Top rated movies with mind-blowing special effects that have a linear narrative

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with mind-blowing special effects and a linear narrative! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with mind-blowing special effects and a linear narrative, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Wandering Earth II (2023)

Humans built huge engines on the surface of the earth to find a new home. But the road to the universe is perilous. In order to save earth, young people once again have to step forward to start a race against time for life and death.

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2023-01-22 | Science Fiction

Cast

Andy Lau, Wu Jing

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grand
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extravaganza
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rationalism

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2 Detention (2019)

In the 1960s, two classmates go looking for their missing friends and teachers, all of whom took part in an illegal book club, only to come face to face with ghosts and deformed monsters that have taken over their school.

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2019-09-20 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Gingle Wang, Jing-Hua Tseng

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    natural light
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fragmented narrative
  3. Ranked #2 for
    precious

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3 Tenet (2020)

Armed with only one word - Tenet - and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

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2020-08-22 | Action / Thriller

Cast

John David Washington, Robert Pattinson

Rating

rating icon 7.186
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    difficult
  2. Ranked #1 for
    complicated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watching thrice

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4 Archive (2020)

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

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2020-08-13 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Theo James, Stacy Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jealous character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    jealous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    double twist

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Archive trailer
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5 Project Power (2020)

An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

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2020-08-14 | Action / Crime

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Rating

rating icon 6.463
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    ultra cool character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    summer blockbuster
  3. Ranked #2 for
    popcorn entertainment

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6 Eternals (2021)

The Eternals are a team of ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. When an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows, they are forced to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants.

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2021-11-03 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Gemma Chan, Richard Madden

Rating

rating icon 6.878
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    fleshed out character
  2. Ranked #6 for
    diverse casting
  3. Ranked #6 for
    grand scale

Trailer

Eternals trailer
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7 Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

A solitary scholar discovers an ancient bottle while on a trip to Istanbul and unleashes a djinn who offers her three wishes. Filled with reluctance, she is unable to come up with one, so the djinn tries to inspire her with his stories.

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2022-08-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 6.885
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    innocence and desire
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bewitching
  3. Ranked #1 for
    enthralling

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8 The Old Ways (2021)

Cristina, a journalist of Mexican origin, travels to her ancestral home in Veracruz to investigate a story of sorcery and healing. There, she is kidnapped by a group of locals who claim she's the devil incarnated.

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2021-04-04 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Brigitte Kali Canales, Andrea Cortés

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ending on positive note
  2. Ranked #2 for
    skipping a beat
  3. Ranked #3 for
    decently entertaining

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The Old Ways trailer
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9 6 Underground (2019)

After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.

Info

2019-12-10 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent

Rating

rating icon 6.344
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wall to wall
  2. Ranked #1 for
    catchy one-liners
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sharp editing

Trailer

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10 The Prototype (2022)

A government agent stumbles upon an alien conspiracy to conquer Earth. Using a blue liquid created by the aliens to make soldiers stronger, he becomes The Prototype-the only hope for mankind.

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2022-02-25 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Victoria De Mare, Theresa Tilly

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    compelling narrative
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intellectually stimulating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    immersive story

Trailer

The Prototype trailer
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