Top rated movies with refreshingly original directing that have a strong character

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

1 Bit (2019)

A transgender teenage girl on summer vacation in LA fights to survive after she falls in with four queer feminist vampires, who try to rid the city's streets of predatory men.

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2019-05-24 | Horror / Comedy

Cast

Nicole Maines, Diana Hopper

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    frisky
  2. Ranked #2 for
    polished
  3. Ranked #3 for
    wholly unique cast

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2 The Furies (2019)

A young woman faces her darkest fears with seven other unwilling participants in a deadly game — a game that can only have one winner.

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2019-04-12 | Horror / Action

Cast

Airlie Dodds, Linda Ngo

Rating

rating icon 5.485
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rounded character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    explicitly gore
  3. Ranked #2 for
    like Clue

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3 Men (2022)

In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to find a place to heal. But someone — or something — from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her, and what begins as simmering dread becomes a fully-formed nightmare, inhabited by her darkest memories and fears.

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2022-05-20 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear

Rating

rating icon 6.126
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual metaphor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly symbolic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    symbolic imagery

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4 Promising Young Woman (2020)

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

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2020-12-13 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham

Rating

rating icon 7.442
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    waited too long
  2. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    taboo topic

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5 Dachra (2019)

Come for Tunisia’s first horror film, following three students’ filmed investigation of weird rumors in a remote village, and stay for the sickening madness, macabre witchcraft, ghastly beheadings, and gory cannibalism.

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2019-01-23 | Horror

Cast

Hela Ayed, Yassmine Dimassi

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    using visual trick
  2. Ranked #1 for
    original take
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unique take

Trailer

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6 Fresh (2022)

Frustrated by scrolling dating apps only to end up on lame, tedious dates, Noa takes a chance by giving her number to the awkwardly charming Steve after a produce-section meet-cute at the grocery store.

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2022-03-03 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Daisy Edgar-Jones, Sebastian Stan

Rating

rating icon 6.974
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fresh
  2. Ranked #2 for
    horrifying
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dated

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7 Sea Fever (2020)

The crew of a West of Ireland trawler—marooned at sea—struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

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2020-03-06 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Hermione Corfield, Ardalan Esmaili

Rating

rating icon 6.154
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-acted
  2. Ranked #2 for
    good pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    decently written

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8 The Devil's Machine (2019)

Antique expert Brendon Cole is summoned to authenticate a 300-year-old clockwork doll with a notoriously dark history known as The Inferno Princess. In the remote Highlands mansion where it has recently been uncovered, Brendon soon finds himself the victim of the automaton’s legendary curse as the malevolent forces surrounding it are terrifyingly awakened.

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2019-03-02 | Horror

Cast

Jamie Scott Gordon, Erich Redman

Rating

rating icon 4.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    effectively creepy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moody lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Baroque imagery

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9 The Deep House (2021)

While diving in a remote French lake, a couple of YouTubers who specialise in underwater exploration videos discover a house submerged in the deep waters. What was initially a unique finding soon turns into a nightmare when they discover that the house was the scene of atrocious crimes. Trapped, with their oxygen reserves falling dangerously, they realise the worst is yet to come: they are not alone in the house.

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2021-06-30 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

James Jagger, Camille Rowe

Rating

rating icon 6.095
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    claustrophobic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    oppressive atmosphere
  3. Ranked #2 for
    American Gothic

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10 Gretel & Hansel (2020)

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

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2020-01-30 | Fantasy / Horror

Cast

Sophia Lillis, Samuel Leakey

Rating

rating icon 5.982
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    grim atmosphere
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visually rich
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stylish shooting

Trailer

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