Top rated morally superior movies that are also terse

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

1 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
    shadowy lighting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    painterly director

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2 Breach (2007)

Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation of Hanssen's sexual habits, however Hanssen is really suspected of spying for the Soviet Union and Russia for years and being responsible for the deaths of agents working for the United States.

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2007-02-12 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    ably played
  2. Ranked #4 for
    ultimate downfall
  3. Ranked #4 for
    rock solid

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3 The Little Foxes (1941)

The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century. Regina Giddons née Hubbard has her daughter under her thumb. Mrs. Giddons is estranged from her husband, who is convalescing in Baltimore and suffers from a terminal illness. But she needs him home, and will manipulate her daughter to help bring him back. She has a sneaky business deal that she's cooking up with her two elder brothers, Oscar and Ben. Oscar has a flighty, unhappy wife and a dishonest worm of a son. Will the daughter have to marry this contemptible cousin? Who will she grow up to be - her mother or her aunt? Or can she escape the fate of both?

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1941-08-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    contemptible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deeply focused
  3. Ranked #2 for
    malicious character

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4 State of Play (2009)

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

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2009-04-17 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crusading
  2. Ranked #2 for
    intrepid
  3. Ranked #3 for
    juicier

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5 Factotum (2005)

This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.

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2005-04-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dead end
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slovenly character
  3. Ranked #8 for
    capturing the feels

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6 Ace in the Hole (1951)

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.

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1951-06-29 | Drama

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cynical view
  2. Ranked #3 for
    crusading
  3. Ranked #3 for
    intrepid

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Ace in the Hole trailer
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7 The Phantom (1996)

The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.

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1996-06-06 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comic-book-like editing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    arch villain
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slimy villain

Trailer

The Phantom trailer
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8 The Silence of the Sky (2016)

After being a victim of rape within their own home, Diana chooses to keep the trauma secret. Mario, her husband, also has something to hide. The silence takes the couple's account over the day turns gradually into a peculiar form of violence.

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2016-09-22 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Leonardo Sbaraglia, Carolina Dieckmann

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    sensible character
  2. Ranked #9 for
    leisurely pace
  3. Ranked #13 for
    monotone voice

Trailer

The Silence of the Sky trailer
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9 The Beguiled (2017)

During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events.

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2017-06-23 | Drama

Cast

Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beguiling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    southern belle
  3. Ranked #4 for
    dim lighting

Trailer

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10 Once a Gangster (2010)

Roast Pork joins the triad as a young man and ends up becoming a trusted lieutenant of boss Kerosene. However, his true passion is in his successful chain of restaurants, his loving wife, and his two children. So when Kerosene wants to promote his trusted right hand man to the top of the organization as a way to take on his financial debts, it's understandable why Roast Pork would want to refuse. Roast Pork comes up with an intricate scheme with his men that would take himself out of the running, but Kerosene's intervention causes it to fail. When all hopes appears to be lost, lifelong gangster Sparrow is released from jail after serving a 20-year sentence for committing a gang-related murder that earned him a guarantee for the leader spot. However, Sparrow has made his own plans to stay out of the gang, setting off a battle of wits between the two men.

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2010-05-20 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin, Jordan Chan

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    overacting
  2. Ranked #6 for
    overplayed role
  3. Ranked #14 for
    way over-the-top acting

Trailer

Once a Gangster trailer
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