Top rated movies with a reluctant hero and acclaimed director

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

1 Richard Jewell (2019)

Richard Jewell thinks quick, works fast, and saves hundreds, perhaps thousands, of lives after a domestic terrorist plants several pipe bombs and they explode during a concert, only to be falsely suspected of the crime by sloppy FBI work and sensational media coverage.

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2019-12-13 | Drama

Cast

Paul Walter Hauser, Jon Hamm

Rating

rating icon 7.429
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely first-rate
  2. Ranked #2 for
    reluctant hero
  3. Ranked #3 for
    intrepid

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Richard Jewell trailer
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2 Thirteen Lives (2022)

Based on the true nail-biting mission that captivated the world. Twelve boys and the coach of a Thai soccer team explore the Tham Luang cave when an unexpected rainstorm traps them in a chamber inside the mountain. Entombed behind a maze of flooded cave tunnels, they face impossible odds. A team of world-class divers navigate through miles of dangerous cave networks to discover that finding the boys is only the beginning.

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2022-07-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell

Rating

rating icon 7.899
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    on tenterhooks
  2. Ranked #2 for
    white-knuckled
  3. Ranked #2 for
    stellar

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Thirteen Lives trailer
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3 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

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2019-02-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Rating

rating icon 7.913
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ingenuine directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    teaching tool

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind trailer
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4 The Fanatic (2019)

A rabid film fan stalks his favorite action hero and destroys the star's life.

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2019-08-30 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

John Travolta, Devon Sawa

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    unintentionally funny
  2. Ranked #2 for
    rabid character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    fanatic

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The Fanatic trailer
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5 Fast Color (2019)

A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.

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2019-03-29 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Saniyya Sidney

Rating

rating icon 5.914
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow tempo
  2. Ranked #1 for
    never flagging
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cracking pace

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Fast Color trailer
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6 Cry Macho (2021)

Mike Milo, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home from Mexico.

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2021-09-16 | Drama / Western

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Eduardo Minett

Rating

rating icon 5.972
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    riding off into sunset
  2. Ranked #1 for
    macho man
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cringe inducing

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Cry Macho trailer
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7 Sisu (2022)

When an ex-soldier who discovers gold in the Lapland wilderness tries to take the loot into the city, German soldiers led by a brutal SS officer battle him.

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2022-09-09 | Action / War

Cast

Jorma Tommila, Aksel Hennie

Rating

rating icon 7.483
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    indefatigable character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    aced
  3. Ranked #2 for
    violent

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Sisu trailer
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8 Big Kill (2019)

A tenderfoot from Philadelphia, two misfit gamblers on the run, and a deadly preacher have a date with destiny in a boom town gone bust called Big Kill.

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2019-10-19 | Action / Western

Cast

Jason Patric, Lou Diamond Phillips

Rating

rating icon 6.261
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    polished look
  2. Ranked #1 for
    horse opera
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly competent directing

Trailer

Big Kill trailer
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9 Queen & Slim (2019)

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results.

Info

2019-11-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.141
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    defensive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    embattled character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    hurried

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Queen & Slim trailer
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10 The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson (2022)

In 1893, heavily pregnant Molly Johnson and her children struggle in isolation to survive the harsh Australian landscape after her husband left to go droving sheep in the high country. One day, she finds a shackled Aboriginal fugitive named Yakada wounded on her property. As an unlikely bond begins to form between them he reveals secrets about her true identity. Realizing Molly’s husband is actually missing, new town lawman Nate Clintoff starts being suspicious and sends his constable to investigate.

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2022-05-05 | Drama / Western

Cast

Leah Purcell, Rob Collins

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high-minded
  2. Ranked #1 for
    requiring a second watch
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less effective

Trailer

The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson trailer
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