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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also small-scale

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and small-scale movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and small-scale, 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 Monsters (2010)

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an infected zone. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain "the creatures," while a journalist agrees to escort a shaken tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

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2010-06-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    decently budgeted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nicely filmed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unrewarding

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2 Ant-Man (2015)

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

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2015-07-14 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sillier
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sizable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nice pace

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3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

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2002-12-18 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most astonishing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    simply breathtaking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    awe-inspiring

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4 Roma (2018)

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

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2018-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    artful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    technical perspective
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply focused

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5 The Visitor (2007)

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

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2007-09-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    understated performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mindful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    restrained performance

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6 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 #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bravura directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    purely evil character

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7 World War Z (2013)

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

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2013-06-20 | Action / Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rabid character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like antidote
  3. Ranked #1 for
    large scale

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8 The Aviator (2004)

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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2004-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    excellent performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eccentric genius

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9 Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership of a lonely island teaches them the skills of survival, the value of friendship and the importance of holding your nerve.

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2016-08-19 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Dane Hughes, Orla Hill

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    stunning scenery
  2. Ranked #3 for
    relatively easy
  3. Ranked #6 for
    muddled script

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10 Moonlight (2016)

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

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2016-10-21 | Drama

Cast

Trevante Rhodes, André Holland

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crackhead
  2. Ranked #1 for
    worthy of academy award
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with guiding hand

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