Top rated movies with a lively character and rigorous directing

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

1 Encanto (2021)

The tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family—every child except one, Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family's last hope.

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2021-10-13 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero

Rating

rating icon 7.604
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vibrant imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    magical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful

Trailer

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2 Polite Society (2023)

Martial artist-in-training Ria Khan believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting the help of her friends, Ria attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and sisterhood.

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2023-04-27 | Comedy / Action

Cast

Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sisterhood
  2. Ranked #2 for
    terrifically entertaining
  3. Ranked #2 for
    infectious

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Polite Society trailer
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3 Turning Red (2022)

Thirteen-year-old Mei is experiencing the awkwardness of being a teenager with a twist – when she gets too excited, she transforms into a giant red panda.

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2022-03-10 | Animation / Family

Cast

Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh

Rating

rating icon 7.382
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gradual turn
  2. Ranked #1 for
    young adulthood
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overbearing voice

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Turning Red trailer
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4 The Rhythm Section (2020)

When she discovers the plane crash that claimed the lives of her family was no accident, Stephanie Patrick enters the dark, complex world of international espionage seeking vengeance. With nothing left to lose, Stephanie transforms from victim to assassin and discovers that neither revenge nor the truth are what they appear.

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2020-01-31 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Blake Lively, Jude Law

Rating

rating icon 5.517
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    zesty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    engaging directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    convincing

Trailer

The Rhythm Section trailer
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5 Blinded by the Light (2019)

In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

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2019-08-09 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Viveik Kalra, Nell Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.927
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    applauded ending
  2. Ranked #3 for
    facile
  3. Ranked #3 for
    new wave

Trailer

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6 The Sky Is Everywhere (2022)

Lennie is a teen musical prodigy grieving the death of her sister when she finds herself caught between a new guy at school and her sister's devastated boyfriend. Through her vivid imagination and conflicted heart, Lennie navigates first love and first loss.

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2022-02-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Grace Kaufman, Jacques Colimon

Rating

rating icon 5.764
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flowing perfectly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    aesthetically pleasing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    strong impression

Trailer

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7 The Hand of God (2021)

In 1980s Naples, Italy, an awkward Italian teen struggling to find his place experiences heartbreak and liberation after he's inadvertently saved from a freak accident by football legend Diego Maradona.

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2021-11-24 | Drama

Cast

Filippo Scotti, Toni Servillo

Rating

rating icon 7.573
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of life
  2. Ranked #2 for
    stylish camera work
  3. Ranked #2 for
    stylistic flourish

Trailer

The Hand of God trailer
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8 Petite maman (2021)

After the death of her beloved grandmother, eight-year-old Nelly meets a strangely familiar girl her own age in the woods. Instantly forming a connection with this mysterious new friend, Nelly embarks on a fantastical journey of discovery which helps her come to terms with this newfound loss.

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2021-06-02 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz

Rating

rating icon 7.165
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    childhood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tender
  3. Ranked #1 for
    minimalist style

Trailer

Petite maman trailer
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9 A Whisker Away (2020)

A peculiar girl transforms into a cat to catch her crush's attention. But before she realizes it, the line between human and animal starts to blur.

Info

2020-06-18 | Animation / Drama

Cast

Mirai Shida, Natsuki Hanae

Rating

rating icon 7.897
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heart-melting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    puppy love
  3. Ranked #1 for
    impressive visual

Trailer

A Whisker Away trailer
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10 tick, tick... BOOM! (2021)

On the brink of turning 30, a promising theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressure to create something great before time runs out.

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2021-11-11 | Drama / Music

Cast

Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp

Rating

rating icon 7.664
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hitting home
  2. Ranked #1 for
    listenable music
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely mesmerizing

Trailer

tick, tick... BOOM! trailer
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