Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also tough and gritty

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and tough and gritty movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and tough and gritty, 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 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

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2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rapid fire editing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rejoinder lines

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2 Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.

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2004-12-15 | Drama

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rise to top
  2. Ranked #3 for
    powerful punch
  3. Ranked #3 for
    deserving accolade

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3 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
    down to earth
  3. Ranked #2 for
    feeling underwhelmed

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4 The Expendables (2010)

Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee visit the remote locale to scout out their opposition and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city.

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2010-08-03 | Thriller / Adventure

Cast

Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fast-cutting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    evil dictator
  3. Ranked #2 for
    testosterone-driving

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5 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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6 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

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2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    suave and sophisticated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more realistic approach
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most thrilling

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7 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

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2018-11-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    series of vignettes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    beautiful script

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8 Fantastic Four (2015)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

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2015-08-05 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    non-existent plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    late in game
  3. Ranked #1 for
    virtually non-existent

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9 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

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2011-12-14 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truer
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more nuanced
  3. Ranked #4 for
    layered performance

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10 At Close Range (1986)

Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970s. Their criminal activities ranged from burglary, theft... and ultimately, murder.

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1986-04-18 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Sean Penn, Christopher Walken

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    purely blissful directing
  2. Ranked #7 for
    very convincing
  3. Ranked #7 for
    quite convincing

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