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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also pulling punches

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and pulling punches movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and pulling punches, 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 Detroit (2017)

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.

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2017-07-28 | Crime / Drama

Cast

John Boyega, Will Poulter

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    not shying away
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pulling punches
  3. Ranked #1 for
    initiator

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2 Hunger (2008)

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It dramatises events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death.

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2008-05-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tour de force
  2. Ranked #1 for
    political context
  3. Ranked #1 for
    immensely powerful

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3 Bone Tomahawk (2015)

During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.

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2015-10-23 | Horror / Western

Cast

Kurt Russell, Matthew Fox

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deliberate pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    savage
  3. Ranked #3 for
    blood thirsty

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4 Raging Bull (1980)

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

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1980-11-14 | Drama / Action

Cast

Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    destructive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    amazing piece of work
  3. Ranked #1 for
    character with violent tendency

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5 The Road (2009)

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

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2009-11-25 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    glum
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rather depressing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    never-ending

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6 The War Zone (1999)

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.

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1999-06-11 | Drama

Cast

Ray Winstone, Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    difficult subject
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful countryside
  3. Ranked #1 for
    disturbingly realistic

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7 Irreversible (2002)

Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass, and subsequently seeks revenge upon her assailant. A simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything.

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2002-05-22 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    violent acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unblinking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    troubling

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8 '71 (2014)

A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.

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2014-10-10 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Jack O'Connell, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intense drama
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gritty atmosphere
  3. Ranked #2 for
    thoroughly believable acting

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9 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

Info

2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force
  2. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    purely evil character

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10 Killer Joe (2011)

A cop who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister.

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2011-09-10 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    redeeming value
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and twisted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pretty messed up

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