Top rated movies with top-notch special effects that have sharp writing

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

1 Hellbender (2021)

A teen and her mother live simply in a home in the woods, spending their time making metal music. A chance encounter with a fellow teen causes her to uncover a connection between her family and witchcraft, which causes a rift with her mother.

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2021-09-28 | Horror

Cast

Zelda Adams, Toby Poser

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    meet expectations
  2. Ranked #3 for
    Goth
  3. Ranked #4 for
    certainly worth checking

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Hellbender trailer
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2 Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

A solitary scholar discovers an ancient bottle while on a trip to Istanbul and unleashes a djinn who offers her three wishes. Filled with reluctance, she is unable to come up with one, so the djinn tries to inspire her with his stories.

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2022-08-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 6.89
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    innocence and desire
  2. Ranked #1 for
    enthralling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally absorbing

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3 The Prototype (2022)

A government agent stumbles upon an alien conspiracy to conquer Earth. Using a blue liquid created by the aliens to make soldiers stronger, he becomes The Prototype-the only hope for mankind.

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2022-02-25 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Victoria De Mare, Theresa Tilly

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-executed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    immersive story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    food for thought

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4 6 Underground (2019)

After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.

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2019-12-10 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent

Rating

rating icon 6.347
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jump-cutting directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cheesy dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    turn your brain off

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6 Underground trailer
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5 Free Guy (2021)

A bank teller discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, and decides to become the hero of his own story. Now, in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way before it's too late.

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2021-08-11 | Comedy / Adventure

Cast

Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer

Rating

rating icon 7.507
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    geeking out
  2. Ranked #1 for
    based on a video game
  3. Ranked #2 for
    surpassing expectations

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Free Guy trailer
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6 Sputnik (2020)

At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…

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2020-09-08 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Oksana Akinshina, Pyotr Fyodorov

Rating

rating icon 6.506
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    competent
  2. Ranked #4 for
    creditable directing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    cyberpunk

Trailer

Sputnik trailer
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7 Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)

An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.

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2020-11-06 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key

Rating

rating icon 6.574
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    special treat
  2. Ranked #1 for
    real treat
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eye-popping

Trailer

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8 Men in Black: International (2019)

The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.

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2019-06-12 | Comedy / Science Fiction

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson

Rating

rating icon 5.918
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    uninspiring
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bland
  3. Ranked #2 for
    provocateur

Trailer

Men in Black: International trailer
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9 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)

After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.

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2022-03-30 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James Marsden, Ben Schwartz

Rating

rating icon 7.522
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    reintroduction
  2. Ranked #3 for
    kind of suck
  3. Ranked #3 for
    much fun

Trailer

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10 Satanic Panic (2019)

A pizza delivery girl is suddenly in for the fight of her young life when encountering a group of Satanists in need of a virgin to ritually sacrifice.

Info

2019-10-28 | Horror / Comedy

Cast

Hayley Griffith, Rebecca Romijn

Rating

rating icon 5.315
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    completely hooked
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sucking in
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mad dog

Trailer

Satanic Panic trailer
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