Top rated slow and steady movies that are also staying true to book

Check out today’s highest ranked slow and steady and staying true 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 staying true to book, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 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
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sweeping
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic feeling

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2 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

Trailer

We Have Always Lived in the Castle trailer
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3 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
    totally absorbing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brilliantly put together

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4 Things Heard & Seen (2021)

Catherine Clare reluctantly trades life in 1980 Manhattan for a remote home in the tiny hamlet of Chosen, New York, after her husband George lands a job teaching art history at a small Hudson Valley college. Even as she does her best to transform the old dairy farm into a place where young daughter Franny will be happy, Catherine increasingly finds herself isolated and alone. She soon comes to sense a sinister darkness lurking both in the walls of the ramshackle property—and in her marriage to George.

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2021-04-29 | Horror

Cast

Amanda Seyfried, James Norton

Rating

rating icon 5.738
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit muddled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    damp squib
  3. Ranked #1 for
    muddling

Trailer

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5 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
    downer

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6 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
    snail pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inhumane character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive directing

Trailer

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7 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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8 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

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2020-08-28 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley

Rating

rating icon 6.589
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    obtuse
  2. Ranked #1 for
    analytical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    scratching head

Trailer

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9 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
    feel cheated
  3. Ranked #4 for
    rowdy character

Trailer

The Lost Daughter trailer
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10 Last and First Men (2020)

As the end approaches inexorably, the last humans, living millions of years into the future, send a message to the humanity of the present that is both a plea for help and a warning, but also an epic tale of evolution, decline and hope.

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2020-02-25 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 6.435
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    monochromatic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dramatic structure

Trailer

Last and First Men trailer
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