Top rated movies with highly competent directing that have a faithful adaptation

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

1 In the Tall Grass (2019)

After hearing a child screaming for help from the green depths of a vast field of tall grass, Becky, a pregnant woman, and Cal, her brother, park their car near a mysterious abandoned church and enter the field, discovering that they are not alone and, for some reason, they are unable to escape a completely inextricable vegetable labyrinth.

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2019-09-20 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Laysla De Oliveira, Harrison Gilbertson

Rating

rating icon 5.544
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  2. Ranked #5 for
    totally confusing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    refreshing break

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In the Tall Grass trailer
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2 The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

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2021-12-05 | Drama / War

Cast

Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand

Rating

rating icon 6.951
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    shakespearean actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    atmospheric photography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    low-key performance

Trailer

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3 The Dry (2021)

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

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2021-01-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly

Rating

rating icon 6.815
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    world-class
  2. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly constructed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brilliantly put together

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4 Emma. (2020)

In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

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2020-02-13 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn

Rating

rating icon 7.046
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully designed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Period Drama

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Emma. trailer
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5 Mama Weed (2020)

A translator working for the police gets involved in the other side of drug dealing.

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2020-09-09 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Isabelle Huppert, Liliane Rovère

Rating

rating icon 5.847
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    super genius
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slight miscast
  3. Ranked #4 for
    odd casting

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6 Chaos Walking (2021)

Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.

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2021-02-24 | Fantasy / Science Fiction

Cast

Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland

Rating

rating icon 6.597
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    interesting concept
  2. Ranked #5 for
    unanswered question
  3. Ranked #6 for
    properly developed

Trailer

Chaos Walking trailer
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7 All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)

Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically march into a war they believe in. But once on the Western Front, they discover the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

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2022-10-07 | Drama / War

Cast

Felix Kammerer, Albrecht Schuch

Rating

rating icon 7.737
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visceral
  2. Ranked #2 for
    raw
  3. Ranked #2 for
    remarkable

Trailer

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8 Nightmare Alley (2021)

An ambitious carnival man with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychologist who is even more dangerous than he is.

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2021-12-02 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 6.995
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fluke
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with sleight of hand
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hothead

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Nightmare Alley trailer
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9 Ophelia (2019)

Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.

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2019-06-28 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 7.164
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great look
  2. Ranked #2 for
    radiant
  3. Ranked #2 for
    shakespearean actor

Trailer

Ophelia 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 7.665
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely mesmerizing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    listenable music

Trailer

tick, tick... BOOM! trailer
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