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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also academy award deserving

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and academy award deserving movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and academy award deserving, 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 Monster's Ball (2001)

Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.

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2001-06-07 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    vitriolic dialogue
  2. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally complex
  3. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat depressing subject

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2 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
    staggering
  2. Ranked #1 for
    standing tall
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nothing short of breathtaking

Trailer

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3 American Beauty (1999)

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Info

1999-09-15 | Drama

Cast

Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    character stuck in a rut
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too close to home
  3. Ranked #1 for
    close look

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4 Babel (2006)

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

Info

2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

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

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5 Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict

Info

2005-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely moving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply emotional

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6 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

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2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evoking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    commanding attention

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7 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos, whom he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriending the Grinch.

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2000-11-17 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    stretched to breaking point
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mean streaked
  3. Ranked #2 for
    mugging acting

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8 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Info

2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    directorial achievement
  3. Ranked #1 for
    convincing portrayal

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9 The Hurt Locker (2008)

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Info

2008-10-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dangerous subject
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fearless

Trailer

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10 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 18th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.

Info

2003-07-09 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pretty impressive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure fun

Trailer

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