Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also difficult

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and difficult movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and difficult, 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 Jun 14 2021

1 Wendy and Lucy (2008)

Wendy, a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to Alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, Lucy. Already perilously close to losing everything, Wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested for shoplifting dog food. When she posts bail and returns to retrieve Lucy, she finds that the dog is gone, prompting a frantic search for her pet.

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2008-05-22 | Drama

Cast

Michelle Williams, Lucy

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dead end
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mood piece
  3. Ranked #1 for
    forlorn

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2 Vanity Fair (2004)

Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A mere ascension into the heights of society is simply not enough. So Becky finds a patron in the powerful Marquess of Steyne whose whims enable Becky to realise her dreams. But is the ultimate cost too high for her?

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2004-09-01 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Reese Witherspoon, James Purefoy

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    condensed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lustrous
  3. Ranked #2 for
    decent time-passer

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3 City Island (2009)

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections officer in real life, and a hopeful actor in private.

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2009-03-06 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Andy García, Julianna Margulies

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    more comfortable
  2. Ranked #4 for
    tough guy role
  3. Ranked #6 for
    method acting

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4 Julie & Julia (2009)

Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.

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2009-08-06 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Amy Adams

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intertwined story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more substantive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    acting of welcoming presence

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5 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 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    immaculated
  2. Ranked #2 for
    long-lasting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unblemished

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6 Croupier (1998)

Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its toll on his relationships and the novel he is writing.

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1998-06-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Clive Owen, Kate Hardie

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    skillful directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fascinating insight
  3. Ranked #1 for
    observant

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7 The Midnight Sky (2020)

A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

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2020-12-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

George Clooney, Felicity Jones

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually engaging
  2. Ranked #2 for
    glacial pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    too slow-paced

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8 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life (2003)

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to construct a weapon of catastrophic capabilities.

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2003-07-21 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unforgivable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit thin
  3. Ranked #1 for
    spending the afternoon

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9 Tideland (2005)

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

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2005-09-09 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    slightly uncomfortable
  2. Ranked #3 for
    discomforting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    drugged up character

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10 The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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2011-12-30 | History / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Anthony Stewart Head

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cursory plot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    indefatigable character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    firm

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