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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also praised enough

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

Info

2003-12-01 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enormous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    utterly perfect directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nothing short of breathtaking

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2 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Info

2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Christian Bale, Heath Ledger

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely spot on
  2. Ranked #1 for
    above and beyond
  3. Ranked #1 for
    adding new dimension

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3 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

Info

2005-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply moving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heartbreakingly beautiful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    accurate reflection

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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.

Info

2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force
  3. Ranked #1 for
    purely evil character

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5 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for debating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    plot hinges
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly charging

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6 The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

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1994-09-23 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 8.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    virtually flawless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    soothing voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    top-rated

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7 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.

Info

2001-12-18 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    anxiously awaited
  2. Ranked #1 for
    elated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly awaited

Trailer

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8 American Beauty (1999)

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Info

1999-09-15 | Drama

Cast

Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boy next door
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too close to home
  3. Ranked #1 for
    character stuck in a rut

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9 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Info

2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interconnected story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interlocking story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot

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10 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.

Info

2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evoking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    commanding attention

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