Top rated movies with top-notch cinematography that have excellent writing

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with top-notch cinematography and excellent writing! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with top-notch cinematography and excellent writing, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Cicada Song (2019)

Karen is a tough, corn fed, outspoken, farm manager who cares about the people she works for and the migrant people who work for her. When one of her farmhands approaches her about a little girl that has recently disappeared, she becomes closer to her employees than she ever thought possible. But, when her lover, Annabelle, disappears, the bubble Karen lives in bursts and she begins an investigation only to uncover something dark in the little town she grew up in.

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2019-09-27 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Lyndsey Lantz, Jenny Mesa

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    decently written
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly awaited
  3. Ranked #1 for
    greatly anticipated

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2 Maysville (2021)

In 1929 Appalachia, where people play by their own rules, 13-year-old Teddy Rogers is forced to pay a penance for a terrible accident. He is soon hunted and haunted by his past.

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2021-11-24 | Drama

Cast

Kevin R. James, Brian Sutherland

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    impelling and reinforcing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous cinematography

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3 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    historically important
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tangential
  3. Ranked #1 for
    various plots

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4 Summerland (2020)

A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.

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2020-07-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Rating

rating icon 7.546
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wholesome
  2. Ranked #1 for
    serious undertone
  3. Ranked #1 for
    prettiest actress

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5 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

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2019-02-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Rating

rating icon 7.913
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ingenuine directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    super-charging

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6 The Two Popes (2019)

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

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2019-11-27 | Drama / History

Cast

Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins

Rating

rating icon 7.501
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    splendid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely magnificent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for Catholic contemplation

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7 The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

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2022-10-20 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson

Rating

rating icon 7.459
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    depressing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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8 Riders of Justice (2020)

Markus returns home to care for his daughter when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. However, when a survivor of the wreck surfaces and claims foul play, Markus suspects his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission to find those responsible.

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2020-11-19 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Rating

rating icon 7.279
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb writing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    full of surprises
  3. Ranked #2 for
    too coincidental

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9 Nanny (2022)

Aisha, a Senegalese immigrant who takes a job as a nanny for a wealthy white family in New York City, finds herself consumed by unsettling visions and a growing rage.

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2022-11-23 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Anna Diop, Michelle Monaghan

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tacked on
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ending rather abruptly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    particularly striking

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10 Old Henry (2021)

A widowed farmer and his son warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide who to trust. Defending a siege of his homestead, the farmer reveals a talent for gun-slinging that surprises everyone calling his true identity into question.

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2021-10-01 | Action / Western

Cast

Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze

Rating

rating icon 7.25
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hit out of park
  2. Ranked #1 for
    big revealing ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stellar

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