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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also substantive

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and substantive movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and substantive, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 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
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    leaving wonders
  3. Ranked #3 for
    great acting

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2 Boyhood (2014)

The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.

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2014-06-05 | Drama

Cast

Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    novel idea
  2. Ranked #2 for
    innovative idea
  3. Ranked #2 for
    growing up

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3 The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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2011-12-30 | History / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Anthony Stewart Head

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    inciting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    firm
  3. Ranked #3 for
    indefatigable character

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4 Hail, Caesar! (2016)

When a Hollywood star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming, the studio sends their "fixer" to get him back. Set in the 1950s, the story was inspired by the career of Eddie Mannix (1891–1963).

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2016-02-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Josh Brolin, George Clooney

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    maverick director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    vintage
  3. Ranked #4 for
    coherently whole

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5 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 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    neat and tidy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    coquettish acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    young and dashing

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6 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
    compelling narrative
  2. Ranked #2 for
    totally absorbing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cinematically marvelling

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7 Destroyer (2018)

Erin Bell is an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

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2018-12-25 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    exhausted
  2. Ranked #4 for
    complex character
  3. Ranked #6 for
    little fast

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8 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

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2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    firm
  2. Ranked #5 for
    old-fashioned story
  3. Ranked #6 for
    rigorous directing

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9 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Info

2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    practically non-existent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dramatic turn
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overreacting

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10 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.

Info

2004-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    very convincing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly convincing acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    excellent casting

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