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Top rated multileveled movies on Criterion Channel

Check out today’s highest ranked multileveled movies on Criterion Channel! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best multileveled movies on Criterion Channel, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Mar 01 2021

1 We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

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2011-09-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    touchy topic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    acute
  3. Ranked #2 for
    straightforward narrative

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2 Ordinary People (1980)

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

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1980-09-19 | Drama

Cast

Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nuanced portrayal
  2. Ranked #2 for
    worthy of academy award
  3. Ranked #2 for
    character with violent tendency

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3 Christine (2016)

The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.

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2016-10-14 | Drama

Cast

Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    fascinating portrait
  2. Ranked #2 for
    juicier
  3. Ranked #5 for
    rather depressing

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4 Hamlet (1948)

Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy. Olivier is at his most inspired—both as director and as the melancholy Dane himself—as he breathes new life into the words of one of the world’s greatest dramatists.

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1948-12-10 | Drama

Cast

Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    noir lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    camera trickery

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5 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.

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1964-01-29 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overplayed role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deadpan humor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    impotent character

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6 The Prince of Tides (1991)

A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.

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1991-12-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nick Nolte, Barbra Streisand

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    miraculous
  2. Ranked #3 for
    talent behind cameras
  3. Ranked #3 for
    deeply touching

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7 Rashomon (1950)

Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, "Rashomon" is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and flashbacks, Kurosawa reveals the complexities of human nature as four people recount different versions of the story of a man's murder and the rape of his wife.

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1950-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Toshirō Mifune, Machiko Kyō

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    distorted view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    atmospheric lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    source of evil

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8 Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

A widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and her land.

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1968-12-21 | Western

Cast

Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual mastery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most developed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    iconic figure

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9 Dheepan (2015)

Three people who have lost everything, a soldier tired of fighting, a young woman and a little girl, pose as a family to escape the civil war in Sri Lanka. They emigrate to France and settle in a chaotic neighborhood on the outskirts of Paris, where apparently the law no longer exists; but they, who barely know each other, struggle to survive there, even when the ghosts of war begin to haunt them again.

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2015-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Antonythasan Jesuthasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    different approach
  2. Ranked #3 for
    pat ending
  3. Ranked #3 for
    upbeat ending

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10 Paths of Glory (1957)

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

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1957-09-18 | Drama / War

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    indignant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly performed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    splendor

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