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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also pulling punches

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and pulling punches movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and pulling punches, 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 Hunger (2008)

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It dramatises events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death.

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2008-05-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    immensely powerful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    political context
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tour de force

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2 Romper Stomper (1992)

Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman who is prone to epileptic seizures joins the skins' merry band, and helps them on their run from justice, but is her affliction also a sign of impurity?

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1992-03-05 | Action / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sexually aggressive character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thuggish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    no holds barred

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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
    outlook on life
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely powerful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally believable acting

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4 Irreversible (2002)

Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass, and subsequently seeks revenge upon her assailant. A simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything.

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2002-05-22 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most shocking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    weirded out
  3. Ranked #1 for
    profoundly disturbing

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5 Rambo (2008)

When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent memories of his time as a U.S. soldier during the Vietnam War, Rambo can hardly turn his back on the aid workers who so desperately need his help.

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2008-01-24 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    balls-to-the-wall action
  2. Ranked #1 for
    no holds barred
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bang for buck

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6 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
    peachy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally complex

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7 Raging Bull (1980)

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

Info

1980-11-14 | Drama / Action

Cast

Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    destructive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    temperamental
  3. Ranked #1 for
    short-fused character

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8 Black Hawk Down (2001)

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

Info

2001-12-28 | Action / History

Cast

Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    realistic portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    accurate depiction
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely realistic acting

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9 End of Watch (2012)

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Info

2012-09-20 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    entry in genre
  2. Ranked #1 for
    shaky hand-held camera
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cast with natural chemistry

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10 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
    interlinked story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous

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