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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also sobering

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and sobering movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and sobering, 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 Jan 19 2021

1 Babel (2006)

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

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2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wide plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too convenient
  3. Ranked #1 for
    impelling and reinforcing

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2 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 #1 for
    exceptional performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    performance of a lifetime
  3. Ranked #2 for
    despaired

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3 Macbeth (2015)

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.

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2015-08-16 | History / Drama

Cast

Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hoarse voice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    indecipherable
  3. Ranked #2 for
    interpretive concept

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4 His House (2020)

After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.

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2020-01-27 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Sope Dirisu, Wunmi Mosaku

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with creepy moments
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more impactful
  3. Ranked #3 for
    expert shooting

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5 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.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly talented directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flawless performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sheerly brilliant directing

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6 Ordinary People (1980)

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

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1980-09-19 | Drama

Cast

Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    worthy of academy award
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for open discussion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely marvelous

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7 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

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2005-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accurate reflection
  2. Ranked #1 for
    much more comfortable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unflinching

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8 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

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2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exceptionally talented directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    left unrevealed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    anxious

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9 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

Info

1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deliberately slow
  2. Ranked #1 for
    spaced out character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    jealous character

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10 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

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2001-06-29 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Haley Joel Osment, Frances O'Connor

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    philosophical question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sappy ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    existential question

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