Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also small-scale

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and small-scale movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and small-scale, 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 Chef (2014)

When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen -- and zest for life and love.

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2014-05-08 | Comedy

Cast

Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    recipe for success
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scrumptious cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    creative and original directing

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2 Vivarium (2019)

A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an otherworldly child.

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2019-09-07 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    satisfying resolution
  2. Ranked #2 for
    anti-climactic ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    left unanswered

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3 Lights Out (2016)

Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother.

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2016-07-21 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dim lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining tension
  3. Ranked #1 for
    primal fear

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4 Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

When an alien race and factions within Starfleet attempt to take over a planet that has "regenerative" properties, it falls upon Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise to defend the planet's people as well as the very ideals upon which the Federation itself was founded.

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1998-12-11 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    more rounded
  2. Ranked #4 for
    moral question
  3. Ranked #5 for
    more light-hearted

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5 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for deep-thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly intellectual

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6 Signs (2002)

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

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2002-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    quick glimpse
  2. Ranked #3 for
    generating suspense
  3. Ranked #5 for
    superbly crafted

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7 Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)

En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan political leader, Shinzon, who claims to seek peace with the human-backed United Federation of Planets. Once in enemy territory, the captain and his crew make a startling discovery: Shinzon is human, a slave from the Romulan sister planet of Remus, and has a secret, shocking relationship to Picard himself.

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2002-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    exact replica
  2. Ranked #6 for
    adversary-worthy
  3. Ranked #7 for
    last hurrah

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8 Sunshine (2007)

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.

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2007-04-05 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deep impact
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overexposing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bright lighting

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9 It Comes at Night (2017)

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

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2017-06-09 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too many unanswered questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling of isolation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    left unresolved

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10 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rabid character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    blood thirsty
  3. Ranked #4 for
    more frightening

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