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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also extremely powerful

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and extremely powerful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and extremely powerful, 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 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
    interlinked story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous

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2 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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3 American History X (1998)

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two African-American men. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.

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1998-10-30 | Drama

Cast

Edward Norton, Edward Furlong

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    outstanding performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    persuasive acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wholly convincing acting

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4 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
    sheer force
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bravura directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere

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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

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2005-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unsaid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally powerful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    heart-wrenching

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6 Les Misérables (2012)

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

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2012-12-18 | History / Drama

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    baritone voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    falsetto voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    favorite role

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7 Prisoners (2013)

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

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2013-09-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bleak atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    attention capturing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting

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8 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 #1 for
    feel cheated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    obvious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sorely disappointing

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9 The Godfather: Part II (1974)

In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.

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1974-12-20 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Al Pacino, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 8.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    almost flawless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more ambitious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    masterstroke

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10 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
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #1 for
    triumphant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unsurpassed

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