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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also absolutely captivating

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and absolutely captivating movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and absolutely captivating, 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 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

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2003-12-01 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    full glory
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wizardry directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nearly flawless

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2 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.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    purely evil character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    contemptible

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3 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

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2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interlinked story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with common thread

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4 Moulin Rouge! (2001)

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star.

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2001-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quick shot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    innovative camera work
  3. Ranked #1 for
    garish colors

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5 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moody cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    top-notch cinematography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    atmospheric lighting

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6 Midsommar (2019)

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

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2019-07-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lush photography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slightly disturbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    acid trip

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7 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

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1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    almost hypnotic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    elaborately staged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    aura of mystery

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8 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

Info

2002-12-18 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deviating from book
  2. Ranked #1 for
    taking breath away
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pitiable

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9 Avatar (2009)

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

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2009-12-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    completely unoriginal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic spectacle
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fully immersing

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10 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

Info

2001-12-18 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    elated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beyond realms
  3. Ranked #1 for
    floored

Trailer

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