Top rated punishing movies on Pure Flix

Check out today’s highest ranked punishing movies on Pure Flix! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best punishing movies on Pure Flix, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Emperor Jones (1933)

Unscrupulously ambitious, Brutus Jones escapes from jail after killing a guard and, through bluff and bravado, finds himself the emperor of a Caribbean island.

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1933-09-29 | Drama / Music

Cast

Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges

Rating

rating icon 5.725
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #43 for
    resonant vocal
  2. Ranked #75 for
    vaudevillian
  3. Ranked #195 for
    cruel twist

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2 Three Came Home (1950)

Borneo, 1941, during World War II. When the Japanese occupy the island, American writer Agnes Newton Keith is separated from her husband and imprisoned with her son in a prison camp run by the enigmatic Colonel Suga.

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1950-02-20 | War / Drama

Cast

Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #51 for
    dialed down acting
  2. Ranked #124 for
    travelogue
  3. Ranked #204 for
    watching repeatedly

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3 Before The Wrath (2020)

While scholars debate the timing of the Rapture, the world has lost why this event is prophesied to occur in the first place; knowledge that was once understood by those in the first century. Today, researchers in the Middle-East have rediscovered ancient anthropological evidence from the time of Christ that reveals exactly how and why the Rapture must occur; unveiling new biblical insight that will reignite hope for believers and prepare the world for what's coming.

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2020-11-26 | Documentary / Drama

Cast

Kevin Sorbo, Jack Hibbs

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    burning questions
  2. Ranked #2 for
    saintly character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    regurgitating

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4 He Walked by Night (1949)

This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

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1949-02-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Richard Basehart, Scott Brady

Rating

rating icon 6.678
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #61 for
    noirish
  2. Ranked #62 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #89 for
    cold hearted

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5 The Imposter (2012)

In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappeared without a trace from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three-and-a-half years later he is found alive thousands of miles away in a village in southern Spain with a horrifying story of kidnap and torture. His family is overjoyed to bring him home. But all is not quite as it seems.

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2012-07-13 | Documentary / Mystery

Cast

Frédéric Bourdin, Adam O'Brian

Rating

rating icon 7.335
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    scammer
  2. Ranked #54 for
    like The Da Vinci Code
  3. Ranked #116 for
    remaining unanswered

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6 Stronger (2017)

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

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2017-09-22 | Drama

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany

Rating

rating icon 6.988
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #67 for
    jingoistic
  2. Ranked #142 for
    underdog
  3. Ranked #147 for
    gut-punch

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7 A Star Is Born (1937)

Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of her idol Norman Maine, is sent for a screen test, and before long attains stardom as newly minted Vicki Lester. She and Norman marry, though his career soon dwindles to nothing due to his chronic alcoholism.

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1937-04-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Janet Gaynor, Fredric March

Rating

rating icon 7.186
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #123 for
    callow
  2. Ranked #129 for
    glitzy
  3. Ranked #173 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

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8 The Road (2011)

A 12 year old cold case is reopened when three teens are missing in an old abandoned road where a gruesome murder is left undiscovered for three decades.

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2011-11-30 | Crime / Horror

Cast

Carmina Villarroel, Rhian Ramos

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #72 for
    stopgap
  2. Ranked #101 for
    ramshackle house
  3. Ranked #151 for
    bloodcurdling

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9 Saints and Soldiers (2003)

Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.

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2003-09-11 | War / Drama

Cast

Corbin Allred, Alexander Polinsky

Rating

rating icon 6.305
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #105 for
    gut-punch
  2. Ranked #132 for
    Aerial Combat
  3. Ranked #143 for
    gung-ho

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10 George Washington (2000)

Set in the landscape of a rural southern town, "George Washington" is a stunning portrait of how a group of young kids come to grips with a hard world of choices and consequences. During an innocent game in an abandoned amusement park, a member of the group dies. Narrated by one of the children, the film follows the kids as they struggle to balance their own ambitions and relationships against a tragic lie.

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2000-10-27 | Drama

Cast

Candace Evanofski, Donald Holden

Rating

rating icon 6.668
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #98 for
    ambling
  2. Ranked #110 for
    elegiac
  3. Ranked #111 for
    lugubrious

Trailer

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