Top rated movies with standout performance that have a cruel twist

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

1 Penguin Bloom (2021)

When an unlikely ally enters the Bloom family's world in the form of an injured baby magpie they name Penguin, the bird’s arrival makes a profound difference in the struggling family’s life.

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2021-01-21 | Drama

Cast

Naomi Watts, Andrew Lincoln

Rating

rating icon 6.919
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tug at heartstrings
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cruel twist
  3. Ranked #3 for
    mawkish

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2 The Good Nurse (2022)

Suspicious that her colleague is responsible for a series of mysterious patient deaths, a nurse risks her own life to uncover the truth.

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2022-10-19 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne

Rating

rating icon 6.907
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high caliber
  2. Ranked #2 for
    better-paced
  3. Ranked #2 for
    consistently engaged

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3 Minari (2021)

A Korean American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of its own American dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life in the strange and rugged Ozarks, they discover the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

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2021-02-12 | Drama

Cast

Steven Yeun, Han Yeri

Rating

rating icon 7.352
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good song
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterfully crafted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good visual

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4 Farha (2021)

Palestine, 1948. After the withdrawal of the British occupiers, tensions rise between Arabs and Jews. Meanwhile, Farha, the smart daughter of the mayor of a small village, unaware of the coming tragedy, dreams of going to study in the big city.

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2021-09-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Ashraf Barhom, Karam Taher

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    immensely powerful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heart-wrenching
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leaving lasting impact

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5 Invisible Life (2019)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1950. In the conservative home of the Gusmão family, Eurídice and Guida are two inseparable sisters who support each other. While Guida can share with her younger sister the details of her romantic adventures, Eurídice finds in her older sister the encouragement she needs to pursue her dream of becoming a professional pianist.

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2019-08-30 | Drama

Cast

Carol Duarte, Julia Stockler

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    jaundiced view
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pivotal role

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6 The Quiet Girl (2022)

A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with relatives for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.

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2022-05-12 | Drama

Cast

Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley

Rating

rating icon 7.52
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    foster father
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quiet
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fetching

Trailer

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7 Queen & Slim (2019)

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results.

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2019-11-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.134
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    embattled character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    defensive
  3. Ranked #4 for
    hurried

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8 My Policeman (2022)

In the late 1990s, the arrival of elderly invalid Patrick into Marion and Tom’s home triggers the exploration of seismic events from 40 years previous: the passionate relationship between Tom and Patrick at a time when homosexuality was illegal.

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2022-10-20 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Harry Styles, Emma Corrin

Rating

rating icon 7.727
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heartbreakingly beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    triangular plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    diligent

Trailer

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9 The Shadow in My Eye (2021)

On March 21st, 1945, the British Royal Air Force set out on a mission to bomb Gestapo's headquarters in Copenhagen. The raid had fatal consequences as some of the bombers accidentally targeted a school and more than 120 people were killed, 86 of whom were children.

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2021-10-28 | War / Drama

Cast

Bertram Bisgaard Enevoldsen, Ester Birch

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    undeniably talented cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinarily well-done
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intensely moving

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10 My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To (2020)

Dwight and his sister Jessie reach a crossroads over what to do about their little brother Thomas, a sickly child with a mysterious affliction.

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2020-10-13 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Patrick Fugit, Ingrid Sophie Schram

Rating

rating icon 6.025
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    strong
  2. Ranked #2 for
    appropriately creepy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    beautifully put together

Trailer

My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To trailer
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