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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also faithful to book

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and faithful to book movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and faithful to book, 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 Sep 14 2020

1 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to spirit
  2. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to source material
  3. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to book

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2 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.

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2001-12-18 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    floored
  2. Ranked #1 for
    very impressive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    true work of art

Trailer

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3 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

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2005-12-07 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely pleasing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very nice

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4 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
    unsurpassed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    outdone
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic battle sequence

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5 Dune (1984)

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune—the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.

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1984-12-14 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Kyle MacLachlan, Francesca Annis

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Art Deco
  2. Ranked #1 for
    muddling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    almost incomprehensible

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6 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

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2005-07-13 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    special treat
  2. Ranked #1 for
    batty
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quite a treat

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7 Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.

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2011-04-14 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Taylor Schilling, Paul Johansson

Rating

rating icon 5.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    high production value
  2. Ranked #2 for
    vaguely familiar cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    myopic

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8 The Great Gatsby (1974)

Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.

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1974-03-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Robert Redford, Mia Farrow

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capturing the mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    literary masterpiece
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lack of authenticity

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9 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.

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2002-12-18 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    better executed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most remarkable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    simply breathtaking

Trailer

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10 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
    falsetto voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nasal voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    baritone voice

Trailer

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