Top rated overly optimistic movies with a gruesome killing

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with overly optimistic character and a gruesome killing! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with overly optimistic character and a gruesome killing, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

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2019-05-02 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Zac Efron, Lily Collins

Rating

rating icon 7.014
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gruesome murder
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sneaky character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good-looking character

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2 Decision to Leave (2022)

From a mountain peak in South Korea, a man plummets to his death. Did he jump, or was he pushed? When detective Hae-joon arrives on the scene, he begins to suspect the dead man’s wife Seo-rae. But as he digs deeper into the investigation, he finds himself trapped in a web of deception and desire.

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2022-06-29 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Park Hae-il, Tang Wei

Rating

rating icon 7.369
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual gimmick
  2. Ranked #2 for
    noirish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    romantically involved

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3 A Short Film About Killing (1988)

Jacek climbs into the taxi driven by Waldemar, tells him to drive to a remote location, then brutally strangles him, seemingly without motive.

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1988-03-11 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Mirosław Baka, Krzysztof Globisz

Rating

rating icon 7.626
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #72 for
    gruesome killing
  2. Ranked #83 for
    horrific crimes
  3. Ranked #88 for
    ambling

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4 Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022)

World-famous detective Benoit Blanc heads to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery surrounding a tech billionaire and his eclectic crew of friends.

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2022-11-12 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Daniel Craig, Edward Norton

Rating

rating icon 7.053
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    like Knives Out
  2. Ranked #2 for
    smart and witty dialogue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    crafty

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5 Knives Out (2019)

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

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2019-11-27 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

Rating

rating icon 7.847
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    large cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    top-notch casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    whodunit

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6 The Night of the 12th (2022)

Young and ambitious Captain Vivés has just been appointed group leader at the Grenoble Criminal Squad when Clara's murder case lands on his desk. Vivés and his team investigate Clara's complex life and relations, but what starts as a professional and methodical immersion into the victim's life soon turns into a haunting obsession.

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2022-07-13 | Crime / Mystery

Cast

Bastien Bouillon, Bouli Lanners

Rating

rating icon 6.994
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #62 for
    gruesome murder
  2. Ranked #69 for
    cantankerous
  3. Ranked #91 for
    whodunit

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7 Murder Mystery 2 (2023)

After starting their own detective agency, Nick and Audrey Spitz land a career-making case when their billionaire pal is kidnapped from his wedding.

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2023-03-28 | Mystery / Comedy

Cast

Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston

Rating

rating icon 6.441
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slapping knee
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extravagant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lavish

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8 The Little Things (2021)

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

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2021-01-28 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Denzel Washington, Rami Malek

Rating

rating icon 6.329
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    damp squib
  2. Ranked #4 for
    somewhat unsatisfying
  3. Ranked #4 for
    psycho

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9 Old Growth Murder (2022)

A feature-length documentary exploring the unsolved murder of French bicyclist Alain Malessard who was found dead in an Oregon Coast campground on Thanksgiving 1987.

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2022-06-28 | Documentary / Crime

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Rating

rating icon 2.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gruesome killing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    True Crime
  3. Ranked #3 for
    old school style

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10 The Dry (2021)

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

Info

2021-01-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly

Rating

rating icon 6.813
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    world-class
  2. Ranked #2 for
    totally absorbing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brilliantly put together

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