Top rated movies with top-notch cinematography that have pure poetry

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

1 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 6.871
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tangential
  2. Ranked #1 for
    various plots
  3. Ranked #1 for
    interesting

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2 Empire of Light (2022)

The duty manager of a seaside cinema, who is struggling with her mental health, forms a relationship with a new employee on the south coast of England in the 1980s.

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2022-12-09 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward

Rating

rating icon 6.673
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for Valentine's Day
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like The Last Picture Show
  3. Ranked #2 for
    timeless classic

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3 The Green Knight (2021)

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

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2021-07-29 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 6.596
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    arthurian
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chivalry
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic story

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The Green Knight trailer
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4 Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Info

2019-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    painterly director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sight for sore eyes
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visual poetry

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5 My Octopus Teacher (2020)

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

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2020-09-04 | Documentary

Cast

Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Rating

rating icon 7.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly intelligent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure beauty

Trailer

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6 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

Info

2019-06-07 | Drama

Cast

Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    soulful acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    above average acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rootless character

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7 Nomadland (2021)

A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the western United States after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

Info

2021-01-29 | Drama

Cast

Frances McDormand, David Strathairn

Rating

rating icon 7.211
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rootless character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    overrated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    shortlisted

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8 The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

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2021-12-05 | Drama / War

Cast

Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    noir lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    atmospheric photography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    low-light camera work

Trailer

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9 A Hidden Life (2019)

Austrian farmer Franz Jägerstätter faces the threat of execution for refusing to fight for the Nazis during World War II.

Info

2019-08-27 | Drama / War

Cast

August Diehl, Valerie Pachner

Rating

rating icon 7.15
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate sacrifice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    conscientious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    transcendent

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10 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Info

2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely insane
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lovecraftian
  3. Ranked #1 for
    iconography

Trailer

The Lighthouse trailer
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