Top rated slow and steady movies that are also more substantial

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

1 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
    barbaric
  2. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    disciplinarian

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

Trailer

The Night House trailer
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3 Slapface (2022)

A boy deals with the loss of his mother by creating a relationship with a dangerous monster.

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2022-04-21 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

August Maturo, Mike C. Manning

Rating

rating icon 5.87
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    disciplined
  2. Ranked #2 for
    kind of cute
  3. Ranked #3 for
    relatively easy

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4 John and the Hole (2021)

While exploring the neighboring woods, 13-year-old John discovers an unfinished bunker — a deep hole in the ground. Seemingly without provocation, he drugs his affluent parents and older sister and drags their unconscious bodies into the bunker, where he holds them captive. As they anxiously wait for John to free them from the hole, the boy returns home, where he can finally do what he wants.

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2021-08-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Charlie Shotwell, Taissa Farmiga

Rating

rating icon 5.411
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    limited role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic merit
  3. Ranked #1 for
    adulthood

Trailer

John and the Hole trailer
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5 The Hole in the Ground (2019)

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home.

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2019-03-01 | Horror

Cast

Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey

Rating

rating icon 5.627
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unexplained
  2. Ranked #2 for
    payoff at ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eerie

Trailer

The Hole in the Ground trailer
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6 The Photograph (2020)

When famed photographer Christina Eames dies unexpectedly, she leaves her estranged daughter, Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. When Mae finds a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box, she soon finds herself delving into her mother's early life -- an investigation that leads to an unexpected romance with a rising journalist.

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2020-02-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield

Rating

rating icon 6.453
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    straight-to-DVD
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for Nicholas Sparks' fans
  3. Ranked #1 for
    smooth directing

Trailer

The Photograph trailer
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7 All the Old Knives (2022)

When the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that cost more than 100 people their lives, veteran operative Henry Pelham is assigned to root out the mole with his former lover and colleague Celia Harrison.

Info

2022-04-08 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton

Rating

rating icon 6.008
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flashback sequence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    layered performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thrills and spills

Trailer

All the Old Knives trailer
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8 Sea Fever (2020)

The crew of a West of Ireland trawler—marooned at sea—struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

Info

2020-06-12 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Hermione Corfield, Ardalan Esmaili

Rating

rating icon 6.229
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-acted
  2. Ranked #2 for
    decently written
  3. Ranked #2 for
    good pace

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9 Unearth (2020)

The relationship between two neighboring farm families are strained when one of them chooses to lease their land to an oil and gas company. In the midst of growing tension, the land is drilled, and something long dormant and terrifying, deep beneath the earth's surface is released. "Unearth" is about the horrifying repercussions sown by short-sighted decisions, and what our children reap from our actions.

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2020-08-25 | Horror

Cast

Adrienne Barbeau, Marc Blucas

Rating

rating icon 3.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    real downer
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pretty picture
  3. Ranked #3 for
    not remotely scary

Trailer

Unearth trailer
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10 We Need to Do Something (2021)

Seeking shelter from a storm, a family finds themselves trapped in a bathroom for days with no sign of rescue and untold evils lurking just beyond the walls.

Info

2021-09-03 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Sierra McCormick, Vinessa Shaw

Rating

rating icon 5.311
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    copping out
  2. Ranked #1 for
    final insult
  3. Ranked #2 for
    locked in

Trailer

We Need to Do Something trailer
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