Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also thoughtful and intelligent

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and thoughtful and intelligent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and thoughtful and intelligent, 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 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.

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2017-04-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

Rating

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    painfully slow
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely nothing happening
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely slow pace

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2 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 #3 for
    down to earth
  2. Ranked #4 for
    nicely filmed
  3. Ranked #5 for
    improvised dialogue

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3 Unbreakable (2000)

An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead — and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.

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2000-11-22 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    labored acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lethargic pace

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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
    quiet
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ordinary man
  3. Ranked #2 for
    pure poetry

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5 The Midnight Sky (2020)

A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

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2020-12-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

George Clooney, Felicity Jones

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually engaging
  2. Ranked #2 for
    glacial pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    most depressing

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6 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly intellectual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    non-linear narrative

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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
    for self reflection
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping landscape

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8 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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9 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
    left unsolved
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely absorbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hanging in the air

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10 Eat Pray Love (2010)

Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced and at a crossroads, Gilbert steps out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery. In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy, the power of prayer in India and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of true love in Bali.

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2010-08-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Julia Roberts, James Franco

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for self reflection
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wallowing in self pity
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for edification

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