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

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with top-notch cinematography and expert writing! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with top-notch cinematography and expert 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
    good directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good script

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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
    lack of authenticity
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dazzling cinematography

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3 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 7.523
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wholesome
  2. Ranked #1 for
    prickly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    serious undertone

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4 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
    absolutely magnificent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    humanized
  3. Ranked #1 for
    splendid

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5 Mank (2020)

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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2020-11-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried

Rating

rating icon 6.707
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for cinemagoers
  2. Ranked #2 for
    talented writer
  3. Ranked #2 for
    versed

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6 Blue Bayou (2021)

As a Korean-American man raised in the Louisiana bayou works hard to make a life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past as he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

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2021-09-10 | Drama

Cast

Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 7.473
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gut-punch
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heady
  3. Ranked #1 for
    vivid depiction

Trailer

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7 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.

Info

2020-11-19 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Rating

rating icon 7.276
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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
    comedic elements

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8 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.

Info

2021-02-12 | Drama

Cast

Steven Yeun, Han Yeri

Rating

rating icon 7.351
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good song
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good art directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    masterfully crafted

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9 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.

Info

2019-02-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Rating

rating icon 7.914
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ingenuine directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    forceful

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10 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.

Info

2022-10-20 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson

Rating

rating icon 7.456
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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