally charged
  3. Ranked #5 for
    ultimate demise

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8 Honeyland (2019)

When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland’s basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance.

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2019-07-26 | Documentary

Cast

Hatidzhe Muratova, Nazife Muratova

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    with miserable life
  2. Ranked #5 for
    directing with craftmanship
  3. Ranked #5 for
    unrepeatable

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9 First They Killed My Father (2017)

A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.

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2017-02-18 | War / Drama

Cast

Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    ascending
  2. Ranked #5 for
    true representation
  3. Ranked #6 for
    quick editing

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10 Oceans (2010)

An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.

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2010-01-22 | Documentary / Family

Cast

Pierce Brosnan, Lancelot Perrin

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most dazzling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    atmospherically shot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stylish photography

Trailer

Oceans trailer
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