Top rated morally superior movies that are also packing a punch

Check out today’s highest ranked morally superior and packing a punch movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are morally superior and packing a punch, 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 Mardaani 2 (2019)

Officer Shivani Shivaji Roy is stationed at Kota where she goes against a ferocious serial killer who rapes and murders women.

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2019-12-12 | Action / Crime

Cast

Rani Mukerji, Vishal Jethwa

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    no dull moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    antagonistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    psychotic villain

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3 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
    societal issue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hot button

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4 Hey Ram (2000)

Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.

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2000-02-18 | History / Drama

Cast

Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    world-class
  2. Ranked #3 for
    characters existing in real life
  3. Ranked #3 for
    excellently crafted

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5 Fugitive Pieces (2007)

A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.

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2007-09-06 | Drama

Cast

Rade Šerbedžija, Stephen Dillane

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    kindred spirit
  2. Ranked #2 for
    white knight
  3. Ranked #2 for
    emotional punch

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6 Raavan (2010)

A bandit leader kidnaps the wife of the policeman who killed his sister, but later falls in love with her.

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2010-06-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Rating

rating icon 4.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    usually dependable cast
  2. Ranked #5 for
    comedown
  3. Ranked #8 for
    high-pitched voice

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7 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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8 Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal "Hangman of Europe", Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his attempt to escape, he is helped by history professor Stephen Novotny and his daughter Mascha.

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1943-04-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slight miscast
  2. Ranked #5 for
    vicious
  3. Ranked #5 for
    rather stiff acting

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9 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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10 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
    more powerful
  3. Ranked #5 for
    savior

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