Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also downbeat

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and downbeat movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and downbeat, 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 21 2021

1 Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.

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2013-10-13 | Drama / Music

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    finely tuned
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cheerless
  3. Ranked #2 for
    director with artistic integrity

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2 At Close Range (1986)

Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970s. Their criminal activities ranged from burglary, theft... and ultimately, murder.

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1986-04-18 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Sean Penn, Christopher Walken

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    purely blissful directing
  2. Ranked #7 for
    quite convincing
  3. Ranked #7 for
    very convincing

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3 It Comes at Night (2017)

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

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2017-06-09 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too many unanswered questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling of isolation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    misleading

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4 The Levelling (2017)

Clover is finishing a veterinary course when her brother dies and she is called home to her family's struggling Somerset farm.

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2017-05-12 | Drama

Cast

Ellie Kendrick, David Troughton

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    morose
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dour subject
  3. Ranked #2 for
    glum

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5 Nomadland (2021)

A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the western United States after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

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2021-01-29 | Drama

Cast

Frances McDormand, David Strathairn

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    concurrent
  2. Ranked #2 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping landscape

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6 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rabid character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    blood thirsty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more horrifying

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7 Unbreakable (2000)

An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead — and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.

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2000-11-22 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    labored acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unusual camera angle

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8 I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

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2007-12-12 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Will Smith, Alice Braga

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rabid character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    layered performance
  3. Ranked #4 for
    sense of isolation

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9 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
    series of vignettes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with common thread

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10 Zodiac (2007)

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

Info

2007-03-02 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hanging in the air
  2. Ranked #1 for
    left unsolved
  3. Ranked #1 for
    completely absorbing

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