Top rated movies with a witty and charming character and directorial genius

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

1 Rifkin’s Festival (2020)

The story of a married American couple who go to the San Sebastian Film Festival. They get caught up in the magic of the festival, the beauty and charm of Spain and the fantasy of movies. She has an affair with a brilliant French movie director, and he falls in love with a beautiful Spanish woman who lives there.

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2020-10-01 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Wallace Shawn, Gina Gershon

Rating

rating icon 6.147
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    aced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    customary style directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cast of living legends

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Rifkin’s Festival trailer
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2 The French Dispatch (2021)

The staff of an American magazine based in France puts out its last issue, with stories featuring an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.

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2021-10-21 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Bill Murray, Benicio del Toro

Rating

rating icon 7.059
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most ambitious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #1 for
    signature style directing

Trailer

The French Dispatch trailer
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3 The Gentlemen (2020)

American expat Mickey Pearson has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

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2020-01-23 | Action / Crime

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam

Rating

rating icon 7.683
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with cockney accent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    suave
  3. Ranked #1 for
    top form

Trailer

The Gentlemen trailer
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4 Jojo Rabbit (2019)

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

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2019-10-18 | Comedy / War

Cast

Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie

Rating

rating icon 8.023
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tragicomic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    serious drama

Trailer

Jojo Rabbit trailer
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5 Driven (2019)

Emerson Graham's nights as a cab driver are filled with annoyances and inconveniences, but until tonight, never attacks and disappearances. After picking up a mysterious passenger her evening goes from working a job to performing a quest as they must race against the clock to defeat a force of evil. The meter is running.

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2019-02-09 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Richard Speight Jr., Casey Dillard

Rating

rating icon 4.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    witty banter
  2. Ranked #1 for
    witty script
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rocky start

Trailer

Driven trailer
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6 My Salinger Year (2020)

A college grad takes a clerical job working for the literary agent of the renowned, reclusive writer J.D. Salinger.

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2020-02-20 | Drama

Cast

Margaret Qualley, Sigourney Weaver

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit flat
  2. Ranked #1 for
    retorting lines
  3. Ranked #3 for
    churlish

Trailer

My Salinger Year trailer
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7 Yesterday (2019)

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

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2019-06-26 | Comedy / Fantasy

Cast

Himesh Patel, Lily James

Rating

rating icon 6.703
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    alternate reality
  2. Ranked #3 for
    popular
  3. Ranked #3 for
    novel concept

Trailer

Yesterday trailer
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8 French Exit (2021)

“My plan was to die before the money ran out,” says 60-year-old penniless Manhattan socialite Frances Price, but things didn’t go as planned. Her husband Franklin has been dead for 12 years and with his vast inheritance gone, she cashes in the last of her possessions and resolves to live out her twilight days anonymously in a borrowed apartment in Paris, accompanied by her directionless son Malcolm and a cat named Small Frank—who may or may not embody the spirit of Frances’s dead husband.

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2021-02-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucas Hedges

Rating

rating icon 5.705
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sarcastic dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    harmless enough
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eccentric

Trailer

French Exit trailer
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9 Bye Bye Morons (2020)

When 43-year-old hairdresser Suze Trappet finds out that she's seriously ill, she decides to go looking for a child she was forced to abandon when she was only 15. On her madcap bureaucratic quest she crosses paths with JB, a 50-year-old man in the middle of a burnout, and Mr. Blin, a blind archivist prone to overenthusiasm. The unlikely trio set off on a hilarious and poignant helterskelter journey across the city in search of Suze's long-lost child.

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2020-10-21 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Virginie Efira, Albert Dupontel

Rating

rating icon 7.219
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    non-sensical plot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    coquettish acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    cynical view

Trailer

Bye Bye Morons trailer
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10 The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever.

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2021-10-21 | Drama / History

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy

Rating

rating icon 6.923
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eccentric genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    artistically talented director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    batty

Trailer

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain trailer
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