Top rated mean and nasty movies that are also staying true to book

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

1 Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical (2022)

An extraordinary young girl discovers her superpower and summons the remarkable courage, against all odds, to help others change their stories, whilst also taking charge of her own destiny. Standing up for what's right, she's met with miraculous results.

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2022-11-25 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 6.787
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    blast finish
  2. Ranked #2 for
    naughty boy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    suitable for children

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Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical trailer
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2 The School for Good and Evil (2022)

Best friends Sophie and Agatha navigate an enchanted school for young heroes and villains — and find themselves on opposing sides of the battle between good and evil.

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2022-10-19 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Sofia Wylie, Sophia Anne Caruso

Rating

rating icon 7.056
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eye candy visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like Harry Potter
  3. Ranked #1 for
    evil character

Trailer

The School for Good and Evil trailer
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3 The War with Grandpa (2020)

Peter is thrilled that his Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves into Peter's room, forcing him upstairs into the creepy attic. And though he loves his Grandpa, he wants his room back - so he has no choice but to declare war.

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2020-08-27 | Comedy / Family

Cast

Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman

Rating

rating icon 6.434
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly amusing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less demanding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with funny moments

Trailer

The War with Grandpa trailer
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4 The School of the Magical Animals (2021)

Ida has a hard time making friends. One day, her weird class teacher announces that everyone in the class will have a magical animal with them. Ida is put to the side of the fox Rabbat. Benni, just like Ida also an outsider, has the turtle Henrietta as a new companion. Together they have amazing adventures ahead of them, but will they be able to fulfill the main requirement of the "Magic Pet Shop": to keep their new friends a secret from adults?

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2021-10-14 | Family / Adventure

Cast

Emilia Maier, Leonard Artur Conrads

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hitting nerves
  2. Ranked #4 for
    hostile
  3. Ranked #6 for
    extrovert

Trailer

The School of the Magical Animals trailer
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5 Tell It to the Bees (2018)

Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the bees, as she once did. The new friendship between the boy and the bee keeper brings his mother Lydia into Jean's world.

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2018-09-09 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Anna Paquin, Holliday Grainger

Rating

rating icon 7.561
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    happy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit iffy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    happy ending

Trailer

Tell It to the Bees trailer
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6 Book of Monsters (2019)

Sophie's 18th birthday becomes a bloodbath when monsters descend upon her house, devouring the guests and killing anyone who tries to leave. To survive the night, Sophie must face her destiny: monsters are real and she's the only one who can stop them.

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2019-03-19 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Lyndsey Craine, Michaela Longden

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for watching with a drink
  2. Ranked #1 for
    waste of three hours
  3. Ranked #1 for
    like Clue

Trailer

Book of Monsters trailer
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7 The Power of the Dog (2021)

A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.

Info

2021-10-25 | Drama / Western

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst

Rating

rating icon 6.786
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    painfully slow
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shortlisted

Trailer

The Power of the Dog trailer
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8 Pinocchio (2019)

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved fairytale, old woodcarver Geppetto fashions a wooden puppet, Pinocchio, who magically comes to life. Pinocchio longs for adventure and is easily led astray, encountering magical beasts, fantastical spectacles, while making friends and foes along his journey. However, his dream is to become a real boy, which can only come true if he finally changes his ways.

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2019-12-19 | Drama / Family

Cast

Federico Ielapi, Roberto Benigni

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual treat
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably faithful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fantasia

Trailer

Pinocchio trailer
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9 Emma. (2020)

In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

Info

2020-02-13 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn

Rating

rating icon 7.046
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully designed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Period Drama
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous

Trailer

Emma. trailer
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10 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.

Info

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

Trailer

FX's A Christmas Carol trailer
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