Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also punishing

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and punishing movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and punishing, 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 Jun 14 2021

1 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

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1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright frightening
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly stylized acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    chiaroscuro

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2 The Descent (2005)

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

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2005-07-08 | Adventure / Horror

Cast

Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fearing the dark
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leaping out

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3 Collateral (2004)

Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.

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2004-08-04 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    late night movie
  2. Ranked #3 for
    contrived plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unlikely scenario

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4 Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

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2006-02-24 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slightly confusing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    complicated plot

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5 Dredd (2012)

In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called Judges, who combine the duties of judge, jury and executioner to deliver a brutal brand of swift justice. But even the top-ranking Judge, Dredd, discovers that taking down Ma-Ma isn’t as easy as it seems in this explosive adaptation of the hugely popular comic series.

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2012-09-07 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grimace expression
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hyperviolent
  3. Ranked #2 for
    futuristic look

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6 Heaven's Gate (1980)

Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion, a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson. As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.

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1980-11-19 | Drama / Western

Cast

Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretched to breaking point
  2. Ranked #2 for
    grandiose
  3. Ranked #3 for
    soporific

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7 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 #2 for
    for in-depth study
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sheer force
  3. Ranked #3 for
    fully-formed cast

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8 Ace in the Hole (1951)

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.

Info

1951-06-29 | Drama

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    layered performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unethical character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more relevant

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9 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    can't make heads or tails
  2. Ranked #1 for
    confounded
  3. Ranked #1 for
    multiple interpretations

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10 The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

From Academy Award® ,winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson comes the epic adventures of Tintin. Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse ,Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey around the world that critics are calling.

Info

2011-10-26 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    action-packed adventure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blistering
  3. Ranked #2 for
    photorealistic

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