Top rated morally superior movies that are also searing

Check out today’s highest ranked morally superior and searing movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are morally superior and searing, 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 #5 for
    history buff

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2 Shree 420 (1955)

The story of a small-town man who comes to make it big in the city, where he is almost instantly relieved of all his possessions. Homeless and penniless, he is taken in by a woman who looks after him.

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1955-01-07 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Raj Kapoor, Nargis

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    virtuous
  2. Ranked #5 for
    stone-faced cast
  3. Ranked #5 for
    roguish

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3 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
    absolutely marvelous

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4 Buffalo Boy (2005)

Set along the southern coast of Vietnam during the French occupation in the 1940s, water is everywhere, giving life and bringing decay and rot. Kim is 15; his father and step-mother have two buffalo, their lifeline as subsistence rice farmers. During the rainy season, there's no grass and the buffalo are starving. Kim volunteers to take the beasts inland to find food. On this coming-of-age journey, Kim sees men mistreat women, men fight with men, and French taxes rob the poor. He works for Lap, a buffalo herder whose past is entangled with Kim's parents, and he makes friends who will lead him to his place in the world.

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2005-03-23 | Drama

Cast

Kim Long Thach, Thi Kieu Trinh Nguyen

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic artistry
  2. Ranked #4 for
    absolutely enthralling
  3. Ranked #4 for
    lingering in mind

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5 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
    bleak

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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 Red Corner (1997)

An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.

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1997-10-30 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Richard Gere, Bai Ling

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    altruistic
  2. Ranked #4 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #4 for
    miscarriage of justice

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8 The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

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2017-03-31 | Drama / History

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    incredibly brave
  2. Ranked #8 for
    self-sacrificing character
  3. Ranked #9 for
    noble

Trailer

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9 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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10 Black '47 (2018)

In 1847, when Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years, Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, returns home to reunite with his estranged family, only to discover the cruelest reality, a black land where death reigns.

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2018-09-05 | Drama / Western

Cast

Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    with Irish spirit
  2. Ranked #7 for
    thin writing
  3. Ranked #8 for
    definitely worth looking

Trailer

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