Top rated movies with standout performance that have a cursory plot

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

1 Judy (2019)

Thirty years after starring in "The Wizard of Oz," beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.

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2019-09-27 | Drama / History

Cast

Renée Zellweger, Finn Wittrock

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    career-defining role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tragic hero
  3. Ranked #1 for
    chilling portrayal

Trailer

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2 The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

From the 1960's to the 1980's, evangelist Jim Baker and his ambitious wife, Tammy Faye, rose from humble beginnings to to build an empire based on big-time evangelical Christianity--only for the couple to fall from grace because of some all-too-human sins.

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2021-09-17 | Drama / History

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield

Rating

rating icon 6.509
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  2. Ranked #2 for
    good song
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rise and fall

Trailer

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3 Father Stu (2022)

The true-life story of boxer-turned-priest. When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long moves to Los Angeles to find money and fame. While scraping by as a supermarket clerk, he meets Carmen, a Sunday school teacher who seems immune to his bad-boy charm. Determined to win her over, the longtime agnostic starts going to church to impress her. However, a motorcycle accident leaves him wondering if he can use his second chance to help others, leading to the surprising realization that he's meant to be a Catholic priest.

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2022-04-13 | Drama

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson

Rating

rating icon 7.149
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    glad
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brusque
  3. Ranked #2 for
    religious

Trailer

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4 Emancipation (2022)

Inspired by the gripping true story of a man who would do anything for his family—and for freedom. When Peter, an enslaved man, risks his life to escape and return to his family, he embarks on a perilous journey of love and endurance.

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2022-12-02 | Drama / War

Cast

Will Smith, Ben Foster

Rating

rating icon 7.847
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    muted colors
  2. Ranked #1 for
    desaturated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sepia tone

Trailer

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5 News of the World (2020)

A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.

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2020-12-25 | Drama / Western

Cast

Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel

Rating

rating icon 6.972
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    westernized
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ham
  3. Ranked #2 for
    perilous journey

Trailer

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6 Lost Illusions (2021)

Lucien de Rubempré, a young, lower-class poet, leaves his family's printing house for Paris. Soon, he learns the dark side of the arts business as he tries to stay true to his dreams.

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2021-10-20 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Benjamin Voisin, Cécile de France

Rating

rating icon 7.441
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lustrous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    licentious character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    trenchant dialogue

Trailer

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7 House of Gucci (2021)

When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately… murder.

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2021-11-24 | Drama / History

Cast

Lady Gaga, Adam Driver

Rating

rating icon 6.605
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    backstabbing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    hammy performance
  3. Ranked #3 for
    top performance

Trailer

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8 Fire Island (2022)

A pair of best friends set out to have a legendary week-long summer vacation with the help of cheap rosé and a group of eclectic friends.

Info

2022-06-02 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Joel Kim Booster, Bowen Yang

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stereotyped character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fair representation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stereotypical view

Trailer

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9 RAGE (2021)

After a violent home invasion leaves him in a coma and his wife deeply traumatized, a mild-mannered husband awakens to find out that one of the attackers is still on the loose. As they try to move on with their lives, one day his nearly-despondent wife spots the attacker, opening up a twisted tale of brutal revenge where all isn't as it seems.

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2021-02-22 | Thriller

Cast

Matt Theo, Hayley Beveridge

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    judicious editing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    realistic look
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wild-card actor

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10 Bombshell (2019)

Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.

Info

2019-12-13 | Drama

Cast

Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 6.805
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bombshell
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fictional character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    juicier

Trailer

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