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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also thoughtful

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and thoughtful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and thoughtful, 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 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 #1 for
    teenage
  2. Ranked #1 for
    growing up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    novel idea

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2 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
    mindful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unanticipated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    understated performance

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3 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
    irrational acting

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4 Paterson (2016)

A week in the life of Paterson, a poet bus driver, and his wife Laura, a very creative artist, who live in Paterson, New Jersey, hometown of many famous poets and artists.

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2016-11-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pure poetry
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lyrical directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ordinary man

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5 Ghost World (2001)

Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' friendship.

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2001-07-20 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    observant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    snide lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    kindred spirit

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6 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
    tactful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    immaculated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    neat and tidy

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7 Rushmore (1998)

When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max's new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.

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1998-12-11 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    instantly likable character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    underachieved character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more subtle

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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.

Info

2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    superb cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    evoking

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9 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

Info

1979-12-07 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    plodding pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    refurbished
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ponderous

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10 Hereafter (2010)

Three people — a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy — are touched by death in different ways.

Info

2010-10-22 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Matt Damon, Cécile de France

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    seemingly contrived
  2. Ranked #1 for
    converging plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mindful

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