Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also breakthrough

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and breakthrough movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and breakthrough, 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 May 17 2021

1 Beat the Devil (1953)

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel aboard an ill-fated tramp steamer en route to Mombasa.

Info

1953-11-24 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dry dialogue
  2. Ranked #2 for
    less enthusiastic
  3. Ranked #3 for
    droll dialogue

Trailer

Beat the Devil trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

2 Ordinary People (1980)

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

Info

1980-09-19 | Drama

Cast

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nuanced portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    award-deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good supporting actor

Trailer

Ordinary People trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

3 Capote (2005)

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

Info

2005-09-30 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    flamboyant
  2. Ranked #2 for
    multifaceted character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    horrific crimes

Trailer

Capote trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

4 Fan (2016)

A man who bears a striking resemblance to a renowned movie star becomes an obsessive fan, but when his fierce love is spurned by the star, he decides to destroy the star's life and reputation.

Info

2016-04-14 | Action / Drama

Cast

Shah Rukh Khan, Waluscha D' Souza

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally illogical
  2. Ranked #1 for
    acting idol
  3. Ranked #2 for
    well-done

Trailer

Fan trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

5 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Info

2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly intellectual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for deep-thinking

Trailer

Arrival trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

6 The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Years after his squad was ambushed during the Gulf War, Major Ben Marco finds himself having terrible nightmares. He begins to doubt that his fellow squad-mate Sergeant Raymond Shaw, now a vice-presidential candidate, is the hero he remembers him being. As Marco's doubts deepen, Shaw's political power grows, and, when Marco finds a mysterious implant embedded in his back, the memory of what really happened begins to return.

Info

2004-07-30 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    plausible story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fiendish
  3. Ranked #4 for
    national hero

Trailer

The Manchurian Candidate trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

7 The Berlin File (2013)

When an illicit arms deal goes bad, North Korean spy Pyo Jong-seong finds himself targeted not just by the South Koreans but also his own bosses.

Info

2013-01-30 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Ha Jung-woo, Han Suk-kyu

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dense plot
  2. Ranked #3 for
    overly complex
  3. Ranked #4 for
    exciting action sequence

Trailer

The Berlin File trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

8 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.

Info

2001-06-07 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    weighty atmosphere
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hateful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    entirely convincing acting

Trailer

Monster's Ball trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

9 Cars 2 (2011)

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

Info

2011-06-11 | Animation / Family

Cast

Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overjoyed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    straight-to-DVD
  3. Ranked #4 for
    bumpkin

Trailer

Cars 2 trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

10 Splice (2009)

Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops from a deformed female infant into a beautiful but dangerous winged human-chimera, who forges a bond with both of her creators - only to have that bond turn deadly.

Info

2009-10-06 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    super-intelligent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mad science
  3. Ranked #2 for
    transmogrifying character

Trailer

Splice trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also breakthrough list are rated as strained plot, eminent directing, nuanced portrayal, underplayed performance, award-deserving, worthy of academy award, cast with squeaky voice, slowly evolving, for in-depth study, deserving accolade.
We collect all existing reviews on the web for all movies and proceed machine learning to calculate the A.I. ranking. It ranks the movies while automatically updating new information every week.
Using Taste search, Maimovie provides a unique system which helps you search for specific results through phrases that are collected from movie reviews and information from various movie databases. You can look for movies with phrases such as “adrenaline pumping movies” or “unexpected plot twist of all time.” The Maimovie application’s database covers movie information from all 540K+ movies and connects you to all 74+ available streaming services.