Top rated morally superior movies that are also brilliantly understated

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

1 Howards End (1992)

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and his wife Ruth, and the downwardly mobile working-class Leonard Bast and his mistress Jackie.

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1992-03-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    faultless

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2 Ida (2013)

Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

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2013-10-25 | Drama

Cast

Agata Trzebuchowska, Agata Kulesza

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    beautifully composed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    painterly director
  3. Ranked #4 for
    with aesthetic quality

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3 The Great Debaters (2007)

The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African-American college students into a historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.

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2007-12-27 | Drama

Cast

Denzel Washington, Nate Parker

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for debating
  2. Ranked #3 for
    able directing
  3. Ranked #6 for
    first-rate casting

Trailer

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4 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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5 Monogamy (2010)

Exhibitionism, voyeurism, jealousy, lust. Brooklyn wedding photographer Theo’s side business shooting surveillance-style photos of clients on the sly takes an unexpected turn - and creates a rift with his fiancée - when he’s hired by a provocative mystery woman.

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2010-04-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Chris Messina, Rashida Jones

Rating

rating icon 3.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    altered state
  2. Ranked #3 for
    voyeuristic
  3. Ranked #3 for
    in doldrums

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6 Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

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2004-03-04 | Drama / History

Cast

Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with slaughters
  2. Ranked #5 for
    savior
  3. Ranked #5 for
    more powerful

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7 The Chosen (1981)

The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a secular father, raised to question everything around him, including his religion. A moving coming of age story.

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1981-08-20 | Drama

Cast

Maximilian Schell, Robby Benson

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    liberal view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mannered performance
  3. Ranked #3 for
    most intriguing

Trailer

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8 Mountain Patrol (2004)

A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet.

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2004-10-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Duobujie, Zhang Lei

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    punishing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    vast story
  3. Ranked #5 for
    hostile

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9 Harishchandrachi Factory (2009)

The movie depicts efforts and struggle by Dadasaheb Falke for creating first motion picture in India - Raja Harishchandra.

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2009-07-01 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Nandu Madhav, Vibhavari Deshpande

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with light moments
  2. Ranked #4 for
    eccentric genius
  3. Ranked #6 for
    magnum opus

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10 Stagecoach (1939)

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo, and learn something about each other in the process.

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1939-03-03 | Western / Adventure

Cast

Claire Trevor, John Wayne

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    riding off into sunset
  2. Ranked #7 for
    westernized
  3. Ranked #11 for
    panoramic shot

Trailer

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