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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 Sep 14 2020

1 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 #1 for
    rather uneventful
  2. Ranked #3 for
    raw and gritty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    complex character

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2 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
    too quick
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fast editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit thin

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3 8 Mile (2002)

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. With his pal Future and the three one third in place, all he has to do is not choke.

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2002-11-08 | Drama / Music

Cast

Eminem, Mekhi Phifer

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dead end
  3. Ranked #2 for
    raw talent

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4 Killing Them Softly (2012)

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

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2012-07-30 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    economical
  2. Ranked #1 for
    politcal overtone
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lot of talking

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5 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
    unpolished production
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more realistic approach
  3. Ranked #1 for
    virile character

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6 The Road (2009)

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

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2009-11-25 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    desperate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and depressing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    post-apocalyptic future

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7 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 #1 for
    purely evil character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force
  3. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere

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8 The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's corpse, and the odd caravan sets out on horseback for Mexico.

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2005-11-17 | Adventure / Crime

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    finely drawn
  2. Ranked #4 for
    straightforward narrative
  3. Ranked #5 for
    rugged

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9 The Town (2010)

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

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2010-09-15 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly competent directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    talent behind cameras
  3. Ranked #1 for
    efficient directing

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10 The Sisters Brothers (2018)

Oregon, 1851. Hermann Kermit Warm, a chemist and aspiring gold prospector, keeps a profitable secret that the Commodore wants to know, so he sends the Sisters brothers, two notorious assassins, to capture him on his way to California.

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2018-09-19 | Western / Drama

Cast

John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moderately enjoyable
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more substantive
  3. Ranked #5 for
    with moments of tenderness

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