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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also darkly humorous

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and darkly humorous movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and darkly humorous, 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 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
    more subtle
  2. Ranked #1 for
    underachieved character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    instantly likable character

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2 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

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2018-11-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    technically proficient directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful script
  3. Ranked #1 for
    series of vignettes

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3 Wild at Heart (1990)

After serving prison time for a self-defense killing, Sailor Ripley reunites with girlfriend Lula Fortune. Lula's mother, Marietta, desperate to keep them apart, hires a hitman to kill Sailor. But he finds a whole new set of troubles when he and Bobby Peru, an old buddy who's also out to get Sailor, try to rob a store. When Sailor lands in jail yet again, the young lovers appear further than ever from the shared life they covet.

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1990-08-17 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    berserk
  2. Ranked #2 for
    delirious subject
  3. Ranked #2 for
    weirdo

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4 The Mexican (2001)

Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border.

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2001-03-01 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    typecasted role
  2. Ranked #2 for
    with star-power
  3. Ranked #3 for
    strident voice

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5 Hail, Caesar! (2016)

When a Hollywood star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming, the studio sends their "fixer" to get him back. Set in the 1950s, the story was inspired by the career of Eddie Mannix (1891–1963).

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2016-02-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Josh Brolin, George Clooney

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tangential
  2. Ranked #1 for
    running smoothly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    maverick director

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6 Burn After Reading (2008)

When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of gym employees, Linda and Chad, they see a chance to make enough money for Linda to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo, and those in their orbit.

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2008-09-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

George Clooney, Frances McDormand

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too bright
  2. Ranked #1 for
    star-studded cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loopy character

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7 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar deserving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterful directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dramatic turn

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8 Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ex-girlfriend has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road trip, with his Russian rocker friend, to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where they discover that being dead doesn't mean you have to stop livin'!

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2006-01-24 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Shea Whigham, Shannyn Sossamon

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    off-kilter
  2. Ranked #2 for
    down-in-the-dumps character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    totally absorbing

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9 Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

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2017-10-25 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comedic elements
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comedic approach
  3. Ranked #1 for
    comedic relief

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10 Pulp Fiction (1994)

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

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1994-09-10 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic art
  2. Ranked #1 for
    instant classic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    everything fitting together

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