Top rated movies with outstanding performance that have a faithful adaptation

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

1 Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical (2022)

An extraordinary young girl discovers her superpower and summons the remarkable courage, against all odds, to help others change their stories, whilst also taking charge of her own destiny. Standing up for what's right, she's met with miraculous results.

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2022-11-25 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 6.788
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    blast finish
  2. Ranked #2 for
    suitable for children
  3. Ranked #2 for
    naughty boy

Trailer

Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical trailer
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2 FX's A Christmas Carol (2019)

London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.

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2019-12-19 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis

Rating

rating icon 7.061
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful rendition
  2. Ranked #1 for
    timeless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    miserly

Trailer

FX's A Christmas Carol trailer
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3 Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)

At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.

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2019-09-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 5.943
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inhumane character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    barbaric

Trailer

Waiting for the Barbarians trailer
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4 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 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chiaroscuro
  2. Ranked #1 for
    low-key performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    noir lighting

Trailer

The Tragedy of Macbeth trailer
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5 Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)

Abandoned by her family, Kya raises herself all alone in the marshes outside of her small town. When her former boyfriend is found dead, Kya is instantly branded by the local townspeople and law enforcement as the prime suspect for his murder.

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2022-07-14 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.546
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    Oscar worthy
  2. Ranked #3 for
    faithful to book
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unblemished

Trailer

Where the Crawdads Sing trailer
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6 West Side Story (2021)

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

Info

2021-12-08 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    love at first sight
  3. Ranked #2 for
    great dance choreography

Trailer

West Side Story trailer
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7 Passing (2021)

In 1920s New York City, a Black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who's passing as white.

Info

2021-10-27 | Drama

Cast

Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga

Rating

rating icon 6.27
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rapid fire editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    building up atmosphere

Trailer

Passing trailer
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8 Little Women (2019)

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Info

2019-12-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterful story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sad
  3. Ranked #1 for
    linear narrative

Trailer

Little Women trailer
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9 The Boys in the Band (2020)

At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.

Info

2020-09-30 | Drama

Cast

Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    weak link in cast
  2. Ranked #2 for
    masochistic character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    inflecting voice

Trailer

The Boys in the Band 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.

Info

2021-11-11 | Drama / Music

Cast

Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp

Rating

rating icon 7.664
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hitting home
  2. Ranked #1 for
    memorable tune
  3. Ranked #1 for
    listenable music

Trailer

tick, tick... BOOM! trailer
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