Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also sobering

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and sobering movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and sobering, 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 World Trade Center (2006)

After the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them.

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2006-08-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    fitting tribute
  2. Ranked #3 for
    profound effect
  3. Ranked #5 for
    enormous

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2 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.

Info

2017-04-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    melancholy mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely nothing happening
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate

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3 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
    director with artistic integrity
  3. Ranked #2 for
    complex character

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4 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
    more horrifying
  3. Ranked #3 for
    blood thirsty

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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
    rootless character

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

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7 Tideland (2005)

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

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2005-09-09 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    slightly uncomfortable
  2. Ranked #3 for
    discomforting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    certifiable

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8 A Single Man (2009)

The life of George Falconer, a British college professor, is reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of his close girl friend Charley, who is struggling with her own questions about life.

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2009-10-19 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Colin Firth, Julianne Moore

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    immaculated
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unblemished
  3. Ranked #2 for
    long-lasting

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9 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.

Info

2018-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crisp cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterfully executed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    immersive story

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10 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

Info

2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    morose
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deserving nods

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