Top rated movies with a dispirited character and deft directing

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a dispirited character and deft directing! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a dispirited character and deft directing, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Power of the Dog (2021)

A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.

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2021-10-25 | Drama / Western

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    painfully slow
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

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2 The Assistant (2020)

A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.

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2020-01-31 | Drama

Cast

Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen

Rating

rating icon 6.303
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    utterly boring
  2. Ranked #2 for
    uneventful
  3. Ranked #3 for
    high-powered

Trailer

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3 Ammonite (2020)

In 1840s England, palaeontologist Mary Anning and a young woman sent by her husband to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship. Despite the chasm between their social spheres and personalities, Mary and Charlotte discover they can each offer what the other has been searching for: the realisation that they are not alone. It is the beginning of a passionate and all-consuming love affair that will defy all social bounds and alter the course of both lives irrevocably.

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2020-11-13 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    veteran actress
  2. Ranked #1 for
    acting with subtle gesture
  3. Ranked #1 for
    glum

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4 A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019)

When an alien with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep goes on a mission to shepherd the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister organization can capture her.

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2019-09-26 | Family / Animation

Cast

Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes

Rating

rating icon 6.938
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    raising chuckles
  2. Ranked #2 for
    Claymation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with meta jokes

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5 The Stranger (2022)

Two strangers strike up a conversation on a long journey. One is a suspect in an unsolved missing person’s case and the other an undercover operative on his trail. Their uneasy friendship becomes the core of this tightly wrought thriller, which is based on the true story of one of the largest investigations and undercover operations in Australia.

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2022-10-06 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.145
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly put together
  3. Ranked #1 for
    utterly absorbing

Trailer

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6 The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

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2022-10-20 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson

Rating

rating icon 7.459
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    depressing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    great story

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7 The Loss Adjuster (2020)

Hapless Insurance Loss Adjuster - Martin Dyer - feels his life is spiralling out of control but discovers that even when you reach rock bottom, that some clouds really do have a silver lining.

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2020-11-27 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Joan Collins, Luke Goss

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    commanding screen presence
  2. Ranked #2 for
    light relief
  3. Ranked #2 for
    largely unknown cast

Trailer

The Loss Adjuster trailer
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8 Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)

A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

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2020-03-13 | Drama

Cast

Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder

Rating

rating icon 7.151
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    humane
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ample support
  3. Ranked #2 for
    resonant

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9 Living (2022)

London, 1953. Mr. Williams, a veteran civil servant, is an important cog within the city's bureaucracy as it struggles to rebuild in the aftermath of World War II. Buried under paperwork at the office and lonely at home, his life has long felt empty and meaningless. Then a devastating medical diagnosis forces him to take stock, and to try and grasp some fulfilment before it passes permanently beyond reach.

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2022-11-04 | Drama

Cast

Bill Nighy, Aimee Lou Wood

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    telling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    able supporting actor
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly satisfying

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10 Together (2021)

A husband and wife are forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of the Covid-19 lockdown.

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2021-08-27 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

James McAvoy, Sharon Horgan

Rating

rating icon 5.848
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful script
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant writing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bravura directing

Trailer

Together trailer
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