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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also unvarnished

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and unvarnished movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and unvarnished, 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 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

Info

2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dour subject
  3. Ranked #1 for
    relieving

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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.

Info

2014-06-05 | Drama

Cast

Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eventful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    early childhood
  3. Ranked #1 for
    boyhood

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3 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
    deeply focused
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    artful

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4 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.

Info

2009-11-25 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    glum
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and dreary
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rather depressing

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5 Like Crazy (2011)

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.

Info

2011-10-28 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    madly in love
  2. Ranked #2 for
    more interesting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally effecting

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6 Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.

Info

2013-10-13 | Drama

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    complex character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cheerless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly talented director

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7 Eighth Grade (2018)

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

Info

2018-01-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with awkward moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    honest depiction
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with embarrassing moments

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8 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.

Info

2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loathsome
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force
  3. Ranked #1 for
    contemptible

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9 Marriage Story (2019)

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

Info

2019-11-06 | Drama

Cast

Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heartfelt performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply human

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10 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.

Info

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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