Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also more challenging

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and more challenging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and more challenging, 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 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 #2 for
    getting under my skin

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2 Oculus (2014)

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

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2014-04-03 | Horror

Cast

Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nail biting moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overlapping narratives
  3. Ranked #1 for
    messing with head

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3 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

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2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    quick-cut editing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #2 for
    raising eyebrows

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4 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

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2003-12-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moody lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    utterly captivating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Baroque imagery

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5 Saint Maud (2019)

Having recently found God, self-effacing young nurse Maud arrives at a plush home to care for Amanda, a hedonistic dancer left frail from a chronic illness. When a chance encounter with a former colleague throws up hints of a dark past, it becomes clear there is more to sweet Maud than meets the eye.

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2019-09-08 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for psychological study
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for character study
  3. Ranked #1 for
    psychological character

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6 A Ghost Story (2017)

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

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2017-04-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for contemplation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    melancholy mood
  3. Ranked #1 for
    snoozing

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7 The Duchess (2008)

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

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2008-09-05 | Drama / History

Cast

Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ostentatious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loveless character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    extravagant

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8 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
    lustrous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    condensed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to book

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9 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly intellectual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for deep-thinking

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10 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 a 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 approach
  2. Ranked #1 for
    jokey character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    serious tone

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