Top rated practically non-existent movies that are also brilliantly understated

Check out today’s highest ranked practically non-existent and brilliantly understated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are practically non-existent and brilliantly understated, 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 May 03 2021

1 The Haunting (1999)

Dr. David Marrow invites Eleanor Vance, Luke Sanderson, and Theo to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself — and they soon see the true nature of its horror.

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1999-07-23 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Lili Taylor, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    psychologically thrilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fakey lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eye candy visual

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2 Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.

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2019-02-01 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high art
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sound promising
  3. Ranked #1 for
    looking promising

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3 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
    early childhood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    anti-social
  3. Ranked #1 for
    psychological insight

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4 Crimson Peak (2015)

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

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2015-10-13 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual feast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully staged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous visual

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5 X-Men (2000)

Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.

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2000-07-13 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hitting all the right notes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quite pleasing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    very pleased

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6 Destroyer (2018)

Erin Bell is an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

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2018-12-25 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    particularly striking
  2. Ranked #2 for
    raw and gritty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    linear narrative

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7 The Grudge (2004)

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

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2004-10-22 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    giving willies
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nightmares for a week
  3. Ranked #1 for
    giving shivers

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8 Hold the Dark (2018)

In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

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2018-09-22 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining interest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely baffled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    vague ending

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9 The King (2019)

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

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2019-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    alternate history
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more accurate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant casting

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10 Absentia (2011)

Tricia's husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on with her life, Callie finds herself drawn to an ominous tunnel near the house. As she begins to link it to other mysterious disappearances, it becomes clear that Daniel's presumed death might be anything but 'natural.' The ancient force at work in the tunnel might have set its sights on Callie and Tricia—and Daniel might be suffering a fate far worse than death in its grasp.

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2011-03-03 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

Katie Parker, Courtney Bell

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more sinister
  2. Ranked #1 for
    atmosphere of dread
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with eeriness

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