Top rated morally superior movies that are also challenging

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

1 Captain Fantastic (2016)

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

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2016-07-02 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Samantha Isler

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    society in general
  2. Ranked #4 for
    post-modernism
  3. Ranked #4 for
    unloved character

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2 Noah (2014)

A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.

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2014-03-07 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    biblical proportion
  2. Ranked #2 for
    biblical
  3. Ranked #4 for
    godly

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3 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 #5 for
    recreating

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4 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 #4 for
    hostile

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5 The Hate U Give (2018)

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

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2018-10-19 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    complex issue
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hot button
  3. Ranked #2 for
    societal issue

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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 #2 for
    with slaughters
  2. Ranked #4 for
    savior
  3. Ranked #5 for
    more powerful

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7 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to book
  2. Ranked #6 for
    staying true to book
  3. Ranked #9 for
    deviating from book

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8 I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking question
  2. Ranked #4 for
    ethical question
  3. Ranked #5 for
    food for thought

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9 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 #3 for
    shadowy lighting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    painterly director

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10 The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical intellectual and romancing an art enthusiast. However, the advantage of her affluence is called into question when she realizes the extent to which her money colors her relationships.

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1996-10-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    transcendent
  2. Ranked #2 for
    admirable
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sublime

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