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

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

1 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
    intellectually stimulating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    well-executed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    immersive story

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2 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 7.252
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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The Wandering Earth II trailer
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3 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 6.89
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    out of world
  2. Ranked #1 for
    old-fashioned story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    innocence and desire

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4 Mad God (2022)

A figure known as "The Assassin" descends from the heavens into a nightmarish pit full of monsters, titans, and cruelty.

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2022-06-16 | Animation / Fantasy

Cast

Alex Cox, Niketa Roman

Rating

rating icon 6.951
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    work of genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    technically impressive directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    grotesque

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Mad God trailer
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5 Vesper (2022)

After the collapse of Earth's ecosystem, Vesper, a 13-year-old girl struggling to survive with her paralyzed Father, meets a mysterious Woman with a secret that forces Vesper to use her wits, strength and bio-hacking abilities to fight for the possibility of a future.

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2022-08-17 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Raffiella Chapman, Eddie Marsan

Rating

rating icon 6.39
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    post-apocalyptic future
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slimy cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    plot hinges

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Vesper trailer
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6 Saloum (2021)

Three mercenaries extracting a druglord out of Guinea-Bissau are forced to hide in the mystical region of Saloum, Senegal.

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2021-03-21 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Yann Gael, Evelyne Ily Juhen

Rating

rating icon 6.447
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    far superior
  2. Ranked #2 for
    choosy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    doozy

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Saloum trailer
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7 The Mortuary Collection (2020)

In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last, but the young girl's world is unhinged when she discovers that the final story... is her own.

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2020-09-25 | Fantasy / Horror

Cast

Clancy Brown, Caitlin Custer

Rating

rating icon 6.725
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    neat
  2. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining ride
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unpunished character

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The Mortuary Collection trailer
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8 Reminiscence (2021)

Nicolas Bannister, a rugged and solitary veteran living in a near-future Miami flooded by rising seas, is an expert in a dangerous occupation: he offers clients the chance to relive any memory they desire. His life changes when he meets a mysterious young woman named Mae. What begins as a simple matter of lost and found becomes a passionate love affair. But when a different client's memories implicate Mae in a series of violent crimes, Bannister must delve through the dark world of the past to uncover the truth about the woman he fell for.

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2021-08-18 | Mystery / Science Fiction

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson

Rating

rating icon 6.615
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dragging along
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like Blade Runner
  3. Ranked #1 for
    futurism

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Reminiscence trailer
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9 Hatching (2022)

12 year old Tinja is desperate to please her mother, a woman obsessed with presenting the image of a perfect family. One night, Tinja finds a strange egg. What hatches is beyond belief.

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2022-03-04 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Siiri Solalinna, Sophia Heikkilä

Rating

rating icon 6.255
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    iffy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    allegoric
  3. Ranked #1 for
    coolest

Trailer

Hatching trailer
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10 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 7.188
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People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

Tenet trailer
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