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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also academic

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and academic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and academic, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 The Visitor (2007)

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

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2007-09-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    mindful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    restrained performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unanticipated

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2 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    staying true to book
  2. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to book
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more bearable

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3 A Single Man (2009)

The life of George Falconer, a British college professor, is reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of his close girl friend Charley, who is struggling with her own questions about life.

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2009-10-19 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Colin Firth, Julianne Moore

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    neat and tidy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    immaculated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tactful

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4 Rushmore (1998)

When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max's new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.

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1998-12-11 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    underachieved character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    instantly likable character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more subtle

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5 Boyhood (2014)

The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.

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2014-06-05 | Drama

Cast

Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    growing up
  2. Ranked #1 for
    boyhood
  3. Ranked #1 for
    flowing perfectly

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6 Like Stars on Earth (2007)

Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and neatness. Ishaan cannot seem to get anything right in class; he is then sent to boarding school, where his life changes forever.

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2007-12-21 | Drama

Cast

Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    special nod
  2. Ranked #3 for
    heart touching
  3. Ranked #3 for
    sensible character

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7 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend – and Indy's colleague – Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull's whereabouts.

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2008-05-21 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overuse of CG
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too far-fetched
  3. Ranked #1 for
    revisiting

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8 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

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2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    superb cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    evoking

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9 Good Will Hunting (1997)

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire.

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1997-12-05 | Drama

Cast

Matt Damon, Robin Williams

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb writing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    personal growth
  3. Ranked #1 for
    endowed cast

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10 A Serious Man (2009)

It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous acquaintances Sy Ableman.

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2009-09-30 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eternal question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for treatise
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dualistic concept

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