Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also raw and gritty

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and raw and gritty movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and raw and gritty, 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 When a Stranger Calls (1979)

A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.

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1979-10-26 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Carol Kane, Charles Durning

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely tense
  2. Ranked #1 for
    shaky start
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly tense atmosphere

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2 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 #1 for
    rapid fire editing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rejoinder lines

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3 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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4 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.

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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
    completely absorbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    left unsolved

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5 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

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2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more realistic approach
  2. Ranked #1 for
    suave and sophisticated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    much more realistic

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6 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
    loosely connected plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    series of vignettes
  3. Ranked #2 for
    recurring motif

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7 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
    rootless character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping landscape

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8 Meek's Cutoff (2010)

Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.

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2010-09-05 | Drama / Western

Cast

Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ending rather abruptly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ending abruptly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    desperate

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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.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for in-depth study
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sheer force
  3. Ranked #3 for
    fully-formed cast

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10 Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.

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2004-12-15 | Drama

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rise to top
  2. Ranked #3 for
    deserving accolade
  3. Ranked #3 for
    powerful punch

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