Top rated movies with an energetic characters and retro-style directing

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with an energetic characters and retro-style directing! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with an energetic characters and retro-style directing, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Valley Girl (2020)

Set to a new wave '80s soundtrack, a pair of young lovers from different backgrounds defy their parents and friends to stay together.

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2020-05-08 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jessica Rothe, Josh Whitehouse

Rating

rating icon 5.835
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    watered down
  2. Ranked #1 for
    jukebox musical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    new wave

Trailer

Valley Girl trailer
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2 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
    new wave
  3. Ranked #3 for
    energizing

Trailer

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3 Air (2023)

Discover the game-changing partnership between a then undiscovered Michael Jordan and Nike's fledgling basketball division which revolutionized the world of sports and culture with the Air Jordan brand.

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2023-04-05 | Drama

Cast

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 7.357
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slam-dunk
  2. Ranked #1 for
    popular
  3. Ranked #2 for
    talent behind cameras

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Air trailer
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4 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
    series of vignettes
  2. Ranked #5 for
    ambling
  3. Ranked #7 for
    smart and witty dialogue

Trailer

Licorice Pizza trailer
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5 TINA (2021)

Tina Turner overcame impossible odds to become one of the first female Black artists to reach a mainstream international audience. Her road to superstardom is an undeniable story of triumph over adversity. It’s the ultimate story of survival – and an inspirational story of our times.

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2021-08-20 | Documentary / Music

Cast

Tina Turner, Angela Bassett

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cult figure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    screen legend
  3. Ranked #1 for
    talented performer

Trailer

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6 Let Them All Talk (2020)

A celebrated author takes a journey with some old friends to have some fun and heal old wounds. Her nephew comes along to wrangle the ladies and finds himself involved with a young literary agent.

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2020-12-10 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Lucas Hedges

Rating

rating icon 5.697
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    improvisational style
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uneventful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with unscripted scenes

Trailer

Let Them All Talk trailer
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7 The Tender Bar (2021)

JR is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her outrageous if begrudgingly supportive father — JR begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams, with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.

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2021-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Tye Sheridan, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 6.619
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    father figure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    role model
  3. Ranked #3 for
    pop-cultural

Trailer

The Tender Bar trailer
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8 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Info

2019-05-17 | Music / Drama

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.329
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flamboyant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rocking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    musically talented actor

Trailer

Rocketman trailer
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9 Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game (2023)

The dramatic comedy is based on the true story of writer and pinball wizard Roger Sharpe, chronicling his journey to overturn New York City’s 35-year ban on pinball.

Info

2023-03-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Mike Faist, Crystal Reed

Rating

rating icon 7.042
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-organized plot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    waggish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    overly fond

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10 The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021)

A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope.

Info

2021-04-22 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride

Rating

rating icon 7.911
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    adversary-worthy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    relatable character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly entertaining

Trailer

The Mitchells vs. the Machines trailer
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