Top rated movies with a witty and charming character and visionary director

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

1 Goodbye, Petrushka (2022)

Claire moves impulsively from NYC to Paris, where she nannies for the family from hell, battles wacky French bureaucrats, embarrasses herself in front of her Parisian crush and navigates a toxic relationship - among other faux pas.

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2022-06-12 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Lizzie Kehoe, Thomas Vieljeux

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    refreshing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    corky
  3. Ranked #1 for
    irresistible character

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2 Straight Up (2020)

Todd is a hyper-articulate, obsessive compulsive gay twentysomething whose fear of dying alone leads him to a baffling conclusion: he might not be gay after all. When he meets Rory, a whip-smart struggling actress with her own set of insecurities, the two forge a relationship that’s all talk and no sex.

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2020-02-28 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Katie Findlay, James Sweeney

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rapid fire dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quick-witted liner
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nebulous

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3 Benediction (2021)

Poet Siegfried Sassoon survived the horrors of fighting in the First World War and was decorated for his bravery, but became a vocal critic of the government's continuation of the war when he returned from service. Adored by members of the aristocracy as well as stars of London's literary and stage world, he embarked on affairs with several men as he attempted to come to terms with his homosexuality.

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2021-12-23 | Drama / History

Cast

Jack Lowden, Peter Capaldi

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    waspish dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    catty dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bitter

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4 A Rainy Day in New York (2019)

Two young people arrive in New York to spend a weekend, but once they arrive they're met with bad weather and a series of adventures.

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2019-07-26 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 6.506
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quick and witty dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    witty and charming character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for rainy days

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5 Licorice Pizza (2021)

The story of Gary Valentine and Alana Kane growing up, running around and going through the treacherous navigation of first love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973.

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2021-11-26 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 6.976
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    ambling
  2. Ranked #5 for
    series of vignettes
  3. Ranked #7 for
    smart and witty dialogue

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6 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 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    aced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    customary style directing

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 7.6
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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

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8 The Half of It (2020)

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

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2020-05-01 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Leah Lewis, Daniel Diemer

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    platonic love
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lot of talking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wallflower

Trailer

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9 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 7.056
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    symmetrical directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive style
  3. Ranked #1 for
    signature style directing

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10 Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022)

Fresh out of college and stuck at his New Jersey home without a clear path forward, 22-year-old Andrew begins working as a party starter for bar/bat mitzvahs—where he strikes up a unique friendship with a young mom and her teenage daughter.

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2022-06-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Cooper Raiff, Dakota Johnson

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    silky voice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    disarming character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cringy factor

Trailer

Cha Cha Real Smooth trailer
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