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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also challenging

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and challenging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and challenging, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 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
    loosely connected plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deeply meaningful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    synchronized

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2 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

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2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    genuine surprise
  2. Ranked #3 for
    comedown
  3. Ranked #3 for
    obvious

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3 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

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1979-12-07 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strained plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stretched plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rocky start

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4 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 #1 for
    blackness
  2. Ranked #1 for
    worthy of academy award
  3. Ranked #1 for
    plum role

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5 Heaven's Gate (1980)

Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion, a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson. As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.

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1980-11-19 | Drama / Western

Cast

Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely nothing happening
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant photography

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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 #4 for
    firm
  2. Ranked #5 for
    old-fashioned story
  3. Ranked #6 for
    rigorous directing

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7 Macbeth (2015)

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.

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2015-08-16 | History / Drama

Cast

Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    hoarse voice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dour subject
  3. Ranked #2 for
    drowned-out dialogue

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8 Brick (2006)

A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.

Info

2006-03-31 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nora Zehetner

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    sharp edge dialogue
  2. Ranked #4 for
    noir atmosphere
  3. Ranked #5 for
    neo-noir

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9 Bird Box (2018)

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Info

2018-12-13 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lingering question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    leaving nagging question
  3. Ranked #2 for
    right out window

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10 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.

Info

2007-05-19 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    explosive ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    rousing finale
  3. Ranked #2 for
    exciting finale

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