Top rated slow and steady movies that are also exceeding expectations

Check out today’s highest ranked slow and steady and exceeding expectations movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are slow and steady and exceeding expectations, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Night House (2021)

Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. Soon she begins to uncover her recently deceased husband's disturbing secrets.

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2021-07-15 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    gotcha
  2. Ranked #2 for
    psychologically horrifying
  3. Ranked #2 for
    like Marrowbone

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2 Old Henry (2021)

A widowed farmer and his son warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide who to trust. Defending a siege of his homestead, the farmer reveals a talent for gun-slinging that surprises everyone calling his true identity into question.

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2021-10-01 | Action / Western

Cast

Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze

Rating

rating icon 7.244
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hit out of park
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with final twist
  3. Ranked #1 for
    accomplished

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Old Henry trailer
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3 The Dark and the Wicked (2020)

On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.

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2020-10-29 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Marin Ireland, Michael Abbott Jr.

Rating

rating icon 6.147
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    using horror trope
  2. Ranked #1 for
    getting under my skin
  3. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely frightening

Trailer

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4 The Stranger (2022)

Two strangers strike up a conversation on a long journey. One is a suspect in an unsolved missing person’s case and the other an undercover operative on his trail. Their uneasy friendship becomes the core of this tightly wrought thriller, which is based on the true story of one of the largest investigations and undercover operations in Australia.

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2022-10-06 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.136
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    credible performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly put together
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too slow-paced

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5 Rent-A-Pal (2020)

Set in 1990, a lonely bachelor named David searches for an escape from the day-to-day drudgery of caring for his aging mother. While seeking a partner through a video dating service, he discovers a strange VHS tape called Rent-A-Pal. Hosted by the charming and charismatic Andy, the tape offers him much-needed company, compassion, and friendship. But Andy's friendship comes at a cost, and David desperately struggles to afford the price of admission.

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2020-10-11 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Brian Landis Folkins, Wil Wheaton

Rating

rating icon 6.43
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lonely character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching indispensably
  3. Ranked #2 for
    getting under my skin

Trailer

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6 Speak No Evil (2022)

A Danish family visits a Dutch family they met on a holiday. What was supposed to be an idyllic weekend slowly starts unraveling as the Danes try to stay polite in the face of unpleasantness.

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2022-03-17 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Morten Burian, Sidsel Siem Koch

Rating

rating icon 6.601
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply unpleasant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    discomforting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling uneasy

Trailer

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7 Captive (2020)

A teenage runaway who’s trapped by a delusional man, pretends to be his daughter in order to escape.

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2020-10-30 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

William Kircher, Tori kostic

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    one of rare gems
  2. Ranked #2 for
    real gem
  3. Ranked #2 for
    top grade

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8 Freaks (2019)

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat—or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

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2019-09-12 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern

Rating

rating icon 6.754
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow start
  2. Ranked #2 for
    logical conclusion
  3. Ranked #2 for
    thickened plot

Trailer

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9 X (2022)

In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the cast find themselves fighting for their lives.

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2022-03-17 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega

Rating

rating icon 6.73
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    retro-style directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    like The Final Girls
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gonzo

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10 The Dry (2021)

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

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2021-01-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly

Rating

rating icon 6.774
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    world-class
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brilliantly put together
  3. Ranked #2 for
    evocative

Trailer

The Dry trailer
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