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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also firmly grounded

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

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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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2 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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3 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.

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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
    pat ending

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4 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

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1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    elaborately staged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    restless

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5 Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

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2015-04-22 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    menacing villain
  2. Ranked #5 for
    pointless subplots
  3. Ranked #6 for
    more fulfilling

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6 Drive (2011)

Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.

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2011-08-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    ambient music
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ambient sound
  3. Ranked #2 for
    steady pace

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7 Three Days of the Condor (1975)

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

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1975-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    director with technical expertise
  2. Ranked #1 for
    the jewel in the crown
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tightly directed

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8 Superman Returns (2006)

Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the planet forever, as well as ridding himself of the Man of Steel.

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2006-06-28 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    snoozing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    that impressive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more fitting

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9 Midsommar (2019)

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

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2019-07-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grotesque visual
  2. Ranked #2 for
    breathtaking photography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    top-notch cinematography

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10 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.

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2018-12-13 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    leaving nagging question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lingering question
  3. Ranked #2 for
    pretty solid

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