Top rated slow and steady movies that are also faithful to book

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

1 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
    like Knives Out
  3. Ranked #2 for
    totally absorbing

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The Dry trailer
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2 Dune (2021)

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

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2021-09-15 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson

Rating

rating icon 7.782
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great sound effects
  2. Ranked #1 for
    epic scope
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic feeling

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Dune trailer
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3 Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)

At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.

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2019-09-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 5.928
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inhumane character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    disciplinarian
  3. Ranked #1 for
    snail pace

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Waiting for the Barbarians trailer
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4 We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2019)

In Shirleyville, Vermont, during the sixties, sisters Merricat and Constance, along with their ailing uncle Julian, confined to a wheelchair, live isolated in a big mansion located on the hill overlooking the town, tormented by the memories of a family tragedy occurred six years ago. The arrival of cousin Charles will threaten the fragile equilibrium of their minds, haunted by madness, fear and superstition.

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2019-05-17 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario

Rating

rating icon 5.518
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    air of mystery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    handsomely produced
  3. Ranked #2 for
    splendid performance

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle trailer
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5 The Lost Daughter (2021)

A woman's seaside vacation takes a dark turn when her obsession with a young mother forces her to confront secrets from her past.

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2021-12-16 | Drama

Cast

Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley

Rating

rating icon 6.551
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    unloved character
  2. Ranked #4 for
    rowdy character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    feel cheated

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The Lost Daughter trailer
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6 Doctor Sleep (2019)

Still scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook Hotel, Dan Torrance faces the ghosts of the past when he meets Abra, a courageous teen who desperately needs his help -- and who possesses a powerful extrasensory ability called the "shine".

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2019-10-30 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Kyliegh Curran

Rating

rating icon 7.152
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #5 for
    tough acting

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Doctor Sleep trailer
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7 Native Son (2019)

A young black man named Bigger Thomas takes a job working for a highly influential Chicago family, a decision that will change the course of his life forever.

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2019-01-24 | Drama

Cast

Ashton Sanders, Margaret Qualley

Rating

rating icon 5.494
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    odd choice of cast
  2. Ranked #3 for
    estimable
  3. Ranked #4 for
    polished look

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Native Son trailer
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8 Nightmare Alley (2021)

An ambitious carnival man with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychologist who is even more dangerous than he is.

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2021-12-02 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 6.996
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    femme fatale
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hothead
  3. Ranked #1 for
    carny ride

Trailer

Nightmare Alley trailer
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9 Pet Sematary (2019)

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

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2019-04-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz

Rating

rating icon 5.737
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  2. Ranked #2 for
    scared to death
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deviating from book

Trailer

Pet Sematary trailer
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10 Emma. (2020)

In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

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2020-02-13 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn

Rating

rating icon 7.044
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Period Drama
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ravishingly beautiful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully designed

Trailer

Emma. trailer
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