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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also ringing true

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and ringing true movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and ringing true, 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 Five Corners (1987)

A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.

Info

1987-09-11 | Drama

Cast

Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    ringing true
  2. Ranked #19 for
    rounded character
  3. Ranked #24 for
    short-fused character

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2 Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)

It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas.

Info

2008-12-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Elizabeth Peña, Freddy Rodríguez

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    jovial character
  2. Ranked #5 for
    large cast
  3. Ranked #9 for
    chirpy

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3 Flight (2012)

Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip pulls off a miraculous crash-landing that results in only six lives lost. Shaken to the core, Whip vows to get sober -- but when the crash investigation exposes his addiction, he finds himself in an even worse situation.

Info

2012-11-02 | Drama

Cast

Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flawed hero
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sharp turn
  3. Ranked #1 for
    excellent supporting cast

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4 Cake (2014)

After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.

Info

2014-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dramatic chop
  2. Ranked #5 for
    most challenging role
  3. Ranked #6 for
    typecasted role

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5 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.

Info

2006-03-31 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nora Zehetner

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    noir style
  2. Ranked #1 for
    neo-noir
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visual gimmick

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6 The Children's Hour (1961)

A private school for young girls is scandalized when one spiteful student, Mary Tilford, accuses the two young women who run the school of having a lesbian relationship.

Info

1961-01-01 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vindictive character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    malicious character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    histrionic acting

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7 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.

Info

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
    somewhat depressing subject

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8 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
    emotionally powerful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most profound

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9 Hello I Must Be Going (2012)

Divorced and demoralised, Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, igniting her last bit of self-esteem.

Info

2012-09-07 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Melanie Lynskey, Blythe Danner

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    with tender moments
  2. Ranked #14 for
    ringing true
  3. Ranked #23 for
    beautiful acting

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10 The Apartment (1960)

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.

Info

1960-06-21 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    upbeat ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    straight dramatic acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ideal casting

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