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 Jul 26 2021

1 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 | War / History

Cast

Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hoarse voice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    staying true to spirit
  3. Ranked #2 for
    faithful adaptation

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2 Dark River (2018)

After her father dies, a young woman returns to her Yorkshire village for the first time in 15 years to claim the family farm she believes is hers.

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2018-02-23 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    unremitting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    somewhat depressing subject
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dark and brooding

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3 The Conversation (1974)

Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple are in danger.

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1974-04-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, John Cazale

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mood piece
  2. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly executed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    obscure

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4 Open Water (2004)

Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...

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2004-08-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spending the afternoon
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining tension
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unprofessionally produced

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5 Possum (2018)

A disgraced children’s puppeteer returns to his childhood home and is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured him his entire life.

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2018-10-26 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Sean Harris, Alun Armstrong

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly boring
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brooding atmosphere
  3. Ranked #3 for
    bizarre visual

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6 Revolutionary Road (2008)

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.

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2008-12-19 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    discontent character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uniform cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ending badly

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7 If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.

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2018-12-14 | Romance / Drama

Cast

KiKi Layne, Stephan James

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intelligently crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    soulful acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    richly textured

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8 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
    award-deserving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    definitely Oscar-deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nuanced portrayal

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9 The Lovely Bones (2009)

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

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2009-02-19 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Mark Wahlberg

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    overdone
  2. Ranked #2 for
    deeply affecting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    ethereal quality

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10 Nobody Knows (2004)

In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.

Info

2004-08-07 | Drama

Cast

Yuya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    with miserable life
  2. Ranked #2 for
    increasingly difficult
  3. Ranked #4 for
    with miserable existence

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